PTI | February 14, 2018 4:56 PM
Scientists have identified a gene that may play a protective role in preventing heart disease.
PTI | February 13, 2018 4:26 PM
People born with heart defects who survive into adulthood may be at higher risk of developing dementia before 65 years of age, according to a study.
PTI | February 9, 2018 5:56 PM
Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans, according to a study conducted on macaques.
IANS | February 5, 2018 5:00 PM
Despite the increase in lifestyle diseases, only three per cent workers in the corporate sector are worried about their health, a survey by Assocham released on Monday said.
IANS | February 5, 2018 11:17 AM
A new protocol to treat rabid dog bite patients can prove to be a major breakthrough that even the WHO recommends it as one of the least expensive therapies in the world, cutting costs almost a 100 times.
PTI | February 4, 2018 5:52 PM
Tickling the brain with low-intensity electrical stimulation in a specific area can improve verbal memory, a study has found.
IANS | February 4, 2018 11:26 AM
While cancer has almost become one among the lifestyle diseases today, advances in treatment have ensured a growing number of survivors.
PTI | February 3, 2018 2:07 PM
Exercising regularly before undergoing surgery for lung cancer may reduce the complication rate by half afterwards, a study has found.
FE Online | January 31, 2018 11:24 AM
The Lancet journal published a study conducted between 2000 and 2014 and showed that the survival for most cancers has been consistently high over the last 15 years.
PTI | January 30, 2018 2:01 PM
India is facing significantly higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, according to the first nationally representative study of these “major killers” involving more than 1.3 million people.
PTI | January 28, 2018 4:03 PM
Older adults who are frail are twice as likely to experience delirium following elective surgery than those of an older age, a study has found.
IANS | January 27, 2018 12:16 PM
When it comes to cancer prevention, Omega-3 fatty acids from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils, new research has found. Marine-based omega-3s are eight times more effective at inhibiting tumour development and growth than plant-based sources, said the study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
PTI | January 24, 2018 1:13 PM
The study involved 40 adults between the ages of 50 and 90 years who had mild memory complaints. Participants were randomly assigned to receive either a placebo or 90 milligrammes of curcumin twice daily for 18 months.
PTI | January 20, 2018 2:37 PM
Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional structure of longevity protein that may help develop therapies to treat diabetes, obesity and certain cancers.
PTI | January 19, 2018 2:12 PM
Scientists have developed a single blood test that can help in the early diagnoses of eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the disease.
PTI | January 19, 2018 2:02 PM
We may pass the flu to others just by breathing, according to a study which contradicts the popular belief that people can catch the influenza virus by exposure to droplets from an infected person’s coughs or sneezes.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:56 PM
Drinking 100 per cent fruit juice may not increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study.
PTI | January 17, 2018 4:59 PM
A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and may cause dementia, a study in mice suggests.
PTI | January 17, 2018 3:36 PM
Pharmaceuticals major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has recalled a single lot of Docetaxel injection vials, used for treatment of breast cancer, USFDA has said.
PTI | January 16, 2018 3:55 PM
Scientists have developed a system that can non-invasively and remotely control immune cells so that they recognise and kill cancer cells.
PTI | January 16, 2018 1:18 PM
Psychedelic drugs like magic mushrooms can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the ‘dulling’ of emotions linked with antidepressants, a study has found.
IANS | January 15, 2018 3:20 PM
Love to play water sports like surfing or bodyboarding? Beware, you may be three times more likely to swallow antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli or E.coli bacteria in your guts, new research has revealed.
PTI | January 15, 2018 3:14 PM
More than half of corporate employees in India said their company does not run any wellness programme for them, a survey by Assocham said.
IANS | January 14, 2018 3:01 PM
Is your elderly grandfather showing higher levels of anxiety? Beware, it may signal the early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers warned.
PTI | January 13, 2018 5:59 PM
Heart-muscle patches created from human cells may significantly improve recovery from a heart attack, a study has found.
IANS | January 13, 2018 5:50 PM
Eating a fibre-rich breakfast consisting of muesli and enough fruit and vegetables throughout the day everyday can help maintain a rich variety of bacterial species in the gut, which may have positive influence on chronic inflammatory joint diseases, and prevent bone loss, a study has found.
PTI | January 13, 2018 4:12 PM
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown warning system that contributes to the body’s immune system. According to a study published in the journal PNAS, Mitochondria in the white blood cells secrete a web of DNA fibres that raises the alarm.
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