Saturday, June 10, 2023

Natural peptides may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, other obesity-related disorders, finds study
Birmingham | March 11, 2023 6:05:16 PM IST
An innovative strategy to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related disorders including hepatic steatosis may exist thanks to a peptide (small protein) called PEPITEM, according to recent research (fatty liver). ... read..

Researchers suggest advanced imaging can help in clinical treatment of prostate cancer
London | March 10, 2023 11:07:26 PM IST
An advanced imaging method is showing promise as a way to improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer by giving clinicians a clearer view of suspected tumours during biopsy. ... read..

Mediterranean diet: Best prevention against prostate cancer
Melbourne | March 10, 2023 11:06:24 PM IST
Researchers from the University of South Australia have shown that men who regularly eat colourful fruits and vegetables had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer (PC). ... read..

Study reveals how nerves, immune cells interaction in lungs can contribute in development of allergic asthma
Boston (Massachusetts) | March 10, 2023 11:06:00 PM IST
The most prevalent chronic condition in children, allergic asthma can last into adulthood and is characterised by wheezing and breathing difficulties brought on by inhaled allergens such pollen, mould, and pet dander. ... read..

Dim lights before bedtime to reduce gestational diabetes risk: Research
Chicago | March 10, 2023 11:05:42 PM IST
According to a recent Northwestern Medicine study, pregnant women should dim their home's lights and switch off or at least dim their screens (computer monitors and smartphones) a few hours before bedtime to lower their risk of gestational diabetes mellit ... read..

All work, no independent play pose threat to children's mental health
Florida | March 10, 2023 5:36:23 PM IST
Anxiety and depression among school-aged children and teens in the United States are at an all-time high. Sadly, in 2021, child and adolescent mental health were declared a national emergency. Although various causes are thought to contribute to this decl ... read..

Atrial fibrillation appears to heighten dementia risk: Research
Washington | March 10, 2023 4:36:04 PM IST
People with a recent diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common irregular heart rhythm, have a modestly higher risk of developing dementia than people without the condition, according to a recently published research. ... read..

Advanced imaging might aid in clinical treatment of prostate cancer: Study
Washington | March 10, 2023 4:04:27 PM IST
An advanced imaging approach is showing promise in improving prostate cancer detection by providing doctors with a clearer image of suspected tumours during biopsy. ... read..

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against 'exorbitantly-priced medicines'
Chandigarh | Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Punjab Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a non-official resolution to take up the matter of fleecing common people by exorbitantly priced medicines with the Central government. ... read..

Indian family facing deportation over son's Down Syndrome allowed to stay in Australia
Melbourne | Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
An Indian family that was asked to leave Australia due to their son's Down Syndrome has now been offered permanent residency after Immigration Minister Andrew Giles intervened. ... read..

Stage-I of GRAP revoked as overall AQI of Delhi improves
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In view of the significant improvement in the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi and also considering the meteorological and weather forecasts, authorities decided to revoke the orders under Stage-I of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) with immedia ... read..

Not checking social media apps for 15 min daily can boost your health
London | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Reducing social media use by 15 minutes a day can significantly improve general health and immune function and reduce levels of loneliness and depression, suggests new research. ... read..

Potential new therapeutic target for inflammatory diseases such as lupus, sepsis
Dublin | March 9, 2023 8:34:12 PM IST
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin's School of Biochemistry and Immunology in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute have made an important breakthrough in understanding what goes wrong in our bodies during the progression of inflammatory diseases, u ... read..

Depression symptoms may raise risk of stroke: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 8:05:51 PM IST
According to a study published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, those who have depression symptoms might be at an elevated risk of suffering a stroke. ... read..

C-reactive protein reduces immune response in inflammatory disease
Linkoping | March 9, 2023 8:05:27 PM IST
C-reactive protein (CRP) biological function has long been unknown. Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have discovered that this protein is beneficial in the inflammatory disease systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE. According to the study publi ... read..

Natural peptides may tackle 'root cause' of obesity-related conditions
Birmingham | March 9, 2023 7:04:21 PM IST
According to new research, a peptide (small protein) called PEPITEM could provide a game-changing approach to lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related diseases like hepatic steatosis (fatty liver). ... read..

