Thursday, February 29, 2024

Researchers find out how to solve structure of immune-evading HIV protein complex
Okinawa Prefecture | July 14, 2023 11:40:31 PM IST
The "viral infectivity factor (Vif)" of the HIV-1 virus can inhibit cellular defences. Cryo-electron microscopy has now been used by OIST researchers Prof. Matthias Wolf and Dr Takahide Kouno as well as a global team of collaborators to discover the atomi ... read..

Social isolation linked to lower brain volume: Study
Minneapolis | July 14, 2023 2:10:56 PM IST
According to a study published in the online edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, older people who have little social interaction with others may be more likely to experience loss of overall brain volume and in a ... read..

Gut bacteria linked to fatty deposits in heart arteries: Research
Washington DC | July 14, 2023 2:10:46 PM IST
Researchers in Sweden established a relationship between the numbers of particular bacteria in the gut and coronary atherosclerotic plaques in a large study. Atherosclerotic plaques, which are generated by the accumulation of fatty and cholesterol deposit ... read..

WHO classifies non-sugar sweetener Aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans, but safe within limits
Geneva | July 14, 2023 8:44:13 AM IST
The World Health Organization on Thursday classified non-sugar sweetener aspartame as a possible carcinogen and said it is safe to have it with a daily intake of 40 milligrams per kilogram of a persons body weight. ... read..

Researchers shed light on how genes make people prone to allergies
Pennsylvania | July 14, 2023 12:11:41 AM IST
The scientific understanding of why some people are more susceptible to allergies than others is being strengthened by new studies. The University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine researchers discovered how genetic variations that change a pa ... read..

Researchers provide more insight into treatment of severe asthma
La Jolla (California) | July 13, 2023 7:44:27 PM IST
Many individuals are unaware of how serious asthma may be. Asthma is thought to be the cause of ten American deaths each day, 439,000 hospital admissions per year, and 1.3 million visits to emergency rooms. ... read..

Racial discrimination increases risk for childhood obesity: Study
Washington DC | July 12, 2023 2:42:53 PM IST
According to a new study published in JAMA Network Open, children who suffer racial discriminationare more likely to have a higher BMI and a wider waistline later in life. The findings suggest that, in addition to other socioeconomic factors such as fami ... read..

Study shows pre-operative exercise substantially helps with recovery
Dunedin | July 12, 2023 12:43:27 PM IST
A University of Otago study demonstrates that a short plan of high intensity interval training before surgery can significantly aid recovery. ... read..

Damage to gut bacteria linked with chemo-induced weight gain in breast cancer patients: Study
Edmonton | July 12, 2023 12:43:17 PM IST
Researchers discovered a relationship between chemotherapy-induced changes in gut bacteria and the harmful weight gain seen in breast cancer patients, perhaps leading the way to helping survivors avoid obesity-related illness later in life. ... read..

Patients with brain damage might 'dramatically improve' with simple oxygen intervention: Study
Lausanne | July 11, 2023 10:11:25 PM IST
We utilise our motor learning abilities to teach ourselves how to run, pick up a drink, and walk so that we can get around in the world. But advancing years or illness might impair our capacity to develop motor skills. Scientists who are examining the eff ... read..

Obesity associated with adverse outcomes in leukemia treatment: Study
Washington | July 11, 2023 10:11:09 PM IST
Scientists are focusing on how body weight can impact health outcomes as the obesity epidemic in the United States spreads. AYAs with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may have worse treatment outcomes when their body mass index (BMI) is higher, accordi ... read..

Study sheds more light on treatment-resistant hypertension
Los Angeles (California) | July 11, 2023 9:12:45 PM IST
The condition of hypertension, which is a high blood pressure that can result in a heart attack or stroke, is managed by medication for many patients. This type of elevated blood pressure, known as apparent resistant hypertension (aRH), necessitates addit ... read..

