Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Obese children likely to die early than healthy peers

LONDON: Turns out, four out of five obese school children are likely to be overweight for life, resulting in losing 10-20 years of their lives. According to a report by the Royal College of Paediatrics...

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,...

Vitamin ‘D’ supplements may help in suffering IBS

WASHINGTON: Taking Vitamin 'D' supplements could reduce the painful Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), suggests a new study. Scientists from the University's Department of Oncology and Metabolism reviewed and integrated all available research on vitamin...

Sajid Hasan shares his horrifying hair transplant ordeal to save others

KARACHI: Hair transplant is now common worldwide but inexperienced and socalled experts create a lot of problem and make the life hell of their 'patients'. Veteran actor Sajid Hasan is an example of those...

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...

One cigarette a day linked to risk of serious heart problems

LONDON: Even smoking just one cigarette a day is linked to major risk of heart problems, a new study suggests. Researchers said there is "no safe level" of smoking as they urged smokers to...

When palpitations lead to cardiac arrest…

NEW DELHI: Fluttering of your heart is not always the sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat. The fluttering could be a sign that you need to pay attention to your heart....

Exercise must for a thinner belly

LONDON: For people who have a busy work and social life, fitness and exercising may be a task, but according to experts finding time to keep fit doesn't have to be a workout in...

New blood test can screen eight cancer types

WASHINGTON: Resear-chers have developed a non-invasive blood test that can screen eight common types of cancer long before symptoms appear. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers said the test, called CancerSEEK is a unique...

Vitamin C can turn back clock on skin ageing

LONDON: Turns out, Vitamin C is much more than a go-to cold and flu warding-off ingredient. Along with a boost for your health, it works wonders on your skin. A new buzzword amongst beauty...