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  • Now, mushrooms show the way in managing diabetes

    New York: Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving microbial community in the gut, which could then improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, a finding that could one day pave way for new diabetes treatments, say researchers. In the study, feeding white button...

  • 10 home remedies to relieve stomach ulcers

    Stomach ulcers, also known as peptic ulcers, gastric ulcers, occur when stomach acid irritates the lining of the stomach. They are caused by bacterial infection, long-term use of anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen or aspirin among others Ulcer manifests through a burning sensation in...

  • Lack of sleep can destroy your social life, says study

    California: Sleep deprivation has long been associated with several health problems. Now, researchers have found that it can also destroy your social life. According to a study done by researchers at University of California, Berkeley, sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and socialize less, which...

  • Desi picks to up your style quotient this I-Day

    While you showcase your love for the nation this Independence day, ensure that you keep your style quotient on point with uber-chic styles. Arvind Prabhakar, CEO at GyFTR.com and Bhavya Chawla, Chief Stylist at Voonik list down some ideas to show your desi style in most fashionable way this...

  • Being overweight is bad for the brain, says new study

    London: Being overweight and obese can slow down the brain's processing speed and problem-solving skills, a new study has claimed. A study conducted by Germany's Max Planck Institute also found that ageing process can be sped up by excessive body fat. According to researchers, the problem is...

  • Four ways to prevent indigestion

    Bengaluru: All of us have suffered from indigestion at one time or the other. And we know how uncomfortable it can be: bloated stomach, non-stop belching, and so on. One of the culprits responsible for triggering indigestion is the type of food you eat. "One of the most common culprits of...

  • Easy home remedies for stomach upset

    Stomach upset is also known as dyspepsia or indigestion. Usually stomach upset is a discomfort or pain in the upper part of stomach. This is not a disease but a common health problem in every one's life. There are two types of stomach problem.Chronic stomach problem: This will be having long-term...

  • Boxers better for boosting sperm count, finds study

    Men wanting to boost sperm count should go for boxers, as a major study has found that they are are better suited for men's fertility compared to briefs. The study done by Harvard's TH Chan School of Public Health recommends boxers if having a child is your immediate goal. Dr. Jorge Chavarro,...

  • Exercise is good for mental health. But don't overdo it

    Bengaluru: Exercising three to five times a week can lead to improved mental health but only when done in moderation, a first of its kind study has found. For the study, researchers analysed responses from 1.2 million adults in the US taken from a survey done by the CDC in 2011, 2013, and 2015,...

  • 'Sex work is the only way for transgenders'

    Mangaluru: "They beat me black and blue. They also threatened me that they would insert the lathi inside my private parts. Why are they so biased against transgenders," asks Sanjana, recalling the harassment she underwent at the hands of a policemen a week ago for her alleged involvement in a theft...

  • Your plastic bag is releasing greenhouse gases

    Bengaluru: Plastic releases heat-trapping, climate-warming gases as soon as it's exposed to light, researchers have found. A new study done by researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa has found that light not only breaks down plastic, but also releases methane and ethylene - two...

  • Here are cycling tips for women

    In today's world, our lifestyle doesn't invoke much physical labour and is more concentrated for comfort living. Physical activity is very nominal in our day to day life. Less physical movements make our body stubborn and prone to many cardiovascular diseases. For women, this kind of stubborn...