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Pregnancy harder on older wombs
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 7 : Ladies, you may want to rethink about starting a family later in life as a recent study has linked older wombs to complications in pregnancy. Read Full Story

Things to check before you choose any diagnostic lab
New Delhi , Sep 06 : How many times have you had to get your tests done again because the results were wrong or rejected by your doctor? Read Full Story

Here's how swings in dad's testosterone affect family
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 6 : Testosterone levels not only signals paternal postpartum depression, but may also indicate a more satisfactory relationship for mothers, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : Antidepressant can drastically slow down the progression of Parkinson's disease, a recent study found. Read Full Story

Now, beat your booze addiction at low cost
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : A team of researchers has recently found that combining substance abuse treatment with regular medical care can successfully treat people with opioid or alcohol addiction. Read Full Story

Blood clotting drug may regulate food intake, body weight
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : A medication widely used to prevent blood clotting, heparin, can now be used as a potential target drug to regulate appetite and weight control, suggests a recent study. Read Full Story

This drug can treat Lassa fever
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : Good news! A team of researchers has discovered a treatment that provided 100 percent protection against one of the most deadly viruses in the world eight, days after they became infected. Read Full Story

Eating more red meat, poultry ups diabetes risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : Meat lovers beware! Higher intake of lamb, beef, pork and poultry may significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes, warns a new study. Read Full Story

One pill to ward off diabetes, heart disease could soon be reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 5 : Soon, preventing both heart disease and diabetes could be as simple as popping a single pill, if predictions by a team of scientists prove true. Read Full Story

Schizophrenia, memory deficits: Cure comes a step closer
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 5 : A recent study has offered a promising entry point for attacking a near-universal and debilitating symptom of schizophrenia, memory deficits, which has thus far withstood all forms of treatment. Read Full Story

Only 39 percent of Indian mothers initiate first hour breastfeeding
New Delhi , Sept.4 : In India, malnutrition claims one out of three lives among children under five. Read Full Story

Poor sleep? You may be at ADHD risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 04 : Beware! Lack of regular circadian sleep may be the reason behind Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affecting 75 percent of children and adults, finds a recent study. Read Full Story

Financial stress may up your migraine risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 04 : Beware! You may want to steer clear of financial stress as according to a recent study, it can increase the risk of developing migraine in people with a particular gene. Read Full Story

Binge boozing in early 20s can risk men's brains
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 04 : Moderate drinking is fine, but beware, binge drinking in early 20's can alter your brain functioning, especially for men. Read Full Story

When it comes to breast cancer, even small tumours can be aggressive
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 04 : A study has recently warned that small tumours, less than 1 cm, can be aggressive in patients with early stage of breast cancer. Read Full Story

Treatment to curb female infertility from cancer treatments found
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 3 : According to a new study, a team of scientists have identified a drug that may protect women from life-altering infertility that commonly follows cancer treatments. Read Full Story

Spraying indoor may protect you from dengue during this season
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Attention people! Another method by which you can protect yourself from the potentially deadly disease Dengue during this season is by spraying insecticides inside your houses. Read Full Story

This brain hormone can help treat blood cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : A team of researchers has discovered that a hormone made by a small gland in the brain may treat blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. Read Full Story

Breast-feeding may lower child's asthma severity later in life
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Here's another reason for new mothers to breastfeed their babies as according to a recent study, the breastfed newborns has a 45 percent lower risk of asthma exacerbation later in life. Read Full Story

Pregnancy 'immune clock' find can help doctors predict preterm births
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Good news for moms-to-be, as doctors may now be able to predict premature births after a research recently found that women have an 'immune clock' during pregnancy. Read Full Story

Here's how you can cure insomnia
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Sometime or the other, we have all tossed on our beds, restless, just to be able to sleep. Read Full Story

Can breastfeeding reduce risk of asthma aggravation in child?
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Breastfeeding may help prevent children's asthma exacerbations later in life, recent study suggests. Read Full Story

Postpone disability, death by improving lifestyle
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Healthy life is a gift to which nothing compares and findings from a recent research suggest that lifestyle factors may affect how long individuals live free of disability. Read Full Story

