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TN Health Dept commence counselling for students post-NEET results
Chennai | Friday, 2023 11:51:14 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Health Department has commenced counselling for students who have not cleared the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), the results of which were announced a couple of days before. ... read..


Madras HC allows arrested minister Balaji to be shifted to private hospital
Chennai | Friday, 2023 11:51:14 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Thursday allowed arrested Tamil Nadu Minister Senthil Balaji to be shifted to a private hospital from a government multi-specialty hospital where he is in judicial custody. ... read..


First pvt hospital carries out swap renal treatment
Lucknow | Friday, 2023 11:51:10 AM IST
Doctors of a private hospital in Lucknow have successfully carried out a swap renal transplant procedure. ... read..


New MRI technique reveals changes in brain post Covid infection
Toronto | Friday, 2023 11:51:10 AM IST
Researchers have used a new type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to probe how Covid-19 can change the human brain. ... read..


Eli Lilly's drug to lead obesity, diabetes treatment: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:09 AM IST
Eli Lilly's Mounjaro is likely to become the leading therapy for obesity and Type-2 diabetes, according to a report on Thursday. ... read..


Water parks, swimming pools a threat to ear infections, say Doctors
Lucknow | Friday, 2023 11:51:06 AM IST
Doctors have warned about the increasing number of ear infections, particularly among children, caused by frequent visits to water parks. ... read..


KGMU launches blood donors' registry
Lucknow | Friday, 2023 11:51:03 AM IST
The King George's Medical University (KGMU) here has launched a voluntary donors' registry booklet to help patients in dire need of platelet transfusions. ... read..


Inflammatory bowel disease linked to higher risk of stroke: Research
Minneapolis | June 15, 2023 9:11:08 PM IST
According to research published in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, persons with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are more likely to suffer a stroke than people without the condition. The study doesn ... read..


Altered gut bacteria might be early sign of Alzheimer's disease: Study
Washington | June 15, 2023 7:38:23 PM IST
According to a study conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease -- after brain changes have begun but before cognitive symptoms become apparent -- have an assortment ... read..


'Pinch' of mineral salts helps noncaloric sweeteners go down: Study
Washington | June 15, 2023 7:09:18 PM IST
Perfect noncaloric substitutes for sugar and high fructose corn syrup doesn't exist yet. For example, some alternatives have a lingering sweet aftertaste and lack a sugar-like mouthfeel, leaving consumers unsatisfied. Researchers in the Journal of Agricul ... read..


Finding out your autism late doesn't alter living outcomes: Study
England | June 15, 2023 5:12:08 PM IST
A new study by psychologists in Bath and London indicates that the age at which someone is diagnosed with autism has minimal influence on their quality of life. Receiving an autism diagnosis in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or even 60s may sound frightening. ... read..


Precise therapeutic target is provided by charting evolution of primary virulence component in E. coli: Study
Health | June 15, 2023 5:12:04 PM IST
England [UK], June 15 (ANI) This new study focused on a subpopulation of E. coli with a specific capsule - the extracellular barrier that surrounds a bacterium - known as K1. E. coli with this form of capsule has been linked to invasive illnesses such as ... read..


Lung, heart stem cell study can pave way for new Covid treatments
Sydney | Thursday, 2023 4:51:31 PM IST
Researchers have used heart and lung stem cells infected with the virus that causes Covid-19 to better understand how the disease impacts different organs, paving the way for more targeted treatments. ... read..


Brain waves may predict cognitive issues in Parkinson's: Indian American-led study
New York | Thursday, 2023 4:51:27 PM IST
A study led by an Indian-American researcher has found that a few minutes of data recorded from a single electrode placed on top of the head may be sufficient to predict thinking problems, including dementia, in patients with Parkinson's disease. ... read..


2,000-bed hospital to come up in Hyderabad, CM says efforts on to strengthen healthcare
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2023 4:51:22 PM IST
Telangana celebrated Health Day on Wednesday as part of its formation day celebrations by laying foundation stone for 2,000-bed facility at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) in Hyderabad. ... read..


UP minister orders probe into complaint of pregnant woman's family
Lucknow | Thursday, 2023 4:51:19 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak, who also holds the charge of health department, has ordered a probe against doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) after the family members of a pregnant woman filed a compla ... read..


