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  • Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation
    Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation
    New York, October 13 (IANS) Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity, find researchers. When…
  • Poor dietary habits, increased stress linked with acne
    Poor dietary habits, increased stress linked with acne
    Madrid, October 12 (IANS) Poor dietary habits, increased stress and harsh skincare routines were among the most significant factors associated with acne, according to a study. The research presented at the 28th European Academy of Dermatology and…
  • Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk
    Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk
    London, October 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that being overweight before the age of 40 could increase the risk of various cancers in adults. "Obesity is an established risk factor for several cancers. In this study, we have focused on the…
  • Rest can reduce PTSD symptoms: Study
    Rest can reduce PTSD symptoms: Study
    London, October 12 (IANS) A period of rest following a traumatic event could reduced the subsequent development of involuntary 'memory intrusions', one of the hallmark symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study said. The study,…
  • New transplant research aims to salvage infected donated organs
    New transplant research aims to salvage infected donated organs
    Aadil Ali runs a test on a pig's lung being inflated at a lab run by the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on May 24, 2019. (REUTERS File Photo)   Toronto, October 11 (Reuters): Retired subway and bus driver Stanley De Freitas…
  • Light smoking still damages lungs: Study
    Light smoking still damages lungs: Study
    New York, October 11 (IANS) People who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day cause long-term damage to their lungs, according to a new research. "Many people assume that smoking a few cigarettes a day isn't so bad, but it turns out that the…
  • More Indians prefer physical wellbeing over mental: Survey
    More Indians prefer physical wellbeing over mental: Survey
    New Delhi, October 11 (IANS) A majority of Indians, at 75 per cent, are preoccupied about their physical wellbeing, over mental wellbeing at 62 per cent, a survey by global market reseach agency Ipsos has found. The survey, conducted to coincide…
  • WHO to collaborate with govt to accelerate Ayushman Bharat
    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS): The WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019-2023 has identified accelerating progress of the Ayushman Bharat programme as the top strategic priority.   As per the strategy document released on Wednesday, accelerating…
  • Only 1 in 5 Indians go for regular eye checkups: Study
    New Delhi, October 9 (IANS): New research findings have revealed a significant increase in the number of Indians suffering from poor eyesight, with only one in five adults going for regular eye-checkups and an alarming 84 per cent admitting to not…
  • India biggest success story among malaria-endemic countries
    New Delhi, October 9 (IANS): India has been the biggest success story amongst malaria endemic countries in the world in bringing down malaria cases and deaths, which have declined by 49.09 per cent and 50.52 per cent in 2017, respectively, as…
  • Dietary fibre cuts risks of hypertension, diabetes: Study
    Dietary fibre cuts risks of hypertension, diabetes: Study
    NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 4 (IANS): Indian researchers have found that patients with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes who consumed a high fibre diet witnessed an improvement in their blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting glucose. For the study, the…
  • Heart attack and heart failure: Know the difference
    Heart attack and heart failure: Know the difference
    New Delhi, September 30 (IANSlife) Heart attack, cardiac arrest, heart failure - all three refer to a health emergency involving the heart. And we often use the terms interchangeably, not knowing the difference between each of them. Dr Ashok Seth,…
  • Insomnia drug may reduce suicidal thoughts: Study
    Insomnia drug may reduce suicidal thoughts: Study
    New York, September 30 (IANS) Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, a new study suggests. The study,…
  • Type 2 diabetes remission possible with weight loss: Study
    Type 2 diabetes remission possible with weight loss: Study
    London, September 30 (IANS) People who achieve weight loss of 10 per cent or more in the first five years after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have the greatest chance of seeing their disease go into remission, says a study. The findings,…
  • Human ageing processes may hinder cancer development: Study
    Human ageing processes may hinder cancer development: Study
    London, September 30 (IANS) Researchers from the University of Liverpool have found that the human ageing processes may hinder cancer development. Ageing is one of the biggest risk factors for cancer. However, the biological mechanisms behind this…
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