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Popping the calcium or vitamin D pill for better bones as you grow older may not have any actual impact. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has concluded after analysing the results of 33...
pregnant woman with umbrella Probiotics are not just good for your digestive system, they can be good for your mental well being too. Probiotics constitute "good" bacteria. New research suggests that probiotics also have an affect on the brain. A study...
Folic acid, during pregnancy is a bit of a double edged sword, it seems. While folic acid supplements are prescribed early in pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in the baby, but continuing that throughout the entire period of pregnancy...
That vigorous exercise can slow down the progress of Parkinson's Disease has been known but researchers from the University of Colorado have shown for the first time that the mechanism for this effect may lie through the activation of...
Move over Atkins. Starving your body of carbohydrates and gorging on proteins may not after all be the key to weight loss. The key instead may lie in depriving the body of specific amino acids - the building blocks of...
A multi country study funded by the World Health Organisation has zeroed in upon the drug resistant tuberculosis bacterium as a priority for future development  of antibiotics. The study was published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. In 2016, WHO was...
If evidence was still needed that sugar containing beverages - including possibly that "healthy" fruit juice of yours - could be the reason behind your expanding waistline. And why governments like that of India where 22 percent women are...
Caught between a government that unofficially promotes vegetarianism and 38% children aged under five years stunted, this is news that India can use if it wants to A study by US researchers published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition...
If you are an ex-smoker wondering how to undo the lung damage done over years, tomatoes and fruits may be the key A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function...
It has long been held that birth rates peak in September and studies in the past have suggested that the "baby boom" is the result of seasonal changes in human biology. New research however suggests that more than biology,...

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