How exercise helps keep both body and mind healthy

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:23
Exercise is not just good for physical health, but it can also boost our mental health, say experts. Now, a new study has explored psychosocial factors that may help to explain connection between physical activity and mental health. Karin Monshouwer…

Sit less than 3 hours everyday to add 2 years more

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 19:35
IBN7 News: Limiting the total of time of sitting every day to at least three hrs may enhance the life span of adults by two yrs, a new research has disclosed.The studies additionally advises that decreasing your Television watching to…

Horizontal stripes makes people look fatter

Monday, 18 June 2012 14:07
Wearing horizontal stripes really does make one look fatter, an amateur scientist has revealed. Val Watham, 53, was unconvinced by research which claimed horizontal stripes flatter the figure. She undertook her own research, dressing models in a variety of striped…

Milk compound keeps you slim despite lazy lifestyle

Friday, 15 June 2012 15:28
Traces of a cousin of vitamin B3, found in milk, produces startling health benefits such as keeping you slim inspite of a fatty diet and lazy lifestyle, a study says. The findings reveal that high doses of nicotinamide riboside (NR)…

`Hidden vitamin` in milk makes mice leaner, faster and stronger

Friday, 15 June 2012 15:01
A novel form of vitamin B3 found in milk in small quantities produces remarkable health benefits in mice when high doses are administered, a new study has shown. The findings revealed that high doses of the vitamin precursor, nicotinamide riboside…

How exercise improves learning and memory

Saturday, 19 May 2012 12:37
The benefits of exercise on the brain have been revealed in many previous studies. Exercise clears the mind. It gets the blood pumping and more oxygen is delivered to the brain. This is familiar territory, but Dartmouth’s David Bucci thinks…

New paper-based diabetes test `ideal for developing countries` like India

Thursday, 17 May 2012 12:06
 In a new study, scientists have reported the development of an inexpensive and easy-to-use urine test ideally suited for areas like rural India, China and other areas of the world where poverty limits the availability of health care and where…

High-fat diet lowers blood sugar in diabetics

Sunday, 13 May 2012 14:18
Food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates may actually benefit type-2 diabetics who are advised to stick to a low-fat diet. The results of a two-year dietary study led by Hans Guldbrand, general practitioner, and Fredrik Nystrom, professor…

‘This World Health Day, focus on ageing and health’

Monday, 02 April 2012 20:01
With nearly eight percent of southeast Asia’s population above the age of 60 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said it will draw global attention to ageing to highlight it as a rapidly emerging priority that most countries in…

Seaweed bread can help fight obesity by cutting your calorie intake

Friday, 23 March 2012 12:38
Seaweed replicates the taste of salt in bread but contains far less sodium. A low-sodium diet reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke. Seaweed granules have a 3.5 per cent sodium level, compared with 40 per cent in salt,…