Washington D.C.: Anti-obesity drug derived from chili peppers caused long term weight loss and improved metabolic health in mice eating a high fat diet. The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy study found the novel drug, Metabocin, was based on capsaicin - the compound that gives chili peppersMore
Published 17-Jul-2018 14:03 IST
An orange a day can keep macular degeneration away!
Published 13-Jul-2018 13:22 IST
You've heard of oral hygiene, personal hygiene and food hygiene, but did you know you there was something as simple as sleep hygiene, that ensures blissful, uninterrupted sleep? Little things like room temperature, room darkness, sound disturbance and colour comfort can make a huge difference, sayMore
Published 13-Jul-2018 08:06 IST | Updated 09:37 IST
Turns out, training in musical improvisation may teach your brain to think differently.
Published 12-Jul-2018 14:45 IST
Monsoon is the time when one craves for chai and pakoras. But while the rainy season ushers in huge respite from summer, it also brings with it lots of diseases. This is the time when some people around you will be suffering from cold, flu, malaria, typhoid, jaundice, or another disease. So makeMore
Published 12-Jul-2018 10:25 IST
Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits, a recent study has concluded.
Published 11-Jul-2018 11:18 IST
Turns out, people from smaller cities are more likely to migrate than people from larger cities.
Published 11-Jul-2018 10:13 IST
Cocoa, the brown coloured powder is truly a natures miracle, feel experts who also say that it is full of abundant goodness and health benefits and is one of the best medicinal foods available to man.
Published 11-Jul-2018 10:02 IST
A recent study has claimed that having a parent in prison has an impact on children's behaviour.
Published 10-Jul-2018 10:39 IST
Medicinal cannabis are not as effective at relieving chronic non-cancer pain as commonly assumed, suggests a four-year study, challenging the previously known belief.
Published 07-Jul-2018 09:58 IST
An individual's take and views on vegetarianism tell a lot about their nature and overall behaviour, a new study has claimed.
Published 04-Jul-2018 12:32 IST
According to a study, a majority of teenagers have a low level of awareness about safe food handling.
Published 27-Jun-2018 17:30 IST
In today's world everyone has become a fitness freak no matter how busy their schedule is. Owing certain time constraints, people now refer to some apps that will make practicing yoga easy and convenient.
Published 21-Jun-2018 15:19 IST
Researchers have found a link between an allergen found in red meat and the build-up of fats that block the heart arteries, increasing the risk of heart attacks and stroke.
Published 18-Jun-2018 17:57 IST
If you are serious about fitness, invest in the right gear and essentials before you start. Buy breathable and sturdy walking shoes, get a fitness tracker, and if you sweat a lot, get yourself sweat-proof clothes, suggest experts.
Published 18-Jun-2018 15:27 IST
It has been a weary while but the memory is still etched in his mind like it was yesterday, the day when he held your tiny hands and helped you take your first steps. Since then there has been no looking back. Now, its your turn to rise to the occasion.
Published 15-Jun-2018 07:51 IST
It is very important to keep your body hydrated while working out. Avoid soda based drinks, say no to processed food and drink over two liters of water everyday, say experts.
Published 14-Jun-2018 10:12 IST | Updated 10:15 IST
If you thought that only less hours of sleep would affect your health, then you are wrong. Sleeping more than 10 hours per day is also associated with metabolic syndrome, raising the risk for heart diseases, according to a new study.
Published 14-Jun-2018 10:06 IST
Ever experienced anger when hunger pangs hit you? According to research, it may be due to a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues.
Published 13-Jun-2018 08:21 IST
If you are in the habit of having lunch from your workplace cafeteria, think twice. It tend to contain high amount of sodium and refined grains, calories and very little whole grains and fruit, leading to unhealthy eating putting you at risk of various disease including cancer, researchers warn.
Published 13-Jun-2018 08:18 IST

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