Obesity and Diabetes Risk Linked to Common Food Ingredient

The combined results from a small-scale randomized human trial and studies in mice suggest that consuming propionate, a common food ingredient that is used widely to prevent mold, increases levels of hormones that are linked with diabetes and obesity. The research, headed by a team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found […]

Obesity May Affect Protective Blood Brain Barrier, Lead To Memory Loss: 5 Tips To Manage Obesity

Obesity is one of the most common causes of health concerns around the world. Obesity is marked by abnormal body mass index (BMI). Obesity is tied with several health conditions such as diabetes and kidney failure. If the findings of a recent study are to be believed obesity can break down the protective blood-brain barrier […]

ICMR asks stakeholders to share evidence on efficacy of stem cells

NEW DELHI: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)has appealed to doctors across the country to share scientific evidence on clinical efficacy of stem cells in any disease condition or disorder in their specialties. The appeal comes in the wake of several complaints by patients about the misuse of stem cell therapy. The apex research body […]

NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients

Under the scheme, people will receive advice from employment specialists. Picture posed by models. Photograph: Rafal Rodzoch/Caiaimage/Getty Images Thousands more people in England with mental health problems are to receive support finding a job, it has been announced. A scheme aimed at helping patients who wish to return to work will be rolled out to […]

One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, and the booming economy may be to blame, study reveals

One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, a new study has found, up from just 1 in 20 in 1995. The research, published Tuesday, found that while China’s rapid economic growth over the past two decades had been accompanied by a reduction in childhood growth stunting and thinness, the country has also seen […]

World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health

This World Health Day on April 7, let us help you find a gut-healthy diet plan that will help you lose weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and improve overall health. World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New […]

Why Probiotic Skin Care Is Worth The Hype, According To Experts

The human body is home to trillions of microorganisms, outnumbering even the human cells. And a host of these diverse bacteria ecosystems (over 1,000 species approx.) reside on your skin. Research shows that some of these microbes actually promote skin health. They reinforce your skin’s natural barrier against bad bacteria, balance your skin’s pH levels and […]

That Glow, Tho: How To Revive Your Skin After A Brick A** Winter

Because we can’t have you ‘round here looking thirsty. Whew, chile! Freshly fallen snow may be nice to look at, but the dry skin that accompanies the winter months ain’t it. And by the time the first tulip blooms come springtime, best believe your skin—which just endured months of humidity-deprived conditions—is super parched. Pass the moisturizer, […]

Low-Carb Diets Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Rhythm Disorder, Says New Study

Low-carbohydrate diets are very trendy right now, but following them in the long-term may spell doom for your heart. A new study has said that a diet that derives low amount of calories from healthy carbohydrates like whole grains, fruits and starchy vegetables may put you at a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), […]

At a health conference, attendees got some unusual swag: Glucometers to monitor their blood sugar

BSIP | UIG | Getty Images Diabetic teen equipped with glucose sensor and Freestyle Libre scanner which can just be flashed at the sensor on the back of arm to instantly measure blood sugar levels. Livongo, a San Francisco start-up that sells tools to employers to help them manage the health of their workers with […]