Made in India 'liquid cornea' to soon undergo human trials
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:15 PM IST
After seeing about 80 per cent success in animal trials, a team of Indian doctors are soon set to launch human trials on the made in India 'liquid cornea' for people with corneal blindness -- a type of visual impairment due to diseases of the cornea. ... read..


Development of universal influenza vax gaining: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:12 PM IST
Research into universal influenza vaccines is gaining precedence, with several candidates entering clinical development, according to a report on Wednesday. ... read..


How donating blood is good for your health
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:11 PM IST
While donating blood is a selfless act and a humanitarian gesture, it also helps improve the health of the donor, said experts here on World Blood Donation Day on Wednesday. ... read..


Gujarat becomes first state to issue digital health cards for students
Gandhinagar | Thursday, 2023 4:51:06 PM IST
The Gujarat government has taken the initiative to issue digital health cards for monitoring the cognitive development and nutrition level of school children. ... read..


Mylab's indigenous rapid test to detect Sickle Cell Anaemia in minutes
Pune | Thursday, 2023 4:51:06 PM IST
Indian biotech firm Mylab Discovery Solutions on Wednesday announced the launch of a strip-based, rapid point of care test for patients with Sickle Cell Anaemia -- a genetic blood disorder -- that can detect the disease in a few minutes. ... read..


Australia's doctors call for overhaul of 'sick care' system
Canberra | Thursday, 2023 4:51:05 PM IST
Australia's peak doctors' body on Wednesday called for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's healthcare system to place greater emphasis on preventative care. ... read..


Over 60% youth in India are susceptible to e-cigarettes: Study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:04 PM IST
Almost 61 per cent of people aged between 15-30 in India who have never used electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette) before are susceptible to taking up vaping in the future, according to a new study. ... read..


Microplastics getting deposited in human respiratory tract: Study
Sydney | Thursday, 2023 4:51:02 PM IST
Microplastics, containing toxic pollutants and chemicals, are increasingly getting deposited in our human respiratory tract, and can pose serious health risks, warned a study. ... read..


Arrested TN Minister Senthil Balaji advised bypass surgery
Chennai | Thursday, 2023 4:51:00 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Electricity and Prohibition Minister V. Senthil Balaji, who was arrested during early morning hours of Wednesday, has been advised bypass surgery at the earliest. ... read..


Lebanon, France ink health cooperation agreement
Beirut | Thursday, 2023 4:50:58 PM IST
Lebanon and France have signed an agreement to activate health cooperation between the two countries, media reported. ... read..


Vaccine inequity behind 50% of global Covid deaths: Study
New York | Thursday, 2023 4:50:58 PM IST
Better access to vaccines could have prevented more than 50 per cent of Covid-19 deaths in 20 lower income countries, scientists contend in a new study. ... read..


Long Covid patients suffer from persistent inflammation: Study
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 PM IST
An overactive inflammatory response could be at the root of many long Covid cases, according to a new study. ... read..


Pfizer and GSK to battle for share of new RSV vaccine market: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 PM IST
US drugmaker Pfizers and British pharma major GSK are likely to face significant competition in the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine market, according to a report on Tuesday. ... read..


AAP grants Rs 1 cr each to two doctors who died of Covid
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:08 PM IST
Families of two doctors, who lost their lives while serving on the frontlines of the Covid pandemic in the national capital, were honoured by the AAP government with cheques amounting to Rs one crore each. ... read..


Tribunal asks Centre, Delhi govts to take action against quacks
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:03 PM IST
A tribunal has asked the Centre and the Delhi governments to establish an effective system for verifying doctors and taking action against individuals, who falsely present themselves as qualified doctors and provide incorrect treatment ("quacks") to accid ... read..


Prolonged use of ear buds can lead to loss of hearing: KGMU doctor
Lucknow | Thursday, 2023 1:45:02 PM IST
Prolonged use of ear buds by the young generation is causing severe ear infection. ... read..


40% cancer caused by tobacco consumption: Expert
Lucknow | Thursday, 2023 1:45:01 PM IST
Nearly 40 per cent of cancer cases are caused by tobacco, alcohol and pan masala, 4 per cent cases are genetic and 10 per cent are related to cleanliness, while there is no clue about 20 per cent cancer cases. ... read..


Experimental vax delays return of deadly brain tumour, doubles survival rate
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:44:56 PM IST
An experimental vaccine has shown promise in delaying the return of deadly brain tumour and also extending the average survival rate from 15 to 26 months, media reports said. ... read..


