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Wine, beer doubles mouth cancer risk

Sunday, 05 February 2012 21:38
Drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, Daily Mail reported Sunday. Drinking over the recommended daily limit for alcohol increases the risk of serious health problems,…

Exercise can improve health and wellbeing of cancer survivors

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 13:14
A fitness regimen can improve the health of cancer patients who have completed their main cancer-related treatment, say experts. Previous research found that cancer patients expect to resume daily activities having completed their main cancer-related treatment and yet often find…

New dietary supplements for brain promises ‘Ninja like focus’

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 18:21
For people looking forward to boost their brainpower and have a mental edge over others, a purported brain enhancer dubbed citicoline is becoming increasingly popular in beverages and dietary supplements. “What you drink when you want to think,” says the…

Exercise stimulates cell’s housekeeping process

Saturday, 21 January 2012 13:04
A mouse study has provided the first evidence that exercise stimulates autophagy, a process by which a cell responds to starvation and other stresses by degrading damaged or unneeded parts of itself to produce energy. It is sometimes called the…

‘Hot yoga’ is all the rage among fitness freaks

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 17:15
Washington, Jan 17: Hot yoga, which refers to yoga practiced in a heated environment, is gaining popularity. The room temperature during ‘hot yoga’ sessions generally reaches till 90 to 105 degrees. The theory behind it is that hot yoga helps…

Exercising can increase your salary by 9pc!

Monday, 16 January 2012 17:56
Melbourne, Jan 16: Apart from helping you shed those extra kilos, exercises like going for a jog, swimming or lifting weights in the gym three times a week, can also boost your income by up to 9 percent. According to…

Hormone that can mimic a good workout identified

Sunday, 15 January 2012 12:14
Washington, Jan 15: In a new study, scientists have isolated a natural hormone from muscle cells that triggers some of the key health benefits of exercise. According to a team led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the protein, which…

Fit females produce more daughters, weak moms make more sons

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 15:55
Washington, Jan 10: “High-quality” females – those that produce more offspring – are more likely to have daughters while weaker moms, whose own fathers were stronger and more successful, produce more sons, a new study has suggested. The study, by…

Do immune cells control their own destiny?

Monday, 09 January 2012 18:55
Sydney, Jan 9: A surprise discovery has shown how some cells may be capable of exercising control over their own destiny. Immunology researchers from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute drew this conclusion after studying B cells, immune system cells that…

‘Tulsi’ to be used for anti-radiation medicine

Saturday, 07 January 2012 18:11
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 7: From grandma’s home remedies for cough, cold and other ailments, ‘tulsi’ (Indian Basil) is now being tested by Indian scientists for treating people exposed to harmful radiations and initial tests have shown some positive results. Scientists at…