Category: Health

Working 9 hours a day can raise depression risk in women

London: Working for nine plus hours a day could put women at higher risk of depression, but not men, finds…

Just 20-minute visit to park can cut stress, make you happy

New York: Forget morning walk or jogging, spending just 20 minutes in contact with mother nature can help you cut…

Here are the World’s Healthiest Nations, according to Bloomberg

According to this year's edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, Spain just surpassed Italy as the world's healthiest nation.…

New microfluidics device can detect cancer cells in blood

Washington: Researchers have now developed a device that can isolate individual cancer cells from patient blood samples. The research was…

New parents face six years of disrupted sleep: Study

Washington: A child’s birth has a drastic short-term effect on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after…

Dietary self-monitoring less disagreeable than perceived

Washington: One of the best predictor of success to losing weight is monitoring and recording calorie and fat intake throughout…

Discovery of colon cancer pathway could lead to new targeted treatments

Washington: A new study, conducted by food science researchers at the University of Massachusetts have found a set of enzymes…

Here’s how a certain bacterium communicates and makes us sick

Washington: Researchers have now discovered the unique way in which a type of Gram-negative bacterium delivers the toxins that make…

Eating small amounts of peanut after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits: Study

Washington D.C. [USA]: Dietary consumption of peanut after completing oral immunotherapy (OIT) or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for peanut allergy may…

Sperm quality unaffected by one course of chemotherapy for early testicular cancer

Washington: A new study now finds that men with early stage testicular cancer can safely receive one course of chemotherapy…

Treatment via smartphone app more effective for TB patients: Study

London:Tuberculosis (TB) patients are more likely to adhere to treatment administered over video on a smartphone than through face-to-face appointments,…

Vitamin D levels can now be measured with your hair

London: Researchers have found that vitamin D can now be measured by human hair, paving the way for improved diagnosis…

Prenatal omega-3 supplement can prevent high BP in children

New York: Daily consumption by women of 600 milligrams docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) -- an omega-3 fatty acid found in prenatal…

Here’s how diabetes causes muscle loss

Washington: According to a new study published in the online edition of JCI Insight, elevated blood sugar levels leads to…

Immunotherapy for egg allergy may soon allow patients to eat egg safely

Washington: A new research, presented by study author Edwin Kim, at the annual Americal Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology…

Dealing with back pain? Here’s how you can fix it

New Delhi: It a known fact that sitting for too long while commuting or at workplace causes back pain and…

Breastfeeding lowers odds of eczema in some schoolchildren

Washington: A preliminary research presented during the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2019 Annual Meeting, said children exclusively…

New study could offer protection to patients with rare genetic disease

Washington: A new University of Bath study now finds that skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder…

Older biologic age associated with increased breast cancer risk: Study

Washington: According to a new study, biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is linked with the development…

Here’s why diabetics experience more back pain, neck pain

Washington: According to a recent study, people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache and neck pain…