Eating prebiotics may improve sleep, cut impact of stress

Intake of prebiotics dietary fibers found naturally in foods like chicory, artichokes, raw garlic, leeks and onions -- may help improve sleep and act as a buffer against the physiological impacts of stress, a study shows.

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Eating prebiotics may improve sleep, cut impact of stress

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Weight loss drug may cut 80% risk of diabetes

Injecting a particular weight loss drug in combination with diet and exercise may reduce risk of diabetes by 80 per cent in individuals with obesity and prediabetes, a study said.
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Chronic stress may give you a pot belly

People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to gaining extra kilos overtime, says a study. The findings, published in the journal Obesity, are based on examination of
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Herbalife partners with Special Olympics Bharat

Herbalife Nutrition, a global nutrition company announced its partnership with Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) to support and encourage athletes with intellectual disabilitiesin Indi
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Miraculous feat saves 5-year-old

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Apollo Munich Health Insurance wins Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2017

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What Twitter reveals about successful dieters

Successful dieters are focused on the future, generally more social and have larger social networks, says a study based on analysis of tweets posted on the microblogging platform.
23 Feb 2017, 03:39 AM IST

Mediterranean diet may reduce pain due to obesity

Eating a Mediterranean diet that involves consuming more fish and plant-based proteins such as nuts and beans could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regula
23 Feb 2017, 03:30 AM IST

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23 Feb 2017, 03:09 AM IST

Gurgaon Schools Conduct Sessions for Students to Stay-Stress Free During Exam

Schools in Gurgaon have kick-started initiatives to help students deal with the examination stress. With the board examinations knocking at the door, the city schools have started
22 Feb 2017, 02:40 PM IST

Eating mercury rich fish may up neurological disease risk

Love to eat fish and other seafood? Be careful, as eating mercury-rich fish such as shark and swordfish may increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that
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Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy

Listeria, a common food-borne bacterium, may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy than previously thought, says a study.
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Can’t recognise facial expressions? Blame trauma, stress

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First-of-its-kind dual live-donortransplant surgery in the World gives20-month old baby a second chance at life

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