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Fight Your Sweet Tooth With These Four Natural Sweeteners and Fluids

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Fight Your Sweet Tooth With These Four Natural Sweeteners and Fluids

We are all set to begin the New Year with new pledges and resolutions to stay fit and tune in to a healthy lifestyle. To beat a big hurdle in your healthy resolution — dieting boredom — one needs to keep the diet plan and healthy eating target as exciting and simple as possible. Nature […]

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Playing Outdoor Games Could Boost Your Kid’s Eyesight

By   /  December 29, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Playing Outdoor Games Could Boost Your Kid’s Eyesight

Worried that your kid’s eyesight might deteriorate because of endless hours spent on smartphones, gaming consoles, computers and tablets? Take heart, spending just two hours a day outdoors, playing any sport in the sunlight, might help, experts suggest. Myopia — also known as nearsightedness and shortsightedness — is a condition of the eye where the […]

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Pain-Free Skin Patch to Automate Diabetes Management

By   /  December 27, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Pain-Free Skin Patch to Automate Diabetes Management

There is good news for diabetics as researchers have developed a pain-free skin patch containing dissolvable compounds that responds to blood chemistry to manage glucose automatically. For millions of people with type 2 diabetes, ongoing vigilance over the amount of sugar, or glucose, in their blood is the key to health. A finger prick before […]

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Eating Probiotics Likely to Help Prevent Depression

By   /  December 27, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Eating Probiotics Likely to Help Prevent Depression

Besides keeping your gut healthy, consuming a diet rich in probiotics — also called as “good” or “helpful” bacteria — may help protect against depression, finds a mice study. Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for health, especially the digestive system. The findings showed that rats which lived solely on the fatty […]

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Eat Soy, Nuts, Pulses Daily for Healthy Heart

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Eat Soy, Nuts, Pulses Daily for Healthy Heart

Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins like meat and milk products with plant proteins such as soy, nuts and pulses daily could reduce main cholesterol markers and prevent your risk of heart disease and stroke, finds a study.

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What are Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on What are Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are “sleeper cells” which can survive doses of antibiotics and lie resting in a dormant state, but have the ability to “wake up” and re-infect, research has found. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health challenges and threatens the ability to effectively fight infectious diseases including pneumonia and tuberculosis.

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Here’s How to Boost Your Child’s Memory, Attention

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Here’s How to Boost Your Child’s Memory, Attention

Are your students unable to concentrate and retain their lessons at school? Take heart. Just 15 minutes of break with a run or walk activity at their own pace, may help improve their memory and attention span, finds a study. The findings showed that the children who participated in the run or walk activity reported […]

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Maternal Blood Sugar May Affect Baby’s Heart

By   /  December 17, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Maternal Blood Sugar May Affect Baby’s Heart

Women with high blood sugar early in pregnancy may raise their baby’s risk of developing a congenital heart defect, according to a study. While it has been long known that diabetes in pregnancy raises the odds for congenital heart defects in babies. The new findings reveal that risk extends even to women without diabetes in […]

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Nanoparticles May Be Solution Against Antibiotic Resistance

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Nanoparticles May Be Solution Against Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists have succeeded in developing an effective method to treat the often lethal airway infections with nanoparticles that transport the antibiotics more efficiently to their destination. Mucoviscidosis, also known as cystic fibrosis, is an inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. The lung is so significantly damaged that patients often die or […]

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Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease Risk

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease Risk

Young men suffering from erectile dysfunction may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease — the leading cause of death among men worldwide, finds a study. The findings suggested that erectile dysfunction — afflicting more than half of men aged 40-70 years and greater than 70 per cent of men over age 70 […]

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