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Promising duo for revolutionary cancer treatment resveratrol and copper: Dr Vishal Rao Scientific Advisor, Decode age

Promising duo for revolutionary cancer treatment resveratrol and copper: Dr Vishal Rao Scientific Advisor, Decode age

A novel tablet combining the natural compounds resveratrol, a natural compound found in grapes and copper may provide a breakthrough solution In 2022, India faced a challenge, with over 14.1 lakh new cancer cases and

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IIT Guwahati develops device for instant glycemic index detection of fast food

IIT Guwahati develops device for instant glycemic index detection of fast food

The portable device provides real-time data for people with diabetes or those managing their blood sugar through diet Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) led by Prof. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Department of Chemical Engineering,

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Cuddles Foundation report recommends strengthening collaboration between gov bodies, healthcare providers & organisations for nutrition support 

Cuddles Foundation report recommends strengthening collaboration between gov bodies, healthcare providers & organisations for nutrition support 

The report has been published with valuable insights drawn from the Cuddles Foundation’s proprietary FoodHeals® App Mumbai-based Cuddles Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on providing nutrition intervention and support to underprivileged children fighting cancer in

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Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

George Cheriyan, Consumer activist and an expert on Food Safety The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to ensure health and promote well-being for everyone. SDG 3 focuses on good health and well-being as essential

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Ultra-processed Foods Raise Cancer Risks

Ultra-processed Foods Raise Cancer Risks

The total daily calories consumed by people globally, which mainly come from ultra-processed foods, has been continuously increasing in the past two decades According to the National Cancer Registry Programme India report 2022, the estimated

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Time-restricted eating reshapes gene expression and helps fight cancer, diabetes: Study

Time-restricted eating reshapes gene expression and helps fight cancer, diabetes: Study

Time-restricted eating has shown potential benefits including diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and cancer Numerous studies have shown health benefits of time-restricted eating including increase in life span in laboratory studies, making practices like intermittent fasting

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Study identifies microprotein to help cancer patients gain weight

Study identifies microprotein to help cancer patients gain weight

Microprotein could eventually be developed into a therapeutic to promote weight gain in those experiencing extreme weight loss Obesity and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, are extremely common in the United States. Tiny proteins called

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WHO calls on countries to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

WHO calls on countries to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

To raise the prices of these unhealthy products and reduce consumption The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first-ever global tax manual for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Currently, at least 85 countries implement some type

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LifeSpice launches India’s first science-backed spice mixes

LifeSpice launches India’s first science-backed spice mixes

Company aspires to capture 30% of garam masala market by 2030 Chennai-based startup LifeSpice India has announced the pan India launch of ‘LifeSpice’ - India’s first science-backed spice mixes in the presence of Ganeshan Varadarajan

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Dietary change could be key to enhancing colon cancer treatment

Dietary change could be key to enhancing colon cancer treatment

Laboratory research finds a low-protein diet can enhance standard treatment for colon cancer Cancer cells need nutrients to survive and grow. One of the most important nutrient sensing molecules in a cell is called mTORC1.