World Chocolate Day: Here are fertility inducing benefits of dark chocolate

World chocolate day is celebrated every year on July 7. When consumed in large amounts and frequently chocolate will cause weight gain, consumed in...

CLL patients at higher risk of melanoma

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, a Wilmot...

Startups who are promoting fitness their own way

Innovation and disruption have spared none and it is evident in all segments of business, with the fitness industry now taking this route in...

Exercising twice a week may improve thinking ability, memory

Exercising twice a week may improve thinking ability and memory in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), suggests a recent study. Researchers explained that people...

World Diabetes Day: Nearly 70 per cent of Indian diabetics have...

It is perhaps no longer correct to refer to diabetes as an ‘epidemic’. Over just a few decades, the disease has become a global...

Mediterranean diet improve academic performance, verbal ability in adolescents

Turns out, following a Mediterranean diet may improve adolescents' academic performance, and the effect may relate to sleep quality. In a recent study, 269 adolescents...

Blocking digestive hormone prevents pancreatic cancer, new study finds

Turns out, blocking Cholecystokinin (CCK), a digestive hormone, can help in preventing pancreatic cancer. In comparison to the recent research, previous ones have shown that...

Family caregivers of people with dementia sleep deprived: Study

Nine out of 10 people caring for a family member with dementia don't get enough sleep, finds a study. The researchers found that most participants...

Hypnosis may be more effective than behavioural therapy to quit smoking:...

Hypnosis can be better than behavioural therapies at helping people quit smoking in the long run, according to Stanford doctors, who have now developed...

WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

GENEVA - Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organisation showed on Monday, suggesting...

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