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HEALTH

‘Fat found in overweight people’s lungs for first time’

Fat can accumulate in the lungs of people, particularly those who are overweight or obese, researchers have shown for the first time. Scientists already know...

Night owls can ‘retrain’ their body clocks to improve mental well-being

A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of ‘night owls’ – people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits – may improve performance in...

Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service to avoid unnecessary A&E visits

It is estimated that 768,404 Londoners go to A&E each year who could have been helped by NHS 111  Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary...
experts at the International Ayurveda Congress

Could Ayurveda be the cure for ailing NHS?

By Drew McLachlan As the NHS shoulders a growing financial burden, the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda is being promoted as a way to take the pressure...

Researchers to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally

Researchers from across the world have vowed to work with India to promote Ayurveda globally, saying the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic...

Eating legumes may cut diabetes risk

Eating over three servings of legumes like lentils, chickpeas, beans and peas every week may significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes,...

Common antibiotic may help prevent and treat PTSD

Common antibiotic doxycycline may help treat or prevent post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by disrupting the formation of negative thoughts and fears in the...

Babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry most in first weeks

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the...

12 new genes linked to ovarian cancer identified

Scientists have identified 12 new genetic variants that increase risk of developing ovarian cancer, after analysing the DNA of almost 100,000 people. The analysis, that...

Islamic court legalises ‘test tube babies’ in Pakistan

Pakistan’s top Shariah court has validated the option of using ‘test tube baby’ method for conceiving for the married couples having some medical complications. If...