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Munching on these dry fruits can help you stay fit!

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:May 31, 2017 4:44 pm Keep munching dryfruits! ( Source: ThinkStocK Images) Treat yourself to dry fruits like apricots, walnuts and pistachios to be healthy. Purba Kalita, co-founder, SaleBhai.com, an online marketplace for regional sweets and handicrafts, and Priyatama Srivastava, dietician at UrbanClap, a …

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Smoking may cause bone degeneration in youngsters

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published:May 31, 2017 7:07 pm Smoking kills over one million people in the India annually. (Source: File Photo) Youngsters who smoke may be at risk of developing low bone density — a condition that may lead to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, experts …

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5 cups of coffee daily may keep liver cancer at bay

By: IANS | London | Published:May 29, 2017 5:12 pm Coffee benefits! (Source: File Photo) Drinking up to five cups of coffee a day may halve the risk of developing the most common form of primary liver cancer, researchers say. The study, published in the journal BMJ Open, showed that …

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Want to fight stress? Wear this wristband that beats like heart

By: PTI | Washington | Published:May 30, 2017 7:29 pm A wristband can help in reducing stress. (Source: File Photo) A wearable device that delivers heartbeat-like vibrations onto the inside of the wrist can significantly reduce stress, a new study has found. Humans naturally respond to rhythm. For example, the …

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Youngsters with diabetes more at risk of eye disease

By: IANS | Chennai | Published:May 30, 2017 8:21 pm Type 2 diabetes in an individual leads to faster and greater vision problem. (Source: ThinkStock Images) Young adults with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing an eye disease, according to researchers. Diabetic retinopathy — the …

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New method to slow down cancer growth found

By: PTI | Wasington | Published:May 30, 2017 5:35 pm A novel treatment method is found to treat deadly disease ‘cancer.’ (Source: ThinkStock Images) Scientists have identified a new way to slow down the growth of cancer cells, an advance that may lead to novel treatment options against the deadly …

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