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Study reveals how viral infections interact with human bodies
Washington DC | January 20, 2024 7:55:26 PM IST
Much of our understanding of viral respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19 and influenza is based on investigations of symptomatic patients. A new longitudinal study of symptomatic, asymptomatic, and mild illnesses conducted by Columbia University research ... read..


Obsessive-compulsive disorder linked to increased risk of death: Study
Washington DC | January 18, 2024 6:54:31 PM IST
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) could be more likely to die from both natural and unnatural causes than those without the illness, according to a Swedish study published in The BMJ. ... read..


Novel treatment strategy found for cytokine storm
Tokyo | January 17, 2024 4:24:59 PM IST
Researchers from Osaka University have discovered a novel treatment strategy for cytokine storm, a serious inflammatory syndrome triggered by an infection or severe burn. ... read..


Men with enlarged breast tissue may be at heightened risk of death: Study
Los Angeles | January 17, 2024 1:24:27 PM IST
Men with enlarged breast tissue that is not caused by extra weight--a condition medically known as gynecomastia--may be at an increased risk of dying before the age of 75, according to the first study of its kind, published in the journal BMJ. ... read..


Stress has propensity to increase inflammation in body, linked to metabolic syndrome: Study
Columbus | January 16, 2024 7:22:50 PM IST
Lifestyle and genetics, as well as a variety of other factors both within and outside of our control, have been linked to the development of metabolic syndrome, a group of diseases that increase the risk of major health problems. ... read..


Study finds stress management could reduce biological risk
Ohio | January 14, 2024 11:53:47 PM IST
Lifestyle and genetics, as well as a variety of other variables both within and outside of our control, have been linked to the development of metabolic syndrome, a group of diseases that raise the risk of major health issues. ... read..


Obesity connected to detection of blood cancer precursor: Study
Washington, | January 14, 2024 11:53:16 PM IST
According to a recent study, there is a higher likelihood of monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS), a benign blood disorder that frequently occurs before multiple myeloma, among obese individuals. ... read..


Incontinence in women might point to future disability: Research
Washington DC | January 14, 2024 4:52:55 PM IST
If you are one of the 30 to 50 per cent of women who suffer from urine incontinence, new research reveals that it may become a major health problem. ... read..


Loss of cells in pancreas in elderly might cause age-related diabetes: Research
Tokyo | January 14, 2024 3:52:05 PM IST
Tokyo Metropolitan University researchers investigated pancreatic islet cell loss (ICL) in persons who had no prior pancreatic issues. They discovered major trends in the types of cells lost owing to islet cell loss in different age groups and sexes, conc ... read..


Do you know cancer immunotherapy can cause colitis? Study reveals
Michigan | January 13, 2024 11:57:41 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Centre discovered a mechanism connected to serious gastrointestinal problems following immune-based cancer treatment. ... read..


Study shows blood flow changes in eyes could influence visual symptoms of migraines
Washington DC | January 13, 2024 3:51:59 PM IST
A new study has shown that fluctuations in blood flow in the retina could explain why certain migraine patients experience visual abnormalities. ... read..


Study reveals how bariatric surgery slows cognitive decline for obese people
Michigan | January 13, 2024 3:51:46 PM IST
Obesity, which has been related to cognitive impairment and dementia, is expected to impact up to half of all adults in the United States within the next decade. ... read..


Excessive optimism is associated with poor cognitive abilities: Study
England | January 13, 2024 1:53:50 PM IST
Optimistic thinking has long been immortalised in self-help books as the road to joy, good health, and longevity; nevertheless, it may also lead to poor decision-making, with major consequences for people's financial well-being. ... read..


Perinatal depression linked to higher risk of death: Study
Washington DC | January 11, 2024 5:53:08 PM IST
Women who experience depression during or after pregnancy are more likely to die from both natural and unnatural causes, according to a recent study of childbirth in Sweden published in The British Medical Journal. The increased risk peaks in the month fo ... read..


