Eating handful of walnuts daily may boost attention among adolescents
The study, published in the journal eClinicalMedicine, showed that eating walnuts on a regular basis could benefit the cognitive development of adolescents and contribute to their psychological maturation. While previous studies have shown the effect of nuts on brain health, the impact of their consumption at such a critical stage for cognitive.
Vitamin D levels may affect body's response to cancer treatment: Study
The findings, published online in the peer-reviewed journal CANCER, showed that for patients with advanced melanoma, it may be important to maintain normal vitamin D levels when receiving immunotherapy medications called immune checkpoint inhibitors. Vitamin D has many effects on the body, including regulation.
Indian diet, tea and turmeric lowered Covid severity, deaths: ICMR study
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the death rate was reportedly 5-8 fold lower in India which is densely populated as compared to lesser-populated western countries. The study, conducted by an international team of scientists including from India, Brazil, Jordan, Switzerland, and Saudi Arabia, aimed to investigate whether dietary habits were associated with the variations in Covid-19 severity and deaths between Western and Indian population.
Experts allay fears: It is Covid that triggers heart attacks, not vaccines
According to the Global Burden of Disease, nearly a quarter (24.8 per cent) of all deaths in India is due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Recent reports showed many young celebrities, artistes, athletes, sportspersons -- who usually remain fit and have no history of CVD -- face heart attacks, while some also succumbed to it.
Changing seasons, low immunity, poor Covid hygiene sustain virus cocktail
Most of these illnesses carry similar symptoms and specific testing is needed to detect the illness and confirm a diagnosis. In the last couple of months, India has witnessed a sudden rise in H3N2 (a subtype of the influenza A virus), H1N1 (Swine Flu), Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and, of course, new Omicron XBB 1.16 variant.
High BP in men in their 30s linked with dementia risk in their 70s
The research, published in JAMA Network Open, found that the high blood pressure group had significantly lower regional brain volumes and worse white matter integrity. Both factors are associated with dementia. The researchers from University of California-Davis Health compared magnetic resonance imaging.
From earth's waste to mugs
Agriculture is a vital industry that feeds the world's population, it does however produce a vast amount of by-products. Every year around 500 million tons of crop residue is generated in India. The abundance of this agricultural waste presents a serious ecological problem owing to the release of carbon dioxide, long-lasting.
Why are restaurants including a plant-based menu portion?
While India's plant-based meat market might still just be in its nascent stages as compared to the global rise of vegan products, the nation still holds a very reputable position. According to a study, India's vegan market in September 2022 was estimated to be around Rs 300 crore. However, by 2026, the country's potential has been.
A plant-based diet usually consists of high quantities of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, whole grains, and beans and avoids the usage of animal-based ingredients that can cause harm to the animals. A well-structured plant-based diet is reported to be beneficial to people from all walks of life and help in reducing the chances of.
What to consider before taking the leap of faith?
Taking a break from the routine hustle and bustle has never harmed anyone. And if you are looking to face your fears, bungee jumping can be a rewarding experience. Besides, as a first timer, you should also have a fair knowledge about the do's and don'ts regarding extreme adventure. People have a lot of myths about bungee.