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Physical activity can help those with cancer too, finds study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : According to a recent research, a group of scientists in a pilot study of 87 female breast cancer survivors, found that increase in physical activity doubled the women's post-treatment mental processing speed. Read Full Story

Sleep deprivation reduces depression symptoms in depressed patients
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : According to a recent research, sleep deprivation - typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings - rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients. Read Full Story

Getting emotional after failure helps you improve next time, finds study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : If you are a really emotional person, then this news might be really important for you. Read Full Story

Gut bacteria affects your ability to lose or gain weight
London [UK], Sep 19 : Want to know the probable reason why you are not losing weight? Read Full Story

Sitting too long can cancel benefits of exercise
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 19 : Nine-to-five desk job? Read Full Story

Is moderate drinking in pregnancy ok?
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 19 : Heavy drinking while pregnant is a complete no-no but what about light drinking during pregnancy? Read Full Story

Three most dangerous sex positions for men revealed
London [UK], Sept. 19 : According to a new research, a group of researchers have established the three most dangerous sexual positions for men. Read Full Story

Gut bacteria may play a key role in losing weight
London [UK], Sept. 19 : According to a recent study, a group of researchers have found that gut bacteria could affect your ability to lose or gain weight. Read Full Story

Nutrition amongst elderly: 7 myths debunked
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Population ageing is one of humanity's greatest success stories. But at the same time, it is also one of the greatest challenges to cope with in the existing policies. Read Full Story

10 subtle signs of cervical cancer you should not ignore
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. It occurs in the cells of the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Read Full Story

This jetlag drug could ease chemotherapy pain
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Painful side effects from cancer medicines could be tackled with a drug that eases the effects of jetlag, a recent research has suggested. Read Full Story

Let breast cancer not destroy your dream of motherhood
New Delhi , September 18 : Breast cancer has become significantly prevalent among many young women in the country today, as the detection rates are going up due to robust treatment. At the same time with improvement in cancer management, the survival rates are also on the rise. Read Full Story

Schizophrenic people three times likelier to die than general population
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 18 : Turns out, people with schizophrenia run a threefold risk of dying earlier than the population at large. Read Full Story

New insulin find could pave way for better diabetes therapies
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 18 : A team of researchers has come up with a new approach to high insulin levels. Read Full Story

Even teens can suffer organ damage from high blood pressure
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 18 : Turns out, organ damage from high blood pressure occurs not only in adults, but also in teens. Read Full Story

This drug may help fight alcohol craving in evening
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], September 17 : If you cannot resist that craving to have that ice-cold beer in the evening, then a drug that influences the immune system in the brain may disrupt the desire, reveals a study. Read Full Story

Poor sleep may up progression of chronic kidney disease
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], September 17 : Beware! People with chronic kidney disease may be vulnerable to the deleterious effects of poor sleep, almost 6.5 hours per night, according to a new study. Read Full Story

Top doctors in India get together to form Air Pollution Institute of Research Council
New Delhi , Sep 16 : To have a cleaner and safer environment, top medical experts, with different specialities across the country, came together today, for an inaugural meeting, to form a body known as Air Pollution Institute of Research (AIR) Council in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Here's how gender influences high blood pressure risk factors
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 16 : A recent study has found that there are marked gender differences in what drives blood pressure in middle-age and adulthood, suggesting the need for gender-specific treatments for hypertension. Read Full Story

Concerning fact: India leads in TB- related deaths in children worldwide
New Delhi , Sep 16 : Death due to incurable diseases like HIV is inevitable and pushes scientific institutions to invest time, money and human resources to discover treatment of the symptoms, if not the disease. Read Full Story

Carbohydrates may help to design better malaria vaccine
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : Good news! Carbohydrates are not our enemy, especially when it comes to stopping the spread of malaria, suggests a study. Read Full Story

School kids with phones more prone to cyberbullying, says Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 15 : Dear parents! Giving cell phones to your kids can make them more prone to cyberbullying, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Time is of utmost importance during acute heart attack
New Delhi , Sep 15 : According to statistics, Indians are prone to acute heart attacks at a young age due to genetic reasons. Read Full Story

Timely diagnosis of rare diseases is important, urge experts
New Delhi , Sep 15 : The early diagnosis of rare diseases holds paramount importance, according to experts. Read Full Story

Eating six meals daily improves obese people's blood sugar level
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : It is better to eat six meals than three meals a day, while keeping total calorie intake constant, to improve the blood sugar control and hunger in obese people with pre-diabetes or diabetes, warns a study. Read Full Story

Drinking coffee cuts risk of death in women with diabetes
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : Good news caffeine lovers! Women with diabetes who regularly consume caffeinated drinks, especially tea and coffee, may be are at decreased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and cancer, suggests a study. Read Full Story

Vitamin D deficiency ups risk of multiple sclerosis in women
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 15 : Attention Women! Deficiency of vitamin D in your blood may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), warns a recent study. Read Full Story

Swine flu may trigger Type-1 diabetes: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : People, especially children, infected with the H1N1 influenza, also known as swine flu, may be at increased risk diabetes, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

Bariatric surgery may reverse eye damage
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : A study has recently found that early eye damage caused by obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes can potentially be reversed by bariatric surgery. Read Full Story

Shedding 15 kilos may reverse diabetes
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : Turns out, shedding those extra 15 kilos may reverse the condition of type-2 diabetes in people. Read Full Story

This womb condition can up miscarriage risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : Mothers-to-be, please take note! Women with endometriosis - the lining of the uterus (womb) grows outside of the uterus - are at a greater risk of complications during pregnancy and at delivery, a recent study has warned. Read Full Story

Apart from drug therapy, physical activity helps people with lupus
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14 : Daily routine of physical therapy should be considered as interventional strategies to be used alongside current medical treatment for lupus. Read Full Story

