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Brain region linked to feeling full after eating, researchers find
Washington | February 12, 2022 10:50:42 PM IST
Research led by University of Arizona has found a brain region and neural circuitry that mediate satiation, which could help researchers better target drugs to treat eating disorders or weight management. ... read..


Study reveals secret hideouts of ovarian cancer
Helsinki | February 12, 2022 6:21:25 PM IST
Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it reaches a level wherein it has spread within the pelvis and stomach. Every year, roughly 550 women develop ovarian cancer in Finland. Ovarian cancer is difficult to treat and it is commonly fatal, with 320 wom ... read..


Lifetime of knowledge clutters memories of older adults, says study
New York | February 12, 2022 5:51:12 PM IST
We often rummage through our brains to remember that 'tiny bit of information' that has the potential to absolutely turn our situation around. When a person tries to access a memory, his brain quickly sifts through everything stored in it to find the rele ... read..


Older people in good shape have fitter brains: Study
Washington | February 12, 2022 5:22:06 PM IST
Seventy to eighty-year-olds who train for better fitness are better at solving cognitive tasks and are less likely to suffer cognitive impairment, according to a recent study. ... read..


Changes in diet could increase life expectancy: Study
Washington | February 12, 2022 5:22:04 PM IST
According to a recent study, young adults could add more than a decade to their life expectancy by changing their diet from a typical Western diet to an optimized diet that includes more legumes, whole grains and nuts, and less red and processed meat. ... read..


Study reveals key factors in extending human health through calorie restriction
Washington | February 12, 2022 5:21:57 PM IST
A recent study led by the researchers of Yale university confirms the health benefits of moderate calorie restrictions in humans and identifies a key protein that could be harnessed to extend health in humans. ... read..


Exercise post vaccine shot boosts antibodies? Research suggests so
Iowa | February 12, 2022 3:21:08 PM IST
Exercising post vaccination surely gets the heart pumping but can it increase one's antibodies? Researchers at Iowa State University suggested that 90 minutes of mild to moderate-intensity exercise directly after a flu or COVID-19 vaccine may provide an e ... read..


Cancer patients undergoing treatment are more susceptible to COVID-19 misinformation: Study
Washington | February 11, 2022 9:51:34 PM IST
According to a new study, cancer patients undergoing treatment are more likely to believe misinformation related to COVID-19 than those without a history of cancer. ... read..


Clearance of protein linked to Alzheimer's controlled by circadian cycle: Study
Washington | February 11, 2022 9:21:32 AM IST
The brain's ability to clear a protein closely linked to Alzheimer's disease is tied to our circadian cycle, according to a recent study led by the researchers of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ... read..


Research identifies mechanisms underlying glaucoma
Montreal | February 10, 2022 7:21:32 PM IST
Glaucoma is the non-curable blindness that affected 80 million people worldwide in 2020. Reduced blood flow and impaired neurovascular coupling are well-known features of glaucoma. The mechanisms underlying these abnormalities have now been unveiled, than ... read..


Loneliness widespread at problematic levels in many countries, says study
London | February 10, 2022 6:51:19 PM IST
No matter how many times it has been said, it is an undeniable fact that the COVID-19 pandemic was one that spiralled out of control and brought about not only loss of loved ones, but also an increase in loneliness amongst other things. A recent analysis ... read..


One-in-three adults develop new conditions after COVID infection, finds study
Washington | February 10, 2022 6:51:06 PM IST
Another day, another COVID-19 development. A recent study has found that almost a third (32 of every 100) of older adults infected with COVID-19 in 2020 developed at least one new condition that required medical attention in the months after initial infec ... read..


Routine prenatal ultrasound identifies early signs of autism: Study
Beersheba | February 10, 2022 6:50:56 PM IST
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition related to brain development that impacts a person's perception and socialization with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. A routine prenatal ultrasound in the second trimester ca ... read..


