Sunday, March 26, 2023

H3N2 attacking kids and elderly, time to follow Covid protocols again, say docs
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST
H3N2 virus is attacking kids and elderly so it is time to follow Covid protocols yet again - wearing masks, following social distancing and all other rules which were framed and followed during the pandemic, say doctors in Rajasthan as cases increase in t ... read..

Not H3N2, Adenovirus cases a concern in Assam
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Children below five years of age landing in the ICUs of the hospital with acute H3N2 infection have been causing worry among the doctors in many states in the country. However, Assam has so far witnessed a very low number of influenza H3N2 cases in the ch ... read..

Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness for ensuing summer, mitigation measures
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Amid the possibility of above normal maximum temperatures over most parts of northeast, east and central India during March to May, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Tuesday chaired a meeting to review preparedness for the ensuing summer and mitigation mea ... read..

No H3N2 case in Noida so far
Noida | Wednesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Delhi has witnessed a rise in H3N2 cases as the number of OPD patients coming with complaints related to symptoms of the influenza virus has increased. However, not a single patient has been found in Noida with H3N2, the main part of Delhi-NCR. ... read..

Surge in flu cases in Telugu states but situation under control
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have seen a rise in the number of seasonal flu cases over the last couple of weeks but health authorities say the situation is under control and there is no need for panic. ... read..

Task force in Bengal outlines guideline to tackle acute respiratory infections
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The special task force constituted by the West Bengal government to tackle the rising cases of acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including those related to the H3N2 subtype and the adenovirus, has outlined a seven-point guideline to tackle such infecti ... read..

Statins may reduce heart disease in people with sleep apnoea: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have the potential to reduce heart disease in people with obstructive sleep apnoea, according to a new study. ... read..

Odisha intensifies surveillance for H3N2 virus
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
The Odisha government has intensified its ILI (influenza-like illness) and SARI (severe acute respiratory infections) surveillance system following detection of 59 H3N2 cases, a health official said on Tuesday. ... read..

After rise in OPD patients, isolation ward set up for H3N2 at LNJP hospital
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Amid rising cases of H3N2 infection across the country, Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP) has set up a 20-bed isolation ward for H3N2. The isolation ward has the arrangements of oxygen, BiPAP machines, ventilators. ... read..

Study finds detrimental effects extra pounds on young people
California | March 14, 2023 9:34:40 PM IST
A Kaiser Permanente study showed that over 8,00,000 young kids aged 3 to 17 found that those in the upper range of typical weight had a 26 per cent greater chance of developing hypertension than those closer to the average weight. ... read..

Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of dementia
Washington | March 14, 2023 7:35:34 PM IST
A typical Mediterranean-style diet rich in items like fish, fruit, and nuts may help reduce the risk of dementia by nearly a quarter, according to a recent study. ... read..

Statins may lower heart disease in people with sleep apnea: Study
New York | March 14, 2023 7:35:27 PM IST
According to a new study by Columbia University researchers, cholesterol-lowering medicines known as statins have the potential to minimise heart disease in persons with obstructive sleep apnea regardless of whether they use CPAP equipment at night. ... read..

Morality risk for people with dementia rises after hurricane exposure
Washington | March 14, 2023 7:35:20 PM IST
Prior hurricane studies have found general increases in fatality, but nothing is known about how death may differ among older adults living with dementia. ... read..

New treatment may improve cardiac pump function in heart failure patients: Research
Solna | March 14, 2023 7:35:18 PM IST
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden discovered that the hunger hormone ghrelin can boost the heart's pump capacity in patients with heart failure in a clinical investigation. The findings were published in the ... read..

Centre mulling taking action against e-pharmacies over data misuse
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
The Centre is planning to regulate the e-pharmacy industry over misuse of data, sources said. ... read..

New RSV therapies may drive emergence of drug-resistant strains: Report
New York | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Despite their benefits, new therapies for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) may accelerate the emergence of drug-resistant strains, according to a new report on Monday. ... read..

Adenovirus alarm: 4 more child deaths reported from Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Amid fear of spreading adenovirus in West Bengal, four more child deaths have been reported from a Kolkata hospital from Sunday night till Monday afternoon. ... read..

