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 be harmless, it can also be a sign of sleep apnea The claim by some people that they can get by on five hours of sleep was among the top myths More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Muscle power likely to help you live longer

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Want to increase your longevity? If yes, then speed up your weight-lifting routine as a new study suggests muscle power might be key to long life. Our study shows that people with more muscle More...

By Agencies On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Chilli compound slows lung cancer progression

New York: Besides spicing up your food, chilli, it seems, also has some medicinal value. New research suggests the compound responsible for chilli’s heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer, the leading More...

By Agencies On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Short walks may prevent disability in older adults

New York: Just one hour a week of brisk walking may prevent disability in older adults with arthritis pain, or aching or stiffness in the knee, hip, ankle or foot, a new study suggests. This minimum threshold may More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Smoking in pregnancy raises infant’s obesity risk

New York: Children whose mothers smoked during their pregnancy are at increased risk of being obese later in life, say researchers. Chemerin, a protein that is produced by fat cells and appears to play a role in More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Obesity causes early onset of puberty

Santiago: Obese boys and girls are likely to enter puberty at an early age, which can result in stunted growth or depression, finds a new study. The study that will be presented at the ongoing ENDO 2019 The study More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Handful of nuts daily can boost memory in elderly

Sydney: While age is known as the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, eating a handful of nuts every day can improve mental health and memory skills by up to 60 per cent, finds a study. Nuts are also known More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Drinking orange juice daily may keep strokes at bay

London: Drinking orange juice daily may cut your risk of deadly strokes by almost a quarter, suggests a study. The rates of heart disease were also reduced in regular drinkers The study, published in the British More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Coffee compounds may reduce prostate cancer risk

Tokyo: Besides being the perfect morning drink, coffee may also play a role in delaying prostate cancer, finds a study, which may pave the way for treating drug-resistant cancer. kahweol acetate and cafestol can More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Strength training may reduce fatty liver disease

Brasilia: Besides being beneficial for heart, strength training can also reduce accumulation of fat in liver and improve blood glucose regulation, says a study on mice. It may be a more effective, non-drug and low-cost More...