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Specific gut bacteria raise risk of severe malaria: Research
Indianapolis | October 30, 2023 11:20:10 PM IST
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have found many types of bacteria that, when present in the stomach, are associated with an elevated risk of getting severe malaria in humans and mice. Their findings, which were recently published in N ... read..


Study reveals improving deep sleep can prevent dementia
Washington DC | October 30, 2023 11:20:00 PM IST
According to one study, a 1% loss in deep sleep each year for persons over 60 years old translates into a 27% higher chance of dementia. The study also suggests that improving or maintaining deep sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep, in older years may he ... read..


Research reveals Intermittent fasting is safe, beneficial for Type 2 diabetics
Washington DC | October 29, 2023 10:49:34 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Chicago have shown that intermittent fasting, sometimes referred to as time-restricted eating, might help persons with Type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels and lose weight. ... read..


Research indicates that individuals with severe mental illness have 50 per cent higher chance of dying after contracting COVID-19
London | October 29, 2023 12:17:04 AM IST
People with severe mental illness have a higher chance of dying from any cause after catching COVID-19 than people without such a condition, according to new research from King's College London. ... read..


Study shows that gut fungus has a long-term impact on the immunological response to severe COVID-19
New York | October 28, 2023 11:16:48 PM IST
According to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, specific gut-dwelling fungi thrive in severe cases of COVID-19, exacerbating the disease's extreme inflammation while also causing long-term immune system changes. ... read..


Children as young as four consume more when they are bored, find researchers
Washington DC | October 28, 2023 11:16:25 PM IST
Researchers from Aston University discovered that youngsters as young as four years old consume 79% more calories when bored than when they are not bored. ... read..


Brain structural alterations and increased dementia risk are associated with traffic proximity: Study:
Washington DC | October 28, 2023 11:16:12 PM IST
According to an important study undertaken in China and the United Kingdom, living near major highways is associated with an increased risk of dementia and changes in brain structure, owing mostly to traffic-related air pollution. ... read..


How broccoli and sprouts are useful? Find out
Osaka | October 28, 2023 10:19:44 PM IST
Remember how your parents used to tell you to "eat your greens, they are good for you"? They had a brilliant idea, for sure. Broccoli, one of the most popular vegetables in the United States, and other cruciferous vegetables are associated with a lower ri ... read..


Rare lungs cells play important role in cystic fibrosis: Study
Iowa | October 28, 2023 10:17:05 AM IST
A new study from the University of Iowa found that pulmonary ionocytes, which are rare lung cells, aid in the absorption of water and salt from the airway surface. This cell behaviour is the polar opposite of what was expected, and it could have implicati ... read..


Heated yoga could help treat depression: Study
Boston | October 28, 2023 10:17:02 AM IST
Those who participated in heated yoga sessions had significantly reduced depressive symptoms than those who did not in a randomised controlled clinical trial of people with moderate-to-severe depression, according to new research. ... read..


Researchers develop hydrogel that improves healing of skin lesions in diabetics
Washington | October 28, 2023 12:21:09 AM IST
Researchers have discovered a low-cost anti-inflammatory hydrogel that could one day be used to treat persistent skin lesions such as those observed in diabetics. ... read..


Intermittent fasting is safe, beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes: Research
Washington DC | October 27, 2023 11:19:46 PM IST
According to a new study published in JAMA Network Open by researchers at the University of IllinoisChicago, time-restricted eating, often known as intermittent fasting, can help people with Type 2 diabetes lose weight and control their blood sugar levels ... read..


Researchers find excess fluoride associated with cognitive impairment in children
Washington | October 27, 2023 3:19:09 PM IST
According to a new pilot study from Tulane University, long-term intake of water with fluoride levels well above existing drinking water regulations may be associated to cognitive deficits in children. ... read..


Food-producing fungi may produce novel probiotics: Study
Washington | October 26, 2023 9:51:02 PM IST
The food industry has utilised and chosen a variety of fungal strains due to their ability to ferment, produce flavours, or produce heterologous compounds. ... read..


