Health News

'Pink noise' can help oldies sleep their way to better memory
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 12 : You may want to listen to pink noise, described as a waterfall-like sound, during bedtime as a recent study has suggested that doing so can improve memory. Read Full Story

Handful of nuts a day helps in weight loss, cuts risk of cancer
London [UK], Mar. 11 : Consuming 20 grams or a handful of hazelnuts and walnuts and peanuts a day can cut risk of heart disease, cancer and premature death. Read Full Story

Marijuana helps epilepsy patients combat intolerable medication side-effects: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : A study finds that people with uncontrolled epilepsy - neurological disorder - resort to cannabis products when antiepileptic drug side-effects are intolerable. Read Full Story

Eating 'whey protein' before breakfast will curb those sneaky cravings
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : Eating whey protein, a powder to be made into a smoothie, before breakfast can help in preventing Type-2 diabetes by keeping blood sugars under control, suggests a study Read Full Story

Going 'gluten-free' may not be all that good for you
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : A word of advice for those who are on gluten free diet. Eating less of wheat, rye and barley may increase the risk of developing diabetes. Read Full Story

High-intensity aerobic training can reverse signs of aging
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : Who does not want to look slim, young and beautiful! Read Full Story

Bullied children may suffer depression, diabetes in adulthood
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : A study has revealed that children bullied during childhood are at the risk of developing depression, heart disease and diabetes in adulthood. Read Full Story

Episodes of dizziness, light-headedness in 40s linked to dementia
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 11 : For all middle-aged people who experience temporary blood pressure drops - episodes of dizziness or light-headedness when standing up - may be at increased risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia 20 years later, warns a new study. Read Full Story

World Kidney Day: Nephrologist Dr. Gupta advices on obesity and kidney disease
Gurgaon (New Delhi) , Mar. 10 : The head of the Nephrology Department at the Paras Hospital in Gurgaon, Dr P. N. Gupta on Friday spoke of rising incidents of kidney failure and measures needed to counter it. Read Full Story

Here's what may be upping your blood pressure
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : It is known as the silent killer for not having symptoms and now, a new study has linked high blood pressure to early life changes in brain activity and blood flow. Read Full Story

Citric acid may not be as safe to vape as you think
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : More than 7,000 different flavours of electronic cigarettes are available in the market, but not much is known about the safety of the e-liquids when they are inhaled. Read Full Story

Asthmatics less able to fight off flu
New Delhi , Mar. 10 : People with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems, a new research has shown. Read Full Story

Beware! Coloring your hair can up chances of breast cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : Women beware before dying your hair or using hormonal contraceptives, as they may increase your chances of breast cancer. Read Full Story

Poor sleep may lead to attention, behavioural problems in children
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : Attention parents! Let your kids take a sound sleep, as children who do not get enough sleep during preschool and early school-age years are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control and peer relationships in age seven, warn a study. Read Full Story

Pram covers a must as babies more affected from air pollution
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : Parents, use pram covers to protect your babies while accompanying older siblings on the school run, as young children are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning as in the afternoon, suggests a new study. Read Full Story

Pregnant women should consume leafy greens to protect baby from high BP
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 10 : Here's another reason for would-be-mommies to eat plenty of leafy green vegetables during pregnancy as it can protect their newborn from high blood pressure, suggests a new research. Read Full Story

Research into palliative care top priority for cancer patients, says study
London, Mar 9 : In the first ever study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey with funding from the UK Oncology Nursing Society surveyed cancer patients and nurses to help identify priorities for future research into oncology nursing and how it should be delivered. Read Full Story

World Kidney Day: Chronic kidney diseases on rise in sub urban India
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : Kidney diseases are rapidly increasing globally and reaching epidemic proportions. In India too, there is a significant burden of kidney disease, chronic kidney disease (CKD) in particular. Read Full Story

Watch out! Obesity linked with chronic kidney disease
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : Exercise regularly, eat healthy and keep your weight under control to keep a check on obesity, which is the majorly responsible for kidney disease, says a health expect, while spreading awareness on World Kidney day. Read Full Story

