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  • Binge drinking doubles heart attack risk

    Binge drinking doubles heart attack risk

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    Binge drinkers are at twice the risk of a heart attack than those who consume the same amount but spread it over a week.Researchers, led by Jean-Bernard Ruidavets from the Toulouse University in France, examined almost 10,000 healthy men aged between 50 and 59…

  • Being fat by age 9 ups heart disease risk

    Being fat by age 9 ups heart disease risk

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    Children who are overweight by the age of nine have greater chances of developing heart disease.By the time they are 15, they have higher blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood insulin levels than normal, which raise the chance of a premature death from heart…

  • Going to gym can help us age more gracefully

    Going to gym can help us age more gracefully

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    Working out can help you look and feel younger – or at least that’s what most of us who regularly work out fondly hope. Now scientists have discovered why exercise can hold back the years.A study found an endurance exercise like a jog or…

  • Cycling can affect man’s fertility

    Cycling can affect man’s fertility

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    If you are a male and love cycling, possibility is that you are likely to suffer from lower sperm levels.Cycling for at least five hours a week can affect a man’s fertility, according to researchers.Previous studies have shown that professional cyclists are likely…

  • Tiny smart chip to combat chronic pain

    Tiny smart chip to combat chronic pain

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    A revolutionary new smart chip, the size of a match head implanted in the spinal cord, blocks pain signals and prevents them from reaching the brain.The tiny device works by monitoring the nerves carrying pain signals and firing electrical pulses of up to 10…

  • Beauty sleep? It works

    Beauty sleep? It works

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    The best way to improve your looks is to get some sound sleep, rather than spend a small fortune on lotions, potions or dresses.Those who manage eight hours a night look far more attractive than those who are sleep deprived, say scientists from the…

  • Honey, a sweet way of getting you over hangovers

    Honey, a sweet way of getting you over hangovers

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    Scientists claim that a natural sweetener like honey is a great way to deal with the toxic effects of a hangover.The Royal Society of Chemistry claims that the fructose in the honey – which is also found in golden syrup – is essential to…

  • New method for testing foetus genes could end miscarriage risks

    New method for testing foetus genes could end miscarriage risks

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    For decades doctors and pregnant women have relied on amniocentesis – taking a sample of DNA from the amniotic fluid – to diagnose certain disorders in unborn babies, despite the risk of triggering a miscarriage.Now scientists in Hong Kong have made a groundbreaking discovery…

  • Almonds can prevent diabetes, heart disease

    Almonds can prevent diabetes, heart disease

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    Eating almonds can prevent diabetes and heart disease.Researchers have found that eating nuts regularly may help treat type 2 diabetes, accounting for 90-95 percent of all cases.It could also tackle cardiovascular disease, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reports.Diabetics have…

  • Dental Braces - Types of Dental Braces

    Dental Braces - Types of Dental Braces

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    Types of Dental BracesDental braces are used in cases of crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. In some cases, all you may need would be retainers. Sometimes, those with an extreme overbite, or under bite, may require surgery. But most people just need braces…

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