Category: Health

Counter antibiotics with priobiotics

Washington: A recent study has highlighted that the use of probiotics is directly linked to the reduced need for antibiotic…

People with asthma at higher risk of obesity

Washington: While obesity is known to be a risk factor for developing asthma, according to a study, people with asthma…

Kidney stones partially dissolve naturally: Study

New York: Scientists have found that kidney stones partially dissolve and regrow again as they form, challenging previously held theories…

Environmental pollutants could weaken your kidneys

Washington: Certain environmental pollutants, according to a study, may be the reason for deteriorating kidney health in individuals. Per- and…

Drumming an hour a week may boost academics in autistic kids

London: Children with autism who indulge in drumming for just an hour a week are likely to have improved concentration,…

Inhaled steroids may up risk of non-TB lung infections: Study

New York: If you are asthmatic and use inhaled steroids to manage your breathing problems, think twice. You may be…

This diet may help you live longer

London: Adhering to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grain bread, nuts, olive oil and canola oil may help…

Can testosterone replacement therapy reduce progression of lung disease?

Washington: According to a study, testosterone replacement therapy may slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is…

Here’s the remedy to reduce brain inflammation during ageing

Washington: Dietary fiber - found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes - reduces brain inflammation during ageing, finds…

Using drum therapy to help autistic children

Washington: Parents, take note! According to a study, drumming helps schoolchildren diagnosed with autism. The project, led by the University…

New virus linked to kidney disease revealed

Sydney: Scientists in Australia have discovered a new virus which causes kidney disease in mice that may help in diagnosis…

Pregnant woman was offered cash for abortion after she found dead Rat in soup

A pregnant woman found a dead rat in her soup in a popular restaurant in China which has been shut…

Elevated BP is linked to aortic valve disease

Washington: Turns out, people with a long-term problem of blood pressure has an increased risk of aortic valve disease (AVD)…

Here’s why obesity puts you at risk of asthma

Washington: Did you know! Obesity can alter airway muscle function, thereby increasing your risk of developing asthma. Obesity is a…

Breast cancer screening not liked to life expectancy

Washington: According to a recent study, fewer and fewer women die from breast cancer in recent years, but surprisingly, the…

Sleep apnea may lead to lung cancer at young age

New Delhi: Turns out, sleep apnea or simply a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts, can lead…

Sugar pills relieve chronic pain

Washington: According to a recent study, Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their…

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Paris: Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to…

Active kids may have a healthier heart

Washington: According to the latest research, adolescents with better aerobic fitness have more compliant arteries than their lower fit peers…

Eat right to lose those extra inches

WASHINGTONIAN: Aiming to lose weight? According to a study, choosing the wrong meal (no matter the quantity) can leave you…