Free Press Journal
  • Exercise doesn’t help heart patients much

    Washington DC : Patients with heart disease, who sit a lot, have worse health even if they exercise, according to a new research, reports ANI.

  • Low-sugar diets won’t change your love for sweetness

    New York : If you have sweet tooth, following a low-sugar diet for three months may not change the level of sweetness you prefer in foods and beverages, suggests new research.

  • New dads too face mental health risk

    Sydney: Anxiety around the arrival of a new born is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women, says a new study.

  • Babies pick up on mother’s anti-fat prejudice

    Melbourne: Moms, take note! Your child may pick up on your prejudice against obese people at an age as young as three years old, according to a new study.

  • Exercise can protect brain against ageing

    New York : Daily exercise can protect the brain against decline as we age, finds researchers after conducting an animal study.

  • Taste comes from brain, not the tongue: study

    Washington: The ability to perceive the five basic tastes – sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savoury) – is hardwired in our brains, according to scientists who were able to switch taste on and off through brain manipulation.

  • Hiding cigarettes at stores cuts teenagers’ smoking risk

    New York : Keeping tobacco products out of view in convenience stores significantly reduces teenagers’ susceptibility to future cigarette use, according to a new study. The study, conducted by the US-based non-profit organisation RAND Corporation, used a realistic setting to examine whether limiting displays of cigarettes and other tobacco products in retail outlets can reduce the intention of young people to begin smoking.

  • Time to embrace smartphone-based apps to aid well-being: Experts

    New Delhi : At a time when the world is witnessing a boom in smartphone-assisted technologies helping healthcare providers, India cannot be lagging behind to give the “health for all” dream a much-needed boost, feel experts.

  • Health benefits,dietary restriction

    Why high-fat diet is bad for your heart

    New York: Researchers have discovered the negative impact a high fat diet has on red blood cells and how these cells, in turn, promote the development of cardiovascular disease. “Obesity caused by chronic consumption of a high-calorie, high-fat diet is a worldwide epidemic, representing one of the greatest threats to global health,” said principal investigator Vladimir Bogdanov, associate professor at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the US.

  • Psychological issues also affect lives of epilepsy patients

    Mumbai : A study conducted at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has revealed that it is not only the severity of seizures, commonly known as ‘fits’, in epilepsy patients which is affecting the quality of their life, but depression, anxiety and psychological issues, too, act as a huge hindrance in their treatment. Neurological experts state that myths related to the disease and the society’s mindset towards epileptic patients is turning out to be stumbling

  • How sweets can help you stay in shape!

    New York: It may appear counterintuitive but including a little bit of sweets in your meal could help you stop gaining unhealthy weight, new research suggests.

  • Asthma

    Anxiety may aggravate asthma: study

    Washington: Anxiety may aggravate asthma symptoms and decrease lung function, according to a new study.

  • Smartphones to help fight air pollution

    Melbourne: Your smartphones could soon help you combat a deadly form of air pollution, thanks to a new low-cost and reliable method of detecting nitrogen dioxide – a significant air pollutant, scientists say.