New method could end fasting for cholesterol tests

New York, Jan 3 : A new method of calculating so-called “bad cholesterol” levels has the potential to do away with the need to fast before blood is drawn for such screening, say researchers. The study, published in the journal Circulation, suggests that the new method is more accurate than an older method in people who […]

Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Suffering from cervical cancer? Along with your radiation therapy, start eating blueberries. New research shows consuming blueberry extract while on treatment may have a positive outcome. “Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays and other particles such as gamma rays to destroy cancer cells,” said lead author of the study Yujiang Fang, […]