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Young gays, bisexuals more prone to suicide: Study

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 13:34
London: Young gay and bisexual men under age 26 are six times more likely to attempt suicide and deliberately harm themselves compared to older men of the same sexuality, a significant study has found.According to researchers, they were also twice…

Night shifts linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:13
Washington: Rotating night shifts may slightly increase a woman's risk of heart disease, a study has said.The study, published in the US journal JAMA, showed that women who work more than 10 years of rotating night shifts have a 15…

High-fructose diet can damage brain genes

Monday, 25 April 2016 09:46
New York: Fructose, a sugar common in the western diet, can damage hundreds of brain genes in a way that could lead to a range of diseases -- from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer's to attention deficit hyperactivity…

A banana a day may keep blindness away

Saturday, 23 April 2016 15:38
Sydney: If you love apples, so also love the humble banana. Eating a banana daily is likely to boost eye health and prevent vision-related diseases, a study has found.Researchers have found that bananas have carotenoid -- a compound that turn…

Beware! Demanding bosses may harm your health

Friday, 22 April 2016 12:35
London: If you think that your ever-demanding boss always directs you to push the envelope and work extra hard to meet the deadlines, be alarmed as this workplace behaviour may be detrimental to your overall health in the long run.According…

Even daily-use products can make you fat!

Thursday, 21 April 2016 13:40
New York: Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products can lead to an increase in body fat which may pose various health hazards, reveals new research.“Growing research shows that these chemicals could be harming people's health," said lead author Lei…

Beware! Loneliness can lead to stroke

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 14:35
New York: Many of us feel lonely at certain times but loneliness and social isolation for a longer period of time may lead to increased risk of stroke or heart disease, find researchers.The findings showed that loneliness and social isolation…

Talk to your kids at dinner time and keep them fit

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 14:26
New York: Children who have their dinner along with other family members are generally fit and eating meals together can also help kids cut the risk of developing eating disorders or weight problems later in life, say researchers.In a study…

Aspirin pills may reduce bile duct cancer risk

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:25
New York: Aspirin -- a common painkiller -- often used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation is likely to reduce the risk for bile duct cancer, finds a new research.Bile duct cancer -- also called cholangiocarcinoma -- is an aggressive…

Night shifts affect women more than men: Study

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:05
London: Sleep is an important part of our biological cycle and disruption to a good night's sleep, especially after working in night shifts, may affect women's brains more than men's, say researchers.The findings revealed that the circadian effects -- the…