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  Life   Health  17 Apr 2018

Life, Health, 17 Apr 2018

Scientists discover sweet spot of activity in immune system, key to fight cancer

The study has been published in Cancer Cell.

17 Apr 2018 8:18 PM

Pasta, as part of a healthy diet, not tied to weight gain

Whole grains are always a better food choice because of the higher content of dietary fiber that helps to improve the digestive system.

17 Apr 2018 8:13 PM

Raw fruit, vegetables good for mental health: study

These mental health benefits were significantly reduced for cooked, canned, and processed fruits and vegetables.

17 Apr 2018 8:09 PM

Poor sleep may cause obesity in children: study

Being overweight can lead to cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes which is also on the increase in children.

17 Apr 2018 6:46 PM


Mother's depression may lower child's IQ: study

Children were assessed on verbal cognitive abilities using standardised IQ tests during each assessment.

17 Apr 2018 2:21 PM

How nuts improve heart health

Previous studies have suggested that eating nuts regularly is associated with a lower risk of heart disease and stroke.

17 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

Here's what triggers depression among adults

This study identifies genes that potentially increase our risk of depression.

17 Apr 2018 1:32 PM

Early breakfast is important for people with type 2 diabetes

Obesity is common among people with type 2 diabetes.

17 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Research says sleep trackers can lead to sleep disorders among people

The people have started depending on the results of the sleep trackers and how they are feeling in the morning.

17 Apr 2018 10:10 AM


Diet conscious can monitor calories using new sensor-based tooth device

After planning a diet chart for a user the sensor would then help in deciding the quantities of the food serving.

17 Apr 2018 9:58 AM

Study finds electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater

The study examined the formation of oxidants on the plasma-liquid-gas interface and their behaviour in the process.

17 Apr 2018 9:26 AM

Study sees immune therapy scoring big win against lung cancer

In the study, Merck's Keytruda, given with standard chemotherapy, cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen.

17 Apr 2018 9:07 AM

Decoding hair colour genes could aid cancer research, says study

Findings, published in Nature Genetics, could also help forensic scientists use DNA samples to identify natural hair colour of criminals.

17 Apr 2018 8:48 AM