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New Year’s resolution to lose weight may ruin friendships

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:48
London, Dec 28: New Year’s resolution to lose weight may result in dire consequences when it comes to friendships, researchers say. Researchers insist that those who successfully drop a dress size make others so jealous that it could spoil personal…

Christine Bleakley unveils her first workout DVD

Tuesday, 27 December 2011 17:00
London, Dec 27: Christine Bleakley has unveiled her first ever workout DVD to help people get rid of Christmas calories and welcome their New Year in an absolutely perfect shape. In the DVD, ‘Christine Bleakley - The Workout’, Frank Lampard’s…

Cheryl Burke gives fitness tips

Tuesday, 27 December 2011 12:29
London, Dec 27: “Dancing with the Stars” winner has fitness tips for those who want to stay in shape during the holiday season. The two-time winner of the show believes fitness is all about doing something fun, whether it’s an…

Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor

Sunday, 25 December 2011 14:39
New Delhi, Dec 25: There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to eight years and then fall due to greater awareness about a…

Discovery to help minimise drugs’ side-effects

Wednesday, 21 December 2011 17:29
Washington, Dec 21: A missing link between the body’s bio-clock and sugar metabolism may help avoid the serious side-effects of drugs used in treating asthma, allergies and arthritis, reveals a study. Scientists discovered that proteins controlling the body’s bio-rhythms, known…

Blood test to tell whether anti-depressants work

Saturday, 17 December 2011 19:30
Washington: In a brand new discovery in the field of psychiatry, scientists have found a new method by which it can be known whether an anti-depressant drug will work on a depressed patient or not. It involves a blood test…

Airtel Nigeria to help combat fake drugs

Friday, 16 December 2011 11:32
Lagos: As part of its corporate social responsibility, Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile service provider Airtel, is joined forces to fight the huge problem of fake drugs in the West African nation. Under a deal signed between…

The British healer who fought tumour with meditation

Tuesday, 13 December 2011 10:26
New Delhi: Alternative therapist Brandon Bays, known across the Western world for her energy medicine, has brought her book, “The Journey”, a life-healing guide and the story of her battle with tumour, to India, the country which had started her…

Brain’s crossed wires cause depression

Monday, 12 December 2011 21:51
Washington: New research has used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show that those suffering from depression had decreased connectivity between several key regions of the brain responsible for emotional behaviour, learning, memory and decision making. Major depressive disorder is…

Gene explains why some people sleep more

Tuesday, 06 December 2011 19:01
London: Some people may be genetically inclined to need longer hours of sleep, a new study has found. Experts found those with the gene ABCC9 need around 30 minutes more sleep per night than those without it. Over 10,000 people…