Just two hours of walking each week could help you live longer, says study

It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways of staying physically active, and now a study suggests that even small amounts of walking may significantly reduce your chance of an early death. The study, led by Dr Alpa V.Patel strategic director of the Cancer Prevention Study-3 for the American Cancer Society, […]

Low Calcium Intake Could Trigger Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Study

According to a latest study, those with deficiency in calcium in their blood are on a higher risk of experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) than those with optimal levels. Calcium plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones and joints, strong teeth and healthy blood vessels. It also helps regulate blood pressure […]

Exercise could help beat postnatal depression, study finds

Doctors say excercise could be considered a management option for women at risk of postnatal depression. Picture: Getty Images Exercise could help women alleviate symptoms of postnatal depression, a study has found. Aerobic exercise should be considered as a “management option” for women who have recently given birth and are […]

How Does Your State Stack Up for Small Business Loan Approval? Study Reveals More

If you’re based in New Jersey, you’re most likely to be approved for a small business loan. That’s according to a new report by Biz2Credit, which has identified New Jersey as the top state for small business loan approval rates. The report found nearly one-quarter (23.4 percent) of funding requests made by […]

Myth buster: Fertility treatments do not spike divorce risk, says study

3 Undergoing fertility treatment does not increase divorce risk, says a study in a finding that can help in supporting patients’ commitment to the treatment. Previous studies have suggested that undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) greatly increases couples’ stress and anxiety levels. Some even claimed […]

Walnuts Can Help Suppress Hunger And Make You Feel Full For longer: Study

Walnut, the single-seeded stone fruit, rich in  omega-3 fats, protein, antioxidants, plant sterols, magnesium, copper, Vitamins A, D, etc can also help you in your weight loss trail by making you  feel fuller for longer, and suppressing hunger. According to a recent study, walnuts, salmon and canola oil regularly can influence favourable […]

New designer viruses can help fight cancer: Study

Scientists have created artificial ‘designer’ viruses that can target cancer by alerting the body’s immune system and sending killer cells to fight tumors. Most cancer cells only provoke a limited reaction by the body’s immune system and can thus grow without appreciable resistance. By contrast, viral infections cause the body […]