Technological advancements can help save your baby's heart and avoid complications
New Delhi | February 10, 2022 5:21:09 PM IST
Though every parent dreams of a healthy and happy baby, some babies may have a problem with their heart's structure or the way it works due to a congenital heart defect (CHD). ... read..


Ebola virus hides in brain even after years of treatment? Study reveals shocking facts!
Maryland | February 10, 2022 12:21:23 PM IST
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease in people and nonhuman primates. People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infected with the Ebola virus. In a ground-breakin ... read..


Study finds how liver and immune cells communicate while fasting
Munich | February 9, 2022 6:21:55 PM IST
People often fast for losing weight. Sometimes they do it for better digestion. Previous studies have shown how fasting can influence the immune system to improve different chronic inflammatory conditions, but little is known about how immune responses mi ... read..


Old drug may protect against COVID-19 lung injury, finds study
New York | February 9, 2022 5:51:04 PM IST
Lung infection and lung injury was the cause for many deaths in the second wave of COVID-19. Doctors everywhere tried their best to find a drug that cured the lung infection. Now, a new preclinical study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cold ... read..


Feeling dizzy on standing up? Simple muscle techniques offer great help
Philadelphia | February 9, 2022 4:21:45 PM IST
Initial orthostatic hypotension (IOH) is a condition of feeling lightheaded upon standing up due to, or a transient decrease in blood pressure and increase in heart rate. It is a common but poorly understood condition. A new study has offered two simple c ... read..


Study explores how weight gain from antipsychotic medicines affects patients
Oxford | February 9, 2022 1:50:52 PM IST
Often than not, we see ourselves gaining weight like anything, post being on even normal medication for some time. It makes us think if at all we are doing something to our bodies or is it purely the medication. But what about people with bipolar disorder ... read..


People with spinal cord injury and chronic pain have more risk of mental health issues: Study
Michigan | February 8, 2022 7:51:04 PM IST
A new study showed that adults living with spinal cord injuries had a near-80 per cent increased risk of developing psychological conditions, such as depression and anxiety, compared to people without the traumatic injury. But it also suggested that chron ... read..


Simulation training helps perfecting surgical skills, finds study
Sapporo | February 8, 2022 6:51:41 PM IST
Practice makes a person perfect, but what if the practice itself is life-threatening? Dangerous professions, such as aviation or the military, require extensive simulation-based training to assist the person till they learn to do the job. With advances in ... read..


Colorectal cancers raise defensive barrier in response to chemotherapy: Study
Barcelona | February 8, 2022 6:51:28 PM IST
Colorectal cancer occurs when tumours develop in the colon or rectum. Adenocarcinomas are the most common type of colorectal cancer, often growing from the cells that constitute the mucous lining of the tissue. A new study has said that drugs that are com ... read..


Survivors of weather-related disasters may have accelerated ageing: Study
Arizona | February 8, 2022 6:51:22 PM IST
Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico in 2017. It left in its wake, the largest catastrophe in the history of the island. The storm killed over 3,000 people in its immediate aftermath, knocked out power to nearly all of the island's 3.4 million residen ... read..


Risks after treatment for cervical neoplasia declined over time, says study
Solna | February 8, 2022 1:20:44 PM IST
WHO stated that cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, with an estimated 604 000 new cases and 342 000 deaths in 2020. The treatment of serious prodromal cervical cancer, CIN3, can cause problems during later pregnancy amon ... read..


Study of genetics discovers new acne risk genes, provides hope for new treatment
London | February 7, 2022 7:21:47 PM IST
The thing that everyone hates but can't get rid of overnight, is undoubtedly, acne. People spend money on every possible facewash, serum or scrub that can help them get rid of it. Now, a recent study of the genetics of acne has identified 29 regions of th ... read..


Researchers engineer novel human spinal cord implants to treat paralysis
Tel Aviv | February 7, 2022 5:51:39 PM IST
It is an unfortunate reality that there isn't a cure for permanent paralysis. The spinal cord can't heal itself. But, now, for the first time in the world, researchers from Sagol Center for Regenerative Biotechnology at Tel Aviv University, engineered 3D ... read..