Total robotic liver transplant surgery saves 8-month-old Ahmedabad toddler
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In the first such surgery of its kind in western India, a total robotic liver transplant operation saved the life of an 8-month-old toddler from Ahmedabad at the Global Hospitals here, officials said here on Monday. ... read..

Study finds how diabetes, tooth loss can worsen cognitive decline in older persons
New York | March 13, 2023 11:34:17 PM IST
According to a recent study, having both diabetes and tooth loss correlates to lower cognitive function and quicker cognitive decline in older persons. ... read..

Researchers develop blood test for anxiety
Indiana | March 13, 2023 11:05:38 PM IST
Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a blood test for anxiety. The test examines biomarkers that can help them objectively determine someone's risk for developing anxiety, the severity of their current anxiety ... read..

Cystic fibrosis drug could help treat pneumonia: Study
Berlin | March 13, 2023 10:35:30 PM IST
Pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2 and pneumococcus can cause severe pneumonia. If the airways then fill with fluid, the patient risks developing acute respiratory distress syndrome. Researchers at Charite -- Universitatsmedizin Berlin have now discovered the m ... read..

New medicine to lower brain pressure might treat blinding IIH headaches: Study
Washington | March 13, 2023 2:35:52 PM IST
A new experiment has discovered that patients suffering from 'blinding' headaches known as Idiopathic Intercranial Hypertension (IIH) might be treated with an injectable peptide used to treat type 2 diabetes. ... read..

Delaying therapy for localised prostate cancer does not raise death risk: Study
Washington | March 13, 2023 1:35:41 PM IST
According to the reports of the largest study, active monitoring of prostate cancer has the same high survival rates after 15 years as radiotherapy or surgery. ... read..

With H3N2 as predominant sub-type, combination of viruses causing infections
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST
A total of 3,038 lab-confirmed cases of various subtypes of influenza including H3N2 have been reported till March 9 by the states, as per the latest data available on IDSP-IHIP (Integrated Health Information Platform). ... read..

First robotic-assisted drug-coated balloon implant in Chandigarh
Chandigarh | Monday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh has performed the first robotic-assisted drug-coated balloon implantation procedure on a 59-year-old woman diabetic patient, the hospital said. ... read..

US Congress legislates to declassify information on Covid-19 origins
Washington | Monday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
In an unprecedented move, the US Congress, dominated by the Republican Party, has passed a bill unanimously asking the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information on the origins of Covid 19 and sent the measure to President Joe Biden's des ... read..

Researchers find new strategies to treat Clostridioides difficile infections
Massachusetts | March 12, 2023 11:34:26 PM IST
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), two of the founding institutions of Mass General Brigham, have discovered the metabolic mechanisms Clostridioides difficile uses to quickly invade the gut. ... read..

Childhood respiratory illness linked with higher risk of death in adulthood: Research
Washington | March 12, 2023 9:03:46 PM IST
The risk of dying from respiratory disease as an adult increases, if you had a lower respiratory tract infection as a child, according to a recent research. ... read..

Artificial human skin now part of new skin cancer therapy
Copenhagen | March 12, 2023 8:05:45 PM IST
A research team from the University of Copenhagen has been successful in stopping invasive growth in a skin cancer model by utilising synthetic human skin. ... read..

Microfluidic squeezing technology can treat head, neck cancer: Research
Washington | March 12, 2023 8:05:39 PM IST
Over the past ten years, an increase in head and neck malignancies has been related to human papillomavirus (HPV). For instance, studies show that 70 per cent of oropharyngeal cancer occurrences in the US are caused by HPV. ... read..

Researchers find chemical substance that treat variety of autoimmune diseases
Okinawa | March 12, 2023 8:05:34 PM IST
A chemical compound that may be used to treat a number of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis, has been discovered by Japanese researchers. As the immune system of the body fails, several diseases might arise. ... read..

Study: Risk of skull fractures is higher in men than women
Washington | March 12, 2023 5:05:48 PM IST
Every year, more than 3 million persons 65 and older need emergency room treatment for injuries sustained in falls. Skull fractures are a major consequence of head trauma, which is the most frequent cause of serious damage. According to the 2016 National ... read..

Diabetes incidence rates continue to increase in children, young adults: Study
Washington | March 12, 2023 3:36:15 PM IST
According to researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, rates of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes continue to increase in children and young adults. Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic children and young adults also had higher incidence rates of diab ... read..

