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Love packaged fruit juice? Such drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Love packaged fruit juice? Such drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study. The findings showed that the inclusion of a sugar-sweetened drink decreased fat oxidation, which kick-starts the [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Love packaged fruit juice? Such drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Given our busy and chaotic lives, as many as one in three people have trouble sleeping – either they are not getting enough sleep, or suffer disturbed sleep or in some cases, it’s a combination of both. Whatever be the situation or the reason, lack of sleep can play havoc with your physical as well [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

According to the World Health Organisation, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global public health. A growing number of serious infections of such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gonorrhea are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less effective. Antibiotics are medicines that are used treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This Ingredient in Your Toothpaste May Cause Antibiotic Resistance

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice which believes that diseases occur when the natural flow of energy in our body is disrupted. In order to improve the body’s functions and promote self-healing, certain acupoints are stimulated with the help of thin needles inserted into your skin. In general, acupuncture has been treated as an alternate form [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Education cuts are a false economy – please, Theresa May, reconsider

Education cuts are a false economy – please, Theresa May, reconsider

Last week my son brought home a letter from the head of his comprehensive, outlining the curriculum reorganisation it is pushing through because the school has run out of money. Administration staff have already been made redundant, and teaching posts are under threat. If the current government is re-elected the funding squeeze will continue, the [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Education cuts are a false economy – please, Theresa May, reconsider

A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

Finally, some respite for caffeine lovers! Your daily cup of coffee may not be as bad as you have been told. A new study, published in the journal BMJ Open, suggests that a your daily dose of coffee can help prevent the risk of liver cancer by nearly 50 per cent. For the longest time, coffee has [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A Cup of Coffee Every Day May Lower the Risk of Liver Cancer

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Being sick is not a good feeling, but not all of us can help it sometimes when the seasonal flu or other ailments take over our health. It is important therefore for parents to pay attention to their children’s health right from an early age because those habits are what shows results in their future. [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Gene delivery is a process which helps to induce Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) into the host cells to decode the protein product and treat genetic disorders. Very recently there has been a profound discovery in gene delivery to prevent vision loss. Researchers have developed gene carrying nanoparticles that home in on target cells and prevent vision [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘ India may miss TB eradication target’ India may not be able to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 as targeted by the government. Cases of drug resistant TB are expected to rise in four high burden countries of India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa between 2000 and 2040, a Lancet study shows. Recommended By Colombia [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on ‘India may miss TB eradication target’

Smartphones, Tablets May Cause Speech Development Delays in Kids

Smartphones, Tablets May Cause Speech Development Delays in Kids

Parents, take note! Spending too much time on smartphones, tablets and other devices may delay speech development in toddlers, a new study warns. The study included 894 children between ages six months and two years participating in a practice-based research network in Toronto between 2011 and 2015. By their 18-month check-ups, 20 percent of the [...]

May 5, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Smartphones, Tablets May Cause Speech Development Delays in Kids

Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

April is celebrated as the World Oral Cancer Awareness month to educate people about the rise in global oral cancer cases. Statistics show that nearly one person loses life to oral cancer every day. “Of the people newly diagnosed with these cancers, only about 60% will live longer than 5 years. Moreover, many who do [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer