Sunday, October 2, 2022

How Apple devices are boosting users' health, maintaining privacy
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
From tracking sleep, offering everyday health and fitness, and emergency assistance to connecting with the medical community and maintaining privacy, Apple devices have been empowering user's health, the company said in a new report on Wednesday. ... read..

Tripura CM Manik Saha tests Covid positive
Agartala | Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Wednesday tested positive for Covid-19 and went in self isolation at his home. Tagging the Covid report, the Chief Minister tweeted: "I've been tested Covid-19 positive today. I am absolutely fit & fine with no symptom ... read..

Study finds breast cancer recurrence not caused by hormone replacement treatment
Washington | July 20, 2022 7:28:38 PM IST
Despite concerns from some academics and doctors, a recent study at Oxford University reveals no link between menopausal hormone treatment for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer recurrence. ... read..

Research finds new way in cancer progression, providing possibility for cancer treatment
Connexis | July 20, 2022 5:26:27 PM IST
Research discovered a critical cancer progression mechanism that is observed in 90 per cent of cancer cells. The subsequent development of cancer-specific medications with perhaps fewer side effects will be guided by this research. ... read..

Scientists find new technique to know what are we eating and its implications on human health
San Diego (California) | July 20, 2022 9:27:32 AM IST
Untargeted metabolomics is a novel technique described by an international team of scientists, lead by academics at the University of California, San Diego, for identifying the enormous number of chemicals obtained from food that were previously unidentif ... read..

New study finds out why Omicron variant is highly transmissible
Washington | July 20, 2022 8:27:16 AM IST
A study comparing four variants of SARS-CoV-2 shows how the Omicron variant is adept at entering cells and escaping neutralization from existing vaccines or prior infection, potentially contributing to the variant's high transmissibility. ... read..

Study finds new signalling molecule that boosts brown fat cells' energy consumption
Bonn | July 20, 2022 6:27:17 AM IST
Fat cells often store energy. However, energy is lost as heat in brown fat cells; as a result, brown fat acts as a biological heater. This mechanism is consequently present in most mammals. In adults, brown fat activation is positively correlated with car ... read..

DCW issues notice to Safdarjung Hospital over delivery of woman outside building
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday issued a notice to Safdarjung Hospital after a 30-year-old woman was forced to deliver her baby just outside the building, after the hospital allegedly denied admission. ... read..

Delhi's Covid tally rises to 585, two fresh deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported rise in daily Covid cases in last 24 hours, to 585 against 378 reported on the previous day, while there were two fresh deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Study: Tracking everyday movement patterns may aid in diagnosing dementia
Baltimore | July 20, 2022 3:26:19 AM IST
According to recent research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, wearable movement-tracking technologies may one day be helpful in giving older persons early signs of cognitive loss. ... read..

Study: Inflammatory diet linked with depression
Boston | July 20, 2022 3:26:17 AM IST
A recent study showed a connection between depression, food, and the emergence of frailty. ... read..

Covid doubled mental health risk, financial problems in elderly: Study
London | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Older adults appear to be twice as likely to develop mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, alongside suffering from financial difficulties after contracting Covid-19, finds a study. ... read..

Critics say China blew medical insurance fund on mass testing for zero-Covid policy
Beijing | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Authorities across China recently announced changes in employee health insurance, lengthening the total overall contribution period to 30 years for men and 25 years for women. ... read..

Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 not dangerous as 'hyped': Experts
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The latest Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75, first detected in India in June, is not dangerous as "hyped" as it is not surging cases or death rates, according to global health experts. ... read..

Woman who gave birth outside was offered admission, but didn't return with paper: Safdarjung Hospital
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
As a video of a woman giving birth outside Safdarjung Hospital's emergency ward went viral on Tuesday, the hospital in a statement said that the patient was offered admission but she did not return with the admission paper. ... read..

