New York, July 23 : Women with severe obesity often report an underlying drive to eat continually because their brain's reward centres continue to respond to food cues even after they have eaten and are no longer hungry, a study says.
New York, July 23 : Scientists have designed a new protein that may act as an essential laboratory tool to help understand why nerve cells die in people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
New York, July 23 : A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.
New York, July 23 : A simple and inexpensive "behavioural activation" therapy that can be delivered by non-specialist staff with minimal training at a far less cost is as effective at treating depression in adults as the gold-standard cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a study suggests.
Washington D.C, Jul 23 : A new study has suggested that a simple and inexpensive psychotherapy or talking therapy, known as behavioural activation (BA), treats depression in adults just as well as the gold-standard cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
Washington D.C, Jul 23 : A team of researchers may have found a herbal way to fight off colon cancer.
Washington, July 23 : A team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, led by an Indian neuroscientist, has developed a non-invasive gene therapy to treat brain tumour.
Washington D.C, Jul 23 : Every year, many people roll up their sleeves for a flu shot. Howbeit, the influenza virus has thousands of strains and the vaccine can't guard against all of them. But now, a team of researchers finally might be onto something.
Toronto, July 23 : Boys and girls belonging to sexual minority groups such as gay, lesbian and bisexuals are increasingly indulging in disordered eating trends than their heterosexual or straight peers, a new study suggests.
Brasilia, July 23 : Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito, responsible for over 1,700 cases of microcephaly in newborns in the South American country since October 2015.
Beijing, July 22 : Though China has achieved a number of milestones in healthcare advancement over the past three decades, further reforms are urgently needed, said a new report by WHO, the World Bank and the Chinese government, released in Beijing on Friday.
London, July 22 : Scientists have discovered that blocking a gene associated with the development of asthma can potentially prevent the lung disease at its origin in a finding that could challenge the current understanding of the condition.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Warding off Alzheimer's disease could one day be as easy as popping antibiotics, suggests a new study.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Turns out, boozing can cause up to seven different kinds of cancer.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Fancy sleeping next to a chicken? It may sound like a 'fowl' suggestion, but it turns out, this poultry bedfellow can actually protect you from malaria.
New Delhi, July 22 : "Promoting healthy behaviours among young people is key to curbing a growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)", say Toshiko Kaneda, Senior Research Associate, and Reshma Naik, a senior policy analyst, the authors of a new report by the Population Reference Bureau.
London, Jul 22 : For those who thought their childbearing years were over, there's a good news - a team of researchers has found a way to keep you going even after menopause.
New York, July 22 : Majority of physicians in the US accept that shaking a young child is capable of producing a life-threatening pooling of blood outside the brain, severe retinal haemorrhage, coma or death, according to a new survey
Wellington, July 22 : Excessive consumption of alcohol can lead to seven forms of cancer, and individuals consuming even low to moderate amounts are at risk, says a review.
New York, July 22 : Why does the mechanism to cope with social stress tend to differ among men and women? Could there be different drug treatments for stress reduction in men and women? These are some of the questions that US researchers will seek answers to in a five-year study.
London, July 22 : The failure of a handful of beta cell "hubs" in the pancreas are the likely reason for developing diabetes, rather than the behaviour of all cells, says a study.
London, July 22 : Quitting smoking comes with another bonus: less drinking. According to researchers, people who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers.
New York, July 22 : Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their growth and development, says a study, suggesting that the fruit can be used as a first food for infants.
New York, July 22 : Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a new way that tuberculosis bacteria get into the body, revealing a novel potential therapeutic angle to explore.
London, July 22 : Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the lining of the brain, also known as subarachnoid hemorrhage, a study has warned.
New York, July 22 : While the HIV epidemic continues to threaten health and well-being of a large section of the world's population, scientists have warned that new forms of the virus jumping from animals to humans cannot be ruled out.
New York, July 22 : People living with chronic low back pain are more likely to use illicit drugs -- including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine -- compared to those without back pain, says a study.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : A team of researchers has discovered a potential and novel way of preventing asthma at the origin of the disease, a finding that could challenge the current understanding of the condition.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : People, who are trying to kick their smoking habits, tend to drink less alcohol, a recent research has found.
New Delhi, July 21 : Nineteen per cent boys and eight per cent girls in the age group of 13-15 have used tobacco products in recent months, mostly in the form of non-commercially produced cigarettes such as bidis, hand-rolled cigarettes made of unprocessed tobacco wrapped in leaves, said a report.
