High-fat diet may up heart failure, diabetes risk in elderly: Study

High-fat diet may up heart failure, diabetes risk in elderly: Study

Sunday, 03 March 2019 | PTI | Washington

Consuming a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids may increase the risk of developing diabetes to heart failure in older adults, according to scientists including one of Indian origin. Scientists at University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US investigated how ageing and an obesity-generating omega 6-enriched diet impact...

Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later

Spending childhood in greener spaces may prevent mental disorders later

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | PTI | London

Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 per cent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life, according to a study which emphasised the need for designing green and healthy cities for the future. An increasing share of the world's population now lives in cities...

New parents face up to six years of disrupted sleep

New parents face up to six years of disrupted sleep

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | PTI | London

Having a baby disrupts sleep quality of the new parents for up to six years after the child's birth, a study has found. Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK studied sleep in 4,659 parents who had a child between 2008 and 2015. During these years parents also reported on...

Water woes

Water woes

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | Dr Vineet Narang

While there are many benefits of water, Dr Vineet Narang tells you that too much of it can do more harm than good   As Hippocrates states: Everything in excess is opposed to nature. It is commonly known that excess of anything can turn the beneficial into worse, yet when it...

WarmFoods

WarmFoods

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | Pioneer

Spring onion: Scallions also known as green onions or spring onions are vegetables of various Allium onion species. Due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties, it is an excellent medicine to fight against viral and flu. It also helps in reducing excess mucus and fights against the winter cold which...

DadiKaKehna

DadiKaKehna

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | Roshani Devi

Tired of eating medicine for acidity with no results?  ROSHANI DEVI shares home remedies that can help the growing problem that many face today, due to unhealthy eating habits There is a reason why our grandparents ate certain kind of fruits, vegetables and herbs. These not only meant that they...

SlimLine

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | Pioneer

Oral immunotherapy may be a promising treatment for people suffering from egg allergy, according to a clinical trial. After completing up to four years of egg oral immunotherapy treatment (eOIT), some people were able to safely incorporate egg into their diet, it showed. “Egg allergy is one of the most common...

Tiptop

Tiptop

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | pion

Ignoring the perils of childbirth outside the formal healthcare facilities, including high rates of maternal and infant mortality, more than one-fifth of women in India are still opting for non-institutional birth. In other words, over 20 per cent women who do not give birth in institutions; it increases mortality risk...