Low-dose radiation is linked to a higher lifetime risk of heart disease: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 4:05:26 PM IST
A study of the most recent evidence published today in The BMJ reveals that low doses of ionising radiation are related to a slightly elevated excess risk of heart disease. ... read..

Little deterioration in mental health linked to pandemic: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 4:05:24 PM IST
According to a study published in The BMJ, mental health in the general population has not altered much throughout the covid-19 pandemic compared to pre-pandemic levels. ... read..

Research shows small differences in mom's behavior may show up in child's epigenome
Washington | March 9, 2023 3:04:06 PM IST
A new study links neutral maternal behaviour toward infants with an epigenetic change in children related to stress response. ... read..

Now a simple blood test may help detect anxiety
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:45:15 AM IST
US researchers have successfully developed a blood test for anxiety that examines biomarkers to help doctors objectively determine a person's risk for developing anxiety, its severity and therapies best suited for them. ... read..

Artificial human skin paves the way to new skin cancer therapy: Research
Copenhagen | March 9, 2023 12:05:28 AM IST
By using artificial human skin, a research group from the University of Copenhagen has managed to block invasive growth in a skin cancer model. ... read..

Childhood respiratory illness associated with higher risk of death in adulthood
Washington | March 9, 2023 12:05:26 AM IST
According to new research, having a lower respiratory tract infection as a kid increases the chance of dying from respiratory disease as an adult. ... read..

Men over 65 are at higher risk of skull fractures from falls than women: Study
Washington | March 9, 2023 12:05:07 AM IST
More than 3 million adults aged 65 and older are treated in emergency rooms every year due to fall injuries. Head trauma is the most common source of significant injury, with skull fractures being a serious result. Females account for 58 per cent of all f ... read..

Mobile gadgets divert teens' attention from bad thoughts before sleep: Research
Adelaide | March 8, 2023 10:04:08 PM IST
According to new Flinders University research, overuse of mobile devices has a bad rap, but one advantage may be their capacity to provide a distraction and improve teens' ability to sleep. ... read..

Group of neurons responsible for behavioural problems caused by chronic stress: Study
Atlanta | March 8, 2023 9:34:11 PM IST
Chronic stress can impact our behaviour, leading to problems like depression, reduced interest in things that previously brought us pleasure, even PTSD. ... read..

Children at risk for autism struggle to notice mismatched audio, video: Research
Washington | March 8, 2023 3:04:22 PM IST
Rutgers research that may eventually enable far earlier autism diagnoses shows that typically developing infants perceive audio-video synchrony better than high-risk for autism infants. ... read..

Study finds poor sleep linked to years of poor cardiovascular health
Washington | March 8, 2023 3:04:18 PM IST
According to a new study led by researchers at the University of Sydney in collaboration with Southern Denmark University, poor sleep could lead to between two and seven years worth of heightened heart disease risk and even premature death. ... read..

Delhi HC permits woman undergo termination of abnormal foetus
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The Delhi High court on Tuesday allowed a woman undergo termination of 27-week pregnancy, after the foetus was found to suffer from cardiac abnormality. ... read..

Did Fauci commission paper used to debunk Covid lab leak theory?
Washington | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
A February 2020 science paper that debunked the Covid lab leak theory was commissioned by former White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to the US House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. ... read..

Imagining recent meal as larger than reality might reduce snacking: Research
Cambridge | March 8, 2023 12:05:31 AM IST
The 'meal-recall effect,' or recalling a recent meal, can limit the amount of food a person would consume later. The effect on meal-recall effect of believing that a recent meal was twice as big and satisfying as reality or recalling a recent meal in deta ... read..

Perception of time linked to heartbeat: Study
Washington | March 7, 2023 11:04:49 PM IST
How long does the present last? The answer, according to Cornell University researchers in a recent study, is dependent on your heart. They discovered that our perception of time is not continuous and can extend or decrease with each heartbeat. ... read..

Study finds diabetes incidence rates continue to increase in children, young adults
Washington | March 7, 2023 4:05:07 PM IST
New findings from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine confirm that the rates of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes continue to increase in children and young adults. Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic children and young adults also had higher in ... read..

