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Gene variants influence our food choices, says study

Have you ever tried to find out the reason behind your eating habits? Well, scientists have now identified gene variants that influence our food choices and dietary habits.

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 05:09 PM

A diet high in animal protein may lead to fat build-up in the liver

A diet high in animal protein may increase the risk of a disease which causes fat build-up in the liver, leading to cardiovascular diseases or cancer, scientists warn.

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 02:05 PM

Ayurveda might cure cancer in coming years: Shripad Naik

Union Minister of State for Ayush, Shripad Naik said that ongoing research on ayurveda would bring about a cure for cancer in the coming years.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 22, 2017 12:47 PM

Stop popping painkillers: D Cold Total, Combiflam and 58 other medicines fail CDSCO quality tests

Combiflam batch number A151195, manufactured in October, 2015, didn’t manage to pass the disintegration test of CDSCO.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 22, 2017 11:49 AM

Say no to caffeine: A quick run on the stairs will make you feel more energised

Have you ever thought that taking a quick up and down a flight of stairs packs you with a more powerful and restorative buzz than intake of caffeine.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 22, 2017 11:43 AM

Healthcare major Abbott revokes two stent types from India

Healthcare major Abbott has decided to withdraw two types of stents from the Indian market in the wake of drug price regulator NPPA's move to cap the prices.

PTI | Apr 22, 2017 09:31 AM

Caffeine vs exercise: opt for a quick walk up and down the stairs!

A quick walk up and down a flight of stairs packs a more powerful and restorative buzz than a midday jolt of caffeine, according to new research.

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 02:46 PM

Limiting some amino acids in diets may help fight cancer

Limiting the intake of some amino acids- the building blocks of protein-may help slow down the growth of cancer tumour, according a new study.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 07:25 PM

Beetroot juice makes brain of adults perform more efficiently: Study

A new study claimed that drinking beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain.

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 05:07 PM

Scientists warn air pollution may cause runny noses, chronic sinus problems

Scientists have warned that air pollution in cities like New Delhi or Beijing may cause people to have year-round runny noses and chronic sinus problems.

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 04:11 PM

Psychotherapist finds ways to treat modern day ailments through Gita teachings

At a time when individuals are faced with internal conflicts of the mind and soul, practising psychotherapist and Indian classical dancer Dimple Kaur has turned to teachings of the Gita to find...

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 04:10 PM

Azythromycin not related to abnormal heart rhythm

The risk of abnormal heart rhythm is not increased by consuming antibiotic azithromycin, according to a new study.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 19, 2017 01:23 PM

Salty diet may make you drink less water and eat more

Salty food will diminish your thirst and increase your hunger, due to the reason of higher need of energy, a new study conducted during a stimulated mission to Mars reveals.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 18, 2017 06:02 PM

New wristband-type wearable device can analyse sweat to diagnose diabetes

The new sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents, such as chloride ions and glucose and then transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 02:53 PM

Thyroid cancer cases rise dramatically in Kerala, scientists suspect over diagnosis

Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, has seen almost a doubling of thyroid cancer in women between 2006 and 2012.

PTI | Apr 16, 2017 10:43 AM