Beware! You may want to think twice before eating that protein bar, as a study has recently found that some of the health snacks may contain similar levels of fat to a hamburger. According to researchers, the protein bars can be good for a quick fix, if eaten in moderation, but if things are not inMore
Published 28-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Milk is known for its numerous health benefits in people of all age groups ranging from children to old people. But lately the problem of adulteration of food products has multiplied to alarming extents thus posing serious health issues. Milk and dairy products are no exception.
Published 28-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
In a ground-breaking announcement, a group of scientists has announced that it will be putting a contraception gel it has developed into trials, starting this April. Currently, the only forms of contraception available to men are condoms and vasectomies, though researchers have sought contraceptionMore
Published 28-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
German researchers have developed a new chemotherapy drug delivery system that arms sperm with powerful drugs to attack cervical cancer tumours.
Published 27-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Drinking too much can take a serious toll on your health. Alcohol interferes with the brain's communication pathways, and can affect the way the brain looks and works. These disruptions can change mood and behavior, and make it harder to think clearly and move with coordination.
Published 27-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
If you are consuming a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), stop doing so. It may make you obese or overweight, a study has confirmed. A new review of the latest evidence on SSBs -- that includes 30 new studies published between 2013 and 2015 -- concludes that SSB consumption is associated withMore
Published 26-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Over the years, the incidence of infertility is rising and the condition is common in both men and women.Various physiological and external factors such as ovulation disorder, low sperm count, poor sperm/egg health, blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), STIsMore
Published 26-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Do you wake up in the middle of the night and keep staring at the ceiling thinking of ways to finally get some rest before the alarm rings? Are you tired of restless tossing and turning during sleep time? Do you wake up feeling tired in the morning? Try these simple tips to get a perfect goodMore
Published 24-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Regular fish consumption has been shown to improve cognition. It's also been known to help with sleep. A new study connects all three for the first time. The team found that children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have higher IQs by an average of 4 points.
Published 24-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Even a short burst of exercise can temporarily boost our brain power, says a new study. A 10-minute, one-time burst of exercise can measurably boost your brain power, at least temporarily, researchers at Western University in London, Canada, have found.
Published 24-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Men beware! Watching TV for more than five hours a day is linked to the reduction in sperm count by 35 percent, warns a recent study. According to researchers, watching excess TV is attributable to eating high-calorie junk food and laziness.
Published 23-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
A salad a day may keep Dementia away, as a new research suggests that eating vegetable salad every day could help stave-off dementia by boosting memory. According to, the findings suggest that eating about one serving per day of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to a slower rate ofMore
Published 23-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
People who consume 18 grams of protein from whole eggs or from egg whites after engaging in resistance exercise differ dramatically in how their muscles build protein, a process called protein synthesis, during the post-workout period, researchers report in a new study.
Published 23-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins like meat and milk products with plant proteins such as soy, nuts and pulses daily could reduce main cholesterol markers and prevent your risk of heart disease and stroke, finds a study.
Published 23-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Feeding eggs to infants could provide them with key nutrients for better brains. A study has found that infants who were introduced to eggs in beginning at 6 months showed significantly higher blood concentrations of choline, other biomarkers in choline pathways, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
Published 23-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
A cancer diagnosis affects a person's sexual functioning, according to a research. The study, led by the University of Houston, found that more than half of young cancer patients reported problems with sexual function, with the probability of reporting sexual dysfunction increasing over time.
Published 22-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Young men suffering from erectile dysfunction may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease -- the leading cause of death among men worldwide, finds a study.
Published 20-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
A study, aimed to provide insights on the factors that affect health-related quality of life in older adults with cancer, has focused on the importance of addressing persistent symptoms, managing comorbidities, promoting leisure-time physical activity, and addressing financial challenges.
Published 20-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
According to a recent study, a third of diabetics, who have been prescribed the most common diabetes drug, are not taking their medication because of side effects.
Published 20-Dec-2017 00:15 IST
Can food serve as a medicine? Sometimes, yes. It's becoming clear in recent years that what you eat can be highly effective in preventing or reversing some health problems, especially chronic constipation. Constipation is a common condition defined as having fewer than three bowel movements a week.More
Published 17-Dec-2017 00:15 IST

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