Three-layer healthcare infra to come up for Char Dham yatra pilgrims
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 4:15:10 AM IST
The government is soon going to create a strong health support and emergency management infrastructure for the pilgrims embarking on Cham Dham yatra from across the country. ... read..

Need to adopt focused approach to impart best pharmacy education: MoS Health
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:14 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Health Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar on Monday underlined the need to adopt focused approach to impart the best pharmacy education in line with the latest developments. ... read..

Ethno-vet medicines can reduce cattle treatment cost sharply: NDDB chairman
Kochi | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Popularisation of ethno-veterinary medicines has helped substantially reduce antibiotic use in the dairy sector by almost 84 per cent and resulted in sharp reduction of the overall cattle treatment cost, said the Chairman of National Dairy Development Boa ... read..

Erratic sleep pattern may raise your risk of heart attack: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:12 AM IST
Losing sleep anytime can be a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, finds a study that stressed on the importance of maintaining a consistent sleep pattern. ... read..

New robotic arm to 3D bioprint directly on organs inside human body
Sydney | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Australian researchers have developed a miniature and flexible soft robotic arm which could be used to 3D print biomaterial directly onto organs inside a person's body. ... read..

Kerala rights panel seeks report on rehabilitation of 164 cured of mental illness
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Kerala State Human Rights Commission Chairman Justice Antony Dominic (retd), taking up suo moto the case of 164 people cured of their mental illness but still kept in three state-run mental hospitals, on Monday directed the state government to give a repo ... read..

Researchers reveal why some tumour cells become resistant to chemotherapy
Sydney | March 6, 2023 4:35:56 PM IST
According to recent research led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, cancer cells have an inbuilt randomness in their capacity to respond to chemotherapy, which is another weapon in their treatment resistance toolbox. ... read..

Precarious works associated with high BMI: Reserach
Chicago | March 6, 2023 3:34:31 PM IST
A study from the University of Illinois Chicago links precarious work with increases in body mass index. The study adds to a growing body of evidence that precarious work may contribute to poor health outcomes. ... read..

B'luru: Cyclothon organised to create awareness on kidney health
Bengaluru | Monday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
To create awareness on kidney health, the Manipal Hospitals in Bengaluru organised a second edition -- bean-shaped (kidney) Cyclothon 2.0 in Bengaluru on Sunday. ... read..

Read how non-surgical treatment helps to reduce knee pain for adults over 50
Washington | March 6, 2023 12:04:24 AM IST
If you are suffering from knee pain then we have got you covered. Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee that can significantly reduce pain, especially for adults who ar ... read..

Study shows taking vitamin D might help prevent dementia
Calgary | March 6, 2023 12:04:22 AM IST
As per a study, taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. ... read..

Spinal cord stimulation can benefit patients with diabetic neuropathy: Study
Minneapolis | March 5, 2023 10:03:38 PM IST
According to a new study, diabetes-related nerve damage, or diabetic neuropathy, can cause pain and numbness, most commonly in the hands and feet. Diabetic neuropathy is a painful condition that affects around 25% of the 37 million Americans who have diab ... read..

Intake of Vitamin D might help preventing dementia: Research
Calgary | March 5, 2023 8:04:37 PM IST
According to a recent large-scale study, taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Canada and the University of Exeter in the UK explored the relationship between vitami ... read..

Loneliness leads to risk of mental health issues during pregnancy: Study
London | March 5, 2023 5:04:47 PM IST
Loneliness frequently causes depression in expecting and new moms, according to a recent study conducted by UCL experts. ... read..

Scissor in Stomach: Woman calls off protest after minister assures action
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A woman in Kerala who was protesting against the Kozhikode Medical College hospital after a scissor was left behind in her stomach during delivery in 2017 -- an episode for which she blamed the hospital authorities who in turn denied any negligence, calle ... read..

Mandaviya unveils 'India's Vaccine Growth Story' at World Book Fair
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday released a book titled "India's Vaccine Growth Story - From Cowpox to Vaccine Maitri" at the World Book Fair here at Pragati Maidan. ... read..

Influenza A subtype H3N2 major cause of current respiratory illness: ICMR (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the Influenza A subtype H3N2 is the major cause of current respiratory illness in the country. ... read..

