Category: Health

Tobacco availability increases smoking rates in pregnant women

Washington: Pregnant women are more likely to smoke if they live in areas with a number of cigarette selling shops,…

Can diabetes medication improve heart structure?

Washington: According to a recent study, diabetes medication empagliflozin can improve cardiac structure in diabetics who also have heart disease.…

Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 mn children by 2030, study warns

Paris: Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned Monday on a global day aimed…

“Malnutrition” the biggest concern in Present Day

To curb malnutrition, the ministry of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy (Ayush) plans to promote desi superfoods,…

TB one the deadliest silent killer in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: Tuberculosis is one of the oldest killer diseases that is still existing in modern times and so far has…

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls -…

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls -…

What is more dangerous to heart, bacterial pneumonia or viral pneumonia?

Washington: A recent study has found bacterial pneumonia to be far more dangerous to the heart than viral pneumonia. The…

Obese teenagers can face pancreatic cancer risk

New York: If your teenager or young adult child is obese, he or she can be at four-times the risk…

Can managing cholesterol reduce Alzheimer’s risk?

New York: Managing cholesterol might help reduce Alzheimer's risk, says researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who identified a genetic link…

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

Washington: According to a new study, for patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication…

Adults report distress associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings: Study

Washington: According to a recent research, Adults report distress associated with difficulty in controlling sexual feelings. About 10 per cent…

Coronary calcium level can predict coronary heart disease risk better

Washington: According to a recent study, testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries…

People will require more food due to increase in height: Study

London: An average person in the future will require more food than today due to changes in eating habits and…

Why grief is bad for the heart

New York: Sleep disturbance among people grieving the recent loss of a spouse may put them at increased risk for…

Here’s how parks can promote health, wellness in city dwellers

Washington: Improving city parks could help make residents more active, a study conducted by Penn State researchers, published in the…

Researchers develop affordable cellphone-based tool to detect HIV

New York: A team of researchers has developed a portable and low-cost mobile diagnostic tool, utilising a cellphone and nanotechnology,…

Study links heart disease with Alzheimer’s in some patients

Washington: Turns out, genetics may predispose some people to both Alzheimer's disease and high levels of blood lipids such as…

High BP, smoking makes women more prone to heart attack

Washington: According to a new study, high blood pressure, smoking, and diabetes makes women more prone to the risk of…

Grief linked to sleep disturbances

Washington: According to a study, the link between sleep disturbances and inflammation was two to three times higher for recently…