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The demand for organic foods began with fruits and vegetables when there were reports of pesticide residues in them. However, the popularity of organic foods has now extended to food grains, pulses, tea, spices and even oilseeds.
Published 06-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according to research part-funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature today.
Published 06-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
The increasing frequency and severity of healthcare-associated outbreaks caused by bacterium Clostridium difficile have been linked to the widely used food additive trehalose. A team of researchers discovered that in laboratory tests and animal models, trehalose enhances the virulence of epidemic C.More
Published 06-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a team has developed a device that could revolutionize management of the disease.
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Working with a simple mathematical model in which chance plays a key role, researchers calculated how long it would take a bacterial infection or cancer cell to take over a network of healthy cells. The distribution of incubation times in most cases, they contend, is close to 'lognormal' - meaningMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Avoiding cow's milk does not prevent type 1 diabetes in children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, finds a study.
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Obesity has become a major health issue due to the current ‘obesogenic’ environment in which unhealthy food is both easy and cheap to purchase. As a result, many (government) organisations encourage healthy eating habits among the general public by providing information on healthy diets.More
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Oral cancer refers to the cancers that occur in the mouth, lips, tongue, cheeks, palate or throat and are among the most common forms of cancers in India. In fact, oral cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men. India bears the largest burden of oral cancers in the world, withMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Various studies in the past have shown that drinking alcohol carelessly can give many problems related to health to a person.
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
A new and relatively simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a correlation between how well connected an individual's brain regions are and their intelligence, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Published 05-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Eating fish at least once a week results in better sleep and higher IQ in children, suggests a study.
Published 04-Jan-2018 00:15 IST | Updated 06:29 IST
Sitting all day at work may slowly be killing you but here's something that can help you overcome its damaging effects.
Published 04-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Obesity induced brain inflammation is associated with cognitive disorders. We aimed to investigate the influence of vitamin D on hypothalamus and hippocampus inflammatory response in high-fat diet induced obese rats.
Published 03-Jan-2018 10:23 IST
Everyone makes resolutions every year but few people only stick to it. So, let's begin this New Year with a healthy lifestyle.
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
How the brain is able to store memories over long periods of time has been a persistent mystery to neuroscientists. In a new study, researchers from the Centre for Integrative Neuroplasticity (CINPLA) at the University of Oslo show that long-lived extracellular matrix molecules called perineuronalMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don't be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cognitive impairment to improve memory and thinking.
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Bacteria not only develop resistance to antibiotics, they also can pick it up from their rivals. Researchers have demonstrated that some bacteria inject a toxic cocktail into their competitors causing cell lysis and death. Then, by integrating the released genetic material, which may also carry drugMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Every year we vow to sleep better, eat better, exercise more and generally give our health more priority, but most of us fail to achieve the milestone we aim for.
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
Researchers have found evidence for the existence of an internal body weight sensing system. This system operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and thereby fat mass. More knowledge about the sensing mechanism could lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity as well asMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 00:15 IST
As we get ready to welcome 2018, most of us also commit to being better versions of ourselves. Leading a healthier lifestyle usually tops the list, but it is also one of the toughest things to achieve.
Published 02-Jan-2018 08:13 IST

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