Malaria proved to be more harmful than imagined

Though Zika virus disturbed the lives of so many people, but century-old malaria has proven to be a bigger threat in the country killing about 50,000 people every year. While the officially revealed numbers are lower than actual figures, leading health professionals in the country have the opinion that malaria…

Intake of oily food can trigger excessive sleepiness during daytime

Do you feel excessively sleepy at work? Then it’s high time when you should cut down on your pizzas laden with cheese and oily samosas without forgetting that inadequate sleep overnight is also a major cause behind this. A recent study has revealed that men who include high-fat food in…

Chemicals in nail polish and soap may result in obesity

Chemical present in everyday products that we all use like plastics, nail polish or soap may increase the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a new research. Chemicals such as Phthalates, which give plastic its suppleness, could harm people’s health, research has claimed. The lead author of…

Replace your regular tea with green tea to get happy skin

With temperatures exceeding 40 degrees, this summer is expected to be very unkind. And with the scorching heat and harsh sun – bacteria, infections, dehydration, sunburns and tanning to affect our skin considerably. The human skin is quite sensitive to the harmful effect of sun rays and so if not…

Learn how going for a run can help stave off weak bones during old age

Researchers have found that running for a long distance could help prevent broken bones in the later stages of your life. In a survey, it has been found that those who ran marathons, as well as 10 km races, had stronger bones than people who did no exercise – an…

Women live longer than men due to lowered birth rates

Considerable drop in birth rates is a chief reason why women live longer than men in the present times, a new research study has discovered. Reduced rates of reproduction help in increasing female lifespan more as women pay a higher price for reproduction than men in terms of health. The…

Recently developed bubble technology can plant drugs deep into your tumor cells

A global team of researchers have invented a new, non-invasive and secure method to plant cancer drugs deep into your tumor cells. One of the assistant professors at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and also the lead researcher, Xu Chenjie, said that their invention is the first-of-its-kind which enables…

Cookies or chips? Your child’s choices may anticipate weight gain, study reveals

If your little ones crave more for sweets rather than salty snacks, then they are at a greater risk for gaining excess weight, a new study reveals. The research published in the Pediatrics Journal indicates that people who are more inclined towards sweet products put themselves at an increased risk…

Patients surviving heart attack treated less for depression, says a study

People who survive a heart attack often succumb to depression but are prescribed anti-depressants less often than people who have not had a heart attack, finds a new study. Depression and stress have long been characterized as huge risk factors for heart attack patients, but research has found that such…

Hepatitis C can be cured by antiviral treatment in a short time span of 6 weeks

Researchers have discovered that any antiviral treatment acting directly can cure severe hepatitis C in a brief span of six weeks. In a recent study, it was found by the researchers that all patients suffering from severe hepatitis C who were put on a combination of drugs ledipasvir and sofosbuvir…