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Energy drinks could be deadly for people with heart disease

By: IANS | Sydney | Published:May 9, 2017 2:07 pm The results of the study showed that three patients exhibited dangerous QT prolongation following energy drink consumption and two of the three had sharp increases in blood pressure. (Source: File Photo) Drinking even a small amount of caffeinated energy drinks …

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Marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss

By: IANS | London | Published:May 9, 2017 2:24 pm (Source: File Photo) Prolonged low-dose treatment with a marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills, a finding that could pave the way for slowing brain ageing or treating dementia in humans, researchers say. According to the …

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Poor environmental quality may up cancer rates: study

By: PTI | New York | Updated: May 8, 2017 8:58 pm Increased rates were seen among males and females, and prostate and breast cancer demonstrated strongest positive associations with poor environmental quality. (Representational Image) Exposure to harmful environmental factors such as poor air, water and land quality may increase …

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Treatment to prevent balding, greying hair in the offing

By: PTI | Washington | Published:May 8, 2017 9:25 pm Scientists already knew that stem cells contained in a bulge area of hair follicles are involved in making hair and that SCF is important for pigmented cells. (Representational Image) Scientists have identified the cells responsible for hair growth as well …

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Step Wise

Written by Shiny Varghese | Published:May 9, 2017 12:24 am Participants attending the walk in Delhi Toronto-based urbanist and journalist Jane Jacobs wrote her treatise The Death and Life of Great American Cities in the 1960s, which became a bible for urban planners across the world. Though many of her …

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‘Just a few phone calls could prevent suicide attempts’

By: PTI | Washington | Published:May 8, 2017 4:24 pm Any positive contact with the world can make suicidal people feel better. (Source: Thinkstock Images) A few phone calls to people who have suicidal tendencies could significantly reduce future suicide attempts and save many lives, a new study has found. …

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Goddess on loop

Trainer Cindy Jourdain makes SMD writer Anju Maskeri do lunges and push-ups as part of the workout. Pics/Sneha Kharabe On a Wednesday morning, we’re at Cindy Jourdain’s bootcamp at a plush Juhu studio. With us, there are about 15 women — some, like actor Nimrat Kaur and Sarah Khan, actor Saif …

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