Category: Health

E-cigarettes found more effective in helping smokers quit

London: If you are thinking of quitting smoking, electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, stand a better chance of helping…

Body building supplement could be harmful for the brain: Study

Washington: The protein supplement might be harming your body more than you know. According to a recent study people taking…

Women’s hormones play role in drug addiction and increases relapse rates: Study

Washington: While it is known that women's hormonal cycles may make them more prone to drug addiction, a recent study…

What is ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ 13YO Lalit suffers with?

BHOPAL: 13-year-old schoolboy is a normal guy who suffers from 'Werewolf Syndrome,' a rare condition that has caused his face…

Dengue virus infection may cause severe outcomes following Zika virus infection during pregnancy

Washington: It turns out that women who have previously been infected with dengue virus may be at greater risk for…

Shorter duration of radiation safe in treating prostate cancer: Study

New York: Men with low or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter…

Novel pill could replace injections to deliver insulin: Study

New York: Researchers have developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing…

Researchers discover genes that help bacteria prevent treatment: Study

New York: Researchers have discovered two genes that make some strains of harmful bacteria resistant to treatment by copper, which…

Researchers find clues to a functional HIV cure

Washington: A new study now has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental in the fight against HIV. George…

How high-calorie desserts can lead to healthier meals

New York: Do red velvet cheesecake, french fries or fish fries entice you but you refrain from eating those owing…

Woman carries dying baby to term to donate her organs

Washington: Krysta Davis was 18 weeks pregnant when she was told that the baby she was carrying had an abnormality.…

Positive thinking during pregnancy could help children’s ability in mathematics and science

Washington: A new study now sees researchers examining a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control’. This is…

Mosquitoes can hear up to 10 metres away

Washington: A new study, conducted by researchers at Cornell and Binghamton University now finds that mosquitoes can hear over distances…

High-risk HPV contribute to increased CVD risk: Study

Seoul: While human papillomavirus (HPV) have been linked to cancer, infection with high-risk strains of the virus might also increase…

Exercise may help fight depression in seniors: Study

Washington: Here’s another reason to add physical exercise to your daily routine. According to a recent study, exercising may help…

Swine flu claims 5 lives in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Five swine flu deaths were reported in Rajasthan on Thursday taking the toll to 96, officials said. Around 100…

Eradicating TB by 2025 in India a tough task: The Global Fund

New Delhi: While the government's goal of ending tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 in India is worthy of applause, it is…

Kind thoughts about yourself and loved ones can boost psychological and physical health

Washington: Caring for others and yourself can actually lead to a healthier lifestyle. According to a recent study introspection about…

Nicotine addiction while pregnant alters genes: Study

Washington: The Akay Lab biomedical research team at the University of Houston has reported in the journal Nature Scientific Reports…

Chemical exposure during pregnancy can affect childs’ lungs

London: Would be mothers who are exposed to toxic chemicals during pregnancy could increase the risk of decreased lung functioning…