Scientists develop immunogen that produces tier-2 antibodies against HIV
Pennsylvania | February 7, 2022 5:21:20 PM IST
Nearly four decades after its discovery, HIV has killed 36.3 million people, with no vaccine in sight. And many people are still not open in talking about it due to the stigma attached to it. However, a new study by researchers at The Wistar Institute has ... read..


Social isolation, loneliness increases heart disease risk in older women: Study
Washington | February 7, 2022 12:51:20 AM IST
A recent study has found that there is an almost 27 per cent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness. ... read..


Study finds chronic conditions in middle age linked to increased dementia risk
London | February 7, 2022 12:51:19 AM IST
A new study has found that having two or more chronic conditions (known as multimorbidity) in middle age is associated with an increased risk of dementia later in life. ... read..


Obesity linked to rise in female reproductive disorders: Study
Washington | February 7, 2022 12:51:17 AM IST
Researchers have found a link between obesity and a range of female reproductive disorders. ... read..


Child masking in early pandemic associated with reduced COVID-19 issues, finds study
New Haven (Connecticut) | February 6, 2022 7:20:57 PM IST
A new study revealed that child care programs in the United States that practiced child masking early in the COVID-19 pandemic (May-June 2020) experienced a 13 per cent reduction in program closure within the following year, and continued child masking th ... read..


Residing in walkable neighbourhood decreases excessive weight gain risk during pregnancy: Study
New York | February 6, 2022 6:21:05 PM IST
Pregnant people who live in walkable neighbourhoods have lower odds of excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) than those who live elsewhere in the city, a team of researchers have found. ... read..


Daily exercise may provide relief for dry, itchy eyes, suggests research
Waterloo (Ontario) | February 6, 2022 6:20:59 PM IST
A team led by researchers from the University of Waterloo has made some interesting discoveries about how doing exercise is beneficial for a number of reasons, including a healthy heart, keeping diabetes at bay and protecting from obesity. ... read..


Highest risk patients for severe COVID-19 least likely to get monoclonal antibodies, says study
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | February 6, 2022 5:20:39 PM IST
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, researchers have been giving every possible information to help in better treatment. According to new research, people over age 65 at the highest risk for severe COVID-19 have often been the least likely to ... read..


Researchers solve mystery of death from rare illness in young child
St. Louis (Missouri) | February 6, 2022 2:50:52 PM IST
A medical mystery rattled the world when a 2-year-old child -- seemingly healthy at birth -- succumbed to an undiagnosed, rare illness. Now, new research by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has solved the medical mystery. ... read..


Research: Slower strategy might help individuals with alcohol use disorder
Washington | February 5, 2022 4:51:09 PM IST
Modifying the time perspective of people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) may improve their recoveries, a team of researchers have found. ... read..


Study finds deficiency of vitamin D linked to high severity, deaths among hospitalized COVID-19 patients
Washington | February 5, 2022 4:51:04 PM IST
A new study has found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with severe cases of COVID-19 as well as mortality. ... read..


Weight loss decreases risk of growths related to colorectal cancer: Study
Oxford | February 5, 2022 4:50:56 PM IST
The findings of a recent study have shed some light on whether losing weight reduces the risk of cancer. ... read..


Research finds after breakup men are at increased risk of mental illness
Vancouver | February 5, 2022 4:21:59 PM IST
A recent study has revealed that post-breakup; men are at an increased risk of mental-illness, including anxiety, depression and suicide. ... read..


Widely-used hormone drug linked to increased risk of benign brain tumour at high doses: Study
Bristol | February 5, 2022 3:50:54 PM IST
A recent study has found that high doses of a widely-used drug used in the hormonal treatment of conditions like excessive hair growth, early puberty, prostate cancer, are linked to an increased risk of meningioma -- the most common type of benign brain t ... read..


Pregnant women with gestational diabetes at high risk of wider range of cardiovascular diseases: Study
Washington | February 5, 2022 2:21:22 PM IST
A team of researchers have found that pregnant women who develop gestational diabetes are at a greater risk of developing heart problems later in life. ... read..


