Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

According to a study published in The BMJ, night shifts clubbed with an unhealthy lifestyle can put you at particularly high risk of type-2 diabetes. It is well established that unhealthy lifestyle behaviour like smoking, a poor diet and little exercise, and being overweight or obese increase the risk of type-2 diabetes. Shift work, especially … Read more Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

Western Diet May Up Risk Of Chronic Liver Inflammation In Males

Males who regularly consume a western diet — high in fat and sugar — may be at risk of developing chronic inflammation of the liver, a study cautioned. The study, conducted in mice, revealed that liver inflammation was most pronounced in Western diet-fed male mice that also lacked farnesoid x receptor (FXR), a bile acid … Read more Western Diet May Up Risk Of Chronic Liver Inflammation In Males

Favourable lifestyle can counter balance the genetic risk of heart attack: Dr Sekar Kathiresan

In an interview with ETHealthworld, Dr Sekar Kathiresan, Director, Preventive Cardiology, Associate Prof. of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, US, shares the findings from his study on risk of heart attacks and his plans for India. Edited Excerpts: What have been the findings about your latest study on risks of heart attack? We have been studying … Read more Favourable lifestyle can counter balance the genetic risk of heart attack: Dr Sekar Kathiresan

RAAF fleet grounded over cancer risk

THE Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of B300 King Air planes has been grounded for more than a month after aircrew were exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in the aircrafts’ cabins. The 16-strong fleet, operated from Townsville by 38 Squadron and from Victoria by 32 Squadron, was suspended from flying operations on June 30 as a … Read more RAAF fleet grounded over cancer risk