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Late bedtime linked to less control over OCD symptoms: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published:June 21, 2017 4:38 pm “We’re really interested in how this kind of unusual timing of sleep might affect cognitive functioning.”(Source: File photo) People who go to bed late appear to have less control over their obsessive thoughts, according to results of a small …

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Grape compounds can kill colon cancer cells: Research

By: IANS | New York | Published:June 21, 2017 4:48 pm “The combination of resveratrol (found largely in grape skins) and grape seed extract is very effective at killing colon cancer cells.”(Source: File photo) Compounds found in grape skins and seeds can kill colon cancer cells and may eventually lead …

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Acupuncture as effective as drugs for pain relief: study

By: PTI | Melbourne | Published:June 20, 2017 9:30 am Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body.(Source: File photo) Acupuncture may be a safe and effective alternative to painkillers in providing long-term relief for patients with severe pain, a study suggests. …

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Obesity linked to higher infection risk after bypass surgery

By: IANS | Toronto | Published:June 19, 2017 6:31 pm “A better understanding is needed in order to improve clinical outcomes for patients with obesity and heart disease”. (File photo) Patients with obesity have a higher risk of infection within 30 days after receiving heart bypass surgery, suggests new research. …

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Acupuncture as effective as drugs for pain relief: Study

Written by PTI | Melbourne | Published:June 19, 2017 7:47 pm Acupuncture is a viable alternative, and would be especially beneficial for patients who are unable to take standard pain-relieving drugs. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Acupuncture may be a safe and effective alternative to painkillers in providing long-term relief for patients …

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