Saturday, June 10, 2023

Being flexible is essential for chronic pain patients' mental health: Study
Joondalup | February 27, 2023 2:04:46 PM IST
Almost 20 per cent of the population suffers from chronic pain. It can have far-reaching consequences for career, lifestyle, and mental health, in addition to the medical and physical effects. ... read..

Study finds new artificial model helps antibody-based treatments to reach brain
Uppsala | February 27, 2023 1:35:13 PM IST
An artificial blood-brain barrier model that has been constructed by researchers at Uppsala University is quick and accurate, and it may be used to assess how well antibody-based treatments can reach the brain. The new model may lessen the requirement for ... read..

Telangana medico succumbs, five days after suicide bid over harassment
Hyderabad | Monday, 2023 4:45:10 AM IST
Dharavathi Preethi, a post graduate medical student of Kakatiya Medical College in Telangana's Warangal town, succumbed at a hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night, five days after she allegedly committed suicide due to harassment by her senior. ... read..

Covid-19 pandemic a result of lab leak: US agency
Washington | Monday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Covid-19 virus leaked out of a laboratory in China, according to a report by the US Energy Department. ... read..

An insight into brain disorders and human cognition
Washington | February 26, 2023 7:34:27 PM IST
Computer modelling was used by National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers to find mutations in the human genome that are likely to have changed how human intelligence evolved. This groundbreaking human genomics study may advance our understanding of ... read..

Obesity more deadly than previously believed: Research
Colorado | February 26, 2023 7:34:24 PM IST
According to recent CU Boulder research, the mortality risk of being slightly underweight has likely been overstated, whereas the risk of being overweight or obese increases the probability of death by anywhere between 22 per cent and 91 per cent--signifi ... read..

Head injuries could be risk factor for developing brain cancer
London | February 26, 2023 7:34:18 PM IST
A very uncommon but frequently aggressive type of brain tumour called a glioma may be caused by damage, according to key molecular research from the UCL Cancer Centre. ... read..

Increasing protein intake reduces risk of suffering hip fractures
Leeds | February 26, 2023 7:04:23 PM IST
According to a recent study, boosting protein intake and regularly consuming tea or coffee can lower the incidence of hip fractures in women. ... read..

Low breastfeeding rates in infants born to mothers with COVID-19: Research
Perth | February 26, 2023 7:04:17 PM IST
An international investigation found that during the height of the pandemic, breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact rates were low since the majority of babies born to mothers with COVID-19 were split up after birth. ... read..

Physically demanding work linked to higher male fertility: Research
Washington | February 26, 2023 1:04:59 PM IST
According to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, males who often lift heavy objects at work have higher sperm counts. The study, which was published in Human Reproduction, is part ... read..

Study suggests skipping breakfast might harm immune system
Washington | February 26, 2023 12:03:50 PM IST
According to a recent study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, fasting can make it more difficult to fight infections and increase your risk of getting heart disease. ... read..

Study reveals gestational diabetes, preeclampsia linked to slower biological development in infants
California | February 25, 2023 11:34:26 PM IST
According to a new study conducted by USC, gestational diabetes and preeclampsia may be associated with poorer biological development in babies. ... read..

Study gives insights into how excess weight, obesity linked with increase risk of death
Boulder | February 25, 2023 11:04:27 PM IST
According to new research, being slightly underweight has probably been associated with a higher mortality risk than being overweight or obese, which increases the risk of death by anywhere between 22 per cent and 91 per cent--significantly more than prev ... read..

New promising targeted drug for a rare leukaemia being developed
Helsinki | February 25, 2023 3:34:54 PM IST
In addition to chemotherapy, targeted medications have been created to treat cancer. These medications only impact cancer cells, sparing normal cells. A novel targeted therapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia is called venetoclax (AML). In Fin ... read..

Getting good sleep could add years to your life: Research
Washington | February 25, 2023 3:04:47 PM IST
According to recent research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Along With the World Congress of Cardiology, getting enough sleep can boost your heart and general health--and possibly even how long you live. ... read..

Social isolation enhances dementia risk factors: Study
Washington | February 25, 2023 6:33:27 AM IST
Social lifestyle determinants, including social isolation, are associated with neurodegeneration risk factors, according to a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Kimia Shafighi of McGill University, Canada, and colleagues. ... read..

