Smart tattoos could monitor vital signs

Tattoos have come a long way from their initial association with bearded and beefy macho males driving around in Harley Davidsons. Tattoos have grown...

Increasing fiber intake lowers diabetes, high blood pressure

Rising rates of non-communicable diseases, including incidence of type 2 diabetes and hypertension, has been a major cause of concern for health authorities worldwide. Now,...

Blame the genome for becoming fattest primate

Junk food or sedentary lifestyles have been blamed for the current obesity epidemic, but long before fast-food chains or small-screen addiction came on the...

Milk, water, but no fruit juices for kids under five

The best drink for children under the age of five is milk or water, concluded a panel of nutritionist after examining various beverages, including...

Ingredient in toothpaste, mouthwash may cause antibiotic resistance

Triclosan, an antimicrobial chemical used in toothpastes and mouthwash, may reduce the effectiveness of some antibiotic drugs by 100-fold, says a new study by...

Exercising for just 30 minutes counteracts a day of sitting

Vast majority of people who have office jobs end up spending a large portion of their working day tethered to a chair in front...

Health official: Kuwait leader in kidney transplant operations

Kuwait is a leader in kidney transplantations in the Gulf and the Arab world with 80 to 100 operations taking place annually, Assistant Undersecretary...

Highs and lows of being a ‘night-owl’

Previous studies have shown that people who frequently stay up until the early hours of the morning are placing their health and well-being at...

Motivational text messages help manage diabetes

Motivational text messages could help people living with diabetes better manage their condition, say researchers behind a new study. They also add that this...

Low intake of fruits, vegetables causes millions of deaths

Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A new study now suggests that not eating enough fruits or vegetables...

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