Category: Health

Viruses can alter human body’s response to vaccines, pathogens

Washington: Turns out, viruses with slower impact tend to alter the human body's response to vaccines and pathogens alike. A…

Hookah or cigarette, what’s more harmful?

Washington: The debate on whether smoking a cigarette or Hookah is more harmful has been an endless one. However, researchers…

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer

Washington: A lethal virus has been discovered, which has the capability of hijacking cellular defence against cancer. The recently-discovered Henipaviruses,…

Bacteria can sense amino acids

Washington: A new study has concluded that bacteria can sense amino acids and regulate their metabolism in response to the…

How weight loss can help stop Type-2 diabetes

London: Losing weight can lead to an early and sustained improvement in the functioning of pancreatic beta cells, which can…

How weight loss can help stop Type-2 diabetes

London: Losing weight can lead to an early and sustained improvement in the functioning of pancreatic beta cells, which can…

Genetic lung disorder may impact growth of babies in womb

London: Scientists have found that babies with fatal genetic lung infections are more likely to be underweight and at a…

Health tips: Consuming fish may reduce premature birth risk

NEW DELHI: Eating fish or taking a fish oil supplement may reduce the risk of preterm birth among pregnant women…

Be safe from UTI this monsoon

New Delhi: Monsoon season surely brings relief from the scorching heat, but this is also the time when many health…

Insulin resistance may go undetected in non-diabetics with Parkinson’s

Washington: A new research has found that the resistance to insulin amongst non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a…

World Breastfeeding Week: Breast milk is baby’s first vaccine

New Delhi: Infant mortality is one of India's most persistent health concerns. It is a well-established fact that breastfeeding reduces…

Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer’s disease

Washington: Imbalance in pH value may be a cause of Alzheimer's disease, a study has found. A study conducted by…

Brain-derived neurotrophic factors reduce cocaine relapse

Washington: Cocaine relapse can now be significantly reduced with the help of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). Researchers at the Medical…

‘Alcohol’ – a death drink for TB Patients

New York: Increased consumption of alcohol in people with tuberculosis (TB) may accelerate their risk of death, scientists led by…

Blocking digestive hormone may help prevent pancreatic cancer

New York: Blocking a digestive hormone associated with obesity may help prevent the spread of pancreatic tumours to other areas…

Regular sauna bath safe for heart disease patients: Study

London: Regularly indulging in sauna bathing can be safe and can even be used in patients with stable cardiovascular disease,…

Study predicts long-term outcome of boys with ADHD

Washington: A recent study was conducted to predict the long-term outcome of boys with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The researchers…

Women’s PCOS may up risk of autism in newborns

London: Children born to women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be more likely to develop autism, according to a…

Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits: Study

Toronto: Women, please take note. New mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes may stop breastfeeding sooner as compared…

Computer simulations can predict the spread of HIV: Study

New York: Researchers have found that computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) across populations,…