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.

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline
Asia

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
Asia

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
Asia

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
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.

Scientists develop device to detect bacteria in minutes

Scientists develop device to detect bacteria in minutes
Health

The device was invented by a team at Penn State university and described in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday.

How to lose weight in 24 hours: Five ways to beat bloating fast

How to lose weight in 24 hours: Five ways to beat bloating fast
Health

LOOKING to lose weight fast? Here are five ways to beat bloating and tone up in just 24 hours.

World Asthma Day: Avoid smoking, dust and other tips to manage, prevent, and treat asthma

World Asthma Day: Avoid smoking, dust and other tips to manage, prevent, and treat asthma
Health

According to the Global Asthma Report, 2018, asthma affects around 339 million people globally, and the numbers are on a rise considering the pollution and health conditions all around the world.

Fitness level impacts cancer risk and outcomes: Here's all you need to know

Fitness level impacts cancer risk and outcomes: Here's all you need to know
Health

Those in the highest fitness category had a 77 per cent decreased the risk of developing lung cancer and a 61 per cent decreased the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

The ketogenic diet: Popular weight loss diet ?

The ketogenic diet: Popular weight loss diet ?
Health

A new study said that the keto diet could help overcome the challenge of overweight and obesity in the armed forces.

Sweet lime benefits: Does drinking Mosambi juice first thing in the morning boost weight loss?

Sweet lime benefits: Does drinking Mosambi juice first thing in the morning boost weight loss?
Health

Sweet lime, commonly known as Mousambi or Mosambi in Hindi, is a delicious and nutritious fruit that can help you slim down naturally. Here's how to use mosambi juice for weight loss.

Health benefits of dancing: This is what happens to your brain when you dance

Health benefits of dancing: This is what happens to your brain when you dance
Health

Dancing isn’t just a great form of exercise that can help you reach your fitness goal. It is also an amazing way to improve the way your brain functions.

Ramazan special: 5 healthy things to eat during the month of fasting

Ramazan special: 5 healthy things to eat during the month of fasting
Health

You must abstain from eating unhealthy food outside the fasting hours to ensure better health through the month of Ramadan or Ramazan.

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials
Health

A clinical trial shows promise for a new colorectal cancer vaccine, as it caused no serious side effects while bloodwork demonstrated immune cell activation.

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?
Health

An Alzheimer's diagnosis often relies on signs of memory problems. However, these issues usually do not appear until years after the disease has taken hold. A new smartphone game is using spatial navigation to detect Alzheimer's before it is too late.