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Insomnia – More Dangerous Than Cancer

“A good night’s sleep” is probably one of the most underrated phrases in the world. The root cause of almost all health problems is lack of good sleep. Sleep is a bodily function that is not only related to our ... Read More »

Towards a heavier tomorrow

While Bollywood sets the trend for size zero figure and six pack abs, the country is following the extreme opposite path where the current National Family Health Survey indicates that more than 20 percent of urban Indians are overweight or ... Read More »

Vitamin D: the best protection against cancer

London, May 30 (ANI): Taking supplements of vitamin D could reduce the incidence of breast cancer by a quarter and bowel cancer by a third, say scientists. What’s more, the vitamin, sometimes called “bottled sunshine”, should be offered to the ... Read More »

Anaemia increases death risk in heart disease patients

Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists at Charles Sturt University in Australia have found that the presence of anaemia in patients with chronic heart failure is associated with a significantly increased risk of death. The researchers say that their findings also ... Read More »

Genes behind ageing process identified

London, May 26 (ANI): British scientists have identified genes that control the ageing process. The finding could lead to new drugs to prevent illnesses from heart disease to Alzheimer’s.   In the laboratory, researchers have found that mutations could extend ... Read More »

Strict blood sugar control cuts diabetics’ heart risks

London, May 22 (ANI): Diabetics can cut their heart attack risk by tightly controlling blood sugar levels, says a study published in the Lancet. By undertaking a meta-analysis which pooled information from five large trials, Cambridge University researchers came to ... Read More »

Non-smokers ‘live longer, have healthy lives’

Washington, May 9 (ANI): Non-smokers have longer life with lesser chances of getting heart disease as compared to smokers, according to a 30-year follow-up study. The study, which included 54,000 men and women in Norway, was presented in Stockholm at ... Read More »