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Study sheds light on how migraine is tied to complications in pregnancy
Washington | October 11, 2022 9:59:51 PM IST
Women with migraine may have a higher risk of pregnancy complications like preterm delivery, gestational high blood pressure and preeclampsia, according to a preliminary study. Researchers also found that women with migraine with aura may have a somewhat ... read..


Women have a lower range of 'normal' blood pressure than men: Study
Washington | October 11, 2022 9:59:45 PM IST
A new study shows that women have a lower 'normal' blood pressure range compared to men.may be detrimental to a woman's health," said Susan Cheng, MD, MPH, MMSc, associate professor of Cardiology and director of the Institute for Research on Healthy Aging ... read..


Researchers discover a way to measure brain blood flow in pre-term babies at the bedside
Washington | October 11, 2022 7:29:24 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a novel, non-invasive way to measure blood flow to the brains of newborn children at the bedside a method that has the potential to enhance diagnosis and treatment across medicine, a new study suggests. ... read..


Researchers reveal failures in process of detecting pancreatic cancer
Vienna | October 11, 2022 2:00:34 PM IST
Researchers revealed how pancreatic cancer tumours are being overlooked on CT and MRI scans, reducing the window for life-saving curative surgery. ... read..


Underlying health issues linked to poor outcomes after fracture in older adults: Study
Darlinghurst | October 11, 2022 12:29:50 PM IST
Having specific combinations of underlying health issues is a significant risk for poorer health outcomes in older adults who have had a fracture earlier, a recent study from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research has revealed. ... read..


Nitish Kumar loses temper over functioning of Bihar's health system
Patna | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Miffed with the working style of doctors, an angry Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday scolded the Chief Secretary and directed him to rectify things immediately. ... read..


'Not doing charity': SC pulls up Rajasthan govt on Covid compensation
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Rajasthan government over its affidavit in connection with the payment of ex-gratia to family members of those who succumbed to Covid-19. ... read..


Light rainfall likely to continue in Capital, cleanest air in three years
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi is likely to see cloudy skies with light rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, while the rest of the week may experience partly cloudy skies according to the India Metrological Department forecast. ... read..


'Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States' launched
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was launched on Monday on occasion of the World Mental Health Day. ... read..


WHO calls for making mental health priority for all
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:12 AM IST
World Health Organisation has called on the member states in the South-East Asia Region to intensify action to achieve access for all to quality mental health care in line with the recently adopted Paro Declaration on universal access to people-centred me ... read..


Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad turns pink for awareness on breast cancer
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:11 AM IST
Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Telangana Governor, was illuminated in pink for a third consecutive year on Monday to spread the message of hope and courage in the fight against breast cancer. ... read..


IIL to set up animal vaccine facility in Hyderabad's Genome Valley
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL) on Monday announced that it will invest Rs 700 crore to set up a new animal vaccine manufacturing facility in Genome Valley, Hyderabad. ... read..


Study discovers how adult brain has the capacity to partially recover from hereditary blindness
California | October 10, 2022 4:00:25 PM IST
A new understanding of how some visually handicapped individuals might begin to see gives a fresh perspective on the brain's capabilities. A partnership between researchers at the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences and the Scho ... read..


World Mental Health Day: History and Significance
New Delhi | October 10, 2022 4:00:23 PM IST
Every year on October 10, World Mental Health day is observed. In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health observed the day for the first time. ... read..


Study: Development of tools, techniques to explore tumor microenvironment
Atlanta (Georgia) | October 10, 2022 2:59:09 PM IST
The researcher is aiming to improve the odds for these patients in two recent studies that are primarily concerned with understanding why and how people respond differently to disease and therapies. ... read..


Ultrasound can move, break up kidney stones in awake patients: Study
Washington | October 10, 2022 11:32:48 AM IST
A new procedure that combines the use of two ultrasound technologies may give an option to move moving kidney stones out of the ureter with minimum pain and no anaesthesia, according to a study. ... read..


Gambia police investigate deaths linked to Indian cough syrup
Banjul | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Police in Gambia are investigating the deaths of 66 children, which have been linked to four brands of imported Indian cough syrup, the media reported. ... read..