Scientists explore medicinal plant having cardioprotective potential
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Scientists at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), explored a medicinal plant's potential to prevent heart diseases. ... read..

Hyderabad traffic police constable saves life with CPR
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
A traffic police constable in Hyderabad has won many hearts by saving the life of a young man by administering CPR after he had suffered a cardiac arrest. ... read..

Over 3.4mn lives saved by India's Covid vax strategy: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The Covid-19 vaccine strategy adopted by India during the deadly pandemic saved more than 3.4 million lives as well as had a positive impact on the country's economy, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday. ... read..

Young Hyderabad cop died while working out at gym
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
A young police constable in Hyderabad died of suspected cardiac arrest while working out at a gym. ... read..

Study confirms genetic link between migraine and blood sugar
Sydney | Saturday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Australian researchers have identified a concrete genetic link between migraine and blood sugar levels. ... read..

Physically demanding jobs associated with higher male fertility: Study
Washington | February 24, 2023 11:34:37 PM IST
According to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, males who regularly carry heavy objects at work have greater sperm counts. The research, which was published in Human Reproduction ... read..

Researchers give insight into possible link between head injury, increased rates of brain cancer
London | February 24, 2023 11:34:20 PM IST
The UCL Cancer Center researchers have offered essential molecular insights of how injury may lead to the formation of glioma, a relatively rare but typically aggressive kind of brain tumour. ... read..

Study reveals synthetic hydrogels help neuronal tissue growth in areas of brain damage
Sapporo | February 24, 2023 5:03:54 PM IST
Synthetic hydrogels have been proven to be an excellent support for neuronal tissue growth in areas of brain injury, suggesting a potential strategy for brain tissue restoration. ... read..

Skipping breakfast may compromise immune system: Study
Washington | February 24, 2023 2:05:20 PM IST
According to a recent study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, fasting may make it harder to fight against infections and raise your chance of developing heart disease. ... read..

Low estrogen levels paired with higher CGRP levels may jump-start migraine: Study
Washington | February 24, 2023 7:05:29 AM IST
As estrogen levels fluctuate, a new study has found for female participants with migraine, their levels of the protein calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) that plays a key role in starting the migraine process also fluctuate. The study is published in ... read..

'Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission facilitating quick OPD registration'
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has introduced the Scan and Share service for faster OPD registrations in October 2022, and within five months, the service has been adopted by 365 hospit ... read..

Telangana Governor calls on family of medico who attempted suicide
Hyderabad | Friday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday visited Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) to enquire about the condition of a Post Graduate student of Kakatiya Medical College who attempted suicide by administering herself lethal injecti ... read..

Telangana HC pulls up municipal body over killing of boy by stray dogs
Hyderabad | Friday, 2023 3:45:10 AM IST
The Telangana High Court on Thursday pulled up Hyderabad's municipal body over the gruesome death of a four-year-old boy who was mauled to death by stray dogs on Sunday. ... read..

FSSAI specifies comprehensive group standard for millets from September
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has specified a comprehensive group standard for millets vide Food Safety and Standards, Second Amendment Regulations, 2023 and this will be enforced from September 1 onwards. ... read..

Indian American doctor accused of $448K Medicare fraud
New York | Friday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
An Indian-American doctor has been indicted for allegedly running a scheme to submit bogus claims to Medicare, and faces a 10-year felony charge. ... read..

Study finds skipping breakfast can compromise immune system
Washington | February 24, 2023 12:03:29 AM IST
According to a new study by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, fasting may be detrimental to fighting off infection and could lead to an increased risk of heart disease. ... read..

Study shows circovirus involved in human hepatitis
Paris | February 23, 2023 6:03:17 AM IST
Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital (AP-HP), Inserm in the Imagine Institute, Universite Paris Cite and the Alfort National Veterinary School (EnvA) have identified a previously unknown species of circovirus, provisionall ... read..

Hyderabad has 5.5 lakh stray dogs, officials move to check menace
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Hyderabad has 5.50 lakh stray dogs, officials revealed on Wednesday, a day after CCTV footage of a four-year-old boy being mauled to death emerged. ... read..

Harassed by senior, Telangana PG medico attempts suicide
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Harassed by a senior, a post graduate student of a government-run medical college in Telangana attempted suicide by administering a lethal injection to herseld. ... read..

