Health
Heartbeat to soon unlock electronic health records

 What if your heartbeat can safeguard your electronic health records in the near future? Researchers from Binghamton University believe so and have used the heart's electrical pattern as an encryption key for electronic records.

Low income women at greater risk of heart disease: Study

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, research shows.

Magic bullets of DNA for low cost breast cancer detection

Indian scientists have designed high precision DNA probes for breast cancer detection, which they claim can bring down costs of diagnostics ten-fold.

Importance of Blood Donation : Donate blood, stay healthy and save life!

Donating blood is good for health of donors as well as those who are in need.

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

People with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E, an antioxidant important for cell protection, suggests a new study.

New drug can create 'good' fat to combat obesity

New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Scientists have identified a new drug that can create beneficial "brown" or "good" fat to boost metabolism, combat obesity and Type II diabetes.

Hypertension in late life may protect dementia risk

 Individuals who develop High blood pressure at the age 80 or older -- known as the 'oldest old' -- may have decreased risk of dementia after age 90, a study has found.

Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ

Want your kids to be smarter with higher levels of intelligent quotient (IQ)?

Bee, wasp stings more dangerous than snake, spider bites

An Australian research has discovered that venom from bees and wasps, rather than those from jellyfish, spiders or snakes, poses a biggest public health threat, a study has revealed.

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly

Maintaining high levels of fitness through physical activity such as walking, jogging, swimming, or dancing may increase brain function and boost memory -- the hallmark impairments in Alzheimer's disease - in older adults, researchers say.

20-minute exercise is all you need to be fit

 If you can spare 20 minutes everyday for moderate exercise, it will stimulate your immune system and make you less prone to diseases like arthritis and fibromyalgia, a new research has found.

Fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer

With a host of vitamins anti-oxidant properties, as also some essential minerals in their natural form, fruits are a natural source for enhancing beauty -- inner and outer. Here is a dossier:

Don't think your kids are obese, else they gain weight

If you think that your child is overweight, chances are that he or she may gain more weight as they grow up.

Exercise, proper diet may reduce effects of malaria

Regular exercise and a healthy diet of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as right amount of protein, can help reduce the damage to the heart and skeletal muscles brought on by malaria, according to a study.

Brain protein behind depression in pregnancy Why older mothers face birth complications Vaccination can reduce rabies deaths in India: Study What triggers people to eat more Tips to cure for cracked heels this winter Yoga can bring life back for lower back pain sufferers: Study Tobacco-related deaths will rise to 8 mn by 2030: Report Smartphone to spot sleep disorders while awake Just a 45-minute brisk walk a week can improve arthritis Go organic to beat dandruff India reduces baby deaths but still hasn't met 2012 targets Change eating schedule to lose your weight Not liking music at all linked to poor brain connectivity Counselling, antidepressant may improve personality disorders Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death Stress may cause gastrointestinal issues in kids with autism Mediterranean diet for healthy brain Grilled meat bad for breast cancer survivors This app-based game may help smokers quit Malaria vaccine passes early human trial Vitamin D deficiency may up chronic headache risk in elderly men Video game-based app may help treat late-life depression Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids Brain and tooth size didn't co-evolve in humans Why obese individuals lack motivation to exercise? Parent's obesity may delay development in kids Here's why a healthy diet may not always work Punjab to expand the ambit of de-addiction centers so as to cover tobacco addicts Half of those seeking lip lightening surgery are smokers
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