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Corn helps control cholesterol

LONDON: Sweet corn, also known as corn which contains a lot of nutrition and health care properties, in addition to carbohydrate, protein, fat, carotene, and also contains riboflavin etc. The experts of the corn, rice, wheat and other staple foods were the role of nutritional …

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Incidence of polio among vaccinated children alarms govt

BY IMRAN ALI ISLAMABAD: The health authorities have discovered that more than 78 per cent of confirmed polio cases in Pakistan involved children who had been administered polio drops. According to a report compiled by polio eradication section of the National Institute of Health, out …

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Drinking water before meals helps weight loss

NEW YORK: Drinking two glasses of water before each meal may help you lose weight, according to a new study presented Monday at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston. Obese dieters who drank two 8-ounce glasses of water before breakfast, lunch …

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Honey before bedtime improves brain function, mental acuity

DUBAI: Sleep debt or chronic partial sleep deprivation from poor quality sleep has been shown to have a detrimental effect on overall energy metabolism in the body. The toxic interaction of impaired energy metabolism and chronic partial sleep loss is the underlying cause of the …

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Spices are used for taste and cure

LONDON: Spices are well-known as appetizers and are considered essential in the culinary art all over the world. Apart from adding colour, flavour and taste, consumption of spices provide infinite health benefits. For instance, spices intensify salivary flow. They cleanse the oral cavity from food …

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Protein reversed memory loss in Alzheimer’s mice

CHICAGO: Boosting levels of a memory-related protein reversed memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that could lead to new approaches to treating people, U.S. researchers said on Monday. They said raising levels of CREB-binding protein (CBP) — a protein needed to create …

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U.S. researchers identify anti-cancer component in pomegranate juice

LOS ANGELES: U.S. researchers have identified components in pomegranate juice that could stop cancer from spreading. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside applied pomegranate juice on laboratory-cultured prostate cancer cells that were resistant to testosterone, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) …

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Breast cancer among pregnant women on rise

London: Breast cancer rates among pregnant women are on the rise, warns an expert. The diagnosis of the disease in expectant mothers leads to a terrible dilemma as the treatment can be devastating for the unborn child. The chances of birth defects in children were …

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Mango combats some types of cancer

NEW DELHI: It’s definitely not that mango springs to mind the image of a medication. Rather it is the “king of fruits” and a darling of all! Mango comes as a respite in the sweltering heat and charms one and all. Besides tantalising the taste …

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Should you eat protein before exercise, or after?

NEW YORK: Eating protein after exercising may help rev up the body’s muscle-making machinery, in both young and older men alike, a small study suggests. The study of 48 men – half in their twenties and the other half in their seventies — found that …

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