Study: Cancer detection, treatment to improve using new technology
Washington | March 4, 2023 4:33:58 PM IST
The University of Technology Sydney researchers have created a novel tool that enables doctors to skip invasive biopsy operations and to track the effectiveness of treatment by detecting and analysing cancer cells from blood samples. ... read..

Research finds protective parenting can help kids avoid health problems as adults
Washington | March 4, 2023 4:33:56 PM IST
Being a protective parent may prepare your children for a better adult life, according to recent University of Georgia research. ... read..

Social workers experienced depression during pandemic, finds study
Washington | March 4, 2023 4:33:53 PM IST
Concerning rates of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety among social workers have been uncovered in a new study published in the journal International Social Work. ... read..

Negative emotions can bring success but at a price: Study
Washington | March 4, 2023 4:03:32 PM IST
Anxiety and anger can be used to achieve greater achievement than enjoyment and relaxation but at the expense of your health. ... read..

Flexibility essential for mental wellbeing of people with chronic pain: Study
Joondalup | March 4, 2023 12:35:20 PM IST
Around 20 per cent of people experience chronic pain. Together with the possible effects on the body and mind, it might also have a substantial impact on one's profession, way of life, and mental health. ... read..

Scientists find sleeping too much or too little can make you sick
Washington | March 4, 2023 12:03:53 PM IST
All kinds of issues can be resolved with a good night's sleep, but recent research suggests that getting enough sleep may also reduce your susceptibility to illness. ... read..

Mandaviya flags off Jan Aushadhi Train highlighting Generic medicines
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
On the third day of the week-long celebrations of Jan Aushadhi week, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off a Jan Aushadhi Train (Chhattisgarh Samparkranti Express) from the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Stat ... read..

Delhi AIIMS to partner with other city hospitals for referral of patients
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will partner with other government hospitals in the national capital for referral of patients to optimally utilise vacant beds in other hospitals, it was announced on Friday. ... read..

Robotic thumb, arm, wings on humans could soon be a reality
London | Saturday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Advancements in human augmentation are likely to give humans a robotic thumb, arm or arms, wings, or tentacles in the coming decades, according to scientists. ... read..

Exercise more helpful to tackle mental issues than medication: Study
Perth | March 3, 2023 11:33:52 PM IST
University of South Australia researchers are calling for exercise to be a mainstay approach for managing depression as a new study shows that physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counselling or the leading medications. ... read..

Study discover pregnant women with anxiety have biologically different immune systems
New York | March 3, 2023 10:33:53 AM IST
Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Columbia University Irving Medical Center have shown that pregnant women with anxiety have an immune system that differs biologically from pregnant women without anx ... read..

Nine out of 10 children born with serious defects in low/middle-income countries: WHO
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 4:45:10 AM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) has underlined the urgent need for countries in the Southeast Asia region and globally to strengthen health systems to prevent, detect, manage and care for birth defects to mark this year's World Birth Defects Day (Marc ... read..

Kenya loses 2.61 mn livestock to drought
Nairobi | Friday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Kenya has lost some 2.61 million livestock to drought in the past months as the crisis worsens in arid and semi-arid areas, the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said in a report on Thursday. ... read..

Floods raise cholera risk even as cases decline in Africa: WHO
Brazzaville (Congo) | Friday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
As weekly cholera cases in the affected African countries decline, heavy flooding due to seasonal rains and tropical cyclones in southern Africa are raising the risk of the disease spreading and threatening to undermine outbreak control efforts, the World ... read..

Vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia: Study
Toronto | Friday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
Taking vitamin D supplements may help ward off dementia, according to a study led by an international team of researchers. ... read..

Eating oily fish, flaxseed can protect you against severe Covid
London | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Consuming oily fish like salmon, and flaxseeds and walnuts, that can increase your levels of omega-3 fatty acids, may protect you against severe Covid, according to a study. ... read..

Thrombectomy can benefit more stroke victims: Research
Washington | March 2, 2023 11:04:24 PM IST
According to a commentary recently published online in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, access to thrombectomy should be expanded to include more patients who have experienced large vessel occlusion stroke, giving them a better chance of regain ... read..