Scientists reveal new evidence of key mechanism in Alzheimer's
Washington | July 19, 2022 11:57:50 PM IST
Rutgers scientists have found more clear-cut evidence of how the destructive proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease attack human brain cells and destroy surrounding tissue. ... read..

Researchers suggest that women experience higher rates of depression than men in recent study
Washington | July 19, 2022 5:26:24 PM IST
Despite the fact that there are treatments for depression, many people find these treatments to be ineffective at times. In addition, women are more likely than males to have depression, but the cause for this difference is unknown. This makes treating th ... read..

Scientists reveal vitamin B6 supplements may reduce anxiety and depression
England | July 19, 2022 5:26:11 PM IST
According to a recent study, using high-dose vitamin B6 supplements will lessen anxiety and depressive symptoms. ... read..

Delhi reports 378 fresh Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported a decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 378 against 498 reported on the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Review guidelines on face masks on flights, Delhi HC to DGCA
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should review its guidelines for face masks on flights in compliance with the Centre's instructions according to the Covid situation, saying it is not the court's job to ... read..

CBI busts NEET UG-2022 exam racket, arrests 8 (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested eight accused, including the mastermind, as it busted a fraudulent candidate racket in the NEET UG-2022 examination, held on Sunday, for admission to various undergraduate medical courses. ... read..

Researchers create liquid biopsy technique to aid in detection of cancer in blood
Florida | July 19, 2022 3:56:03 AM IST
Researchers at the University of Central Florida have discovered a new way to track metastatic cancer cells in the body which could help detect cancer earlier and provide patients with more treatment options in the future. ... read..

'Without delay': SC directs states to pay compensation to Covid-19 victims' families
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed state governments and Union Territories to ensure family members of Covid-19 victims receive compensation without any delay, and the grievance redressal committee to decide on claims application within four weeks. ... read..

Centre reviews Points of Entry health screening amid monkeypox scare
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Monday reviewed the functioning of health screening of international travellers arriving in India at airports and ports, as India reported its second monkeypox case. ... read..

Study: High blood viscosity can predict higher risk of death in COVID-19 hospitalised patients
New York | July 19, 2022 2:25:58 AM IST
Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 who have a high estimated blood viscosity are more likely to die from complications. High blood viscosity reduces blood flow to small vessels and raises the risk of blood clots. This blood thickness measurement can be u ... read..

Zika virus may have already become endemic in India: Experts
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Even as a recent study led by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) showed the silent spread of Zika in many states, health experts on Monday said that the virus may have already become endemic in India. ... read..

Researchers find link between heart disease, soil contamination
Washington | July 18, 2022 11:56:17 PM IST
Pesticides and heavy metals in soil may have detrimental effects on the cardiovascular system, according to a review paper. ... read..

No Cheers: Even drinking in moderation may not prevent brain alterations and cognitive impairment
Washington | July 18, 2022 9:26:45 PM IST
Consumption of seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, according to a study. Iron accumulation in the brain has been linked with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and is a potential mechanism for alco ... read..

Do you know verbal insults trigger a 'mini slap to the face'? Study reveals
Washington | July 18, 2022 4:57:20 PM IST
Regardless of the specific circumstances in which an insult is spoken, hearing an insult is like getting a "little slap in the face." A group of researchers found out the short-term effects of repeated verbal insults were compared to those of repeated pos ... read..

Researchers find fabrication of artificial heart for transplant
Washington | July 18, 2022 12:26:19 PM IST
Unlike other organs, the heart cannot heal itself after injury. Heart disease is the top cause of mortality in the U.S and is particularly deadly. For this reason, tissue engineering will be crucial for the development of cardiac medicine, ultimately lead ... read..

Study: Depression in fathers and children linked
Washington | July 18, 2022 5:55:32 AM IST
According to recent research from Penn State and Michigan State, regardless of whether the dads and children are genetically related, adolescent depression and behaviour issues are on the rise, and parental depression may be contributing to this increase. ... read..