Setting sleep schedule can help adolescents get more sleep: Study
Washington | October 9, 2022 11:31:08 PM IST
According to the National Sleep Foundation and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, most adolescents get less than eight, especially on school nights, even though they need eight to 10 hours of sleep per night to maintain physical health, emotional wel ... read..


Key aspects of cognition in ageing adults can be improved by video game interventions, suggests research
California | October 9, 2022 11:30:58 PM IST
A set of video game interventions have been developed by scientists that improve key aspects of cognition in ageing adults after more than a decade of research. ... read..


Researchers find about protein partners that might repair cardiac muscle
North Carolina | October 9, 2022 8:01:48 AM IST
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have made important strides in the exciting fields of cellular reprogramming and organ regeneration, and their findings could have a substantial impact on the development of future treatments for broken hearts. ... read..


Researchers develop new 3d technique to revolutionise diabetes treatment
Washington | October 9, 2022 8:01:37 AM IST
A new bandage treatment, known as a scaffold, to treat diabetic foot ulcers, which is cost-effective while improving patient outcomes, has been designed by researchers at Queen's University Belfast. ... read..


Kerala woman's 5-year ordeal ends after scissors removed from stomach
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Harshina, a Kerala home maker in her thirties hailing from Kozhikode, is breathing easy after five long years after a 11 cms long scissors was removed from her stomach. ... read..


Adult brain has power to regain vision: Research
Washington | October 8, 2022 9:28:51 PM IST
A new insight into how some visually impaired adults can begin to see offers a fresh perspective on the brain's capabilities. According to new research, the adult brain has the potential to recover partially from inherited blindness. ... read..


Study reveals cerebellum is important for survival
Basel | October 8, 2022 4:59:59 PM IST
The cerebellum is best known for its role in motor control. According to researchers at the University of Basel, the cerebellum is also important in recalling emotional memories. ... read..


Study shows age often plays bigger role than genetics in gene expression, susceptibility to disease
Washington | October 8, 2022 4:29:45 PM IST
Our genetics, the environment and our age all play important roles in our health, but which of these is the most important? A new study suggests that in many cases, age plays a more important role than genetics in determining which genes in our bodies are ... read..


Ayurveda contributing to making healthcare more effective: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that the traditional knowledge of Ayurveda along with modern healthcare system has been helpful in making our healthcare system more effective. ... read..


New 3d technique developed by researchers to revolutionise diabetes treatment
Washington | October 7, 2022 10:57:51 PM IST
A new bandage treatment, known as a scaffold, to treat diabetic foot ulcers, which is cost-effective while improving patient outcomes, has been designed by researchers at Queen's University Belfast. ... read..


Rise in infant BMI observed during pandemic: Study
Washington | October 7, 2022 10:57:49 PM IST
A study that examined body mass index (BMI) in mainly Medicaid younger patients in Norfolk, Virginia, two years before and one year after the pandemic began and discovered a significant increase in BMI during that time. ... read..


Researchers identify protein partners that might repair cardiac muscle
North Carolina | October 7, 2022 1:28:49 PM IST
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have made important strides in the exciting fields of cellular reprogramming and organ regeneration, and their findings could have a substantial impact on the development of future treatments for broken hearts. ... read..


Study: New symptom-based screening technique for detecting asthma risk in children
Hamilton (Ontario) | October 7, 2022 1:28:47 PM IST
A team of researchers affiliated with the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) has created a simple new symptom-based screening technique for detecting asthma risk in children as early as two years old. ... read..


Researchers discover new cancer treatments in 'dark matter' of human genome
Washington | October 7, 2022 1:28:42 PM IST
Researchers have developed a screening method to discover new drug targets for cancer treatment in the so-called 'Dark Matter' of the genome. They applied their method to non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the greatest cancer killer for which effective t ... read..


Researchers develop method to detect Alzheimer's disease in blood samples
Sapporo | October 7, 2022 1:00:51 PM IST
Researchers have devised a way to identify amyloid build-up in the brain, a symptom of Alzheimer's disease, using biomarkers found in blood samples. ... read..


Adult brain has ability to recover vision: New research
Washington | October 7, 2022 12:01:08 PM IST
A discovery about how some visually impaired adults could start to see offers a new vision of the brain's possibilities. The adult brain has the potential to partially recover from inherited blindness, according to new research. ... read..


