People with heavy thighs unlikely to become diabetic

New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday said the hospital, along with Motilal Nehru Medical College of Allahabad, has discovered a “simple and cost-effective screening tool” to identify people at high risk of Type 2 diabetes. Bigger the thighs, less are the chances of having diabetes “This retrospective analysis done on 1,055 More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

Washington: A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression. The surveys More...

By Agencies On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

New York: A drug commonly used drug to control high blood pressure may be also effective in preventing the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 per cent of those at risk, researchers say. Blocking specifically the More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Transgender woman successfully breastfeeds baby in world first

New York: In a breakthrough, US doctors have reported the first ever case of a transgender woman successfully breast-feeding her baby. she was able to achieve Sufficient breast milk volume to be the sole source More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Climbing stairs may reduce hypertension

New York: Try climbing stairs as much possible if you find aerobics or resistance-training exercises to be tedious, as it may not only reduce high blood pressure problems but also build leg strength, especially More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Yoga may benefit people suffering from BP, sugar

Hong Kong: Suffering from increased blood pressure, high blood sugar? One year of yoga training may help, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher suggests. One year of yoga training decreased pro-inflammatory More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

London: If you are a smoker try doing regular physical activities as it may help you to have better lung function, a new study suggests. Leisure-time vigorous physical activity is associated with better lung function More...

By Agencies On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Two drinks a day may be good for brain

New York: Besides helping you relax, a couple of glasses of wine after a busy day may tamp down inflammation and help the brain clear away toxins, including those associated with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Mothers from age 40 at risk of preterm birth

Toronto: Women who plan for a baby at the age of 40 and above may increase the risk of delivering preterm births before the 37th week of pregnancy, a study showed. Mothers who are aged between 30-34 years have the More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Vitamin D3 may heal or prevent damage to your heart

New York: Are you suffering from heart disease? A treatment with Vitamin D3 might help restore damage to your cardiovascular system, finds a study. Generally, Vitamin D3 is associated with the bones Vitamin D3 is More...