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Melatonin improves long-term memory for object recognition: Study
Washington | August 21, 2023 7:12:47 PM IST
Multiple studies in animal models have shown that melatonin and its derivatives improve memory. ... read..


Researchers reveal how living alone can put people with cognitive decline at risk
California | August 21, 2023 10:12:45 AM IST
An estimated one in four elderly Americans with dementia or mild cognitive impairment live alone and are susceptible to behaviours including dangerous driving, wandering outside the home, mixing up medications, and skipping appointments. ... read..


Schizophrenia genetic risk factor weakens mitochondrial function: Study
Washington | August 20, 2023 7:45:45 PM IST
Researchers have investigated overlapping patterns of altered gene activity in two separate models of the 3q29 deletion syndrome, including human brain organoids and mice with the deletion produced via CRIPSR. Mitochondrial activity has declined in each ... read..


Researchers develop model to understand durability of body clock
Ontario | August 20, 2023 7:45:28 PM IST
Mathematical models are being used by researchers to better understand how disruptions to the body's circadian rhythms, such as daylight savings time, working night shifts, jet lag, or even late-night phone scrolling, affect the body. ... read..


People who live alone are at danger of cognitive decline: Study
Washington DC | August 20, 2023 12:42:29 PM IST
One in every four older Americans with dementia or mild cognitive impairment lives alone, placing them at risk of dangerous driving, wandering outside the home, mixing up medications, and missing medical appointments. ... read..


Patients with low-risk breast cancer may not require radiotherapy: Study
Hamilton (Ontario) | August 20, 2023 12:42:18 PM IST
Some women with early-stage, low-risk breast cancer may not need radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery, according to recent research from McMaster University, BC Cancer, Hamilton Health Sciences, and the University of British Columbia. ... read..


Study uncovers 'concerning' defect in malaria diagnosis
Washington | August 20, 2023 12:42:09 PM IST
According to a new study, current methods can greatly overestimate the rates at which malaria parasites multiply in an infected person's blood, which has important implications for determining how harmful they are to a host. ... read..


Researchers discover possible cause for genetic anomalies
Washington | August 20, 2023 11:42:14 AM IST
Researchers have discovered a possible cause for the genetic anomalies that cause rare disorders such as Huntington's disease (HD). ... read..


Researchers identify microbes required to produce traditional mozzarella
Washington | August 19, 2023 10:43:16 PM IST
Italian researchers used high-throughput 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing, which offers a precise picture of what microorganisms are present and in what quantities. ... read..


Cancer-infecting virus warms up cold tumors, boosts immunotherapy: Research
Washington DC | August 19, 2023 10:43:05 PM IST
According to recent research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, equipping cancer-infecting viruses with tumor-inhibiting genetic cargo boosts the immune system and supports immunotherapy in reducing or totally eradicating aggressive tumour ... read..


Cardiorespiratory fitness associated with 40 per cent reduction in risk of 9 cancers
Washington DC | August 19, 2023 3:43:21 PM IST
A substantial long-term study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine finds that having strong cardiorespiratory fitness while you're young is related to a 40 per cent lower risk of developing 9 specific cancers later in life, at least ... read..


Older people may have good memory with digital puzzle games: Study
Washington DC | August 19, 2023 3:43:15 PM IST
According to a new study, older people who play digital puzzle games have the same recall capacity as people in their twenties. ... read..


Children with healthier eating habits have better cognitive development: Study
Kuopio | August 19, 2023 3:43:14 PM IST
Reasoning is an important talent for learning, academic performance, and problem-solving in everyday life. A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland discovered that a better overall diet, less red meat consumption, more time spent reading, and ... read..


People who live aloneat risk of cognitive decline: Study
Washington DC | August 18, 2023 10:41:59 PM IST
One in every four older Americans with dementia or mild cognitive impairment lives alone, putting them at risk of risky driving, wandering outside the home, mixing up medications, and failing to attend medical appointments. ... read..