Joint team takes samples of medicines exported to The Gambia, flagged by WHO
Gurugram | Friday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
A team of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) and Haryana State Drugs Controller have collected samples of four cough syrups manufactured by Sonepat-based Maiden Pharmaceuticals over their a ... read..


Samples sent for testing, further action after results: Health Ministry on WHO alert on India-made cough syrup
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has sent the samples of the same batch of the four Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd-manufactured medicines, on which the WHO issued alert, for testing and further course of action will be decided after the ... read..


Cough syrup samples collected, sent for checking: Haryana Health Minister
Chandigarh | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
After a WHO product alert, authorities in Haryana have taken samples of cough syrup from Sonepat-based factory of Maiden Pharmaceuticals, and sent to the Central Drug lLboratory in Kolkata for analysis, state Health Minister Anil Vij said on Thursday. ... read..


Schizophrenia might enhance dementia risk 2.5 times
Washington | October 6, 2022 8:58:35 PM IST
According to a study, people with psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia are 2.5 times more likely to develop dementia than those who do not have a psychotic disorder. ... read..


Survival rates for deadliest types of pancreatic cancer vary: Study
San Diego | October 6, 2022 5:28:53 PM IST
The most prevalent and fatal kind of pancreatic cancer is pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). PDAC patients have a 5-year survival rate of only 7.1 per cent. ... read..


How mind blanking helps us understand ongoing thoughts while we're awake
Liege | October 6, 2022 3:59:03 PM IST
When we are awake, we typically believe that our minds are always racing with ideas. We maintain our own dynamic mental stream, which is like a river stream that never stops flowing. ... read..


Over 55% more people may die from liver cancer by 2040: Research
Amsterdam | October 6, 2022 3:29:21 PM IST
According to a recent estimate, primary liver cancer was one of the top three causes of cancer death in 46 nations in 2020, and by 2040, the number of primary liver cancer diagnoses and deaths could increase by more than 55% annually. ... read..


Wear, tear from stress can increase risk of cancer mortality: Study
Augusta (Georgia) | October 6, 2022 1:29:19 PM IST
The wear and tear on the body caused by chronic and life long stress can raise the risk of death rates from cancer, according to experts. ... read..


WHO flags four India-made paediatric cough syrups in west Africa after 66 kids die (Ld)
Geneva | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The World Health Organization on Wednesday issued an alert for four "contaminated" India-made medicines, chiefly for paediatric use, identified in the west African nation of The Gambia and found to contain chemicals that are toxic and potentially fatal af ... read..


WHO flags four 'substandard' India-made paediatric medicines in west Africa
Geneva | Thursday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The World Health Organization on Wednesday issued an alert for four "contaminated" India-made medicines, chiefly for paediatric use, identified in the west African nation of The Gambia and found to contain chemicals that are toxic and potentially fatal. ... read..


Khattar visits Medanta Hospital, inquires about wellbeing of Mulayam Singh, Chautala
Gurugram | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Wednesday visited the Medanta Hospital here and enquired about the wellbeing of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who are undergoing treatme ... read..


Study examines positions of college football players for risk of injuries
Washington | October 5, 2022 10:27:48 PM IST
A new study examines the brains of college football players to determine the levels of traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers by position. The study throws light on which positions are most sensitive to increases in brain damage indicators. Biomarkers ar ... read..


Researchers find hospital readmission rate higher in women than men after heart attack
Philadelphia | October 5, 2022 6:31:21 PM IST
Researchers discovered that the healthcare system provides good quality treatment for younger heart attack survivors in a new study of younger heart attack victims in Ontario, Canada; nevertheless, there are significant differences between men and women. ... read..


Chemists advance development of marijuana breathalyzer
Los Angeles | October 5, 2022 5:00:29 PM IST
A bunch of professors have come up with a way to detect marijuana through a breath analyzer, just like an acohol analyzer which helps detect presence of alcohol in one's body through the breath. They are mostly used by Police to find out if any person is ... read..


Research reveals that Alzheimer's disease is caused by decline in levels of amyloid-beta
Washington | October 5, 2022 2:30:16 PM IST
New research supports the hypothesis that Alzheimer's disease is caused by a decline in levels of a protein called amyloid-beta. ... read..