Good news! Diabetes drug may help treating Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 9 : Treating patients of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with a diabetes drug may improve their learning and memory function, reveals a study. Read Full Story

This drug may stimulate immune system to fight blood cancer: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 9 : A team of US researchers have found an experimental drug that may stimulate the immune system - leading to tumor shrinkage - in patients affected by blood cancer. Read Full Story

Newer and effective medications now ensure cure for Hepatitis C virus
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 9 : A study reveals a dramatic transformation in the care of patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), as more effective and tolerable medications have become available. Read Full Story

Can e-cigarettes lead to cancer?
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 9 : Beware before you rejoice in smoking e-cigarettes, as a study has found significant level of cancer-causing benzene in e-cigarette vapors, when the devices are operated at high power. Read Full Story

New study may lead to new standard of IVF care
Mumbai , Mar.8 : New study results published in Human Reproduction could pave the way for an additional treatment option for the estimated 1.5 million women worldwide who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment each year. Read Full Story

Attention ladies! Mediterranean diet can reduce breast cancer risk
London [UK], Mar. 8 : A healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts can come as a lifesaver as it cuts the risk of life threatening breast cancer by almost half. Read Full Story

Treatment with vaginal progesterone lowers newborn complications
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 8 : Dear mommies to-be, a study finds that treatment with vaginal progesterone in women with a short cervix and a twin pregnancy may reduce the frequency of preterm birth and related serious outcomes. Read Full Story

For older adults, shorter hospital stay can increase 'readmission' chances
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 8 : A study has discovered that shorter stay in the hospital of people of about 65-years-old and older, is linked to quicker readmission to hospital within seven to 30 days from post-acute care facilities. Read Full Story

Reasons women should not smoke now, or ever!
New Delhi , Mar. 7 : Smoking is injurious to health, may it be of a boy or a girl. There has been loads of researches and studies on how any why people should quit smoking. Read Full Story

OCD patients find it difficult to learn about safety of stimulus: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 7 : According to a recent research, people suffering from Obsessive Complex Disorder (OCD) are poorer at learning about the safety of a stimulus, in turn contributing to their struggles to overcome compulsive behaviour. Read Full Story

Study finds if inflammation in regeneration is beneficial or not
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 7 : Regeneration is an inherent property of life. Read Full Story

Could technology improve the lives of people living with dementia?
Queensland, Mar 6 : Being able to tell your family you love them, order a meal at a cafe, and talk to friends are all things most people take for granted— but for people living with dementia, communication difficulties can lead to isolation. Read Full Story

Early periods associated with risk of gestational diabetes, says study
Queensland, Mar 6 : The age at which girls start menstruating could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to a University of Queensland study. Read Full Story

Researchers study perceptions of e-cigarettes
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 6 : Daily users of e-cigarettes see them as about as satisfying or even more satisfying, and less harmful, than cigarettes, according to the results of a small study from the University at Buffalo. Read Full Story

Depressed? Yoga comes to your rescue
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 6 : Suffering from depression? Attending yoga classes at least twice a week plus practice at home tremendously reduces the symptoms, suggests a study. Read Full Story

New effective treatment for children with migraine
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 6 : An effective treatment for migraine headaches used for adults is also proving to be a safe and effective treatment for children and teenagers, and only takes minutes for a child to feel relief. Read Full Story

Early periods linked with risk of gestational diabetes: Study
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 6 : According to a recent study, the age at which girls start menstruating is an important factor that could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy. Read Full Story

Study finds common gene variants linked to gallbladder cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 6 : A recent study compared the genetic code of gallbladder cancer patients with those of healthy volunteers at about 700,000 different locations in the genome. Read Full Story

Believe it or not! De-stressing helps you lose weight
London [UK], Mar. 6 : Have you ever noticed that your eating habits change whenever you are stressed? Read Full Story

This diet reduces risk of breast cancer by 40%
London [UK], Mar. 6 : A recent study has found that Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing one of the worst types of breast cancer by 40 percent. Read Full Story

