Washington D.C., Aug. 24, : A recent research has found that faulty inhibitory neuro-transmission and abnormally increased activity in the hippocampus of the brain impairs our memory and attention.
Washington D.C., Aug. 24 (ANI): A recent research has found that parents who are directly and actively engaged with their children ensure healthy living and are significantly more likely to see their kids match up to Canadian guidelines when it comes to physical activity, healthy eating and screen time.
New York, Aug 24 : US scientists have developed an oral method of administering insulin that can be a less painful alternative to millions of people worldwide with diabetes who have to inject themselves with the drug to manage their blood-sugar levels.
Tokyo, Aug.24 : Located in the mountainous Shimane Prefecture, Nakamura Brace provides high quality prosthetics and orthotics for those in need.
Washington D.C., Aug. 24 : Recommending a specific limit on added sugar for children, a recent research has pointed out that children between the age group of 2 to 18 years should eat or drink less than six tea-spoons of added sugar daily.
Washington D.C., Aug. 24 : A recent biological research has found an African desert-dwelling male bird that favours his biological sons and alienates his step-sons.
Toronto, Aug 24 : Worried about the unhealthy lifestyle of your kids? If yes, take heart.
New York, Aug 24 : Researchers have developed a smartphone app that could help improve adherence to medications -- such as antiretroviral therapy (ART) -- among people living with HIV by putting the prevention in their pocket.
United Nations, Aug 24 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has sounded an alarm that the world is not prepared to face the threats from biological attacks while the Interpol and experts warned about the dangers of terrorists using 21st century technologies to wreak unprecedented levels of mass destruction.
Sydney, Aug 24 : Australia's New South Wales (NSW) farmers can legally grow poppies as the state government has passed a bill on Wednesday, legalising the production of the crops for medical use.
Tokyo, Aug 24 : Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University have successfully caused new bones to grow in mouse jaws by injecting a mix of bone-augmenting agents -- a protein/peptide combination.
Tokyo, Aug 24 : Your love for green tea might save you from abdominal aortic rupture -- a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers say.
New York, Aug 24 : Struggling to shed those extra kilos in your kids? Standing desks in schools may prove beneficial as it cuts down on sedentary time in classrooms as well as help reduce body mass index (BMI) -- a key indicator of obesity -- by an average of 5.24 percentile points, new research has found.
London, Aug 24 : While traditionally, memory impairments have mainly been associated with reduced brain activity in certain areas, new research has found that abnormally increased activity in the hippocampus can also impair our memory and attention.
New York, Aug 24 : Suggesting a link between lack of sleep and increased risk of breast cancer, a new study has found that melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain at night to regulate sleep cycles, appears to suppress the growth of these tumours.
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : In today's world, we are heavily dependent on artificial intelligence in our day-to-day living.
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director to India, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Dr. Nutan Mundeja, Project Director of the AAMC 100, today inaugurated an automated Medicine Vending Machine (MVM) at the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic in Rajender Nagar here.
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Over the period of time, Dengue has become seasonal phenomenon every year. Despite several efforts by government and non-government organizations, dengue is affecting large number of population.
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi, Aug 23 : Almost every new mom knows that she is giving her newborn the best start in life by breastfeeding and not a day goes by without more evidence.
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Insulin injections may play major role in your diabetes treatment.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Dengue fever may prove to be deadly for patients already suffering from heart diseases, experts have warned.
London, Aug 23 : Researchers have developed a map based on the census data of 40 different countries that can track the flow of internal human migration in low- and middle-income countries as well as help in the global fight against infectious diseases like malaria.
New York, Aug 23 : Frequent usage of technology at work and play and in leisure activities may have weakened grip strength of the millennials, suggests new research.
New York, Aug 23 : Children born to obese mothers are likely to be at an increased risk of obesity as a result of their umbilical cells showing impaired expression of genes regulating cell energy and metabolism, a study has found.
New York, Aug 23 : Parents could reward infants with activity or cuddling rather than food, encouraging healthy behaviour and lifestyle in the future, says a study.
New York, Aug 23 : Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman's life - adolescence and post-menopause - can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found.
New York, Aug 23 : Parents need to be extra careful while giving antibiotics to children as new research has found that the commonly-prescribed drug can significantly increase the risk for Type 1 diabetes.
Tokyo, Aug 23 : Researchers at Kyoto University have developed a new technique that uses a simple cotton swab sample to accurately confirm relatedness between two individuals as distant as second cousins.
New York, Aug 23 : Does your toddler have a bigger appetite for drinks with added sugar such as soda, fruit-flavoured and sports drinks, than fresh fruits and green vegetables?
Seoul, Aug 23 : The first case of cholera in the last 15-years has detected in South Korea, health authorities confirmed on Tuesday.
