Fruit juice, tea, coffee, not linked to risk of heart attacks

ISLAMABAD, Sep 3: Fizzy drinks may be linked to a higher risk of heart attacks, researchers claim. They say high consumption of carbonated soft...

Insecticide coating effective against mosquitoes

ISLAMABAD, Sep 1: Image caption The researchers say the new coating kills some of the most insecticide-resistant mosquitoes A new method of applying insecticide...

Flu vaccines offer about 6 months protection

ISLAMABAD, Aug 27: Flu vaccines offer moderate protection throughout most of the flu season, a new study shows. The research included more than 1,700...

After heart attack, quitting smoking boosts mental health

ISLAMABAD, Aug 26: A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest...

Exercise helps control irregular heartbeat

ISLAMABAD, Aug 25: Exercise appears to help control an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation in obese people, a new study finds. Australian researchers...

Sleeping with contact lenses leads to vision loss

ISLAMABAD, Aug 24: CDC finds that 99% of contact lens wearers do not wear or care for their lenses properly, increasing their risk of...

There is more to diets than salad

ISLAMABAD, Aug 20: Contrary to popular opinion, food is not the enemy when it comes to shedding pounds.  Experts say that instead of cutting down...

Margarine deadly for health

ISLAMABAD, Aug 17: Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Although...

7 ways you lie to yourself about your weight

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16: Your bathroom scale doesn't lie about your weight—but you might be fibbing to yourself. People tend to subtract a few pounds...

Low-fat diets ‘better than cutting carbs’ for weight loss

ISLAMABAD, Aug 14: Scientists intensely analysed people on controlled diets by inspecting every morsel of food, minute of exercise and breath taken. Both diets...