Delhi reports 498 fresh Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal rise in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 498 against 491 infection reported on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Nagaland govt bans doctors' stir, warns protesters of arrest
Kohima | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Nagaland government has prohibited the state government doctors' indefinite cease work from Monday and warned them of arrest if they go for the agitation, Chief Secretary J. Alam announced on Sunday night. ... read..

Can eating fruit more often keep depression at bay?
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
People who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive mental wellbeing and are less likely to report symptoms of depression than those who do not, according to research. ... read..

Green tea may significantly help in lowering diabetes: Study
Beijing | Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Drinking green tea may not only help in reducing your waistline, but may also prove beneficial in lowering diabetes, finds a study. ... read..

Suspected monkeypox patient in Andhra tests negative
Vijayawada | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The first suspected monkeypox case in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada created a scare but the health authorities clarified on Sunday that the child has tested negative for the disease. ... read..

Lower sodium version of traditional Chinese cuisine dropped blood pressure: Study
Washington | July 17, 2022 4:57:00 PM IST
Researchers have created a heart-healthy, lower sodium version of traditional Chinese cuisine that was appetizing, affordable and significantly lowered blood pressure among adults diagnosed with hypertension. ... read..

New method of inciting immunological responses is revealed
Washington | July 17, 2022 4:56:55 PM IST
Small proteins, called chemokines, that direct immune cells toward sites of infection can also form DNA-bound nanoparticles that can induce chronic, dysfunctional immune responses, according to a new study. ... read..

Delhi's Covid tally declines to 491, two more deaths reported
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported a decline in fresh Covid infection in last 24 hours, at 491 against 601 reported the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

IMA urges government to withdraw GST on healthcare services
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday requested the Centre to immediately withdraw the imposition of GST on healthcare services. ... read..

Migraine drugs might be beneficial for weight loss: Study
Washington | July 16, 2022 11:55:25 PM IST
According to a study conducted on obese mice, a prescribed category of migraine drugs named Triptans is considered to be helpful in treating obesity. ... read..

Study reveals theatre participation promotes healthier body image among children
Washington | July 16, 2022 11:27:39 PM IST
As per a recent study published in Body Image, young children who participate in theatre productions are known to promote a more healthy body image. ... read..

Study shows individualized eating program helps dieters lose weight
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:26:46 PM IST
iDip, an individualized diet program, uses a unique visual tool that helps dieters choose foods that limit their daily calories while consuming adequate amounts of protein and fibre. Now in its third clinical trial, the program shows promise in helping pe ... read..

'Step therapy' effective strategy for diabetic eye disease: Study
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:26:40 PM IST
Clinical trial results suggest that a step strategy, in which patients with diabetic macular oedema start with a less expensive medicine and switch to a more expensive medicine if the vision does not improve sufficiently, gives results similar to starting ... read..

Covaxin can help control virus load, reduce disease severity: Study
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Scientists have found that Covaxin, which is an inactivated whole-virion vaccine, induces robust immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and its variants of concern that persists for at least six months after vaccination and induces memory T cells that can respond ro ... read..

Brain dead woman's organs save lives of two soldiers
New Delhi/Pune | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A brain dead lady's family members donated her organs which saved the lives of two soldiers who were awaiting kidney transplant. ... read..

Delhi's Covid tally rises to 601, no new death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported rise in new Covid infections in last 24 hours, at 601 against 520 reported on the previous day, but there was no fresh death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Health Ministry issues guidelines for monkeypox management
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A day ater India registered its first monkeypox case, the Union Health Ministry on Friday issued guidelines for the management of the disease. ... read..

Mass reluctance in taking Covid-19 booster dose worries Bengal govt
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The West Bengal government is concerned over the reluctance of people in getting Covid-19 booster doses. ... read..

Over 100 students of IIIT Basara fall ill due to food poisoning
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Over 100 students of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) at Basara town in Telangana's Nirmal district took ill on Friday due to suspected food poisoning. ... read..

