Category: Health

Dates, apricots better than starchy foods in lowering diabetes

Toronto: Eating dried fruits such as dates, apricots, raisins and sultanas may not spike blood sugar compared to starchy foods…

Brain tumors may respond to immunotherapy: Study

Washington: According to a recent study, a slow-growing brain tumor in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be…

Parts of brain may help reduce social isolation

Washington: Turns out, people who misuse opioids isolate themselves from their loved ones which poses as a problem. Researchers from…

How exercise can help breast cancer survivors

London: Survivors of early-stage breast cancer who exercise and eat a healthy diet are more likely to lose weight and…

Know how proteins stimulate blood vessel growth

Washington: According to a new research, inhibiting a protein within blood vessels can stimulate their growth, resulting in healthier fat…

Soon C-sections to be performed by robots: Report

London: Robotics are expected to become so sophisticated, hospitals may not need surgeons. Controlled by healthcare assistants, the machines will…

Graphic warnings can quash cigarettes’ appeal to kids

New York: Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels that contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips can snuff…

Human brain responds to aggressive voices more quickly: Study

London: Human brains notice a voice much faster when it is considered threatening or aggressive than when it is perceived…

Infections during childhood may affect mental health: Study

Washington D.C: According to a recent study, serious infections during childhood can be associated with a subsequent increased risk of…

Marathon running increases cardiac strain in older men

Washington: After comparing the levels of cardiac biomarkers, researchers analysed that running a marathon can increase cardiac strain in amateur…

Birth control pills may block blood flow to brain

Washington: Turns out, birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic strokes which are usually caused by a blood clot…

UK government calls for reducing tablets taken by older people

London: British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday called for a drive to reduce the number of tablets and pills…

Wasp venom offers hope against lung diseases

New York: MIT engineers have developed new antimicrobial peptides, which can combat bacteria causing respiratory and other infections, based on…

Study links inflammatory bowel disease to prostate cancer

Washington: Inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk of prostate cancer by four-to-five times, according to a study. The findings appear…

Sufficient sleep in childhood may lead to healthy BMI later

New York: Is your child facing trouble in sleeping? If so, parents take note. Regular and sufficient sleep from early…

Can newborns recognise their mother’s profile view?

Tokyo: Although adults and children can easily recognise faces from both the frontal and profile views, a new study has…

Sleeping too much can lead to death!

Washington D.C. [USA]: Turns out, sleeping more than six to eight hours a night is associated with an increased risk…

Dietary, lifestyle interventions beneficial before pregnancy

Washington: According to a new research, dietary and lifestyle interventions are important for overweight and obese women before their pregnancy.…

Targeted cognitive training beneficial for patients with schizophrenia

Washington: According to a recent study, targeted cognitive training (TCT) may benefit people with severe schizophrenia. The study was published…

Russian, Indian scientists worried about sharp rise in autism

Moscow: Today, the most objective estimate is that autistic people's account for one per cent of the world's population. If…