Odisha to set up eight new urban primary health centres
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
The Odisha government has decided to set up eight new urban primary health centres (UHPC) in different districts of the state under the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM). ... read..

Will stem cell transplant be a 'game changer' in HIV cure?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 2:15:11 AM IST
The world has seen a 53-year-old HIV positive man become the third person ever to be completely cured of the HIV virus by a stem cell transplant, also called bone marrow transplant, received to treat his blood cancer. But the questions remain whether it c ... read..

Gurugram woman locks self, son in house for 3 yrs due to Covid fear
Gurugram | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Coronavirus scare might be a thing of past for most of the people, but not for this woman in Gurugram, who locked herself and her son in their house for almost three years due to the fear of getting infected with Covid-19. ... read..

Study suggests how human body can predict mealtimes
Guildford | February 22, 2023 11:04:08 PM IST
According to a recent study from the University of Surrey, the human body can forecast the timing of frequent meals. The researchers also discovered that daily blood glucose rhythms are influenced not just by meal timing but also by meal quantity. ... read..

Air pollution speeds bone loss from osteoporosis: Research
New York | February 22, 2023 12:04:25 PM IST
According to a new study headed by scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, elevated levels of air pollution are linked to bone deterioration in postmenopausal women. The consequences were especially visible in the lumbar spine ... read..

Pill for skin disease may also curb excessive drinking
Oregon | February 22, 2023 12:04:18 PM IST
A pill used to treat a common skin ailment has been found to be an "extremely promising" treatment for alcohol consumption disorder by researchers from Oregon Health & Science University and other institutions throughout the country. ... read..

Research claims women can reduce risk of suffering hip fractures by increasing intake of protein
Leeds | February 22, 2023 5:33:40 AM IST
A new research claims that increasing intake of protein and drinking regular cups of tea or coffee can help women reduce their risk of suffering a hip fracture. ... read..

Most babies born to mothers with COVID-19 separated after birth resulting in low breastfeeding rates: Study
Perth | February 22, 2023 5:03:37 AM IST
According to a global study, most babies born to mothers with COVID-19 were separated after birth resulting in low breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact rates during the height of the pandemic. ... read..

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on allotment of vacant PwD-reserved seats
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to take a policy decision on filling up vacant seats, reserved for persons with disabilities (PwD), in medical colleges by taking in candidates who have lesser degree of disability than the prescribed bench ... read..

SC judge Justice Kaul undergoes successful gallbladder surgery
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, the senior-most judge of the apex court after the Chief Justice, has undergone a successful gallbladder surgery at a private hospital here. ... read..

Harmful algal blooms in Arabian Sea increasing, warns experts
Kochi | Wednesday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
Underlining that climate change poses a serious threat to the fisheries and aquaculture in the country, marine scientists have warned of increasing frequency and intensity of the harmful algal blooms (HAB) in the Arabian Sea. ... read..

Working to reduce import dependency through indigenous production: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the Central government is working on the vision of reducing import dependency through indigenous production. ... read..

Centre mulls to stop funds over branding of wellness centres as Mohalla Clinics to Punjab
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Union Health Ministry may stop the funds given to Punjab Government under the Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme over the issues of changing the name of the scheme and branding the centres as the Mohalla Clinics across the state. ... read..

Accelerated efforts needed for universal eye coverage, vision for all: WHO
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The World Health Organization on Tuesday called for accelerated action to provide quality, affordable, integrated and people-centered comprehensive eye care for everyone to address the increasing burden of vision impairment and blindness in the WHO South- ... read..

Severed wrist successfully restored at B'luru hospital
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
In a significant feat, a hospital in Bengaluru performed a hand replantation surgery on a 51-year-old male factory manager, whose wrist got severed while testing a new machine. ... read..

Researchers find hip muscle exercises help improve mobility in persons with below-knee amputations
Birmingham | February 21, 2023 11:33:27 PM IST
According to a new study, strengthening hip muscles may be essential for improving mobility in persons with below-knee amputations. ... read..

Study finds how Data, Network, and AI technologies can predict damage, ageing of bridges
Washington | February 21, 2023 11:33:22 PM IST
Researchers announced the development of D.N.A. (Data, Network, and AI) technologies to forecast the degrees of damage and ageing of bridges for preventative maintenance. ... read..

