Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Insulin can help treat chronic bowel inflammation
London | Saturday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Insulin, which plays a key role in managing blood sugar, also has potential against colitis -- a chronic bowel inflammation, finds a study. ... read..


Breast milk may help boost preemies' brain development
London | Saturday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Premature babies fed with breast milk are more likely to have better brain development than those fed on formula milk, a new study has found. ... read..


New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies
New York | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have developed a novel blood test for pregnant mothers that can, with nearly 90 per cent accuracy rate, predict the probability of having a child that will be diagnosed with autism. ... read..


New genetic disorder identified in human patient
New York | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
In a first, US researchers have identified a new genetic disorder, which was previously described in animal models, in a human patient. ... read..


NDA government dares to take decisions others don't: Modi on triple talaq (Lead)
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Making a veiled attack on the Congress and other parties accusing them of stalling the triple talaq bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government dared to take decisions that others were afraid of taking. ... read..


New battery may help cut Co2 emissions
New York | Saturday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new battery made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. ... read..


Breast milk helps in brain development in premature babies
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 22, 2018 1:41:29 PM IST
Breast milk sure has a lot of health benefits for babies. According to a new research, babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula milk. ... read..


AFib linked to family history in blacks
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 22, 2018 7:41:30 AM IST
According to a new research, black and Latino individuals are paradoxically more likely to experience higher rates of complications and even death as a result of atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib. ... read..


Research hints at detecting autism risk in pregnant mothers
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 22, 2018 7:41:28 AM IST
A recent study indicates that if a woman has previously had a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the risk of having a second child with ASD is more than in the general. ... read..


Doctors should consider serving rural India: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that doctors and medical practitioners should consider serving in rural India as it had limited access to healthcare. ... read..


Regular bedtime beneficial for adults too!
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 21, 2018 8:41:34 PM IST
Not only does a regular bedtime improve sleep quality, it is just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, finds a study. ... read..


Why are men putting their health on stake?
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | September 21, 2018 6:41:26 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 21 (Business Wire India): As men get older, their body changes in ways one can't always control. For most men, one of those changes come with the growing prostate. ... read..


First human oesophagus created in lab using stem cells
New York | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
In a first, US scientists have used stem cells to grow human oesophagus -- known as the food pipe -- in the laboratory, an advance that will enable personalised disease diagnosis, regenerative therapies. ... read..


Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn's eyesight, brain
London | Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during the pregnancy, a new study has found. ... read..


Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in middle-aged women
London | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Middle-aged women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low saturated fat, dairy products and red meat -- may have a reduced risk of stroke, say researchers. ... read..


Regular bedtime may boost your heart, metabolic health
New York | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Ever thought why a good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health? A new study has found that regular bedtime and wake time may help you revive yourself and boost your heart and metabolic health. ... read..


Scientists decode mystery of gut-brain connection
New York | Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Ever felt nauseous before an important presentation, or foggy after a big meal? It is because your gut is directly connected to your brain and is not linked to the hormones, say researchers who found that messages from the gut travel to the brain in milli ... read..


Solid waste in Himachal's industrial hub health hazard: Watchdog
Shimla | Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
For the last two years, the civic body of the Baddi town, Himachal Pradesh's biggest industrial hub, has been dumping municipal waste in Kenduwal village that has become a potential health hazard, an environmental watchdog said on Friday. ... read..


Eating food cooked on wood, coal may impair your lungs
New York | Friday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Love to eat food cooked on the barbecue? Beware, it is associated with increased risk of respiratory illness or death, researchers warned. ... read..


Privacy concerns of patients on smart pills must be addressed: Study
New York | Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
While smart pills have emerged as the new digital health tool that help patients and doctors track drug regimen compliance as well as increase patient adherence, its ethical issues such as patient privacy, consent and data sharing must be addressed, resea ... read..


Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 21, 2018 1:11:28 PM IST
New hepatitis C therapies are effective at curing the virus in people who inject drugs, according to a new study. ... read..


