Weight loss is associated with lower breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, suggests a study. Women with weight loss greater than or equal to 5 per cent had a 12 per cent lower breast cancer risk compared to women with a stable, with no interaction by body mass index.
Published 08-Oct-2018 13:11 IST
The festive season is just a couple of days away, and it will bring along a lot of travel and parties, which can disturb sleep pattern. Ensure you get your dose of sound sleep.
Published 08-Oct-2018 07:58 IST
Owing to increased stress, deaths from sudden cardiac arrests are more likely to happen on any day at any time, finds a new research, challenging previous claims that weekday mornings -- especially Mondays -- were the danger zones.
Published 08-Oct-2018 07:30 IST
Washington D.C.: A new clinical trial has shown that how people respond to treatment for Bipolar Disorder may be influenced by their weight and the overall quality of their diet, including whether they are eating a diet high in foods thought to contribute to general inflammation.
Published 07-Oct-2018 12:47 IST
Tennessee: A young woman, Marisha Dotson (28) from the US never thought that she would be able to smile again. A tiny eruption on her nose that initially appeared to be an acne, led to a painstaking journey for four years, as it involved 49 facial surgeries.
Published 07-Oct-2018 02:00 IST | Updated 20:52 IST
Hong Kong: Scientists have detected chemicals in sunscreen that can cause birth defects and infertility.
Published 06-Oct-2018 18:06 IST
Sleep helps to consolidate memories, as per a new study.
Published 06-Oct-2018 09:15 IST
As corporate culture and entrepreneurship are booming in India, sipping coffee and working out of a cafe is becoming an essential part of the new generation's lifestyle and becoming a form of self-expression, says a Starbucks official.
Published 06-Oct-2018 07:42 IST
Digital marketing exposure increases the usage of energy drinks among adolescents, finds a study.
Published 05-Oct-2018 14:50 IST
Want to live long? Ditch that daily glass of wine as it can increase your chance of an early death by 20 per cent, say researchers challenging previous claims of its health benefits.
Published 05-Oct-2018 07:32 IST | Updated 10:49 IST
While eyeglasses may require little to no maintenance, contact lens provide clearer vision and the added advantage of avoiding awkward spectacle inconveniences. However, there are some common myths around contact lenses that people should stop worrying about, say experts.
Published 04-Oct-2018 07:22 IST
Did you know! Crash dieting is giving you more belly fat and is even weakening your muscles.
Published 03-Oct-2018 10:37 IST
Snacking is not a mindless pursuit. And unlike universally thought, it is not devoid of any benefits. In fact, if done right, it can be a perfect way of incorporating important, often missed out nutrients to our daily diet. But for that to happen, you need to become a smart snacker.
Published 02-Oct-2018 15:08 IST
Do you always find it difficult to decide what to order for lunch? According to researchers, this is due to the phenomenon of choice overload, which occurs as a result of too many choices being available to your brain.
Published 02-Oct-2018 13:54 IST
Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in India. Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking and genetic factors increase the risk of heart diseases.
Published 02-Oct-2018 10:20 IST
Hyderabad: The World Vegetarian Day is observed every year on October 1 to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.
Published 01-Oct-2018 16:22 IST | Updated 09:26 IST
Turns out, teens who have tried marijuana are likely to have used the drug in more than one form, including cannabis products that are smoked, eaten or vaped.
Published 01-Oct-2018 08:12 IST
In the past three decades, there has been a 300 percent increase in the incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) among Indians.
Published 01-Oct-2018 08:01 IST
Sedentary lifestyle, obesity, stress, dietary habits and lack of sleep are among the key factors contributing to the prevalence of diabetes, health experts said.
Published 01-Oct-2018 07:51 IST
India is the third-largest producer and exporter of coffee in Asia and the seventh-largest producer and fifth-largest exporter of coffee in the world. It accounts for 3.66 per cent (2017) of the global coffee production. The country produces more than three lakh tonnes, with Karnataka contributingMore
Published 30-Sep-2018 12:16 IST | Updated 13:18 IST

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