Hair plays a pivotal role in the feeling of well-being and in physical attractiveness. Appearance of the hair is primarily determined by its surface texture, colour, thickness and shine. Scalp functioning and hair attractiveness are dependent on nutrition. There are evidences that having a deficiency of nutrients does cause numerousRead More →

In a recent study, researchers have compared the effects of a plant-based meal with those of a meal that includes animal-derived products on a person’s health. The study concludes that vegan meals may help a person stay healthy and manage weight gain. New research shows how plant-based meals contribute toRead More →

The researchers speculated that NSAIDs likely blocked tumour growth by reducing the production of an inflammatory molecule called prostaglandin E2. Aspirin, ibuprofen can improve survival rate of cancer patients (Representational Image)  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New York: Regular use of a common type of medication such as aspirin and ibuprofen significantly improvesRead More →

Scientists have found that a gene associated with autoimmune hair loss disorder may also help improve cancer immunotherapy – treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. The findings showed that a gene named IKZF1 recruits T cells in alopecia areata – a condition in which immuneRead More →

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 toRead More →