New York, Aug 23 : Taking its interest in the digital health sector to the next level, tech giant Apple has quietly acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs.
New York, Aug 23 : Morbid obesity appears to stand alone as a risk for heart failure, but not for other major types of heart disease, new research has found.
Washington D.C., Aug. 22 : If your job gives you satisfaction in your late 20s and 30s, then it will impact your overall health in your early 40s.
Washington D.C., Aug. 22 : Advances in the treatment of multiple myeloma, a cancer that forms in a type of white blood cell, have led to improved survival majorly among young and white patients, whereas the survival rate observed in patients of other ethnicities was less.
Washington D.C., Aug. 22 : A Stanford University Medical Center study has found out one approach that can prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teenagers.
Washington D.C., Aug. 22 : All the students, get some sleep in between study sessions as that may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you've forgotten, even 6 months later.
Washington D.C., Aug. 22 : A new study says that games like Pokemon Go may have quite a good impact on personal and public health.
New York, Aug 22 : Parents must focus on a healthy balanced lifestyle for their children instead of focussing on weight or dieting in order to prevent obesity and eating disorder among teenagers, say new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Accra, Aug 22 : With a USD 106.8 million strategy to tackle Africa's public health emergencies over the next five years, stakeholders here feel it will be an ideal opportunity for the Indian pharma companies to take advantage, with Cipla taking the lead.
New York, Aug 22 : Job dissatisfaction among people in their late 20s and 30s can have poor overall health and emotional problems by the time they reach early 40s, warn researchers.
New York, Aug 22 : Higher intake of citrus fruits like oranges and lemons can help keep you healthy as well as prevent harmful effects of obesity-related heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, a study has found.
New York, Aug 21 : Understanding housing background and the multiple dimensions of homelessness can help better identify who might be at greater risk of transmitting or contracting HIV, says a new study.
Karachi, Aug 21 : With the deadly tick-borne Congo virus having claimed 19 lives, hospitals in Pakistan's financial capital of Karachi have set up isolation wards as part of preventive measures to deal with the disease.
New York, Aug 20 : While the augmented reality (AR) based smartphone game Pokemon Go is spreading like a fire globally, researchers have now figured health benefits that such games can bring for its users.
New York, Aug 20 : Specific inherited genetic differences may increase the risk of eye cancer -- uveal melanoma, a rare form of melanoma that arises from pigment cells that determine eye colour, a new study has suggested.
Washington D.C, Aug. 20 (ANI): A recent study pointed out that the term 'healthy obesity' that has gained traction over the past 15 years may just be a notion as white fat tissue samples from obese individuals classified as either metabolically healthy or unhealthy actually show nearly identical, abnormal changes in gene expression in response to insulin stimulation.
Washington D.C, Aug 20 (ANI): HPV (Human papillomavirus), one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States, has been identified as a primary cause of cervical cancer in women.
Washington D.C, Aug. 20 (ANI):A recent study has revealed some cells that are 'born to be bad' could be identified early, preventing the need for repeated endoscopies.
Washington D.C, Aug.20 (ANI): A recent study by environmental health scientists has revealed that inexpensive cloth masks worn by people who hope to reduce their exposure to air pollution vary widely in effectiveness and could be giving users a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas.
Washington D.C, Aug. 20 (ANI): A recent study has said that assessed that standing up for your beliefs, expressing your opinions and demonstrating your core values can be a positive psychological experience.
London, Aug 20 : Smokers with asthma who switch to vaping found significant improvement and fewer respiratory infections, according to a study.
London, Aug 20 : While more young men and women are getting inked today than ever, researchers have warned that bacterial infections may happen in up to five per cent of cases, especially when the tattooing was carried out in unhygienic settings.
New York, Aug 20 : Psychological well-being and health status declines in men as they tend to take more financial responsibility after marriage, according to a new study.
New York, Aug 20 : Wearing inexpensive cloth masks in the hope of reducing exposure to air pollution may be of only a little benefit and give you a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas, new research suggests.
New York, Aug 20 : Death and mourning are no longer a private matter as social media platforms like Twitter -- with its ephemeral mix of rapid-fire broadcast and personal expression -- is widening the conversation around death and mourning, sociologists say.
Miami, Aug 20 : Florida Governor Rick Scott confirmed on Friday the first five probable cases of Zika virus contracted in Miami Beach -- three men and two women -- which take Florida's number of locally infected Zika victims to 36.
New York, Aug 19 : Individuals with a history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, reveals a research.
Washington, Aug 19 : Having a twin brother or sister increases your chances of living a life longer than singletons, new research has found.
Washington D.C., Aug. 19 : For older women who have had a stroke or other signs of cerebrovascular disease, taking calcium supplements may increase risk of dementia, according to a new study
Washington D.C., Aug. 19 : A new study of almost 2,000 patients shows that testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers.