You don’t need to walk 10,000 steps a day to improve lifespan, reveal researchers

Fitness trackers have been programmed to deliver fireworks and streamers when a user hits 10,000 steps in a day, but people may not need to walk that far to see benefits, a new study has found

You don’t need to walk 10,000 steps a day to improve lifespan, reveal researchersMany people want to have a healthy life, but majority of them don’t have it, and the one reason is because of unhealthy daily routine they follow. Many people think walking 10,000 steps a day will keep them healthy and will increase their lifespan. But a new health study done by a group of researchers […]

Can blue light from smartphones and laptops make you blind?

To those asking if the same light from your phones or other mobile devices could damage your eyes, the answer is here

Can blue light from smartphones and laptops make you blind?The rise of touchscreen devices comes with growing health concerns. People have been asking about the potential impact of long-term use of technologies like smartphones, tablets and laptops, particularly how they damage the eyes and brain. Some people link the blue light from such devices to eye problems, such as blindness. But to those asking […]

Mother’s diet can protect newborns against food allergies

The study's findings are consistent with new dietary recommendations for pregnant and nursing mothers. Previous research had not been conclusive, with some studies indicating a protective role for breastmilk, and others suggesting that children could become allergic to foods they encountered through their mother's diet

Mother’s diet can protect newborns against food allergiesResearch published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine today indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. Conducted by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the study offers an explanation for how breastfeeding can promote tolerance to the foods that most often cause allergies. The study received support […]

Protein released from fat in after exercise plays vital role in improving health

Exercise training causes dramatic changes to fat. Additionally, this ‘trained’ fat releases beneficial factors into the bloodstream

Protein released from fat in after exercise plays vital role in improving healthAfter performing experiments in both humans and mice, the researchers found that exercise training causes dramatic changes to fat. Additionally, they discovered that this ‘trained’ fat releases factors into the bloodstream that can have positive effects on health. The study was published online February 11, 2019, in Nature Metabolism. It’s known that fat cells secrete […]

Taking inspiration from tortoise shells, doctors develop pill to deliver insulin

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way for diabetics to administer insulin orally, potentially doing away with the need for painful daily needle pokes in the near future

Taking inspiration from tortoise shells, doctors develop pill to deliver insulinA research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day. About the size of a blueberry, the capsule contains a small needle made of compressed insulin, which is […]

Do you experience bleeding even after menopause? Get it checked immediately

Bleeding after menopause can be disconcerting, but the good news is, more than 90% of the time its not caused by a serious condition, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine

Do you experience bleeding even after menopause? Get it checked immediatelyThat said, the study also reinforces the idea that postmenopausal bleeding should always be checked out by your doctor to rule out endometrial cancer, a cancer of the uterine lining, says Dr Ross Berkowitz, William H. Baker Professor of Gynecology at Harvard Medical School. This is because the study also found more than 90% of […]

This is the reason you feel dizzy after standing up quickly

In most cases, a person feels lightheaded which will subside within a few seconds. And in such cases, the feeling is fortunately not something to worry about

This is the reason you feel dizzy after standing up quicklyHead spinning, stars in your vision, lack of balance – do you ever wonder why you feel one or more of these symptoms when you stand up from your seat or get out of bed? “The heart is a pump, and when you stand up suddenly, the amount of blood going into the heart is […]

Indian doctor from Pune shows live uterus transplant surgery to the world

Doctors from India, USA, Russia and Israel had come to witness the uterus transplant surgery. The surgery was telecasted live to doctors in Italy. This is the first time that the uterus transplant surgery has been shown live to the world

Indian doctor from Pune shows live uterus transplant surgery to the worldDr Shailesh Puntambekar, who performed India’s first uterus transplant surgery, telecasted a live surgery to 60 doctors on Sunday, July 16 This is the first time the uterus transplant surgery has been telecasted live for doctors. The surgery was shown live in Italy. Doctors from Israel, Harvard Medical School – USA, and Russia had come […]

Type 2 diabetes: Scientists develop pill to mimic bariatric surgery

Researchers have engineered a material that temporarily coats the small intestine and reduces the amount of glucose that enters the bloodstream during digestion

Type 2 diabetes: Scientists develop pill to mimic bariatric surgeryA tablet has been developed which researchers believe replicates the weight loss benefits of having a gastric band fitted. A gastric band is a type of bariatric surgery for people who are very overweight. The procedure involves putting an adjustable ring around the top of a person’s stomach so it holds less food so the […]