Brave girls of West Bengal's Purulia lead by example, fight child marriage (Social Feature)
Purulia (West Bengal) | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
As a 15-year-old, she convinced her parents not to marry her off so she could fulfill a childhood dream of becoming a doctor and treating the poor. Now, two years later, Priyanka Bauri strives to make other girls and their parents conscious of the perils ... read..


Quitting junk food cause withdrawals as drug addiction: Study
New York | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
If you are planning to deprive your taste buds of junk food such as pastries, french fries and pizza, expect to suffer withdrawal symptoms similar to what drugs addicts experience, said a study. ... read..


Jet flight returns to Mumbai with 30 'bleeding' passengers
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:50:54 AM IST
At least 30 passengers on a Jet Airways Mumbai-Jaipur flight suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure during the ascent here on Thursday, an official said. ... read..


Fish-rich diets may boost brain development in babies
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 21, 2018 8:11:32 AM IST
According to a new research, slightly adjusting the diet of healthy pregnant women could be beneficial for their babies. ... read..


A behavioral intervention can reduce stress in cancer patients
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 21, 2018 8:11:31 AM IST
According to a new study, a behavioral program to reduce harmful stress in cancer patients can be taught to therapists from around the country and implemented at their sites, which effectively improves the moods of their patients. ... read..


Centre to conduct population-based screening for diabetes, cancer
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
The government will be conducting population-based screenings for diabetes, hypertension and three types of common cancers under National Health Mission (NHM), the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said on Thursday. ... read..


With over 300 companies, Medicall Expo to begin on September 21
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
With over 300 medical companies, including participants from countries like Germany, Indonesia, China, South Africa and others, the Medicall Expo will begin here on September 21. ... read..


Insurance coverage to further boost Ayurveda, says expert
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The insurance coverage for Ayurveda treatment is expected to give further boost to the ancient Indian form of medicine, says a leading Ayurvedic specialist. ... read..


Goa panel advises against 'Momo Challenge'
Panaji | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Thursday urged the state Education Department to initiate awareness programmes in order to prevent children from participating in the lethal "Momo Challenge," an online game. ... read..


World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare
Dhaka | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the country's services to cater to the health, nutrition and family planning needs of the Rohingya refugee population. ... read..


Pakistani court orders separate rooms for transgenders in hospitals
Islamabad | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
A court in Pakistan has ordered all state-run hospitals across the Punjab province to ensure separate rooms for the transgender community, the media reported on Thursday. ... read..


Need to ban sale of energy drinks to kids: Expert
London | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
There is a need to ban the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to children and young people to tackle obesity and mental health problems, says an expert. ... read..


High gluten diet in pregnancy may up diabetes risk in kids
London | Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Higher consumption of gluten -- proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley -- by women during pregnancy can significantly increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children, a study has claimed. ... read..


Removing ovaries linked to chronic kidney disease
New York | Thursday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Premenopausal women with no genetic risk for breast and ovarian cancer should not remove their ovaries as it can increase their risk of developing chronic kidney disease, a study has claimed. ... read..


Karnataka CM to meet public once a month
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy would meet the public at his home-office in the city centre only once in a month, instead every week, an official said on Thursday. ... read..


Indian-origin doctor pleads guilty to healthcare fraud in US
Washington | Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
An Indian-origin doctor has pleaded guilty to a healthcare fraud in the US, the Justice Department said. ... read..


30 air passengers suffer bleeding, Prabhu orders safety audit plan (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST
At least 30 passengers of a Jet Airways suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure early on Thursday during the aircraft's ascent here, following which the government ordered a safety audit plan for airlines, officials said. ... read..


Rural health workers thank Modi for higher incentive
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
At least 90 rural activists, who work under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday to thank him for the increase in their incentives, an official statement said. ... read..


Walking just 35 minutes daily can reduce stroke risk in elderly
New York | Thursday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Older adults can prevent their risk of strokes by taking a daily stroll for just 35 minutes a day or four hours a week, say researchers. ... read..


