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Stress, depression double heart attack risk

Monday, 05 December 2011 14:13
Toronto: Those who suffer from depression or stress are twice as likely to have a heart attack than those with an even outlook. A study led by Concordia University has found that the depressed also recover more slowly after exercise…

Why men are at higher skin cancer risk than women

Friday, 02 December 2011 14:30
Washington: Lower levels of an important skin antioxidant may be the reason behind males being more vulnerable to skin cancer than women, a new study has suggested. Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that male…

How human brain changes with age

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 17:57
Washington: Human brain is subjected to several changes, as a person ages but the structure within which the changes occur does not change with age, a new study has revealed. Scientists posit a hierarchical structure within which our cognitive abilities…

Depression doubles heart disease risk

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 13:12
Washington: Depressed people have double the chances of suffering from heart disease compared to people who are not depressed, a new study has suggested. A new study led by Concordia University has found that depressed individuals have a slower recovery…

Three in one superpill to revolutionise treatment for high BP

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 20:35
London: A three-in-one superpill, launched in Britain on Tuesday, may revolutionize treatment for high blood pressure as it will cure millions suffering from the disease. The potent single treatment combines doses of three existing medications, cutting the number of tablets…

Why meditation is good for brain

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 20:31
Washington: Yale researchers have found that meditation appears to help brain switch off areas associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia. Meditation’s ability to help people stay focused on the moment has been associated…

Heart attack between 1am to 5am causes greatest injury

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 20:03
Washington: A new study has found that severity of heart attack is dependent on the time of day the attack occurs. The researchers said the size of a heart attack and subsequent left-ventricular function are significantly different based on the…

Know your shape guys - pudding, candle or parsnip

Monday, 21 November 2011 15:35
London: Apple or pear-shaped has been used to classify women, now men also have their models, but all with a festive flavour. A study commissioned by retailer High and Mighty has revealed that men fall into four categories: Christmas pudding,…