Study: Performing acts of kindness helps heal people with depression, anxiety
Ohio | February 21, 2023 11:04:52 PM IST
Individuals suffering from depression or anxiety may be able to help themselves recover by doing good things for others, according to a new study. The researchers discovered that doing acts of kindness resulted in gains that were not apparent with two oth ... read..

Scientists make breakthrough for 'next generation' cancer treatment
Norwich | February 21, 2023 3:33:41 PM IST
Scientists at the University of East Anglia are a step closer to creating a new generation of light-activated cancer treatments. ... read..

Everything you need to know about how blood-brain barrier works
Zurich | February 21, 2023 3:33:31 PM IST
Researching the wall separating the circulatory system from the neurological system has been highly difficult or limited in its use of models. In order to properly investigate potential new treatments for brain tumours, researchers have created a more rea ... read..

Research shows stroke symptoms, even if they disappear within an hour, need emergency assessment
Washington | February 21, 2023 7:03:24 AM IST
According to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the Association's journal Stroke, the symptoms of stroke that disappear in under an hour, known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), need emergency assessment to help p ... read..

Neuroscientists identified predisposition to accidental awareness under anesthesia: Study
Dublin | February 21, 2023 6:32:58 AM IST
Brain structures which could predict an individual's proclivity to accidental awareness under anaesthetic have been identified for the first time by neuroscientists in Trinity College Dublin. ... read..

AIIMS signs MoU with Mauritius PSC to assist in conducting exams
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Public Service Commission (PSC) of Mauritius to assist in conducting various examinations. ... read..

Air India New York-Delhi flight diverted to London due to medical emergency
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
An Air India flight New York-New Delhi flight was diverted to London on Monday evening due to a medical emergency. ... read..

IIIT-Delhi, AIIMS will work together in AI, ML, biomedical research
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology-Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) will work together in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Computational Genomics for advancing c ... read..

Researchers give new insight into human cognition, origins of brain disorders
Washington | February 21, 2023 12:03:24 AM IST
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) employed computer modelling to identify mutations in the human genome that are likely to have altered the evolution of human intellect. This pioneering human genomics study might lead to a greater k ... read..

Study: Spinal cord stimulation improves arm, hand movement after stroke
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | February 20, 2023 11:33:26 PM IST
According to experts, a neurotechnology that stimulates the spinal cord quickly increases arm and hand movement, allowing those suffering from moderate to severe stroke to carry out their routine daily tasks more readily. ... read..

Low brain pressure may increase chance of developing glaucoma: Research
Kaunas | February 19, 2023 9:32:57 PM IST
A multinational research team led by Lithuanian specialists adds to the body of evidence showing that intracranial pressure plays a substantial role in normal-tension glaucoma, which makes up to 50 per cent of all cases of glaucoma. Low intracranial press ... read..

Genetic alterations linked to behavioural disorders associated with autism: Research
Heidelberg | February 19, 2023 8:04:19 PM IST
Many genetic alterations are connected to behavioural abnormalities related to autism. Researchers have identified a novel molecular basis for this disease. A transcription factor called MYT1L typically safeguards the molecular identity of nerve cells. It ... read..

Study suggests radiotherapy not an option for older breast cancer patients
Washington | February 19, 2023 8:04:13 PM IST
In older patients with early breast cancer, radiotherapy does not seem to improve survival rates. ... read..

Researchers reveal COVID-19 infection increases diabetes risk
Washington | February 19, 2023 7:32:55 PM IST
Those who have undergone COVID-19 have a higher risk of having new-onset diabetes, which is the main cause of cardiovascular disease, according to research from Cedars-Smidt Sinai's Heart Center. ... read..

Free sugars associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease: Study
Washington | February 19, 2023 12:33:29 PM IST
According to a study, a greater intake of free sugars - both added sugars and those present naturally in honey and fruit juice - is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The findings back up the global dietary recommendation to keep ... read..

Pregnant women are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life: Study
San Francisco (California) | February 19, 2023 12:33:24 PM IST
According to studies, a pregnant woman who has gestational diabetes is more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Gestational diabetes is another common cause of large-for-gestational-age neonates (LGA). ... read..

Research: High-risk bladder patients can benefit from immunotherapy after surgery
Washington | February 19, 2023 8:03:16 AM IST
According to clinical trial results, immunotherapy after surgery increased bladder cancer patients' chance of staying cancer-free compared to patients who received a placebo. ... read..