Study looks at why late-night eating increases obesity risk
Washington | October 5, 2022 11:59:54 AM IST
Obesity afflicts approximately 42 per cent of the U.S. adult population and contributes to the onset of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and other conditions. While popular healthy diet mantras advise against midnight snacking, few studies ha ... read..


Site-specific drug delivery for cancer management and treatment
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
A site-specific drug delivery method using gold nanoparticles can improve management and treatment of cancer. ... read..


Researchers find how biological markers predict risk of postpartum depression
Washington | October 4, 2022 10:31:00 PM IST
A group of researchers has discovered that communication among cells is altered in pregnant women who develop postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth. ... read..


Scientists discover how to create consistent brain organoids for neurological disorders treatment
Washington | October 4, 2022 10:00:09 PM IST
Medical researchers have discovered how to create more accurate, consistent brain organoids to develop treatments for neurological disorders. ... read..


Immunologic defect may leave some vulnerable to rare bacterial infection: Study
Washington | October 4, 2022 7:29:08 PM IST
The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a cousin you've never heard of: MAC. This bacterial complex is everywhere, but most people never show symptoms. Yet some people get very, very sick. Researchers have now uncovered an immunologic defect that could ... read..


Study reveals new strategy to create an effective HIV vaccine
Washington | October 4, 2022 5:28:51 PM IST
Researchers have come together to make critical advances in developing an effective vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... read..


The hepatitis B-neutralizing cell sentinel
Geneva | October 4, 2022 5:28:46 PM IST
One of the most severe and prevalent viral diseases is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It targets the liver cells after being transmitted by bodily fluids. Serious problems from the chronic form of the illness can develop such as cirrhosis and live ... read..


Delhi reports 412 dengue cases last week; tally rises to 937
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:11 AM IST
The national capital has reported 412 cases of dengue last week, as per a report released by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Monday. ... read..


Social media usage associated with depression: Research
Washington | October 3, 2022 12:00:12 AM IST
Public policy and education researchers recently discovered that young adults who use more social media are significantly more likely to develop depression within six months, regardless of personality type. ... read..


Survey finds hot summer nights have bad impact on health
Washington | October 3, 2022 12:00:03 AM IST
Evidence of the negative impact of warmer nighttime summer temperatures on population health has been provided by a survey of residents from Nagoya in central Japan. ... read..


Gut bacteria may contribute to HIV infection susceptibility: Study
California | October 3, 2022 10:28:06 AM IST
Certain gut bacteria, including one required for a healthy gut microbiome, differ between people who develop HIV infection and those who do not, according to new UCLA-led research. ... read..


AIIMS revises OPD registration timings for cancer patients
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has announced a revised timing of OPD registrations for patients to avail the outpatient services at Dr B.R. Ambedkar Institute-Rotary Cancer Hospital (DBRAIRCH). ... read..


Mulayam's health deteriorates, shifted to ICU at Medanta Hospital
Gurugram | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit-(ICU) of Medanta Hospital here after his health condition deteriorated, reports said on Sunday. ... read..


Study finds association between inflammation, cognitive problems in breast cancer survivors
Washington | October 2, 2022 3:59:48 PM IST
Scientists are still attempting to figure out why many breast cancer survivors have serious cognitive issues years after treatment. One potential cause is inflammation. A new long-term study of older breast cancer survivors headed by UCLA researchers and ... read..


Study: Blood tests might help to detect long covid in patients
Washington | October 2, 2022 2:28:19 PM IST
According to research, a blood test conducted at the time of Covid-19 infection can help indicate whether a person is likely to develop long-term Covid. ... read..


Researchers discovered protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals
Washington | October 1, 2022 9:28:20 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a protein that is responsible for controlling cell growth in yeasts. Since humans and yeasts have remarkably similar cellular mechanisms, teasing out the differences presents drug developers with new targets for treatments. ... read..


Researchers find immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumour
London | October 1, 2022 9:28:16 PM IST
The researchers have identified immune cell types that could be targeted to create particular immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumours. ... read..


Voice-control devices may have an impact on children's social, emotional development: Study
Washington | October 1, 2022 7:00:33 PM IST
According to a study, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare, as well as voice-control smart devices like Alexa, Siri, and Google Home, may be harmful to children's social and emotional development. ... read..


