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Researchers discovered protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals
Washington | October 1, 2022 9:28:20 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a protein that is responsible for controlling cell growth in yeasts. Since humans and yeasts have remarkably similar cellular mechanisms, teasing out the differences presents drug developers with new targets for treatments. ... read..


Researchers find immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumour
London | October 1, 2022 9:28:16 PM IST
The researchers have identified immune cell types that could be targeted to create particular immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumours. ... read..


Voice-control devices may have an impact on children's social, emotional development: Study
Washington | October 1, 2022 7:00:33 PM IST
According to a study, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare, as well as voice-control smart devices like Alexa, Siri, and Google Home, may be harmful to children's social and emotional development. ... read..


Research reveals how to avoid antibiotic-related hearing loss
Indiana | October 1, 2022 7:00:30 PM IST
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are developing new ways to investigate why antibiotics cause permanent hearing loss and hair cell death in humans. ... read..


Study finds cancer-causing gene regulates genetic variation in prostate cancer
Washington | October 1, 2022 4:00:04 PM IST
A group of researchers discovered a novel role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in prostate cancer. ... read..


Researchers find how babies respond to taste, smell in the womb
Washington | October 1, 2022 2:58:33 PM IST
Investigators performed 4D ultrasound scans on 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies reacted to flavours from the foods their mothers ate. The researchers scanned some mothers to see how their foetal faces responded to the kale and carrot flav ... read..


'COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' concludes
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The 75-day long 'COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsava' concluded on Friday with total 27 per cent coverage of precaution dose among the eligible population. ... read..


Indian medical device industry can reach $50 bn by 2030: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:12 AM IST
The Indian medical devices industry has the potential to grow at 28 per cent yearly to reach $50 bn by 2030, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday. ... read..


Another monkey virus may be on verge of infecting humans: Researchers
Colorado | September 30, 2022 11:59:02 PM IST
According to new University of Colorado Boulder research published online Sept. 30 in the journal Cell, an unknown family of viruses that is currently prevalent in wild African primates and known to cause lethal Ebola-like symptoms in certain monkeys is " ... read..


PM Modi to open AIIMS in Himachal on Oct 5
Shimla | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Ahead of the Assembly elections in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh scheduled later this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state on October 5 to inaugurate an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur. ... read..


In young women, combined oral contraceptives don't raise risk of macromastia: Research
Philadelphia | September 29, 2022 10:57:57 PM IST
A study published in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, found that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) containing both oestrogen and progestin do not contribut ... read..


What happens in brain when it becomes too hot?
Trondheim | September 29, 2022 10:28:10 PM IST
"It was truly quite incredible. "The whole brain lit up," Anna Andreassen, a PhD student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, stated (NTNU). ... read..


Experts list down signs to look out for heart problems in newborn babies
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | September 29, 2022 9:58:58 PM IST
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 17.7 million deaths in India are due to heart-related issues. These numbers also involve congenital heart (CHDs) in children. Experts explained about CHDs signs in newborn babies. ... read..


Study: Poor health is linked to lower breast milk production
Washington | September 29, 2022 8:29:18 PM IST
According to a new UC study, poor metabolic health indicators are linked to lower breast milk production. ... read..


Research: Texting young people about safe sex doesn't guarantee protection from STDs
Washington | September 29, 2022 7:28:32 PM IST
According to research, sending regular messages to young people who have recently experienced a sexually transmitted infection (STI) to advocate safer sex behaviours does not lower rates of chlamydia and gonorrhoea reinfection. ... read..


Study reveals that ticks weaken skin's immune response
Washington | September 29, 2022 7:28:28 PM IST
Hitherto, scientists have not fully understood why ticks are such dangerous disease vectors. A research team now shows that tick saliva inhibits the skin's defense function, thereby increasing the risk of diseases such as tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or ... read..


Cerebral palsy might be treatable: Study
Auckland | September 29, 2022 3:58:18 PM IST
New research from the University of Auckland has found severe brain injury that develops slowly after preterm births, causing the likes of cerebral palsy, may be treatable. ... read..


CMFRI comes up with natural remedy for fatty liver disease from seaweeds
Kochi | September 29, 2022 1:12:54 PM IST
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), here has come up with a nutraceutical product from select seaweeds to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). ... read..


