Sunday, June 24, 2018

Vitamin E find paves way for ‘more nutritious’ maize

WASHINGTON: Maize, long a staple crop, could soon become more nutritious. A new research from the Cornell University has identified genes that control vitamin E content in maize grain, a finding that could lead...

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...

Cherry juice daily ups sleep time

WASHINGTON: If your parents or grandparents are insomniac then you may ask them to drink montmorency tart cherry juice, as according to a recent study it may help to extend their sleep time by...

American study suggests drinking red wine beneficial for conceiving

WASHINGTON: A recent study in America has suggested those women who are planning a baby, then drinking red wine at least once a week may boost the chances of conceiving, suggests a recent study....

Women at increased risk of heart disease, stroke

NEW DELHI: Statistics indicate that heart diseases and stroke cause one in three female deaths every year around the world, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Additionally, about 90% of women have one or...

Breast cancer awareness

LONDON: A female nipple will be shown during daytime TV for the first time this week in an advert created to raise breast cancer awareness. The ad, created with breast cancer charity CoppaFeel!, focuses...

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster; suggests study

WASHINGTON: In a recent research, the scientists found that stem cells help skin close recurring wounds faster. The discovery could advance research and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases. Inflammatory skin diseases are...

New pill may treat diabetes; help patients shed extra kilos

WASHINGTON: A team of researchers has recently created a new pill that can significantly improve the health of people with diabetes and help to shed those extra kilos from their waistlines. The findings indicated that...

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased risk of COPD

WASHINGTON: Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? It might put you at an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The findings of a new study indicate that greater vigilance may be needed to...

Working in night shift ups risk of obesity

WASHINGTON: You may want to avoid doing those overnight shifts, as working in late night shifts is linked to 29 percent increase in risk of becoming obese or overweight, warns a study. The results suggested...