Study finds children with autism have broad memory difficulties
Washington DC | July 11, 2023 9:12:16 PM IST
According to new Stanford School of Medicine research, children with autism have memory issues that limit not only their ability to remember faces but also their capacity to retain other types of information. The study discovered that these deficits are r ... read..

Hairdressers, beauticians, accountants might be at higher risk of ovarian cancer: Study
Washington | July 11, 2023 9:11:57 PM IST
A case-control study published online in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine found that particular employment positions, such as hairdressers, beauticians, and accountants, may be related with an increased risk of ovarian cancer. ... read..

Gum disease linked to buildup of Alzheimer's plaque formation: Study
Cambridge | July 11, 2023 6:12:13 PM IST
Although most individuals don't associate oral disease with serious health issues, growing evidence suggests that oral bacteria play an important role in systemic disorders such as colon cancer and heart disease. New Forsyth Institute research suggests a ... read..

Lollipops may help in diagnostic procedures for both children, adults: Study
Washington, DC | July 11, 2023 4:11:04 AM IST
A lollipop may be a tasty reward for a child who has survived a trip to the doctor's office, but this sweet treat may now make diagnostic testing during a visit less intrusive and more joyful. ... read..

How to fix damaged hearing cells, finds scientists
Virginia | July 10, 2023 10:40:59 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have figured out how damaged hearing cells may heal. The attempts to create new and improved strategies for the treatment and prevention of hearing loss may be aided by that crucial discovery. ... read..

Air monitor can identify Covid-19 virus in five minutes
Missouri | July 10, 2023 9:41:38 PM IST
Scientists are investigating techniques to monitor indoor environment in real time for viruses now that the Covid-19 pandemic's emergency phase is over. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a real-time monitor that can identify ... read..

Study reveals how triple combination therapy improves cystic fibrosis
Berlin | July 10, 2023 9:11:34 AM IST
Mucus in the airways is less sticky, and lung inflammation is greatly reduced: In individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF), triple combination treatment can produce these long-term benefits. ... read..

Positive effects of exercise on blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | July 9, 2023 4:42:40 PM IST
According to a study, exercise has a positive effect on blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes. ... read..

Study finds how deep-sleep brain waves predict blood sugar control
California | July 9, 2023 4:42:27 PM IST
Researchers have known that a lack of quality sleep can increase a person's risk of diabetes. Now, new findings from a team of sleep scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are closer to an answer. The researchers have uncovered a potential ... read..

Consuming unhealthy foods is linked to increase in cardiovascular disease: Study
Hamilton (Ontario) | July 9, 2023 4:42:29 PM IST
Researchers discovered that people who do not consume enough of six essential nutrients have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). ... read..

Study suggests removing excess chromosomes from cancer cells can prevent tumour growth
Connecticut | July 9, 2023 11:40:17 AM IST
A new Yale study found that cancer cells with extra chromosomes rely on those chromosomes for tumour formation, and eliminating them prevents the cells from developing tumours. The findings suggested the prospect of a revolutionary cancer therapy techniqu ... read..

Deep-sleep brain waves are able to regulate body's sensitivity to insulin: Study
Washington | July 8, 2023 8:43:02 PM IST
Researchers discovered a potential mechanism in humans that explains how and why deep-sleep brain waves at night can regulate the body's sensitivity to insulin, which improves blood sugar control the next day. ... read..

Bilateral total knee arthroplasty linked to rise in complication rates: Study
Washington | July 8, 2023 8:42:57 PM IST
A study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery found that patients receiving bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have a higher risk of numerous types of problems than matched individuals undergoing unilateral TKA. ... read..

Antiviral cytokines dampen immune response to tuberculosis: Study
Washington | July 8, 2023 6:40:31 PM IST
Researchers have discovered how anti-viral cytokines can reduce the immune response to tuberculosis. ... read..

Scientists find hidden micro-stressors in daily driving
Texas | July 8, 2023 6:40:25 PM IST
Every day, commuters around the world seek ideal driving conditions, but they are rarely obtained. When the weather turns poor, traffic worsens and becomes regularly crowded. A stress-free commute is generally ascribed to factors such as light traffic and ... read..