Kidney-pancreas transplant recipient delivers baby at PGI Hospital
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Accomplishing one more milestone, the PGIMER located here has written another success story in transplant surgery as a 32-year-old simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant recipient from Uttarakhand delivered a baby girl, four years after undergoing the tr ... read..


Humble stethoscope can detect heart defects in children with 95% accuracy: Study
Kochi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The humble stethoscope could avoid unnecessary use of more expensive investigations like echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac defects and allow for substantial reductions in healthcare costs, as per a research study done at the Amrita Hospital here. ... read..


Pregnancy-specific anxiety associated with shorter gestation times and earlier births: Research
Washington | September 28, 2022 11:58:05 PM IST
Women who experience anxiety about their pregnancies give birth earlier on average than those who don't, according to new research. ... read..


A biosensor detects brain tumours with a drop of blood: Research
New York | September 28, 2022 8:29:54 PM IST
According to the National Cancer Institute, despite substantial breakthroughs, brain tumour mortality remains high, with five-year survival rates of 36 per cent. ... read..


Putting aside goals, ambitions during pandemic beneficial for one's mental health: Study
Ontario | September 28, 2022 8:29:48 PM IST
According to a new study, people who put off long-term aspirations during the pandemic were better able to prevent worry and depression. ... read..


Blood tests may help detect who is likely to get long Covid: Study
Washington | September 28, 2022 6:58:28 PM IST
A blood test taken at the time of Covid-19 infection can help determine whether a person is likely to develop long-term Covid, according to new research. ... read..


Medical cannabis could be better alternative to opioids in managing pain: Study
Washington | September 28, 2022 12:59:55 PM IST
A new study of thousands of patients has concluded that medical cannabis could be an important alternative to opioids for pain management. ... read..


Assam reported over 100 cases of tomato flu in last one month
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Assam reported over 100 cases of hand-foot-and-mouth disease, also known as tomato flu, in the last one month, sounding an alarm for the state health department, an official said on Monday. ... read..


FAIMA writes to AIIMS director over cancellation of INI-CET July open counselling
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:12 AM IST
The Federation of All India Medical Association on Tuesday wrote to the director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, over the cancellation of INI-CET July 2022 open counselling and asked to conduct the same citing huge number of seats which ... read..


Lumpy virus: R'sthan, Punjab and Gujarat severely affected, UP succeeds in halting spread
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
States like Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat are severely affected by the spread of the lumpy skin disease which has so far infected nearly 20,57,700 animals across the country. On the other hand, among the bigger states, Uttar Pradesh has succeeded in halti ... read..


Torrent Pharma to acquire Curatio for Rs 2,000 crore
Chennai | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Rs 6,742 crore revenue Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd has inked a definitive agreement to acquire city-based Curatio Health Care (I) Private Ltd for a consideration of Rs 2,000 crore. ... read..


Study finds how ancient viral genes helps brain to fight against new infections
Tokyo | September 27, 2022 7:27:55 PM IST
The impact of viruses on our daily lives, from the common cold to COVID-19, is enormous, but infections that took place millions of years ago have had a profound impact on the course of human evolution. This is due to the viral genes' incorporation into t ... read..


Lassa virus endemic area could significantly grow in coming decades
San Diego | September 27, 2022 7:27:50 PM IST
Researchers examined decades' worth of environmental data related to Lassa virus outbreaks for their study, which was published on September 27 in Nature Communications. ... read..


Study: New technologies can be key to producing effective therapies for fatal muscle disease
Portsmouth | September 27, 2022 4:00:08 PM IST
A genetic mutation causes Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), which affects one in every 5,000 boys born. Because the affected gene is located on the X chromosome, girls are carriers of the mutant gene but only very rarely develop the disease (one in about ... read..


Protein supplement helps control Type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | September 27, 2022 6:35:17 AM IST
A study which holds potential for the dietary management of the condition, has shown that drinking a small amount of why protein before meals helps people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. The work shows for the first time this works in peop ... read..


Study reveals that babies react to taste and smell in the womb
Washington | September 27, 2022 6:03:45 AM IST
Scientists took 4D ultrasound scans of 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies responded to flavours from foods eaten by their mothers. The research team scanned some mothers to see fetal facial reactions to the kale and carrot flavours. ... read..