Study highlights mobile methadone units are impactful in rural areas
Los Angeles | January 9, 2024 11:52:44 PM IST
While mobile methadone units help to increase methadone use among patients with opioid addictions, a study suggested that they will have the greatest benefit in rural areas. ... read..


Researchers give new insight into tuberculosis treatment
Cologne | January 8, 2024 11:22:15 PM IST
Researchers discovered new antibiotic molecules that target Mycobacterium tuberculosis and make it less pathogenic for humans in collaboration with research partners in Germany and France. Furthermore, some of the found compounds may enable the re-treatme ... read..


Excessive optimism linked with lower cognitive abilities: Study
England | January 8, 2024 9:21:48 PM IST
Optimistic thinking has long been immortalized in self-help books as the way to pleasure, good health, and longevity, but it may also lead to bad decision-making, with major consequences for people's financial well-being. ... read..


Study finds why cancer immunotherapy can cause colitis
Michigan | January 8, 2024 4:20:49 PM IST
A mechanism linked to severe gastrointestinal issues during immune-based cancer treatment has been discovered by researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Centre. ... read..


Blood flow changes in eyes may influence visual symptoms of migraines: Study
Washington DC | January 8, 2024 1:20:21 PM IST
A new study has discovered that variations in blood flow in the retina may explain why certain migraine patients have visual disturbances. ... read..


Study gives insights into how disrupted sleep cause memory, thinking problems
Los Angeles | January 8, 2024 12:22:02 AM IST
According to a new study, persons who have more disrupted sleep in their 30s and 40s are more likely to suffer memory and cognitive difficulties a decade later. ... read..


Bipolar disorder is connected to early death: Study
Washington DC | January 7, 2024 11:21:37 PM IST
Living with bipolar disorder, a serious mental illness that can cause both manic and depressed mood swings, can be challenging. ... read..


Study shows disrupted sleep might cause memory, thinking problems
Los Angeles | January 7, 2024 1:21:22 PM IST
According to a recent study published online in Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people who have more disrupted sleep in their 30s and 40s are more likely to suffer memory and cognitive difficulties a decade later. ... read..


Study reveals how hearing loss increases risk of dementia
Odense | January 7, 2024 1:21:13 PM IST
People with hearing impairments consume more energy while listening. Other cognitive functions suffer as a result of the excess energy. Cognitive functions are the brain processes that allow us to think and solve problems. ... read..


Healthy omega-3 fats may slow deadly pulmonary fibrosis: Study
Washington, DC | January 6, 2024 10:52:01 AM IST
Could the healthy fats found in nuts and fish help to slow the progression of potentially fatal lung scarring known as pulmonary fibrosis and hence postpone the need for lung transplants? ... read..


Study finds how two forms of CBT are useful in fibromyalgia treatment
Solna | January 6, 2024 10:51:48 AM IST
According to a study, there do not appear to be any substantial differences in the treatment of fibromyalgia between so-called exposure-based CBT and standard CBT. ... read..


Bipolar disorder linked to early death: Research
Washington DC | January 5, 2024 11:51:50 PM IST
Living with bipolar disorder, a serious mental condition that can produce both manic and depressive mood swings, can be difficult. ... read..


Study finds how hearing loss raises risk of dementia
Odense | January 5, 2024 9:51:21 PM IST
People with hearing loss use more energy listening. Other cognitive functions suffer as a result of this extra energy. Cognitive functions are the mental processes in the brain that allow us to think and solve issues. ... read..


Liraglutide increases insulin sensitivity without causing weight loss: Study
Los Angeles | January 5, 2024 3:50:26 PM IST
Research published in 'Diabetes' showed that a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) agonist, a kind of medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity, can lead to a quick increase in insulin sensitivity. ... read..