Study reveals young kidney cancer survivors more likely to develop heart problems
Washington | July 8, 2023 6:40:09 PM IST
According to a study, many teenage and young adult kidney cancer survivors are at a significant risk for heart problems due to heightened levels of hypertension or high blood pressure. ... read..

Study finds younger kidney cancer survivors at significant risk for heart problems
Washington | July 8, 2023 4:42:04 PM IST
As per a recent study, many adolescent and young adult kidney cancer survivors are at a significantly elevated risk for heart issues due to increased levels of hypertension or high blood pressure. ... read..

More active older persons have higher quality of life: Study
Washington | July 8, 2023 4:09:50 PM IST
Researchers have found a link between reduced levels of physical exercise and lower quality of life in people over sixty. The study was published in the Health and Quality of Life Outcomes journal. ... read..

Global diet study challenges advice to limit high-fat dairy foods
Los Angeles | July 8, 2023 2:10:18 AM IST
According to a study conducted in 80 countries across all inhabited continents, unprocessed red meat and whole grains can be included or excluded from a healthy diet. ... read..

Tumour growth can be prevented by removing excess chromosomes from cancer cells: Study
Connecticut | July 7, 2023 3:41:12 AM IST
According to a recent Yale study, cancer cells with additional chromosomes rely on those chromosomes for tumour formation, and removing them stops the cells from growing tumours. The results, according to the researchers, point to the possibility of a nov ... read..

New single-cell study offers fresh perspectives on gastric cancer
Texas | July 7, 2023 2:42:05 AM IST
During the advancement of gastric cancer, a new study headed by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre offers a better knowledge of the evolution of the tumour microenvironment. A new treatment target and a connection between mult ... read..

Lack of sleep reduces cognitive benefits of physical activity: Study
Washington | July 6, 2023 9:11:29 PM IST
According to a new study by UCL researchers, regular physical activity may protect against cognitive decline as one ages, but this protective impact may be lessened for people who do not receive enough sleep. ... read..

Memories of childhood abuse, neglect has higher impact on mental health than experience itself
Washington | July 6, 2023 4:42:29 PM IST
The way childhood abuse and/or neglect is remembered and processed has a greater impact on later mental health than the experience itself, according to new research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College L ... read..

Study reveals widely consumed vegetable oil leads to unhealthy gut
California | July 6, 2023 3:42:03 PM IST
High use of soybean oil has been associated with obesity and diabetes, as well as autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression. Add ulcerative colitis, a kind of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterised by chronic inflammation of the large i ... read..

Younger kidney cancer survivors are at risk for heart problems: Study
Washington | July 5, 2023 9:40:35 PM IST
Researchers found that many adolescent and young adult kidney cancer survivors are at a significantly elevated risk for heart issues due to increased levels of hypertension or high blood pressure, according to a study. ... read..

Researchers suggest antibiotic regimen for newborns
Washington | July 5, 2023 10:09:58 AM IST
Gentamicin is a commonly used antibiotic in the treatment of severely unwell newborns. It is water soluble and is mostly excreted from the body through the urine. As a result, total body weight, which includes the weight of the body's water content, is ut ... read..

Researchers discover new mechanism to understand role of mutations on enzyme substrates
North Carolina | July 4, 2023 3:10:13 PM IST
Cancer spreads in devious, almost military ways across the human body. It may, for example, alter our genetic make-up, take over certain cell-to-cell signalling mechanisms, and change essential enzymes to enhance tumour development, resistance to medicine ... read..

Older adults who remain more active have better quality of life: Study
Washington | July 4, 2023 3:10:09 PM IST
Researchers have discovered that when persons are over sixty, there is a correlation between less physical activity and a lower quality of life.The study was published in the journal, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ... read..

Base editing can be preferable in curing sickle cell disease: Study
New York | July 4, 2023 1:10:33 PM IST
Scientists found base editing increased fetal hemoglobin production in a new treatment for sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia. ... read..

