ANI | September 1, 2017 5:31 AM
The study shows that children of mothers with insomnia symptoms fall asleep later, get less sleep, and spend less time in deep sleep as measured by EEG.
PTI | August 31, 2017 7:07 PM
Illness not only affects a patient’s health but also financially paralyses an entire family, be it poor or middle class, according to a study by the premier AIIMS.
PTI | August 31, 2017 12:45 PM
Spending time in the zero-gravity conditions of space can cause astronauts’ bodies to undergo significant changes at the molecular level, putting them at risk of various health issues, a study has warned.
Reuters | August 29, 2017 7:16 PM
A large study of Merck & Co Inc’s experimental cholesterol drug anacetrapib found that it cut the risk of heart attack and death by a modest 9 percent, which could be due to its affect on bad LDL cholesterol, researchers said on Tuesday.
PTI | August 29, 2017 1:02 PM
Scientists have developed a rapid algorithm that can safely and effectively identify whether a patient is undergoing a heart attack.
ANI | August 28, 2017 6:32 PM
According to statistics, mosquito borne diseases are prevalent in more than 100 countries.
PTI | August 28, 2017 4:27 PM
High salt consumption may double the risk of heart failure, a 12-year-long study warns. Researchers at National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland found that people who consumed more than 13.7 grammes of salt daily had a two times higher risk of heart failure compared to those consuming less than 6.8 grammes.
PTI | August 28, 2017 2:59 PM
A class of drugs used to reduce inflammation can lower the risk of recurrent heart attacks, strokes and lung cancer, a study claims.
PTI | August 27, 2017 6:19 PM
Scientists have discovered certain compounds found in cocoa – the key ingredient of chocolates – can help the body release more insulin and respond to increased blood glucose better, an advance that may lead to new therapies to treat diabetes.
IANS | August 26, 2017 4:42 PM
Researchers have identified several genes and gene clusters associated with the immune response to flu vaccination.
IANS | August 26, 2017 4:36 PM
Japanese researchers have developed an antibody that induces immune responses, which significantly suppresses malignant cancers in dogs as well as increases their survival rate.
PTI | August 26, 2017 4:10 PM
Dancing may reverse the signs of ageing in the brains of older people who routinely partake in physical exercise, a study has claimed.
PTI | August 26, 2017 4:02 PM
Your belly fat can put you at increased risk of cancer, warn scientists including one of Indian-origin who have found that a protein released from fat in the body can turn cells cancerous.
PTI | August 24, 2017 5:15 PM
A drug commonly used to treat patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes may also lower brain pressure, a study has found.
PTI | August 24, 2017 4:34 PM
Malnutrition and alcoholism are the key drivers of tuberculosis in the southern states of India, scientists say.
IANS | August 24, 2017 12:59 PM
While high levels of “good” cholesterol have long known to be beneficial, its excess can also raise your risk of death, researchers claim. Cholesterol is a fatty substance known as a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body.
IANS | August 23, 2017 2:12 PM
The findings showed that male smokers who take more than 20 mg of Vitamin B6 were three times more likely to develop lung cancer.
IANS | August 22, 2017 5:10 PM
Drugs such as statins or Ezetimibe may one day prove to be effective in providing protection against infectious diseases, including typhoid fever, chlamydia and malaria.
PTI | August 21, 2017 6:48 PM
Scientists have identified a bacteria in the digestive tracts of elite runners and rowers which aids their performance, an advance that can help develop improved probiotic supplements for athletes.
PTI | August 20, 2017 5:31 PM
Just one dollar increase in cigarette prices can help more smokers kick the butt, a study has found.
ANI | August 20, 2017 1:38 PM
Attention people! Here’s another reason for you to lose weight even faster: Weighing yourself everyday may help you to shed those extra pounds, suggests a study.
IANS | August 19, 2017 6:35 PM
A new diagnostic tool that uses near-infrared light to visualise the fatty build-up in the arteries, may help in the early detection of patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes, researchers have found.
PTI | August 22, 2017 2:28 PM
High doses of vitamin C may halt the progression of a deadly blood cancer by encouraging faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to die, a study claims.
Bloomberg | August 19, 2017 2:09 PM
Kyle, a 29-year-old Sydneysider, never knew a time when HIV wasn’t a persistent and pernicious threat — until he began popping a pill to prevent it.
Bloomberg | August 19, 2017 1:54 PM
Partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat and an invisible mainstay of the American food industry for decades, are finally being pushed out in favor of healthier alternatives.
IANS | August 18, 2017 6:40 PM
Besides contributing to weight gain in adults, energy dense foods such as hamburgers and pizza may also increase risk of cancer, suggests new research.
PTI | August 18, 2017 12:34 PM
Scientists have discovered a way to stop a deadly fungal infection from hijacking the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.
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