Anti-inflammatory role of TNF protein may lead to new rheumatoid arthritis therapy

Anti-inflammatory role of TNF protein may lead to new rheumatoid arthritis therapyLondon, May 23: A new study has found that a powerful pro-inflammatory protein, tumor necrosis factor (TNF), can also suppress aspects of inflammation.

Rheumatologists at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York said the identification of the mechanism of how this occurs could potentially lead to new treatments for diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

New drug target could effectively treat breast cancer

New drug target could effectively treat breast cancerLondon, May 23 : Researchers from the Imperial College London have identified a new protein involved in the development of drug resistance in breast cancer which could be a target for new treatments.

Study asserts organic food’s life-enhancing, healthy and slimming effects

Study asserts organic food’s life-enhancing, healthy and slimming effectsLondon, May 21 : Switching from eating only conventional fruits and vegetables to the organic versions in the same amounts could help you live longer as well as keeping you healthier and slimmer, according to a new research.

Fruit and vegetables grown without artificial fertilisers have significantly more key nutrients, including vitamin C.

Diet rich in vegetables, fruit ‘leads to less weight gain’

Diet rich in vegetables, fruit ‘leads to less weight gain’Washington, May 21 : African American women who consumed a diet high in vegetables and fruit gained less weight over a 14-year period than those who consumed a diet high in red meat and fried foods, investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University have found.

Sunbathing gives men’s sperm counts a boost

Sunbathing gives men’s sperm counts a boostLondon, May 21: A study has found that vitamin D, which is produced by the body when exposed to the sun, boosts the quality of sperm in men.

They become better at swimming towards the egg, have greater speed and are more penetrative.

Bitter cumin ‘a rich source of phenolic antioxidants’

 Bitter cumin ‘a rich source of phenolic antioxidants’Washington, May 20 : Indian researchers have found that cumin, the bitter spice used as a key ingredient in curries, contains high levels of antioxidants.

Cumin, which is extensively used in traditional medicine to treat a range of diseases from vitiligo to hyperglycemia, is also considered to be antiparasitic and antimicrobial and science has backed up claims of its

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Cannot cut burgers, pizzas from diet? Blame your genes

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 24 : After knowing that burger and pizzas are unhealthy, why are we incapable from cutting them from our diets?

Skinny women are more likely to be depressed!

London [UK], April 22 : Skinny jeans or small sized clothes may fit the thin women well, but when it comes to mental health, things may not be the same for them.

Racial discrimination putting kids at asthma risk

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 21 : Discrimination is contributing to paediatric asthma rates among African American and Latino youths, according to a recent study.

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'Diet' products can make you fat

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : Dieting and still can't shed those extra kilos? Turns out, some of the so-called diet products are just junk food in disguise.

Emotional eater? Your parents are to be blamed

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : Are you an emotional eater? Do you tend to eat when you feel sad or upset? If yes, your parents are responsible.

#WorldMalariaDay: Effective steps to prevent Malaria

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 : The theme for World Malaria Day this year is "End Malaria for Good".

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Sun exposure, excessive heat can damage hair

New Delhi [India], April 28 : The scorching sun, excessive perspiration, dust and dirt make our hair vulnerable in summers.

Affordable lab tests now at your doorstep

New Delhi [India], April 28 : Before going for any medical test, now compare the rates of different path-labs with just a click.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : A recent study suggests dairy proteins may be an even higher quality source of protein compared to vegetable-based protein sources than previously thought.

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