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  • For First Time, Treatment Helps Patients With The Worst Kind of Stroke

    For First Time, Treatment Helps Patients With The Worst Kind of Stroke

    Gina Kolata, The New York Times, December 19, 2014 20:03 IST

    After three decades of failure, researchers have found a treatment that greatly improves the prognosis for people having the most severe and disabling strokes.
  • How to Lose Weight: 8 Metabolism-Boosting Foods

    How to Lose Weight: 8 Metabolism-Boosting Foods

    Sparshita Saxena, NDTV, December 19, 2014 17:34 IST

    Most of us find ourselves struggling with weight loss and weight management. Therefore, it is important to understand what metabolism means and how it influences weight control.Metabolism is a complex biochemical process ...
  • These Blood Groups Run a Higher Risk of Diabetes

    These Blood Groups Run a Higher Risk of Diabetes

    NDTV Food, December 19, 2014 17:29 IST

    A new study has found that women with blood groups A, B and AB are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
  • How to Lose Weight According to Ayurveda

    How to Lose Weight According to Ayurveda

    Dr. Shikha Sharma , December 19, 2014 17:23 IST

    Obesity is the outcome of modern age convenience and abundance of food. In Ayurveda as early as 1500 BC, Charak Samhita described this disorder as Medorog (disease of fat). Medorog is characterized ...
  • Dementia is the Third Most Common Cause of Death in UK, Research Finds

    Dementia is the Third Most Common Cause of Death in UK, Research Finds

    Denis Campbell health correspondent, guardian.co.uk, December 19, 2014 15:45 IST

    According to a latest study, deaths from dementia have risen by 52% since 1990 and the disease is now the third most common cause of death in the UK.
  • Obesity Can be a Disability, EU Court Rules

    Obesity Can be a Disability, EU Court Rules

    Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent, guardian.co.uk, December 19, 2014 14:09 IST

    Employers will have to change the way they treat overweight staff following a European Union court ruling that obesity can, in severe cases, constitute a disability.
  • An Extra Dose of This Vitamin May Boost Your Immunity

    An Extra Dose of This Vitamin May Boost Your Immunity

    NDTV Cooks, December 17, 2014 16:52 IST

    According to a latest study published in the journal of Immunology, vitamin E can help regulate an ageing immune system and protect your body against bacterial infections, especially those that cause pneumonia...
  • Pizzas Contain Three Times the Daily Recommended Limit of Salt!

    Pizzas Contain Three Times the Daily Recommended Limit of Salt!

    Denis Campbell, Health Correspondent, guardian.co.uk, December 17, 2014 15:01 IST

    Study of 1,267 types of pizza finds that half contained more than 6g of salt, an adult's recommended daily allowance.Some takeaway and prepared pizzas contain almost three times an adult's recommended daily ...
  • Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs: Do You Really Need to Worry?

    Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs: Do You Really Need to Worry?

    Anahad O'connor, The New York Times, December 17, 2014 13:58 IST

    The idea that all carbohydrates are not created equal has become the foundation of many popular diets. Some argue that foods like white bread and potatoes, which have a high so-called glycemic ...
  • Overuse of Antibiotics Can Hurt Your Health

    Overuse of Antibiotics Can Hurt Your Health

    NDTV Cooks, December 16, 2014 18:33 IST

    For long health experts have spoken in favour of reducing the number of antibiotics prescribed to patients because overuse may cause resistance which can lead to several secondary infections and allergic reactions...
  • International Experts: Yoga Can be Good for Your Heart

    International Experts: Yoga Can be Good for Your Heart

    NDTV Cooks, December 16, 2014 12:46 IST

    In modern times, heart disease has become more of a lifestyle concern where either people don't have time or luxury tends to make them lazy. That said, there has also been enough ...
  • Gout Attacks Are More Common at Night: Experts

    Gout Attacks Are More Common at Night: Experts

    NDTV Cooks, December 15, 2014 17:04 IST

    Gout is a medical condition which is a severe form of arthritis. It includes sudden attacks of pain, redness, inflammation and tenderness in joints, often the one at the base of the ...
  • Low Blood Sugar May Damage Your Heart

    Low Blood Sugar May Damage Your Heart

    NDTV Cooks, December 13, 2014 18:35 IST

    Traditionally high blood sugar levels have been associated with health risks like diabetes and heart diseases. The condition where a person's glucose level is more than the normal limit is known as ...
  • Hangover Severity May be Partly Genetic

    Hangover Severity May be Partly Genetic

    Sally Adams, guardian.co.uk, December 13, 2014 14:34 IST

    Alcohol researcher Sally Adams investigates recent research suggesting that a tendency to experience horrendous hangovers is partially inheritedWith the party season ahead, many of us will indulge in the odd tipple ...
  • Diets: Is There Any Science Behind the Latest Fad Regimes?

    Diets: Is There Any Science Behind the Latest Fad Regimes?

    Catherine de Lange, guardian.co.uk, December 12, 2014 16:25 IST

    The 5:2 to the Paleo, the Bulletproof and the Virgin and more claim they will make you thin, healthy and happy. We look at the facts.5:2 The promise Eat normally most ...
  • The Hormone That Makes You Happy Also Makes You Fat

    The Hormone That Makes You Happy Also Makes You Fat

    NDTV Cooks, December 11, 2014 13:16 IST

    When you feel like nothing under the sun can bring you down, when you're happy and content, your brain is releasing serotonin. However, it only makes up five percent of the ...
  • Fructose Increases Your Hunger, Makes You Overeat

    Fructose Increases Your Hunger, Makes You Overeat

    NDTV Cooks, December 11, 2014 12:48 IST

    Fructose, found in many foods and beverages may encourage overeating, a new research suggests. The brain responds differently to two forms of sugar, glucose and fructose. Fructose is a simple sugar found ...
  • Twitter Can Provide Valuable Insight Into Mental Illness Trends

    Twitter Can Provide Valuable Insight Into Mental Illness Trends

    IANS, December 10, 2014 18:19 IST

    An analysis of tweets can offer a quick and cost-effective solution to mental conditions after dramatic events such as natural disasters and military conflicts, says a study that was presented at 2014 ...
  • Fad Dieting Does Not Work, Says Celebrity Trainer

    Fad Dieting Does Not Work, Says Celebrity Trainer

    PTI, December 10, 2014 17:18 IST

    Celebrity fitness trainer Ramona Braganza, the woman behind the toned and sculpted bodies of Hollywood celebrities like Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, Zac Efron and Ryan Reynolds, claims consistent exercise and not fad ...
  • Eat Potatoes Galore to Lose Weight Now!

    Eat Potatoes Galore to Lose Weight Now!

    NDTV Cooks, December 10, 2014 16:55 IST

    An ingredient that could fight obesity could be sitting in your kitchen already! Researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat ...
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