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.

Major WhatsApp vulnerability exposed: How to update WhatsApp on iPhone and Android

Major WhatsApp vulnerability exposed: How to update WhatsApp on iPhone and Android
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WhatsApp security flaw can be plugged simply by updating your app to the latest version. The vulnerability allows attackers to remotely install surveillance software on the user's phone.

HTC U11, U11+, and U12+ Android 9 Pie update scheduled for this month, confirms company

HTC U11, U11+, and U12+ Android 9 Pie update scheduled for this month, confirms company
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HTC U11, HTC U11+, and HTC U12+ are set to receive the major Android 9 Pie software update starting from this month. The HTC U11 will be the first in the lot to get the Android 9 Pie.

Google tests car crash detection in Android Q

Google tests car crash detection in Android Q
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Google is testing automatic car crash detection for its Pixel Phones in Android Q operating system.

‘Everything Clicked’ For Game Of Thrones Fans After Tonight’s Episode

‘Everything Clicked’ For Game Of Thrones Fans After Tonight’s Episode
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This is your five second warning: if you haven’t seen the latest Game of Thrones episode, go and watch it before you carry on reading. I’m not being responsible for ruining the series for you.

These Design Fails Are So Bad They're Funny & Prove Creativity Is Not For Everyone

These Design Fails Are So Bad They're Funny & Prove Creativity Is Not For Everyone
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Have you ever seen something and tilted your head just because you've never seen anything so crappy before? There are some creations that seem like an assault to the senses, and make you wonder what these people were thinking. But after you're done cringing, the only thing left to do is laugh off the bad designs that make no sense whatsoever.

The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today

The 1968 sci-fi that spookily predicted today
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In the first of BBC Culture’s new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner, whose vision of 2010 was eerily accurate.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster
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The study was able to evaluate the effectiveness of this new technique on 150 patients in eight hospitals across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

3D-printed vascular networks pave way for artificial organs

3D-printed vascular networks pave way for artificial organs
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Tests of the lung-mimicking structure showed that the tissues were sturdy enough to avoid bursting during blood flow.

12 Simple Tips to Help Eliminate Gluten from Your Diet

12 Simple Tips to Help Eliminate Gluten from Your Diet
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Gluten is the collective name for a group of proteins found in grains like wheat, barley, and rye.

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times
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A new small-scale study has found that men at risk of developing type 2 diabetes could benefit from eating all their meals within a restricted 9-hour time frame. Doing so, even without changing other dietary habits, can help keep blood sugar levels under control, the research suggests.

Study reveals urgent need to monitor heart of cancer patients

Study reveals urgent need to monitor heart of cancer patients
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The growing number of cancer survivors and the increasing number of chronic cancer therapy mean that the need for cardio-oncology services is rising.

Alia Bhatt's new workout routine will give you weekend weight loss motivation!

Alia Bhatt's new workout routine will give you weekend weight loss motivation!
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Alia lost a lot of weight for her debut in Student of the Year and there has been no looking back for the talented actress. She makes sure she sweats it out in the gym regularly and sticks to a strict diet.

World Hand Hygiene Day: Here is why good hand hygiene is important!

World Hand Hygiene Day: Here is why good hand hygiene is important!
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The campaign for World Hand Hygiene Day 2019 is called 'Clean care for All- It's in Your Hands' and calls for action from everyone to ensure clean hands for one and all.

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension
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A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension.

Researchers create embryo stem cells from skin cells: Here's all you need to know

Researchers create embryo stem cells from skin cells: Here's all you need to know
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The HU team used new technology to scrutinise the molecular forces that govern cell fate decisions for skin cell reprogramming and the natural process of embryonic development.

Oral vaccine of Hepatitis B will protect kids from dangerous viruses

Oral vaccine of Hepatitis B will protect kids from dangerous viruses
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The research team's collaborative partners in Brazil have long known that the silica-material SBA-15 is well-suited to encapsulate a hepatitis B vaccine.