Category: Health

Genomic study may help cure diabetes

Washington: Turns out, the study of all genes at the DNA, mRNA, and proteome levels, as well as the cellular…

Lack of hygiene among contact lens wearers may cause infection

London: Owing to poor hygiene, contact lens wearers in the UK are more at risk of developing a rare but…

Insulin can help treat chronic bowel inflammation

London: Insulin, which plays a key role in managing blood sugar, also has potential against colitis -- a chronic bowel…

Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn’s eyesight, brain

LONDON: Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish…

What can salad dressing tell us about cancer?

Washington: Turns out, mutations in the tumor suppressor gene SPOP contribute to cancer by disrupting a process called liquid-liquid phase…

First human oesophagus created in lab using stem cells

New York: In a first, US scientists have used stem cells to grow human oesophagus -- known as the food…

Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in middle-aged women

London: Middle-aged women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low…

Regular bedtime may boost your heart, metabolic health

New York: Ever thought why a good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health? A new study has found…

Hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs: Study

Washington: New hepatitis C therapies are effective at curing the virus in people who inject drugs, according to a new…

Cooking with solid fuels increases risk of respiratory illness

Washington: Turns out, burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with increased risk of hospitalisation or even dying…

Quitting junk food causes withdrawal as drug addiction: Study

New York: If you are planning to deprive your taste buds of junk food such as pastries, french fries and…

Fatal bacteria found on currency notes – Here’re the details

Hyderabad: It was observed that certain bacteria are found on currency notes which might cause infections of air tract, skin,…

A behavioral intervention can reduce stress in cancer patients

Washington D.C. [USA]: According to a new study, a behavioral program to reduce harmful stress in cancer patients can be…

Removing ovaries linked to chronic kidney disease

New York: Premenopausal women with no genetic risk for breast and ovarian cancer should not remove their ovaries as it…

Walking just 35 minutes daily can reduce stroke risk in elderly

New York: Older adults can prevent their risk of strokes by taking a daily stroll for just 35 minutes a…

Walk more to avoid severe strokes!

Washington: People who walk just 35 minutes a day or participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as swimming…

High sugar levels in yogurt may up obesity risk

London: Often marketed as a healthy dairy product, yogurt is not necessarily good as it contains free or added sugars…

Immune cells in brain play significant role in schizophrenia: Study

Sydney: Researchers have identified that some people with schizophrenia have greater amounts of immune cells in their brains, a finding…

Chemicals in cigarette smoke may damage your vision

There are over 4,000 chemicals found in cigarette smoke, more than 70 of which are known to cause cancer. They…

First gut bacteria may fight chronic diseases better

Washington: First gut bacteria may have a lasting effect on the ability to fight chronic diseases, according to a new…