Category: Health

New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have shown that a new class of sleeping pill that preserves the ability to wake in response…

Cancer quadruples risk of suicide: Study

New York: People with cancer are over four times more likely to commit suicide than people without the deadly disease,…

African-American women at a high breast cancer risk less likely to pursue preventive care

Washington: A new research points towards how African-American women who are at a higher risk of breast cancer are less…

Here’s the relation between colitis and colon cancer

Washington: Colorectal cancer is caused by lingering inflammation in the colon. Now scientists have reported a way inflammation enables this…

Now, a method for mobile, instant diagnosis of viruses

Washington D.C.: Recent years have seen the discovery of a new miniature, high-throughput and portable sequencing technique for health purposes…

What is to be blamed for childhood cancer?

Sydney: A team of researchers has thrown light on the community beliefs about what causes cancer in children, an area…

Here’s how parents can stop children from vaping

Washington: According to health experts, parents whose children vape, often don't know what to do or where to turn for…

Researchers study patterns of back pain

Toronto: Researchers have examined the patterns of back pain over time and patient characteristics in relation to the disability. In…

Here’s how you avoid sugar detox effects

New Delhi: Cutting down on the intake of processed sugar is healthy but not an easy task. Healthline in an…

Emergency hospitalisation linked to early cognitive decline in elderly

Washington: A new study now finds that emergency and urgent hospitalisations are associated with an increase in the rate of…

Undetectable levels of HIV is untransmittable, say experts

Washington : Officials from the National Institutes of Health have said that the results from years of clinical evidence that…

How childhood body composition determines lung health in adults

Washington: A new study now finds that lung health in adolescents is determined by the amount of fat mass they…

Eat more dietary fibre to lower risk of non-communicable diseases

Washington: Here's another reason why you should increase your consumption of dietary fibre! According to a recent study, high intake…

Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

New York: Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men…

Undetectable levels of HIV is untransmittable, say experts

Washington: Officials from the National Institutes of Health have said that the results from years of clinical evidence that firmly…

High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases: Lancet

Wellington: Eating up to 30 grams of naturally-occurring dietary fibre -- such as whole grains, pulses, vegetables and fruits --…

Rewarding kids with screen time as bad as sugary treats

Toronto: Do you reward your child with extra screen time for their good behaviour? According to a study, it may…

Rewarding kids with screen time as bad as sugary treats

Toronto: Do you reward your child with extra screen time for their good behaviour? According to a study, it may…

Undetectable levels of HIV is untransmittable, say experts

Washington: Officials from the National Institutes of Health have said that the results from years of clinical evidence that firmly…

High-fibre diet may lower risk of death, chronic diseases

Washington: A new study now finds that people who eat diets that have higher fibre content have a lower risk…