Study reveals how artificial intelligence can help treat opioid addiction
Rockville | February 18, 2023 10:32:47 PM IST
Around 80,000 Americans die from overdoses each year, and almost three million Americans struggle with opioid use disorder. Opioid medications that bind to opioid receptors include heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine. ... read..

Researchers finds how migraines are caused by alterations in metabolite levels
Brisbane | February 18, 2023 8:33:29 PM IST
Despite the fact that migraines are painful both physically and financially, recently found genetic reasons by QUT researchers may pave the path for brand-new treatments and preventative medications. ... read..

Study: Right timing of physical activity increases fat metabolism
Solna | February 18, 2023 6:34:17 PM IST
According to a recent study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, mice who exercised during an early active phase, which is comparable to morning exercise in humans, had higher metabolisms than mice who exer ... read..

Loneliness connected to unhealthy diets and physical inactivity among US college students: Study
Washington | February 18, 2023 6:34:07 PM IST
Migrating to a new place and coordinating with a bunch of new people may increase feelings of alienation among the freshers in college. According to the National College Health Assessment, feelings of loneliness in college students have dramatically incre ... read..

MP doctors end protest over 'seat leaving bond', other issues after CM's assurance
Bhopal | Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
On January 4, a 24-year-old doctor in the government-run Gandhi Medical College (GMC) in Bhopal committed suicide in her hostel room, after sending a message to her father on his mobile, saying: "If I had money, I could have left the seat." ... read..

Oommen Chandy's throat cancer treatment progressing well
Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who has been ailing for a few months and was airlifted to Bengaluru on Sunday for further treatment, is progressing well, as per his family. ... read..

Cancer patients who do not react to immunotherapy lack crucial immune cells: Study
Washington | February 17, 2023 3:33:40 PM IST
Immunotherapy has changed cancer treatment. Since the introduction of immunotherapy in 2011, the five-year survival rate in advanced melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer, has increased from less than 10% to more than 50%. Unfortunately, only appr ... read..

Study indicates one-third of stroke survivors experience depression
Dallas (Texas) | February 17, 2023 2:05:07 PM IST
Depression is a regular occurrence for stroke survivors, according to the American Stroke Association, a branch of the American Heart Association. According to a scientific statement from the Association, compared to 5 per cent-13 per cent of persons with ... read..

Mandaviya hails eSanjeevani milestone of providing telemedicine services to over 10 cr patients
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 5:15:10 AM IST
After the national telemedicine platform - eSanjeevani- registered another landmark by providing teleconsultation services to 10 crore beneficiaries on Thursday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that eSanjeevani is a revolution in the health s ... read..

GRAP Stage II invoked to avoid further deterioration of air quality in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
After Delhi's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) clocked 270 on Thursday, the Sub-Committee for operationalisation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) of the Commission for Air Quality Management held a meeting and invoked to re-impose the Stage II of GRAP ... read..

Now, a unique non-cytotoxic nanocomposite coating to prevent post-surgical infections
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Researchers from the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), under the Department of Science and Technology, have developed a nanocomposite coating named ATL by combining water repellence and biocidal propert ... read..

Study finds migraines caused by alterations in metabolite levels
Brisbane | February 16, 2023 10:04:41 PM IST
Migraines are a pain in the head and in the hip pocket, but newly discovered genetic causes by QUT researchers could lead the way to new preventative drugs and therapies. Genetic analysis findings were published in The American Journal of Human Genetics b ... read..

New electrical method triggers and analyzes dynamics of brain protein that underlie many neurodegenerative diseases
Santa Barbara (California) | February 16, 2023 10:04:38 PM IST
Scientists are not yet clear on how the tau protein changes from a benign protein essential for normal function in our brains into the toxic neurofibrillary tangles that are a signature of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. ... read..

Pungent ginger compound puts immune cells on heightened alert: Research
Freising | February 16, 2023 9:33:45 PM IST
Ginger is known for activating the immune system. This argument is now supported by new findings from the Leibniz Center for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich. Little doses of a spicy ginger component heightened white blood cell a ... read..

