“The sugar will rot your teeth, soda is bad for you” – we all have heard many forms of this disclaimer from parents or older relatives. However, a new study suggests that they may be right. According to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the consumption of sugary drinks
Logging your diet might help you lose weight effectively. (Source: File Photo) While logging everything you eat can be a tedious task, it turns out that this technique can help loose weight effectively, according to a recent study. The technique, known as dietary self-monitoring, requires a person to record everything
Atlanta, Georgia | A new study published in Psychosomatic Medicine has found that a healthy diet can reduce the symptoms associated with depression. The study, conducted at the University of Manchester, analysed health data from almost 46,000 people. The analysis was a meta-review, or a study of previously conducted scientific studies. “Cutting back on fast-foods and
Analysing the DNA may help predict whether a person will live longer or die sooner than average, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK analysed the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan to produce a scoring system. People who score in the
Researchers have found that a drug which could treat stroke victims may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The University of Southern California findings have been published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, reducing the
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.