Daily coffee can lower multiple sclerosis risk

Caffeine intake has already been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases

Washington: Drinking four to six cups of coffee daily may lower the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system – brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. Caffeine intake has already been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases Caffeine intake has More...

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Our findings indicate that vitamin D is associated more closely with glucose metabolism than obesity
By IANS On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Vitamin D deficiency can cause diabetes

London: People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, says a new study. Our findings indicate that vitamin D is associated more closely with glucose More...

Sprinkling holy water on Yaduveer, Pramoda Devi sought consent of his parents for adoption and placed him on her lap to whisper his new name three times
By IANS On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Mysuru adopts 22-year-old as Wodeyar heir

Mysuru: Mysuru’s erstwhile royal family on Monday adopted 22-year-old Yaduveer Gopal Raj Urs as the heir to the legendary Wodeyar dynasty. Sprinkling holy water on Yaduveer, Pramoda Devi sought consent of More...

By making skeletal muscles less energy efficient, they burn more calories, even while doing normal daily activities
By IANS On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Lose weight while burning more muscle energy

Washington: Researchers have developed a targeted approach to override the “energy saving” mode and allow muscle to burn more energy, even during low to moderate exercise. By making skeletal muscles More...

The drug was developed by researchers at Penn Medicine
By IANS On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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New drug effective for hormone-resistant breast cancer

Washington: A new drug that works by blocking molecules responsible for cancer cell growth has been found to be effective for advanced breast cancer patients. The drug was developed by researchers at Penn Medicine The More...

Insulin action in these healthy young men resembled what we typically see in early stages of diabetes
By IANS On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Even insufficient sleep may lead to diabetes

New York: Lack of sleep can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood, accompanied by temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men, a new research reveals. Insulin action in these healthy young men More...

For every 25-30 minutes a participant was sedentary per day, his/her predicted risk was one percent higher
By IANS On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Exercise lessens heart problems in the elderly

New York: Every minute of physical activity contributes to reducing risk of heart attack and coronary death in older adults with limited mobility, says a study. For every 25-30 minutes a participant was sedentary More...

Mammography screening can reduce breast cancer deaths but most women are unaware that inconsequential disease can also be detected by screening
By IANS On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Educated women avoid breast screening tests

Melbourne: Women who understand the risk of over-detection and over-diagnosis associated with mammography screening are less likely to have a breast screening test, new research has found. Mammography screening More...

Inadequate sleep is associated with a wide range of health problems including mental health
By IANS On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Teens getting increasingly sleep deprived

New York: In a worrying trend, teenagers in the US are increasingly getting less number of sleeping hours than they ideally should, finds a new study. Inadequate sleep is associated with a wide range of health problems More...

The celebrations were on in full swing
By IANS On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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Roses, wine and dine: Indians celebrate V-Day with fervour

New Delhi: Couples smiling, walking hand-in-hand, holding bouquets of red roses or bags with gifts and wearing a smile were a common sight across cafes, eateries and streets across India on Valentine’s Day, More...