New study shows menopause's effects on the workplace
Virginia | October 26, 2023 9:50:48 PM IST
A UVA Health specialist and partners have penned a comprehensive new menopause guide that sheds light on the substantial and even unexpected consequences that the "change of life" may have on women's lives, careers, and even finances. ... read..


Study finds training program may help breast cancer survivors cope with persistent chemo-brain
London | October 26, 2023 10:47:02 AM IST
A type of computerised attention and memory training can improve impaired attention and memory deficits in breast cancer patients, according to University of Reading experts. ... read..


People with serious mental illness at 50 per cent increased risk of death following COVID-19 infection: Research
London | October 25, 2023 10:50:15 PM IST
According to new research from King's College London, people with severe mental illness are more likely to die from any cause after contracting COVID-19 than those who do not have severe mental illness. ... read..


Simple blood test might help diagnose bipolar disorder: Research
Washington DC | October 25, 2023 10:50:05 PM IST
Researchers have devised a novel method for better diagnosing bipolar disorder that employs a simple blood test to identify biomarkers associated with the condition. ... read..


Daily 20-25 mins of physical activity may reduce death risk from prolonged sitting: Research
Washington DC | October 25, 2023 10:49:42 PM IST
According to research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, just 20-25 minutes of physical activity each day may be enough to offset the increased risk of death from a sedentary lifestyle. ... read..


Proximity to traffic linked to higher dementia risk, brain structural changes: Study
Washington DC | October 24, 2023 11:18:57 PM IST
According to an important study undertaken in China and the United Kingdom, living near major highways is associated with an increased risk of dementia and changes in brain structure, owing mostly to traffic-related air pollution. ... read..


Study finds how rare lungs cells play important role in cystic fibrosis
Iowa | October 24, 2023 7:18:41 PM IST
According to a new study from the University of Iowa, uncommon lung cells known as pulmonary ionocytes aid in the absorption of water and salt from the airway surface. This function of these cells is the polar opposite of what was expected, and it may hav ... read..


Heated yoga might reduce depression symptoms: Research
Boston | October 24, 2023 12:16:52 AM IST
In a randomised controlled clinical trial of people with moderate-to-severe depression, those who participated in heated yoga sessions had considerably lower depressed symptoms than those who did not, according to a new research. ... read..


Electric hair styling appliances can cause burns: Study
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 11:15:54 PM IST
Electronic hair styling products, such as curling irons, are a common cause of burn injuries in the US homes, particularly among young children, according to research presented at the 2023 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Walter E Washingto ... read..


Women who eat heart-healthy diets are less likely to suffer from cognitive decline: Study
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 10:21:56 PM IST
According to a study, women who followed blood pressure-lowering diets in their middle years were about 17 per cent less likely to suffer memory loss and other signs of cognitive decline decades later. ... read..


Researchers evaluate biological risk posed by dirt on external surfaces of sea freight
Sofia | October 22, 2023 6:15:19 PM IST
Invasive alien species, which are often mistakenly introduced by human activities, can outcompete and overwhelm native flora and fauna, driving species to extinction and disrupting ecosystem balance. ... read..


Study finds that consistent lack of sleep is associated with future depression symptoms
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 4:15:12 PM IST
A recent genetic study led by UCL (University College London) specialists suggests that sleeping less than five hours per night may raise the likelihood of developing depressive symptoms. ... read..


Cord-like aggregates of bacteria cause tuberculosis infections: Study
Massachusetts | October 20, 2023 11:48:48 PM IST
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), a deadly respiratory illness, was discovered to be capable of forming snake-like cords approximately 80 years ago. ... read..


Study reveals consistent lack of sleep linked to future depressive symptoms
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 9:48:11 PM IST
According to a new genetic study headed by UCL (University College London) experts, sleeping less than five hours per night may increase the risk of getting depressive symptoms. ... read..


Women with heart-healthy diet are less likely to experience cognitive deterioration
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 6:49:19 PM IST
A study indicates that women who followed blood pressure-lowering diets in their middle years were roughly 17 per cent less likely to report memory loss and other indicators of cognitive decline decades later. ... read..