Women who breastfeed for five months likely to have more kids
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 20, 2018 11:11:26 AM IST
Turns out, women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more likely to have more children as compared to women who breastfeed for shorter durations or not at all. ... read..


Caffeinated energy drinks a big no-no for children
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 20, 2018 9:41:29 AM IST
A new study has revealed that children and young people consume a lot of caffeinated energy drinks, which causes obesity and even mental health problems. ... read..


High gluten diet in pregnancy increases risk of diabetes in children
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 20, 2018 7:41:28 AM IST
Turns out, a high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes. ... read..


Father's obesity in puberty may up asthma risk for offspring
London | Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Men who have considerable weight gain between their childhood and puberty are at an increased risk of having asthma as an adult, as are their future offspring, a new study has found. ... read..


Sewer worker's death: Rahul says PM's Swachh Bharat a hollow slogan (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "tragic death" of sewer worker Anil in west Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said "PM's Swachh Bharat is a hollow slogan, when he is blind to the plight of thousands of manual scavengers". ... read..


Honorarium hike for Anganwadi, ASHA workers (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a hike in honorarium for Anganwadi and ASHA workers. ... read..


Human brains are naturally attracted to laziness: Study
Toronto | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:49 PM IST
Some people are often called lazy, because of their brains, say researchers who found that our brain is innately attracted to sedentary behaviours. ... read..


High sugar levels in yogurt may up obesity risk
London | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:49 PM IST
Often marketed as a healthy dairy product, yogurt is not necessarily good as it contains free or added sugars and fat -- even more than soft drinks and fruit juices, thus increasing the risk of obesity, a study has claimed. ... read..


Sewer worker's death: Rahul says PM's Swachh Bharat a hollow slogan
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "tragic death" of sewer worker Anil in west Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said "PM's Swachh Bharat is a hollow slogan, when he is blind to the plight of thousands of manual scavengers". ... read..


194 Haryana hospitals empanelled for Ayushman scheme
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
As many as 194 government and private hospitals in Haryana have been empanelled for the Centre's Ayushman Bharat Scheme, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Wednesday. ... read..


First gut bacteria determines ability to fight chronic diseases later
Toronto | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
The first bacteria that arrives into the gut after birth and order of their arrival has a lasting impact on the individual's ability to ward off serious chronic diseases in adulthood, finds a study. ... read..


ADB approves $110 mn for Bangladesh healthcare services
Dhaka | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved on Wednesday an additional loan financing of $110 million for a project that is improving access to urban primary healthcare services in Bangladesh through public-private partnerships. ... read..


CCEA approves Rs 1,225 crore for rural health workers
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved a package of Rs 1,224.97 crore for the government scheme ASHA, doubling the incentives given to workers under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). ... read..


Act against illegal pathology labs, HC tells Delhi government
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:39 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government to take action against illegal pathology laboratories and diagnostic centres here. ... read..


Strawberry saboteurs may face 10-15 years in jail: Australian PM
Canberra | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:15 PM IST
People responsible for putting needles into strawberries or posting online fake images of sabotaged fruits may face 10-15 years in jail, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday following a fruit contamination scare that has alarmed the ... read..


Squats, push ups can help your kids to stay fit
London | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:14 PM IST
Cycling or evening park time is absolutely fine to see your children stay fit but encouraging them to do strength-based exercises such as squats, push ups and lunges can help them shed weight faster, reveals a most extensive review of resistance training' ... read..


Immune cells in brain play significant role in schizophrenia: Study
Sydney | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:09 PM IST
Researchers have identified that some people with schizophrenia have greater amounts of immune cells in their brains, a finding that could open the doors to new treatments and therapies. ... read..


Obesity, vitamin D deficiency raises breast cancer risk
New York | Wednesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Obesity coupled with vitamin D deficiency in postmenopausal women may pose a significant risk of breast cancer -- the most common and leading cause of death in women, finds a study. ... read..


