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Health News on March 7, 2012

Weight loss supplements 'not effective'
An Oregon State University researcher, who reviewed the evidence surrounding hundreds of weight loss supplements, has said that no research evidence exists that any single product results in significant weight loss - and many have detrimental health benefits. ANI

Eating Pistachios may help you stay slim and fit
People who regularly consume nuts, like pistachios, may have lower body weight and reduced risk factors for certain chronic diseases, say researchers. ANI

UN reaches Millennium Development Goal on drinking water
UN's Millennium Development Goal of providing access to clean water has been met much earlier than its scheduled date of 2015. ANI

Yoga may 'alleviate stress-induced medical and psychological conditions'
Yoga may be effective in treating patients suffering from stress-related psychological and medical disorders like depression, anxiety, high blood pressure and cardiac disease, a new study has revealed. ANI

Blocking marijuana-like chemical in brain may help stay slim
Researchers have found that blocking a natural, marijuana-like chemical in the brain helped mice stay thin, even when they were fed a high-fat diet. ANI

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