Mouthwash can detect early cardiovascular disease: Study
Washington | August 18, 2023 9:42:41 PM IST
Periodontitis, which is connected to cardiovascular risk, results from gum inflammation. The study was published in 'Frontiers in Oral Health.' ... read..


Blue-light glasses may not reduce eyestrain from screens: Study
Washington | August 18, 2023 9:42:30 PM IST
According to an analysis of 17 randomized controlled studies, blue light-blocking eyewear has no effect on computer-related eye strain or sleep quality. ... read..


Study finds concerning flaw in malaria diagnostics
Washington | August 17, 2023 11:46:37 PM IST
According to a new analysis, current approaches can significantly overestimate the rates at which malaria parasites multiply in an infected person's blood, which has critical consequences for figuring out how damaging they might be to a host.The findings ... read..


Study uses powerful imaging technology to investigate renal disease
Houston | August 17, 2023 11:46:17 PM IST
The powerful imaging mass cytometry (IMC) has been used for the first time to examine the kidneys of patients with lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus), an autoimmune condition that can affect multiple organs and be fatal, and to identify lupus nephritis ... read..


Study finds new genetic mutation source for neurodegenerative diseases
Washington | August 17, 2023 11:46:10 PM IST
Researchers have identified a possible origin for the genetic abnormalities that give rise to uncommon diseases like Huntington's disease (HD).The majority of spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs), as well as other neurological disorders, are known to be brough ... read..


Researchers find how platelets can replicate benefits of exercise in brain
Brisbane | August 17, 2023 9:41:47 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Queensland revealed in pre-clinical studies that an injection of a certain blood factor can duplicate the positive effects of exercise on the brain. ... read..


Study reveals how Schizophrenia genetic risk factor weakens mitochondrial function
Washington | August 17, 2023 7:45:03 PM IST
By examining the strongest known genetic risk factor for schizophrenia, scientists at Rutgers University and Emory University are learning more about how the disease manifests. ... read..


Brigham researchers' AI model could aid in screening for heart defects
Massachusetts | August 17, 2023 5:43:04 PM IST
The AI model outperformed standard methods in detecting atrial septal defect (ASD) signals in electrocardiograms (ECG). ... read..


Why do killer bacteria affect some people more severely than others
Scania | August 17, 2023 4:46:50 PM IST
Group A streptococci are widespread bacteria that can cause strep throat and impetigo, among other problems. However, if the bacteria become invasive, the situation might quickly deteriorate. In this situation, the name may change to killer bacteria or fl ... read..


Are you messing with your body clock?
Ontario | August 17, 2023 3:42:19 PM IST
Researchers are employing mathematical models to better understand the effects of interruptions to the body's circadian rhythms such as daylight savings time, working night shifts, jet lag, or even late-night phone scrolling. ... read..


Study discovers improved survival for incurable brain tumours
Michigan | August 17, 2023 12:15:25 AM IST
For the first time, researchers discovered a potential drug candidate that improved outcomes for patients suffering from a type of childhood brain tumour that has no effective treatment. When compared to previous patients, the compound, called ONC201, nea ... read..


Medications of chronic diseases can affect body's temperature: Study
Health | August 17, 2023 12:15:14 AM IST
A study has found that medications that are used to treat various chronic diseases may hinder the bodys ability to lose heat and regulate its core temperature to optimal levels. ... read..


Study reveals how temperatures trigger brain to boost appetite
California | August 16, 2023 11:14:31 PM IST
Scripps Research neuroscientists have uncovered brain circuits that cause mammals to crave more food when exposed to cold temperatures. ... read..


Good cardiorespiratory fitness linked to 40 per cent decreased risk of 9 cancers
Washington DC | August 16, 2023 11:14:24 PM IST
A significant long-term study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reveals that good cardiorespiratory fitness when young is associated with a 40% decreased chance of acquiring 9 particular cancers later in life, at least in men. ... read..


Mild cognitive impairment in older persons can make daily decisions difficult: Research
Washington DC | August 16, 2023 11:14:13 PM IST
MCI is a type of cognitive ability loss that can occur before Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. People with MCI have some memory and reasoning problems, but they can live relatively independent lives. ... read..


