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Why exercise won't help most women suffering from migraine
London | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Despite doctors recommending regular aerobic exercise to prevent migraine, physical exercise can actually be a trigger of migraine attacks for most women because of "anxiety sensitivity" in them, find researchers. ... read..


Saliva test can detect mouth, throat cancer early
New York | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
A non-invasive saliva test can detect human papilloma virus-16 -- the strain associated with oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) -- showing promise for earlier and easier detection of mouth and throat cancer, report researchers. ... read..


Sleeping more may increase your stroke risk: Study
| December 13, 2019 6:11:22 PM IST
Sleeping is known to be the best medicine to treat a lot of human ailments, but a new study suggests that people who sleep more than required have an increased risk of getting a stroke. ... read..


Shun sugary treats to avoid winter depression this X'mas
New York | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Like any holiday season, you are once again surrounded by sugar plum pudding, chocolate cakes and sweet treats, but skipping those this time will help you ward off depressive illness especially if you are prone to depression, suggest researchers. ... read..


Yoga as good as aerobic exercise for super brain health
New York | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
If you do not like or cannot perform aerobic exercise for some reason, try yoga to improve brain health as scientists led by Indian-origin Neha Gothe have found evidence that yoga enhances many of the same brain structures and functions that benefit from ... read..


Poor diet increases risk of vision loss in later life
New York | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
If you want to protect your vision in old age, make sure you eat healthy food. Researchers have found that people eating a diet high in red and processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy products may be three times more likely to develo ... read..


Brain circuit linked to food impulsivity identified
New York | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Researchers have identified a specific circuit in the brain that alters food impulsivity, creating the possibility scientists can someday develop treatment to address the problem of overeating. ... read..


Over 9 hours' of sleep may raise stroke risk by 23%
New York | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
People who sleep nine or more hours per night are 23 per cent more likely to later have a stroke than people who sleep seven to less than eight hours per night, warns a new study. ... read..


Sri Lanka to fight dengue virus with bacteria
Colombo | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The Sri Lankan government is set to begin trialling a special bacteria as part of a programme to eradicate the dengue virus, a Health Ministry official said here on Thursday. ... read..


Researchers now a step closer to potential new cancer treatment
Washington DC | December 12, 2019 5:11:27 PM IST
Researchers from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have discovered a potential new cancer immunotherapy target that involves switching off a regulatory cell to stop tumours growing and spreading. ... read..


Father's X chromosome holds clues to autoimmune disease in women
New York | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
In a significant find why autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women than in men, scientists from University of California Los Angeles have discovered that Father's X chromosome holds the clue. ... read..


Find a meaning in life to stay healthy, live long
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
If you see some people around you who are always happier and healthier than others despite not being wealthy, they must have found a meaning in their lives. ... read..


Narcissism begins to fade away as you land your first job
New York | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Parents, there is no need to worry much if your teenage kid is throwing tantrums, and just wait for him or her to land first job. Narcissism -- being full of yourself, sensitive to criticism and imposing your opinion on others -- declines over time and wi ... read..


First 3D neural tissue model developed in lab
New York | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
A team of US researchers has successfully used stem cells to engineer living biohybrid nerve tissue to develop 3D models of neural networks. ... read..


TV watching most strongly linked to obesity in kids: Study
London | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Parents, please take note. Among the lifestyle habits that influence the risk of overweight and obesity in children, watching television is the worst, suggests new research. ... read..


Study finds shortage of therapists to treat children with autism
Washington D.C. | December 11, 2019 6:41:20 PM IST
A recent study has unveiled a shocking truth about the insufficient supply of certified applied behaviour analysis (ABA) providers to meet the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in nearly every state. ... read..


Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as they go through a devastating grieving process. But for some, Instagram has emerged as a to ... read..


How gene linked to autism, Tourette's impacts brain
London | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Researchers have discovered how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impairs brain communication. ... read..


Indian-origin scientist finds dead probiotic that can fix leaky gut
New York | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a dead probiotic that can reduce age-related leaky gut and control harmful, ageing-related inflammation. ... read..


Physical illness ups suicide risk in men, not women: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person's ri ... read..


Keto diet may fight against Alzheimer's disease
Washington | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Eating low-carb and high-fat diet can help you fight against Alzheimer's disease, by protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research in mice. ... read..