Keto diet could be the latest weapon against cancer: Study
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:44:55 PM IST
The Keto diet -- consisting of high-fat, low-carb foods -- known to help lose up to 10 per cent of your body weight, can also be used to fight cancer, suggests a study. ... read..


Stalin writes to PM against introducing NExT for medical students
Chennai | Thursday, 2023 1:44:55 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his strong opposition to the National Exit Test (NExT). ... read..


Odisha train tragedy death toll rises to 289
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2023 1:44:52 PM IST
The toll in the tragic triple train accident in Odisha's Balasore on Tuesday rose to 289 with the death of a man from Bihar while undergoing treatment, an official said. ... read..


Low birth weight may raise risk of Type-2 diabetes later
London | Thursday, 2023 1:44:50 PM IST
Children born with low birth weight were seen to be at higher odds of developing Type-2 diabetes in adulthood, according to two studies. ... read..


Thailand reports 15 dengue deaths, cases at 3-yr high
Bangkok | Thursday, 2023 1:44:46 PM IST
Amid a concerning increase, Thailand has reported 15 dengue deaths since January this year, with 19,503 cases marking a three-year high, according to government officials. ... read..


AMU student develops portable single lead ECG device
Aligarh | Thursday, 2023 1:44:46 PM IST
In a novel development, Sami Saud, a final-year M.Tech. student at the Department of Computer Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has developed a portable single lead ECG device as a part of his dissertation. ... read..


New single dose chikungunya vax safe, boosts immunity: Lancet
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:44:41 PM IST
New single dose chikungunya vaccine, developed by French biotech Valneva is safe and produces an immune response, according to a phase 3 randomised controlled trial published in The Lancet. ... read..


Study reveals how ultrasound is promising technique for treating cancer
New Jersey | June 15, 2023 12:11:09 AM IST
Ultrasound is a potential cancer treatment tool. Unlike laser light, which is employed in photodynamic cancer therapy, ultrasonic waves may penetrate deep into tissue (up to 12 cm) to treat deep tumours while causing no harm to healthy cells. ... read..


Hand illness known as "Viking disease" may result from Neandertal genes: Study
England | June 14, 2023 6:40:45 PM IST
A recent study in the Oxford University Press journal Molecular Biology and Evolution demonstrates that the Neandertal component of Dupuytren's illness is present. Researchers have long known that people of Northern European descent had the disease signif ... read..


Study discovers insights about human gut-brain connection
Washington | June 13, 2023 9:11:35 PM IST
A groundbreaking study led by researchers at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research has made significant progress in understanding the mysterious gut-brain connection, a complex relationship that has long perplexed scientists due to the difficulty of a ... read..


New research finds human gut-brain connection: Study
Oklahoma | June 13, 2023 8:10:38 PM IST
Researchers at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) in Tulsa, Okla, have made significant advances in understanding the complex relationship between the gut and the brain. This relationship has long baffled scientists because it is challenging ... read..


Study suggests adherence to global health recommendations lowers risk of cancer
Washington | June 13, 2023 8:10:36 PM IST
Researchers found people who follow global Cancer Prevention Recommendations are less likely to develop the disease. ... read..


Study reveals blocking immune system 'messenger' might treat severe asthma
California | June 13, 2023 5:13:06 PM IST
Asthma is more hazardous than many people realise. Asthma kills over ten Americans every day, and the condition causes approximately 439,000 hospitalisations and 1.3 million emergency department visits each year. ... read..


Adolescent binge drinking may cause long-lasting brain changes: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:26 AM IST
Heavy alcohol consumption may cause permanent dysregulation of neurons, or brain cells, in adolescents, according to a new study in mice. ... read..


50 fall ill in Bihar after consuming food at marriage function
Patna | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:26 AM IST
At least 50 people have fallen ill after consuming food at a marriage function in Bihar's Aurangabad district. ... read..


Delhi HC allows minor rape victim undergo termination of pregnancy
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:21 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday granted permission for a 13-year-old victim of sexual assault to undergo a medical termination of pregnancy beyond the 24-week limit. ... read..


Breach of privacy: Venugopal hits back at MoS Chandrasekhar
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:18 AM IST
Congress general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal on Monday hit back at Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar saying that he was appalled at the minister's casual response regarding the breach of privacy of 1.4 billion I ... read..


