Category: Health

Novel technique could provide early lung cancer diagnosis

London: Researchers have developed a new technique that has the potential to identify specific lung cancer markers at the earliest…

GSK Pharma profit jumps to Rs 113 crore in Q3 FY 2018-19

Mumbai: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced its revenue from operations moved up to Rs 825.35 crore during October to…

Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Washington: A new research now finds that women who have undergone infertility treatment, such as in vitro-fertilization, are more likely…

US kids use excess toothpaste: Report

Washington: Many American children use more toothpaste than officially recommended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, slams ‘unfounded rumours’

Paris: "Unfounded rumours" causing people to spurn the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was preventing the elimination of cervical cancer, which…

Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

Paris: A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a…

Researchers identify molecule effective in killing TB bacteria

Pretoria: Researchers have found a molecule that is effective against tuberculosis, says a new study on mice. In the study,…

How microbes help make a perfect cup of coffee

London:Ever wondered what makes your coffee taste good? It's the microbes, finds a study. The study showed that lactic acid…

Here’s how exercise is your best defense against abdominal fat!

Washington: Researchers know that the type of fat that you can measure with tape isn't the most dangerous but what…

Low BMI in children can raise eating disorder risk later

NEW YORK: Is your toddler underweight or malnourished? If yes, he or she could be at risk for developing anorexia…

Cancer genetics: Beyond hereditary cancer (February 4 is World Cancer Day)

Dr. Vidya Veldore The gene is a unit of inheritance of our DNA that determines our characteristics including physical, behavioural…

Cervical cancer risk highest in middle-aged Indian women: Survey

New Delhi: Nearly 50 per cent of middle-aged women in India were found to have positive cases of high-risk human…

Researchers find new clues to control HIV

Washington: An international team of researchers is harnessing the immune system to reveal new clues that may help in efforts…

Cancer genetics: Beyond hereditary cancer

A gene is a unit of inheritance of our DNA that determines our characteristics including physical, behavioural and clinical and…

Sleep apnoea patients struggle to recall memories

Sydney: People with sleep apnoea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, which put them at risk…

Fruit, vegetable intake may lower death risk in dialysis patients

Sydney: A higher consumption of fruits and vegetables may be associated with a lower risk of premature death in patients…

Soon treatment for obesity, fatty liver disease

Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have discovered 27 new molecules, which may lead to a potential treatment for fatty liver disease, obesity…

Mindfulness meditation could ease chronic pain

Washington: A new study now finds that mindfulness meditation is a promising option for easing chronic pain. The research, based…

Study finds statin therapy reduces cardiovascular disease risk in older people

Washington: A new study now finds that statin therapy reduces risk of cardiovascular disease in older people. The study saw…

New copper implant to treat bone infection sans antibiotics

London: Researchers have developed a new copper implant that could help treat difficult-to-treat bone infection, without using antibiotics, finds a…