Women can lower their rate of illness with improved diet, suggests study
Washington | July 15, 2022 11:55:38 PM IST
New research from the University of Georgia suggests the higher rates of illness among women can be improved by a better diet, one that is high in pigmented carotenoids such as yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges and carrots. ... read..

Study finds cancer trigger that could spur targeted drug therapies
Washington | July 15, 2022 9:26:04 PM IST
The function of a particular domain of proteins crucial to the biology of plants and microbes has now been conclusively connected to a human cancer trigger, the knowledge that had escaped scientists for decades, according to researchers from the US Depart ... read..

Do you know lifestyle may be more important than age in determining dementia risk?
Washington | July 15, 2022 7:26:39 PM IST
A recent Baycrest research found that adults without dementia risk factors like smoking, diabetes, or hearing loss had brain health compared to those who are 10 to 20 years younger than them. The research discovered that only one dementia risk factor can ... read..

Study: Stress transmitter noradrenaline wakes your brain up many times a night and it is normal
Health | July 15, 2022 4:26:06 PM IST
You might believe that uninterrupted sleep is necessary for optimal sleep. The neurotransmitter noradrenaline, however, is actually what wakes you up more than 100 times a night, according to a recent study from the University of Copenhagen. It is quite n ... read..

Study: Whole blood transfusion may be used as disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease
Houston (Texas) | July 15, 2022 3:26:16 PM IST
According to a recent study from UTHealth Houston, the complete exchange of blood may be a novel, disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. This treatment successfully reduced the development of amyloid plaque in mice's brains. ... read..

Amid low precaution dose uptake, 'Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' to kick off
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A 75-day-long 'Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' will commence from Friday to provide free precaution dose to all eligible adults at government Covid Vaccination Centres (CVCs). ... read..

Odisha asks collectors to intensify vax drive for 18-59 age group
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
With Covid-19 cases rising day-by-day in the state, the Odisha government on Thursday asked all collectors and municipal commissioners to intensify vaccination of 18-59 age group on campaign mode from Friday. ... read..

Kerala records India's first monkeypox case, Centre rushes team (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Kerala on Thursday recorded India's first case of monkeypox with state Health Minister Veena George saying that the suspected case has turned positive. ... read..

Centre rushes team to Kerala after monkeypox case confirmed
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Thursday rushed a high-level multi-disciplinary team to Kerala to collaborate with the state health authorities in instituting public health measures in view of the confirmed case of monkeypox in Kollam district. ... read..

Delhi reports 520 fresh Covid cases, 1 death
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported a rise in fresh Covid infections in last 24 hours, at 520 against 490 reported on previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Brain inflammation may link Alzheimer's risk, sleep disturbance
Washington | July 14, 2022 4:26:09 PM IST
Scientists have discovered that brain inflammation may link Alzheimer's disease risk with sleep disturbance, which may aid early detection and prevention efforts by identifying novel treatment targets at preclinical stages. ... read..

Curbing Candida: The cells that keep fungal infections at bay
Washington | July 14, 2022 2:58:42 PM IST
Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown defence mechanism employed by the immune system in fighting Candida infections. ... read..

Delhi reports 490 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Wednesday reported rise in daily Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 490 against 400 reported on the previous day, while there were three Covid-related deaths, as per Delhi government health bulletin. ... read..

Scientists develop mechanism to inactivate Covid by blocking entry to cells
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Scientists have developed a design of a new class of synthetic peptides that can not only block the entry of SARS-CoV-2 virus entry into cells but also clump the virions (virus particles) together, reducing their ability to infect. ... read..

Over 1,000 kids affected by acute hepatitis globally, 22 lives lost: WHO
Geneva | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
About 35 countries have reported 1,010 probable cases of severe acute hepatitis in children, while 22 kids have died from the disease with no cause identified yet, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. ... read..

Monkeypox outbreak was avoidable: US expert
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The recent monkeypox outbreak, with about 9,200 cases reported across 63 countries, was avoidable, according to a US expert. ... read..