Did you know exercise can boost brain health?
Washington | January 4, 2024 10:50:56 PM IST
A group of clinical researchers from the Brain Health Center at Providence Saint John's Health Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute participated in an international study that found an intriguing correlation between regular exercise and improved brain ... read..


Study suggests new approach for evaluating muscle coordination, fatigue
Chiba | January 4, 2024 9:51:54 PM IST
Surface electromyography (sEMG) is a conventional technique for measuring muscle electrical activity during exercise. This strategy has been used for over 70 years and consists of two conventional procedures. The first uses a pair of electrodes (metals th ... read..


Hearing aids may help individuals live longer: Study
Los Angeles | January 4, 2024 1:51:38 PM IST
According to statistics, nearly 40 million American adults suffer from hearing loss, yet barely one in ten people who require hearing aids use them. ... read..


Research shows perceived time has an actual effect on physical healing
Washington DC | January 2, 2024 10:21:22 PM IST
According to new research by Harvard psychologists Peter Aungle and Ellen Langer, perceived time has a major impact on the real-time it takes to heal physical wounds. ... read..


Study finds how type of allergy remedy help treat lung cancer
New York | January 2, 2024 4:20:45 PM IST
Researchers at Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine have discovered an allergy route that, when inhibited, activates antitumor immunity in animal models of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ... read..


Light exercise can be key to reducing childhood obesity linked to inactivity
England | January 2, 2024 12:20:23 AM IST
Childhood obesity is directly connected to increased sedentary time as a youngster through puberty, but new research has discovered that mild physical activity can totally reverse the negative trend. ... read..


Artificial intelligence decreases barrier to treating ultrasonic brain illness
Sejong | December 28, 2023 11:50:33 PM IST
Focused ultrasound technology is a non-invasive therapy procedure that employs ultrasound energy to treat neurological problems by focusing it on a few millimetres of the brain, even deep regions, without opening the skull. It has been used to treat a var ... read..


Study finds stomach bug that may raise risk of Alzheimer's disease
Washington DC | December 28, 2023 10:51:13 PM IST
According to new research, a common gut bacteria found in two-thirds of the world's population may be connected to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. ... read..


Researchers discover new potential of artificial DNA
California | December 28, 2023 8:52:36 PM IST
The genetic alphabet is made up of only four letters, which represent the four nucleotides, the molecular building units that make up all DNA. Scientists have long wondered if it is conceivable to add new letters to the alphabet by synthesising new nucleo ... read..


Addressing health, lifestyle variables might minimise the risk of young-onset dementia: Study
England | December 27, 2023 3:51:25 AM IST
A wide range of risk factors for young-onset dementia have been found by researchers. The findings call into question the concept that genetics is the only cause of the disease, paving the way for novel preventative techniques. ... read..


Exposure to home pollutants could decrease chance of getting pregnant: Study
Washington DC | December 24, 2023 12:20:04 AM IST
According to a study conducted by an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, exposure to phthalates, a group of plasticizing and solvent compounds found in many household objects, was connected with a lowe ... read..


Study reveals psilocybin-assisted therapy lessens depressive symptoms in adults with cancer, depression
New Jersey | December 23, 2023 4:20:26 PM IST
According to a phase II clinical study, psilocybin, a hallucinogenic chemical found in several mushrooms of the genus Psilocybe, may help persons suffering from cancer and severe depression. ... read..


Study shows sleep deprivation makes us less happy, more anxious
Washington DC | December 22, 2023 11:21:41 PM IST
Sleep deprivation does more than just make us sleepy. According to a study released by the American Psychological Association that synthesised more than 50 years of research on sleep deprivation and mood, it may hinder our emotional functioning, diminish ... read..


AI creates proteins with high binding strengths
Washington | December 19, 2023 12:20:35 AM IST
A recent study published in Nature describes an AI-driven advancement in biotechnology with implications for medication discovery, disease diagnosis, and environmental monitoring. ... read..


