Breastmilk may ward off bacterial infections in babies

New York: Protective sugars found in breastmilk can help protect babies against bacterial infections, researchers have found. One of the remarkable properties of these compounds is that they are clearly non-toxic Group B strep bacteria, whose common host are pregnant women, remain the leading cause of severe infections in newborns worldwide, which often More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Birth pill linked to lower risk of arthritis in women

London: Besides birth control, contraceptive pills may also aid in decreasing the risk of women developing rheumatoid arthritis — two to three times more common in women than in men — as compared to More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Know why expensive wine tastes better

London: Ever wondered why a bottle of expensive wine tastes better? It is because the reward centre in the brain tricks us into expecting better taste when the price is higher which in turn affects the brain’s More...

By Agencies On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Goldfish make alcohol to survive without oxygen

London: A team of scientists has uncovered how goldfish survive the harsh winters beneath frozen lakes by producing alcohol. The muscles of goldfish and crucian carp contain two sets of the proteins normally Scientists More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Eating chocolate may provide relief from bowel disease

New York: Consuming protein rich foods such as nuts, eggs, seeds, beans, poultry, yogurt, cheese and even chocolates may foster a more tolerant and less inflammatory gut environment, which could mean relief for More...

By IANS On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Your clothes can spike chances of UTI

New Delhi: Rain and humidity make for a perfect breeding ground for bacterial growth, leading to infection. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), in particular, increases in incidence during this time and women, more than More...

By IANS On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Turmeric can be used to fight cancer in children

Bengaluru: Medical scientists in the US have found yet another use for curcumin, the bioactive component of turmeric that is widely used in Indian cuisine, this time to cure cancer in children. Curcumin has been More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Drinking 3-4 times a week may keep diabetes at bay

London: Alcohol has its bad side but moderate drinking — three to four times a week — may keep diabetes at bay, researchers claim. Men consuming 14 drinks per week were found to have a 43 per cent lower More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Green tea improve memory, insulin resistance

Beijing: Your love for green tea may help improve memory as well as insulin resistance in the brain caused by a high-fat and high-fructose diet, researchers say. Green tea is the second most consumed beverage in More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia

New York: Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed. Mitigating risk factors provides us a powerful More...