Bihar CM says his govt allotted 150 acres for AIIMS but Centre rejected it
Patna | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:14 AM IST
While the BJP is levelling allegations against the JD-U MPs for the shifting of the proposed AIIMS in Darbhanga, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday claimed that his government has allotted land with good road connectivity but the Centre has rejec ... read..


New wound-healing ink repairs cuts with a 3D-printing pen
Beijing | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:14 AM IST
Researchers have developed a wound-healing ink that can actively encourage the body to heal by exposing the cut to immune-system vesicles. ... read..


Indian-origin US entrepreneur's AI algorithm can spot healthiest sperm
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:13 AM IST
An Indian-origin US entrepreneur's company is working on a novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based algorithm that can identify the healthiest sperm, an advance that can reduce the time and costs of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) pregnancies. ... read..


Your high-pitched voice may be in your genes
| Tuesday, 2023 11:21:11 AM IST
An international team of researchers has identified mutations in a gene that influences the pitch of voices. ... read..


To curb noise pollution, Mumbai to observe 'No Honking Day' on Wednesday
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:09 AM IST
In order to control noise pollution and its adverse health effects, Mumbai Police's Traffic Control Branch has announced a 'No Honking Day' on Wednesday (June 14) to arrest the trend of unnecessary use of horns among motorists, a top official said here on ... read..


Karnataka residential school incharge arrested after minor girl student's death
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:08 AM IST
The incharge of a residential school in Karnataka's Shivamogga district was on Monday arrested in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl student. ... read..


CoWIN app or its database not breached directly, clarifies Centre
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:08 AM IST
The Centre on Monday said that it does not appear that the CoWIN app or its database has been directly breached as alleged in some reports after a Covid data leak surfaced on social media app Telegram. ... read..


Chronic exposure to lead, cadmium & arsenic raises heart disease risk
New York | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:07 AM IST
Chronic exposure to low levels of lead, cadmium and arsenic through commonly used household items, air, water, soil and food is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to a new scientific statement by the American Heart Ass ... read..


UP to celebrate yoga week from June 15 to 21
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:05 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh will celebrate Yoga Week on a large scale in the entire state for a week from June 15 to 21. ... read..


Explained: Why some people are affected differently by Covid-19 infection
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:04 AM IST
A team of researchers have identified why some people with Covid-19 fare well, while the others end up in critical care. ... read..


BioNTech faces hundreds of lawsuits in Germany over Covid vax side effects
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:02 AM IST
German drug company BioNTech is facing hundreds of lawsuits, worth one million euros, in the country for alleged health damage due to its Covid-19 vaccine, co-developed with American pharma giant Pfizer. ... read..


Lebanon announces end of cholera outbreak
Beirut | Tuesday, 2023 11:21:01 AM IST
Lebanon's Ministry of Public Health has announced the end of the cholera outbreak in Lebanon as the country has not recorded any cases since the end of February. ... read..


AI may help predict cybersickness in VR users
Sydney | Tuesday, 2023 11:20:57 AM IST
Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be used to help combat nausea, headaches and dizziness among virtual reality (VR) users and make the technology more accessible, according to a new study. ... read..


School children account for nearly quarter of Sri Lanka's dengue patients: Official
Colombo | Tuesday, 2023 11:20:56 AM IST
Nearly 25 per cent of Sri Lanka's dengue patients are school children, a health official said. ... read..


Study finds how brain waves can predict cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease
Iowa | June 13, 2023 1:40:31 AM IST
For Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, a few minutes of data collected from a single electrode put on top of the head may be sufficient to anticipate cognitive issues, including dementia. ... read..


Study discovers long Covid patients suffer from persistent inflammation
Washington | June 12, 2023 8:39:10 PM IST
A recent study from the Allen Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Centre suggested that the cause of many protracted COVID cases may be an excessive inflammatory response. ... read..


IL-17 protein plays important role in skin ageing: Study
Barcelona | June 12, 2023 7:41:56 PM IST
A team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the National Centre for Genomic Analysis (CNAG) determined that the IL-17 protein is important in skin ageing. Dr. Guiomar Solanas, Dr. Salvador Aznar Benitah, all of ... read..


