Category: Health

Obesity can lower testosterone in men, says study

New Delhi: Obesity is no doubt a major health challenge worldwide. Being overweight brings plethora of health issues such as…

Here’s a better way to diagnose the cause of back pain

New Delhi: It is common for most doctors to advise imaging tests like MRI or X-ray to determine the cause…

Here’s how genes affect tobacco and alcohol use

Washington: A recent study now has discovered several genes associated with an increased use of alcohol and tobacco. Notably, the…

This California plant may hold promise for treating Alzheimer’s

New York: A potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease,…

More interacting key to keeping older adults active

Washington: A new study now finds scientists saying that variety in social circle may help a person live longer. Researchers…

Common heartburn drug linked to kidney disease risk

New York: Intake of widely prescribed drugs to neutralise stomach acid by people with heartburn or stomach ulcers could be…

Researchers develop new approach to treating osteoarthritis

Washington: Researchers have now developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration. The study, conducted at Texas A&M…

New method identifies which asthma patients respond to systemic corticosteroids

Washington: With help from a dozen clinical variables, researchers have been able to identify, using machine learning techniques, which of…

Exercise can help you counter effects of jet lag, shift-based work

New York: Finding it hard to cope with jet lag, shift-based work? Doing some excercise can shift the human body…

Scientists discover new compound that could help treat ovarian cancer

Washington: A new research now finds scientists from the University of Sheffield discover a compound that could be more effective…

Smoking over 20 cigarettes a day can cause blindness

New York: While excessive smoking has been linked to various health issues, including heart disease and cancer, a new study…

Nuts can keep diabetics’ heart healthy

New York: Eating a handful of nuts daily, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people…

Obesity causing genes identified

New York: Researchers have identified genetic variants associated with obesity that is central to developing targeted interventions to reduce the…

Adolescent female blood donors at risk for iron deficiency and associated anaemia: Study

Washington: A new study now finds that female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and…

Lupus strongly linked to imbalances in gut microbiome

Washington: According to a new study conducted by scientists at NYU School of Medicine, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is linked…

Is mammography test to spot breast cancer necessary at all?

New Delhi: A woman under 40, with no known breast cancer risk or visible symptoms of the deadly disease, need…

Discovery of immune cells to pave way for universal flu vaccine

Sydney: Australian researchers have identified immune cells which could fight all strains of influenza virus, a finding that raises hope…

Oral antifungal drug linked to higher rates of miscarriage: Study

Washington: According to a new study, pregnant women may be at a higher risk of miscarriage if they take a…

Measles outbreak claims 130 lives in Manila

Manila [Philippines]: A measles outbreak this year in Manila has claimed 130 lives so far. Among dead are mostly children…

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer: Study

Washington: A new research now finds that melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less…