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Limiting salt intake checks BP, protects heart

August 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A frantic lifestyle, long working hours and even longer distances to commute in metros and cities make ready-to-eat packaged food an attractive option, which requires ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Take big bites to lose weight

April 17th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) The age-old advice to chew your food properly may not always be best for your health. Research shows that taking bigger bites and chewing less was better for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Darwin wrongly called the appendix a biological ‘remnant’, say researchers

August 21st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Charles Darwin was wrong when he theorized that the appendix in humans and other primates was the evolutionary remains of a larger structure, called a cecum, which was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heres how metabolism varies between populations

April 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): An unusual study of frozen urine samples has shed new light on the diversity of human metabolism across the globe, say researchers at Imperial College London.Two researchers, ... Read more...

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