Anti-viral cytokines blunt immune response to tuberculosis: Study
Washington | July 4, 2023 11:41:48 AM IST
Researchers have discovered how anti-viral cytokines can reduce the immunological response to tuberculosis. ... read..

Study reveals positive effects of exercise on blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes
Washington | July 4, 2023 12:11:09 AM IST
A study has revealed that exercise gives positive effects on blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes. ... read..

ECG readings can diagnose heart attacks more accurately than current approaches: Study
Washington | July 4, 2023 12:10:56 AM IST
A study has revealed that a new machine learning model uses electrocardiogram (ECG) readings to diagnose and classify heart attacks faster and more accurately than current approaches. ... read..

New approach to combat effects of birth asphyxia
Bonn | July 4, 2023 12:10:44 AM IST
Birth asphyxia is one of the major complications in newborns, leading to the death of babies, however, the use of caffeine is currently considered as a therapeutic strategy against the long-term deleterious consequences of birth asphyxia. ... read..

Fewer teenagers now consider themselves to be overweight: Study
England | July 3, 2023 9:10:06 PM IST
A study of over 745,000 adolescents from 41 countries in Europe and North America discovered an increase in the number of teenagers who underestimate their body weight. Tracking data from 2002 to 2018, the peer-reviewed findings, published in Child and Ad ... read..

Prevalence of metabolically related fatty liver disease is rising: Study
Chicago | July 2, 2023 4:40:25 PM IST
According to a study presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Chicago, the percentage of adults suffering from metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), the leading cause of liver disease worldwide, is increasing. ... read..

High BMI raises risk of numerous rheumatic diseases: Research
Washington | July 2, 2023 4:40:14 PM IST
A higher BMI raises the risk of five major rheumatic disorders, according to a recent Uppsala University study: rheumatism, osteoarthritis, gout, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory spondylitis. ... read..

Research reveals perception of pain in people with Alzheimer's Disease
London | July 2, 2023 3:41:40 PM IST
According to a recent study from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN), the processing of pain signals differs in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD) compared to healthy mice. ... read..

Hormone therapy can help couples with unexplained infertility: Study
Copenhagen | July 2, 2023 3:41:14 PM IST
A small study of couples experiencing unexplained infertility found that hormone therapy may improve their chances of having a child. ... read..

Study reveals how hormone therapy may cause heartburn, chest pain
Ohio | July 2, 2023 2:09:48 PM IST
For years, scientists have debated whether hormone therapy (HT) is linked to an increased risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A recent comprehensive study and meta-analysis attempt to settle the controversy, revealing a strong correlation betw ... read..

Researchers reveal how non-invasive approach predicts retinopathy of prematurity
Chicago | July 1, 2023 11:41:23 PM IST
The most prevalent cause of avoidable irreversible blindness in infants in the United States, retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), has been the focus of an intensive study at Ann & Robert H. Lurie infants's Hospital of Chicago. ... read..

Study reveals how tuberculosis cases in prisons worldwide go unnoticed
Boston | July 1, 2023 5:39:58 PM IST
Researchers discovered TB case rates to be persistently high and case detection to be low in jails, indicating the need for health organisations to step up efforts to stop the spread of TB among this high-risk demographic. ... read..

Lean muscle mass increases resistance to Alzheimer's disease: Study
Washington | July 1, 2023 2:39:51 PM IST
Researchers discovered that having a lot of lean muscle may prevent Alzheimer's. The underlying molecular mechanisms, as well as the consequences for clinical and public health, still require further study. ... read..

Water fasts could help with weight loss, but benefits may not last long: Study
Chicago | July 1, 2023 12:11:28 PM IST
Water fasts, in which participants consume only water for a period of time, may help with weight loss, but it's unclear how long it will remain, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The researchers also found that the other met ... read..

Study finds small molecules have significant impact on different brain, role in Alzheimer's disease
Amsterdam | June 30, 2023 8:40:35 PM IST
A recent study from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience and the VIB-KU Leuven Centre for Brain and Disease Research demonstrates that a little molecule known as microRNA-132 can significantly affect many brain cells and may be related to Alzheimer' ... read..