Breathing in sleep affects memory processes: Study
Bavaria | December 19, 2023 12:20:12 AM IST
How are memories formed when sleeping? Research led by Dr Thomas Schreiner, head of the Emmy Noether junior research group at LMU's Department of Psychology, demonstrated a direct relationship between the emergence of certain sleep-related brain activity ... read..


Psilocybin-assisted therapy reduces depressive symptoms in adults with cancer, depression: Study
New Jersey | December 18, 2023 9:21:12 PM IST
A phase II clinical research indicated that psilocybin, a hallucinogenic substance found in some mushrooms of the genus Psiloybe, may aid people suffering from cancer and serious depression. When trial participants were interviewed at the end of the exper ... read..


Researchers give more insight into how new genes arise from nothing
Washington DC | December 16, 2023 11:51:27 PM IST
The DNA of living species encode their complexity, but where do these genes come from? The University of Helsinki researchers answered long-standing problems about the development of small regulatory genes and described a way for generating their DNA pali ... read..


Tripura: Govt initated efforts to boost logistic support in hospitals
| December 12, 2023 6:51:09 AM IST
Agartala (Tripura) [India], December 12 (ANI) In a move to enhance the healthcare system, the state government has initiated efforts to boost logistic support in hospitals and will soon introduce four additional super specialty services at GB Pant Hospita ... read..


Researchers identify potential treatment target for genetic type of epilepsy
London | December 11, 2023 11:50:58 PM IST
A team of researchers discovered a possible target for treating a hereditary form of epilepsy. The findings of the study published in Nature Communications, Francis Crick Institute, UCL and MSD researchers examined mice that lacked the Cdkl5 gene and used ... read..


Diabetes medicine may lower risk for colorectal cancer: Study
Washington DC | December 11, 2023 8:50:19 PM IST
A revolutionary study by Case Western Reserve University researchers reveals that a class of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes may also lower the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). ... read..


After Covid-19, advanced MRI technology detects alterations in brain: Study
Linkoping | December 11, 2023 7:49:36 PM IST
Researchers from Linkoping University in Sweden analysed the brains of 16 people who had previously been hospitalised for Covid-19 and still had symptoms. They discovered changes in brain tissue structure between patients who experienced persistent sympto ... read..


Using near-infrared spectroscopy to study how baby brain responds to touch
Tokyo | December 11, 2023 7:49:24 PM IST
Tokyo Metropolitan University researchers have studied how an infant's brain reacts to touch based on the amount of oxygenated haemoglobin in their blood. They discovered that while the amount of variation in levels over time changes with infant age, the ... read..


Five minutes of physical can be valuable in late-stage lung cancer: Study
Perth | December 10, 2023 4:22:21 PM IST
Lung cancer affects more individuals each year than any other malignancy. Nonetheless, a new study led by Curtin University revealed that people with incurable forms of the condition may survive longer if they engage in less than five minutes of physical ... read..


Neck muscle inflammation primary cause of headache: Study
Chicago | December 9, 2023 11:51:07 PM IST
Researchers disclosed genuine proof of how the neck muscles are implicated in primary headaches in a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The findings could lead to improved treatments. ... read..


Study shows eye scans offer important information regarding kidney health
Washington DC | December 9, 2023 11:51:02 PM IST
According to research, 3D eye scans can provide vital information about kidney health and help track disease progression. ... read..


Vitamin D supplements do not protect children bones from fracture: Study
California | December 9, 2023 11:50:37 PM IST
Vitamin D supplements do not strengthen bones or protect children with vitamin D deficiency from fractures, according to a large clinical trial undertaken by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Queen Mary University of London. ... read..


Eating within 10-hour window is good for health, finds study
London | December 9, 2023 4:51:37 PM IST
According to new findings from the largest UK community research project, eating within a 10-hour window improves mood, energy, and hunger. ... read..


