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Here’s how to identify types of he...

Here’s how to identify types of headaches

If there were an underdog in the directory of medical symptoms, it would be the headache. “Headaches are often ignored by patients who prefer to self-medicate. They’d rather pop a pill than investigate the cause,” explains physiotherapist Dr Anjana Laungani at her Bandra clinic... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create ...

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antibiotic in nearly 30 y...

LONDON: In a massive breakthrough, scientists have created the first new antibiotic in more than three decades, Teixobactin, that can treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicemia and C Diff or clostridium difficile colitis. The discovery comes at a time when World Health... read more »

This diet pill tricks body into losing w...

This diet pill tricks body into losing weight!

Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it has consumed calories, causing it to burn fat. The compound effectively stopped weight gain, lowered cholesterol, controlled blood sugar and... read more »

Which 5 yoghurts should you eat!

Which 5 yoghurts should you eat!

There’s no comfort food like a plate of dahi-khichdi. Well, we’ve savoured the humble yoghurt (fermented milk product), with or without sugar, way before it evolved with various flavours and toppings into a healthy dessert and packaged-flavoured varieties. But how true are their claims?... read more »

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High-fruit diets can worsen depression

The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how the brain responds to stress, the findings... read more »

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

Irengbam Jenny A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say. Quite right! But with sedentary lifestyle, munching on junk food, alcohol consumption, smoking, erratic working hours... read more »

Burned out? Here’s how you can bounce back

All of us reach that point in life when we feel thoroughly exhausted or mentally numb. Experts say that an increasing number of individuals today are getting burned out. And if one does... read more »

Healthy diet helps protect your kidney

Andrew Smyth, MD at National University of Ireland Galway and his colleagues analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635 participants of the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and... read more »

When you’re obese and pregnant

“Obese pregnant women are more likely to give birth to babies with excessive body fat and these children may grow up to be obese or overweight adults. The exact cause is not understood,”... read more »