Parents don’t realize health consequences of kids being overweight

Washington : A study revealed that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity that would help their child reach a healthy [...]

How probiotics help to improve BP revealed

Washington : A new study has revealed that eating probiotics regularly might help improve blood pressure. Probiotics are live microorganisms (naturally occurring bacteria in the gut) thought to have beneficial effects; common sources are yogurt [...]

`Right` fat can keep your heart healthy

Washington : a new study claims that though excess of fat is not good for your heart, the right type of fat will help keeping it healthy. Unsaturated dietary fatty acids, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), are known to protect against cardiovascular [...]

PPMSA demands appointment of staff on vacant seats

Karachi :  The office-bearers of Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association (PPMSA) Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) Unit on Tuesday demanded of the provincial government to end the shortage of employees in hospital to ensure better healthcare [...]

Statins increase breast cancer risk: Study

London : A new study has revealed that long-term use of controversial heart drug statins can aggravate breast cancer risk. The Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Medical Association are currently mounting an official challenge [...]

New cell study might help fight cancer

Washington : A new cell study has mapped one of the most important proteins in cell division that has a fundamental process in life and the development of cancer, which might also help fight against it. A team from The Institute of Cancer Research, [...]

Gene behind common breast tumour in women found!

Washington : Singapore scientists have discovered the gene that causes fibroadenoma, which is one of the most common breast tumours diagnosed in women. National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and Singapore [...]

How Zinc affects human body revealed

Washington : Researchers have revealed that zinc is one of the most essential trace metals found in human nutrition and lifestyle and it affects the human body in many ways. The adult body contains about two to three grams of zinc. It could [...]

Why dried plums are good for your bones?

Washington : A new study has identified three potential pathways by which dried plums may contribute to bone health. Researchers from San Diego State University and Florida State University Fifty-seven million Americans suffer from low bone [...]

Weight control measures can help women beat depression

Washington : A new study has revealed that weight management programs also help in reducing depression among black women. Dori Steinberg, lead author, said that the interventions that focus on maintaining one’s weight, may have more widespread [...]

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