IIT-Guwahati researchers develop new strategy for targeted chemotherapy
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
A team of researchers in IIT-Guwahati has developed a new strategy to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs directly to the infected cells of a cancer patient and thereby reducing side effects significantly, said the institute in a statement. ... read..


Best performing states awarded on Day 2 of Arogya Manthan 2022
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday awarded the top performing states, districts, integrators and health facilities on the closing day of the two-day Arogya Manthan 2022, celebrating completion of 4 years of Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, and one ye ... read..


Potential therapeutic targets to prevent hearing loss due to antibiotics identified by researchers
Washington | September 26, 2022 11:58:53 PM IST
New ways to study why an antibiotic causes hair cell death and permanent hearing loss in people are being developed by researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine. ... read..


New method of tracking peripheral artery disease aids in search for better treatment
Virginia | September 26, 2022 11:00:52 PM IST
UVA Health cardiologists have discovered a new way to track peripheral artery disease (PAD), a serious medical condition characterised by atherosclerosis in the leg arteries that affects more than 200 million people worldwide. The approach, according to t ... read..


Life expectancy tool may improve quality of life for dementia patients
San Francisco | September 26, 2022 10:30:49 PM IST
A mortality prediction model for dementia patients may aid clinicians in framing discussions with patients and families about end-of-life care options such as at-home care and nursing homes. Furthermore, the model may assist physicians in determining whet ... read..


Frozen embryo transfers linked to high blood pressure risks during pregnancy
Dallas | September 26, 2022 7:31:28 PM IST
According to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal, in vitro fertilisation (IVF) using frozen embryos may be associated with a 74% increased risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. ... read..


Study finds how immune cells function in patients with chemotherapy-resistant breast cancers
London | September 26, 2022 3:28:35 PM IST
Immune cell types that could be targeted to develop specific immunotherapies in chemotherapy-resistant breast cancers have been identified by the investigators. ... read..


Mandaviya inaugurates two-day Arogya Manthan 2022
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday inaugurated the two-day long Arogya Manthan 2022 programme to mark the completion of 4 years of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) and one year of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission ... read..


Research finds that viruses may have 'eyes and ears' on us
Washington | September 26, 2022 3:29:24 AM IST
New research suggests that viruses are using information from their environment to 'decide' when to sit tight inside their hosts and when to multiply and burst out, killing the host cell. Right now, viruses are exploiting the ability to monitor their envi ... read..


Delhi AIIMS observes 67th Foundation Day
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday observed its 67th Foundation Day. ... read..


More people suffer from high BP than expected: Report
New York | Monday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Millions may be suffering from high blood pressure without knowing it because their levels only spike at night, suggests a new study. ... read..


Study: Avoidable hospitalizations from nursing homes can be reduced by texting
Washington | September 25, 2022 10:58:30 PM IST
A research team at the University of Missouri has examined how a common form of communication like texting can be used by nursing home staff to speed up decision-making and prevent the decline of residents' health that can lead to costly and traumatic hos ... read..


Investigating factors behind consciousness issues
Liege | September 25, 2022 10:00:37 PM IST
A Human Brain Project (HBP) study headed by researchers at the University of Liege in Liege, Belgium, looked at fresh ways that might help patients with serious brain injury or in a coma distinguish between two different neurological illnesses. The study' ... read..


Potential of precision genome editing in treating inherited retinal diseases: Research
Washington | September 25, 2022 6:34:30 AM IST
Researchers explain how precision genome editing agents have enabled precise gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases (IRDs). ... read..


Researchers explain the cause of autoimmunity in patients with type 1 diabetes
Washington | September 25, 2022 5:28:19 AM IST
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas makes little or no insulin. The details of the events that occur during autoimmune destruction of the pancreatic beta-cells have been studied extensively yet the mystery of what causes a ... read..


