Health/Beauty
UT Study Identifies Potential New Target for Controlling Diabetes
Dr. Anil Agarwal and Dr. Shireesha Sankella (right) discuss the findings of their recently published study that identified a new potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar. (UT Southwestern Medical Center photo)
UT Study Identifies Potential New Target for Controlling Diabetes
A UT Southwestern Medical Center study led by two Indian American researchers has identified a new potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar.
     
    Ajit Lalvani.
    Indian Scientist-Led Team Set to Develop Universal Flu Vaccine
    A group of researchers led by a prominent Indian scientist has taken a big step toward developing a universal vaccine that would protect people from every kind of flu.
      Sedentary lifestyle, stressful work conditions and compromised diet are leading factors in precipitating heart disease risk.
      India's Young Workforce Under Heart Disease Risk: Study
      The risk of heart disease is high among the young work force in India, especially those in the age group of 30-44 years, due to stressful work conditions and compromised diet, according to a recent study.
        How To Exercise Easily During The Day To Lose Weight
        How To Exercise Easily During The Day To Lose Weight
        Do you often spend time imagining what it would be like to fit into your old clothes again? This article will focus on some good weight loss tips that exist in this day and age. Read carefully, and figure out how to apply these ideas directly to your life.
          Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, seen at designer Manish Malhotra’s fashion show for Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai Aug. 22, is promoting the “21-Day Vegan Kickstart” program. (Manav Manglani photo)
          Bollywood Stars Lend Support to Vegetarian Diet Program
          Bollywood celebrities, including Jacqueline Fernandez, Celina Jaitley and Mallika Sherawat, have joined hands to support an Indian version of the popular “21-Day Vegan Kickstart” program.
            (L-r):  Yasaswi Vengalasetti, Shreyas Bharadwaj, and Dhruv Manchala.
            The Urgent Need for Bone Marrow Donors from Indian Americans
            SAHI, an awareness project, aims to inform South Asians and other communities present in the San Francisco Bay Area about the need for bone marrow donors of minority ethnicity.
              Pregnancy complications may be prevented by taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy, according to researchers. (Medindia photo)
              Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Miscarriage Risk
              Fish oil intake may be beneficial during pregnancy. Pregnant women who take fish oil supplements during pregnancy may limit the effects of pregnancy complications, such as gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and miscarriage risk, due to inflammation of the placenta.
                A study at the London School of Economics and Political Science suggests that earning more money can make people feel happier but only under the right circumstances.
                Money Can Make You Happy if You Think About It, Say Researchers
                Money makes you happier — but only if you really think about it — a new study has found. Researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science suggest that earnings only affect happiness when financial matters are on your mind.
                  A recent study at New Flinders University has found that teen girls who spend more time on social media are more likely to be unhappy with their bodies and therefore have low self-esteem.
                  Too Much Social Media Use Causes Low Self Esteem in Teen Girls: Study
                  Teen girls spending more time on social media, posting their weight-loss progress selfies, are more likely to be dissatisfied with their bodies and have low self-esteem, a new study has found.
                    Fiber is in most fruits and vegetables, and these also happen to be good for you.
                    Increase Fiber In Your Diet To Increase Weight Loss
                    Weight loss has become a major topic of focus, because of the huge number of people trying to lose weight. Weight loss is not always easy. This article can help you a lot in overcoming this and coming out lighter.
                      Pair bold brows with fruit-inspired lip colors to create a statement this summer.
                      Be Bold And Bright This Summer
                      Sorry, spring, I am way over you. With Memorial Day Weekend just ahead – the unofficial start of summer - it’s time to refresh and reboot one’s look with bright eyes, and major brows—here's how to rock the hottest trends, just in time for summer!
                        An important part of losing weight is staying hydrated throughout the course of the day.
                        Learn How Drinking Water Can Help You Lose Weight
                        Shedding those excess pounds is going to take a serious physical and mental commitment. Learning new strategies will help keep you excited, motivated, and serious about your goals. This article has some great tips to help you get fit and trim.
                          The best way to take care of someone else is to take care of yourself first.
                          South Asian Emotion: Take Care of Yourself So You Can Better Care for Others
                          Generally, people who are raised in a collectivistic culture are taught that it is best to sacrifice oneself if that means the group as a whole will be happier. Overall, it is emphasized that others are often more important than yourself.
                            Starting April 1 in California, legislation goes into effect saying that a radiologist must now inform a woman if she has dense breast tissue.
                            What Every Woman Should Know about Dense Breasts
                            In the fight against breast cancer, women now have another powerful weapon – access to information that could make a significant difference in the detection of a cancerous tumor during a routine screening mammogram.
                              New Law Improves Breast Cancer Detection
                              A new law taking effect April 1 will improve breast cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue. The new law requires women to be told if they have dense breast tissue and, for those who do, suggests that they discuss with their doctor whether further screenings would be advisable.
                                Always try to eat after your workouts. As soon as you are done working out, go have something to eat.
                                Food And Nutrition Tips On How To Get Great Muscles
                                There's a lot more to muscle building than just going to the gym or buying equipment to use at home. You have to know the right way to work out so that you can do so safely and effectively.


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