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Grapefruit juice boosts anti-cancer drug’s effects

Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Grapefruit juice boosts the anti-cancer effects of the drug rapamycin, a new study has found. In a small, early clinical trial, researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center found that combining eight ounces of grapefruit ... Read More »

Secret behind turmeric’s healing power revealed

Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Michigan scientists have unravelled the mystery behind the much hyped healing power of the main ingredient in turmeric, a spice revered in India as ‘holy powder.’ Turmeric has been used for centuries in folk medicine to ... Read More »

Stay slim to save the planet

London, Apr 18 (ANI): Staying slim is not only beneficial for you but it’s also good for the planet, say scientists. Scientists at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s department of epidemiology and population health say food production ... Read More »

Sidewalks make people more physically active

Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): People who have easy access to stores, transit stops and sidewalks are two times more likely to be physically active than those without these amenities, says a new study. The study led by San Diego State ... Read More »

Too many hours on Twitter can harm your health

London, Apr 17 (ANI): Twitter enthusiasts who spend hours on the trendy social networking could be struck with painful muscle problems, warn experts. Physiotherapists and Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) sufferers have advised Twitter users to moderate their time on the ... Read More »

Being a career woman could affect fertility

Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): The modern women with successful careers and high stress levels to match may be damaging their chances of having children, a study has found. According to the research, which involved international comparison of women in 37 ... Read More »