Your table salt may have poison, claims activist

Mumbai: Citing a US lab report, an activist on Tuesday said that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of poisonous and carcicogenic components like potassium ferrocyanide. Gupta alleged that the poisonous cyanide compounds are freely used by leading salt manufacturers in India According to Shiv Shankar More...

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By Agencies On Friday, June 14th, 2019

Smoking may impair blood pressure autocorrect system

New York: Smoking may increase the risk of developing hypertension by impairing the body’s blood pressure autocorrect system, warn researchers. We think that in smokers, that buffering — the baroreflex More...

By Agencies On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

High calorie diet causes brain health to decline faster

Sydney: The unhealthy habits of modern-day living with a diet high in calories may cause brain health to deteriorate faster, according to an Australian study published on Thursday. People currently consume an average More...

By Agencies On Friday, June 7th, 2019

Eating while standing ups stress, mutes taste buds

New York: Researchers have found that spending more time standing up and eating for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds. When people experience discomfort, foods that normally taste good More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Eating too much potato chips during pregnancy harmful

Sydney: Women should avoid eating too much vegetable oil and potato chips during pregnancy as such a diet may result in an increased risk of pregnancy complications and poor development of the babies, warns a study. It More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 27th, 2019

Less than 7 hours of sleep bad for your heart

New York: People who sleep less than seven hours each night are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease, warn researchers. The results suggest that microRNAs in blood More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain stroke patients

London: People who have suffered brain haemorrhage can take common medicines such as aspirin without raising their risk of another stroke, suggest researchers. The patients were assigned to either start taking antiplatelet More...

By Agencies On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Good sleep, mood can help you stay sharp in old age

New York: Memory slips with age, but getting a fair amount of sleep every night and having a cheerful mood each day may help you stay sharp even when you grow old, suggests new research. Age is negatively related More...

By Agencies On Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Eating comfort food in stress will add extra kilos

Sydney: Eating too much high-calorie food is anyway bad for health but under stress, sugary and high-fat diet can lead to more weight gain than in normal situations, says a study. The team discovered that a high-calorie More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

20 most common myths around sleep

New York: Common myths around sleep like snoring is harmless or having a drink helps fall asleep not only shape poor habits but may also pose a significant public health threat, say researchers. While snoring can More...