Candida control: The cells that ward off fungal infections
Rehovot | July 13, 2022 10:27:16 PM IST
The yeast Candida is the most infamous of all the fungi that inhabit the human body. This distant relative of baker's yeast is well known for producing several different varieties of thrush, which can be quite bothersome, but it can also result in an inva ... read..

White kids' six-month mortality less than half that of black kids who underwent heart transplant
Washington | July 13, 2022 6:55:41 PM IST
According to new research, white children's six-month mortality was less than half that of black children who underwent heart transplant surgery for the first time. ... read..

Study: Cells that results in neuronal death in a mouse model of mitochondrial disease
Washington | July 13, 2022 5:57:49 PM IST
According to a recent study, a type of central nervous system cell, Microglia is primarily responsible for neuronal death in Leigh Syndrome and the neurological symptoms related to this mitochondrial disease. This research was measured by using a mouse mo ... read..

COVID-19 booster vaccine beneficial for lupus patients: Study
New York | July 13, 2022 3:58:07 PM IST
Those with systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, who received a "booster" dose of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine after receiving the full dosage are about half as likely to experience a subsequent "breakthrough" COVID-19 infection, according to a recent study. ... read..

'Pani puri' blamed for spurt in typhoid cases in Telangana
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
A top health official of Telangana has blamed "pani puri" for the large number of typhoid cases being registered across the state. ... read..

Delhi's daily Covid tally rises to 400, one new death
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported a rise in its daily Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 400 against 280 reported on previous day, while there was one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

India's first qHPV vaccine against cervical cancer gets DCGI's nod
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday granted market authorisation to India's first Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) against cervical cancer. ... read..

Covid cases once again rising in NE states
Guwahati/Agartala | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
After a gap of several months, new Covid cases are rising in almost all the northeastern states with the authorities in most states yet to take any precautionary measures, including making wearing of the face mask mandatory. ... read..

PGIMER gets advanced liver transplant centre
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The state-of-the-art Advanced Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Centre (AHTC) was inaugurated in the Department of Hepatology of the PGIMER here on Tuesday. ... read..

Mindful meditation likely to relieve pain: Study
Washington | July 12, 2022 6:57:28 PM IST
According to neuroscientists individuals who indulge in mindfulness meditation can diminish their suffering for generations. ... read..

Sperm screening might detect harmful mutations before embryo implantation
Washington | July 12, 2022 2:57:13 PM IST
Screening sperm may help identify potentially harmful new genetic mutations and help fertility specialists prevent them from being passed on to offspring, shows a preliminary study. The results suggest a potential tool to help improve fertility treatment ... read..

Researchers show effectiveness of migraine drugs in weight loss
Washington | July 12, 2022 1:27:45 PM IST
Triptans, a commonly prescribed class of migraine drugs, may also be useful in treating obesity, a new study suggests. ... read..

Odisha reports 572 Covid cases; guidelines issued for traders in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
As many as 572 new Covid-19 cases were reported from across Odisha on Monday, taking the state's active caseload to 3,360, the state health department said. ... read..

Delhi records decline in Covid cases, no new death
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported considerable decline in it Covid tally in last 24 hours, at 280 against 433 infection on the previous day, while no new death was reported, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Monkeypox patients shed 'potentially' infectious high viral loads: Study
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Monkeypox patients are likely to shed high viral loads that can be 'potentially' infectious, German scientists have found. ... read..

Abnormal heart metabolism linked to sudden cardiac death in future: Study
Washington | July 11, 2022 11:25:32 PM IST
According to a small, but rigorous study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, adults with abnormal heart metabolism are up to three times more likely to experience life-threatening arrhythmias (an irregular heart rhythm), and MRI techniques could be ... read..

ICMR launches National Registry of Multiple Sclerosis & Allied Demyelinating Disorders
New Delhi | July 11, 2022 9:57:26 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has set up a National Registry of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Indian Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinating Disorders Registry and Research Network (IMSRN) and it will create an organised system for data ... read..

