‘Good’ fat diet may reduce bowel disease symptom

New York: A “good” high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation and reduce symptoms of Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disorder, says a new study. Some of the species changes showed up in faeces, while others were different in cecum Crohn’s disease causes debilitating More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Breastfeeding may cut mother’s heart attack risk

London: Breastfeeding may reduce a mother’s heart attack and stroke risk later in life, according to new research. Pregnancy changes a woman’s metabolism dramatically The study, published in the Journal More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Grape compounds can kill colon cancer cells

New York: Compounds found in grape skins and seeds can kill colon cancer cells and may eventually lead to treatments to help prevent the condition, say researchers including one of Indian origin. The researchers More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Vitamin A deficiency may increase TB risk

New York: People with low levels of vitamin A living with individuals sick with tuberculosis (TB) may be 10 times more likely to develop the disease than people with high levels of the nutrient, new research has More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Finger-stick blood test may not help type 2 diabetes treatment

New York: New research has revealed that checking blood sugar with a finger-stick may not help type 2 diabetes patients who do not use insulin. Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic afflicting one in 11 people in the US Type More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Internet withdrawal may increase heart rate, BP

London: Just as a drug addict may face withdrawal symptoms, people who use the internet a lot may experience significant physiological changes such as increased heart rate and blood pressure when they go offline, More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Five cups of coffee daily may keep liver cancer at bay

London: Drinking up to five cups of coffee a day may halve the risk of developing the most common form of primary liver cancer, researchers say. Decaffeinated coffee was also found to have a beneficial, though less More...

By Agencies On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Tokyo: Researchers in Japan have found a receptor protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure. Chronic heart failure is caused by a variety of conditions that damage the heart The findings, More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Vitamin D supplements may help manage pain

Sydney: Vitamin D supplements, combined with good sleeping habits, could help manage pain-related conditions including fibromyalgia, arthritis, menstrual cramps and chronic back pain, says a study. Vitamin D levels More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Just one alcoholic drink a day ups breast cancer risk

Washington: Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, reveals a major new report that analysed data on 12 million women. The report analysed 119 studies, including More...