Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

New York, May 24 (IANS) If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests.   The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology […]

Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study

Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study

London, May 24 (IANS) Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin cancer, according to a study.   Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer, most closely associated with excessive sun exposure. Obesity is an established risk factor for cancer and […]

An egg a day may keep heart diseases away

An egg a day may keep heart diseases away

Beijing, May 22 (IANS) If you thought eating eggs is bad for your heart due to their high cholesterol content, think again. A large study has now shown that people who consume an egg every day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases.   “The present study finds that there is an association between […]

Gestational diabetes may increase risk of kidney damage

Gestational diabetes may increase risk of kidney damage

New York, May 22 (IANS) Gestational diabetes — high blood sugar condition during pregnancy — may cause early-stage kidney damage that can later lead to chronic kidney diseases among women, reported a study. The study showed that women with gestational diabetes were more likely to have a high glomerular filtration rate (GFR) — an estimate […]

Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health

Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health

New York, May 22 (IANS) Consuming Mediterranean diet rich in antioxidants could reduce the adverse effects of air pollution on health. A diet which includes antioxidants present in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, olive oils, fish and poultry over red meat and processed foods, can weaken the adverse effects of exposure to high levels of […]

Perfect fruit salad to start summers on healthy note

Perfect fruit salad to start summers on healthy note

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A perfect fruit salad can make your day and what if it also has all the healthy ingredients? This summer make the best use of your indoor stay by making some nutritious options of fruit appetisers at home.   Sujeet Singh, Executive Chef at Radisson Noida located in Sector 55, […]

Exercise 4-5 times daily to delay ageing

Exercise 4-5 times daily to delay ageing

New York, May 21 (IANS) Want to stay young for long? If so, start exercising four to five times a day as it may help keep your heart stay healthy and slow down ageing, according to researchers.   Research showed that different sizes of arteries are affected differently by varying amounts of exercise.   While […]

Intermittent fasting may up diabetes risk: Study

Intermittent fasting may up diabetes risk: Study

Sao Paulo, May 21 (IANS) If you are doing intermittent fasting to reduce your weight, you may be at higher risk of diabetes, a new study suggests. The researchers found that fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone — insulin — which may increase the risk of diabetes.   […]

Restaurant meals behind food-borne illnesses in kids: Survey

Restaurant meals behind food-borne illnesses in kids: Survey

New York, May 21 (IANS) One among every 10 parents blame “contaminated” meals from restaurants as the leading cause behind food-borne illnesses in their children, a survey has revealed.   While just one third of parents said their children got sick from spoiled or contaminated food eaten at home, a whopping 68 per cent named […]

This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer

This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer

New York, May 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy to thwart the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death among women. The findings, published in the journal Nature Communications, showed that by inhibiting a protein called TAK1, the researchers were able to reduce lung metastasis in mice with triple-negative breast cancer […]

Embark on crash dieting wisely

Embark on crash dieting wisely

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A slow and steady weight loss plan is always a good idea, but losing weight too fast means putting your health at a risk which can lead to severe issues. So, be wise about undertaking excessive exercising or going for a crash diet.   Pooja Chaudhary, wellness consultant, Healthians, an […]

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