Tea consumption may lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | September 24, 2022 1:59:01 PM IST
According to a study of over 1 million adults from eight countries, moderate use of black, green, or Oolong tea is associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Scientists discover new drug to lower symptoms of severe eczema
Illinois | September 24, 2022 1:29:31 PM IST
Researchers from Northwestern Medicine discovered a new drug that was highly effective in lowering the signs and symptoms of moderate-to-severe eczema. This is the first trial to use a biologic therapy (monoclonal antibody) instead of immune-suppressing d ... read..


Studies show how skin diseases form differently across the body
Washington | September 24, 2022 7:02:26 AM IST
Two recent studies reveal how skin forms differently across different areas of the body from the face and underarms to the palms of our hands and feet. By profiling the changes in the skin, researchers found that the differences have a direct impact on ho ... read..


Study suggests cold water swimming may not reap as many health benefits as you'd expect
Washington | September 24, 2022 5:38:21 AM IST
Taking a dip in cold water may cut 'bad' body fat in men and reduce the risk of disorders such as diabetes, suggests a major scientific review. ... read..


Countries making efforts against polio, gaps at sub-national level: WHO SE Asia
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Countries across South-East Asia are making efforts against polio but a gap persists at sub-national level, WHO's Regional Director, South-East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, said. ... read..


Mandaviya interacts with AB-PMJAY beneficiaries on 4th anniversary of scheme
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday interacted virtually with some beneficiaries from different parts of the country as Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) has completed its four years of implementation. ... read..


India achieves significant landmarks in child mortality reduction
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
In a significant milestone, India has achieved landmark achievement in further reduction of child mortality rates. ... read..


Dr Rajiv Bahl new DG of ICMR
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
Dr Rajiv Bahl has been appointed as the new Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary, Health Research, succeeding Dr Balram Bhargava. ... read..


ISRO develops microprocessor-controlled artificial knee
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday said it has developed a microprocessor-controlled knee (MPK) which is ten times cheaper against imported ones. ... read..


Study suggests more older adults should check blood pressure at home
Washington | September 23, 2022 11:31:15 PM IST
A new study has found that only 48 per cent of people aged 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have a health condition that's affected by hypertension regularly check their blood pressure at home or other places. ... read..


Study reveals that COVID-19 virus might increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children
Washington | September 23, 2022 1:30:46 PM IST
According to a new study, testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is linked to a higher risk of new-onset type 1 diabetes in children and teenagers. ... read..


Gene mutation discovered that causes language impairment, ADHD and myasthenia
Washington | September 23, 2022 5:33:55 AM IST
Scientists have shown that defects in the protein CAPRIN1 are the cause of various neurological impairments. ... read..


Delhi to scale down staff, equipment deployment in hospitals
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The deployment of staff and equipment in Delhi hospitals will be scaled down in a phase wise manner seeing the sustained decline in the Covid cases in the national capital, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


Microbes in gut consume plant sugars as food
Birmingham | September 22, 2022 7:30:17 PM IST
According to new research, the bacteria in our stomach are fed by a carbohydrate that is frequently found bound to plant proteins. ... read..


Susceptible women with a healthy lifestyle are at lower risk of developing diabetes
Washington | September 22, 2022 4:30:05 PM IST
According to a study, women with a history of diabetes during pregnancy can still minimise their chances of developing type 2 diabetes by adopting a healthy lifestyle, such as eating well, quitting smoking, exercising frequently, and not being overweight. ... read..


Study: Malaria spike linked to amphibian die-off
Washington | September 22, 2022 5:57:31 AM IST
A new study links an amphibian die-off in Costa Rica and Panama with a spike in malaria cases. The study demonstrates the importance of biodiversity to human health. ... read..


Half of MP under clutch of lumpy virus, over 100 cows dead
Bhopal | Thursday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Over 100 cows were reported to have died in Madhya Pradesh due to Lumpy Skin Disease in the past few days as the virus has reached 26 out of the state's total 52 districts, officials said. ... read..


Delhi-NCR teachers, experts worry about rising behavioural issues in schoolchildren (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
As schools across the country now open after two years of online education, principals, teachers and behavioural experts on Wednesday reported a significant rise in behavioural issues among schoolchildren like aggression, attention span deficit, sleepless ... read..


India wins UN award for initiative against hypertension
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
In a significant achievement and recognition to country's efforts against hypertension, India on Wednesday won a UN award for its 'India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI)'. ... read..


