Category: Health News

Treat cow milk allergy with probiotics

And now, if you’re allergic or intolerant to cow’s milk, the good bacteria can help you. The gut bacteria of infants who developed tolerance to cow’s milk after treatment with probiotic formula showed significant differences from those who remained …

Vitamin E to the rescue of polluted cities

This one is for all those crying about high pollution levels in Delhi. A new study from King’s College London and the University of Nottingham has found an association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, …

Are you getting enough Vitamin E?

If you have high cholesterol, triglycerides, your lipids could be blocking your vitamin E absorption, which means that the anti-oxidant properties of vitamin E that protect your heart, could be compromised. A new study published in the American Journal …

Now, triglycerides and good cholesterol linked to gut bacteria too!

Everything is linked to gut bacteria! We have read about studies proving the link of auto immune conditions and anorexia to gut bacteria. Now as per American Heart Association, a link has been discovered between bacteria in the …

Garlic to the rescue!

It’s always been known to lower blood pressure, reduce plaques, fight infections due to it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-biotic properties. Now, the humble garlic has proven successful in fighting stubborn UTIs as well. A study conducted by researchers at …

Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer

This wonderful oil found in fatty fish has already established many benefits: it protects the heart, prevents atherosclerosis, reduces inflammation and pain, pacifies the brain cells… and now, adding omega-3 fatty acids (an unsaturated fatty acid of a …

Music for academic success of kids

We all knew music was good for us, now here’s proof. Music training, even if started as late as high school, may help improve a teenager’s brain responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new Northwestern …

Are you making the most of your 1 to 400 trillion chance in life?

From serious difficulty in digesting any kind of reading to now having a book at my side at all times, it was no surprise I walked into every bookstore on my never-ending journey back from New York to …

Common anti-depressant increases atherosclerosis risk 6-fold

Imagine this scenario: 42 middle-aged female monkeys were fed a Western-like diet containing fat and cholesterol for 18 months. During this pre-treatment phase, depressive behaviour in the animals was recorded. Observation number 1: Western-like diet causes depression. Then they …

The key to longevity: slow breathing?

They are a special category of lemurs, who live longer. And they do so because they can reduce their breathing from 200 beats a minute to 8 beats per minute (a state called torpor), when they are hibernating. …

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