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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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?
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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?'
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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.

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline
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UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG named Garuda Indonesia the most punctual airline.

China's ancient city that's luring expats

China's ancient city that's luring expats
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Nanjing offers a different pace than bustling Beijing or futuristic Shanghai, but one that newcomers are happy to embrace for the peaceful trade-offs.

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels
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A Myanmar pilot safely landed a jet without front wheels after the landing gear failed to deploy.

Pep Guardiola beats Jurgen Klopp to manager of the year award

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

7 foods vegans think they can eat that have animal-based ingredients

7 foods vegans think they can eat that have animal-based ingredients
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Whether you're a vegan or opt for the occasional vegan meal, the chances are you've encountered a faux pas or two along the way.

Ramzan popular summer beverage hydrates and nourishes the body

Ramzan popular summer beverage hydrates and nourishes the body
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Rooh Afza is a popular summer beverage in India, and Rooh Afza concentrate is added to water, milk, and desserts to give them a refreshing, rosy taste.

Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?

Can diabetes influence cancer's spread?
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Some researchers argue that there may be a direct link between having diabetes and exposure to an increased risk of metastasis in cancer. New research validates this idea, explaining how diabetes can elevate this risk.

High Time We All Sleep For At Least 7 Hours As Researchers Claim Lack Of It Weakens Heart

High Time We All Sleep For At Least 7 Hours As Researchers Claim Lack Of It Weakens Heart
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Getting adequate sleep helps us lead a healthy life and now researchers claim to have figured out why lack of sleep increases susceptibility to heart diseases.

Summer skin care tips: 5 effective home remedies for red, itchy skin rashes

Summer skin care tips: 5 effective home remedies for red, itchy skin rashes
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Rashes can be extremely uncomfortable and itchy. Try these home remedies that can help treat or soothe red, itchy skin rashes.

What is lucid dreaming? Know the health benefits of dreams

What is lucid dreaming? Know the health benefits of dreams
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Research suggests that dreams are important for our health and well-being. Read on to find out more about dreaming benefits.

Food additives and other cooking ingredients could harden arteries: Study

Food additives and other cooking ingredients could harden arteries: Study
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The study raised the possibility that those additives may cause arterial stiffness. Given the wide usage of those additives, future studies are warranted to investigate their role in arterial stiffness.

Soy protein lowers cholesterol by a small but significant amount: Study

Soy protein lowers cholesterol by a small but significant amount: Study
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Researchers found that soy protein reduced LDL cholesterol by three to four per cent in adults, a small but significant amount, noted Dr David Jenkins, the lead author of the study.