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...

Hearing loss reversed by re-growing ear hair

Humans are unable to reverse the effects of hearing loss and according to WHO hearing loss affects more than 400 million people around the...

Indian Medical Expo to be held on 17 and 18 March

The Indian Embassy will be holding a high-profile Indian medical exhibition at the Radisson Blu Hotel on the 17 and 18 of March, which...

Food additive fuels weight gain, diabetes

New research shows that additives, which are a mainstay of many Western diets, may not be as benign as previously understood. A common anti-...

Diagnosing sepsis from a drop of blood

When a body displays an extreme reaction to an infection it could be caused by sepsis. In some cases the reaction is so severe...

CAN affirms success of raising awareness of cancer detection

Head of Cancer Awareness National Campaign (CAN), Dr. Abdulrahman Al­Awadhi, affirmed the success of a campaign to raise awareness of the community of all...

Food allergy or food intolerance

Food allergy is common problem with many people convinced that they suffer from one form of food allergy or another. But new studies show...

Smartphone app to detect diabetes

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes kills over 1.6 people each year while high blood glucose level accounts for another 2.2 million...

Simple test to reveal stress levels

Stress, often called ‘the silent killer’ because of its stealthy effects on everything from heart disease to mental health, has in the past proven...

Effects of high-fat diet passed on through generations

Researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have found that harmful effects of a high-fat diet in female mice, such as obesity, insulin resistance and...

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