Routine screening including blood tests for iron and genetic testing could help reduce the impacts of hemochromatosis. (CNN)A “stealth condition” which is one of the western world’s most common genetic disorders is causing far higher levels of cancer and chronic health conditions than previously thought, a UK study has revealed.
Diabetes Mellitus is a condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal. It is one of the most common metabolic conditions around the world. If the findings of a latest study are to be believed patients with type-2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity, which is very crucial to
If you’ve spent any time watching TV recently, you probably couldn’t escape all the drug ads, sometimes in quick succession. A recent televised sporting event, for example, featured one ad for a drug to help you fall asleep, followed by another to keep you awake, according to an editorial in
Exercise is a vital element of a healthful lifestyle; it helps maintain heart health, improve mood, and fight weight gain. New research also suggests that it can protect a person’s cognitive skills, and a new study uncovers fresh information as to how this can happen. How does exercise help protect
Many successful runners—take Michael Wardian or Scott Jurek for example—follow a plant-based diet. And if you’ve been weighing your options about whether or not to go vegetarian or vegan, there’s now even more evidence that nixing meat from your diet can give your performance a boost—especially if you typically go longer distances. According to
Delhi’s air quality was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday, but remained on the brink of turning ‘severe’ due to drop in temperature and unfavourable meteorological conditions slowing down dispersion of pollutants, the authorities said. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Centre-run System of Air Quality
Scientists have developed the world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device that can warn people of overexposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) a leading factor for developing skin cancer. Currently, people do not know how much UV light they are actually getting. The rugged and waterproof device interacts wirelessly with the phone and
Nearly two weeks have passed since a freak accident trapped 15 miners in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, and the authorities have all but given up hope of rescuing anybody alive. The search and rescue operations were suspended on Tuesday and two weeks after the accident there