Polygenic risk scores may enhance detection of colorectal cancer
Glasgow | June 12, 2023 7:41:24 PM IST
Despite the broad acceptance of screening initiatives in several high-income European nations, colorectal cancer rates remain high. Most people are screened starting at the same age in these initiatives, which tend to utilise a one-size-fits-all approach ... read..


Study reveals loneliness, insomnia linked to work with AI systems
Washington | June 12, 2023 7:41:19 PM IST
According to a study released by the American Psychological Association, employees who often engage with artificial intelligence systems are more likely to suffer loneliness, which can contribute to sleeplessness and increased after-work drinking. ... read..


Colorful fresh foods improve athletes' eyesight: Study
Washington | June 12, 2023 6:40:35 PM IST
Nutrition is an essential component of every elite athlete's training programme. A recent study from the University of Georgia suggests that athletes' visual range might be improved by boosting their diet with colourful fruits and vegetables. ... read..


Importance of other risk factors to be considered for detection of breast cancer: Study
New Jersey | June 12, 2023 3:38:30 PM IST
Breast cancer risk factors include dense breast tissue with a larger percentage of fibrous tissue than fat. Dense breast tissue also makes it more challenging to detect cancer on mammography. Many states have passed legislation requiring mammograms to not ... read..


AI in eye scans can diagnose inherited disease of the retina
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 12:21:17 PM IST
A team of researchers on Saturday said they have utilised artificial intelligence (AI) to develop an eye scan that can help improve diagnosis of inherited disease of the retina. ... read..


Botswana on high alert against cholera outbreak
Gaborone | Monday, 2023 12:20:55 PM IST
Health authorities in Botswana are on high alert following the outbreak of cholera in some countries in the Southern African Development Community -- South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. ... read..


Even moderate alcohol intake can raise risk for over 60 diseases: Study
London | Monday, 2023 11:51:16 AM IST
Even if you consume alcohol moderately, you could be vulnerable to over 60 diseases, including many that were previously not known to be, such as cataracts and gastric ulcers, warned a new study. ... read..


Lucknow doctors successfully operate on woman with rare heart condition
Lucknow | Monday, 2023 11:51:11 AM IST
Doctors in Lucknow have successfully operated upon a woman suffering from hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) -- a condition in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick. ... read..


1,3000 Gujarat cops trained in basic life-saving skills
Ahmedabad | Monday, 2023 11:51:09 AM IST
Keeping in view to equip law enforcement agency personnel with life-saving skills, an event on 'CPR' awareness was organised at a leading hospital here on Sunday. ... read..


Fatal heart condition 'spontaneously reversed' in 3 men, shows study
London | Monday, 2023 11:51:08 AM IST
Three men with heart failure, caused by the build-up of sticky, toxic proteins, are now free of symptoms after their condition "spontaneously reversed in an unprecedented case", according to researchers from the UK. ... read..


Diabetes, weight loss drug may help cut alcohol dependence in half
London | Monday, 2023 11:51:06 AM IST
Semaglutide, which is primarily a diabetes drug and has been recently approved for the treatment of obesity, can also help cut alcohol dependence in half, finds a study in mice. ... read..


Food shoppers more likely to choose price over health: Study
London | Monday, 2023 11:51:04 AM IST
When faced with a choice -- lower prices or healthier foods -- people are more likely to choose lower prices, according to a new study of food consumer shopping behaviours. ... read..


Can ChatGPT help sexually assaulted, suicidal individuals?
New York | Monday, 2023 11:51:02 AM IST
Technologies like ChatGPT can be enabled to answer public health questions pertaining to people who are sexually assaulted or suicidal, suggests a study. ... read..


Indian study finds nutrient key to delay ageing, boost long & healthy life
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 11:51:00 AM IST
A deficiency of taurine -- a nutrient produced in the body and found in many foods -- is a driver of ageing in mammals, according to a study led by Indian researchers, suggesting that the nutrient could be an elixir of life. ... read..


Researchers find taurine a key to longer, healthier life
New York | June 11, 2023 10:10:20 PM IST
Taurine is a vitamin produced by the body and found in many foods. According to a new study led by Columbia academics and including hundreds of ageing specialists from across the world, taurine insufficiency is a factor in animal ageing. ... read..


Children who live close to busy roads are more likely to get atopic dermatitis: Study
Washington | June 11, 2023 2:40:24 PM IST
The detrimental effects of air pollution from traffic on respiratory health have been well established, but experts from National Jewish Health are also examining how rising pollutants affect allergy disease, another area of health. ... read..


