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Study finds high rates of weight-based bullying among LGBTQ adolescents

New Delhi: It is no secret that adolescents who identify as LGBTQ often face victimisation and bullying because of their sexual and/or gender identity. A recent study suggests that high percentages of LGBTQ youth are also teased and bullied because of their body weight.

13 Feb 2019 9:50 am
Not love, genes may impact quality of marriage: Study

New Delhi: A new study now finds that the quality of a person's marriage could be affected by their genes. The study was conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

12 Feb 2019 3:46 pm
An egg a day might reduce risk of heart disease: Study

New Delhi: A new study conducted in China finds that eating an egg a day may lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

10 Feb 2019 7:11 pm
Study identifies new target to pervent, treat alcoholism

New Delhi: New research conducted at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, identifies a gene that could provide a new target for developing medication to prevent and treat alcoholism.

10 Feb 2019 6:15 pm
Researchers find clues to a functional HIV cure

New Delhi: A new study now has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental in the fight against HIV. George Mason University's Yuntao Wu focused on Cofilin, a key protein that regulates cells to mobilise and fight against infection.

10 Feb 2019 5:05 pm
Here's why men should train harder, for less time

New Delhi: A new study, published in Experimental Physiology by researchers from the University of Glasgow, has highlighted several of the positive health effects of short duration, high-intensity resistance exercise training programme in overweight men.

30 Jan 2019 7:18 pm
Night shifts may cause DNA damage: Study

Beijing: Working at night shifts can damage a person's DNA, increasing the risk of cancer as well as cardiovascular, metabolic, and neuro degenerative diseases, a study has found.

27 Jan 2019 5:47 pm
Dogs may help diabetes patients regulate blood sugar: Study

London: Trained dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes by helping them regulate their blood sugar in a non-invasive way, according to a study.

16 Jan 2019 1:59 pm
'Contraceptives may soon be administered via pain-free patch'

Washington: Scientists have designed a novel long-acting contraceptive that can be self-administered by women using a painless microneedle skin patch.

15 Jan 2019 1:28 pm
Low-income women deprived of menstrual hygiene

New Delhi: Women belonging to low-income households face difficulty in accessing basic sanitary supplies, a recent study suggests. While access to menstrual hygiene products has been generating attention in the developing world, low-income women and girls struggle to afford period supplies and often resort to making do with cloth, rags, paper towels, or even children's diapers during their monthly cycles.

13 Jan 2019 10:21 am
Breast cancer treatment may affect your brain

Turns out, the drugs taken during the treatment of breast cancer have some side effects that impact the brain. Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the research established the common marmoset as an important non-human primate model for studying the effects of estrogen-reducing treatments on the nervous system.

30 Dec 2018 8:43 pm
Sugar-sweetened drinks related to Chronic Kidney Disease, says study

Do you have an obsession for sugary beverages like sodas, mocktails and concoctions? If so, there might be some alarming news for you! High consumption of sweet beverages is linked to development of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) over time.

30 Dec 2018 6:07 pm
Opioids kill more children and teens: Study

According to a new study, a huge number of children are dying from opioid poisonings. Nearly 9,000 pediatric deaths were attributed to opioids from 1999 through 2016, the study showed.

30 Dec 2018 5:26 pm
Here's how exercising helps in reducing belly fat

According to a recent study, a signalling molecule called interleukin-6 plays a critical role in reducing belly fat. The study was published in the journal 'Cell Metabolism'.

30 Dec 2018 4:59 pm
Here are 5 quick hangover remedies

New Delhi: The party season is upon us! Everything from weddings, to never-ending New Year Celebrations, give us a reason to let loose and party like there is no tomorrow.

30 Dec 2018 7:00 am
Moderate drinking not harmful for elderly patients with heart failure

New York: Elderly people above 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue moderate alcohol drinking without worsening their condition, a new study suggests.

29 Dec 2018 2:52 pm
This is how your brain activity predicts fear of pain

Washington: Pain is something that we all share. But, have you ever wondered about how you know what that pain is about?

29 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Cooking spinach at perfect temperature could be more rewarding for you!

New Delhi: According to a research from Linkoping University, Sweden, spinach is the best way to obtain the antioxidant lutein. High levels of lutein are found in dark green vegetables, and researchers at the university have compared different ways of preparing fresh spinach in order to maximise the levels of lutein in finished food.

27 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Alcohol-themed greeting cards normalise binge drinking: Study

Washington: A study has found that greeting cards themed on alcohol consumption and drunkenness send the message that binge drinking is normal and acceptable, and reinforce drinking as a social norm.

27 Dec 2018 2:00 am
High blood sugar during pregnancy associated with congenital heart defect

Washington: A study has observed that maternal diabetes can lead to fetal heart development of the child. Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect, and even with remarkable advances in care, it remains the leading cause of non-infectious death in infants.

27 Dec 2018 2:00 am
5 herbs for a healthy digestive system

New Delhi: Today's lifestyle has several unhealthy facets such as lack of physical activity, poor sleep habits and consumption of unhealthy foods, including fast, processed and junk food.

26 Dec 2018 12:53 pm
Negative mood may signal poor health: Study

Washington: Negative mood, such as sadness and anger, is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health, according to a study.

24 Dec 2018 3:57 pm
How people with schizophrenia experience emotions

Washington: A recent study - with the help of ‘body maps’ - showed that people with schizophrenia experience emotion differently from others.

23 Dec 2018 5:09 pm
Mothers have higher risk of heart disease, stroke

New Delhi: Though motherhood is the most divine feeling for every woman, women who have given birth have greater chance of developing heart disease and stroke than those who had never given birth, as per the findings of a new study, which appeared in the journal European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

23 Dec 2018 4:53 pm
Dieting may lead to binge-eating disorder, obesity

New Delhi: Inculcating severe food restrictions can lead to binge-eating disorder and obesity, a new study has found.