Researchers create new rapid, reliable detection method for Coronavirus
Saxony-Anhalt | August 16, 2023 9:11:36 PM IST
The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can be reliably detected using commercially available mass spectrometers. In the journal "Clinical Proteomics," researchers from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) present a new method for detecting bacterial and fu ... read..


Wristbands are a 'hotbed' for harmful bacteria such as E. coli, staphylococcus: Study
Florida | August 16, 2023 8:12:26 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic raised the bar for disinfection to new heights. A new study examining a commonly used item may persuade you not to relax your guard just yet. ... read..


Study reveals factors for advanced stage AL amyloidosis outcomes
Washington | August 15, 2023 9:14:25 PM IST
According to new research published in Blood Advances, early improvements in cardiac and hematologic parameters may predict better survival outcomes for patients being treated for stage IIIb AL amyloidosis, a deadly disease with a median survival of 4-6 ... read..


Digital puzzle games might be good for memory in older adults: Study
Washington DC | August 15, 2023 8:12:11 PM IST
A new study found that older people who play digital puzzle games had the same memory abilitiesas persons in their twenties. ... read..


Study reveals how proteins drive growth of multiple cancer types
Washington | August 15, 2023 2:14:58 PM IST
Researchers have conducted an in-depth examination of the proteins responsible for cancer across a variety of tumour types, providing knowledge that cannot be determined only by genome sequencing. The possibility of developing new treatments that inhibit ... read..


Study gives new insight into antibiotic resistance in bacteria
Atlanta | August 15, 2023 2:14:54 PM IST
Bacteria use a variety of methods to fight off the medications designed to destroy them. Ribosome-modifying enzymes are one of these weapons that are most common. These enzymes are becoming more widespread, turning up in clinical samples from bacteria wi ... read..


Deep brain stimulation encouraging for stroke patients: Study
Ohio | August 15, 2023 2:12:52 AM IST
Cleveland Clinic researchers used deep brain stimulation (DBS) to target the dentate nucleus, which regulates fine control of voluntary movements, cognition, language, and sensory functions in the brain, in the first-in-human trial for post-stroke rehabil ... read..


Research shows new approach to target deadly form of prostate cancer
Washington DC | August 15, 2023 12:12:30 AM IST
A new mechanism has been discovered to explain why some prostate tumours move from a common, treatable form to a more rare and severe form of prostate cancer, according to a study from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Centre. ... read..


Researchers find two paths to autism in developing brain
Connecticut | August 14, 2023 9:14:42 PM IST
According to a new Yale-led study where researchers created brain organoids from the stem cells of boys with the disorder, two distinct neurodevelopmental abnormalities that manifest just weeks after the beginning of brain development have been linked wi ... read..


Study reveals new pathway for HIV invasion of cell nucleus
Dresden | August 14, 2023 6:12:35 PM IST
As a result of the researchers' discovery of three proteins required for the virus to carry out its invasion, they have created compounds (possible medications) that can target one of the proteins, possibly opening the door to brand-new AIDS treatments. ... read..


Study links common cold virus to potentially fatal blood clotting disorder
Washington DC | August 14, 2023 2:13:57 AM IST
Platelets, also known as thrombocytes, are specialised cellular fragments that form blood clots in the event of a scrape or traumatic injury. Thrombocytopenia is a condition recognised as decreased platelet levels throughout the body as a result of viral ... read..


Here is how lack of sleep linked to cardiovascular disease in long term
Pennsylvania | August 14, 2023 12:13:16 AM IST
It is a mistake to think that sleeping in on weekends will make up for not getting enough sleep during the week due to work or leisure activities. ... read..


Researchers discovers relationship between higher female fertility and Alzheimer's disease genetic mutation
California | August 13, 2023 8:12:12 PM IST
In the ageing population, the Apolipoprotein-4 allele has been associated with an increased risk for a variety of illnesses, particularly Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease. Despite its negative effects, this genetic mutation is nevertheless prevalent ... read..