Obesity increases the risk of diabetes, hypertension more than dyslipidemia: Study
Washington | March 2, 2023 10:34:00 PM IST
Obesity is becoming more frequent around the world, despite the health hazards and higher mortality associated with the diseases and ailments that accompany it (comorbidities). Although the comorbidities of obesity (such as diabetes) are widely known, ext ... read..

Childhood obesity is a risk factor for blood clots as adult: Study
Gothenburg | March 2, 2023 10:33:50 PM IST
A University of Gothenburg study found that being overweight in childhood and early adulthood are distinct risk factors for blood clots later in life. The study is based on the early BMI history of over 37,000 males as well as information regarding their ... read..

New lung health study identifies importance of early-life factors
Washington | March 2, 2023 6:33:39 PM IST
New insights into the importance of early-life factors on lung health have been unveiled in the most comprehensive study of its kind, led by the Universities of Essex and Bristol. ... read..

Researchers reveal regular physical activity helps improve mental health in adolescents
Edinburgh | March 2, 2023 4:03:57 PM IST
According to a study, regular physical activity might aid adolescents with behavioural issues and their mental health. ... read..

On World Birth Defects Day, WHO reaffirms commitment to prevent, control birth defects
New Delhi | March 2, 2023 2:05:04 PM IST
To mark this year's World Birth Defects Day, World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the urgent need for countries in the South-East Asia Region and globally to strengthen health systems to prevent, detect, and manage and care for birth defects, w ... read..

Study finds development of Alzheimer's linked with cholesterol, toxic protein clusters
Texas | March 2, 2023 11:35:47 AM IST
Researchers at Texas A&M's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovered that cholesterol significantly boosts the toxicity of a peptide linked to the advancement of Alzheimer's disease. ... read..

Delhi HC to continue hearing pleas seeking free treatment of diseases like DMD
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will continue hearing a bunch of pleas concerning the free treatment of children with rare diseases like Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), and Hunter's Syndrome, on March 3. ... read..

Bill Gates visits Health Ministry's Covid 'War Room', appreciates pandemic management
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Wednesday met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya here and appreciated India's Covid-19 management and vaccination drive. ... read..

Hyderabad man dies while playing badminton
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
In yet another incident, a man died of suspected cardiac arrest while playing badminton in Hyderabad, officials said. ... read..

Delhi sees rise in flu cases with cough lasting for two weeks
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Doctors on Wednesday reported a rise in flu cases in the national capital with patients showing high grade fever and persistent cough lasting for about two weeks. ... read..

Two Kerala govt doctors arrested for taking bribe from patient's kin
Kochi | Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Two Kerala government doctors attached to the Chavakad Taluk Hospital in Thrissur district were on Wednesday taken into custody by the Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau (VACB) for taking bribe from attendant of a patient. ... read..

Researchers say brisk walk is enough to reduce risk of early death
Washington | March 2, 2023 12:03:30 AM IST
One in ten early deaths could be prevented if everyone managed at least half the recommended level of physical activity, says a team led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. ... read..

Does the risk of stroke from common risk factors change as people age?
Washington | March 1, 2023 11:33:27 PM IST
High blood pressure and diabetes are known risk factors for stroke. A new study shows that the amount of risk may decrease as people age. The study is published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... read..

Taking vitamin D might help prevent dementia: Study
Calgary | March 1, 2023 9:33:11 PM IST
According to a recent large-scale study, taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. ... read..

Chemotherapy affects immune cell landscape in pancreatic cancer: Study
Washington | March 1, 2023 9:04:02 PM IST
According to a new study, chemotherapy affects a patient's immune system's ability to target pancreatic cancers. ... read..

Spinal cord stimulation help people with diabetic neuropathy
Minneapolis | March 1, 2023 7:05:02 PM IST
Diabetes-related nerve damage, or diabetic neuropathy, can cause discomfort and numbness, most frequently in the hands and feet, according to a new study. Painful diabetic neuropathy affects about 25 per cent of the 37 million Americans who have diabetes. ... read..

Researchers reveal how prostate artery embolization is effective long-term treatment for enlarged prostate
Washington | March 1, 2023 6:04:26 PM IST
According to a recent study, prostate artery embolization (PAE) is an effective long-term treatment for urinary problems brought on by an enlarged prostate gland. ... read..

