Health

Celebrities living with HIV AIDS

Being detected with HIV/AIDS doesn’t mean your life has ended, it is just a halt and with a positive attitude, you can definitely emerge as a fighter. 1 st December of every year, world celebrates AIDS Day, with a motive to unite everyone and fight against HIV AIDS. It is one of the deadliest diseases that has affected millions of ... Read More »

Menstrual cycle doesn’t impact training, performance: Study

IST Menstrual cycle doesn’t impact training, performance: Study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) A recent study, published in the Journal of Physiology, has found that doing fixed intensity exercise during menstrual cycle does not affect a woman’s autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating). That’s according to a collaboration between Massey University, the University at Buffalo and the University of Otago. ... Read More »

Genes, birthplace shape up our gut microbes

Genes, birthplace shape up our gut microbes Your genes and place of birthcan have a major effect on the formation of the microbial community in the gut — which plays an important role in keeping one healthy, a research has showed. The study proved that gut microbiome plays a leading role in the body’s immune response. Thus, controlling the microbes ... Read More »

Smoking: Sooner you quit the longer you’ll live

Smoking: Sooner you quit the longer you’ll live (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Planning to quit smoking? Then do it before you turn 70. A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that people aged 70 or older currently smoking were more than three times more likely to die than never-smokers, while former smokers were less likely to ... Read More »

Electro-acupuncture may improve sleep in breast cancer patients

sleep in breast cancer patients IANS | Nov 30, 2016, 04.30 PM IST Electro-acupuncture may improve sleep in breast cancer patients (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Electro-acupuncture may be an effective method in improving sleep quality in patients suffering from breast cancer, a study has shown. Electro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of ... Read More »

HSBC & Standard Chartered are most vulnerable UK banks to ‘China stress test’

Matt Cardy | Getty Images | Getty Images News The Bank of England (BoE) is poised to unveil the strength of Britain’s largest lenders and HSBC and Standard Chartered are the most at risk of failure due to an exposure to Chinese credit, according to analysts from RBC Capital Markets. BOE TO FOCUS ON ‘CHINESE CREDIT’ BoE officials have played ... Read More »

Why Donald Trump is going to need Janet Yellen

Gary Cameron | Reuters Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen testifies before a Congressional Joint Economic hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. November 17, 2016. After spending a good portion of his campaign bashing Fed Chair Janet Yellen, President-elect Donald Trump is about to find out he will need her if he wants to implement key parts of ... Read More »

Menopausal hormone therapy can improve bone health: Study

Menopausal hormone therapy can improve bone health: Study (Getty Images) Women who undergo hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes can not only increase bone mass, but also can improve bone structure, according to a new study. According to previous studies, menopausal hormone therapycan have positive impact on bone mineral density. The new study showed that menopausal hormone ... Read More »

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

IANS | Nov 18, 2016, 05.20 PM IST Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age (Representative image) Women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, says a study. “Based on the findings, we would certainly not recommend that women wait until they’re 35 to close their family, but the ... Read More »

Study opens avenues for treatment of lethal brain cancer

ANI | Nov 18, 2016, 06.20 PM IST Study opens avenues for treatment of lethal brain cancer (Thinkstock Photos/ Getty Images) According to a recent research published in the Cell journal, researchers have identified a pathway by which cancer cells aggressively spread and grow in the brain, opening up new possibilities for treatment of Glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer. “The poor ... Read More »