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Last Updated Monday April 24 2017 02:54 PM IST

Why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

A compound commonly found in extra-virgin olive oil can significantly reduce symptoms of insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - the negative effects of a high-fat diet, a study has found.


How much fat is a good amount?

Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids - found naturally in foods including salmon, walnuts and soybeans - has shown to lower blood pressure and increase good cholesterol (HDL) in children eight to 15 years old.


Your chronic lack of sleep may lead to bone loss

A shift-based job or frequent traveling that causes jet lag poses continuous restriction on good sleep as well as disruptions in the internal body clock, and might be an unrecognized factor for bone loss in young men.


Why short, fair men go bald prematurely

The findings suggested that premature hair loss is linked to a range of various physical characteristics and illnesses such as shortness, earlier occurrence of puberty and various cancers.


Back pain ups risk of early death

Back pain-approximately affecting 700 million people worldwide-is the leading cause of disability globally and may increase your risk of dying early by 13 percent, researchers warn.