De-stress your way to a slim body
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 5 : Stress is capable of packing a double hit as it can make you obese over time, but now a recent study suggests that if you want to avoid those extra kilos, then it's time to stop counting calories and simply relax. Read Full Story

Organ-on-a-chip model offers clues to rare ageing condition
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 5 : Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is an extremely rare genetic condition that causes premature and accelerated aging and now, a team of researchers has built a new model that offers insights into it. Read Full Story

New approach can boost biomedical devices' lifetime, effectiveness
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 5 : Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions and now, a new research's approach can help boost their lifetime and effectiveness. Read Full Story

Time to take that headache seriously
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 5 : Headaches affect hundreds of people every day - but sometimes pain in the head can indicate a more serious condition. Read Full Story

10 million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough: Vaccines
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 5 : Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A -- and approximately 450,000 deaths from these diseases -- were prevented in the U.S. alone between 1963 and 2015 by vaccination, researchers estimate. Read Full Story

New Delhi amongst top cities where hearing is most degraded
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 5 : Urban noise pollution and hearing loss are closely linked, according to rankings of 50 large cities in both categories released on Friday. Read Full Story

Good news! 2 drugs approved for treatment of bowel cancer
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 5 : A health watchdog has recommended two drugs could improve care for patients with bowel cancer. Read Full Story

Here's why hand sanitiser is dangerous for your kid
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 5 : While millions of parents think using hand sanitiser is keeping their kids germ free, a recent report has pointed out the potential dangers of the product. Read Full Story

The more you exercise, the stronger your bones get
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 4 : You may want to start hitting the gym as a recent study suggests that exercise-induced hormone irisin may have a therapeutic potential in strengthening bone. Read Full Story

Pre- pregnancy stress level may lead to eczema future child
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 4 : Every woman, planning to take a step forward in life to embrace motherhood, do not stress yourself! Read Full Story

Study finds precise technique for tracking dopamime in brain
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 4 : According to a new study, researchers have found a new way to track dopamime in brain, much more precisely than previously possible, which allowed scientists to gain insight into dopamine's roles in learning, memory, and emotion. Read Full Story

Researchers find Painkillers without dangerous side effects
Berlin [Germany], Mar. 3 : People, we have some good news for you. Researchers from Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin have discovered a new way of developing painkillers. Read Full Story

Cigarettes block self-healing processes in lungs: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 3 : Smoke from cigarettes blocks self-healing processes in the lungs and consequently can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Read Full Story

Air pollution alters effectiveness of antibiotics
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 3 : Researchers from the University of Leicester have, for the first time, discovered that bacteria that cause respiratory infections are directly affected by air pollution - increasing the potential for infection and changing the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment. Read Full Story

Obesity stops 'guardian immune cells' from doing their job: Study
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 3 : Scientists have uncovered the physiological mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity by tracking the actions of 'guardian immune cells' in response to changes in diet. Read Full Story

Here's a new treatment for TB patients
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 2 : Antibacterial compounds found in soil could spell the beginnings of a new treatment for tuberculosis, new research led by the University of Sydney has found. Read Full Story

Gender divide in heart health check-up?
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 2 : A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease - Australia's number one killer. Read Full Story

Doctors missing 'subtle signs' of imminent heart attacks: Study
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 2 : Heart attack early warning signs are being missed by doctors, according to new research which found that around 16 per cent of people who die from them are admitted to hospital for other reasons in the 28 days prior to their death. Read Full Story

Here's some good news for asthma sufferers
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 2 : Improved treatments for people with severe asthma are a 'step closer' after a research team led by the University of Leicester identified a breakthrough in the cause of airway narrowing. Read Full Story

This drug reduces type 2 diabetes by 80 percent
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 1 : A weight loss drug has reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80 per cent compared to placebo. Read Full Story

Mammography trends may increase abnormal interpretation of cancer: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : A study finds that diagnostic mammography has improved cancer detection rates, but has also increased the abnormal interpretation rate. Read Full Story

<<< Previous Next >>>