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By Muskan Aggarwal New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) With Holi -the festival of colours coming up everyone is busy buying colours, 'pichkaris', and balloons but with increasing environment pollution and severe allergic reactions to synthetic colours, there is a growing awareness among people to opt for organic variants. "In an...
New York, March 16 (IANS) Do you savour cheese omelettes? If so, think again as consuming more eggs and dietary cholesterol may up the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death from any cause, researchers have warned. The study suggests that egg yolks are one of the richest sources of...
Rome, March 16 (IANS) Working night shifts may deteriorate your quality of life by affecting your bladder, researchers have warned. Night shift workers reported a significantly higher rate of overactive bladder, and a poorer quality of life when compared with day shift workers, suggests the study presented at the...
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The harsh summer heat can spoil your skin. Don't forget to moisturise and keep yourself hydrated, say experts. Krishnan Venkateshwaran, Chief Scientist - ITC Ltd R&D, Dermafique and Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President and Head, Medical Services & R & D from Kaya Limited, have...
New York, March 16 (IANS) While strolling or running are beneficial for heart health, light physical activity, such as gardening and folding clothes, may also lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in older women, say researchers. The study showed that such activities might be enough to significantly reduce stroke...
London, March 16 (IANS) Tiny organisms in a child's nose could offer clues to improving the diagnosis and treatment of severe lung infections, a new study suggests. The study found that the composition of the microbiome -- bacteria and viruses found in vast numbers in the body -- was altered...
New York, March 15 (IANS) A team of US researchers have found a link between migraines and how sodium is distributed through the brain, a finding that could be key to future research on treatments for millions of affected people. Using high-powered magnets at the lab, essentially a high-powered magnetic...
London, March 15 (IANS) Experiencing menopause before the age of 45 is associated with a higher risk of bladder cancer particularly among smokers, says a new study. Women who entered menopause before the age of 45 were 45 per cent more likely to have bladder cancer than those who...
New York, March 14 (IANS) Want to cut that extra flab? Drinking green tea can help reduce obesity as well as inflammation in the gut, finds a study. The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, showed that mice fed a high-fat diet supplemented with green tea gained about...
New York, March 12 (IANS) Shorter intervals between births are associated with higher mortality rates in babies, finds a new study on macaque monkeys. The study showed "the risk of a short birth interval in rhesus macaque offspring is contingent on the survival of its older or younger sibling, who...