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi, Jul 21 : We're living in a society of head-down "smombies" - no surprise, then, that conditions like 'Blackberry thumb,' 'text neck,' 'smartphone pinky,' 'iPosture' and 'text claw' are causing us a great deal of pain.
Juba, July 21 : Unicef on Thursday said it had increased its response efforts amid a rise in the number of suspected cases of cholera in South Sudan which had left more than 10 persons dead.
Sydney, July 21 : The developing heart in an embryo can be damaged by the cellular stress triggered from oxygen deficiency -- thereby leading to development of childhood heart disease, a study has revealed for the first time.
New York, July 21 : Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that long-term antibiotic treatment in mice decreases levels of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
Toronto, July 21 : Women with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have more than four times the odds of suicidal thoughts and generalised anxiety disorders, says a study.
New York, July 21 : Examining why obese patients fare worse than leaner patients across many cancer types, a new study has found that cancer stem cells not only use fatty tissue as a robbers' cave to hide from therapy, but actively adapt this cave to their liking.
Washington D.C, Jul 21 : Adding a novel monoclonal antibody therapy to traditional chemotherapy can help make people more likely to survive advanced sarcoma, a lethal soft-tissue cancer, by nearly a year, suggests a recent study.
Washington D.C, Jul 21 : Pap smear screenings may sound terrifying, but it turns out, the brief discomfort of lying back and baring all for a stranger can actually be worth a life.
Washington D.C, Jul 21 : A new study has shown the power of Twitter for sharing the physician-generated medical news.
London, July 21 : Researchers have developed a new compound that offers unprecedented protection to the skin against the harmful effects of ultraviolet-A (UV-A) radiation in sunlight.
London, July 21 : Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle-aged patients with a common type of knee injury known as meniscal tear, a study has revealed.
New York, July 21 : Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can help HIV-infected men stay in their treatment course by answering questions that often arise in the minds of patients undergoing such treatment.
New York, July 21 : Scientists have developed a new tool to scan the human brain for changes in synapses that are associated with common brain disorders.
London, July 21 : Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce the long-term risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes, and is a cost-effective intervention, says a study.
Toronto, July 21 : Non-invasive stimulation of a specific brain area can reduce food cravings, particularly for high-calorie appetite foods, revealed a study.
New York, July 21 : Has the fire of passion that kept you awake all night in the initial years after marriage all but died down? Don't fret any more even if it has, for there are ways that couples can sustain - or relight - their passion, new research suggests.
New York, July 21 : Women who are obese even before pregnancy may give birth to babies larger in size, a study says.
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI-Newsvoir):Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India Pvt. Ltd. in association with Indian Cancer Society (ICS) has organized four cancer awareness and detection camps at Najafgarh, Palam, Gurgaon and Delhi Cantonment.
London, July 21 : A family history of disease may be as much the result of shared lifestyle and surroundings as inherited genes, a study says.
Birmingham, July 20 : New findings from the University of Birmingham challenge the 'transient' nature of 'mini-strokes' and provide insight into the long term impact of an under-recognised condition.
New Delhi, July 20 : CORE Diagnostics, the clinical diagnostics laboratory focused on bringing advanced diagnostics techniques and expertise to India, announced collaboration with Star Health Network, Inc., a New York-based healthcare company.
Washington, July 20 : Eating more unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean in place of dietary carbohydrate can lowers blood sugar level and improve in the prevention and management of type-2 diabetes, according to a new study.
New York, July 20 : Nearly 2.5 million people worldwide become new victims of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) each year although deaths from the deadly virus have been steadily declining from a peak in 2005, finds a study.
New York, July 20 : Those men who find it too embarrassing to visit a fertility clinic to test the health of their sperm have reasons to cheer, thanks to a new smartphone-based system that allows men to have a semen test at home to know about potential fertility problems.
New Delhi, July 20 : Don't wish to be bald anymore and considering a hair transplant surgery? Go for an accredited medical centre, get yourself evaluated clinically and medically and more before going for the surgery, says an expert.
Washington D.C, Jul 20 : It turns out, the same genes that make us prone to depression could also open us to positivity.
Washington D.C, Jul 20 : Deaths from HIV/AIDS may have been steadily declining from a peak in 2005, but that doesn't mean the disease rates are going down.
New Delhi, July 20 : The future of India's health status and healthcare appears to be beyond bleak if one were to just glance at the health human resource crunch and a seemingly ostensible indifference in addressing this crisis.
Washington D.C, Jul 20 : Turns out, cutting your daily intake of calories is as simple as ordering your food just an hour before it's time to eat.
Washington D.C, Jul 20 : A team of researchers has discovered a protein that boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite.