Blueberry extract could treat gum infection

To treat this condition, dentists scrape off the tartar

Toronto: Scientists have discovered that wild blueberry extracts help prevent dental plaque formation and treat severe gum diseases. To treat this condition, dentists scrape off the tartar The findings could lead to reduced use of antibiotics to treat the serious gum infection disease called periodontitis. The researchers from Laval University in Quebec More...

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The acid in carbonated beverages might play an important role in this association
By Agencies On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Soda intake can increase fatal heart disease risk

London: Drinking too much carbonated beverage can increase the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease, or out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) of cardiac origin, says a study. The acid in carbonated beverages might More...

The findings suggest that mid-day sleepers have less damage from high blood pressure
By Agencies On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Cat naps at office can lower blood pressure

London: Mid-day naps at office not only boost productivity but also reduce blood pressure significantly, a study has suggested. The findings suggest that mid-day sleepers have less damage from high blood pressure Midday More...

The researchers began by feeding either lard or fish oil to mice for 11 weeks
By Agencies On Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Here’s how fish oil diets benefit you

London: While diets rich in fish oil produce gut bacteria known to reduce weight gain and improve glucose metabolism, consumption of animal fat promotes growth of bacteria linked to gut inflammation, new research More...

This research shows a protective effect of several amino acids on cardiovascular health
By Agencies On Friday, August 28th, 2015

High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

London: Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health, a study has found. This research shows a protective More...

Obese adult participants were recruited from general practices and monitored over a 12-week
By Agencies On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Losing weight as easy as drinking a glass of water!

London: Slimming can’t get any easier than this! Researchers have shown that drinking 500ml of water half-an-hour before eating the three main meals of the day may help you lose weight. Obese adult participants More...

Older men were more likely to be unsafe drinkers than women
By IANS On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Wealthy elderly turning into risky alcoholics

London: More older adults especially from the higher strata of the society are drinking alcohol at unsafe levels, a study has found. Older men were more likely to be unsafe drinkers than women One in five older More...

Trying too hard to avoid relationship conflicts actually may create more problems
By Agencies On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Being single can also bring happiness

Toronto: If you think being single will bring sadness in your life one day, you are probably wrong. Single people can also have satisfying lives, researchers have found. Trying too hard to avoid relationship conflicts More...

Eating on the go may make dieters overeat later on in the day
By IANS On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Eating ‘on the go’ could make you fat

London: Dieters who eat while performing other activities such as walking or watching television may increase their food intake later in the day which could lead to weight gain and obesity, says a new study. Eating More...

We found that this activation is regulated through hot chilli pepper or TRPV1 receptors in the stomach
By Agencies On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Eat hot chillies daily to stay in shape

Sydney: If you love to include chillies in your diet, you have another healthy reason to do so. According to a study, consumption of hot chillies can prevent overeating via an action on nerves in the stomach, thus More...