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Overweight men at more risk of developing irregular heartbeat

This increased rate was attributed mainly to a higher body mass index (BMI) in men (31%) compared to women (18%).

News Nation Bureau | Oct 17, 2017 02:21 PM

Sugar 'awakens' cancer cells and makes tumours aggressive, says study

In a crucial breakthrough in cancer research, it has been found that sugar 'awakens' cancer cells and makes tumours more aggressive.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 17, 2017 07:17 AM

Women who dye their hair are 14% more likely to develop breast cancer, claims study

Women shouldn’t dye their hair more than six times a year and use natural ingredients to avoid the risk of cancer, Professor Kefah Mokbel, a breast surgeon at Princess Grace Hospital in central...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 16, 2017 05:03 AM

Eating broccoli may help improve your gut health, says study

The latest study has discovered an effective solution to digestive problems as it reveals that broccoli may help improve your gut health.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 15, 2017 06:20 AM

Magic mushrooms may help overcome depression, claims study

'Magic mushrooms' may help overcome depression as well as 'reset' the activity of key brain circuits in affected patients.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 15, 2017 04:10 AM

Brazil: Family of 14 all born with 12 fingers and toes

All the members of the family were born with six fingers in hands and six on their feet, including the youngest member, a baby boy born with the same rare genetic abnormality.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 14, 2017 04:29 AM

Over 180 million people suffer from arthritis; India could become Osteoarthritis capital by 2025, says report

If the cases of arthritis in India will not reduce or stop, the India will become the Osteoarthritis capital by 2025.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 12, 2017 02:51 PM

Children born via c-section more likely to become obese than those born naturally

The study was conducted by the New York University. Conducted on mice, it found that rodents born via c-section are more likely to have an unbalanced amount of good and bad bacteria in their stomachs,...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 12, 2017 12:19 PM

World Obesity Day: Obesity increases 10 times, obesity-related diseases cost India around 13 bn by 2025

Obesity at childhood and adolescence could cause the onset of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, worse psychosocial and educational outcomes.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 12, 2017 08:46 AM

Male birth control: Scientists discovers new technique that can BLOCK sperm production gene

Male contraceptive options have not changed in over a century, and are currently limited to condoms and withdrawal (with high pregnancy rates in typical use), or vasectomy (meant to be permanent).

News Nation Bureau | Oct 12, 2017 08:28 AM

Sleep talkers often utter profanities in dreams which are grammatically correct, says study

The latest study suggests that sleep talkers often utter profanities and abuses during night time conflicts in dreams and it has also found an unusual quality being grammatically correct among them.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 11, 2017 05:24 PM

Human milk bank Amaara in Bengaluru for preterm babies

Amaara banks will store and supply the pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM). At the time of unavailability of mother's own milk, the banks will supply the PDHM.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 11, 2017 08:14 AM

Meet Karan King, the first Indian ever to get eyeballs tattooed

Delhi based Karan King has been grabbing headlines for his claim to be the first ever Indian to get his eyeballs inked.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 09, 2017 09:14 PM

Post-Dokalam, India plans to reduce its drug dependence on China

The National security Adviser Ajit Doval has also warned the government about India's reliance on China for API in 2014 and stressed that how spar between the countries can put the public health...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 09, 2017 10:14 AM

Tamil Nadu: 35 died from dengue since January, says Health Secretary

In a bid to prevent the breeding ground for mosquitoes, Radhakrishnan also appealed to people to make sure that tanks and drums that store water be "completely closed".

News Nation Bureau | Oct 09, 2017 07:33 AM