Beware! Your make-up products can be risky

The scientists analysed the levels of 111 chemicals in the blood and urine of the 31,575 women who took part in the study

Los Angeles: Your make-up products can put you at risk of early menopause. The scientists analysed the levels of 111 chemicals in the blood and urine of the 31,575 women who took part in the study Chemicals in lipstick, face cream and nail varnish can speed up the process by four years, according to a study. The study examined the effects of 111 chemicals More...

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These cells monitor blood glucose levels and secrete insulin as needed to balance glucose levels in healthy individuals
By IANS On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Probiotic pills soon to treat diabetes

New York: Have diabetes? Get ready to pop a probiotic pill each morning to help control your sugar levels. These cells monitor blood glucose levels and secrete insulin as needed to balance glucose levels in healthy More...

He said the type 2 form of diabetes usually develops slowly and can be prevented in the 60 percent of cases
By IANS On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable

Vienna: Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said. He said the type 2 form of diabetes usually develops slowly and can be prevented More...

The overall satiety effect was greater among over-weight subjects, who consumed 50 percent fewer calories at lunch after eating oatmeal
By IANS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Have oatmeal for breakfast – and shed those extra kilos!

New York: Making oatmeal your breakfast cereal choice could help you eat less later during the day and control weight, says new research. The overall satiety effect was greater among over-weight subjects, who consumed More...

Parents must follow at least nine hours of sleep for kids ages six through 11 years
By IANS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Shun screens at bedtime for better sleep

New York: Limit screen time and caffeine for your kids at bedtime if you want them to get quality sleep and perform better in life, says a study. Parents must follow at least nine hours of sleep for kids ages six More...

Those patients who drank beetroot juice were able to extend their exercise time
By IANS On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Beetroot juice boosts exercise function in heart patients

New York: A small yet significant study shows that beetroot juice improves exercise function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. Those patients who drank beetroot juice were able to extend More...

This change prevents the inhibition of these particular neurons by other cells
By IANS On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Salt and high BP: Blame it on your brain

Toronto: An international team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprogrammes” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents More...

we witness very low levels of awareness among the people about the increased risk of heart problems in winter
By IANS On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Avoid excess alcohol, heavy workout during winter

New Delhi: Following the drop in temperature during winter, health experts have urged people to avoid excess alcohol intake and heavy physical activity to keep the body warm, as it can lead to heart attack. we witness More...

Women who exercised on a regular basis had higher oxygen availability in the anterior frontal region of the brain
By IANS On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Exercise boosts brain health in adults

Wellington: Daily exercise can help youngsters boost their brain performance, finds a study. Women who exercised on a regular basis had higher oxygen availability in the anterior frontal region of the brain In the More...

Alcohol significantly increased frontal alpha power, showed the results
By IANS On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Alcohol not a good sleeping aid

Melbourne: A study has found that drinking before sleep results in an increase in frontal alpha power in the brain, a development which is associated with disturbed sleep. Alcohol significantly increased frontal More...