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Omega-6 fats may make girls lazy, up diabetes risk

Challenging the common perception, researchers led by one of Indian origin, have found that Omega-6 (n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) — referred to as the “healthy fats” — can lead to lazy behaviour, especially in women, as well as contribute to diabetes. The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, revealed that a higher consumption of Omega-6 rich in ...

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Egypt unearths part of ancient King Khufu’s boat

    A plank of wood believed to be from the boat of an ancient Egyptian king has been unearthed near the Great Pyramid at Giza, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The boat, which is the second such vessel to be found on the site, was believed to have been built for King Khufu who ruled Egypt during the fourth dynasty ...

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Insomnia may increase heart attack, stroke risk: study

    Individuals who find it hard to fall asleep must wake up to the health problems that poor sleep poses. Researchers have found that suffering from insomnia may put people at increased risk of heart attack and stroke.   “Sleep is important for biological recovery and takes around a third of our lifetime, but in modern society more and ...

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Playing 10 minutes daily helps kids cut diabetes risk in adult life

Just 10 minutes of playing every day can reduce a child’s risk of having heart disease, developing heart disease, or suffering a stroke later in life, a new study says.   According to scientists, replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide significant cardiometabolic benefits in kids – particularly those with large waist measurements and elevated ...

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Bacteria-rich lotion may fight skin infections: study

Human skin is home to a multitude of microbes, including some that are helpful and some that could potentially be harmful. Now, a small pilot study shows that a lotion enriched with the body’s own beneficial bacteria may help protect against skin infections such as eczema. Researchers from University of California, San Diego in the US took bacterial samples from ...

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Drug abuse may cause tooth decay, gum disease: study

People who are addicted to drugs have more tooth decays and gum disease, but are less likely to receive dental care, a new study has found. Drug use affects oral health through direct physiological routes such as dry mouth, an increased urge for snacking, clenching and grinding of teeth, and chemical erosion from applying cocaine to teeth and gums, researchers ...

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Eating veggies, fruits daily may keep stress away: study

  The more fruit and vegetables people eat, especially women, the less stress they feel, according to new research. A longitudinal study of more than 60,000 Australian men and women aged 45 and over found eating five to seven daily serves of fruit and vegetables was associated with a 14 per cent lower incidence of psychological stress compared to those ...

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Smoking pot raises risk of stroke, heart failure

  The American College of Cardiology has some bad news for pot smokers: The drug might increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. The study looked at the health records of more than 20 million patients from more than 1,000 different hospitals. Of those, 316,000 patients reported using marijuana. Marijuana use may lead to 26 per cent increase in the risk ...

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Ivanka Trump to shut her fine jewellery line

  15th March, 2017   US President Donald Trump’s oldest daughter Ivanka Trump will shut down her brand’s fine jewellery line, media reports said.   According to the President of Ivanka’s brand Abigail Klem, brand has discontinued its line of high-end bracelets, necklaces and rings. Instead, it will focus on more affordable fashion jewellery, CNN reported.   The fine jewellery ...

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Research shows eating yogurt may help ease symptoms of depression

    Eating yogurt rich in lactobacillus — a probiotic bacteria — may help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, a finding that could lead to new strategies for treating psychiatric conditions, researchers have found.   Depression is a huge problem and the treatments are not very good, because they come with huge side effects.   “The study will help ...

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