Cheap tea may prove expensive for your heath

People who opt for cheaper supermarket blends of tea could be at a higher risk of bone and teeth problems, researchers, including an Indian origin scientist, have claimed. Black tea and the world's most consumed beverage may contain higher concentrations of fluoride according to researchers at Medical College of Georgia. There could be a...

Yoga your way to increased concentration:

Practising yoga not only can improve physical stamina, but also plays an important role in improving people’s concentration and accuracy. Researchers in the US discovered that a single session of Hatha yoga significantly improved a person’s speed and accuracy when tested on their working memory and concentration. The experiment: During the experimental yoga sessions participants...

First of a kind live robotic workshop for sleep apnea

Bandra based Asian Heart Institute is hosting a live robotic surgery course where doctors are participating from across the globe. The workshop is dedicated to base tongue surgery for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and is scheduled on July 30. Doctors from across the world will be able to view the surgery real time. Prof Dr...

Parental divorce during childhood linked to health worries in adult life :

People who experience parental divorce during childhood have higher levels of an inflammatory marker in the blood which is known to predict future health, according to new research from University College London (UCL). This study is based on data from 7,462 people in the 1958 National Child Development Study, an on-going longitudinal study which has...

Pregnancy not impossible in cancer survivors

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According to a report published in MedPage Today, young women who survive childhood cancer experience high rates of infertility, but the majority of those who struggle to conceive eventually get pregnant, researchers found. The study is among the largest and most comprehensive investigations of infertility in childhood cancer survivors ever conducted. It is also among the...

Why aspirin helps some and not others

Ever wondered why aspirin works on some and not on others? Well, researchers have just found the answer to this riddle. Researchers including an Indian origin have shed some light on why aspirin benefits some people and not others. Researchers at Duke Medicine developed a blood-based test of gene activity that has been shown to accurately identify...

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