Heavy smoking causes faces to look older

London: Smoker’s Face– a condition where smokers look older than they are, is just one of many negative effects caused by heavy tobacco usage, researchers have warned. Some people carry one or two copies of a genetic variant that is associated with heavier tobacco use “We searched across thousands of traits to identify those that may More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Air pollution may cut heart rate response to stress in infants

New York: Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in their six-month-old infants, warns a new study. The air pollution levels in this study were similar to More...

By Agencies On Monday, October 28th, 2019

Drinking soft drinks linked to obesity, tooth wear

London: Researchers have found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults. Being overweight or obese was undoubtedly associated with More...

By Agencies On Saturday, October 26th, 2019

High fibre diet reduce lung cancer risk

New York: Researchers from Vanderbilt University have found that high fibre diet and yogurt help reduce lung cancer risk. Those with the highest yogurt and fibre consumption had 33 per cent lower lung cancer risk The More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 25th, 2019

Obesity causes diabetes in women, kidney disease in men

London: Obesity poses a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and chronic kidney disease in men, said a new study from the University of Oxford. The impact of More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Babies understand counting years earlier than believed

New York: Babies who are years away from being able to say ‘one’, ‘two’, and ‘three’ actually already have a sense of what counting means, said a new study. Without counting, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Vitamin D deficiency may lead to muscle weakness

London: Vitamin D deficiency may lead to poor skeletal muscle function in adults aged 60 years and over, suggests new research. Maintaining skeletal muscle function throughout life is a crucial component of successful More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019

Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast

London: Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise. They found that increased fat use is mainly due to lower insulin levels More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Frequent drinking more harmful than binges

Seoul: Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study. Binge drinking did not show any clear More...

By Agencies On Monday, October 14th, 2019

New device shows promise in Type 2 diabetes treatment

London: Researchers have found that a newly tested medical device, called “Sleeveballoon”, mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and produces impressive results on body weight, More...