Friday, June 22, 2018

Beware! Obesity can make heart rate irregular

WASHINGTON: Turns out, obesity can lead to higher chances of developing rapid and irregular heart rate. According to the study conducted by Penn State, people with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid...

Just one egg a day for six months can boost a baby’s brain

LONDON: Feeding babies eggs boosts their brain development and function, new research suggests. Just one egg a day for six months significantly increases youngsters' levels of the nutrients choline and DHA, both of which...

Five types of diabetes disclosed in new study

PARIS: Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease. There are five distinct types of...

Early breakfast is important for people with Type II diabetes

WASHINGTON: According to a study conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, an 'evening person' is linked to higher body mass indices among people with Type II diabetes, and having breakfast later in...

Obesity linked with improved survival in pneumonia patients

WASHINGTON: A study recently conducted found that Pneumonia patients who are obese and overweight are 20-30 percent less likely to die than patients of a normal weight. The study, conducted by the European Association for...

Colorectal cancer screening should begin at the age of 45

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, the screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) should begin at 45 years of age to match rising mortality rates in young adults. The research presented at the 25th UEG...

Peas, broccoli may cut obesity

WASHINGTON: Consuming of dietary fiber like peas, broccoli, raspberries, blackberries, coconut and figs daily can prevent obesity, suggests a recent study. According to Georgia State University researchers, consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity,...

Toothpaste: An offbeat warrior against lung disease

WASHINGTON: Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening...

Beware! Holding nose while sneezing may burst your ear drum

WASHINGTON: If you are about to sneeze, then don't try to stop it by pinching your nose and closing your mouth, as according to doctors, it can rupture throat, burst an ear drum and...

E-cigarette flavour affects a lot more than just taste

WASHINGTON: Turns out, toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor. According to a Penn State-led study, the flavor of an e-cigarette may affect more than a consumer's taste buds. The team of researchers said...