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Health experts question studies on the impact of red meat consumption

Cutting back on red and processed meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of evidence drawn from millions of people, but the finding contradicts dietary advice of international agencies and has prompted criticism from many experts. The researchers who conducted the review said their findings suggest most people can eat red […]

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Could energy boosting sports drinks be deadly for your health? 

Amid the rapid growth of sports drink markets globally, scientists have also been raising concerns about the product’s potential impact on human health. A new study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports suggests that sports drinks can effectively enhance endurance performance, Outside Magazine reported. The findings come from the analysis of […]

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Can eating nuts lower fatal stroke risk?

A study presented at the on-going ESC Congress 2019 in Paris, France suggests eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17 per cent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD). ESC is the world’s largest cardiovascular conference. This study, which took place in Iran, examined the association between nut consumption […]

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Leg exercises are crucial to maintain healthy brain and nervous system

Leg exercises are crucial to maintain healthy brain and nervous system

Published today in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine – giving doctors new clues as to why patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other neurological diseases often rapidly decline when their movement becomes limited. “Our study supports the notion that people who are unable […]

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Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report

Microplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization. However, the United Nations body warned against complacency because more research is needed to fully understand how plastic spreads into the environment and works […]

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Mumbai: FDA seizes e-cigarettes worth Rs 1 lakh

In May, this year, the state joined nearly a dozen other states in India to ban the electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) that include e-cigarettes, vape, e-hookah and heat-not-burn devices among others. The FDA had taken the decision keeping in mind the growing evidence that ENDS may be as harmful as conventional tobacco products and […]

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Cockroaches developing stronger rapid cross-resistance, making them unbeatable

The super-immune insects can then pass their resistance on to their offspring, making it only a matter of time before a given population becomes, essentially, insecticide-proof. Cockroaches are serious threats to human health. They carry dozens of types of bacteria, such as E. coli and salmonella, which can sicken people. And the saliva, faeces and […]

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Maha health dept forms committee to study climate change impact on human health

The State health department has formed a committee to evaluate impact of climate change on health. When the adverse impact of climate change is seen on environment, experts say that the impact is also seen on health of people. Dr Pradeep Awate, head of state’s epidemiology department, said, “We have formed a committee of experts […]

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Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity, finds study

But in a study published in the April 23 issue of the journal Obesity, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found that non-human primates on a Mediterranean diet chose not to eat all the food available to them and maintained a normal weight. “By comparison, the animals on a Western diet ate far more […]

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WiFi may interact with pathways in the brain, cause irreversible damage: Reveals study

The effects of repeated WiFi exposure on human health have been widely debated. A recent study reviewed evidence from 23 controlled scientific studies which investigated the health effects of WiFi on animals, human cell lines, and humans to determine once and for all, whether WiFi has a detrimental effect on human health. A 2015 study […]

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