Health

Your forehead wrinkles may predict cardiovascular death risk


London, Aug 26: The wrinkles on your forehead may not be just an inevitable consequence of ageing, but could also signal an early death due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers have warned.The findings showed that increased deep forehead wrinkles, more than what is typical for their age, could be linked to death atherosclerosis, or...

Hangovers might last longer than you think


London, Aug 25: If you think the effects of a booze session on your thoughts and performance may get over the next day, you may be wrong. It lasts longer than a day, say researchers, cautioning people to avoid activities such as driving.The findings, published in the journal Addiction, showed that impairments in cognition...

E-cigarettes overlooked as smoking cessation tool in India: Experts


New Delhi, Aug 25: Backing a recent UK Parliamentary Committee report on e-cigarettes, Indian experts have contended that despite being 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, they are often being overlooked as smoking cessation tool.According to the recent House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report, e-cigarettes should not be treated in...

There is no safe level of drinking alcohol: Lancet


London, Aug 24: Contrary to claims that one or two glasses of wine a day keep you healthy, a study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet has warned that there is no safe level of drinking alcohol as it is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths among middle-aged people.The findings showed that...