Is lack of sleep impairing your skin quality?

Lack of sleep is known to impact memory and cognitive functions. But now researchers have found that a lack of shut eye can hasten the process of skin aging, too. According to researchers at the University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Centre, US, poor sleepers demonstrate increased signs of skin aging. Furthermore, they also have a...

Is width of blood vessels in eye tied with IQ, cognitive function?

Eyes are the windows of the soul, is the popular adage, but with technological advances they are rapidly becoming the mirror to our hearts, arteries and brain too. According to a novel study, high-tech tests involving digital retinal imaging may be an indicator of neuro psychological health years before the onset of dementing diseases and...

Beauty splash! Easy natural ways to remove facial tanning!!

Summertime means fun and frolic, with swimming, backyard barbeques and beach trips!! But don’t forget the bright hot sun plays havoc with your skin. Just a few minutes in the blistering heat and the ultraviolet rays of the sun will cause an increased production of a brown colored pigment called melanin that can lead to...

Oily fish lowers the risk of breast cancer

Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil have been scientifically proven to cut cholesterol, improve insulin sensitivity, lower blood pressure, decrease inflammation, joint stiffness, and treat various mood disorders . Now a new study claims it may help women counter breast cancer. Chinese researchers found that postmenopausal women who consume more omega-3 fatty acids...

Anemia Spurs Dementia Risk – Study

Anemic people are at higher risk of suffering from dementia in old age, researchers have found. According to the findings of a new study, people with anemia, a condition marked by lower number of red blood cells, are more likely to suffer from cognitive decline over the years than people who are not anemic. The study For...

High-fat diet during puberty ups breast cancer odds

Eating a high-fat diet during adolescent years may spur a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer in later life, researchers have found. Furthermore, a regular ingestion of such diet fabricates ‘basal-like’ genes in the lesions. Such signature genes are known to worsen the prognosis of the disease, researchers said. Thus, a high-fat diet during puberty not...

Vitamin D News: Vitamin D does not curb high blood pressure-study

Over the decade we have heard tall claims about the role of vitamin D in the prevention of various ills like brittle bones, cardiovascular problems, cancer, diabetes, dementia and blood pressure. Now a new study suggests vitamin D supplements may not have blood pressure benefits. High dose supplementation of vitamin D 3 (cholecalciferol) did not lower...

Premature birth raises risk of heart trouble in later life

Premature birth is known to spur a range of problems in adulthood. Adding to the woes, babies born prematurely are at a higher risk of heart problems later in life than babies who are born full term. Previously conducted studies have already linked preterm births with higher risk of learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, digestion troubles...

Madhya Pradesh woman delivers 10 still born babies

Medical science often reports bizarre happenings and once again we see an extremely rare occurrence. In Madhya Pardesh, a 28 year old woman has given birth to 10 babies – all stillborn report the doctors. Medical bizarre happenings Reports confirm that in a unique case of its kind, a young 28 year old woman delivered 10...

Diabetes news : Diabetes drug metformin may prove to be a panacea

If the findings of a new research are anything to go by, metformin, the decades-old diabetes drug may be efficacious in some other medical conditions as well. The research, even though at an early stage, establishes that metformin can thwart cancer and reduce heart related diseases. There are indications that the drug may also be...

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