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HEALTH

STUDY Yoga offers mental health benefits

Yoga ‘can fight dementia’

A THREE-MONTH course in yoga and meditation, especially the ancient Indian practice of kirtan, may help boost memory and fight Alzheimer’s disease, American sci-...

Being overweight linked with risk of multiple diseases: Study

Researchers have found the strongest evidence yet of a causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of serious conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

Poor countries will need to increase carbon footprint to address hunger: Study

Achieving a nutritious diet with adequate calories in developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water use, scientists reported...

Islamic court legalises ‘test tube babies’ in Pakistan

Pakistan’s top Shariah court has validated the option of using ‘test tube baby’ method for conceiving for the married couples having some medical complications. If...

Diabetics are at greater risk of a heart attack

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of suffering heart attack, experts say and recommend routine health checkups and lifestyle modification to keep...

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use...

Quick and easy new ideas

by Nadeem Ahmed Sehri Smoothie Sailing Ramadan seems come quicker every year and each time we say we will be more prepared than the last...

Keeping fit may help cut cancer risk

Staying fit can help reduce the risk of getting lung and colorectal cancer, a new study has revealed. The study was led by researchers from...
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Leukaemia research

SCIENTISTS unpicking the gene faults behind an aggressive blood cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) have found it is not a single disease, but...

Tall tale: gene variants can add 2cm to your height

Researchers on Wednesday unveiled 83 rare gene variants which exert a strong influence on human height, with some capable of adding or subtracting more...