New York: Are diet drinks your choice? Beware, your heart could be at risk. A new study suggests that drinking diet drinks were associated with an increased risk of having a stroke among post-menopausal women, researchers say. The stroke is was caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries. The[Read More…]
New York: A one-of-its-kind blood test to measure pain in patients could open the door to precision medicine and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis, say researchers. Until now, to assess pain – a subjective sensation – doctors had to rely on patients self-reporting or clinical symptoms. But[Read More…]
Jhajjar (Haryana): Proton Therapy, a costly treatment for cancer patients will soon come into effect at newly built National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, making it the first government-run hospital to offer the service. Dr GK Rath, Head IRCH AIIMS and NCI told IANS that the service will[Read More…]
Overall, the recurrence rate for the intermediate-risk disease was 10.2 per cent.
New Delhi, Rajasthan continues to remain worst hit with swine flu as the death toll hit 85, while 2,263 patients have been found positive with the influenza, according to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report released on February 3. According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the H1N1[Read More…]
New York, Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced obesity, finds a study. Flaxseed is a fibre-rich plant that has been shown to improve cholesterol levels and inflammation in the colon. However, there[Read More…]
The estimated number of deaths due to cancer in 2018 was 9.5 million.
The World Health Organisation has recently released the top ten threats to global health that will require immediate and effective attention. Most of these threats have the potential to cause substantial morbidity and mortality. I evaluate how India fares on each of these. Air pollution and climate change In 2019,[Read More…]
The addition of breakfast might not be a good strategy for weight loss, regardless of established breakfast habit.
Dr Ashima Chugh an Orthodontist at Clove Dental lists down some habits which are adversely affecting our oral health.