Heart failure: How much salt should you have? Smart food swaps for a healthy heart

Heart failure: How much salt should you have? Smart food swaps for a healthy heart
Health

Various studies have documented the adverse effect of excessive salt consumption in the well-being of your heart, and heart failure patients are no exception.

Brain scans may identify people at risk of attempting suicide: Study

Brain scans may identify people at risk of attempting suicide: Study
Health

The risk of suicide among individuals with PTSD is much higher than the general population, but identifying those individuals at greatest risk has been difficult.

How to keep your baby cool in summer: 5 parenting tips for first-time parents

How to keep your baby cool in summer: 5 parenting tips for first-time parents
Health

To help you get started and boost the confidence you need to embrace your new role, we’ve listed here a few parenting tips that can keep your newborn healthy, cool and comfortable during summer.

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?
Health

Can replacing carbohydrate with avocado keep us fuller for longer? A new study suggests so, but industry funded the research.

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses

Scientists identify new genes responsible for four serious mental illnesses
Health

A study has identified 70 genes that contribute to people developing serious mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperaactivity Disorder.

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?

Should you try the Lazy Keto Diet for weight loss?
Health

People are trying a lazy keto diet to help them shed the pounds. But, can the diet really help with weight loss?

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'

Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'
Health

Researchers have noticed that a drug that doctors commonly use to treat insulin resistance can also address the pain of fibromyalgia, which has provided them with a new clue about this chronic condition.

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
Health

A new study suggests that eating walnuts might help people at risk of cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure — that is, if they consume them as part of a diet low in saturated fats.

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content
Health

Health claims that manufacturers make on food packaging might not match a product's nutritional benefits, but people still make buying decisions based on these claims, researchers reveal.

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?
Health

Recent research has uncovered a cell mechanism that could help explain why smoking, alcohol, and other modifiable factors could raise the risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis.

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health
Health

People with obesity are often likely to develop depression as well, but the mechanisms at play are still unclear. New research in mice may now explain what happens in the brains of individuals who have a high-fat diet.

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice

7 things that can damage your vocal cords and tips to take care of your voice
Health

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been put on steroid medication and injections after continuous speech caused damage to his vocal cords. Here are some lesser-known things that can ruin your voice box.

Pep Guardiola beats Jurgen Klopp to manager of the year award

Pep Guardiola beats Jurgen Klopp to manager of the year award
Sports

Pep Guardiola's City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp's Liverpool by a single point at the end of a thrilling title race.

Real Madrid offer Gareth Bale a sensational return to Tottenham after Zinedine Zidane leaves him out of squad

Real Madrid offer Gareth Bale a sensational return to Tottenham after Zinedine Zidane leaves him out of squad
Sports

Real Madrid are ready to offload Welsh superstar Gareth Bale in the summer transfer window. He has been offered to Tottenham on a loan deal of £10million.

Matteo Politano, Ivan Perisic put Inter Milan on brink of Champions League

Matteo Politano, Ivan Perisic put Inter Milan on brink of Champions League
Sports

Bologna moved ahead of Fiorentina into 13th position with a 4-1 win over Parma which leaves the promoted side just three points clear of a return to Serie B next season.

Today in Pictures, May 13, 2019

Today in Pictures, May 13, 2019
In pictures

Children dressed as deities and characters from popular culture are held above the crowd on pedestals before a parade at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong; newly ordained priests lie on the floor as Pope Francis leads a mass in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in Rome, Italy; and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

Beautiful Photos That Capture The Magic Of The Great Rann Of Kutch & Will Convince You To Visit

Beautiful Photos That Capture The Magic Of The Great Rann Of Kutch & Will Convince You To Visit
In pictures

In a country as diverse as India, there are plenty of beautiful hidden corners, rolling hills and warm beaches to camp at. A true traveller will vouch for that. Anyone's first instinct is to discover the hills or the beaches. But the Great Rann of Kutch is a gem sitting in plain sight and it is a place we highly recommend to anyone looking to plan their next travel. The white sands, the simple life and breathtaking sunsets will leave you in awe.

Lovely plants for busy people

Lovely plants for busy people
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If you love to decorate your house with plants, but find yourself too occupied with work, studying and other stresses, this is a list of perfect plants for you! They are beautiful, easy to take care of and ask for nothing for return.

Prenatal genetic screening tests: What expecting moms need to know- benefits and risks of the procedures

Prenatal genetic screening tests: What expecting moms need to know- benefits and risks of the procedures
Health

Prenatal genetic testing covers tests that mothers should undergo during pregnancy to determine if their child is affected by any detectable genetic conditions.

Five ways to beat hay fever

Five ways to beat hay fever
Health

One in four of us are affected by this seasonal allergy. We asked experts for their advice

How many calories do you burn when you chew gum? Tips to lose weight and get a flat tummy by chewing gum

How many calories do you burn when you chew gum? Tips to lose weight and get a flat tummy by chewing gum
Health

Research suggests that chewing gum not only freshens breath, it can also help you curb your cravings and make you eat less, aiding in weight loss.

Fibre deficiency symptoms: Three warning signs to look out for when you go to the toilet

Fibre deficiency symptoms: Three warning signs to look out for when you go to the toilet
Health

FIBRE is an important part of a person’s diet in order to stay healthy, but figures show most adults aren’t getting enough, and this can result in a fibre deficiency. When this happens three symptoms may occur.

Meditation may not always be pleasant experience for everyone, says study: Here's all you need to know

Meditation may not always be pleasant experience for everyone, says study: Here's all you need to know
Health

More people, 29.2 per cent, who practised only deconstructive types of meditation reported a particularly unpleasant experience, compared to 20.3 per cent who only engaged in other meditation types.

Huntington's disease attacks and destroys brain cells in human: Here's why

Huntington's disease attacks and destroys brain cells in human: Here's why
Health

According to the study, a toxic protein linked to Huntington's disease can move from neuron to neuron through a nanotube tunnel whose construction is initiated by a protein called Rhes.

How Pokémon characters can help us understand the brain

How Pokémon characters can help us understand the brain
Health

Researchers from Stanford University in California have found that extensive exposure to video games, such as Pokémon, during childhood activates certain regions of the brain.

5 essential oils to add to your bath everyday this summer to get the best health benefits

5 essential oils to add to your bath everyday this summer to get the best health benefits
Health

Essential oils not only nourish the skin, hair and the body externally, they also provide internal health benefits like washing out toxins, reduce stress, relax the body and increasing circulation.

MIT Has Built AI That Can Predict Breast Cancer 5 Years In Advance, Save Women's Lives

MIT Has Built AI That Can Predict Breast Cancer 5 Years In Advance, Save Women's Lives
Health

Cancer is one of the most lethal diseases known to man, killing an estimated 9.6 million people last year according to the WHO.