High-intensity interval training safe for pregnant women, their babies: Study
Alberta | August 13, 2023 3:14:04 PM IST
Research from the University of Alberta shows that high-intensity interval training is safe for expectant mothers and their unborn children, in contrast to the typical advice for exercising during pregnancy. ... read..


Long-term usage of acid reflux medicines increases risk of dementia: Study
Washington DC | August 13, 2023 2:13:45 PM IST
Studies suggested that persons who take proton pump inhibitors for at least four and a half years may be at an increased risk of dementia compared to those who do not take these drugs, according to an article in Neurology, the official journal of the Amer ... read..


Study reveals genes that control hair whorl direction
Washington | August 13, 2023 2:13:39 PM IST
The genetic basis and polygenic nature of hair whorl orientation are both shown by the first gene mapping study on human scalp hair whorls. ... read..


Research reveals people burn fat at different rates during exercise
Washington DC | August 13, 2023 11:12:16 AM IST
Researchers discovered that the optimal heart rate for fat burning differs from person to person and frequently does not coincide with the 'fat burning zone' on commercial exercise machines. ... read..


Longcovid symptoms may occur months after infection: Research
California | August 13, 2023 11:12:14 AM IST
According to the most detailed research of how symptoms develop over a year, long covid-19 can remain at least a year after the acute sickness has ended. ... read..


Playing football increases risk for Parkinsons disease: Study
Boston | August 13, 2023 11:12:03 AM IST
Early detection of Parkinson's disease (PD) necessitates the identification of risk factors. Parkinson's disease and parkinsonisman umbrella term for motor symptoms seen in Parkinson's disease and other conditionshave been observed in boxers since the 1 ... read..


People with low vitamin K levels have less healthy lungs: Research
Washington DC | August 13, 2023 10:12:41 AM IST
According to a study published in ERJ Open Research, patients with low levels of vitamin K in their blood are more likely to have reduced lung function and suffer from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and wheezing. ... read..


Study finds how people with low levels of vitamin K have less healthy lungs
Washington | August 12, 2023 11:42:23 PM IST
People with low levels of vitamin K in their blood are more likely to have reduced lung function and to suffer from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and wheezing, according to a study. ... read..


Cardiovascular disease risk factors are prevalent in young people: Study
Chicago | August 12, 2023 9:43:18 PM IST
A child with risk factors for heart disease has to wait nearly a year to see a cardiologist in the United States today due to high demand and constrained resources. ... read..


Tumour cell growth is impacted by mineralization of bone matrix: Study
Washington DC | August 12, 2023 9:43:16 PM IST
The mineralization of the bone matrix, a fibrous mesh of organic and inorganic components that determines the distinct biochemical and biomechanical properties of our skeleton, has now been discovered by an interdisciplinary Cornell team as a new mechanis ... read..


New blood pressure related technique predicts health outcomes in patients: Study
Boston | August 12, 2023 6:42:33 PM IST
Critically ill patients who are in circulatory shock, which happens when the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen to the rest of the body, frequently as a result of heart failure, sepsis, or haemorrhage, require close monitoring and treatment, ... read..


Study finds how bodys invisible scalpel removes brain cancer
La Jolla (California) | August 11, 2023 11:44:18 PM IST
Glioblastoma, the most prevalent and lethal type of brain cancer, spreads quickly, invading and destroying healthy brain tissue. The tumour shoots malignant tendrils into the brain, making surgical removal of the tumour extremely difficult or impossible. ... read..


Common cold virus linked to potentially lethal blood clotting disorder: Study
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 3:44:41 PM IST
Platelets, also known as thrombocytes, are specialised cellular fragments that produce blood clots in the event of a scrape or traumatic injury. Platelet levels may decrease throughout the body as a result of viral infections, autoimmune disease, and othe ... read..


Gut microbiome may increase risk, severity of HIV, EBV disease: Research
North Carolina | August 11, 2023 3:44:39 PM IST
The gut microbiome has drawn the interest of academics and non-scientists alike over the last decade. A recent study has revealed that the bacteria and other microbes in our gut aid in immunity, metabolism, digestion, and the fight against "bad bacteria" ... read..