Single vaccine that protects against three lethal coronavirus types successful in mouse trials
Washington | October 18, 2023 10:48:22 PM IST
A vaccine created by researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute that protects against three separate lethal coronaviruses has shown success in mouse trials, suggesting the potential of a pan-coronavirus vaccination. ... read..


Adults with ADHD are at higher risk of getting dementia: Research
Washington DC | October 18, 2023 9:46:15 PM IST
According to a Rutgers study, persons with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are roughly three times as likely to acquire dementia than adults without ADHD. ... read..


Pregnancy complications enhance short, long-term risk of heart disease for people with obesity: Study
Washington | October 15, 2023 3:18:24 PM IST
According to a study, obesity during early pregnancy appears to be a strong predictor of future cardiovascular disease and has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes such as high blood pressure, preeclampsia, and gestational diabetes. ... read..


Research reveals using app to practise mindfulness may benefit children's mental health
London | October 15, 2023 2:20:01 PM IST
Several studies have shown that practising mindfulness, which is defined as cultivating open-minded attention to the present moment, benefits children. Children who receive mindfulness training at school enhance their attention and behaviour, as well as t ... read..


Mental health conditions are linked to changing autism traits: Study
San Francisco | October 14, 2023 3:48:20 PM IST
A long-term study conducted by UC Davis Health researchers gives fresh light on the association between autistic features and middle childhood mental health. ... read..


Study finds new heart rhythm categorization for stroke patients
London | October 14, 2023 3:48:11 PM IST
A new study described the understanding of atrial fibrillation seen in stroke patients. According to the study, atrial fibrillation discovered after a stroke is not the same as irregular heartbeats known prior to the stroke. ... read..


Study sheds more light into type 2 diabetes diagnosis
Washington | October 14, 2023 3:47:58 PM IST
Research suggests that some patients may be able to acquire a type 2 diabetes diagnosis sooner. ... read..


Researchers give more insight into mystery of infant consciousness
Dublin | October 13, 2023 11:46:39 PM IST
An international team of researchers from Trinity College Dublin and colleagues in Australia, Germany, and the United States discovered evidence that some sort of conscious experience is present at birth, and possibly even in late pregnancy. ... read..


Study sheds more light on early interventions for Huntington's disease
Boston | October 13, 2023 10:46:34 PM IST
Huntington's disease is the most prevalent neurodegenerative ailment caused by a single gene, with motor and cognitive abnormalities as well as behavioural symptoms. There are no medicines that can stop or reverse the condition at the moment, but new rese ... read..


Researchers shed light into how traumatic memories can rewire brain
Tokyo | October 12, 2023 10:15:47 PM IST
Scientists have long wondered about the physical changes in the brain that occur when a new memory is formed. The National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) has now thrown light on this enthralling neurological conundrum. ... read..


Practicing mindfulness with app might improve children's mental health: Research
London | October 11, 2023 11:16:38 PM IST
Many studies have revealed that children benefit from practising mindfulness, which is defined as cultivating an open-minded attention to the present moment. Children who get mindfulness training at school show improvements in attention and behaviour, as ... read..


Pregnancy complications increase short, long-term cardiovascular risk for people with obesity: Study
Washington | October 11, 2023 4:16:56 PM IST
Obesity during and during early pregnancy appears to be a powerful predictor of future cardiovascular disease and has been associated with unfavourable pregnancy outcomes such as high blood pressure, preeclampsia, and gestational diabetes, according to a ... read..


Maternal obesity predicts heart disease risk better than pregnancy problems
Illinois | October 10, 2023 7:19:20 PM IST
Preeclampsia and gestational diabetes have lately been linked to an increased risk of developing heart disease later in life. A new Northwestern Medicine study, however, discovered that obesity before or during pregnancy is the true root cause of future c ... read..


