Category: Health

Stress during pregnancy may cause depression in female offsprings

Washington: High maternal levels of the stress hormone cortisol during pregnancy can increase feelings of anxiousness and depression in female…

New low protein wheat breeds offer hope for gluten allergies

Sydney: Researchers have for the first time bred low allergy wheat varieties, in an attempt towards reducing the proteins in…

How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment

New York: Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving microbial community in the gut, which…

Whose heart is more at risk: men or women?

New Delhi: Heart diseases have emerged as the leading cause for fatalities in men and women world over and also…

Can autoimmunity cause lung disease?

New York: Autoimmunity plays a key role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study has…

Prediabetic night owls may gain unhealthy weight

New York: People with prediabetes who are more active and alert later in the day -- those who have an…

Patients with healthcare-associated infections may suffer emotional pain

Washington: Turns out, the consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) reach well beyond patients' physical health, souring social relationships, and leading…

People with brain markers of Alzheimer’s have no dementia

Washington D.C. [USA]: A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's never develop classic…

Maths can help reveal how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

Toronto: Researchers have found that mathematics could help public health workers understand how human behaviour influences the spread of infectious…

Smoking parents may up kids’ risk of lung disease related deaths

New York: Are you a chain smoker? Besides harming your own life, you may also be exposing your kids to…

Kabul’s military training centre attacked

Kabul: Gunmen attacked military training centre in Qala-e-Wazir in Kabul city on Thursday, reported Tolo News. According to Aljazeera, the…

Social media addiction can harm your bones, joints

New Delhi: Use of social media across the globe has grown by leaps and bounds in preceding years. Almost a…

Math helps understand how human behavior spreads infectious diseases

Washington: Turns out, mathematics can help public health workers understand and influence human behaviors that lead to the spread of…

Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Washington: As the cost of genome sequencing decreases, researchers and clinicians are debating whether all newborns should be sequenced at…

New HIV therapy can boost immunity

Washington: Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced,…

Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Washington D.C [USA]: As the cost of genome sequencing decreases, researchers and clinicians are debating whether all newborns should be…

Cabbage, broccoli could help prevent colon cancer: Study

London: Eating green leafy vegetables such as kale, cabbage as well as broccoli could help maintain a healthy gut and…

WHO worried Ebola can ‘transmit freely’ in DR Congo, as death toll hits 41

Switzerland: Raging conflict is hampering efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO…

Zombie gene protects from cancer:research

New York: Researchers have identified a "zombie" gene that protects elephants from cancer, a finding that may also pave way…

Energy drinks mixed alcohol affected on health says, study

London: Do you consume alcohol with energy drinks just to counteract its sedative nature? If so, it can exacerbate the…