Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Taking leftover antibiotics is dangerous

WASHINGTON: We have all been there - taking leftover antibiotics to save a second trip to the doctor. However, a recent study has found that giving saved antibiotics to others - within and outside...

Effects of chewing gum on your skin

LONDON: IT’S a sure-fire way to freshen your breath but chewing gum could be having seriously adverse effects on our skin - and most people aren't even aware of it. Two celebrity dentists have issued warnings about...

Benefits of apple cider vinegar

WASHINGTON: Chugging apple cider vinegar has been a trendy healthy thing to do for a while now, but does a sour spoonful in the morning really work? According to Newsweek, while there is "plenty of...

Less sleep: More dangerous than poison 6 hours sleep not enough for brain and...

LONDON: More than half of adults in the UK sleep for six hours or less each night, while just 17 per cent of adults enjoy the recommended eight hours, new research suggests.  The poll of 2,000...

Abnormal vision can affect brain functions

WASHINGTON: According to a recent research, abnormal vision in childhood can affect the functioning of the brain. The researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, and the University of Auckland uncovered...

Obesity is linked to early- onset colorectal cancer

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 in contrast to women who have what is considered...

New study reveals 3-in-1 vaccine to deter traveller’s diarrhoea

WASHINGTON: For the first time ever a vaccine has been designed to stop three common pathogens of traveller's diarrhoea.  A new study conducted by a University of Guelph chemist, Mario Monteiro has confirmed it. Monteiro...

Diabetic patients at risk of death from alcohol, accidents, suicide

WASHINGTON: Turns out, diabetic patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide.The study, conducted at the University of Helsinki, suggested that the increased risk of death from these causes may...

Why women live longer than men?

WASHINGTON: Researchers have tried to ask a commonly asked question- Why do women live longer than men? Women have some natural physical advantages as to why they live longer than men. While this gender...

Hugs – key to better social interactions

WASHINGNTON: According to a recent study, hugs can be the key to better social interactions. The research suggests that reaching out and consensually hugging people can actually reduce bad feelings associated with the typical...