Water fasts may help you lose weight, but you might gain it back quickly: Study
Chicago | June 30, 2023 7:41:04 PM IST
According to a study from the University of Illinois Chicago, water fasts, in which participants only ingest water for a period of time, may aid in weight loss, but it's not clear how long the weight loss will last. Additionally, the researchers discovere ... read..

Increased lean muscle mass protects against Alzheimer's disease: Study
Washington | June 30, 2023 12:12:33 PM IST
Researchers found high levels of lean muscle may protect against Alzheimer's disease. However, more research is needed to elucidate the underlying biological pathways, as well as the clinical and public health implications. ... read..

Loneliness linked with elevated risk of heart disease in patients with diabetes: Study
Prague | June 30, 2023 12:12:26 PM IST
Researchers found loneliness is a greater risk factor for heart disease in diabetic patients than diet, exercise, smoking and depression. ... read..

Half of tuberculosis cases in prisons worldwide go unnoticed: Study
Boston | June 30, 2023 11:39:23 AM IST
Researchers found consistently high TB case rates and low case detection in prisons, suggesting the need for health organizations to increase efforts to reduce the spread of TB among this high-risk population. ... read..

Study suggests new concept to understand T cell traits, functions
London | June 29, 2023 10:42:15 PM IST
T cells encounter various mechanical cues in various tissues. In order to demonstrate that more elastic tissues encourage T cells to develop into effector-like T cells with potent tumor-killing potential, while more viscous tissues encourage them to devel ... read..

Consult experts for weight guidance during pregnancy, study recommends
England | June 29, 2023 7:40:05 PM IST
A recent review of over 100 research papers suggests that pregnant women may benefit from more support from qualified dietitians in controlling weight gain during pregnancy. ... read..

Combining maths with music can help students in getting higher score: Study
England | June 29, 2023 5:40:43 PM IST
Children do better in maths when music is incorporated into their lessons, according to a review of nearly 50 years of research on the subject. ... read..

Stem cells role in protecting gastric mucosa, finds study
Ikoma | June 29, 2023 5:40:12 PM IST
The parietal, chief, pit, and neck cells make up the gastric corpus, which is a major component of the glandular stomach. Each of these specialised epithelial cells plays a crucial part in digestion, and they are constantly replenished by new ones created ... read..

Researchers find neurons linked to chronic stress
Solna | June 29, 2023 12:11:29 AM IST
A set of nerve cells in the mouse brain have been shown to play a role in the development of unpleasant emotional states and long-term stress, according to researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet. The neurons, which have been mapped using a variety ... read..

Drug delivery method reverse senescence of stem cells: Study
Washington | June 28, 2023 9:39:21 PM IST
Researchers discovered methods for removing older cells from cultures when the capture rate is low. Rather than removing old cells, it is preferable to prevent them from entering senescence in the first place. ... read..

Study finds insights into transplant rejection, drug development targets
Washington | June 28, 2023 9:09:43 PM IST
Researchers discovered new drug development targets as well as potential urine tests. ... read..

Study reveals poverty negatively affects structural wiring in children's brains
Washington | June 28, 2023 6:09:55 PM IST
Growing up in poverty may impact the wiring of a child's brain, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. ... read..

Performing arts may help in lowering anxiety and depression: Study
England | June 28, 2023 4:40:12 PM IST
The effect of group-based performing arts-based therapy on symptom severity, well-being, quality of life, functional communication, and social participation was studied by researchers at the University of Exeter. In a study published in BMJ Open, the rese ... read..

That necessary morning coffee may be a placebo
Lausanne | June 28, 2023 4:39:59 PM IST
Many people don't consider the day to begin until their coffee mug is empty. Coffee is commonly assumed to increase alertness, thus individuals drink it to wake themselves up and improve their productivity. Portuguese researchers analysed coffee consumers ... read..

