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Combination of fasting, vitamin C effective on hard-to-treat cancers

Combination of fasting, vitamin C effective on hard-to-treat cancers

In studies on mice, researchers found that the combination delayed tumour progression in multiple mouse models of colorectal cancer; in s...Read More

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman dies of heart attack after fasting for eight days

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman dies of heart attack after fasting for eight days

On Wednesday, a 25-year-old woman died after fasting for eight days as per Jain rituals, called Paryushan.According to DNA, the 25-year-o...Read More

Fasting keeps one’s blood vessels young

Fasting keeps one’s blood vessels young

New Delhi: Scientists have uncovered a molecule that they say could serve as a fountain of youth for the vascular system. It could also o...Read More

Fasting may help boost metabolism, says study

Fasting may help boost metabolism, says study

Tokyo: Occasional fasting may not only help people lose weight but also boost their metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and revers...Read More

Karwa Chauth Today: Women look forward to fast and festivity

Karwa Chauth Today: Women look forward to fast and festivity

Women whether homemakers or professionals run against time to ensure proper care of their families. Amidst this hectic routine, come fast...Read More

Bhopal: This Karwa Chauth, fasting together for togetherness

Bhopal: This Karwa Chauth, fasting together for togetherness

A number of newly wed women observing dawn to dusk austere fast on Karwa Chauth for longevity, health & prosperity of their husbands ...Read More

Indore: Navratri Celebrating feminine energy, Navratri begins in city

Indore: Navratri Celebrating feminine energy, Navratri begins in city

Indore: With colours, prayers, music and dance, the Navratri festival commenced in the city on Thursday. Indoreans began celebrating the ...Read More

Bhopal: Congress calls CM’s fast a ‘filmy script’

Bhopal: Congress calls CM’s fast a ‘filmy script’

Bhopal: The Congress on Sunday said the CM’s fast-unto-death was a ‘filmy script’ and ‘China Mobile’, which didn’t work for more than 28 ...Read More

Why fasting doesn’t trigger gut inflammation

Why fasting doesn’t trigger gut inflammation

New York: A genetic switch that is turned on in the brain during fasting helps halt the spread of intestinal bacteria into the bloodstrea...Read More

Fasting may help fight fatty liver disease

Fasting may help fight fatty liver disease

London: Scientists have found that upon deprivation of food a certain protein is produced that adjusts the metabolism in the liver, assis...Read More

Chris Martin thinks fasting improves his creativity

Chris Martin thinks fasting improves his creativity

London: Coldplay frontman Chris Martin fasts one day a week because he thinks it makes his music better. The 38-year-old singer said he o...Read More

The significance of Mahashivaratri

The significance of Mahashivaratri

The Shivaites observe this day by keeping fasts and vigil the whole night to get Lord Shiva’s blessings, writes Meera S. Sashital

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Kejriwal to go on indefinite fast from March 23

New Delhi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) founder Arvind Kejriwal Monday announced he would sit on an indefinite fast later this month as part of h...Read More

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