Study finds increased levels of depression, anxiety in disabled people during pandemic
Oregon | February 4, 2022 11:51:18 PM IST
A new study has found that disabled people have been experiencing high levels of depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Study finds sleep apnea during pregnancy may lead to risk of autism-like changes in male offspring
Washington | February 4, 2022 7:21:00 PM IST
A recent study has found that sleep apnea during pregnancy may increase the risk for brain and behavioural changes linked to autism in the male offspring. ... read..


Researchers argue obesity isn't the problem of excess of fat but loss of function
Washington | February 4, 2022 6:20:45 PM IST
A team of researchers have argued that the negative health effects of obesity stem not simply from an excess of fat but from the decline in its ability to respond to changes, or in other words, its plasticity. ... read..


Repeated seasonal vaccines provides better protection to kids against future flu pandemics, says study
Ontario | February 4, 2022 5:20:40 PM IST
Children who have received years of season-specific flu vaccines, develop antibodies that also provide broader protection against new strains, according to a new study led by researchers at McMaster University. These anti-bodies also provide protection ag ... read..


Study finds how SARS-CoV-2 infection may become severe COVID-19
Washington | February 4, 2022 4:20:59 PM IST
A recent research has found that whether SARS-CoV-2 infection becomes severe or not depends not only on the strong immune activation but also on the dysfunctional endothelium, in other words, the vascular system. ... read..


Studies explore Omega-3 Index benefits for immunity and cell membrane integrity
Sioux Falls (South Dakota) | February 4, 2022 3:51:32 PM IST
Two pivotal studies featuring the Omega-3 Index have shed light on how they impact the body. The first discussed how the Omega-3 Index relates to red blood cell (RBC) distribution width (a measure of cellular integrity) and the second explored the relatio ... read..


Study reveals poor sleep, stress worsen in nurses who work night shifts
Oregon | February 4, 2022 1:51:54 PM IST
A new study has found that nurses who work in night shifts experience more sleep disturbances and are more likely to suffer from psychological as well as physical health issues like PTSD, insomnia and inflammation. ... read..


World Cancer Day 2022: Understanding the role of Vitamin D in cancer
By S. Mangala Ramya

New Delhi | February 4, 2022 12:21:53 PM IST
World Cancer Day is observed annually on February 4 to highlight and spread awareness about one of the most-deadliest diseases, which unfortunately can also be genetic - Cancer. ... read..


World Cancer Day 2022: How a fibre-rich diet can help prevent colon cancer
By Devashish

New Delhi | February 4, 2022 10:21:42 AM IST
World Cancer Day is an occasion that is observed annually on February 4 to spread awareness among people about cancer and the prejudices associated with the condition. The day is marked to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. ... read..


Study finds malaria control in young children saves lives into adulthood
Tanzania | February 3, 2022 6:50:59 PM IST
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Now, for the first time, a 22-year study in Tanzania has said that bed nets saved lives in the long run, which in ... read..


Researchers identify abnormal heart-brain connection in generalized anxiety disorder
Tulsa (Oklahoma) | February 3, 2022 6:21:02 PM IST
A recent study by researchers at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) has identified an abnormal link between the autonomic and central nervous systems, more specifically, via the communication between the heart and part of the brain's frontal ... read..


Study finds social isolation, loneliness increases heart disease risk in older women
California | February 3, 2022 4:21:00 PM IST
A new study has found that there is an almost 27 per cent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness. ... read..


Chronic conditions in middle age linked to increased dementia risk: Study
London | February 3, 2022 3:50:53 PM IST
It has been rightly said that as one reaches middle age, they have the infamous 'mid-life-crisis'. Now, a new study has revealed that having two or more chronic conditions (known as multimorbidity) in middle age is associated with an increased risk of dem ... read..


