Dog-human bonding older than thought

Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than is generally believed

London: Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than thought, finds an interesting study, adding that their special relationship to humans may go back 27,000 to 40,000 years. Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than is generally believed This debunks earlier genome-based estimates that suggested that the ancestors of modern-day dogs diverged More...

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There is a growing burden of cardiovascular disease in India, but only limited data is available
By IANS On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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High BP driving heart diseases in India

Washington: Hypertension or high blood pressure has been found to be the most common cardiovascular risk factor in a study of outpatient care in India. There is a growing burden of cardiovascular disease in India, More...

But you definitely do not want to skip meals to save calories because it sets your body up for larger fluctuations
By IANS On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Skipping meals could actually increase belly fat!

New York: If you are dieting with a size zero figure in mind, think again! Researchers have found that skipping meals can ultimately result in abdominal weight gain. But you definitely do not want to skip meals More...

Orange juice is a major source of flavonoids
By Agencies On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Orange juice good for ageing brain

London: Drinking orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people, says a new study. Orange juice is a major source of flavonoids “The population is ageing rapidly across the world. Estimates More...

The more time spent doing vigorous exercise the lower the risk seemed to b
By IANS On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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30 minutes for exercise daily lowers death risk

London: Just 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week is linked to a 40 percent lower risk of death from any cause among the elderly, a new research shows. The more time spent doing vigorous exercise the More...

Applying coconut oil is good, but so is drinking coconut water
By IANS On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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‘Food can be best medicine for healthy hair, skin’

New Delhi: Men and women are moving towards baldness as early as in their 20s and experts say that the medicine might be in your diet. Applying coconut oil is good, but so is drinking coconut water “In the More...

Today about two billion people of the world are doing some form of yoga, and it should grow more
By IANS On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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‘Yoga helps make life a pleasant experience’

Washington: In another curtain-raiser event ahead to the first International Day of Yoga on June 21, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, an Indian mystic and humanitarian, stressed the relevance of yoga in today’s world More...

Exercise aids blood circulation and pumps more oxygen into your body, resulting in revitalised skin
By IANS On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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Revitalise skin with water, exercise

New Delhi: Stay hydrated, exercise regularly and follow skin care regime religiously to protect skin from getting damaged. Exercise aids blood circulation and pumps more oxygen into your body, resulting in revitalised More...

Our findings tell us that putting sleep-deprived people in perilous environments is an inherently risky business
By IANS On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Sleep loss could prompt disastrous decisions in crisis

Washington: Sleep-deprived people are more prone to taking disastrous decisions that often make a difference between life and death in real life crisis situations such as in the operating room, on the battlefield More...

Inflammatory markers, rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and risk factors were measured in all patients
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Arthritis patients at high risk of surprise heart attack

London: People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of heart disease and about a fourth of them are likely to have a surprise heart attack, a new research has found. Inflammatory markers, rheumatoid More...