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

Electrical signals help paraplegic man stand, move legs voluntarily

Electrical signals help paraplegic man stand, move legs voluntarilyLondon, May 20 : A Caltech research has helped a paraplegic man to stand and move legs voluntarily.

Viagra may ‘drastically cut multiple sclerosis symptoms’

 Viagra may ‘drastically cut multiple sclerosis symptoms’Washington, May 20: Viagra drastically reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms in animal models with the disease, according to Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers.

The research demonstrates that a practically complete recovery occurs in 50 pc of the animals after eight days of treatment.

Men who use cell phones face increased risk of infertility

Men who use cell phones face increased risk of infertilityWashington, May 20 : Researchers have warned that men who use mobile phones could be risking their fertility.

A new study led by a researcher at Queen''s University in Kingston, Ont., suggested that cell phones can lead to low sperm quality and decreased fertility in men.

CTC blood test most ''powerful predictor'' of metastatic breast cancer

CTC blood test most ''powerful predictor'' of metastatic breast cancerWashington, May 19 : Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have suggested that the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood is a "powerful predictor" to help physicians more reliably assess treatment benefits for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Sunshine plays vital role in protecting kids from asthma

Sunshine plays vital role in protecting kids from asthmaWashington, May 19 : A new study led by Valencian researchers has shown that children who live in colder, wetter cities are at greater risk of suffering from asthma, since there are fewer hours of sunlight in such places.

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This Summer, say no to body odour

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 : Summer is here and with this is sweat and rashes. Sweat leads to odour, which most of the time, is depressing and literally nightmarish!

Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 : Tobacco is considered to be one of the most important avoidable lifestyle related cause of cancer in the world.

Retina cells may help in treating jet lag

Washington D.C. [USA], April 18 : Briton researchers have found a new group of cells in retina of eyes that can directly affect the biological clock of the people who experience jet lag.

Cleaning houses may be bad for your kids' health

Washington D.C. [USA], April 18 : Dear parents, beware!

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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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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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