Do you know small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes in our gut?
Washington | July 11, 2022 6:27:11 PM IST
According to a new study each person's gut is home to 500 to 1,000 different bacterial species, which might total 100,000 trillion germs. Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used mouse models to examine how diet and ... read..

Study offers first proof of connection between chronic pain and opioid use disorders
Columbus | July 11, 2022 6:26:54 PM IST
Scientists have long suspected a link between opioid use disorder (OUD) and chronic pain, but the brain processes that link OUD and chronic pain remain unknown. Researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine and t ... read..

Summer season likely to increase the risk of miscarriages: Study
Boston | July 10, 2022 11:27:30 PM IST
As per a recent study made by the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSHP), the summer months raise the chances of miscarriages in women when compared to other weather conditions. ... read..

Do you know adding extra salt to your food linked to higher risk of premature death?
Washington | July 10, 2022 10:25:50 PM IST
According to a recent research of more than 500,000 people discovered that people are at higher risk of dying prematurely from any reason, who add extra salt to their cooked food at the table. ... read..

Research links childhood trauma to elderly persons' poor physical and mental health
Toronto | July 10, 2022 2:25:16 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Toronto recently conducted a study that found that elderly people who had been physically abused as children had a considerably higher likelihood of developing chronic pain and other physical ailments as they age. ... read..

Study: Feeling Hungry correlated to anger, irritability
Washington | July 10, 2022 1:55:33 PM IST
According to a new research, feelings of irritation and anger are significantly correlated with hunger, and being hungry might actually make us "hangry." ... read..

Gardening can promote better mental health: Study
Washington | July 10, 2022 7:24:47 AM IST
New research suggests that many people may indeed reap mental health benefits from working with plants even if they've never gardened before. ... read..

Scientists discover cancer triggers that could spur targeted drug therapies
Washington | July 10, 2022 5:25:24 AM IST
Researchers definitively linked the function of a specific domain of proteins important in plant-microbe biology to a cancer trigger in humans, the knowledge that had eluded scientists for decades. ... read..

Research: Human-like robots may be perceived as having mental states
Washington | July 10, 2022 5:25:23 AM IST
According to new research, when robots appear to engage with people and display human-like emotions, people may perceive them as capable of 'thinking,' or acting on their own beliefs and desires rather than their programs. ... read..

Delhi records 544 Covid cases, 2 deaths
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported marginal rise in new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 544 against 531 on the previous day, while there were two more Covid-related deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Japanese Encephalitis claims 8 lives, 82 infected in Assam
Guwahati | Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
At least eight people died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam in the past nine days while 82 were infected, prompting the Health Department to seek authorities to set up District Rapid Response Teams (DRRT) to keep a close watch on the situation. ... read..

Maha Covid-19 tally crosses 80 lakh, fatalities inch towards 148K
Mumbai | Sunday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The Covid-19 cumulative tally in Maharashtra crossed the 8-million mark - which is below The Netherlands and above Iran - since the outbreak of the pandemic in the state in March 2020, health officials said here on Saturday. ... read..

Research: Women with anorexia likely to have underweight babies
Washington | July 9, 2022 8:25:25 PM IST
A recent study found that pregnant women with the eating condition anorexia nervosa are five times more likely to give birth to babies who are underweight. ... read..

Study suggests healthier body image in children gets promoted by theatre productions
Washington | July 9, 2022 7:27:50 PM IST
Theatre productions can help to promote healthier body image in young children, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..

Study: Mindfulness meditation relieves pain by separating it from the self
Washington | July 9, 2022 6:55:22 PM IST
Neuroscientists have recently been able to find out how individuals have been employing mindfulness meditation to try to reduce their suffering for generations. ... read..

Male dogs are four times more likely than female dogs to develop infectious cancer of mouth or nose: Study
Cambridge | July 9, 2022 4:26:01 PM IST
A recent study found that male dogs are four to five times more likely than female dogs to develop the oro-nasal variant of a canine transmissible venereal tumour. ... read..

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