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More than half of parents of sleep-deprived teens blame late night use of electronics A survey by university of Michigan found that 43 percent of parents of teens having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep blamed social media and cell...
Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut oil is “pure poison” and “one of the worst things you can eat” triggered a...
Testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reported this in a paper published...
Sedatives like diazepam and alprazolam once prescribed for treatment of anxiety or sleep could lead to one in four older adults becoming dependent on them The use of sedatives like diazepam  or alprazolam in older adults for treatment of sleep...
Home based blood pressure monitoring also saves medical costs, found a studyThat small box with a digital display that measures blood pressure without the hassle of a traditional mercury based machine, could be a life saver. A new study has...
Study shows diet and lifestyle changes reduce the need for anti-hypertensives in just 16 weeksPulling the plug on a prevalent theory that when started on antihypertensives, a patient can never go off then, a new study shows lifestyle changes...
  The age at which women stop menstruating is not linked to the amount of physical activity they do If you were worried about conflicting reports  about the relation between physical activity and menopause, take heart. A new study by University of...
New study says targeted population based approaches work in tackling hypertension epidemic Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for heart disease. A new paper in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology argues that targeted and...
Study shows it is very important for those above 35 to regularly see a doctor for risk factors like hypertension etc If you are on the wrong side of 40 and a fitness freak, here's some bad news. It will not...
Researchers found that those who changed their mealtimes lost on average more than twice as much body fat Modest changes in breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat, a new pilot study in the Journal of Nutritional Sciences reports. During...

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