Adenomyosis increases risk of pregnancy and childbirth complications in women
Copenhagen | June 28, 2023 4:09:31 PM IST
According to research presented at the 39th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), women with adenomyosis, a chronic condition that can cause pelvic pain and heavy menstrual bleeding, are at an increased risk ... read..

AI with high accuracy increases lung cancer detection: Study
Illinois | June 27, 2023 11:41:19 PM IST
According to a study published in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), assistance from an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm with high diagnostic accuracy improved radiologist performance in detecting lung cancers ... read..

Bariatric surgery reduces risk of major cardiac events in patients with obesity, sleep apnea: Study
Las Vegas | June 27, 2023 10:43:34 PM IST
According to a new study presented at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting, bariatric surgery, also known as weight-loss or metabolic surgery, was associated with a 42pc lower risk of major advers ... read..

Study finds risk factors for early-onset colorectal cancer in males
Indianapolis | June 27, 2023 10:43:32 PM IST
Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality are decreasing in people over 50, but increasing in people under 50. ... read..

'Ageing' immune cell levels may predict how well we respond to vaccines: Research
Cambridge | June 27, 2023 10:43:09 PM IST
Cambridge scientists have discovered a blood pattern that could help predict how well an individual will respond to immunisations. The study, which was published in Nature Communications, could explain why, even within susceptible patient groups, some peo ... read..

Study finds treatment identified for liver fibrosis
Washington | June 27, 2023 8:40:59 PM IST
Researchers looked into a possible new treatment option for patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-related fibrosis. ... read..

Hormone treatment may help couples with unexplained infertility
Copenhagen | June 27, 2023 8:41:05 AM IST
A small study of couples facing unexplained infertility reveals that hormone therapy may boost the chances of having a baby. ... read..

High BMI increases risk of numerous rheumatic diseases: Study
Washington | June 27, 2023 1:39:59 AM IST
According to a new study from Uppsala University, having a higher BMI increases the risk of five major rheumatic diseases: rheumatism, osteoarthritis, gout, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory spondylitis. ... read..

Poor sense of smell linked to higher risk of depression in older adults: Study
Washington | June 26, 2023 10:09:44 PM IST
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have significant new evidence of a relationship between reduced sense of smell and risk of developing late-life depression in a study that followed over 2,000 community-dwelling older persons for eight years. ... read..

Study reveals prevalence of metabolically related fatty liver disease is rising
Chicago | June 26, 2023 10:09:42 PM IST
According to a study presented at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Chicago, the percentage of adults with metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), the major global cause of liver disease, is growing. ... read..

Exposure to environmental chemicals associated with thyroid issues: Study
Washington | June 26, 2023 10:09:30 PM IST
A study led by Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, uncovers a number of connections between the presence of phenol biomarkers and changed thyroid hormone levels in women seeking reproductive treat ... read..

Progesterone reduces night sweats and improves sleep in perimenopausal women: Study
British Columbia | June 26, 2023 8:10:48 PM IST
Progesterone (micronized, oral) is beneficial at reducing night sweats and improving sleep in perimenopausal women who have menstruated within the last year, according to new controlled trial research. Perimenopausal women are especially concerned with th ... read..

New study expands understanding of treatment-resistant hypertension
California | June 26, 2023 5:11:59 PM IST
Medication keeps hypertension--high blood pressure that can lead to stroke or heart attack--at bay for many patients. But what if the medication that doctors generally give doesn't work? This type of high blood pressure, known as apparent resistant hypert ... read..

Study discovers diagnostic procedures for cardiovascular diseases
Washington | June 25, 2023 10:39:57 PM IST
Recent research has moved us one step closer to developing effective treatments for complex cardiovascular diseases. ... read..

Study demonstrates how folate receptors in brain tumours are identified
Turku | June 25, 2023 8:40:29 PM IST
Folate-based radiopharmaceuticals can be used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to identify folate receptors in brain tumours. The identification of folate receptors and its potential application in brain tumours is a fresh and significant sci ... read..

