Category: Health

More deaths likely to occur in Asian countries due to tobacco consumption, says study

Washington: A recent study has revealed that Asia will face an increasing number of deaths from smoking-related diseases if tobacco…

Couple refuse newborn girl, DNA tests call their bluff

Dehradun: More than a month after a couple in Uttarakhand refused to accept a newborn girl as their own, insisting…

Pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs: Study

Washington: Working women feel like they are pushed out of their jobs after they get pregnant while on the other…

Behavioural disorders in autistic kids linked to reduced brain connectivity: Study

Washington: Behavioural disorders in kids with autism are linked to reduced brain connectivity, recent findings suggest. According to the study‚Äôs…

Nearly half of the asthma patient not taking inhaler correctly

Washington: A recent study finds that preponderance number of asthma patients demonstrated improper inhaler use. This means they consistently were…

Sniffing pleasant aroma could reduce the urge of smoking

Washington: Researchers have discovered a unique method that can keep the smokers away from cigarettes. Inhaling a pleasant odour could…

BP drug shows promise for treating Parkinson’s

London: Felodipine, a prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure, has shown promise against Parkinson's, Huntington's and forms of dementia…

Skipping breakfast may increase death risk

Brasilia: Do you skip your morning meal and eat dinner late at night? If so, it may increase the risk…

Gender identity leaves imprint on human brains: Study

Washington: The society's expectations about gender roles have a very deep impact on human beings even as the subject has…

New AI system may help detect prostate cancer

New York: Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate…

Commonly used diabetic drug – Metformin, beneficial for non-diabetic patients

Washington: A new study claims that 'metformin', a commonly used diabetes drug, has the potential to reduce the risk of…

Improved diagnostic technique to help doctors deliver effective treatment for gastrointestinal problems

Washington: A new study claims that investigators have developed a new way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents in…

Study reveals brain activity linked to angry dreams

Washington: A recent study helps to decode the neural basis of dream emotions. As part of the project, researchers identified…

Thus tiny cell is good news for cancer survivors

Bengaluru: A scientist at the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH) in Mumbai -- an institute under the…

Testosterone, cortisol linked with aggression behaviour in children: Study

Washington: A recent study, which included 139 eight-year-old children, has concluded that low levels of testosterone and high levels of…

Heavy pot smokers may need higher dosage for sedation

New York: People who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing…

Busted: 20 most common myths around sleep

New York: Common myths around sleep like snoring is harmless or having a drink helps fall asleep not only shape…

Common sleep myths might pose serious risks

Washington: People holding sleep myths- like five hours of sleep is sufficient for them, snoring has no harm or drinking…

Statins are safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients

Washington: A clinical study has indicated that statins are completely safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients and do not pose an…

Drug ‘canagliflozin’ lowers the risk of kidney failure in diabetes patients

Washington: In a landmark clinical trial, researchers have found that a drug called canagliflozin decreases the risk of kidney failure…