• Fri, Apr 20, 2018
  • Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

    Updated: Apr, 19, 201806:35 PM

    The researchers studied the prevalence of multimorbidity, or when two or more of the chronic conditions were present, among three age groups (young, middle-aged and older men) with and without...
    Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men
    Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.The total levels of the hormone is commonly associated with just sexual health and muscle mass preservation.The new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, suggests that the declining levels of testosterone could be contributing to a silent decline in overall health and increased risk for chronic disease , said lead author of the study Mark Peterson, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan in the US.Using data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the research team examined the extent to which hypogonadism, which occurs when the body's sex glands produce little or no hormones, is prevalent among men of all ages.The...
  • For dental pain relief opt for Ibuprofen over opioids: Study For dental pain relief opt for Ibuprofen over opioids: Study
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201805:17 PM

    Common painkiller ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain, than opioids, say researchers.

  • Radhika’s body is so apt for the beach Radhika’s body is so apt for the beach
    Updated: Apr, 17, 201806:45 AM

    Radhika recently got signed on as ambassador for a luxury brand’s swimwear and athleisure collection — naturally that requires her to be fit as a fiddle! That apart from the pictures she posts on her...

  • Painkiller use in pregnancy may affect baby's future fertility Painkiller use in pregnancy may affect baby's future fertility
    Updated: Apr, 16, 201802:03 PM

    The scientists found that exposure to paracetamol or ibuprofen triggers mechanisms in the cell that make changes in the structure of DNA, called epigenetic marks.

  • Youth in polluted cities at increased risk of Alzheimer's Youth in polluted cities at increased risk of Alzheimer's
    Updated: Apr, 15, 201805:23 PM

    Children and young adults living in polluted megacities are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's, a debilitating brain disease characterised by memory loss, a new study has warned.

  • Bipasha Basu to provide health and fitness tips on digital platform soon Bipasha Basu to provide health and fitness tips on digital platform soon
    Updated: Apr, 12, 201801:56 PM

    A quick look at her social media posts -- the latest one being Flex arms, stretch legs and turn heads -- will give people an idea about her passion for fitness.

  • ‘Inhaled meds more effective but patients fail to use it correctly’ ‘Inhaled meds more effective but patients fail to use it correctly’
    Updated: Apr, 11, 201806:30 AM

    Inhaled medication has been identified as the most effective method of treatment in the case of patients with chronic respiratory disease. But are the patients using it correctly? No, says experts,...

  • Consultancy Corner: How Ayurveda can contribute to Universal Health Coverage Consultancy Corner: How Ayurveda can contribute to Universal Health Coverage
    Updated: Apr, 10, 201806:45 AM

    The World Health Organization defines Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as a scenario where citizens can access health services without incurring financial hardship.

  • Keep a watch on your salt intake  to save your kidneys, urge doctors Keep a watch on your salt intake to save your kidneys, urge doctors
    Updated: Apr, 10, 201806:30 AM

    While our meals mostly consist of pickles, appalam, chutney and extra-salt items like namkeens, doctors say that this excessive intake of salt items is the main reason why many youngsters are seeking...

  • Fitness Mantra: Get motivated with a fitness role model: Ranveer Singh Fitness Mantra: Get motivated with a fitness role model: Ranveer Singh
    Updated: Apr, 10, 201806:30 AM

    One of the most dedicated actors in B-town, Ranveer Singh is the epitome of perfection. From transforming himself into a giant beast for Padmavati to the lanky guy in Gully Boy, the actor often...