23 Dec 2018 3:08 pm
Pregnant women at higher risk of flu complications

New Delhi: Mothers-to-be, take note! According to a study, pregnant women are at greater risk of complications from flu. The findings, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, also stated that even extremely obese people are at high risk of the complications.

21 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Hazelnuts may be the key to disease prevention

New Delhi: A new research suggests that adding hazelnuts to your daily diet could bode well for long-term health. The new study, administered by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and published in ‘The Journal of Nutrition’, found that older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for 16 weeks significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients.

20 Dec 2018 2:15 am
Study uncovers link between body weight, cancer

New Delhi: Excess body weight or obesity is responsible for 3.9 per cent of cancer globally, a new study has found.

20 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Dancing may help older women perform daily tasks better

Tokyo: While dancing is touted as a whole-body workout for the youth, it can also reduce the risk of disability in older women, according to a new study.

19 Dec 2018 7:24 pm
Say 'yes' to fitness this winter season

New Delhi: With the freezing temperature outside and our bodys reluctance to shed off those extra layers of fat, we tend to not give a thought to stay fit and healthy. But experts have a few tips on how to stay fit in this cozy yet lazy season.

19 Dec 2018 8:12 am
Right care at right time can save 30 million newborn every year: UNICEF

New Delhi: Around 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick each year and need speacialised care to survive, reveals a new report by a global coalition that includes United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO).

16 Dec 2018 6:06 pm
Cinema, museum visits may ward off depression in elderly: Study

London: Regular visits to the cinema, theatre or to museums could dramatically reduce the chances of becoming depressed in old age, a study claims.

16 Dec 2018 2:34 pm
Early physical therapy can reduce opioid use: Study

Washington: According to a recent study, patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months.

16 Dec 2018 2:04 pm
How does dieting during pregnancy influence your newborns allergies?

Hyderabad: Pregnancy period is the most precious and crucial stage for every woman.

16 Dec 2018 1:30 pm
Most people can correctly assess their own personalities: Study

It's widely assumed that people have rose-tinted glasses on when they consider their own personality, according to a recent study, that's not entirely true. The research suggests that when it comes to self-assessment, people have a pretty good grip on their own personalities.

16 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Breastfeeding for more than 6 months leads to smaller waist circumference

New Delhi: Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after delivery among women.

16 Dec 2018 2:00 am
Neck, back pain? Seek physical therapy to avoid opioid abuse

New York: Are you suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If so, visiting a physical therapist early can reduce the consumption of opioids that can lead to their abuse as well as other health complications, suggests a study.

15 Dec 2018 9:04 pm
World's oldest monkeys to help us fight HIV?

Washington: Turns out, world's oldest monkeys - the Rhesus macaque - could be prompted to produce neutralizing antibodies against one strain of HIV that resembles the resilient viral form that most commonly infects people.

15 Dec 2018 5:25 pm
Exercising at this time of the day doesn't cause sleep problems

New Delhi: Exercising four hours before going to bed does not have a negative effect on sleep. Even among sleep researchers, it is a widely held belief that sleep quality can be improved by avoiding exercise in the evening.

15 Dec 2018 5:20 pm
Study says brain tumors may respond to immunotherapy

New Delhi: A slow-growing brain tumor in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, which helps to boost the immune system in fighting cancer.

14 Dec 2018 4:55 pm
Probiotics may help patients suffering from bipolar disorder

New Delhi: Probiotics, often thought of as good bacteria, can act as a potential avenue for treatment of bipolar and other psychiatric mood disorders.

14 Dec 2018 4:53 pm
Alcohol intake is key to long-term weight loss in diabetic people

Washington : Turns out, alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes

13 Dec 2018 9:43 pm
Lesbian, gay adolescents more vulnerable to depression: Lancet

London: Owing to discrimination and stigma associated with sexual minorities, depressive symptoms are more common among those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, not exclusively heterosexual, or not sure of their sexual orientation from age 10, and continue throughout their early adulthood, say researchers.

13 Dec 2018 7:06 pm
Fitness apps may help with workout commitment

New Delhi: Fitness apps are easy to download and motivate people to start workout routines, but that may not be enough to sustain those routines in the long run.

12 Dec 2018 11:40 pm
Sleeping too much can lead to death!

New Delhi: Turns out, sleeping more than six to eight hours a night is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases.

12 Dec 2018 11:34 pm
Can sauna lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease?

Yes, you heard that right! Apart from relaxing you, frequent sauna use is linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men and women aged 50 years and over.

29 Nov 2018 3:02 pm
Tips for sound sleep, health

It's not just the right sleepwear that plays an important role to experience uninterrupted sleep, bedtime is also the perfect instance to take immense care of your luscious locks and skin and to rejuvenate from the harm caused by the pollution around you.

27 Nov 2018 2:58 pm
Stay healthy with dried fruits, health bars

As healthy living has become a catchword these days, people have taken to eating dried fruits and health bars. Experts say these can give natural nutrients.

27 Nov 2018 2:48 pm
How to take care of hair in pollution

With pollution comes the requirement to be extra cautious of your hair as the chances of it getting dull gets higher. Make sure you treat it well.

27 Nov 2018 2:43 pm
Steps to treat your sagging skin

As you start ageing, skin may begin to sag as a consequence of a natural loss and weakening of collagen and elastin. However keeping in mind a few basic steps can help you in getting rid of the sagging skin.

22 Nov 2018 4:11 pm