To cut your risk of developing dementia by as much as two thirds, a new study suggests following five healthy lifestyle rules. Most important is getting regular exercise, followed by not smoking, maintaining a low body weight, eating a healthy diet, and not drinking too much alcohol, findings suggest. Sticking […]
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Vigorous daily exercise can significantly reduce the risk of dementia, a 35-year study has found. Taking regular...
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Researchers have claimed that caffeine shortens and alcohol lengthens telomeres — the end points of chromosomal DNA, implicated in ageing and cancer. Now Prof. Martin Kupiec said that for the first time they’ve identified a few environmental factors that alter telomere length, and they’ve shown how they do it. Telomeres, […]Read more ›
A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that the synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, encourages the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed. “We’ve shown similar anti-cancer activity in the past with grape seed extract […]Read more ›
People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes. The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care. Whether these benefits improve quality of life is still […]Read more ›
Men can’t multitask and women have better memory because their brains are wired differently, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found. The research found striking differences in the neural wiring of men and women, which explains why males excel at certain tasks and females at others. In […]Read more ›
Women have sharper memory while men coordinate things better. An Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi alumni has created the first ever map of neural circuitry inside a human brain which has confirms that women’s brains are designed for social skills and memory while men’s are for perception and co-ordination. However, there […]Read more ›
The first global health conference on social marketing and social franchising, the two emerging tools to help India achieve universal health coverage, will be held here from December 3 to 5. Experts in the healthcare and allied areas from 35 countries will take part in the meet, being held to […]Read more ›