European experts think that rather than asking people to choose healthier food, it is better that government increases tax on high salt and fat content foods and dangles subsidies on fruits and vegetables. The group from the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation said that it is needed to cut salt and fat in processed food and also important to put a clear food labeling.
A latest research suggests that a single event of trauma to brain is enough for a person to get Alzheimer's disease. According to a research conducted on mice and utilizing post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease, a single traumatic brain Injury caused to the brain, can disrupt proteins that regulate an enzyme associated with Alzheimer's. They study identifies the mechanisms after the injury that result in a vigorous increase of the enzyme, BACE1, in the bra...
Sunbed use contributes quite a lot to the large number of cutaneous melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year. Apparently, 5.4 percent of the total number of new cases of the disease diagnosed each year in Europe is related to sunbed use, says a new study. Experts say that people who use sunbed are at 20 percent higher risk than others of contracting skin cancer. Also, the risk doubles if a person starts using a sunbed before age 35. Experts say that a "tougher action" needs to be taken i...
Scientists have created a single pill which they claim, could be the answer to variety of brain problems including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. The pill which can be consumed orally is designed in such a way that it protects the brain by fighting away the effects of inflammation.
Everyone who wants to follow a healthy diet knows that they need to keep away from cheese.
A new study by researchers from the University of East Anglia suggests that a diet high in antioxidants such as selenium and vitamins C and E may reduces the risk of pancreatic cancer by up to 67 percent.
A latest finding by researchers in Australia suggests that breast cancer cells can destroy a powerful immune response in the body and allow the disease to spread to the patient's bones. The researchers also experimented with two ways to restore this immune response of the body that could help patients fight breast cancer, but they said that it need years of studies and experiments before this can be turned into a therapy.
If you love eggs but have been avoiding eating it for the fear of saturated fat in it, here is good news. According to researchers, eggs these days are much healthier than they used to be, three decades ago. Eggs are more nutritious and beneficial with low levels of fat, cholesterol and calories. Also, eggs these days are much richer in vitamin D compared, claim researchers. The study funded by the Department of Health claims that a medium-sized egg now has around 25 per cent less saturated fat ...
According to a latest research, U.S residents affected with HIV virus, who are born in some other country, are more likely to be Hispanic or Asian and to have acquired the virus through heterosexual sex. For the research, the researchers examined the data from 191,000 plus HIV positive people across 46 U.S states and five territories between 2007 and 2010. It was found that 16.2 percent of those were born in a foreign country.
According to a recent study, consuming food rich in vitamin E could lower the risk of liver cancer in older people.
Women suffering eating disorders to chase the image of a 'perfect' body have been in the realm of society's sub-conscious for time immemorial.
According to a latest research, consumption of oily fish could be very harmful for prostate cancer victims and could significantly increase their chances of succumbing to the disease.
In a latest study, a 'biomarker' has been found in the blood that may help indicate and predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Researchers tested blood samples of 99 women between the age of 70 and 80 and checked for levels of a fatty compound called ceramides, which is linked to inflammation and cell death. When the women were followed up after 9 years, 27 of them reportedly had developed dementia, 18 of whom had perhaps contracted Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers, for the first time have found evidence that an adult human lung can grow back, at least in part, after it has been removed surgically. Researchers used MRIs with hyperpolarized helium-3 gas to show that existing alveoli -- the tiny, air-exchange units of the lung -- actually increased in number after a 33-year-old woman had her entire right lung removed due to cancer, said the news release.The woman in the study showed a 64 percent increase in the number of alveoli in her lung 15 ye...
Researchers have concluded that surgery for prostate cancer was no better in saving lives than observation.