Lack of Vitamin D can lead to miscarriage

Lack of Vitamin D can lead to miscarriage

Turns out, insufficient vitamin D is not only detrimental to bone health, but also important for maintaining pregnancy. According to a study conducted by NIH, among women planning to conceive after a pregnancy loss, those who had sufficient levels of vitamin D were more likely to become pregnant and have a live birth, compared to […]

The vitamins in your cupboard are probably doing nothing for your health

The vitamins in your cupboard are probably doing nothing for your health

It’s estimated Australians spend almost $2 billion on vitamins every year, but according to a comprehensive new study they’re mostly a waste of money. In the Journal of the American College of Cardiology this week, an analysis of 179 randomised-controlled studies (the highest standard of medical research) found popular supplements like Vitamin C and calcium […]

Brain-tinkering study makes sugar taste vile

Brain-tinkering study makes sugar taste vile

Have you ever been on a diet and wished that spinach excited your tastebuds? Or that chocolate left you cold? Neuroscientists said Wednesday they have discovered how to manipulate the brain to make sweet things off-putting, and bitter ones nice.   But only in mice, for now. Mooting promise for an obesity treatment, researchers in […]

Social ties may preserve memory, slow brain ageing

Social ties may preserve memory, slow brain ageing

Washington, May 31 (PTI) A strong social network of friends and family may help preserve memory and protect it from the ill effects of ageing, a study in mice suggests. Scientists from the Ohio State University in the US found that mice housed in groups had better memories and healthier brains than animals that lived […]

Smoothing wrinkles in cells could reverse ageing

Smoothing wrinkles in cells could reverse ageing

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: May 31, 2018 11:57:41 am Is it possible to avoid ageing skin? Know how. (Source: File Photo) Scientists have found that removing wrinkles inside our cells could be the key to curing or preventing unwanted effects of ageing such as diabetes, fatty liver disease and other metabolic diseases […]

World No Tobacco Day: India among top 4 users of tobacco

World No Tobacco Day: India among top 4 users of tobacco

Tobacco is one of the most common and preferred forms of addiction. Even though scientific evidences have revealed its harmful health effects, the use of tobacco in different forms has seen a dramatic increase, especially in the developing countries. This year’s theme for World No Tobacco Day is the impact of tobacco on cardiovascular health. […]

Death toll from Nipah virus rises to 15 in Kerala

Death toll from Nipah virus rises to 15 in Kerala

KOZHIKODE: The death toll due to Nipah virus in the state rose to 15, with a 28-year-old man succumbing to the deadly virus here, a health department official said today. Akhil, a native of Karassery, who was undergoing treatment at the Kozhikode Medical college hospital (KMCH) since May 29, died last night, the official said. […]

‘Raazi’ box-office collection Day 20: The Alia Bhatt spy thriller grosses Rs 1.92 crore on Wednesday

‘Raazi’ box-office collection Day 20: The Alia Bhatt spy thriller grosses Rs 1.92 crore on Wednesday

Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal starrer ‘Raazi’ broke all conventional films’ records at the box-office by crossing the Rs 100 mark. The Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions’ film collected Rs 1.92 crore on Wednesday, taking its total grand collection to Rs 108.04 crore. Even before the release of the film and the audience’s verdict, Bollywood […]

Trend to steal: Janhvi Kapoor’s flared jeans

Trend to steal: Janhvi Kapoor’s flared jeans

The young diva, Janhvi Kapoor is all set to make her debut in July this year. Her upcoming movie ‘Dhadak’ is a Hindi remake of the Marathi blockbuster, Sairat. While we all wait for the big movie release, Janhvi has already impressed everyone with her style, poise and beauty. Yesterday, the actress was seen at […]