Category: Health

Brains’s sodium level linked to migraine risk: Study

New York: A team of US researchers have found a link between migraines and how sodium is distributed through the…

Sense of control makes older adults feel young

Washington: A new study reveals that when older adults have more control over their daily lives, regardless of stress or…

Oral bacteria may up risk of pancreatic cancer

London:The presence of oral bacteria in cystic pancreatic tumours is associated with the severity of the tumour, a new study…

Avocado seed extract shows anti-inflammatory activity

New York: Researchers have identified that an extract from avocado seeds exhibited anti-inflammatory properties in a laboratory study. The team,…

Dietary changes help reduce inflammatory bowel disease in mice, claims study

Washington: A recent study conducted on mice has found that dietary modification helps in treating Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). University…

Early menopause in smokers raises bladder cancer risk

London: Experiencing menopause before the age of 45 is associated with a higher risk of bladder cancer particularly among smokers,…

Researchers link self-flagellation on ‘Yaum-e-Ashura’ to dangerous viral blood infection

Researchers have discovered that self-flagellation may cause a dangerous viral blood infection. They were initially puzzled how 10 British men…

Vit B in pregnancy prevents brain ailments in baby

New York: Besides flu vaccines, maternal intake of a vitamin B nutrient can prevent babies from brain disorders caused by…

Anti-mosquito drug can reduce malaria in children: Lancet

New York: A mosquito-killing drug can reduce malaria incidence in young children by 20 per cent, results of trial has…

Taking too much vitamin D may cloud its benefits

Washington: While vitamin D comes with a lot of benefits, one should know the right amount of intake of vitamin…

FDA to curb flavoured e-cigarette sales to teenagers

Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to curb sales of flavoured e-cigarettes to teenagers. The health…

Green tea helps combat obesity, inflammation: Study

New York: Want to cut that extra flab? Drinking green tea can help reduce obesity as well as inflammation in…

Tiny robotic tool to detect, kill cancer cells

Toronto: Canadian scientists have developed a kind of magnetic tweezer that can precisely insert a minuscule bead robot into a…

Nature boosts learning abilities of children: Study

Washington: According to a recent study, spending some quality time enjoying nature helps in boosting the learning abilities of children.…

Gender disparity in education, healthcare in India’

(21:40) Sydney, March 13 (IANS) Nearly 54 percent young women in India are not in education, employment or any kind…

Only 9% Indian kids get proper nutrition: NITI Aayog

New Delhi: NITI Aayog Adviser Alok Kumar on Wednesday said only nine per cent of children in the age group…

Excessive hygiene can cause antibiotic resistance

London: While maintaining hygiene is good for health, excess cleanliness could lead to antibiotic resistance often resulting to death and…

Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity linked to unhealthy brain

Washington: Here is another reason to let go of unhealthy addictions. According to a recent study, factors that influence the…

Diabetes drug may offer treatment for breast cancer

New York: Repurposing a common diabetes drug as well as another used for treating a group of inherited and acquired…

Infertility in women linked to higher cancer risk

New York: Infertility is associated with a higher risk of developing cancer in women of childbearing age, say researchers including…