Immune system changes follow precise pattern in normal pregnancy: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : Recent findings of a research reveal that there is an immune clock of pregnancy and suggest it may help doctors predict preterm birth. Read Full Story

Acne, depressed scars! Get rid of the nightmare
New Delhi , Sept 1 : If there is one universal skin problem that we all can relate to, it is acne. And scars are something one has to deal with sometime or the other in life. Read Full Story

Females in India nearly 40 times more likely to die after assault as their US peers
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 01 : Comparative analysis of trauma data from India and the United States finds that women in India are nearly 40 times more likely to die after being assaulted than their female counterparts in the US. Read Full Story

What to ask your doctor regarding premature ovarian failure?
New Delhi , September 1 : Often called as premature menopause, premature ovarian failure can affect women of any age at any time of her life. Young women who don't have children or are still planning to conceive can also experience Premature Ovarian Failure (POF). The condition affects one in 100 women before the age of 40 years. Read Full Story

IVF reduces risk of genetic disorders' transmission
New Delhi , September 1 : The medical science has given hope to the millions of couples who want to experience parenthood but couldn't do so because of various issues like physical deformities, infertility, and genetic disorders. Read Full Story

10 essential health tests for every woman
New Delhi , August 31 : A modern woman plays many roles, and her health is of paramount importance in helping her get through the day. Every woman's health is dependent on and affected by a variety of factors. Read Full Story

Choose your health supplement with care
New Delhi , August 31 : Fitness today is a far more integral part of daily life than ever before. Read Full Story

Improve eyesight naturally with these simple tips
New Delhi , August 31 : Today, there are very few career options that do not involve using a computer screen or a personal electronic device for long hours. Read Full Story

Stem cell injections: New knee reliever
New Delhi , August 31 : Stem cell injections are emerging as an efficacious option for joint pain. Accruing evidences of its application point to its immense potential of functional intervention into joints. The new option, being still in experimental stage, needs a thorough evaluation to make it official. Read Full Story

Middle aged slow walkers twice at risk of heart-related deaths: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 30 : You may have to take care of yourself from early in life as middle-aged people who reported that they are slow walkers are twice as likely to have heart-related deaths compared to the general population, reports a study. Read Full Story

Regular, early lifestyle changes may reduce diabetes, heart disease risk
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 30 : Regular and early one-to-one educational sessions on healthy diet and lifestyle in every three months, especially before 18, can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in life, suggested a new study. Read Full Story

There's need for state policy intervention for rare diseases: Experts
New Delhi , August 30 : The National Policy for Treatment of Rare Diseases is a welcome and encouraging step. However, experts emphasise on the need for individual state policies for better treatment and diagnosis of rare diseases. Read Full Story

Avoid painkillers for a bulky body: Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 30 : Attention gym lovers, for people, who want to bulk up and get in shape must avoid taking painkillers, as regularly taking Ibuprofen can slow down muscle growth, warns a study. Read Full Story

Hormone therapy improves sleep quality in recently menopausal women
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 30 : A low-dose hormone therapy may be effective enough in treating women with sleep issues during peri-menopause and early menopause, finds a recent study. Read Full Story

This Chinese herb may treat people with osteoporosis
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 29 : Canadian researchers have discovered a herb - widely used in traditional Chinese medicine - that may treat people with osteoporosis, which can prevent bone loss without causing side effects. Read Full Story

Can chocolate help prevent or treat diabetes?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 29 : Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest. Read Full Story

Mosquito borne illnesses, swine flu may prove fatal to diabetic patients
New Delhi , August 28 : According to statistics, mosquito borne diseases are prevalent in more than 100 countries. Mosquitoes infect about 300 to 500 million people and cause one million deaths every year around the world. Read Full Story

Here's how to use shingles vaccine in arthritis sufferers
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 28 : A recent study has shed some light on how the live varicella-zoster vaccine, which is given to protect against shingles, should be used in arthritis patients. Read Full Story