Diabetes linked to functional, structural brain changes through MRI: Study
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 3:44:31 PM IST
A Michigan Medicine study discovered that the longer a person suffers type 2 diabetes, the more likely they are to have changes in their brain structure. ... read..


Study finds AI system that analyse cells for faster diagnosis of blood diseases
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 2:42:25 PM IST
Researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can identify and classify white and red blood cells in microscopic images of blood samples. ... read..


Yoga can help adults with asthma breathe better: Study
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 11:42:34 AM IST
Yoga and breathing techniques combined with aerobic training are particularly important exercises for asthmatic people looking to improve their lung function, according to a study. ... read..


People burn fat at different rates during exercise: Study
Washington DC | August 11, 2023 11:42:16 AM IST
Researchers have found that the optimal heart rate for fat burning varies for each person and frequently does not correspond with the 'fat burning zone' on commercial exercise machines. ... read..


Classroom environmental education doesn't change attitudes: Research
Washington DC | August 10, 2023 3:43:24 PM IST
According to recent research from the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath, increasing understanding of conservation challenges in schools does not always translate into attitude change. ... read..


Exercise apps a good prescription to improve healthcare workers' mental health: Research
Washington DC | August 10, 2023 2:42:53 PM IST
According to new University of British Columbia research, simple home workouts using fitness apps can effectively lower depressed symptoms among healthcare professionals and could be a major asset in combating the sector's global mental health epidemic. ... read..


People with low levels of vitamin K have less healthy lungs: Study
Washington DC | August 10, 2023 1:45:08 PM IST
According to a study publishedin ERJ Open Researchpeople with low levels of vitamin K in their blood are more likely to have impaired lung function and to suffer from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and wheezing. ... read..


Long-term use of certain acid reflux drugs linked to increased risk of dementia: Study
Washington DC | August 10, 2023 1:44:51 PM IST
According to new research published in theissue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people who take proton pump inhibitors for four and a half years or more may have a higher risk of dementia than people who do not tak ... read..


Study finds how sugars in breastmilk prevent infections, preterm births
Washington | August 10, 2023 12:11:47 AM IST
Newborns can be kept healthy and protected from a number of ailments through breastfeeding, which has been practiced for a very long time. But some of the naturally occurring carbohydrates in breastmilk may also work to stop infections before the infant i ... read..


Researchers develop tool that predicts patients risk of developing psoriatic arthritis
New Jersey | August 9, 2023 5:17:13 PM IST
Researchers created and validated a tool called PRESTO that identifies psoriasis patients who have a higher chance of developing psoriatic arthritis and may therefore benefit from preventative medications. ... read..


Study reveals how brain stimulation improves gait function in Parkinsons disease patients
Tokyo | August 9, 2023 12:14:09 AM IST
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), an illness that affects millions of people worldwide, experience gait-related abnormalities that significantly lower their quality of life. Despite the existence of numerous pharmaceutical, surgical, and rehabilitat ... read..


High level of protein used to exclude heart attack may signal risk of death: Study
Los Angeles | August 8, 2023 3:12:07 PM IST
According to research published in the journal Heart, a high level of troponin, a protein typically used to rule out the possibility of a heart attack in patients with chest pain, may signal a higher risk of death from any cause within the next two years, ... read..


Overweight peoples brains have different 'appetite control centre: Study
England | August 8, 2023 1:15:56 PM IST
Researchers have shown that the hypothalamus, a crucial part of the brain that regulates appetite, differs in the brains of obese and overweight individuals from those of people who are of a healthy weight. ... read..


Study reveals new blood pressure related method that predict health outcomes in patients
Boston | August 7, 2023 11:42:52 PM IST
Critically ill patients in circulatory shock, which occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen to the rest of the body, often as a result of heart failure, sepsis, or haemorrhage, require close monitoring and treatment, particularly ... read..


Newly identified lipid in breast milk may lower cerebral palsy in infants: Study
Washington DC | August 7, 2023 5:42:03 PM IST
While it is recognised that white matter loss in the brain would result in neurological deficits, there is currently no medication available to help these newborns prevent this outcome. ... read..


Research reveals how people feel about their sleep has an impact on their overall health
Washington DC | August 7, 2023 3:45:44 PM IST
According to a study performed by the University of Warwick, how people feel about their sleep has a greater impact on their well-being than what sleep-tracking technology indicates about their sleep quality. ... read..


Study sheds light on immunotherapy treatment for ALS
Washington | August 6, 2023 6:45:16 PM IST
A type of monoclonal antibody that has already been tested in cancer may be a viable treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a fatal neurological disease. ... read..


Study finds how to treat food allergy diseases in children
Louisiana | August 6, 2023 6:45:14 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a new treatment for chronic immune system disease that can prevent children from eating. ... read..


People with hepatitis C cure still face risk of death: Study
Washington | August 6, 2023 6:45:12 PM IST
Even after being cured of hepatitis C, those who recover have a much higher chance of dying than the general populationbetween three and fourteen times higher, depending on the severity of their liver illness. ... read..


Researchers discover mechanism that reduces liver damage during transplantation
California | August 6, 2023 6:45:08 PM IST
According study, a protein known as CEACAM1 helps protect the liver from damage during the transplantation process, which may improve the procedure's success. The characteristics that control this protective attribute, however, are still unknown. ... read..


Thymus plays an important role in cancer prevention: Study
Boston | August 6, 2023 5:46:12 PM IST
According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the thymus is important for adult health in general, as well as preventing cancer and possibly autoimmune disease. ... read..


Researchers reveal cause of inner-ear bone loss
Osaka | August 6, 2023 10:41:54 AM IST
A group of researchers revealed how a person's hearing and balance may be compromised by a variety of disorders and difficulties caused by prolonged middle ear inflammation. A typical problem is the formation of cholesteatomas, which are abnormal ear coll ... read..


Study suggest how menopause symptoms linked to infertility
Ohio | August 6, 2023 10:41:52 AM IST
Not every woman experiences menopause in the same manner. The severity of menopause symptoms is affected by a variety of behavioural, biological, social, psychological, and demographic factors. According to a recent study, infertility may increase the pro ... read..


Research reveals irregular sleep patterns are linked to harmful bacteria
London | August 5, 2023 1:46:28 PM IST
Inconsistent sleep habits, according to recent research, are connected to dangerous microbes in your gut. ... read..


Study reveals vegetarians, regardless of gender, face increased risk of hip fracture
Washington DC | August 5, 2023 1:46:19 PM IST
According to the findings of a large-scale study, both men and women who follow a vegetarian diet have a 50% higher risk of hip fracture than persons who routinely eat meat. ... read..


Experts examine how women, men react to stress, pressure
Wurzburg | August 5, 2023 1:46:05 PM IST
When all shops, stores, restaurants, and movie theatres were closed during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. When socialising with friends and relatives was forbidden. Previously, lessons had to be taught in the children's rooms at home. When travel was not ... read..


Drinking kombucha may lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington DC | August 5, 2023 12:45:44 PM IST
Individuals with type II diabetes who drank the fermented tea drink kombucha for four weeks had lower fasting blood glucose levels than those who drank a similar-tasting placebo beverage, according to the findings of a clinical trial conducted by research ... read..


Researchers reveal how prenatal diagnosis associated with earlier surgery for babies with congenital heart disease
Chicago | August 5, 2023 12:13:09 AM IST
Prenatal diagnosis, or diagnosis before a baby is born, is connected with earlier surgery for kids with congenital heart abnormalities, the most prevalent birth disorders affecting roughly 1 per cent of all live births, according to a study from Ann & ... read..


Study finds genetic causes of Raynauds phenomenon
London | August 4, 2023 10:15:16 PM IST
The genetic causes of Raynaud's phenomenon have been probed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London's Precision Healthcare Research Institute (PHURI) and Charit - Universittsmedizin Berlin's Berlin Institute of Health (BIH). ... read..


Consuming added sugars can increase risk of kidney stones: Study
Washington DC | August 4, 2023 3:12:01 PM IST
Kidney stones affect between 7% and 15% of persons in North America, 5% to 9% of people in Europe, and 1% to 5% of people in Asia. Severe pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, and bloody urine are all common symptoms. However, kidney stones do more than ... read..


Peppermint oil aromatherapy may reduce pain severity after heart surgery: Study
Washington DC | August 4, 2023 3:11:52 PM IST
The use of essential peppermint oil aromatherapy may reduce pain severity following open heart surgery while also improving sleep quality, according to the findings of a small comparative clinical research published online in the journal BMJ Supportive &a ... read..


Childhood trauma may increase subsequent risk of pregnancy complications: Study
Washington DC | August 4, 2023 3:11:48 PM IST
According to a pooled data analysis of the available evidence published in the open access journal BMJ Open, childhood trauma, such as abuse, emotional neglect, and exposure to domestic violence, may increase a woman's subsequent risk of pregnancy complic ... read..


Walking 25 mins/day enough to reduce physical impact of bedrest on older hospital patients: Study
Washington DC | August 4, 2023 2:11:48 PM IST
A pooled data analysis of the existing evidence reveals that as little as 25 minutes of steady walking per day appears to be enough to counteract the adverse physical effects of bedrest on older hospital patients, according to a study published online in ... read..


Studies find potential risks associated with antenatal steroids
Washington | August 3, 2023 9:42:47 PM IST
Researchers investigated the potential health risks for infants of giving steroid drugs to women who are at risk of premature birth. ... read..


Thymus is important for adult health, preventing cancer, finds study
Boston | August 3, 2023 8:42:23 PM IST
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found evidence that the thymus is important for adult health in general, as well as for preventing cancer and possibly autoimmune disease. ... read..


Study gives new insight into cause of inner-ear bone loss
Osaka | August 3, 2023 4:44:45 PM IST
A person's hearing and balance may be impacted by a number of issues and difficulties brought on by persistent middle ear inflammation. A common issue is the development of cholesteatomas, which are aberrant ear collections of cells that, if addressed, ca ... read..


Preclinical test indicates potential for treating neuropathic pain: Study
New York | August 2, 2023 11:14:34 PM IST
Researchers at the Burke Neurological Institute and Weill Cornell Medicine have completed a preclinical investigation on a non-opioid designer molecule that calms hyperactive pain-sensing neurons in the peripheral nervous system to treat chronic neuropath ... read..


Menopause symptoms may worsen as a result of infertility: Study
Ohio | August 2, 2023 11:14:16 PM IST
Not every woman goes through menopause in the same way. Many behavioural, biological, social, psychological, and demographic factors affect how severe menopause symptoms are. A recent study raises the possibility that infertility may potentially increase ... read..


Pecans curb obesity, reduce inflammation: Study
Texas | August 2, 2023 5:15:28 PM IST
Researchers found that pecans have health advantages that may lower inflammation and prevent obesity. The study was published in the journal Nutrients. ... read..


Unhappy family or trauma in youth leads to poor health in old age: Research
Washington DC | August 2, 2023 4:12:03 PM IST
Adverse childhood experiences, particularly those involving violence, have repercussions later in life that include both physical and mental impairments. ... read..


Irregular sleep patterns are linked with harmful bacteria: Study
London | August 2, 2023 3:12:38 PM IST
According to new research, inconsistent sleep habits are linked to hazardous microorganisms in your gut. ... read..


Dementia is more common in older adults with vision issues: Study
London | August 2, 2023 3:12:36 PM IST
Loss of vision and loss of capacity to comprehend or recall properly are two of the most feared and avoidable health concerns connected with ageing. ... read..


Researchers discover new method to treat fungal infections
Tokyo | August 2, 2023 2:12:54 AM IST
Researchers from the RIKEN Centre for Sustainable Research Science (CSRS) and the University of Toronto have identified a novel method for combating fungal infections. The goal is to prevent fungus from producing fatty acids, the primary component of lipi ... read..


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