Small differences in mother's behaviour may reflect in child's epigenome: Study
Washington | March 12, 2023 2:04:06 PM IST
A new study links neutral maternal behaviour towards infants to a stress-related epigenetic change in children. ... read..

Insufficient sleep linked to years of poor heart health: Study
Washington | March 12, 2023 1:04:12 PM IST
Insufficient sleep may increase the risk of heart disease and potentially cause early mortality over the course of two to seven years, according to a recent study conducted by Southern Denmark University and University of Sydney experts. ... read..

Researchers reveal how local grocery stores affect patients post weight-loss surgery
Columbus | March 12, 2023 12:35:52 PM IST
The ability to walk to a nearby grocery store may be a crucial factor in determining how much weight a patient loses over the long run after bariatric surgery. ... read..

Precarious works associated with high Body mass index: Research
Chicago | March 12, 2023 12:35:48 PM IST
Precarious employment is associated with rising body mass index, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago study. The study adds to the body of research showing that unstable employment might have a negative impact on health outcomes. ... read..

Adenovirus alarm: Bengal govt forms eight-member task force
Kolkata | Sunday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
With the threat of Adenovirus spreading fast in West Bengal with each passing day, the state government on Saturday announced the formation of an eight-member task force to supervise the situation. ... read..

Centre writes to states over rising trend of influenza-like illnesses
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST
The Health Ministry on Saturday warned that an increasing trend of Influenza-like Illnesses, and Severe Acute Respiratory Illnesses is being observed across the country. ... read..

59 H3N2 influenza cases detected in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
At least 59 H3N2 influenza cases were detected in Odisha during the last two months, said director of regional medical research centre (RMRC)-Bhubaneswar, Sanghamitra Pati here on Saturday. ... read..

H3N2 virus: More patients reporting pneumonia-like conditions, ear fullness
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
Amid the rising number of influenza cases seen in the country, more patients are reporting pneumonia-like conditions and ear fullness, doctors said here on Saturday. ... read..

Mediterranean diet helps prevent prostate cancer: Research
Melbourne | March 11, 2023 11:34:41 PM IST
Men who regularly consume colourful fruits and vegetables have been shown to have a lower risk of acquiring prostate cancer, according to research from the University of South Australia (PC). ... read..

Here's how nerves, immune cells interaction in lungs can contribute in development of allergic asthma
Boston (Massachusetts) | March 11, 2023 11:34:24 PM IST
The most common chronic illness in kids, allergic asthma is characterised by wheezing and breathing problems brought on by inhaled allergens such as pollen, mould, and pet dander. It can linger into adulthood. ... read..

Researchers find how olive oil by-products could aid exercise
London | March 11, 2023 10:34:36 PM IST
A new research suggests that an organic byproduct of olive oil production may have antioxidant effects and benefit physical activity. ... read..

Astrocyte cells critical for learning skilled movements: Research
Massachusetts | March 11, 2023 9:35:13 PM IST
Throughout our lifetimes, we have acquired the ability to do a variety of skilled movements, from driving a car to swinging a tennis racket. You might believe that only neurons carry out this learning, but a recent study by scientists at The Picower Cente ... read..

Research: Effects of hormone replacement therapy on health of heart, brain
Los Angeles | March 11, 2023 9:35:06 PM IST
Short-term menopause symptoms like hot flashes, which are brought on by variations in reproductive hormones, are well-known to many people. They might not be aware, however, that over time, menopause may compromise the health of the heart and the brain. ... read..

Ozone pollution linked with increased hospitalisations for heart disease: Research
London | March 11, 2023 9:06:19 PM IST
A recent publication in the European Heart Journal, a publication of the European Society of Cardiology, provides the first evidence that ozone levels above the World Health Organization (WHO) limit are significantly associated with an increase in hospita ... read..

Researchers discover therapeutic target to aid glaucoma treatment
Indiana | March 11, 2023 8:05:13 PM IST
A damaged optic nerve underlies the neurodegenerative illness glaucoma, which results in visual loss and eventual blindness. Glaucoma affects more than 2,00,000 persons in the United States annually. Regrettably, there is no cure at this time. Researchers ... read..

Study shows how BMI affects long-term outcomes of 'partial' knee arthroplasty
Washington | March 11, 2023 7:34:35 PM IST
Long-term outcomes for patients with higher BMI getting unicompartmental or "partial" knee replacements (UKR) are improved when the implant is put using a cementless rather than cemented technique, according to a study published in The Journal of Bone &am ... read..

