Vitamin D supplements and good night’s sleep may help to manage pain

Islamabad: Following a review of published research on the relationship between vitamin D, sleep, and pain, researchers propose that vitamin D supplementation, together with...

Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart Disease

LONDON: For people who are at risk for heart disease and diabetes, getting enough sleep may be especially important: Snoozing for less than 6...

Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients

NEW YORK: Of all cancers, people with lung cancer are at greatest risk of committing suicide, finds new research. The symptoms of lung cancer are...

Fitness trackers may be incorrectly counting calories burnt, finds research

CALIFORNIA: FitBits and other wrist-worn fitness trackers are a popular way of counting steps walked, calories burned and measuring heart rate but new research...

Fitness trackers out of step when measuring calories, research shows

WASHINGTON: Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at keeping tabs on calories burned, research has revealed. Scientists put seven consumer devices...

‘Chocolate good for the heart’ claims sadly too good to be true

Boston: "Regularly tucking into a bar of chocolate may actually be good for us," reports the Mail Online. Researchers in Denmark say people who eat...

Global Drug Survey: The simple way smoking cannabis could be made less dangerous

NEW YORK: The majority of Europeans continue to roll a cannabis joint with tobacco, according to new data from the Global Drug Survey. A...

Large Study Uncovers Genes Linked To Intelligence

LONDON: Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a...

Starting statins not beneficial in many older adults

JAMA: Starting statins for primary prevention in older adults fails to offer benefit in terms of a reduction in either all-cause mortality or...

Living in cities ‘puts teens at greater risk of psychotic experiences’

LONDON: Teenagers who live in large cities could be at greater risk of having psychotic experiences, according to research examining the impact of urban...