Study reveals water births are as safe as land births for mom, baby
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 5:11:30 PM IST
While giving birth to a baby comes with a number of consequences and difficulties for the mother and child, a new study found that water births are no more risky than land births and that women in the water group sustain fewer first and second-degree tear ... read..


Giving common antibiotic before radiation may help body fight cancer: Study
Washington D.C. | December 10, 2019 5:11:26 PM IST
Antibiotics are known as medications that destroy or slow down the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics also lead to positive effect on human health. ... read..


Machine learning can create meaningful conversations on death
New York | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Researchers at University of Vermont have used machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to better understand conversations about death, which could eventually help doctors improve their end-of-life communication. ... read..


Even one drink a day may increase cancer risk
Tokyo | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Researchers in Japan have found that even light alcohol consumption might increase the cancer risk. ... read..


New Mediterranean diet lets you eat meat without any guilt
Sydney | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Researchers have developed a new version of Mediterranean diet that includes meat to cater to Western tastes and also deliver health benefits. ... read..


Malaysia launches vaccination campaign after 1st polio infection in 27 years
Kuala Lumpur | Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Malaysian health authorities on Monday launched a vaccination campaign in rural areas of the jungle-covered island of Borneo after detecting the first case of polio since the Southeast Asian country declared itself free of the viral disease in 2000. ... read..


Opioid relapse chances higher in risk tolerant people
New York | Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
People undergoing treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they become more tolerant of risks, says a study. ... read..


Tendon stem cells can revolutionise injury recovery: Study
Washington D.C. | December 9, 2019 4:11:23 PM IST
A new research has revealed the existence of tendon stem cells that can potentially be harnessed to improve tendon healing and even to avoid surgery. ... read..


Researchers find key risk factors for teenage suicide
Canberra | December 9, 2019 9:41:22 AM IST
A new Australian research has found that young people who report suicidal thoughts along with experiencing auditory hallucinations and psychological distresses are at the greatest risk of future suicide attempts. ... read..


Forget onions, you'll soon need more food to stay healthy
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
As you scramble to buy some onions for your family despite skyrocketing prices, a rising Body Mass Index (BMI) and an increasing body height is leading to a marked increase in global calorie requirements globally, find researchers. ... read..


Researchers find ways to keep medical tools pathogen free
Washington D.C. | December 8, 2019 11:41:36 PM IST
A new study can spot and remove pathogens such as Candida albicans, a commonly found microbe that can turn deadly when it colonises on medical devices such as catheters implanted in the human body. ... read..


Watching porn rewires brain to more juvenile state: Study
London | Sunday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Researchers have found that watching porn erodes an important region of the brain, rewiring it into a juvenile state. ... read..


Brain region smaller in birth control pill users: Study
New York | Sunday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Researchers have found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill. ... read..


Vigorous exercise lowers mortality risk in women: Study
London | Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Women who exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, reveals a new study. ... read..


Inculcating healthy habits can help your brain tackle stress
Wellington | December 8, 2019 2:11:22 PM IST
Without having to consume alcohol or sugar, the brain can be trained to tackle stress by inculcating healthy habits, opined neuroscientist Dr Selena Bartlett. ... read..


Diet synced with biological clock could replace problematic diabetes treatment: Study
Washington D.C | December 8, 2019 9:11:17 AM IST
While the kind of food one eats and even the order in which it is consumed can affect the health of an individual. A new study finds that a starch-rich breakfast consumed early in the morning coupled with a small dinner could replace insulin injections an ... read..


Blood test can identify people at risk of night-time high BP
New York | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Researchers have found that a simple blood test can help identify people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who are at higher risk of cardiovascular problems because of a phenomenon called "reverse dipping" that causes blood pressure to rise rather than l ... read..


'Junk DNA' affects risk of inherited cancer: Study
London | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Shedding new light on why some people develop cancer while others do not, a new study has found that a person's risk of developing cancer is affected by genetic variations in regions of DNA that do not code for proteins, previously dismissed as "junk DNA" ... read..


Kids born through C-sections not at higher obesity risk
London | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
A child born through cesarean procedure or C-section is no more likely to develop obesity than those born through vaginal delivery, new research has found. ... read..


Bowel disease ups serious infections risk: Study
Paris | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are five times more likely than the general population to develop viral infections that can lead to hospitalisation or permanent organ damage, a new study suggested. ... read..


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