Chronic pain common in HIV patients
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14 : Each person living with HIV must be screened for chronic pain, recommend new HIVMA guidelines. Read Full Story

Breastfeeding gives premature babies metabolic boost
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept. 14 : Mother's breast milk can help premature infants get metabolic boost, says a new study. Read Full Story

Bowel Cancer risk rises by eating processed meat, says Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 14 : Meat eaters, we have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Study reveals why stress hormone can prevent disorders after traumatic event
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 14 : In a recent study, a group of researchers have found that the Ppm1f (Protein phosphatase 1f) gene is altered when exposed to traumatic stress and is associated with posttraumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. Read Full Story

Activity in brain between seizures tells potential treatment for childhood absence epilepsy
Washington D.C [USA], Sept 13 : In the genetic mouse models of childhood absence epilepsy, brain activity is perturbed between seizures. This create a trouble in brain, which can persist despite treatment of seizures, according to recent study published in The Journal of Physiology. Read Full Story

Does cancer affect later pregnancy outcomes?
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 13 : According to a recent study, female survivors of certain types of cancer have higher risks of poor outcomes in pregnancies conceived after diagnosis than women without cancer. Read Full Story

Preeclampsia could heighten heart disease risk by altering blood vessels
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 13 : Researchers have found that women with preeclampsia may permanently change the blood vessels of women boosting their lifelong risk for cardiovascular disease. Read Full Story

Transgender diabetics may not be effectively treated for risk factors
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 13 : Transgender patients with diabetes may not be adequately treated for risk factors, says a recent study. Read Full Story

Researchers explain spontaneous neuronal bursts in brains of premature babies
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 12 : A team of researchers has recently identified a source of spontaneous, high-amplitude bursts of activity in the brains of pre-mature babies, which are vital for healthy development. Read Full Story

Fictional depiction of autistic people reinforces stereotypes
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 12 : A new research, that analysed 26 fictional autistic personalities from TV and film, suggests the characters are not fully representative of those with the condition. Read Full Story

Children who breathed in 9/11'dust' show risks for future heart disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 11 : A recent study has found that children, who breathed in the collapse of the World Trade Towers on 9/11, showed early signs of heart disease risk. Read Full Story

Contamination of eggs poses high risk to food safety
New Delhi , Sep 11 : According to a research study, Indian poultry farms lack the technical knowhow of European nations and also follow poor rearing practices. Read Full Story

Eye experts see hope for visually impaired at World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad
Hyderabad , Sept.11 : The second World Congress of Optometry 2017 opened in Hyderabad today. For the next three days (11-13 September), the world's leading eye health experts will discuss and present new ideas, share research and knowledge from various facets of Optometry. Read Full Story

E-cigarettes with nicotine increase risk of heart attacks, strokes: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 11 : A new study has recently found that e-cigarettes with nicotine cause a stiffening of the arteries in humans which is associated with an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes in later life. Read Full Story

Over 22,000 underprivileged children to be screened for vision help in India
Hyderabad , Sept.11 : CooperVision, Optometry Giving Sight and India Vision Institute (IVI) today announced a joint initiative to screen over 22,000 children across India, including Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi and provide free spectacles as needed. Read Full Story

Limit the power sugar-sweetened beverage industry has in schools: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 11 : A recent study has found the key factor in increased intake of sugar sweetened beverages in countries. Read Full Story

Belly fat ups risk of lung cancer in postmenopausal women
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], September 11 : Women, beware! Your excess belly fat in late 50s may pose a threat, as according to a study, body fat distribution in the trunk may increase risk of cancer, especially lung and gastrointestinal cancers, in postmenopausal women. Read Full Story

Early life sinusitis, pneumonia ups risk asthma in adulthood
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 10 : Parents beware! Children who suffer from respiratory infections, especially colds and sinusitis from age six months to five years old, are at increased risk of developing asthma and worse lung function in later life, warns a study. Read Full Story

Respiratory tract infection puts kids at increased asthma risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 10 : A recent study has linked respiratory tract infections in young children to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life. Read Full Story

South Asian? Your family's heart history matters
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 10 : A recent research shows that people of South Asian descent with a family history of coronary heart disease are significantly more likely to have high levels of calcium buildup in their arteries - an indicator of higher risk for heart attacks. Read Full Story

Postmenopausal belly fat, a key cancer driver
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 10 : Ladies, you may want to lose that middle-age spread as according to a recent study, abdominal fat is a key cancer driver for postmenopausal women. Read Full Story

Green neighbourhood good for city kids with asthma
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 09 : Parents, please take note! If your kid is suffering from asthma, you may want to move to a green neighbourhood, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Older men with hip fractures 3.5 times likelier to die early
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 09 : Older individuals, especially men, with hip fractures are more than 3.5 times more likely to die within 12 months as compared to their non-injured counterparts, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

Bariatric surgery may reduce fertility in men
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 09 : Beware! Men undergoing bariatric surgery may be at increased risk of sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates despite improvements in weight, androgen levels and sexual quality of life. Read Full Story

Blocking sweet taste receptors can help body fight sinus
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 09 : A study has recently found that by blocking sweet taste receptors, one can help the body fight off sinus infections. Read Full Story

Child trauma: Encouraging relationships that promote healing
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 9 : A recent study has found that relationships are a key to addressing child trauma. Read Full Story

Positive emotions and health depends on cultural context: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 08 : Positive emotions are often seen as critical aspects of healthy living, but a new research suggests that your emotional and health outcomes may vary by cultural context. Read Full Story

Antidepressants during pregnancy may affect child's mental health
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 08 : Beware mothers-to-be! Taking antidepressants, both before and during pregnancy, may affect your child's mental health, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

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