Health & Fitness
Here's how eating untimely may affect your skin Here's how eating untimely may affect your skin

 

New York, If you are planning to go sunbathing, it is advisable to avoid midnight snacks and eating untimely as it might disrupt the skin's protective ability against the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, researchers say.

The study indicates that people who eat late at night may be more vulnerable to sunburn and longer-term effects

Brain chemical linked to dementia risk Brain chemical linked to dementia risk



New York, Lower levels of a brain chemical that regulates mood, sleep and appetite may be a key player in cognitive decline and not just a side-effect of Alzheimer's disease -- as previously believed, researchers have found.

Previous studies have shown that people with Alzheimer's disease and severe cognitive decline have loss 

Decoded- How brain recognises familiar faces Decoded- How brain recognises familiar faces



New York, US researchers have discovered two previously unknown areas of the brain that help humans process familiar and unfamiliar faces differently.

Working with rhesus macaque monkeys -- primates whose face-processing systems closely resemble our humans 

Skin care is important for men too Skin care is important for men too



New Delhi, As compared to women, the skin of men has more collagen and elastin that makes their skin thick and firm and, hence, the signs of ageing appear much later as compared to women. Therefore, it is important for men as well to take care of their skin by following a cleansing routine, say experts.

Immunotherapy may be safe for treating diabetes Immunotherapy may be safe for treating diabetes


London, Scientists have in a clinical trial found that immunotherapy, which enhances metabolic effects, can be a safe treatment method for patients with Type-1 diabetes.

Researchers from King's College London and Cardiff University found that immunotherapy using a peptide

Now a device that heals organs with a single touch Now a device that heals organs with a single touch


New York, Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a new device that can non-invasively convert skin cells into elements of any organ with a single touch, a finding that may help repair injured tissues, blood vessels and nerves.

Living near fast-food restaurants not linked to obesity Living near fast-food restaurants not linked to obesity



New York, Living near fast-food restaurants and supermarkets hardly has any impact on an individual's body mass index, suggests new research.

Public policies that are designed to reduce the number of fast-food restaurants and increase the number of

Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes, arthritis commercialised- Government Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes, arthritis commercialised- Government



New Delhi, Two important drugs -- AYUSH 82 and AYUSH SG -- developed by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) have been commercialised, a union minister informed Parliament on Friday.

"Drugs by the name AYUSH 82 for Type II Diabetes Mellitus and AYUSH SG for rheumatoid arthritis have been commercialised," Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

India, Thailand are air traffic hubs for dengue spread- Study India, Thailand are air traffic hubs for dengue spread- Study


Beijing, India and Thailand are central air traffic hubs that are helping in the spread of dengue epidemics throughout the Asian continent, a study has claimed.

Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity



New York, A new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed.

Using CRISPR, researchers from the University of Chicago edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which

Now, sunglasses that can generate solar power Now, sunglasses that can generate solar power



London, Researchers have designed new "smart" solar sunglasses incorporating semi-transparent organic solar cells that can generate electric power enough to operate devices such as hearing aids.

The invention can pave the way for other future applications such as the integration of organic solar cells into

Zika may not spread by kissing Zika may not spread by kissing



New York, Casual contact like kissing or sharing a fork or spoon does not increase the risk of transmission of Zika virus as the infection may not spread through saliva, US researchers have found.

Scientists believe that mosquito bites are the source of most Zika virus infections in people. After infection, the Zika

Homoeopathy may treat malaria, vitiligo patients Homoeopathy may treat malaria, vitiligo patients



Mumbai, Homeopathy has shown the ability to treat malaria and vitiligo in lab models, says new research by Mumbai's BMC-run BYL Nair Charitable Hospital and leading homoeopath Rajesh Shah.

Shah, founder of Life Force Homeopathy, said the findings have been published in two reputed international peer-reviewed journals recently -- the International Journal of Medical & Health Research and The European Journal of Pharmaceutical & Medical Research.

He said that in lab experiments in BYL Nair Hospital, one of the oldest Chinese homoepathic medicines, China Officinalis, and one of the latest homoeopathic medicines, Plasmodia Falciparum Nosode, were evaluated for inhibition of hemozoin, indicating their efficacy against malaria.

"This path-breaking research has supported several fundamental principles of homoeopathy and opens windows to more scientific research in treating many dreaded diseases, including malaria and other infections," Shah, who initiated these projects, told .

Playing video games may cut stress at work Playing video games may cut stress at work

 

New York, Do you feel stressed out, frustrated or anxious at work? Playing video games may help, researchers say.

The research findings showed that people who played a casual video game exhibited greater engagement and affective restoration than normal relaxation condition.

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