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.
PTI | January 12, 2018 1:12 PM
Stress accelerates the development of pancreatic cancer by triggering the release of “fight-or-flight” hormones, a study has found.
PTI | January 12, 2018 12:40 PM
Scientists have identified an arthritis drug that reduces inflammation in people with West Nile virus and may help treat neurological problems persisting in patients who survive the infection.
PTI | January 11, 2018 1:07 PM
Stress can interact with immune cells and regulate how they respond to allergens, causing physical symptoms and disease, a study has found.
PTI | January 10, 2018 7:39 PM
Over two-thirds of people who try their first cigarette go on to become daily smokers, at least temporarily, a study suggests.
PTI | January 10, 2018 3:37 PM
Researchers have developed a capsule that can deliver a week’s worth of HIV drugs in a single dose.
IANS | January 8, 2018 2:01 PM
Bariatric surgery may minimise the risk of heart diseases in adolescents who went through the procedure, claimed new research.
IANS | January 8, 2018 1:54 PM
If you are a woman and have been assigned night shifts at workplace for long, be a little concerned about your health.
PTI | January 8, 2018 11:10 AM
Trying to lose weight? Changing your eating schedule – such as having an early dinner or even skipping it – can help reduce hunger pangs and boost fat burning.
PTI | January 7, 2018 5:36 PM
Proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infection, can harm the placenta and foetal growth, a study has found.
PTI | January 6, 2018 1:07 PM
Children suffering from chronic illness such as asthma, food allergy, epilepsy or diabetes are at an increased risk of developing mental health problems, a study warns.
PTI | January 5, 2018 12:54 PM
Older men with oral health issues like tooth loss and gum disease are at an increased risk of frailty, a study has found.
PTI | January 1, 2018 3:38 PM
Supplements containing calcium, vitamin D or both may not protect older adults against hip fracture and other bone breaks, a study claims.
PTI | January 1, 2018 11:31 AM
A drug created to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who found that the medicine significantly reversed memory loss in mice.
PTI | December 30, 2017 6:04 PM
Taking a higher dose of carfilzomib, an anti-cancer drug, may increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, a study warns.
IANS | December 30, 2017 4:11 PM
Raising hope for an effective drug to treat people with Ebola virus, researchers have found that an enzyme could help prevent the deadly virus from spreading.
IANS | December 30, 2017 3:16 PM
Suffering from cervical cancer? Along with your radiation therapy, start eating blueberries.
PTI | December 30, 2017 1:29 PM
Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid beta than its waste-disposal system can handle.
PTI | December 30, 2017 1:14 PM
Smokers who are willing to use e-cigarettes tend to smoke less and have increased quit attempts, a study has found. “Combustible cigarettes are the most harmful form of nicotine delivery.
PTI | December 29, 2017 6:27 PM
Scientists have developed a new type of skin patch that may help reduce bulging tummy fats and obesity by delivering drugs that turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat.
PTI | December 29, 2017 1:29 PM
In search of new strategies against the life-threatening tuberculosis infection, scientists have discovered a substance that prevents the membrane formation of the bacterium.
PTI | December 29, 2017 12:34 PM
A new wrist-worn gadget may help people with sleep problems by objectively tracking their real-life sleep habits and quality, scientists say.
PTI | December 28, 2017 4:23 PM
Scientists have developed an electronic nose that can non-invasively detect colon diseases and distinguish between patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
PTI | December 28, 2017 4:17 PM
Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam has appealed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to convene an all-party meeting to find a solution to the “miseries” of the citizens caused due to the ongoing Metro rail construction work.
PTI | December 27, 2017 5:56 PM
Short-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution and ozone – even at low levels – may increase the risk of premature death in the elderly, a US study warns.
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