Health Benefits

  • Tea association demands chapter on tea in school syllabi 09-06-2013 05:40 AM

    Guwahati: The North East Tea Association (NETA), a leading tea growers association in Assam, has appealed to the state government to include a chapter in the school textbooks on tea and its health benefits. NETA chairman Bidyananda Barkakoty said this while addressing the 16th biennial annual general meeting of the...
  • Quitting smoking improves cholesterol 24-12-2010 10:03 AM

    New York: Smokers who successfully quit may enjoy yet another health benefit: improved cholesterol profiles. A boost in "good" cholesterol comes with quitting despite weight gain after putting out the last cigarette, hints a new study. If confirmed in future research, the finding could shed light on the strong, yet...
  • Chuck worries away, eat chocolates to stay healthy 15-12-2007 05:40 PM

    Birmingham: Ed Joyce, the cricketer who started playing for one country, swapped for another and then switched back again, knows he is in the firing line when Ireland take on England in the World Cup. Never mind England's dangerous pace bowling attack or the wiles of spinner Graham Swann, it...