Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | IANS | London

If you are unable to exercise, a hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels, particularly in overweight men, suggests a new study. Physical stress such as exercise can increases the level of an inflammatory chemical (IL-6), which activates the release of anti-inflammatory substances to combat unhealthily...

Obese teenagers can face pancreatic cancer risk

Obese teenagers can face pancreatic cancer risk

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | IANS | New York

If your teenager or young adult child is obese, he or she can be at four-times the risk of developing pancreatic cancer later in life, new research warns. Researchers from the Tel Aviv University analysed 1,087,358 Jewish men and 707,212 women between 16 to 19 years for the study published in...

Dengue cases rise to 1,875 in Delhi

Dengue cases rise to 1,875 in Delhi

Monday, 12 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Nearly 280 fresh cases of dengue have been reported over the last one week in the national capital, taking the total number of people diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season to 1,875, a municipal report released Monday said. According to the report, there has been one death due to dengue...

Air pollution may up heart, lung disease risk: Study

Air pollution may up heart, lung disease risk: Study

Monday, 12 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

Exposure to certain air pollutants may increase emergency department (ED) visits for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Environment International, found that exposure to pollutants such as ground-level ozone and nitrogen oxides, which are created from burning fossil fuels, led to increased ED...

Freezing air could stop 99% of pollutants: Scientists

Freezing air could stop 99% of pollutants: Scientists

Monday, 12 November 2018 | IANS | London

Freezing pollutants can prevent deadly outdoor air pollution -- thought to cause more than three million premature deaths worldwide every year -- from seeping indoors by 99 per cent, scientists have discovered. The research, by a team of scientists from the Nottingham Trent University in the UK and the Chinese Academy...

US scientists discover link between brain activity, mood disorders

US scientists discover link between brain activity, mood disorders

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | IANS | San Francisco

US scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found a new pattern of brain activity that may help develop new therapies in the future to treat mood disorders like depression. Most human brain research on mood disorders has relied on studies in which participants lie in a functional...

Smart device may help glaucoma patients save eyesight

Smart device may help glaucoma patients save eyesight

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

Scientists developed a smart drainage device that may help patients with glaucoma -- one of the leading causes of blindness in the world -- save their eyesight. Glaucoma can be treated only with medications or surgical implants, both of which offer varying degrees of success in helping to improve sight and...

Pedal desks may reduce health risks of sedentary workplace

Pedal desks may reduce health risks of sedentary workplace

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

Pedal desks can help sedentary employees achieve their health goals, and lower the risk of diseases linked to physical inactivity, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US found that pedalling while conducting work tasks improved insulin responses...

State Editions

Odisha releases Biotech Policy to attract investors

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

In brief

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Save Constitution team welcomed in city

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BJP seeks impartial probe into ‘Daru’ fixing

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why are Europeans white? A genetic study

16 November 2018 | GYANENDRANATH MITRA | Bhubaneswar

Mayfair offers to invest Rs 525 cr

16 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer