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Indian scientist claims ancient herbal therapy may protect heart from hypertrophy

Indian scientist claims ancient herbal therapy may protect heart from hypertrophy IndiaIndian scientist claims ancient herbal therapy may protect heart from hypertrophy n scientist Mahesh Gupta has claimed that ancient herbal therapy can protect the heart from hypertrophy. Hypertrophy is a thickening of cardiac muscle often caused by chronic high blood pressure that can lead to heart failure. Gupta, director ...

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When it comes to exercises’ cardio benefits, ‘one shoe doesn’t fit all’

Recent review has indicated the places, where cardio benefits of exercise may lie. To gain a more precise understanding of how exercise improves health and whom it helps most, researchers analyzed the results of 160 randomized clinical trials with nearly 7,500 participants. The meta-analysis is one of the first studies to systematically and comprehensively evaluate the effectiveness of exercise interventions ...

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Drink cranberry juice to keep heart disease, diabetes at bay

A new study has revealed that cranberry juice may help protect against heart disease and diabetes risk factors. As per the study, drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The finding shows that cranberries provide a rich source of ...

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Medical legal costs ‘excessive and should be capped’

The government intends to put strict limits on the “excessive fees” some lawyers claim in medical negligence cases against the NHS in England. Officials want a defined limit on legal costs in cases where the claims are below £100,000, saying that some lawyers submit bills that charge more than patients receive in compensation. But solicitors warn the move could deny ...

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Orange juice good for ageing brain

London: Drinking orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people, says a new study. ‘The population is ageing rapidly across the world. Estimates suggest that the number of persons aged 60 or over could triple by 2,100. It’s therefore imperative that we explore simple, cost-effective ways to improve cognitive function in old age,’ said study co-author Daniel Lamport ...

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Now, you can smoke in Hawaii only if you are 21

Hawaii has become the very first state of US to push the authorised smoking age from 18 to 21 with effect of which purchase and use of digital cigarettes will also be banned for individuals under the age of 21 from January 1, 2016. Governoe of Hawaii David Ige signed the bill of raising the minimum smoking age in the ...

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Go vegan to keep memory loss at bay

A new study has suggested that eating green leafy vegetables can help keep mental abilities sharp. Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to Rush University Medical Center’s research, which also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to slower cognitive decline ...

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Maintain food safety, hygiene in summer

 Take extra care to protect food in summer and keep bacteria at bay. Saurabh Arora, founder of www.foodsafetyhelpine.com, shares tips on food safety and hygiene: * Maintain hygiene: Wash hands before cooking and after handling raw meat, fish and poultry. Dry hands with a clean towel. Make a habit of wearing an apron in the kitchen. Avoid cooking and touching ...

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Longer secondary schooling cuts risk of HIV infection, especially for girls

Longer the secondary schooling significantly lowers the risk of HIV infection, especially for girls, claims a new study. Harvard researchers conducted a research in Botswana, and found that for each additional year of secondary school, students lowered their risk of HIV infection by 8 percentage points about a decade later, from 25 percent to about 17 percent infected. It could ...

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Patients’ family and friends invited to Come Dine With Us

Our patients feel lucky for the food they are offered, revealed our Come Dine With Us initiative ran at The Royal London Hospital on 17 July 2015. Come Dine With Us runs on wards across our hospitals, inviting friends and families of patients to dine with their loved ones for an afternoon in order for us to receive valuable information about ...

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