Drinking tea cuts mortality risk by 30%

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists suggest that drinking a regular cup of tea or coffee can help you live longer. Researchers have found that a diet packed with polyphenols - potent antioxidant compounds contained in the drinks - can lower the "risk of several chronic diseases and overall mortality.” Experts from Barcelona University studied 807 men and women aged 65 or over from central Italy for 12 years. The researchers recorded a 30 percent reduction in mortality among a group of participants who had a high intake of polyphenols. The compounds occur naturally in fruits, vegetables, nuts and cereals as well as tea and coffee. More than 8,000 different types have been identified in plants. They have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects. Oct 16, 2013

Eating healthy breakfast helps increase fertility in women

New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Eating more calories in the morning breakfast can have a positive impact on women with problems of infertility, a new study has revealed. Research, conducted by Prof. Oren Froy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Prof. Daniela Jocabovitz and Dr. Julio Weinstein from Tel Aviv University and Wolfson Medical Center, showed that a big breakfast increases fertility among woman who suffer from menstrual irregularities. The study examined whether meal times have an impact on the health of woman with menstrual irregularities due to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). The experiment was carried out at Wolfson Medical Center on 60 women over a 12-week period. The study is published in journal Clinical Science. Oct 2, 2013

What your taste in coffee reveals about your personality

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that coffee can reveal certain aspects of your personality. Clinical psychologist Dr Ramani Durvasula analysed 1,000 coffee lovers and found that people having a penchant for black coffee are likely to purist, no-nonsense individuals, having a tendency to prefer the simple life, although they could also be abrupt, impatient and even averse to change. The study also revealed that latte drinkers tend to be intent on pleasing others, but can also show slightly more neurotic attributes. Sep 21, 2013

Drinking coffee may cut womb cancer risk

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the risk of developing womb cancer can be reduced by drinking coffee. According to the World Cancer Research Fund report, coffee contains antioxidants which may boost health. However, experts said that there is not yet enough evidence to recommend drinking coffee to protect against the disease. Researchers at Imperial College, London also said that women can reduce their risk of developing the disease with at least 38 minutes of daily exercise and keeping a healthy weight. Sep 15, 2013

India's First Cryogenic Satellite GSLV-D5 Set For Lift-Off

The 29-hour countdown for the ₹200-crore satellite project will end at 4.50 pm on Monday, when India will launch the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-D5 (GSLV-D5), carrying a communications satellite GSAT-14. Aug 19, 2013

20 More Chelyabinsk-Like Meteors Headed for Earth?

In a recent study, scientists discovered the source of meteor which struck the Russian city of Chelyabinsk earlier this year and have detected about 20 more such types of gigantic meteors which could pose a possible threat for the planet in the near future. Aug 14, 2013