Research reveals how to avoid antibiotic-related hearing loss
Indiana | October 1, 2022 7:00:30 PM IST
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are developing new ways to investigate why antibiotics cause permanent hearing loss and hair cell death in humans. ... read..


Study finds cancer-causing gene regulates genetic variation in prostate cancer
Washington | October 1, 2022 4:00:04 PM IST
A group of researchers discovered a novel role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in prostate cancer. ... read..


Researchers find how babies respond to taste, smell in the womb
Washington | October 1, 2022 2:58:33 PM IST
Investigators performed 4D ultrasound scans on 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies reacted to flavours from the foods their mothers ate. The researchers scanned some mothers to see how their foetal faces responded to the kale and carrot flav ... read..


'COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' concludes
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The 75-day long 'COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' concluded on Friday with total 27 per cent coverage of precaution dose among the eligible population. ... read..


Indian medical device industry can reach $50 bn by 2030: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:12 AM IST
The Indian medical devices industry has the potential to grow at 28 per cent yearly to reach $50 bn by 2030, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday. ... read..


Another monkey virus may be on verge of infecting humans: Researchers
Colorado | September 30, 2022 11:59:02 PM IST
According to new University of Colorado Boulder research published online Sept. 30 in the journal Cell, an unknown family of viruses that is currently prevalent in wild African primates and known to cause lethal Ebola-like symptoms in certain monkeys is " ... read..


PM Modi to open AIIMS in Himachal on Oct 5
Shimla | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Ahead of the Assembly elections in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh scheduled later this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state on October 5 to inaugurate an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur. ... read..


In young women, combined oral contraceptives don't raise risk of macromastia: Research
Philadelphia | September 29, 2022 10:57:57 PM IST
A study published in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, found that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) containing both oestrogen and progestin do not contribut ... read..


What happens in brain when it becomes too hot?
Trondheim | September 29, 2022 10:28:10 PM IST
"It was truly quite incredible. "The whole brain lit up," Anna Andreassen, a PhD student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, stated (NTNU). ... read..


Experts list down signs to look out for heart problems in newborn babies
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | September 29, 2022 9:58:58 PM IST
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 17.7 million deaths in India are due to heart-related issues. These numbers also involve congenital heart (CHDs) in children. Experts explained about CHDs signs in newborn babies. ... read..


Study: Poor health is linked to lower breast milk production
Washington | September 29, 2022 8:29:18 PM IST
According to a new UC study, poor metabolic health indicators are linked to lower breast milk production. ... read..


Research: Texting young people about safe sex doesn't guarantee protection from STDs
Washington | September 29, 2022 7:28:32 PM IST
According to research, sending regular messages to young people who have recently experienced a sexually transmitted infection (STI) to advocate safer sex behaviours does not lower rates of chlamydia and gonorrhoea reinfection. ... read..


Study reveals that ticks weaken skin's immune response
Washington | September 29, 2022 7:28:28 PM IST
Hitherto, scientists have not fully understood why ticks are such dangerous disease vectors. A research team now shows that tick saliva inhibits the skin's defense function, thereby increasing the risk of diseases such as tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or ... read..


Cerebral palsy might be treatable: Study
Auckland | September 29, 2022 3:58:18 PM IST
New research from the University of Auckland has found severe brain injury that develops slowly after preterm births, causing the likes of cerebral palsy, may be treatable. ... read..


CMFRI comes up with natural remedy for fatty liver disease from seaweeds
Kochi | September 29, 2022 1:12:54 PM IST
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), here has come up with a nutraceutical product from select seaweeds to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). ... read..


Kidney-pancreas transplant recipient delivers baby at PGI Hospital
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Accomplishing one more milestone, the PGIMER located here has written another success story in transplant surgery as a 32-year-old simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant recipient from Uttarakhand delivered a baby girl, four years after undergoing the tr ... read..


Humble stethoscope can detect heart defects in children with 95% accuracy: Study
Kochi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The humble stethoscope could avoid unnecessary use of more expensive investigations like echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac defects and allow for substantial reductions in healthcare costs, as per a research study done at the Amrita Hospital here. ... read..