Study reveals how cancer drug helps to restore immune system's ability to fight tumors
Texas | October 10, 2023 12:19:26 AM IST
A group led by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has discovered a brand-new, bio-inspired medication that restores the capability of immune cells to combat cancer. The medication increases the effectiveness of immunotherapy and inhibits tumo ... read..


Stroke could cause about 10 million deaths annually by 2050: Study
New Delhi | October 9, 2023 11:20:30 PM IST
Stroke, a highly preventable and treatable condition, could lead to nearly 10 million deaths annually by 2050, primarily affecting low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). ... read..


Teaching expecting women to form bonds with their babies
Utrecht | October 9, 2023 5:16:02 PM IST
After giving birth, up to one-third of mothers fail to form strong attachments with their children, leaving both mother and child in severe emotional distress. Researchers have now discovered that they may teach expectant moms who are at risk for postpart ... read..


Preeclampsia risk increases with faster placental development: Study
Washington DC | October 9, 2023 12:19:43 AM IST
Research revealed how heredity influences placental growth and discovered a link to an increased risk of sickness in the mother. ... read..


More insight into type 2 diabetes diagnosis: Study
Washington | October 8, 2023 8:16:13 PM IST
According to new research, some people may be able to receive a type 2 diabetes diagnosis earlier. ... read..


Researchers have discovered how our sense of smell might influence how we perceive colours
Boston | October 8, 2023 6:16:22 PM IST
Our five senses provide us with ongoing environmental information. One way our brain makes sense of this deluge of information is by combining information from two or more senses, such as scents with texture smoothness, pitch, colour, and musical dimensio ... read..


Potential new therapy could soon help those who have cancer-related fatigue
Connecticut | October 8, 2023 6:16:18 PM IST
Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) affects patients' quality of life while they are undergoing treatment and is a debilitating yet all-too-common condition. For the constellation of symptoms that make up CRF, there are currently no effective pharmaceutical trea ... read..


Women living in walkable communities have low obesity rates: Research
Washington DC | October 7, 2023 10:50:08 PM IST
Living in a more walkable area, according to a new study, lowers the incidence of obesity-related cancers in women, especially postmenopausal breast cancer, but also ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and multiple myeloma. ... read..


Drinking dark tea might regulate blood sugar, minimise risk of diabetes: Research
Washington | October 7, 2023 9:46:14 PM IST
Drinking black tea every day can help reduce the risk and progression of type 2 diabetes in people by improving blood sugar control, according to new research. ... read..


Research suggests that low doses of mushrooms may be beneficial for mental diseases
Washington DC | October 7, 2023 6:46:37 PM IST
According to a recent study from the University of Southern Denmark, psilocybin, the primary component of psychedelic mushrooms, may be administered in small doses to treat various medical conditions. ... read..


Researchers find 'long colds' may exist, as well as long Covid
London | October 6, 2023 8:48:51 PM IST
A new study from Queen Mary University of London, published in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine, discovered that people may endure long-term symptoms -- or 'long colds' -- after acute respiratory infections that tested negative for COVID-19. ... read..


Researchers find how sense of smell can affect our perception of colours
Boston | October 6, 2023 4:51:17 PM IST
We receive constant environmental input through our five senses. Combining information from two or more senses, such as between odours and the smoothness of textures, pitch, colour, and musical dimensions, is one way our brain makes sense of this flood of ... read..


Researchers give more insight into type 2 diabetes diagnosis
Washington | October 5, 2023 4:22:55 PM IST
An earlier diagnosis of type 2 diabetes may be possible in some patients, according to new research. ... read..


Cancer-related fatigue may soon benefit from potential new treatment
Connecticut | October 5, 2023 12:20:30 AM IST
Cancer-related tiredness (CRF) is a crippling yet all-too-common disease that has a negative impact on patients' quality of life while they are receiving treatment. There are currently no viable pharmaceutical therapies available for the constellation of ... read..


Greater risk of depression, anxiety when in higher education, study reveals
London | October 4, 2023 10:18:56 PM IST
Young people in higher education in England have a slightly higher risk of depression and anxiety than their counterparts who do not attend higher education, according to a new study headed by UCL academics. ... read..


