55 cases of Zika virus confirmed in Jaipur

Jaipur, Oct 15 A total of 55 cases of Zika virus have been confirmed in Jaipur, making it the country’s biggest outbreak of the disease to date. Officials sources said that a WHO team will be visiting the city soon to monitor the measures being taken to check the…

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Ketogenic diet prevents cognitive decline: Study

New York, Oct 14 :  Consuming a ketogenic diet — high levels of fat and low levels of carbohydrate — can help prevent cognitive decline, according to a new study on mice.

The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, showed that the stomach and the brain are more closely connected…

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C-section births doubled globally since 2000: Lancet

Nairobi, Oct 13 The number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) nearly doubled from 12 per cent to 21 per cent of all births between 2000 and 2015, worldwide, according to research published in The Lancet, that shed light on a huge gap in childbirth care between rich…

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Obesity in your 20s linked to reduced life expectancy: Study

Sydney, Oct 12  If you are obese or overweight in your 20s and 30s, expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, researchers have warned.

The findings showed that men and women who are obese in their 20s will lose up to eight and six years respectively in…

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Sleeping too much can affect your mental skills: Study

Toronto, Oct 11  While lack of proper sleep has been known to affect health, a new study has showed that people who sleep less or more than an average of seven to eight hours per night are more likely to develop impairments in their mental skills.

The findings showed that…

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