Saturday, June 6, 2020

High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases: Lancet

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Wellington-- Eating up to 30 grams of naturally-occurring dietary fibre -- such as whole grains, pulses, vegetables and fruits -- daily may prevent the...

Broken heart syndrome: Why bereavement can lead to a broken heart

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London-- While loss of a loved one or breakdown of a relationship is often linked to a "broken heart", not much is known why such...

First-time users beware! Viagra can impair your vision

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Istanbul-In a warning for first-time Viagra users, a significant study has revealed that the drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction may lead to...

Chronic binge drinking kills liver faster

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NEW YORK-- Chronic alcohol use, when combined with repeated binge drinking, causes more damage to the liver than previously thought, says an Indian-origin researcher...

AI to predict future diabetes cases with 94% accuracy

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Tokyo-- Researchers have revealed that with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) their trained computer model predicted the future incidence of diabetes with an...

Nutritional quality of kids’ menus not improving

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BOSTON – U.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no...

Health Talk: Myths and Reality About Weight Loss Drugs

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By Dr. Alok Gupta, MD INDIA New England Health Columnist Nearly 38% of the US population is obese, defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater...

Arunika Makam: A family interest in blood donation led her to the world of...

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By Ian Thomsen News at Northeastern Her father, who worked in Bangalore for a medical devices company that specializes in blood, came up with the idea...

Follow plant-based diets for better heart health

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New York--Reducing animal product intake and following a primarily plant-based diet can decrease the risk of heart disease, say researchers, adding that it's because...

KnowYourMeds Achieves 50,000 Downloads, Now Averaging 500 Downloads Per Day

WALTHAM, MA—KnowYourMeds, a Waltham, MA-based startup announced that its popular app has crossed the 50,000-download benchmark and is averaging about 500 downloads per day,...
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