Age-related dementia may be warded off by menopausal vascular fat: Study
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | June 11, 2023 2:08:04 PM IST
The menopausal transition is an important moment for women and their doctors to concentrate on heart health because it safeguards their brain function, according to a study that adds to the body of evidence supporting this idea. ... read..


Children's emotional and physical health are benefited by helping others: Study
Washington | June 11, 2023 2:08:00 PM IST
A recent UTHealth Houston study found that kids and teenagers who volunteer grow both mentally and physically. The study, led by Kevin Lanza, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology, human genetics, and environmental sciences at UTHealth Houston School o ... read..


Defibrillators used in just one out of ten cardiac arrests: Study
London | June 11, 2023 2:07:56 PM IST
According to new research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society Conference in Manchester, defibrillators are used in only one out of every ten cardiac arrests where lifesaving devices are available. ... read..


Study finds cause and cure for common type of high blood pressure
London | June 11, 2023 6:08:18 AM IST
Researchers discovered a gene mutation that causes a common type of hypertension (high blood pressure) and a treatment for it. ... read..


Premature, low birthweight babies suffer fewer fractures than others: Study
Washington | June 10, 2023 11:09:00 PM IST
Pre-term and low birthweight newborns have fewer fractures in childhood than full-term and normal-weight neonates, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. Data from the National Medical Birth Regi ... read..


Study reveals muscle fat content predict risk of cognitive decline
Washington | June 10, 2023 9:38:34 PM IST
The amount of fat in the body's muscle, or muscular adiposity, was discovered by researchers to predict a person's risk of cognitive decline as they age. In a research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, a 5-year rise in fat accum ... read..


Can physical activity decrease person's susceptibility to disease?
Sydney | June 10, 2023 9:08:16 PM IST
According to current research, even people with a high genetic risk of developing type 2 diabetes can minimise their risk by remaining active. ... read..


Social interaction promotes optimal ageing in older persons: Research
Toronto | June 10, 2023 8:38:17 PM IST
A new study followed over 7,000 middle-aged and older Canadians for three years to investigate if higher levels of social activity were linked to better long-term health. They observed that those who participated in volunteer work and leisure activities w ... read..


Research suggests consuming beetroot juice can reduce risk of heart attack in angina patients
London | June 10, 2023 6:08:50 PM IST
According to new research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society conference, consuming beetroot juice daily for six months following the insertion of a stent reduced the probability that angina patients would have a heart attack or require repeat ... read..


Heart attacks are more likely to happen on Monday: Study
Manchester | June 10, 2023 6:08:37 PM IST
According to new figures that are presented at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) conference in Manchester, serious heart attacks are more likely to occur at the beginning of the working week than at any other time. ... read..


Pre-teen girls who consume fruit juices have no adverse effect on weight: Study
Washington | June 10, 2023 5:10:57 PM IST
Dr Lynn L. Moore, a Professor of Medicine at Boston University's Chobanian and Avedisian Schools of Medicine, recently published an online study on Beverages. Moore and her colleagues observed that pre-teen girls who drank 100% fruit juice had long-term n ... read..


Long Covid has negative impact on general wellness of people: study
London | June 10, 2023 5:10:48 PM IST
According to a new study, fatigue is a symptom that mostly impacts the everyday lives of long Covid patients, and it can damage the quality of life more than some other cancers. ... read..


Adding genomic info to blood biomarkers yields cost-effective results for chronic disease prevention: Study
Vienna | June 10, 2023 3:40:56 PM IST
Identifying persons at high risk of chronic disease allows them to be targeted with preventative strategies before they get ill. Polygenic risk scores, in which genomic information alone is used to assess the risk of developing diseases, have recently rec ... read..


Metformin lowers risk of long Covid: Study
Minneapolis | June 9, 2023 10:11:11 PM IST
University of Minnesota researchers discovered that metformin, a medicine typically used to treat diabetes, reduces the development of protracted Covid in a recent study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. ... read..


Children who live near heavily used roadways more likely to develop atopic dermatitis: Study
Washington | June 9, 2023 10:11:06 PM IST
The harmful impact of traffic-related air pollution on respiratory health has been thoroughly documented, but National Jewish Health experts are also looking at how rising pollutants affect another health area - allergic disease. According to a recent stu ... read..


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