Type 2 diabetes diagnosis at 30 can lower life expectancy by up to 14 years: Study
Washington DC | October 4, 2023 10:18:51 PM IST
An individual diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 30 could have their life expectancy cut by up to 14 years, according to an international team of researchers. ... read..


Premature babies in neonatal care units are susceptible to fatal illnesses: Study
London | October 4, 2023 4:20:26 PM IST
Premature babies in neonatal care units are very sensitive and susceptible to potentially fatal illnesses. To help keep these babies safe, the danger of infection must be kept as low as possible. ... read..


Does Covid-19 or its vaccination make migraines worse?
New York | October 4, 2023 4:19:39 PM IST
According to a study published in the European Journal of Neurology, Covid-19 and its immunisation have negligible effect on migraine severity. ... read..


Obesity rates lower among women who live in walkable neighbourhoods
Washington DC | October 4, 2023 3:19:19 PM IST
According to a new study living in a more walkable neighbourhood reduces the risk of obesity-related cancers in women, specifically postmenopausal breast cancer, but also ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and multiple myeloma. ... read..


Intervention for carers aids in prevention of elder maltreatment: Study
Washington DC | October 4, 2023 3:19:16 PM IST
A recent double-blind, randomised controlled trial found that elder abuse of older individuals with chronic illnesses, including dementia, was reduced by an educational and social support intervention for carers. ... read..


Small doses of mushrooms may be helpful for mental illnesses: Research
Washington DC | October 3, 2023 10:49:30 PM IST
A new study from the University of Southern Denmark suggests that psilocybin, the main ingredient in mushrooms with psychedelic characteristics, could be used as a therapeutic aid through microdosing. ... read..


Drinking dark tea may regulate blood sugar, minimise risk of diabetes
Washington | October 3, 2023 4:51:04 PM IST
According to new research, drinking black tea every day may help to reduce the risk and progression of type 2 diabetes in people by improving blood sugar control. ... read..


Genetics helps explain childhood cancer: Study
Washington | October 3, 2023 11:50:05 AM IST
The number of childhood cancer survivors in the United States is growing, with an overall survival rate of more than 85 per cent five years following diagnosis. Survivors, however, may still be at higher risk of a variety of health issues, including seco ... read..


After cervical chemoradiation, liquid biopsies can quickly identify any remaining illness: Study
Virginia | October 3, 2023 12:17:21 AM IST
A new study reveals that two liquid biopsy techniques that detect the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the blood accurately identified patients with a high risk of cervical cancer recurrence following chemoradiation. ... read..


To improve IVF, researchers look at thousands of fertility attempts
Maryland | October 3, 2023 12:16:49 AM IST
Scientists have offered the most in-depth analysis of what happens to embryos after human in vitro fertilisation by genetically examining almost a thousand embryos. ... read..


Exposure to daylight rather artificial light may help people with type 2 diabetes
Baden-Wrttemberg | October 3, 2023 12:16:45 AM IST
According to new research being presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Hamburg, Germany, exposure to natural light may aid in the treatment and prevention of type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Researchers give insights into working of brain in Parkinson's patients
Washington DC | October 2, 2023 8:19:25 PM IST
Researchers have given new insights into the working of the brain in Parkinson's sufferers in a new study. Professor Shohreh Issazadeh-Navikas is at the helm of this ground-breaking discovery. ... read..


Study reveals how high-dose radiation can treat older patients with inoperable kidney tumors
California | October 2, 2023 3:14:32 PM IST
A recent study from Australian and Dutch experts revealed that older patients with kidney tumours who are not candidates for surgery may benefit from targeted, high-dose radiation. ... read..


Inhibiting aberrant stem cell signals during ageing reduces bone loss: Study
New York | October 2, 2023 12:16:02 AM IST
Ageing results in an increase in a cellular signal necessary for the skeleton's development, which weakens bones, according to a new study involving mice. ... read..


