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How obesity contributes to promotes breast cancer
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new study revealed how obesity can contribute to promote breast cancer in women. Read Full Story

Vapes as injurious as cigarettes
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new research suggested that e-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes. Read Full Story

Aspirin a day may keep liver cancer away
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : Taking aspirin daily can reduce the risk of liver cancer, a new study suggested. Read Full Story

Excessive use of gadgets lead to sleep deprivation among teens
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : We live in a world of technologies; we all know it has many downsides over the benefits. Now, a new study found that younger generations are sacrificing their sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets. Read Full Story

How obesity contributes to promotes breast cancer
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new study revealed how obesity can contribute to promote breast cancer in women. Read Full Story

Dating violence in teenagers due to parents' alcohol abuse
Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : Alcoholic parents' can set the stage for teenage dating violence, a new study revealed. Read Full Story

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased risk of COPD
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 20 : Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? It might put you at an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Read Full Story

Checking for breast cancer: Breast self-examination
New Delhi , Oct 20 : Breast cancer is the commonest cancer seen in Indian women. It contributes to 32 pc of women related cancers. 1 in 29 women in India have a life time risk of developing breast cancer. Read Full Story

Diet, exercise, early diagnosis: Key to tackle Osteoporosis
New Delhi , Oct 20 : Healthy diet, regular exercise and most importantly early diagnosis are key to tackle a debilitating musculoskeletal condition called Osteoporosis. Read Full Story

Clearing the myths about osteoporosis
New Delhi , Oct 20 : India is slowly falling prey to another silent disease, akin to hypertension and heart disease, which is detected only when tests indicate a decreased bone density. Read Full Story

Self-harm higher in teenage girls than boys
Washington D.C [USA], October 19 : Teenage girls are more likely to self-harm than boys, a new study suggests. Read Full Story

Many areas of world at risk of bone health: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 19 : According to a new systematic review of research data ahead of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, there are many areas of the world with risk to bone health. Read Full Story

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster, suggests study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : In a recent research, the scientists found that stem cells help skin close recurring wounds faster. Read Full Story

Engineered proteins lower body weight in rats, primates
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : An engineered protein is a protein that has been produced as by scientists, through deliberate design. Read Full Story

New drug discovered to treat bowel cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : Briton researchers have recently discovered a new drug target for bowel cancer that is specific to tumour cells and less toxic than conventional therapies to treat the disease. Read Full Story

Blood transfusion from previously pregnant donor deadly for men: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : Men beware! Receiving blood transfusions from a woman donor, who has ever been pregnant, is linked to an increased risk of death among males, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

High BP ups risk of heart valve disorder
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : You may have to exercise and take a proper diet daily; as high blood pressure from early life may increase the risk of developing most common heart valve disorder, particularly among older people, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

Scientists reveal how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : A team of researchers has recently revealed more information about how some bacteria manage to resist antibiotics: genetics. Read Full Story

This pill may treat diabetes; help patients shed those extra kilos
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : A team of researchers has recently created a new pill that can significantly improve the health of people with diabetes and help to shed those extra kilos from their waistlines. Read Full Story

Most ovarian cancers start in fallopian tubes: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 18 : Myth busted! Most - and possibly all - ovarian cancers do not start in ovaries but instead in the fallopian tubes, which are attached to them, claims a recent study. Read Full Story

Lack of sleep in pregnancy may contribute to gestational diabetes
Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : Pregnant women may develop gestational diabetes due to lack of sleep, a new study suggests. Read Full Story

Stress as unhealthy as junk food
Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : As much as lack of nutrition is causing harm to your body, stress does too. Read Full Story

Timely treatment of rare diseases essential for patients' quality life
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Oct 17 : Emphasising on the importance of timely treatment for Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs), medical experts urged for concrete steps to be taken in this direction. Read Full Story

Here's how sleep is linked to integrity of sperm DNA
Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : A link between the duration of sleep and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm have been found, a new study suggested. Read Full Story

Overweight men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 17 : Men beware! Overweight males develop a type of irregular heartbeat, known as Atrial fibrillation, about a decade earlier than women, reveals a recent study. Read Full Story

20 percent of People with Back and Neck Conditions are in the Age Group of 16-34
Mumbai : QI Spine Clinic, specialized in spinal diagnosis with a multi-disciplinary approach presents The World Spine Day 2017 Insights Report. This report was published by analyzing a sample of 20,000 patients from the internal registry of QI Spine Clinic across four metropolitan cities. Read Full Story

These exercises may help athletes manage breathing disorder
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 16 : A team of researchers has suggested a set of breathing techniques to help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise. Read Full Story

Surgeries performed in late hours have more complications, suggests Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 16 : Neurosurgical procedures are a type of medical specialty which is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Read Full Story

Global Handwashing Day: Handwashing and caring go together
New Delhi , Oct 15 : Washing our hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. Read Full Story

Autism often linked to multiple new mutations: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : A recent study has found that most cases of autism appear to be associated with the appearance of new mutations that are not inherited from the parents. Read Full Story

Eating broccoli, sprouts daily cuts risk of arthritis, heart disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : You may need to include broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts in your diet daily, as it can help in prevention from arthritis to heart disease by keeping the gut healthy, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Here's a 'roadmap' to aid osteoporosis treatment
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 14 : Using advanced mass spectrometry technology, scientists have developed a molecular model that may provide a new framework for improving the design of osteoporosis treatments. Read Full Story

