Health

Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study

London: Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with…

New drug for pancreatic cancer shows promise in trial

New York: Researchers have found a new drug for treating pancreatic cancer which showed promising initial results during clinical trial…

People with HIV at increased risk of COPD: Study

London:┬áPeople living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, pregnancy…

Arogyasri Pending bills only Rs 600 crore, says Health Minister

Health Minister Etela Rajender has made it clear that the state government has Rs 600 crore pending bills only in…

Researchers reverse aging mechanism in rat brain cells

Washington: A recent study has revealed that our brain stem cell becomes less productive as we age because of the…

Impulsive behaviour linked to sleep and screen time: Study

Washington: Children and youth who do not sleep enough and use screens more than recommended are more likely to act…

High testosterone can make you more sensitive to moral norms

New York: Testosterone supplements can actually make people more sensitive to moral norms, say researchers, adding that the male hormone's…

New drug proves to be promising for pancreatic cancer

Washington: Researchers have invented a new drug for treating pancreatic cancer, which also showed promising initial results. Radiation and the…

Researchers find cause behind birth defects due to Zika virus

Washington: Pregnant women are already advised to take proper care of their health and when it comes to Zika virus,…

Migraine diagnoses positively associated with dementia: Study

Washington: A few studies, focused on the association between other headaches, migraine headaches and dementia, found a positive migraine-dementia relationship.…

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day

New York: Researchers have found that ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change can accelerate lung disease as…

Women with diabetes face increased risk of sleep disturbance

Washington: Women with diabetes are at a greater risk for sleep disturbances, suggests a study, which was published in the…

Accurate tests required to cure urinary tract infections: Study

Washington: A recent study shows that doctors require more accurate and rapid testing capabilities for UTI, to decrease overprescribing of…

Researchers produce bone substitutes from eggshells

Hyderabad: Researchers of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar have…

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day

New York: Researchers have found that ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change can accelerate lung disease as…

Heart attack cases higher in areas with more fast food outlets

Sydney: While it is known that eating fast food is not good for health, researchers, including one of an Indian-origin,…

Squishy Rubik’s Cube can help monitor health conditions

Texas: Researchers have designed a new type of Rubik's Cube that is not only extra fun to play with but…

Bone strength could be linked to puberty: Study

Washington: A new study has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty. Researchers looked at six repeated bone scans…

40 dead in Bangladesh’s worst-ever dengue outbreak

At least 40 people have died in Bangladesh's worst-ever outbreak of dengue, officials said Tuesday, as overburdened hospitals struggled to…

Intense light can protect cardiovascular health: Study

Washington: Intense light amplifies a specific gene that bolsters blood vessels and offers protection against heart attacks, suggests a study.…

Mother’s age, weight affect hormone concentration in pregnancy

Washington: Hormone concentrations during early foetal development are significantly affected by maternal age, body mass index and race rather than…

Cholesterol medication can lead to diabetes: Study

Washington: The patients who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, suggests…

Asians get least sleep due to high cultural demands

Sydney: Researchers have found that young and middle-aged adults in Asia had the shortest sleep duration as compared to others…

Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco: Study

New York: While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more…

How safe is it to consume marijuana?

Washington: A research studying the effects of eating marijuana in mice found that they became less active, and their body…

Stress, anxiety may not be as harmful as you think

New York: People generally think of stress and anxiety as negative concepts, now new study shows that they often play…

80% working people made ill at work: Australian survey

Canberra: Four in five working people in Australia are exposed to unsafe work practices as they have been injured, become…

Exercise more for better fitness after retirement

London: Middle-aged people over 55 years of age in particular should be doing more to keep fit as they approach…

Scientists discover mechanisms that could help dental treatment

Washington: Researchers have unveiled a new mechanism that could offer a potential new solution to tooth repair. The study was…

Hepatitis C drugs can reduce liver-cancer deaths: Study

Washington: A new study has put forth that antiviral drugs used to treat hepatitis C are beneficial in reducing liver-related…