Saturday, April 23, 2016
Weekend Being: Here’s another reason why you should go easy on fast food: To the mounting cache of scientific evidence that fast food adversely impacts human health has now been added another sinister dimension: the presence of industrial-grade chemicals. “Phthalates”, a c
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Six cups of coffee a day may keep fatty liver disease at bay: Drinking about six cups of espresso coffee daily may help reverse non—alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that causes liver scarring, a new study has claimed. “Previous studies have confirmed
Monday, April 11, 2016
How Zika virus causes microcephaly: Researchers have now produced evidence of how Zika virus causes brain defects in babies. Several cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect in which the brain fails to grow properly, continue to be r
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Sharp increase in number of diabetics, underweight in India, says report: Between 1980 and 2014 the number of adults with diabetes in the world increased four-fold from 108 million to 422 million. The increase has particularly been sharp in low and middle-income countries.