Kejriwal wishes Maken speedy recovery
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday wished for the speedy recovery of ailing state Congress President Ajay Maken. ... read..


First gut bacteria may fight chronic diseases better
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 19, 2018 11:11:30 AM IST
First gut bacteria may have a lasting effect on the ability to fight chronic diseases, according to a new study. ... read..


Correlation between blood flow and body position
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 19, 2018 11:11:30 AM IST
For the first time, alterations in capillary blood flow around the face caused by body position change have been detected by researchers through the use of imaging photoplethysmography. ... read..


Vitamin D may reduce cancer risk, breast cancer mortality
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 19, 2018 11:11:25 AM IST
Apart from building healthy bones, vitamin D also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with a lower body mass index. ... read..


5mn Yemeni children face famine: NGO
Sanaa | Wednesday, 2018 9:15:06 AM IST
A total of 5.2 million children in Yemen face famine, said non-government organisation Save the Children, the BBC reported on Wednesday. ... read..


Father's obesity in puberty increases asthma-risk for offspring
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 19, 2018 8:11:27 AM IST
Turns out, males who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for their future offspring. ... read..


TB remains world's deadliest infectious disease: WHO
Geneva | Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST
Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world's deadliest infectious disease although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million tuberculosis (TB) deaths since 2000, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday. ... read..


Nitish visits AIIMS for check-up
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here for a routine medical check-up. ... read..


Unmindful of 60 child deaths, UP Minister dances her heart out
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
An Uttar Pradesh Minister, Anupma Jaiswal, has triggered outrage after she was seen dancing at a Ganesh Puja event in Bahraich where over 60 children and infants have died in the past one month due to fever. ... read..


Add Tulasi to your diet to boost health: Expert
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Integrating Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) to your diet may not only help you look good but can also boost your physical and mental health, says an Ayurveda expert. ... read..


No coercive action against sale of available banned FDC drugs: HC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
In an interim order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed that no coercive steps be taken against the sale of 328 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs that were banned by the government last week but are still available in the market. ... read..


Nadda reviews launch preparations of Ayushman Bharat in Ranchi
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday reviewed the preparations for the launch of Ayushman Bharat in Jharkhand's capital city by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23. ... read..


'New STP in Delhi can generate 3 tonnes bio-fuel per day'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
To combat emerging pollutants from the Barapullah drain in the national capital, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated a sewage treatment plant (STP) here, saying it has a capacity to convert 10 lakh litres of sewage i ... read..


New gene therapy via skin can combat cocaine addiction
New York | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Scientists have developed a novel approach using skin cell-based gene therapy to stifle the desire for cocaine and to protect against an overdose. ... read..


Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
India continues to show impressive gains in reduction of child deaths with under-five deaths falling below the one million mark for the first time, the UN said in a new report. ... read..


Get busy for more self-control
London | Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Want to boost your self-control? Start thinking of yourself as a busy person, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, said in a study. ... read..


This AI system can specify lung cancer types
New York | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that can analyse images of patients' lung tumours, specify cancer types and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth. ... read..


Over 500 new genes linked to blood pressure identified
London | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Scientists have identified over 500 new gene regions that influence people's blood pressure -- a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease. ... read..


12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya
Nairobi | Tuesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. ... read..


Muscle relaxants may increase respiratory complications risk
London | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Usage of muscle relaxants -- a necessary part of anaesthesia during certain major operations -- may increase the risk of respiratory complications after surgery, a new study has found. ... read..


Study reports risk of rare adverse outcomes from breast implants
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 18, 2018 2:41:27 PM IST
According to a study, silicone breast implants could increase the risk of several rare adverse outcomes in women. ... read..


Women with undiagnosed STIs at greater risk of negative PMS symptoms
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 18, 2018 2:11:37 PM IST
Undiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STI) can increase negative premenstrual symptoms (PMS) in women, according to a study. ... read..


Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 18, 2018 2:11:37 PM IST
Sleep deprived? You may have a higher risk of crashing your car. ... read..


Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 8:45:06 AM IST
Death of children below the age of five continues to steadily reduce in India, declining from nearly 22 per cent in 2012 to 18 per cent in 2017, which is now for the first time below the one million mark, the UN said in a new report. ... read..


Late-night use of gadgets leaves kids sleep-deprived: Study
New York | Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Most parents believe that an excessive late night use of gadgets has significantly hampered the sleep patterns of their teenaged children, leading to poor academic performance, researchers warn. ... read..


SC notice to Centre on plea to ban 85 pesticides
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Centre on a plea for a ban on 85 pesticides since these were banned in other countries but were allowed in India, posing a serious health hazards to farmers. ... read..


SC lifts ban on Saridon, two other drugs for now
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme court on Monday lifted a ban on the manufacture and sale of Piramal's painkiller Saridon and two other drugs - Piriton and Dart - for now. ... read..


Be aware of your prostate health
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | September 17, 2018 8:11:29 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 17 (Business Wire India): As men get older, their body changes in ways one can't always control. For most men, one of those changes come with the growing prostate. Aging men tend to have larger prostates than younger men ... read..


Exposure to violence in schools may affect kids' grades
Toronto | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Witnessing violence in high school may lead to emotional distress among children and affect their academic performance later, suggests a new research. ... read..


Zimbabwe cholera deaths reach 30
Harare | Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Zimbabwe's ongoing cholera outbreak has killed 30 people and has spread to the country's second-largest city Bulawayo, according to figures given by Health Minister Obadiah Moyo. ... read..


Act against TB spreading from captive elephants, Rajasthan told
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Following an alert from PETA India, the Central government on Monday directed the Rajasthan government to take preventive measures against the spread of tuberculosis from captive elephants in the state. ... read..


Combat obesity with this effective treatment
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 2:11:27 PM IST
Obesity is a growing epidemic worldwide and a leading cause of death alongside heart disease and smoking. Bariatric surgery, specifically Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), is the most effective treatment for obesity. ... read..


How common household cleaners could make kids overweight
Toronto | Monday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Early life exposure to certain disinfectants used at home could be making children overweight by altering the composition of their gut bacteria, suggests new research. ... read..


Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 10:11:25 AM IST
Turns out, children born in the peak grass pollen season, October and December, may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma. ... read..


Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study
Canberra | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
Australia's largest clinical trial has concluded that taking a daily dose of aspirin does not reduce the chance of death, disability or cardiovascular disease, the results of a five-year study revealed on Monday. ... read..


Psychotherapy benefits women caring for kids with health issues
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 8:11:34 AM IST
Turns out, brief cognitive behavioural therapy significantly improved the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions. ... read..


Does Paracetamol use in infancy increases risk of asthma?
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 7:11:29 AM IST
Turns out, children who take paracetamol during their first two years of life may be at a higher risk of developing asthma by the age of 18, especially if they have a particular genetic makeup. ... read..


'Parrikar clearing files from AIIMS, no vacancy for Goa CM yet'
Panaji | Sunday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The ruling MLAs in Goa on Sunday continued to root for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, insisting that the Chief Minister's post is not up for grabs, and claimed the ailing leader was clearing official files from AIIMS in Delhi. ... read..


BJP team meets Goa MLAs over leadership, no consensus yet (Lead)
Panaji | Sunday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
The BJP central leadership's attempts to form a consensus between party MLAs and alliance partners in Goa over alternate leadership due to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's illness remained inconclusive on Sunday. ... read..


Rajnath visits AIIMS to inquire about Parrikar's health
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited AIIMS to inquire about the health of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer. ... read..


Maternal high blood sugar linked to obesity risk in kids
New York | Sunday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Babies born to woman with higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy could be at significantly greater long-term risk of obesity - even more than a decade later, a study has found. ... read..


Psychotherapy recommended for women caring for children with severe health issues
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 16, 2018 1:11:27 PM IST
Turns out, brief cognitive behavioral therapy significantly improves the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions. ... read..


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