Obese women experience severe menopausal symptoms, benefit less from HT: Study
Washington DC | October 2, 2023 12:15:56 AM IST
Obesity has already been linked to a number of health conditions, as well as a reduction in a person's quality of life. A new study suggests that, in addition to these other difficulties, it may worsen a woman's menopause symptoms and reduce the amount of ... read..


Researchers discover causes of liver cell scarring
La Jolla (California) | October 2, 2023 12:15:41 AM IST
When damaged liver cells are replaced by scar tissue, hepatic fibrosis results. Cirrhosis, liver failure, and even liver cancer can arise as a result of cumulative scarring that, over time, restricts the blood flow to the liver. When the condition is sev ... read..


Study provides more information on how diabetes can accelerate the growth of blood cancer
Washington DC | October 2, 2023 12:15:32 AM IST
People with multiple myeloma, a blood malignancy of plasma cells in the bone marrow, have a poorer overall survival rate when compared to individuals without diabetes. This difference in survival due to diabetes was found in white patients in a subgroup a ... read..


Research finds genetic links between schizophrenia, heart disease risk factors
Washington DC | October 1, 2023 12:17:06 PM IST
According to new research, people with schizophrenia have a genetic susceptibility to smoking as well as a lower genetic risk of obesity. ... read..


Study reveals exposure to air pollution linked to risk of stroke
New York | October 1, 2023 12:16:55 PM IST
A meta-analysis found that short-term exposure to air pollution was associated with an increased risk of stroke. Short-term exposure was defined as occurring within five days of a stroke. ... read..


Walking up five flights of stairs can cut risk of heart disease by 20 pc: Study
Washington DC | October 1, 2023 12:16:47 PM IST
Forget about getting in 10,000 steps a day. A new Tulane University study suggests that taking at least 50 steps and rising stairs each day could significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. ... read..


Study finds genetic code of rare kidney cancer
Washington | October 1, 2023 2:16:19 AM IST
The inherited characteristics of reninoma, a rare form of kidney cancer, have been studied for the first time. In the latest publication, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Great Ormond Street Hospital, and The Royal Free Hospital found a pos ... read..


Walking five flights of stairs can reduce risk of heart disease by 20 per cent: Research
Washington DC | September 29, 2023 3:19:27 PM IST
Forget about walking 10,000 steps per day. According to a new Tulane University study, taking at least 50 steps and climbing stairs each day could greatly reduce your risk of heart disease. ... read..


Exposure to air pollution is associated with risk of stroke: Study
New York | September 29, 2023 12:13:49 AM IST
According to a meta-analysis short-term exposure to air pollution may be associated with an elevated risk of stroke. Short-term exposure was defined as taking place within five days after the stroke. ... read..


Some kidney patients may benefit most from quick dialysis: Study
Washington | September 29, 2023 12:13:23 AM IST
According to a study, patients with acute kidney damage who need outpatient dialysis after leaving the hospital receive the same care as patients with the more prevalent end-stage kidney disease. ... read..


Obese women get severe menopausal symptoms,benefit less from hormone therapy: Research
Washington DC | September 27, 2023 5:51:19 PM IST
Obesity has already been linked to a number of negative health issues and can impair a person's quality of life. According to a new study, in addition to these other issues, it may increase a woman's menopause symptoms and decrease the amount of relief sh ... read..


Study discovers genetic links between schizophrenia, heart disease risk factors
Washington DC | September 27, 2023 2:45:24 PM IST
According to new research, people with schizophrenia have a hereditary tendency to smoke and a lower genetic risk of obesity. The study, which was published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, discovered a genetic overlap between schizophrenia and CVD ... read..


Yoga improves cardiovascular function in patients with heart failure: Study
Washington | September 26, 2023 9:44:26 PM IST
A new study looked at the long-term effects of yoga therapy to see if adding it as a supplemental treatment in the management of heart failure is beneficial. ... read..


Increasing daily steps by 3,000 can reduce blood pressure in older persons: Study
Washington | September 26, 2023 9:44:11 PM IST
A new study discovered that increasing exercise by 3,000 steps per day can significantly reduce high blood pressure in older persons. ... read..