Study reveals people with HIV, hepatitis C develop high risk of heart attack as they age
Dallas (Texas) | September 21, 2022 7:59:27 PM IST
According to new research, people with HIV who also have untreated hepatitis C virus have a much higher risk of heart attack as they age, even if their HIV is treated. ... read..


Chemical mixture in skin attracts mosquitoes that spread illness
California | September 21, 2022 6:29:49 PM IST
A fragrance from human skin directs mosquitoes that transmit Zika, dengue, and yellow fever toward their victims. Up until this point, the precise makeup of that smell was unknown. ... read..


Researchers find epigenetic treatment can aid regrowth of sensory, motor neurons in spinal cord
Washington | September 21, 2022 12:32:20 PM IST
Currently, there are no effective treatments for spinal cord injury; physical rehabilitation can help patients regain some mobility, but the outcomes are severely limited in severe cases due to the failure of spinal neurons to regenerate naturally after i ... read..


Study reveals process of how Parkinson's disease spreads in brain
New York | September 21, 2022 10:00:36 AM IST
According to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers, aggregates of the protein alpha-synuclein spread in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease via a cellular waste-ejection process. ... read..


Protein restriction may be useful in reducing obesity, diabetes: Study
Washington | September 21, 2022 7:28:22 AM IST
According to a study, reducing protein consumption can help regulate metabolic syndrome and some of its key symptoms, such as obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure (hypertension). ... read..


Andhra Pradesh CM claims drastic improvement in education, healthcare
Amaravati | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday said that his government brought major changes in education and healthcare sectors. ... read..


Adult ADHD linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study
Washington | September 20, 2022 8:33:14 PM IST
Adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without the condition, according to a large observational study. ... read..


Study reveals connection between diabetes, urinary tract infections
Washington | September 20, 2022 6:59:05 PM IST
Diabetes is associated with lowered immunity and recurring infections. The immune system of people with diabetes has lower levels of the antimicrobial peptide psoriasin, which compromises the urinary bladder's cell barrier, increasing the risk of urinary ... read..


Delayed action hearing loss treatment triggers dementia, depression and cognitive disorders
New Delhi | September 20, 2022 5:57:44 PM IST
In Indian houses where over 6.5 crore people suffer from partial or complete hearing loss, its identification and timely remedial measures remain a cause of concern. ... read..


Pancreatic cancer linked to obesity may be fueled by stress granules
Washington | September 20, 2022 11:28:54 AM IST
Because it causes an ongoing inflammatory condition, obesity is known to increase the chance of developing at least 13 different forms of cancer. One scientist has questioned whether there is more to the story than simply inflammation for years. ... read..


Research: Potential cure for alcohol use disorder is heart medication
Washington | September 20, 2022 10:32:04 AM IST
A recent study by National Institutes of Health researchers and their associates suggests that a drug used to treat heart issues and high blood pressure may also be useful in treating alcohol use disorder. ... read..


Covid-19 reduces placenta's immune response: Study
Washington | September 20, 2022 6:28:00 AM IST
According to a study, if a woman catches COVID-19 during her pregnancy, the infection, no matter how slight, affects the placenta's immune response to further infections. ... read..


HC seeks Delhi govt's response on woman's plea for IVF of frozen embryo
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from the city government on a plea moved by a woman to allow her to carry out the IVF process of the frozen embryo, preserved before the Covid pandemic in 2020, without further delay. ... read..


Our experts have not recommended closure of schools: TN Health Minister
Chennai | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Amid strong demands from several quarters for shutting down of schools due to the increase in fever cases, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the experts in the state have not recommended this measure. ... read..


J&K govt asks private health facilities to register on Ayushman Bharat portal
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday issued a circular directing all hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic centres and private clinics to immediately get registered on the Ayushman Bharat digital mission portal (abdm.gov.in) on the HFR Registry (Heal ... read..


Study: Risk of bleeding decreases when people stop taking aspirin while on blood thinner
Washington | September 19, 2022 10:58:23 PM IST
New research suggested that if you're already taking one blood thinner, then you don't need to take another. In fact, researchers discovered that when patients on a commonly prescribed blood thinner stop taking aspirin, their risk of bleeding complication ... read..