Urine gene test can predict bladder cancer years before diagnosis: Research
London | March 11, 2023 6:35:28 PM IST
According to new research, testing for genetic abnormalities in urine can identify bladder cancer years before the disease manifests clinical symptoms. ... read..

Natural peptides may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, other obesity-related disorders, finds study
Birmingham | March 11, 2023 6:05:16 PM IST
An innovative strategy to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related disorders including hepatic steatosis may exist thanks to a peptide (small protein) called PEPITEM, according to recent research (fatty liver). ... read..

Researchers suggest advanced imaging can help in clinical treatment of prostate cancer
London | March 10, 2023 11:07:26 PM IST
An advanced imaging method is showing promise as a way to improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer by giving clinicians a clearer view of suspected tumours during biopsy. ... read..

Mediterranean diet: Best prevention against prostate cancer
Melbourne | March 10, 2023 11:06:24 PM IST
Researchers from the University of South Australia have shown that men who regularly eat colourful fruits and vegetables had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer (PC). ... read..

Study reveals how nerves, immune cells interaction in lungs can contribute in development of allergic asthma
Boston (Massachusetts) | March 10, 2023 11:06:00 PM IST
The most prevalent chronic condition in children, allergic asthma can last into adulthood and is characterised by wheezing and breathing difficulties brought on by inhaled allergens such pollen, mould, and pet dander. ... read..

Dim lights before bedtime to reduce gestational diabetes risk: Research
Chicago | March 10, 2023 11:05:42 PM IST
According to a recent Northwestern Medicine study, pregnant women should dim their home's lights and switch off or at least dim their screens (computer monitors and smartphones) a few hours before bedtime to lower their risk of gestational diabetes mellit ... read..

All work, no independent play pose threat to children's mental health
Florida | March 10, 2023 5:36:23 PM IST
Anxiety and depression among school-aged children and teens in the United States are at an all-time high. Sadly, in 2021, child and adolescent mental health were declared a national emergency. Although various causes are thought to contribute to this decl ... read..

Atrial fibrillation appears to heighten dementia risk: Research
Washington | March 10, 2023 4:36:04 PM IST
People with a recent diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common irregular heart rhythm, have a modestly higher risk of developing dementia than people without the condition, according to a recently published research. ... read..

Advanced imaging might aid in clinical treatment of prostate cancer: Study
Washington | March 10, 2023 4:04:27 PM IST
An advanced imaging approach is showing promise in improving prostate cancer detection by providing doctors with a clearer image of suspected tumours during biopsy. ... read..

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against 'exorbitantly-priced medicines'
Chandigarh | Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Punjab Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a non-official resolution to take up the matter of fleecing common people by exorbitantly priced medicines with the Central government. ... read..

Indian family facing deportation over son's Down Syndrome allowed to stay in Australia
Melbourne | Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
An Indian family that was asked to leave Australia due to their son's Down Syndrome has now been offered permanent residency after Immigration Minister Andrew Giles intervened. ... read..

Stage-I of GRAP revoked as overall AQI of Delhi improves
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In view of the significant improvement in the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi and also considering the meteorological and weather forecasts, authorities decided to revoke the orders under Stage-I of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) with immedia ... read..

Not checking social media apps for 15 min daily can boost your health
London | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Reducing social media use by 15 minutes a day can significantly improve general health and immune function and reduce levels of loneliness and depression, suggests new research. ... read..

Potential new therapeutic target for inflammatory diseases such as lupus, sepsis
Dublin | March 9, 2023 8:34:12 PM IST
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin's School of Biochemistry and Immunology in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute have made an important breakthrough in understanding what goes wrong in our bodies during the progression of inflammatory diseases, u ... read..

Depression symptoms may raise risk of stroke: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 8:05:51 PM IST
According to a study published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, those who have depression symptoms might be at an elevated risk of suffering a stroke. ... read..

C-reactive protein reduces immune response in inflammatory disease
Linkoping | March 9, 2023 8:05:27 PM IST
C-reactive protein (CRP) biological function has long been unknown. Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have discovered that this protein is beneficial in the inflammatory disease systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE. According to the study publi ... read..

Natural peptides may tackle 'root cause' of obesity-related conditions
Birmingham | March 9, 2023 7:04:21 PM IST
According to new research, a peptide (small protein) called PEPITEM could provide a game-changing approach to lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related diseases like hepatic steatosis (fatty liver). ... read..

Low-dose radiation is linked to a higher lifetime risk of heart disease: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 4:05:26 PM IST
A study of the most recent evidence published today in The BMJ reveals that low doses of ionising radiation are related to a slightly elevated excess risk of heart disease. ... read..

Little deterioration in mental health linked to pandemic: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 4:05:24 PM IST
According to a study published in The BMJ, mental health in the general population has not altered much throughout the covid-19 pandemic compared to pre-pandemic levels. ... read..

Research shows small differences in mom's behavior may show up in child's epigenome
Washington | March 9, 2023 3:04:06 PM IST
A new study links neutral maternal behaviour toward infants with an epigenetic change in children related to stress response. ... read..

Now a simple blood test may help detect anxiety
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:45:15 AM IST
US researchers have successfully developed a blood test for anxiety that examines biomarkers to help doctors objectively determine a person's risk for developing anxiety, its severity and therapies best suited for them. ... read..

Artificial human skin paves the way to new skin cancer therapy: Research
Copenhagen | March 9, 2023 12:05:28 AM IST
By using artificial human skin, a research group from the University of Copenhagen has managed to block invasive growth in a skin cancer model. ... read..

Childhood respiratory illness associated with higher risk of death in adulthood
Washington | March 9, 2023 12:05:26 AM IST
According to new research, having a lower respiratory tract infection as a kid increases the chance of dying from respiratory disease as an adult. ... read..

Men over 65 are at higher risk of skull fractures from falls than women: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 12:05:07 AM IST
More than 3 million adults aged 65 and older are treated in emergency rooms every year due to fall injuries. Head trauma is the most common source of significant injury, with skull fractures being a serious result. Females account for 58 per cent of all f ... read..

Mobile gadgets divert teens' attention from bad thoughts before sleep: Research
Adelaide | March 8, 2023 10:04:08 PM IST
According to new Flinders University research, overuse of mobile devices has a bad rap, but one advantage may be their capacity to provide a distraction and improve teens' ability to sleep. ... read..

Group of neurons responsible for behavioural problems caused by chronic stress: Study
Atlanta | March 8, 2023 9:34:11 PM IST
Chronic stress can impact our behaviour, leading to problems like depression, reduced interest in things that previously brought us pleasure, even PTSD. ... read..

Children at risk for autism struggle to notice mismatched audio, video: Research
Washington | March 8, 2023 3:04:22 PM IST
Rutgers research that may eventually enable far earlier autism diagnoses shows that typically developing infants perceive audio-video synchrony better than high-risk for autism infants. ... read..

Study finds poor sleep linked to years of poor cardiovascular health
Washington | March 8, 2023 3:04:18 PM IST
According to a new study led by researchers at the University of Sydney in collaboration with Southern Denmark University, poor sleep could lead to between two and seven years worth of heightened heart disease risk and even premature death. ... read..

Delhi HC permits woman undergo termination of abnormal foetus
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The Delhi High court on Tuesday allowed a woman undergo termination of 27-week pregnancy, after the foetus was found to suffer from cardiac abnormality. ... read..

Did Fauci commission paper used to debunk Covid lab leak theory?
Washington | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
A February 2020 science paper that debunked the Covid lab leak theory was commissioned by former White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to the US House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. ... read..

Imagining recent meal as larger than reality might reduce snacking: Research
Cambridge | March 8, 2023 12:05:31 AM IST
The 'meal-recall effect,' or recalling a recent meal, can limit the amount of food a person would consume later. The effect on meal-recall effect of believing that a recent meal was twice as big and satisfying as reality or recalling a recent meal in deta ... read..

Perception of time linked to heartbeat: Study
Washington | March 7, 2023 11:04:49 PM IST
How long does the present last? The answer, according to Cornell University researchers in a recent study, is dependent on your heart. They discovered that our perception of time is not continuous and can extend or decrease with each heartbeat. ... read..

Study finds diabetes incidence rates continue to increase in children, young adults
Washington | March 7, 2023 4:05:07 PM IST
New findings from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine confirm that the rates of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes continue to increase in children and young adults. Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic children and young adults also had higher in ... read..

Three-layer healthcare infra to come up for Char Dham yatra pilgrims
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 4:15:10 AM IST
The government is soon going to create a strong health support and emergency management infrastructure for the pilgrims embarking on Cham Dham yatra from across the country. ... read..

Need to adopt focused approach to impart best pharmacy education: MoS Health
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:14 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Health Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar on Monday underlined the need to adopt focused approach to impart the best pharmacy education in line with the latest developments. ... read..

Ethno-vet medicines can reduce cattle treatment cost sharply: NDDB chairman
Kochi | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Popularisation of ethno-veterinary medicines has helped substantially reduce antibiotic use in the dairy sector by almost 84 per cent and resulted in sharp reduction of the overall cattle treatment cost, said the Chairman of National Dairy Development Boa ... read..

Erratic sleep pattern may raise your risk of heart attack: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:12 AM IST
Losing sleep anytime can be a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, finds a study that stressed on the importance of maintaining a consistent sleep pattern. ... read..

New robotic arm to 3D bioprint directly on organs inside human body
Sydney | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Australian researchers have developed a miniature and flexible soft robotic arm which could be used to 3D print biomaterial directly onto organs inside a person's body. ... read..

Kerala rights panel seeks report on rehabilitation of 164 cured of mental illness
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Kerala State Human Rights Commission Chairman Justice Antony Dominic (retd), taking up suo moto the case of 164 people cured of their mental illness but still kept in three state-run mental hospitals, on Monday directed the state government to give a repo ... read..

Researchers reveal why some tumour cells become resistant to chemotherapy
Sydney | March 6, 2023 4:35:56 PM IST
According to recent research led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, cancer cells have an inbuilt randomness in their capacity to respond to chemotherapy, which is another weapon in their treatment resistance toolbox. ... read..

Precarious works associated with high BMI: Reserach
Chicago | March 6, 2023 3:34:31 PM IST
A study from the University of Illinois Chicago links precarious work with increases in body mass index. The study adds to a growing body of evidence that precarious work may contribute to poor health outcomes. ... read..

B'luru: Cyclothon organised to create awareness on kidney health
Bengaluru | Monday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
To create awareness on kidney health, the Manipal Hospitals in Bengaluru organised a second edition -- bean-shaped (kidney) Cyclothon 2.0 in Bengaluru on Sunday. ... read..

Read how non-surgical treatment helps to reduce knee pain for adults over 50
Washington | March 6, 2023 12:04:24 AM IST
If you are suffering from knee pain then we have got you covered. Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee that can significantly reduce pain, especially for adults who ar ... read..

Study shows taking vitamin D might help prevent dementia
Calgary | March 6, 2023 12:04:22 AM IST
As per a study, taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. ... read..

Spinal cord stimulation can benefit patients with diabetic neuropathy: Study
Minneapolis | March 5, 2023 10:03:38 PM IST
According to a new study, diabetes-related nerve damage, or diabetic neuropathy, can cause pain and numbness, most commonly in the hands and feet. Diabetic neuropathy is a painful condition that affects around 25% of the 37 million Americans who have diab ... read..

Intake of Vitamin D might help preventing dementia: Research
Calgary | March 5, 2023 8:04:37 PM IST
According to a recent large-scale study, taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Canada and the University of Exeter in the UK explored the relationship between vitami ... read..

Loneliness leads to risk of mental health issues during pregnancy: Study
London | March 5, 2023 5:04:47 PM IST
Loneliness frequently causes depression in expecting and new moms, according to a recent study conducted by UCL experts. ... read..

Scissor in Stomach: Woman calls off protest after minister assures action
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A woman in Kerala who was protesting against the Kozhikode Medical College hospital after a scissor was left behind in her stomach during delivery in 2017 -- an episode for which she blamed the hospital authorities who in turn denied any negligence, calle ... read..

Mandaviya unveils 'India's Vaccine Growth Story' at World Book Fair
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday released a book titled "India's Vaccine Growth Story - From Cowpox to Vaccine Maitri" at the World Book Fair here at Pragati Maidan. ... read..

Influenza A subtype H3N2 major cause of current respiratory illness: ICMR (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the Influenza A subtype H3N2 is the major cause of current respiratory illness in the country. ... read..

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