Study reveals bariatric surgery reverses low testosterone levels in obese male teenagers
Chicago | February 3, 2022 3:21:04 PM IST
A new study has found that bariatric surgery not only treats obesity and reverses Type 2 diabetes but also reverses low testosterone levels in obese male teens. ... read..


Why Covid-19 patients lose their sense of smell
New york | February 3, 2022 1:06:17 PM IST
US researchers have found the mechanism behind the loss of smell among people infected with Covid-19. ... read..


Study finds more spice may help adults avoid salt
Washington | February 3, 2022 12:51:43 PM IST
A new study has found that by adding a little spicy seasoning to a low sodium meal, adults over the age of 60 will have a harder time noticing the lack of salt. ... read..


Study reveals that hepatitis E virus defies alcohol-based hand disinfectants
Hanover | February 2, 2022 6:20:13 PM IST
Hepatitis E is an inflammation of the liver caused by infection with the hepatitis E virus (HEV). HEV is the most common cause of acute virus-mediated hepatitis worldwide. Even though the infection can be prevented through appropriate hygiene measures, a ... read..


Study finds obesity linked to increase in female reproductive disorders
Washington | February 2, 2022 5:50:49 PM IST
A new study has found an etiological link between obesity and a range of female reproductive disorders, but the extent of this link differs among conditions. ... read..


Moderate exercise program could improve cancer treatment outcomes, says study
London | February 2, 2022 5:21:03 PM IST
A recent study by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has said that a moderate exercise programme could improve the success of chemotherapy treatment in oesophageal cancer patients. ... read..


COVID-19 less severe in fully vaccinated people: Study
Busan | February 2, 2022 1:52:19 PM IST
The COVID-19 pandemic, which began in 2019, continues to mutate as it spreads further and infects more people. Vaccination, earlier looked upon with scepticism, has now become the only saviour from the never-ending cycle of the COVID-19 virus. A recent st ... read..


Study finds COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma
Washington | February 2, 2022 1:52:16 PM IST
A new research has found that reluctance or refusal to get jabbed against COVID-19 infection (vaccine hesitancy), may be linked to traumatic events in childhood, such as neglect, domestic violence or substance misuse in the family home. ... read..


Study reveals bilateral oophorectomy may increase a woman's risk for dementia
Washington | February 2, 2022 12:21:38 PM IST
A new research has found that removing the ovaries in a woman may cause an increased risk of dementia with bilateral oophorectomy. ... read..


Researchers deliver promising new approach to possible diabetes prevention and cure
La Jolla (California) | February 2, 2022 11:52:15 AM IST
Diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes has been known to have no cure. It can be controlled, but once diagnosed with it, a person needs to be careful all his life. But now, a new study has shown some promising results in actually curing it. ... read..


Daily physical activity boosts brain function in middle-aged, older adults: Study
California | February 1, 2022 6:51:28 PM IST
As one gets older, it becomes even more important to remain physically active, not just to remain fit, but also to improve one's cognitive performance. A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has shed light on t ... read..


Scientists discover crucial link between high blood pressure and diabetes
Bristol | February 1, 2022 4:52:15 PM IST
One of the long-standing medical mysteries is the diagnosis of diabetes (high blood sugar) in majority of patients suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension). The reason for this had been unknown. But now, an international team of universities have ... read..


Researchers discover key growth factor protein, effective in protection against IBD
New York | February 1, 2022 3:21:17 PM IST
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of one's digestive tract. A recent discovery by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers has said that a growth factor protein produced by rare imm ... read..


Pregnant women faced more depression and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic: Study
Colchester | February 1, 2022 1:20:17 PM IST
Constantly being locked in for weeks, without seeing one's friends and family, with the fear of catching a deadly virus, naturally has a negative impact on anyone's mind, and especially, pregnant women. A new study by the University of Essex has revealed ... read..


Study reveals COVID-19 exposure possible outside home isolation
New Jersey | January 31, 2022 5:21:33 PM IST
A new study has detected tiny airborne particles containing RNA from the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, both inside and outside of the rooms in which infected people were self-isolating at home. ... read..