Researchers discover new mechanism that helps cells protect themselves from ferroptosis cancer
Heidelberg | September 19, 2022 9:59:50 PM IST
When free radicals become uncontrollable and destroy the protective cell membrane in a chain reaction, a cell dies of ferroptosis. When healthy cells are subjected to oxidative stress, they are occasionally damaged. Cancer cells, in particular, are vulner ... read..


New drug helps relieve eczema's terrible itch
Illinois | September 19, 2022 12:03:10 PM IST
Researchers involved in a new multi-site international phase III study led by Northwestern Medicine found that a new drug was highly effective in reducing the signs and symptoms of moderate-to-severe eczema. This is the first study to treat moderate-to-se ... read..


Researchers find causes of brain disorders in people with Huntington's disease
Washington | September 19, 2022 12:03:07 PM IST
Huntington's disease (HD) is a genetic brain disorder caused by a mutation in the huntingtin gene. It is a neurological disease that has no cure and produces personality changes, dementia symptoms, and uncontrollable convulsive movements, eventually leadi ... read..


Children with primary immunodeficiency may be at higher risk of serious Covid-19 complications
Washington | September 19, 2022 6:28:24 AM IST
According to a new study, children with specific immunodeficiency illnesses have abnormalities in genes that regulate the body's immune system against viral infections and have a higher death risk owing to COVID-19. ... read..


Drinking tea may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | September 19, 2022 4:28:11 AM IST
Research on over 1 million people from eight countries discovered that moderate use of black, green, or Oolong tea is linked to a lower risk of getting type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Delhi reports 95 fresh Covid cases, one death
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported 95 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, and one more death, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..


OPS urges TN govt to shut schools as flu cases spiral in state
Chennai | Monday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Estranged AIADMK leader and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O. Panneerselvam has urged the state government to close schools as flu-related cases are on the rise in the southern state. ... read..


VIMS tragedy: K'taka CM defends Health Min Sudhakar, rules out his resignation
Bengaluru | Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday flatly refused the opposition parties' demand for Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar's resignation over the deaths in the Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS). ... read..


Research: Healthy lifestyle halves risk of dementia in people with type 2 diabetes
Glasgow | September 18, 2022 9:29:51 PM IST
According to the research of hundreds of thousands of people in the UK presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Stockholm, Sweden, people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) had a lower chance of developing de ... read..


During pandemic, women's mental health was more susceptible to exercise than men's
New York | September 18, 2022 9:00:35 PM IST
Women's mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic was more likely to be impacted by physical activity frequency than men's, according to recent research from Binghamton University, the State University of New York. ... read..


Researchers suggests better prognostic biomarkers for heart failure patient
Washington | September 18, 2022 4:00:22 PM IST
Bloodstream levels of a protein fragment known as endotrophin can be used to predict outcomes in individuals suffering from a prevalent kind of heart failure, suggested the researchers. ... read..


Study finds new techniques to detect early signs of breast cancer
Washington | September 18, 2022 12:27:25 PM IST
A group of researchers devised a two-pronged technique for measuring breast density in mice, resulting in improved detection of changes in breast tissue, including early symptoms of cancer. The researchers anticipate that this approach from mice will be u ... read..


Excess weight is linked to a higher risk of COVID-19 infection: Research
Washington | September 18, 2022 5:59:19 AM IST
According to a study, having a high body mass index (BMI) rather than having high blood sugar levels is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 infection and prolonged COVID. ... read..


Smoking, lack of exercise linked to early death of people with type 2 diabetes: Study
Washington | September 18, 2022 5:31:30 AM IST
According to a new study, people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who get cancer are more likely to die in the next seven years if they smoke or are physically inactive. ... read..


Study finds hay fever associated with asthma in children
Rochester | September 17, 2022 5:00:18 PM IST
According to a study of schoolchildren conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the majority of children with asthma also reported experiencing allergic rhinitis, generally known as hay fever. Hay fever symptoms include runn ... read..


Balanced meal timing may enhance brain health: Study
Washington | September 17, 2022 6:58:53 AM IST
Dementia affects approximately 55 million people worldwide, and the disease's prevalence has steadily increased. The population is expected to triple by 2050, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Dementia not only reduces people's quality of li ... read..


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