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, […]
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A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that the synthesis of the most active component of grape...
People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research...
Men can’t multitask and women have better memory because their brains are wired differently, a new study...
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 ›
For patients with diabetes, it is better to eat a single large meal than several smaller meals throughout the day, a new study has found. Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden studied the effect on blood glucose, blood lipids and different hormones after meals were compared using three different macronutrient […]Read more ›
The vegetable scientists of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) here have given the huge malnourished section of Indian population the best solution: black carrot. Loaded with beneficial anti-oxidants and micronutrients, the vegetable is an excellent blood cleanser, and so can help cure anaemia, constipation, and stomach disorders. “It also has anti-bacterial […]Read more ›
A gene mutation that triggers tumoural growth and ultimately leads to breast cancer has been identified by a group of researchers in the city. Exon 20, a component of BRCA 1(Breast Cancer Associated gene), mutates to disrupt the structural stability of proteins, causing cancerous cells to proliferate, the research shows. It hastens […]Read more ›
A cup of caffeinated coffee may help small blood vessels work better, warding off cardiovascular disease, a new study has claimed. The study of 27 healthy adults showed for the first time that drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improved blood flow in a finger, which is a measure […]Read more ›