6 Ways to Keep a Check on Cholesterol

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2 : When it comes to having the appropriate nutrition, the element of cholesterol is given special importance. In this article we...

Early bedtime for preschoolers may ward off teen obesity

It’s never too early to get kids into good sleep habits, and those habits might even protect against obesity later in life, a recent...

People who eat more cheese are slimmer than those who don’t

WASHINGTON, Mar 17: In what quite possibly is the best news of the century, a new study claims to have discovered that eating cheese...

Nutrition situation in Pakistan for children under two is dire: UNICEF

ISLAMABAD, Oct 14: Five in six children under two years old are not fed enough nutritious food for their age, depriving them of the...

Teens’ penchant for risk-taking may help them learn faster

LONDON, Oct 7: The teenage brain has been characterized as a risk-taking machine, looking for quick rewards and thrills instead of acting responsibly. But...

Aerobic exercise helps schizophrenia patients function better

CALIFORNIA, Aug 15: Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that is usually controlled with powerful drugs—but it can also be helped by strenuous aerobic...

Oranges fight cancer, against viral infections, slash cholesterol

Islamabad, Feb 7: Oranges with astonishing health benefits as the ‘powerfood’ have a wealth of nutrients including Vitamin A precursors, vitamin C, calcium, potassium,...

WOULD YOU QUIT FOR CASH? One in three smokers ‘stub out their habit in...

LONDON, Aug 26: It is arguably the Holy Grail of healthcare – how to persuade more smokers to quit their habit. Countless scientific evidence has...

Healthy hearts: Gluten-free diets don’t help people without celiac disease, study finds

NEW YORK: Gluten-free diets shouldn't be promoted to prevent heart disease among people without celiac disease, gastroenterologists say after a large U.S. study. The food...

Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’

ISLAMABAD: Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad"...