Category: Health

Study finds link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy, gestational diabetes

Washington: Antipsychotic drugs, which are used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other severe mental health disorders, are associated with…

How parenting concerns affect mothers with cancer

New York: Parenting concerns put mothers with advanced cancer at higher risk of psychological distress while decreasing their quality of…

Diabetics need not always hold back from eating eggs: Study

Sydney: People suffering from diabetes may finally eat eggs daily without a pinch of guilt. A new study suggests that…

Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera

Cox's Bazar: A massive cholera vaccination campaign began on Monday to protect nearly one million Rohingyas and their host communities…

So, what about the wounds on the inside?

Washington: Children who are hospitalised for injuries have increased mental health needs, suggests a recent research. The study looked at…

Male attractiveness not linked to women’s hormone levels

London: Do you think women tend to prefer a particular type of man when they are fertile? If you think…

Is protein responsible for breast cancer?

Washington: Some scientists have found a strong link between a certain protein to breast cancer. According to a research conducted…

Menopause defines transformation in woman’s life

New Delhi: Menopause calls for a drastic change in woman's life as she grows from an adolescent to a teenager…

First robot-assisted spinal surgery performed

New York:A team of neurosurgeons led by an Indian-origin professor from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine performed the…

How effective is computerised testing for ADHD diagnosis?

Washington: Computerised test may help improve attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis, finds a study. The clinical trial shows that…

Do at-risk adolescents show depressive symptoms on social media?

Washington: At-risk adolescents are less likely to exhibit depressive symptoms on social media as they age, finds a study. The…

Influenza vaccine delivery delays a significant problem, say pediatricians

Washington: Influenza vaccine delivery delays are a problem for pediatricians, finds a study. A nationally representative survey among pediatricians was…

Meat-based diet improves length growth in infants: Study

New York: Giving formula-fed infants a higher protein diet such as pureed meat can improve their early length growth, new…

These people primarily responsible for dengue transmission

Washington: Seems like, a specific kind of people is primarily responsible for dengue virus transmission. According to a study conducted…

Stiffness makes cancer cells thrive

Washington: Cancer cells thrive in stiff tissue, a new study has claimed. According to the research conducted by the University…

It’s crucial to soothe your nerves and here is why

Washington: Increased nerve activity may raise blood pressure in anxiety, a new research has found. According to the study conducted…

‘Your health is in your hands’

New Delhi : The World Health Organisation's (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day - a timely reminder of the role of…

Communication with parents boosts child’s brain development

New York: Good communication with parents promotes in a child the development of a brain network involved in the processing…

Frequent saunas lessens stroke risk

Washington: Regular sauna bathing - 4-7 sessions a week - reduces the risk of stroke by 61 percent, finds a…

Daily aspirin may double skin cancer risk in men

New York: Men taking aspirin every day may have double the risk of melanoma, the most serious type of skin…