Psychological stress impedes performance, even for Olympic athletes: Research
Washington | February 16, 2023 9:03:14 PM IST
Not only did the 2020 Tokyo Olympics take place during the COVID-19 epidemic, but it was also the first athletic event to measure and broadcast competitors' heart rates while world-class archers competed for Olympic gold. Yunfeng Lu (Nanjing University) a ... read..

Scientists reengineer cancer drugs to be more versatile
Houston | February 16, 2023 9:03:06 PM IST
Rice University scientists have enlisted widely used cancer therapy systems to control gene expression in mammalian cells, a feat of synthetic biology that could change how diseases are treated. ... read..

CBD shows promise for reducing smoking
Washington | February 16, 2023 8:33:13 PM IST
Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, slows nicotine metabolism, according to recent research, which means it could assist tobacco users to control their desire for the next cigarette. ... read..

Study gives new insights into understanding of autism
Montreal | February 16, 2023 8:33:09 PM IST
The study revealed that sensory signals from the outside world are integrated differently in Fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most prevalent cause of autism, resulting in them being underrepresented by cortical pyramidal neurons in the brain. ... read..

Study: Doing physical activity at right time of the day increases fat metabolism
Solna | February 16, 2023 3:33:29 PM IST
At least in mice, physical activity at the appropriate time of day appears to be able to enhance fat metabolism. According to a recent study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, mice who exercised during an ... read..

Radiotherapy is not an option for older breast cancer patients: Research
Washington | February 16, 2023 2:03:47 PM IST
According to new research, Radiotherapy does not increase survival chances in older people with early breast cancer. ... read..

Medicine linked to lower risk of dementia in people with diabetes: Study
Washington | February 16, 2023 2:03:32 PM IST
Diabetes patients are twice as likely as non-diabetics to develop dementia. A new study found that persons with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who used the diabetic medicine pioglitazone were less likely to acquire dementia later in life than those who d ... read..

Study finds food coloring nanoparticles can affect human gut
Washington | February 16, 2023 6:04:15 AM IST
According to new research by Cornell and Binghamton University scientists, metal oxide nanoparticles - commonly used as food coloring and anti-caking agents in the commercial ingredients industry - may damage parts of the human intestine. ... read..

'Nation's Homeopath': Mukesh Batra, his amazing story & success mantra
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
His first job was as a charitable intern earning Rs 150 a month and after nine years of struggle, he started earning Rs 450 a month but he always wanted to branch out on his own, says Mukesh Batra, who today presides over a chain of 225 homeopathy clinics ... read..

One dead, 30 ill after drinking polluted water in Karnataka's Yadgir
Yadgir (Karnataka) | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
A woman died, while more than 30 other persons fell ill after drinking polluted water in a village in Karnataka's Yadgir district, officials said on Wednesday. ... read..

Detecting rapidly mutating bacteria and viruses with AutoPLP
Washington | February 15, 2023 10:33:40 PM IST
As we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, the microorganisms that cause various diseases can rapidly change into versions that avoid detection and treatment. However, researchers presenting in ACS Infectious Diseases have discovered a process that co ... read..

Irregular sleeping habits may increase risk of atherosclerosis in older adults
Washington | February 15, 2023 10:33:31 PM IST
According to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association, sleeping an inconsistent number of hours each night and falling asleep at different times ... read..

Oral bacteria may increase heart disease risk: Research
Washington | February 15, 2023 10:33:29 PM IST
A study published today in eLife suggests that infection with a bacterium that causes gum disease and foul breath may raise the risk of heart disease. ... read..

Rapid screening test predicts effectiveness of steroid injections for neck pain
New York | February 15, 2023 10:03:56 PM IST
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and other institutions claim to have developed a quick clinical test that predicts which patients with neck pain are more likely to benefit from epidural steroid injections, which deliver drugs directly around the s ... read..

COVID-19 infection raises diabetes risk: Research
Washington | February 15, 2023 3:33:29 PM IST
Researchers at Cedars-Smidt Sinai's Heart Institute have confirmed that persons who have had COVID-19 have a higher risk of developing new-onset diabetes, which is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease. ... read..

Alternate-day fasting may benefit patients with fatty liver disease: Research
Chicago | February 15, 2023 3:03:15 PM IST
University of Illinois Chicago nutrition researchers evaluated 80 persons with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and discovered that those who followed an alternate-day fasting diet and exercised were able to improve their health. ... read..

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