Suffering from high BP? Try yoga

Kochi: Practising hatha yoga — a combination of asanas, pranayam and meditation — daily as well as maintaining healthy lifestyle may help reduce blood pressure in patients with prehypertension, a study has found. Both prehypertension and high blood pressure raises the risk of heart attack Prehypertension — slightly elevated blood pressure More...

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By Agencies On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Handful of nuts daily cuts risk of heart disease, cancer

London: Eating at least 20 gram of nuts a day — equivalent to a handful — can reduce the risk of a wide range of diseases including heart disease and cancer, new research has found. Nuts and peanuts More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Want to live longer? Quit smoking

New York: Individuals who quit tobacco even in their 60s can increase their life-expectancy, a study has found. It is never too late to quit smoking In the study, the researchers found that only 27.9 per cent of More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Sleep loss takes a toll on your heart

New York: Short-term sleep loss due to long working hours may adversely affect your heart function, a study has warned. The study was designed to investigate real-life work-related sleep deprivation People who work More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

High sunlight exposure may cut myopia in adulthood

London: Worried about your teenage kids spending a lot of time playing outdoors games? Take heart, a new study has suggested that increased amounts of exposure to sunlight may reduce the risks of developing myopia More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

More sex leads to better memory in women

Toronto: Strengthening memory could not be more pleasurable – at least for women – than what new research suggests. Researchers have found that more frequent sexual intercourse may strengthen women’s More...

By IANS On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Hornbill Festival starts in Nagaland

Kisama (Nagaland): The Hornbill Festival, the Festival of all Festivals in Nagaland, got off to a grand start on Thursday as tourists, including foreigners, descended here. Nagaland attained statehood with the enactment More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Your love for coffee may prevent risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

London: If you drink 3-5 cups of coffee a day, new research spells good news for you! A moderate intake of coffee may provide protection against age-related cognitive decline and other neurodegenerative diseases More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Dogs can do what you do or remember what you say

London: For all dog owners out there, your canine friends are paying attention to what you say and do and they’ll remember too. Dogs can recall a person’s complex actions A new study has suggested that More...

By Agencies On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Happy sex life ensures super oral health

Sydney: If you are not happy with your bedroom life, check your dental hygiene. Teeth stand witness to your happy love life, says a study, suggesting that individuals who are in a trusting, secure and loving relationship More...