Study finds a slow strategy may help people with alcohol use disorder
Washington | January 31, 2022 4:20:49 PM IST
A team of researchers has found that modifying the time perspective of people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) may improve their recoveries. ... read..


Researchers develop new stratification tool for liver cancer risk after hepatitis C
Washington | January 31, 2022 3:20:49 PM IST
While Hepatitis C can be now cured with the help of modern drugs, some patients go on to develop liver cancer after that. A research team has now developed a new tool that can determine patients' cancer risk in a single examination. ... read..


New research sheds light on how lactic acid weakens anti-tumour defences
Ixelles | January 31, 2022 2:51:28 PM IST
In cancer research, it has been a long-known fact that lactic acid, or lactate, is produced in large quantities by cancer cells and that this lactic acid disrupts our defence against tumours. Now, a recent study has shed light on exactly "how" this happen ... read..


Those living near unconventional oil, gas development areas have higher risk of early death: Study
Boston (Massachusetts) | January 31, 2022 2:51:09 PM IST
A large study, conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has said that elderly people living near or downwind of unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD) are at higher risk of early death, compared to their counterparts who don't li ... read..


Study finds adults with disabilities in hospital with COVID-19 have worse results
Washington | January 31, 2022 2:21:21 PM IST
A recent study has found that disabled adults have worse outcomes when hospitalised for COVID-19 when compared to patients without disabilities. ... read..


Does socioeconomic status affect outcomes post surgery? Research suggests so
Chicago | January 31, 2022 11:51:24 AM IST
"Health is wealth" is a saying engrained in us since childhood, but does lack of "wealth" create complications in "health"? A new research sheds light on this. ... read..


COVID-19 disruption in multi-child families has more affect on one sibling: Research
Waterloo | January 30, 2022 10:50:23 PM IST
When COVID-19 disrupts homes with two or more children, one sibling is affected more than the other, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..


Even if you clean your car, you might not be protected from cancer-causing chemical: Study
California | January 30, 2022 10:50:20 PM IST
It is unlikely that a cancer-causing chemical inside one's car can be dusted or wiped away. ... read..


Rural air pollution might be as dangerous as urban: Study
Illinois | January 30, 2022 10:21:04 PM IST
As per a new research, it has emerged that chemical reactivity, seasonality and distribution of airborne particulate matter are critical metrics when considering air pollution's impact on human health. ... read..


Study finds unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes
Geneva | January 30, 2022 6:21:17 PM IST
A team of researchers has discovered how a cycle of fat storage and mobilisation allows cells to adapt to excess sugar. ... read..


Study finds exercise slows progression of Parkinson's disease
Washington | January 30, 2022 4:50:04 PM IST
Researchers have discovered that people with early-stage Parkinson's disease, who regularly got one to two hours of moderate exercise twice a week, may have less trouble doing daily physical activities later. ... read..


Study finds Zika vaccine shows better results in preclinical studies
Texas | January 30, 2022 4:20:38 PM IST
A study has found a Zika virus vaccine candidate is effective at preventing the Zika virus from passing from mother to fetus in preclinical animal studies. ... read..


Study finds pandemic added challenges for maternity care
Washington | January 30, 2022 2:20:34 PM IST
According to new research, the COVID-19 pandemic had a wide range of impacts on maternity care. ... read..


Do sleeping hours affect how intense exercise stresses the heart? Study suggests so!
Uppsala | January 30, 2022 12:20:27 PM IST
One is recommended to sleep for a minimum of atleast 8 hours, to ensure a good heart, but does one's sleeping hours also affect intense exercise and its impact on the heart? A new study suggests talks about the same. ... read..


New treatment shows long-lasting pain after knee surgery reduced: Study
Bristol | January 30, 2022 12:20:22 PM IST
According to recent research, a new treatment has shown a way to help reduce people's continuing pain after their knee replacement surgery. ... read..


