London: While maintaining hygiene is good for health, excess cleanliness could lead to antibiotic resistance often resulting in death and illness as well, suggests a new study. Comparing all existing microorganisms and antibiotic resistance, the researchers at the Austria’s University of Graz, showed that microbial diversity decreases in areas with[Read More…]
Toronto: Communicable diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis accounted for over 46 per cent of preventable deaths in children aged 5-14 years in 2016, finds a study. In 2016, India had about 74,000 preventable or treatable deaths from communicable diseases, representing nearly half of all the annual deaths and over a[Read More…]
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New York: Repurposing a common diabetes drug, as well as another used for treating a group of inherited and acquired disorders, may also help in the fight against resistant breast cancers that currently have no targeted therapy, finds a study. The study, led by the University of Chicago, showed that[Read More…]
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New York: Believing that exposure to e-cigarette vape is safe for children, parents are increasingly vaping both at home and in the car, finds a study. The study showed only 38 per cent of parents who smoked cigarettes and 22 per cent dual users were found to strictly restrict cigarette[Read More…]
New York: A future non-invasive eye test may allow early detection of Alzheimer’s disease before memory loss kicks in, say a team led by an Indian-origin researcher. Retina being an extension of the brain, the optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) will check patients’ vision as well as brain health, said[Read More…]
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In the age of dating via dating apps, we sometimes forget how sex can get risky at times, if we have multiple partners. If only sex were all about having orgasms, making babies (if that’s your thing), and creating intimacy. Unfortunately, when you’re sexually active, you also run the risk[Read More…]
Seoul: Besides affecting your heart and lungs, exposure to second-hand or passive smoking can also raise the chances of chronic kidney disease (CKD), which can lead to renal failure, warns a new study. The findings showed that individuals with less or more than 3 days of exposure per week had[Read More…]
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A 118-year-old woman named Kartar Kaur Sangha was fitted with a Pacemaker and became the oldest person to undergo surgery successfully. According to a news wire, she was admitted to hospital in Ludhiana where the pacemaker was operated in her body. The doctor who handled her case said that her[Read More…]
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New York: Researchers have identified an enzyme inhibitor that may help fight the most deadly brain tumour in children. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, suggests that an inhibitor of ACVR1 enzyme slows tumour growth and increases survival in an animal model of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG)[Read More…]
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London: Making people more aware of their own internal body signals, such as heartbeat or breathing rate, could promote a positive body image, says a new study. The findings, published in the journal Body Image, suggests that awareness of internal body signals can affect the way we see ourselves. “Our[Read More…]
New Delhi: While birth of a child is a matter of joy to parents, it has drastic effects on first-time mothers’ sleep for up to six years, finds a study. The findings showed in the first three months after birth, mothers slept one hour less compared with pre-pregnancy period, while[Read More…]
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By, Dr. Aruna Muralidhar Vaginal odour is something that all women deal with. It is completely normal and natural for the vagina to have a certain amount of secretions which keep it acidic in pH. Also the vagina is full of good bacteria which keep other harmful bacteria out and produce[Read More…]
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London: Researchers have found that vitamin D can now be measured by human hair, paving the way for improved diagnosis of deficiency of the sunshine vitamin. With over a billion people estimated to be affected, vitamin D deficiency — a risk factor for depression, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, diabetes and cancer[Read More…]
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Measles outbreak across the world has become the latest and most pressing public health emergency. WHO has now confirmed that epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths since the outbreak began in September. USA, which had actually eradicated the disease, is battling with high numbers of[Read More…]
Tehran: Saffron could be a promising herbal alternative for treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), finds a pilot study. ADHD is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. The study, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, showed that saffron, which has anti-depressant[Read More…]
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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…]