Excessive working may up anxiety, depression risk

Anxiety was seen in 33.8 percent workaholics and 11.9 percent in non-workaholics

London: Are you a workaholic? If so, you may be at an increased risk of having psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression, warns a new study, suggesting that taking work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues. Anxiety was seen in 33.8 percent workaholics and 11.9 percent in non-workaholics The findings showed More...

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Loose bristles can fall off the brush during cleaning and end up in the grilled food
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Beware! Barbecue can be dangerous to health

New York: Love to gorge on barbecued chicken? Be careful as eating food cooked on grills cleaned with wire-bristle brushes can prove to be dangerous to health, warns new research. Loose bristles can fall off the More...

The diabetes risk was measured as the ability to manage blood sugars using an oral glucose tolerance test
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Beware! Artificial sweeteners may harm your health

Toronto: Are you turning to artificial sweeteners or other sugar substitutes to lose weight? Although these sweeteners may help obese individuals reduce and cut calories, they may also have negative health effects, More...

The researchers found that sexual pleasure does not decrease with age
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Best of your sex life begins at 40!

Toronto: Far from resulting in loss of libido, reaching 40 could actually make your sex life more adventurous, says a study. The researchers found that sexual pleasure does not decrease with age The findings are More...

Benefits of more immediate treatment with aspirin could be much greater
By Agencies On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Aspirin after mini-stroke dramatically reduces further risk

London: Taking aspirin immediately after minor strokes could substantially reduce the risk of major strokes in patients who have minor ‘warning’ events, a team of European researchers has found. Benefits More...

Working memory was measured before and after running
By Agencies On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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Run barefoot to boost your memory

New York: Running barefoot is better than running with shoes for your working memory which refers to our ability to recall and process information, according to a study. Working memory was measured before and after More...

Three types of muscles were examined: a "slow" muscle, a "fast" muscle and a "mixed" muscle
By Agencies On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Cheers! Red wine can offset effects of high fat diet

New York: Giving red wine lovers a new reason to celebrate, researchers have found that an compound in this drink could help counteract the negative impact of high fat/high sugar diets. Three types of muscles were More...

Research team investigated whether alcohol exposure interfered with the pancreas's absorption of vitamin C
By Agencies On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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Alcohol weakens pancreas’ ability to absorb vitamins

New York: Regular drinking can weaken the pancreas’s ability to absorb vitamin C, potentially predisposing the body to pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases, says a new study. Research team investigated More...

Many illegal drugs such as marijuana and heroin have pain-relieving properties
By Agencies On Thursday, May 12th, 2016
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Many people ‘misusing’ opioids to relieve pain

New York: More and more people are struggling with addiction to opioid and prescription medications, warns a study, adding that they are misusing them for chronic pain and “self-medicating” their pain. Many More...

When the protein was restored, the fat content of the liver normalised
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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Fasting may help fight fatty liver disease

London: Scientists have found that upon deprivation of food a certain protein is produced that adjusts the metabolism in the liver, assisting in warding off fatty liver disease. When the protein was restored, the More...