Prodrug that kills cancer cells developed by researchers
Pohang | January 30, 2022 12:50:16 AM IST
A prodrug that kills cancer cells like assassins, has recently been developed by a team of researchers. ... read..


Study suggests exercise might help in stopping early Parkinson's disease
Washington | January 29, 2022 11:20:42 PM IST
People with early-stage Parkinson's disease who regularly got one to two hours of moderate exercise twice a week, might have less trouble balancing, walking and doing daily activities later, according to a recent study. ... read..


Study asserts depression in pregnancy can be predicted by blood markers
Washington | January 29, 2022 5:20:36 PM IST
A study has revealed that signs of inflammation in the blood can reliably predict and identify severe depression in pregnancy. ... read..


Stressed mothers drink more during work from home in lockdown: Study
Auckland | January 29, 2022 5:20:31 PM IST
Researchers have found that mothers under the age of 50, who were working from home during the lockdown were most likely to increase their alcohol consumption. ... read..


Nurses face sleeping issues due to work stress, schedules: Study
Washington | January 29, 2022 4:50:32 PM IST
A recent study led by an international team of researchers has found that more than half of nurses went through sleeping issues during the first six months of the pandemic which led to experiencing anxiety as well as depression. ... read..


Research suggests virtual reality 'shopping task' can help reduce cognitive decline in adults
London | January 29, 2022 3:50:33 PM IST
Virtual reality games and tests are known to help children improve cognitive skills, but what about adults? New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, has made some interesting discoverie ... read..


Is light drinking harmful to health? Research suggests so!
Cambridge | January 29, 2022 1:50:46 PM IST
Is even a little alcohol consumption bad for health, contrary to popular beliefs? A study led by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has made some shocking discoveries about the same. ... read..


Study finds nurses have sleeping issues due to work stress, schedules
New York | January 28, 2022 7:50:40 PM IST
A new study has found that more than half of nurses went through sleeping issues during the first six months of the pandemic which led to experiencing anxiety as well as depression. ... read..


Study finds SARS-CoV-2 may remain active for longer than recommended quarantine period
Washington | January 28, 2022 6:20:17 PM IST
A new study has detected that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect a person for more than 200 days in an atypical case. ... read..


Study finds link between eating meat, less microbiome, multiple sclerosis
Mansfield | January 28, 2022 5:51:35 PM IST
A team of researchers have reported that eating more meat, having less of certain bacteria in the gut, and more of certain immune cells in the blood, all link with multiple sclerosis. ... read..


Study reveals hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin doesn't help COVID-19 patients
Washington | January 28, 2022 11:50:16 AM IST
A new study has found that the combination of remdesivir plus a highly concentrated solution of antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 is not more effective than remdesivir alone for treating adults hospitalised with COVID-19. ... read..


Stem cell discoveries offer ray of hope in improving cancer treatment
Los Angeles (California) | January 27, 2022 8:20:17 PM IST
As painful as cancer can be, its treatment and subsequent recovery is also a long drawn and painful process. In the wake of this, not one, but two recent discoveries by stem cell scientists at Cedars-Sinai have offered a ray of hope that may help make can ... read..


Study reveals flavonoids might reduce risk of death in Parkinson's disease patients
Washington | January 27, 2022 7:20:49 PM IST
A new study has found that people with Parkinson's disease who eat more flavonoids - compounds found in richly coloured foods like berries, cocoa and red wine - may have a lower mortality risk than those who don't. ... read..


Depression in pregnancy can be predicted by blood markers: Study
Michigan | January 27, 2022 5:21:00 PM IST
While giving birth to a new life gives utmost happiness to any woman, it also brings in something not very pleasant with it -- depression. Now, a study has revealed that signs of inflammation in the blood can reliably predict and identify severe depressio ... read..


Study finds obesity more prevalent now in people with type 1 diabetes
Washington | January 27, 2022 2:21:29 PM IST
Although type 1 diabetes is traditionally considered a disease of lean people, overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly more common in individuals with type 1 diabetes. A new study has said that people with type 1 diabetes should be screened regul ... read..


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