Combo therapy works better than only aspirin for heart diseases
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 28 : People with vascular disease are less likely to suffer further heart complications if they are taking a combination of two drugs - rivaroxaban and aspirin - rather than aspirin alone, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Women dying from heart attack nearly halved in two decades: Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 27 : Good news! A study has recently found that the gender gap in death from heart attack has reduced to half over the past two decades particularly in younger women. Read Full Story

Women less likely to receive recommended statin doses to avoid cardiovascular events
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 27 : Women at high risk of cardiovascular events are less likely to receive recommended statin - drugs which act to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood - doses for secondary prevention, reveals a study. Read Full Story

New therapeutic mechanism developed for Cancer Immunotherapy
New York, New York, August 27, 2017 : A new mechanism of cancer immunotherapy have been developed by a team of Stanford ChEM-H, which says, by removing certain sugars from the cancer cells surface, those cells become visible to the immune system, and hence they become recognizable by innate immune cells, thereby increasing the chances of getting attacked by them. Read Full Story

Underweight people 5 times more likely to die after common heart problems treatment
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 27 : Having an ideal body weight is really important as a study has recently warned that underweight people are five times more likely to die after common heart problems treatments. Read Full Story

Gut bacteria need to blamed for anxious feelings
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 27 : You may have to stop taking antidepressants or another medicine to treat your anxiety, as a new study has found that gut bacteria actually plays a major role in anxious feelings. Read Full Story

Eating seasonal fruits, veggies cut down colon cancer risk, boost gut health
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 27 : You must avoid consuming those stored or processed food available throughout the year, as according to a study, eating seasonal fruits and vegetables may boost your gut health and reduce the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. Read Full Story

Nearly 8 in 1,000 babies born with alcohol-related birth defects: Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Aug 27 : Beware would-be-mothers, drinking during pregnancy may harm your baby, as a study has recently revealed that globally eight in 1,000 babies are born with alcohol-related birth defects. Read Full Story

Older LGB adults suffer poorer health than heterosexuals
Washington D.C. [USA], August 26 : A recent study finds older lesbian, gay, and bisexual people were more likely to suffer from chronic health issues than their heterosexual counterparts. Read Full Story

Heart hormones protect against effects of high-fat diet
Washington D.C. [USA], August 26 : Recent research shows that elevated levels of natriuretic peptides in adipose tissue protect against effects of high-fat diet. Read Full Story

Motive for undergoing IVF may alter experience for patient: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 26 : A recent study that compares experiences of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) reports that an individual's reason for undergoing the medical intervention may result in variations in the bodily experience of the patient. Read Full Story

Unhappy microbiomes are unhappy in their own ways: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 26 : The bacterial communities that live inside everyone are quite similar and stable during happy times, but when stress enters the equation, those communities can react differently in every person, finds a recent study. Read Full Story

Nutrition Commission to be established to control malnutrition: Health experts
New Delhi , Aug 24 : The Humanitarian Organization Action Against Hunger on Thursday organized a workshop on malnutrition ahead of National Nutrition Week (Sep 1 to 7) in the national capital. Read Full Story

Does marijuana affect kidney function?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 25 : In a recent study, experts found little evidence of marijuana use that affects kidney function in healthy young adults. Read Full Story

DNA censor can play critical role in cancer immunotherapy, says Study
Washington D.C. [USA], August 25 : In a recent research, a team of scientists have found that tumors stressed by cancer immunotherapy release their mitochondrial DNA into nearby immune cells, triggering a host alert system. Read Full Story

Scientists develop faster, more accurate test for Liver Cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : If you are one of those suffering from Liver Cancer, we have some important news for you. Read Full Story

Can nicotine reduction help in curbing addiction?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : According to a new research, a study examining the effects of nicotine reduction among more vulnerable smokers supports the FDA's recent recommendation for lowering nicotine to non-addictive levels. Read Full Story

Immune cell metabolism may help in maintaining balanced immune response
Washington D.C. [USA], August 24 : In a new research, a group of scientists highlighted the importance of immune cell metabolism for maintaining a balanced immune response. Read Full Story

How exactly does yoga benefit mind-body health?
Washington D.C. [USA], August 23 : From increased strength to flexibility to heart health, benefits of yoga and meditation are countless. Read Full Story

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