Research shows specific genetic variant can help prevent obesity
Washington DC | December 8, 2023 7:52:53 PM IST
A preclinical study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers reveals that a certain human genetic variant of a receptor that increases insulin release may help individuals be more resistant to obesity. The researchers revealed that this version ope ... read..


Protein present in brain associated with frontotemporal dementia: Study
Indianapolis | December 8, 2023 3:52:38 PM IST
A protein present in the brains of patients suffering from frontotemporal dementia (FTD) has been identified by an international team of researchers, which includes specialists from Indiana University School of Medicine. This finding opens up a new target ... read..


Study finds how surgery beneficial is for some children with mild sleep-disordered breathing
New York | December 5, 2023 11:51:09 PM IST
Researchers discovered that surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children with snoring and minor breathing issues during sleep seemed to enhance their sleep, quality of life, and blood pressure a year after surgery. ... read..


Eye scans provide vital information about kidney health: Study
Washington DC | December 5, 2023 4:51:26 PM IST
According to studies, 3D eye scans can give critical information about kidney health that can assist in tracking disease progression. ... read..


Wearable ultrasound monitors can help with injury rehabilitation: Study
New York | December 5, 2023 3:51:22 PM IST
Every year, millions of people suffer from musculoskeletal injuries, and the healing process is typically lengthy and arduous with patients usually undergoing therapy as they gradually regain muscle strength when the injuries heal. ... read..


Mental health crisis emphasises access issues: Study
Massachusetts | December 5, 2023 3:51:01 PM IST
According to the American Psychological Association's 2023 Practitioner Pulse Survey, the ongoing mental health crisis is posing substantial obstacles for many psychologists as they deal with increased demand from patients coming with increasingly severe ... read..


Research shows diet has significant impact on risk of Alzheimer's disease
California | December 5, 2023 3:50:47 PM IST
In a detailed study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Diet's Role in Modifying risk of Alzheimer's Disease: History and Present Understanding, we can finally discover which diets are useful in lowering the chance of getting Alzheimer's dise ... read..


Do you know brain waves present during sleep can protect against epileptic activity? Study finds
England | December 3, 2023 10:50:58 PM IST
According to a recent study headed by UCL researchers, slow waves, which are generally only present in the brain during sleep, are also present while patients with epilepsy are awake and may guard against the condition's heightened brain excitability. ... read..


Study finds complex relationship between lipids and cholelithiasis
California | December 3, 2023 7:49:54 PM IST
A study published in the journal Gut offers light on the complex relationship between serum lipids, lipid-modifying targets, and cholelithiasis, a common disease characterised by gallstone formation. ... read..


Researchers shed light on how to restore nerve cells after injury
La Jolla (California) | December 3, 2023 7:49:51 PM IST
More than 3 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy each year, a condition in which nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord are destroyed, resulting in pain and loss of feeling in the affected areas. ... read..


Radiation treatment could be used to treat heart failure: Study
Washington DC | December 3, 2023 2:50:47 PM IST
Cardiologists and radiation oncologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis pioneered the use of radiation therapy, a cancer-fighting technique, to treat patients with ventricular tachycardia, a potentially fatal abnormal heartbeat. ... read..


Common headaches associated with neck inflammation: Research
Chicago | December 3, 2023 2:50:24 PM IST
According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers revealed actual evidence of how the neck muscles are involved in primary headaches. The insights could lead to better treatments. ... read..


Vitamin D medicine do not protect children from bone fractures: Study
Washington DC | December 2, 2023 11:51:26 PM IST
A large clinical research sponsored by Queen Mary University of London and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discovered that vitamin D supplementation do not strengthen bone strength or prevent bone fractures in vitamin D-deficient youngsters. ... read..


Meditation training can support wellbeing in older people: Research
Washington DC | December 2, 2023 11:51:14 PM IST
An 18-month meditation programme can increase the well-being of older persons, according to a new randomised controlled trial led by an international team co-directed by UCL. ... read..


Researchers find link between adverse childhood experiences, muscle dysmorphia
Washington | December 2, 2023 12:20:12 AM IST
Adolescents and young adults who had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) prior to the age of 18 were shown to have a much higher likelihood of exhibiting signs of muscle dysmorphia, according to a recent study. ... read..


Brain waves detected during sleep can protect against epileptic activity: Study
England | November 30, 2023 11:21:38 PM IST
Slow waves, which are normally only present in the brain during sleep, are also present when awake in patients with epilepsy and may protect against the condition's heightened brain excitability, according to a new study led by UCL researchers. ... read..


High 'good cholesterol' levels are linked to increased risk of dementia: Study
California | November 30, 2023 4:51:37 PM IST
An increased risk of dementia in older persons has been linked to abnormally high levels of HDL-C, also referred to as good cholesterol, according to a Monash University-led study. ... read..


One in seven male gym goers consider impact on fertility: Research
Washington DC | November 29, 2023 7:19:42 PM IST
According to a new study, young male gym goers are mostly unaware of the implications of their lifestyle on their fertility. ... read..


Common headaches linked to neck inflammation: Research
Chicago | November 29, 2023 6:18:45 PM IST
According to a study presented at the annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers discovered empirical evidence of how the neck muscles are implicated in primary headaches. The discoveries may lead to better treatmen ... read..


Study sheds light on link between neuroinflammation, Alzheimer's disease
Massachusetts | November 29, 2023 4:20:15 PM IST
Researchers discovered how genetic abnormalities in particular types of brain cells may lead to the inflammatory response found in Alzheimer's disease. ... read..


Study finds three genes associated with neurodevelopmental disorders
California | November 28, 2023 11:21:01 PM IST
An international research team led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) experts has discovered how three unique genes cause neurodevelopmental problems. ... read..


Hair care product chemicals can remain in surprising concentrations in air
Indiana | November 28, 2023 11:20:49 PM IST
According to Purdue University researchers, the normal morning routine for many Americans includes inhaling several milligrams of pollutants that may be hazardous to their health. ... read..


Radiation therapy could be used to treat heart failure: Study
Washington DC | November 28, 2023 11:20:21 PM IST
Cardiologists and radiation oncologists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis pioneered the use of radiation therapy -- a tactic generally employed against cancer -- to treat patients with ventricular tachycardia, a potentially fatal ... read..


Scientists uncover promising treatment target for heart arrhythmias
California | November 28, 2023 1:48:12 AM IST
A new signalling mechanism associated with the development of ventricular fibrillation, a kind of arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat, has been uncovered in a study headed by Guadalupe Sabio and Jose Jalife at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiova ... read..


Study finds how stronger quadriceps can prevent knee replacement surgery
Chicago | November 27, 2023 11:48:25 PM IST
According to a study, stronger quadriceps muscles in comparison to hamstrings may reduce the risk of total knee replacement. The findings, according to the researchers, could help shape strength-training programmes for persons with advanced knee arthritis ... read..


Newborn babies can detect beat in music: Study
California | November 27, 2023 11:47:35 PM IST
According to new research, newborn babies can detect beats in music. ... read..


Therapy to treat rare, hereditary diseases
Gjovik | November 25, 2023 12:24:37 AM IST
Over many decades, much study has been conducted on diseases that affect big populations, such as cancer and heart disease. As a result of long-term research efforts on diseases that affect a large number of people, therapeutic approaches have vastly impr ... read..


People suffering from work addiction feel ill even when they are working: Study
Washington DC | November 24, 2023 4:50:13 PM IST
Workaholics' moods are generally worse than those of other people, even while they are engaged in the thing that they are most passionate about; their work. Workaholism is similar to other addictions such as gambling or alcoholism. ... read..


Study finds Y-chromosome impact genetic basis of digestive problems
California | November 24, 2023 12:19:25 AM IST
The entire sequencing of the human Y chromosome is a huge milestone in human genetics, opening up new paths for research into digestive ailments. ... read..


Blood transfusion requirements are decreased with iron infusion prior to bowel surgery
California | November 24, 2023 12:19:10 AM IST
According to an analysis undertaken by experts from UCL and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, a change in clinical practice would have clear benefits for patients undergoing major bowel surgery. ... read..


Anti-rheumatic medicines may be able to prevent thyroid illness
Montreal | November 22, 2023 11:23:01 PM IST
According to a new observational study, anti-rheumatic medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis may help reduce the development of autoimmune thyroid disease. ... read..


Coffee grounds can help prevent neurological disorders
Texas | November 22, 2023 3:17:57 AM IST
Millions of people in the United States are affected by neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's, and the expense of caring for persons with these conditions totals hundreds of billions of dollars each year. ... read..


Poor food choices contribute to poor mental health, risk of diabetes: Study
Washington DC | November 21, 2023 1:48:08 PM IST
According to the Centers for Disease Control, people with diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) are two to three times more likely to suffer from depression than those who do not. ... read..


Study finds how hidden belly fat in midlife is connected with Alzheimer's disease
Illinois | November 20, 2023 8:48:06 PM IST
The development of Alzheimer's disease is associated with higher levels of visceral belly fat in midlife, according to research that will be presented next week at the annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Fat around the i ... read..


Researchers develop ultrasound patch to measure how full bladder is
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | November 19, 2023 8:52:14 PM IST
MIT researchers have developed a patch-like wearable ultrasound monitor that can inspect organs within the body without the necessity of an ultrasound operator or the application of the gel. ... read..


Hunger hormones impact decision-making brain area to drive behaviour: Study
London | November 19, 2023 7:47:37 PM IST
According to a recent study by UCL (University College London) researchers, a hunger hormone produced in the gut can directly influence a decision-making area of the brain. ... read..


Researchers find genetic variants linked to uncommon, deadly illness
Tokyo | November 18, 2023 11:49:43 PM IST
To make matters worse, most diseases have unknown genetic origins. Genetic variants are the source of many illnesses. ... read..


Long-term sleep deprivation increases women's insulin resistance
Washington DC | November 18, 2023 6:49:51 PM IST
According to a study, chronic sleep deprivation can increase insulin resistance in otherwise healthy women, with postmenopausal women experiencing more severe effects. ... read..


Research shows fasting for 14 hours improves mood, sleep, hunger
London | November 18, 2023 4:47:52 PM IST
According to new data from the largest UK community research study of its kind, eating within a 10-hour window has positive health benefits in terms of mood, energy and hunger. ... read..


Research reveals how climate change could affect brain
Washington | November 18, 2023 3:48:19 PM IST
A new aspect of climate change's destruction is emerging: how global warming affects the human brain. ... read..


Discovery of haemoglobin in epidermis throws light on skin's protective features: Study
California | November 18, 2023 1:51:03 AM IST
Researchers have discovered that haemoglobin, a protein found in red blood cells that binds oxygen, is also present in the epidermis, our skin's outermost bodily tissue. ... read..


New cancer therapy appears to be effective against TB
Washington DC | November 17, 2023 3:51:40 PM IST
A promising new cancer treatment appears to be particularly effective against one of the world's most lethal infectious illnesses, tuberculosis (TB). ... read..


Research shows children's brains are shaped by their time on tech devices
Washington DC | November 17, 2023 2:51:38 PM IST
According to a review of 23 years of neuroimaging research, time spent watching television or playing computer games has significant and long-term consequences on children's brain function, which while showing adverse effects also demonstrates some positi ... read..


Research shows air cleaners don't stop you getting sick
Washington DC | November 17, 2023 2:51:28 PM IST
According to new research from the University of East Anglia, air filtration systems do not reduce the risk of contracting viral illnesses. ... read..


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