Pregnancy-specific anxiety associated with shorter gestation times and earlier births: Research
Washington | September 28, 2022 11:58:05 PM IST
Women who experience anxiety about their pregnancies give birth earlier on average than those who don't, according to new research. ... read..


A biosensor detects brain tumours with a drop of blood: Research
New York | September 28, 2022 8:29:54 PM IST
According to the National Cancer Institute, despite substantial breakthroughs, brain tumour mortality remains high, with five-year survival rates of 36 per cent. ... read..


Putting aside goals, ambitions during pandemic beneficial for one's mental health: Study
Ontario | September 28, 2022 8:29:48 PM IST
According to a new study, people who put off long-term aspirations during the pandemic were better able to prevent worry and depression. ... read..


Blood tests may help detect who is likely to get long Covid: Study
Washington | September 28, 2022 6:58:28 PM IST
A blood test taken at the time of Covid-19 infection can help determine whether a person is likely to develop long-term Covid, according to new research. ... read..


Medical cannabis could be better alternative to opioids in managing pain: Study
Washington | September 28, 2022 12:59:55 PM IST
A new study of thousands of patients has concluded that medical cannabis could be an important alternative to opioids for pain management. ... read..


Assam reported over 100 cases of tomato flu in last one month
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Assam reported over 100 cases of hand-foot-and-mouth disease, also known as tomato flu, in the last one month, sounding an alarm for the state health department, an official said on Monday. ... read..


FAIMA writes to AIIMS director over cancellation of INI-CET July open counselling
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:12 AM IST
The Federation of All India Medical Association on Tuesday wrote to the director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, over the cancellation of INI-CET July 2022 open counselling and asked to conduct the same citing huge number of seats which ... read..


Lumpy virus: R'sthan, Punjab and Gujarat severely affected, UP succeeds in halting spread
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
States like Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat are severely affected by the spread of the lumpy skin disease which has so far infected nearly 20,57,700 animals across the country. On the other hand, among the bigger states, Uttar Pradesh has succeeded in halti ... read..


Torrent Pharma to acquire Curatio for Rs 2,000 crore
Chennai | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Rs 6,742 crore revenue Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd has inked a definitive agreement to acquire city-based Curatio Health Care (I) Private Ltd for a consideration of Rs 2,000 crore. ... read..


Study finds how ancient viral genes helps brain to fight against new infections
Tokyo | September 27, 2022 7:27:55 PM IST
The impact of viruses on our daily lives, from the common cold to COVID-19, is enormous, but infections that took place millions of years ago have had a profound impact on the course of human evolution. This is due to the viral genes' incorporation into t ... read..


Lassa virus endemic area could significantly grow in coming decades
San Diego | September 27, 2022 7:27:50 PM IST
Researchers examined decades' worth of environmental data related to Lassa virus outbreaks for their study, which was published on September 27 in Nature Communications. ... read..


Study: New technologies can be key to producing effective therapies for fatal muscle disease
Portsmouth | September 27, 2022 4:00:08 PM IST
A genetic mutation causes Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), which affects one in every 5,000 boys born. Because the affected gene is located on the X chromosome, girls are carriers of the mutant gene but only very rarely develop the disease (one in about ... read..


Protein supplement helps control Type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | September 27, 2022 6:35:17 AM IST
A study which holds potential for the dietary management of the condition, has shown that drinking a small amount of why protein before meals helps people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. The work shows for the first time this works in peop ... read..


Study reveals that babies react to taste and smell in the womb
Washington | September 27, 2022 6:03:45 AM IST
Scientists took 4D ultrasound scans of 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies responded to flavours from foods eaten by their mothers. The research team scanned some mothers to see fetal facial reactions to the kale and carrot flavours. ... read..


IIT-Guwahati researchers develop new strategy for targeted chemotherapy
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
A team of researchers in IIT-Guwahati has developed a new strategy to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs directly to the infected cells of a cancer patient and thereby reducing side effects significantly, said the institute in a statement. ... read..


Best performing states awarded on Day 2 of Arogya Manthan 2022
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday awarded the top performing states, districts, integrators and health facilities on the closing day of the two-day Arogya Manthan 2022, celebrating completion of 4 years of Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, and one ye ... read..


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