Treat sunburn, improve gastro immune system with yogurt

New Delhi, April 21 : Yogurt, the versatile dairy product, is filled with nutrition and is equally useful for skin and hair. Treat sunburns, acne and improve your immunity with yogurt, say experts. Himanshu Chadha, Founder, APS Cosmetoofood, and Nmami Agarwal, Nutritionist and Dietician, have listed the goodness of yogurt: * Treat sunburn: Spread yogurt […]

Nations must ensure vaccines reach 90% population: WHO

New Delhi, April 20 : As the World Immunisation Week begins on April 24, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said all member countries must ensure covering 90 per cent of the population each time and listed ways to achieve the target. “Region-wide, each member country should ensure all vaccines reach at least 90 […]

Sharif wife’s chemotherapy treatment ends in UK

London, April 20 : Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the chemotherapy treatment of his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in London, has ended. The former president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was speaking to the media in London and said the doctors told him that […]

Promising ‘male pill’ compound identified

New York, April 20 : Researchers have identified a compound which turns off the sperm’s ability to swim, thereby significantly limiting fertilisation capabilities without causing any physical side effects. The compound, called EP055, binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential “male pill” […]

Adolescents’ eyes could signal risk of cardiovascular disease

Sydney, April 20 : Structural changes in the retina of adolescents could reveal their risk of cardiovascular disease later, say researchers including one of Indian-origin. The findings showed adolescents — particularly males — with poorer health-related quality of life had wider arteriolar and narrower venular blood vessels in the retina. “These particular changes are possible […]