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Mushrooms, porridge, eggs are libido boosters; avoid baked food, oysters, ice creams for low ardour

Now, there are both natural and medical ways to improve one's libido.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 21, 2017 04:03 PM

Energy drinks may affect mental health, blood pressure: Study

The energy drinks that are seen as healthy beverage options to improve energy, stamina, and concentration can pose a serious threat to health by affecting mental health, blood pressure and obesity, a...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 20, 2017 05:13 AM

Consumption of coffee may reduce liver diseases risk, says report

Drinking coffee regularly may reduce the risk of liver cancer and cirrhosis, according to the latest report.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 19, 2017 07:38 AM

Sex not likely to cause cardiac arrest, says new study

Heart patients are usually worried that they may suddenly die while having sex, but a new study suggests otherwise. As per the study sexual activity seldom cause cardiac arrest in a person.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 16, 2017 06:29 PM

High blood pressure now starts at 130/80, guidelines released by American Heart Association

Anyone with a BP level of more than 180/120 will be classified in hypertensive crisis with need for immediate treatment.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 15, 2017 08:23 PM

Around the age of 40? Aerobic exercises on daily basis may boost your memory up: Study

Are you around the age of 40? Is memorising phone numbers and other important details getting a bit difficult now? Exercising daily may help you to cope up with such ageing-related issues.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 15, 2017 12:53 PM

First pill with digital tracking sensor approved by US, device to be activated when it reaches stomach fluids

The pill, called Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), is designed for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 15, 2017 12:41 PM

World Diabetes Day: Precautions to be taken to avoid the disease

Diabetes is a disease in which the blood glucose or blood sugar levels are so high that it can cause harm to major functioning organs.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 14, 2017 05:23 PM

World Diabetes Day 2017: Kolkatans sweat for sweets

Bansal joined a Kolkata based running group called Kolkata Road Runners, or KRR and the high blood sugar level started decreasing and came down to 120 after few days. For him, running was a...

Debjani Choubey | Nov 14, 2017 01:39 PM

Scientists develop voretigene neparvovec gene therapy that may help to regain vision

A group of scientists has formed a new gene therapy called voretigene neparvovec that may help patients who have lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 12, 2017 01:46 PM

West Bengal: Government doctor suspended over Facebook post on dengue situation

As per the Facebook post, around 500 people were admitted on October 6 and discussed his struggle to diagnose the patients many of whom were lying on the floor.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 12, 2017 07:18 AM

Attention all women out there! Urinary Tract Infection may lead to infertility

Urinary tract infections affect both women and men but women are at higher risk because their urinary tract is smaller when compared to their male counterparts.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 12, 2017 12:05 AM

Frequent use of words such as ‘really’ and 'so' might indicate stress, says study

Frequent use of words such as ‘really’, ‘so’ and ‘very' might indicate that one is stresses, reveals study.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 11, 2017 01:04 PM

Maharashtra government, Tata hospital launch online tutorials for doctors to detect cancer earlier

Cancer claims over 8.2 million lives every year worldwide. Lung, liver, stomach, and bowel are the most common causes of cancer death worldwide, accounting for nearly half of all cancer deaths.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 11, 2017 10:39 AM

Mechanical heart valves safer for younger patients than those made of animal tissue, says study

The study further shows that for patients undergoing mitral valve replacement, a mechanical valve is actually beneficial until the age of 70.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 11, 2017 08:44 AM