Managing heart disease through quality stents
New Delhi , Oct 14 : With cardiovascular diseases becoming new epidemic in the country, affecting younger and older population alike, treatment modalities are evolving rapidly to improve clinical outcomes and help patients live an active and productive life post-treatment Read Full Story

1 in 68 kids in India diagnosed with autism: Experts
New Delhi , Oct 13 : With one in 68 children being diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in India, early diagnosis, social acceptance of kids suffering from the neurological disorder and clearing misconceptions about the same is extremely important for social welfare, say experts. Read Full Story

Scientists offer a ray of hope for patients with rare bone cancer patients
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : Here's a ray of hope for patients with a rare bone cancer of the skull and spine - chordoma, as now they can be helped by existing drugs, suggests a new study. Read Full Story

Employees in sales occupations less likely to be screened for cancer
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : The smallest businesses make for the happiest and healthiest employees, finds a study. Read Full Story

Adequate calcium cuts risk of osteoporosis after menopause
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : Attention women! A study has recently suggested that calcium is an essential part of the diet from childhood to old age in females to reduce the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. Read Full Story

Sleeping on back in late pregnancy ups risk of stillbirth
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 13 : Beware mommies-to-be! You may try to sleep on your left or right side as sleeping on back during late pregnancy may increase the risk of stillbirth, according to a new research. Read Full Story

World Arthritis Day: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
New Delhi , Oct 12 : It is fairly common to hear an elderly complain about knee stiffness and pain. But with the steady rise in arthritis cases among youngsters, the problem has become an epidemic that is affecting over 15 per cent of the Indian population. Read Full Story

Fever during first trimester of pregnancy ups facial defects in babies
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 12 : Beware mommies-to-be! Fever in the first trimester of pregnancy increases the risk of heart defects and facial deformities, such as cleft lip or palate. Read Full Story

Eating walnuts, soybean can ward off diabetes risk
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 12 : Eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, particularly found in walnuts, fish, soybean and sunflower oils, can significantly reduce a person's risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

Arthritis prevalence rising among Indians: Analysis
New Delhi , Oct 12 : An analysis done by SRL Diagnostics on tests for Arthritis done in its laboratories revealed that more women than men in India are suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis. Read Full Story

Aging delays perception of falls
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 12 : Delay in perception of falls is part of getting older which thereby increases the risk of injury or death in seniors, says a recent study. Read Full Story

Traumatic experiences increase risk of heart disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 12 : According to a recent study, traumatic events take a toll on the heart, especially after the menopause transition. Read Full Story

Turning off this gene may affect sperm cell development
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 11 : A team of researchers has recently suggested that by turning off the gene - PNLDC1 - which controls sperm production may effectively silence spermatogenesis - process of sperm cell development - in mice. Read Full Story

Fatty diet ups risk of multiple sclerosis relapse in kids
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 11 : Parents, please take note! Eating fatty foods like burgers and pizzas may boost the risk of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) relapse in kids by 56 percent, warns a recent study. Read Full Story

Over 60pc working professionals in Tier 1 cities stressed: Study
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Around 60 per cent working professionals in Tier 1 cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, suffer from stress, as per the study conducted by Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform, on the World Mental Health Day. Read Full Story

New compound found which kills cancer without harming healthy cells
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 10 : Cancer is considered to be one of the most deadly diseases all over the world. Read Full Story

Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease
New Delhi , Oct 10 : According to statistics, about six million people die of tobacco use or exposure to secondhand smoke. This accounts for six percent of female and 12pc of male deaths worldwide every year. Read Full Story

World Mental Health Day: Scientific techniques to fight depression
New Delhi , Oct 9 : Is the loss of a loved one taking a toll on your health or are you often feeling guilty and miserable because of your own actions? Read Full Story

DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 9 : In a recent research, a group of scientists have discovered a new way that cells fix an important and dangerous type of DNA damage known as a DNA-protein cross-link (DPC). Read Full Story

Ebola vaccine found safe for children, adults in Africa
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 9 : The worst Ebola outbreak ended in 2016 after infecting more than 28,000 people and killing about 11,300 people worldwide. Read Full Story

Researchers develop new antifungal drug for life threatening fungal infections
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 8 : Invasive fungal infections are known to be really lethal. Read Full Story

Marijuana use increases violent behaviour, suggests study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 8 : Marijuana is considered to be a medicinal drug and if consumed for health purposes, it can be useful for a person. Read Full Story

Good gut bacteria can be useful in making cancer immunotherapies work better
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 8 : In a recent study, a group of researchers found a link between an individual's gut bacteria and their response to anticancer immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy (ICT). Read Full Story

Eat greens to promote a healthy heart
London [UK]. Oct.7 : If we want a healthy heart, then we should probably add a lot of greens to our diet. Read Full Story

International conference on breast cancer stresses early diagnosis, awareness
New Delhi, Oct.7 : To promote awareness about what has become the commonest cancer among women in the country, a three-day international on breast cancer was inaugurated today which underscored the need for early diagnosis for effective treatment. Read Full Story

More than half of new cancer drugs may not work, study finds
London [UK], Oct. 6 : People suffering from Cancer, be cautious! Read Full Story

Researchers create molecule that could kill HIV
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 6 : HIV is considered to be one of the most fatal diseases worldwide and continues to be a major global public health issue. Read Full Story

Low serum calcium might increase the risk of cardiac arrest, suggests study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 6 : Calcium is known to be one of the most important parts of our diet and if we do not take it a balanced manner, it can be responsible for many deficiencies in our bodies. Read Full Story

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