Study shows link between adolescent sleep and general health
California | June 25, 2023 7:09:26 PM IST
Fiona Baker, the director of SRI's Human Sleep Research Program, has been studying the complex links between sleep and overall health and well-being. ... read..

Exercise can lead to strokes in those who have blocked arteries: Study
Washington | June 25, 2023 7:09:22 PM IST
Many disregard the warnings displayed outside gyms that encourage them to see a doctor before indulging in rigorous exercise. Isn't it true that exercise is beneficial to your health? Certain diseases, on the other hand, may make the increased heart rate ... read..

Popular steroids may mess up with several cancer therapies: Study
Washington | June 25, 2023 7:09:12 PM IST
Immunotherapy is a relatively new and successful cancer treatment. It causes the immune system to identify tumours as invaders and attack them. Immunotherapy, however, does not benefit all patients. Why? Scientists aren't always certain. ... read..

Study reveals sports concussions raise risk of injury
Washington | June 25, 2023 3:39:58 PM IST
Concussions are an undesirable result of contact sports at the junior and senior levels. Sports doctors at the University of South Australia are now suggesting that kid athletes who have suffered brain trauma take longer to recover, citing recent research ... read..

Low-dose aspirin may increase risk of anaemia in healthy older adults: Research
Washington | June 25, 2023 1:39:40 PM IST
According to a new study that looked at data from the landmark ASPREE trial, using aspirin on a daily basis for an extended period of time increases the risk of anaemia by 20% in people aged 70 and older. ... read..

Plant-based meal packages associated with lower BMI in children: Study
Washington | June 25, 2023 1:39:37 PM IST
Taking a "food is medicine" approach, according to a new study undertaken by experts at the Mass General Brigham hospital system, could increase nutrition security for families while simultaneously lowering children's body mass index (BMI). Researchers fr ... read..

Study reveals regular naps linked to increased brain volume
London | June 25, 2023 1:09:25 PM IST
According to a new study conducted by academics at UCL and the University of the Republic in Uruguay, daytime napping may assist to protect brain function by slowing the speed at which our brains shrink as we age. ... read..

When elders are treated locally, outcomes are better: Study
Washington | June 24, 2023 9:09:35 PM IST
Researchers found elderly people with health issues frequently require intermediate monitoring, care, and treatment. ... read..

Study discovers secrets of high-elevation pregnancies
Washington | June 24, 2023 9:09:33 PM IST
Researchers discovered genetic foundations that allow certain populations of highland mice to protect growing foetuses at higher elevations. ... read..

Malaria treatment made possible by cancer medication: Study
Florida | June 24, 2023 9:09:31 PM IST
Because the disease is becoming increasingly resistant to existing medications, a group of UCF researchers is attempting to use cancer pharmaceuticals to accelerate the development of new, life-saving malaria treatments. ... read..

How carotene-rich diet is linked to decreased artery fat levels, find out
Washington DC | June 24, 2023 2:41:03 PM IST
Food items rich in the compound carotene could be really beneficial for health. ... read..

Study reveals treatment for opioid use disorder varies widely among states
Washington | June 23, 2023 10:10:05 PM IST
Despite a national opioid overdose epidemic supercharged by an increase in illegal fentanyl, new research from Oregon Health & Science University indicates significant disparities in properly treating opioid use disorder among Medicaid recipients. ... read..

Study reveals how popular steroids might mess up some cancer treatments
Washington | June 23, 2023 10:10:01 PM IST
Immunotherapy is one of the most recent and effective cancer treatments. It causes the immune system to identify tumours as intruders in the body and attack them. However, not all patients benefit from immunotherapy. Why? Scientists are not always sure. ... read..

Plant-based food packages linked to lower BMI in children: Research
Washington | June 23, 2023 10:09:35 PM IST
According to a new study conducted by researchers at the Mass General Brigham hospital system, taking a "food is medicine" approach could improve nutrition security for families while also lowering children's body mass index (BMI). Researchers from the Ma ... read..

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