Study reveals how non-surgical treatment helps to reduce knee pain for adults over 50
Washington | March 1, 2023 12:35:13 PM IST
Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee that can significantly reduce pain, especially for adults who are 50 and older, according to the researchers. ... read..

Computers with human brain cells could soon be a reality
New York | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
A 'biocomputer' powered by human brain cells could be a reality in the coming decade, US researchers have claimed. ... read..

How to reduce risk of dementia
New York | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Making healthy lifestyle choices in middle age may lead to a decreased risk of dementia later in life, research has shown. ... read..

Early-life stress can disrupt brain's reward circuits: Research
California | February 28, 2023 5:34:07 PM IST
A novel brain link may provide a new therapeutic target for the treatment of mental illness by explaining how early stress and adversity cause the reward circuit in the brain to function improperly. This circuit's dysfunction is regarded to be the root ca ... read..

Researchers use artificial intelligence to predict cardiovascular disease
New York | February 28, 2023 5:34:05 PM IST
According to a recent study, researchers may be able to predict cardiovascular illness in individuals by using artificial intelligence (AI) to look at the genes in their DNA. Cardiovascular disease includes things like atrial fibrillation and heart failur ... read..

Study reveals loneliness leads to risk for mental health problems during pregnancy, new mothers
London | February 28, 2023 5:34:03 PM IST
According to a recent study conducted by UCL experts, loneliness frequently causes depression in expecting and new moms. ... read..

World's smallest pump used to save patient's life in Punjab
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
A 70-year-old woman got a new lease of life after the world's smallest pump -- 'Impella' -- was used to support her heart pumping mechanism while removing her heart veins blockage at a hospital in Punjab. ... read..

Japan to give aid for Mumbai trans-harbour link project, cancer hospital in Mizoram
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
India and Japan on Monday signed an agreement under which the Mumbai trans-harbour link project and setting up of a super speciality cancer centre in Mizoram. ... read..

Will Alzheimer's become a disease of the young?
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:11 AM IST
While Alzheimer's is long known to afflict the aged, Chinese researchers recently claimed a 19-year-old boy -- the youngest-ever patient -- was diagnosed with the disease. Faulty genes can likely make the disease more common in youngsters, doctors argued ... read..

Research shows laser treatments may help prevent non-melanoma skin cancer
Washington | February 28, 2023 12:04:04 AM IST
New research indicates that simple laser treatments to the skin may help to prevent the development of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, which are collectively known as keratinocyte carcinoma and are the most common types of cancer diagnos ... read..

Reproductive factors in women contribute to risk of cardiovascular disease
London | February 27, 2023 8:34:08 PM IST
According to this research, earlier first births, more live births, and earlier onset of periods are all associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular issues in women. ... read..

New link between fatal muscle wasting disease gene and cancer discovered
Portsmouth | February 27, 2023 8:04:45 PM IST
One in every 5,000 boys born suffers from the crippling muscle-wasting illness DMD, which is known to be caused by mutations of the dystrophins gene. Typically, those who have the illness only survive into their 20s or 30s. ... read..

New technology to improve cancer detection and treatment
Sydney | February 27, 2023 7:34:39 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney have created a novel tool that enables doctors to skip invasive biopsy operations and to track the effectiveness of treatment by detecting and analysing cancer cells from blood samples. ... read..

Reproductive factors in women contribute to risk of cardiovascular disease: Research
London | February 27, 2023 7:34:20 PM IST
According to new research, earlier first births, more live births, and earlier onset of periods are all associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular issues in women. ... read..

Flexibility key to protecting mental wellbeing in people with chronic pain
Joondalup | February 27, 2023 7:34:13 PM IST
20 per cent of the population suffers from chronic pain. In addition to the medical and physical implications, it may have significant repercussions on the job, way of life, and mental health. ... read..

Study discovers new link between fatal muscle wasting disease gene, cancer
Portsmouth | February 27, 2023 2:05:03 PM IST
Mutations in the gene that encodes for dystrophins have been linked to the devastating muscle-wasting illness DMD, which affects one out of every 5,000 boys born. Individuals with the illness usually live only into their 20s or 30s. ... read..

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