Feeling young could slow down brain ageing: Study

Feeling young could slow down brain ageing: Study

Seoul, July 5 (IANS): Besides improving your physical and mental health, feeling younger can also slow down the rate of brain ageing, finds a study.   The findings showed that elderly people who feel younger than their age show fewer signs of brain ageing, compared with those who feel their age or older than their […]

Low iron, Vitamin B12 level may up anxiety in boys

Low iron, Vitamin B12 level may up anxiety in boys

New York, April 26 (IANS): Iron deficiency and low blood levels of Vitamin B12 in small boys may be associated with behaviour problems, such as anxiety and aggression, when they get in middle school, according to a new study.   The findings showed that iron deficiency, anemia and low plasma vitamin B12 levels in boys […]

New focussed radiotherapy holds promise of cure for liver cancer

New focussed radiotherapy holds promise of cure for liver cancer

A woman receives radiotherapy in this undated handout photo. (REUTERS/Newscom/Handout)   New York, April 26 (IANS): A new technique that delivers high doses of radiation to tumours while sparing the surrounding normal tissue shows promise as a curative treatment option for patients with early-stage liver cancer, according to researchers.   Curative treatment options for early-stage […]

Prolonged paracetamol use in pregnancy may up autism, ADHD risk

Prolonged paracetamol use in pregnancy may up autism, ADHD risk

New York, April 26 (IANS):  Long-term use of paracetamol during pregnancy is associated with the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), a study has found.   Previous studies showed that long-term administration of low doses of paracetamol also known as acetaminophen may affect the development of […]

Can mangoes make you fat?

Can mangoes make you fat?

A Hindu priest carries a basket of mangoes to distribute among devotees after it was offered to Hindu God Lord Krishna inside a temple during a mango festival in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad June 17, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA – Tags: FOOD RELIGION SOCIETY)   New Delhi, April 26 (IANS): Summers are the […]

Eating dark chocolate cuts stress, boosts memory: Study

Eating dark chocolate cuts stress, boosts memory: Study

A chocolatier prepares chocolate at Rabot 1745, in London, Britain December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls   New York, April 26 (IANS): Consuming dark chocolate can reduce stress and inflammation, as well as improve memory, immunity and mood, results from experimental trials have shown.   This is due to the high concentration of cacao — a […]

Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat

Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat

A full English breakfast is seen at the Glider Cafe along the A419 near Frampton Mansell, south west England September 5, 2013. REUTERS FILE PHOTO   New York, April 26 (IANS):  Are you in the habit of skipping your breakfast? Beware, your are more likely to gain weight and have a larger waist size, a […]

Decoded: How HIV evades immune system

Decoded: How HIV evades immune system

File photo: A reactor is added to a blood sample to test for HIV. (REUTERS File Photo)   London, April 18 (IANS): Scientists have discovered how HIV virus avoids elimination from the immune system, a finding which could pave the way for the cure for over 40 million people infected worldwide.   Currently, HIV can […]

80 genes that trigger depression identified

80 genes that trigger depression identified

London, April 16 (IANS): Nearly 80 genes that could be linked to depression have been identified, a finding that adds to the evidence that it is partly a genetic disorder, say scientists.   Depression, a common mental disorder, is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.   According to the latest estimates from […]

Health, education and road essential for development

Health, education and road essential for development

Minister V. Kashiho Sangtam with officials during the inauguration of Sub-divisional Education Office in Seyochung held on April 7. (Morung Photo)   Sub-divisional Agriculture Office and Education Office inaugurated in Seyochung Town   Morung Express News Kiphire | April 7   Inaugurating the Sub-divisional Agriculture Office and Sub-divisional Education Office in Seyochung Town on April […]