B-vitamin supplements may reduce schizophrenia symptoms

B-vitamin supplements may reduce schizophrenia symptoms

A team on Briton researchers has found that while treating schizophrenia patients, add-on treatments with high-dose B-vitamins, including B6, B8 and B12, can considerably reduce symptoms of mental disorder.

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder in which a person cannot understand the difference in real and imaginary and is affecting around one percent of the population.

What the! Clean drinking water can cause asthma

What the! Clean drinking water can cause asthma

Clean drinking water for everyone is one major health goal for decades, in one a shocking revelation, a study warns that while it reduces chances of catching many deadly diseases, but it can increase the risk of childhood asthma.

Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Canada suggested that there could be a link between the risk of asthma and the cleanliness of the environment.

Eating meat, chicken may double risk of diabetes: Study

Eating meat, chicken may double risk of diabetes: Study

A steady consumption of vegetables, olive oil and moderate amounts of protein will keep you healthy! As consuming animal products and animal meat may double their chance of developing Type-2 diabetes, warns a study.

The findings showed that those participants who consumed higher amounts of saturated fatty acids and animal fat had a twofold higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those participants with a lower intake of saturated and animal fat.

This study appeared in the scientific journal The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Even a single meal of pizza, burgers ups chances of diabetes, liver disease: Study

Even a single meal of pizza, burgers ups chances of diabetes, liver disease: Study

Think wisely before you eat those unhealthy and fattening pizzas and burgers, as a study warns that even a single dose of high fat meal can increase your chances of diabetes and fatty liver disease.

Scientists from German Diabetes Center and the Helmholtz Center in Munich found that even the one-off consumption of a greater amount of palm oil reduces the body's sensitivity to insulin and causes increased fat deposits as well as changes in the energy metabolism of the liver.

Now, antibiotics can become alternative to surgery for appendicitis

Now, antibiotics can become alternative to surgery for appendicitis

Now you can save your kid from surgery, as a study shows that antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery.

Appendicitis is a serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and causes severe pain.

The appeared in the journal of Pediatrics

The condition, which causes the appendix -- a small organ attached to the large intestine -- to become inflamed due to a blockage or infection, affects mainly children and teenagers.

Sing lullabies to your newborn to feel the connection

Sing lullabies to your newborn to feel the connection

Attention new mommies, sing lullabies to your new born to feel more connected to your babies, suggests a study.

The research, published in the Journal of Music Therapy, finds that through song, the infants are provided with much-needed sensory stimulation that can focus their attention and modulate their arousal.

"One of the main goals of the research was to clarify the meaning of infant-directed singing as a human behaviour and as a means to elicit unique behavioural responses from infants," said study author Shannon de l'Etoile from the University of Miami in the US.

Just 30 mins of walk can benefit cancer patients

Just 30 mins of walk can benefit cancer patients

Cancer patients can improve their quality of life with just 30 minutes of walking, suggests a study.

The study appeared in the BMJ Open journal. The findings indicated that walking provided an improved positive attitude towards their illness and spoke of the social benefits of participating in group walks.

Researchers from the University of Surrey and King's College London explored the impact of walking on the quality of life and symptom severity in patients with advanced cancer.

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Egg-free surrogate chickens can save rare poultry breeds

Egg-free surrogate chickens can save rare poultry breeds

To boost breeding of endangered poultry breeds, Briton researchers have come up with gene-editing techniques for the rare breeds to use them as surrogates that cannot produce their own chicks.

The advance -- using gene-editing techniques -- could help to boost breeding of endangered birds, as well as improving production of commercial hens, researchers say.

The appeared in the journal Development.

Meet 'Bernardbowen'- the new minor planet

Meet 'Bernardbowen'- the new minor planet

In a major development, a team of scientists have officially named a minor planet as 'Bernardbowen' that sits in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

The minor planet was discovered on October 28, 1991, and until now has been known as (6196) 1991 UO4, but the name has been given by an Australian citizen science project 'theSkyNet', who won a competition to name the celestial body.

The planet was named by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in honour of their founding chairman Dr. Bernard Bowen.

Mark Zuckerberg warns against U-turn of global thinking

Mark Zuckerberg warns against U-turn of global thinking

Portraying Facebook as a bulwark against rising isolationism, CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed on Thursday that the social-networking platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the entire globe.

In a lengthy letter to Facebook users, Zuckerberg quoted former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s eloquence during the nation’s 19th century Civil War.

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