Insomnia linked to increased risk of heart failure: Study

London: People suffering from insomnia might have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, says a study. It is important to identify the underlying reason for insomnia and treat it According to researchers, previous observational studies have found an association between insomnia, which affects up to 30 per cent of the More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco

New York: While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more dangerous than other forms of smoking tobacco. One draw from a pipe contained as many noxious More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 12th, 2019

Exercise more for better fitness after retirement

London: Middle-aged people over 55 years of age in particular should be doing more to keep fit as they approach retirement age because of the physical, mental and social benefits of being active, says a study. Researchers More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Have 60gm nuts daily to boost sexual desire, orgasm quality

Madrid: In a good news, researchers have found that consuming 60 grams of nuts daily improves sexual functions such as boosting desire and orgasm quality. Adding walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds to an unhealthy western More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

New York: College is stressful. Students have classes, exams and so many other pressures common in modern life and now researchers have found that petting dogs and cats can improve students’ mood with stress-relieving More...

By IANS On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

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 More...

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...