Tuesday, November 21, 2017
kidney disease 24indianews

Drugs used to treat heartburn may increase risk of kidney disease

Drugs commonly used to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers may increase the risk of kidney disease, scientists have warned. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which reduce gastric acid production, are one of...
Smoking 24indianews

25% students aged between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking in Mumbai

Despite rigorous advertising campaigns spreading awareness about smoking and its harmful effects, people have continued with the awful habit. Steps like banning hookah parlours in the city and increasing the price...
cycling 24indianews

Cycling activity make your lifestyle to stay fit

Cycling is simple and easy so, make it your lifestyle to stay fit. An amateur cyclist Yogesh Kumar said in a statement: "Cyclists gravitate to the activity for many reasons, but its...
Teens In Delhi 24indianews

35 percent of teenagers in Delhi has found obese or overweight

A latest survey of about 1000 kids has found that over 35 per cent of teenagers in Delhi are obese or overweight. This is largely due to a sedentary lifestyle which...
Human brains 24indianews

Human brainpower not as exceptional as we like to think

When it comes to brainpower, humans may not be as exceptional as we like to think as researchers have found that some animals including the world's smallest monkeys devote a large...
Air pollution 24indianews

Air pollution can increase the risk of causing lung cancer

Air pollution can increase the risk of death from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer besides causing lung cancer, a study has showed. According to researchers, air pollution represents a complex mixture of...
thyroid hormone 24indianews

High thyroid hormone levels may up heart disease in elderly adults

Older adults with higher levels of a thyroid hormone may be at an increased risk of artery disease and consequent death, according to new research. Free thyroxine (known as FT4) is a...
Ultrasound Machine 24indianews

iPhone-based portable ultrasound machine can detect cancer

A novel iPhone-based portable ultrasound machine that can help detect cancer easily at home has been developed by US researchers. The device called Butterfly IQ is a scanner of the size of...
Tai Chi 24indianews

Tai Chi may boost exercise behaviour in heart patients

Finding it difficult to join a cardiac rehabilitation centre due to rigorous workouts or financial constraints? Take heart, practising Tai Chi a form of ancient Chinese martial art may help patients...
rich nuts 24indianews

Eating a diet rich Omega-6 fats reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes

Eating a diet rich in Omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, found in bean and seed oils such as soybean and sunflower oils and in nuts, could significantly reduced the risk of developing Type...