Stem cell therapy may lower progression of relapsing multiple sclerosis: Study
Washington DC | September 26, 2023 8:46:49 PM IST
Autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, or aHSCT for short, is typically used to treat blood cancers and involves collecting stem cells from the patient's own bone marrow or blood, followed by chemotherapy and antibody treatment. ... read..


Antibiotics can prolong the survival of some bacteria
England | September 26, 2023 6:44:00 PM IST
Scientists have discovered an unexpected impact of some antibiotics on some bacteria: the medications occasionally help bacteria by extending their life. ... read..


Researchers discover genetic code of rare kidney cancer
Washington | September 25, 2023 11:47:38 PM IST
For the first time, the inherited characteristics of reninoma, a rare form of kidney cancer, have been investigated. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Great Ormond Street Hospital, and The Royal Free Hospital also identified a potential pha ... read..


Adults with intellectual disabilities are at risk for dementia
Okayama Prefecture | September 25, 2023 9:44:22 PM IST
Intellectual disability (ID) is thought to be associated with an increased risk of dementia and its onset is influenced by both inherited and acquired factors. It is also known that a lower cognitive reservethe capacity for thinking developed by learning ... read..


Identification of brain signals for improved memory
Basel | September 25, 2023 9:44:18 PM IST
Memory performance varies widely between people. Now, scientists at the University of Basel have found that specific brain signals are connected to these variations. ... read..


Cough sound analysis assists in determining severity of Covid-19 patients
Catalonia | September 25, 2023 2:43:24 AM IST
While most persons infected with COVID-19 experience minor symptoms and recover in a matter of weeks, the global pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus remains a significant health danger. ... read..


Do you know cognitive behavioral therapy comforts fibromyalgia pain experienced by brain? Study finds
Massachusetts | September 24, 2023 10:44:09 PM IST
Patients with fibromyalgia (FM), a condition that mostly affects women and is marked by chronic pain, tiredness, and brain fog, usually have limited access to treatment options and explanations for their symptoms. ... read..


Scientists recreate neurons that allow mice to walk again after injury
Washington | September 24, 2023 4:47:28 PM IST
In a study on mice, a group of researchers identified a crucial element for recovering functional activity following spinal cord injury. ... read..


Study discovers training gut's immune system to combat detrimental effects of emulsifiers in processed foods
California | September 23, 2023 6:46:21 PM IST
In a new study, mice with immune systems that had been trained against the microbial protein flagellin did not experience the usual harmful repercussions of taking food additive emulsifiers, pointing to a potential new way to combat numerous chronic infla ... read..


Parents prefer indoor physical education due to poor air quality: Research
Washington | September 23, 2023 5:44:26 PM IST
According to the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, two-thirds of parents have had at least one day in the last two years with poor or dangerous air quality in their neighbourhood. ... read..


Cognitive behavioural therapy enhances brain's perception of fibromyalgia pain
Massachusetts | September 23, 2023 5:44:18 PM IST
Patients suffering from fibromyalgia (FM), a disease that mostly affects women and is distinguished by persistent pain, tiredness, and brain fog, usually have few therapeutic alternatives and explanations for their symptoms. ... read..


Scientists have discoveredpotential treatment for nicotine addiction
Washington DC | September 23, 2023 4:43:29 PM IST
According to recent research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, there may be another approach to cure cigarette addiction. Researchers observed that theta-burst transcranial magnetic stimulation (TBS), which uses powerful, rapidly fluctua ... read..


Study finds genes linked to neurodevelopmental problem in infants
Washington | September 23, 2023 11:47:38 AM IST
Expanding newborn screening (NBS) to include detecting genes linked to an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) will do more harm than good, claimed a recent Paediatrics article. ... read..


Exercise in the morning helps with weight management: Study
Washington | September 23, 2023 10:43:40 AM IST
Despite conflicting epidemiological results regarding the best time to exercise for weight loss, a study suggests that the best time of day to increase the relationship between daily moderate to vigorous physical activity and obesity is between the hours ... read..


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