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Last Updated Monday February 19 2018 01:52 AM IST
RESEARCH

Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer

Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods such as packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals and reconstituted meat products, may possibly raise the risk of developing cancers of the breast, prostate and bowel, researchers have warned. Processed food that accounts for up

NUTRITION

Slow down aging with antioxidant-rich food

Slow down aging, reduce the risk of heart diseases and diabetes - these are some reasons why it is important to consume antioxidant-rich foods like dark chocolates, nuts, kidney beans, cranberries and tomatoes.

STUDY

Epilepsy drug in pregnancy ups oral cleft risk in baby: study

Women taking a common anti-epileptic drug during early pregnancy may have a greater chance of giving birth to a baby with an oral cleft, warns a new study. "Our results suggest that the increased risk of oral clefts is most pronounced in women taking higher doses of topiramate to treat epilepsy,"

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