Category: Health

Childhood violence may spur puberty, depression: Study

New York: Children who are exposed to violence such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse are more likely to experience…

New ‘bandage’ contact lens aims to boost corneal treatment

Sydney: Australian researchers have developed a new therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries, an…

Tennis elbow treatments provide little to no benefit: Study

Washington D.C. : Findings of a recent meta-analysis has found that treatments for tennis elbow do not provide much benefit.…

Good sleep leads to better recovery after sports-related concussion

Washington D.C.: According to a recent study, young athletes who have good sleep after sustaining a concussion are more likely…

Father’s age may up infant’s health issues at birth

New York: While women, for years, have been encouraged not to put off having children until their late thirties and…

Scientists discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

Washington: In a latest study, scientists have discovered a biomarker which can aid doctors in diagnosing at-risk patients before heart…

Health expert recommends this lung tea to overcome rising air pollution

Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's…

Coffee lovers! Your hot brew has higher antioxidant levels

Washington: Love your hot cuppa coffee? Turns out, hot brew coffee has higher levels of antioxidants than cold brew. Researchers…

Adding cottonseed oil to your diet can lower cholesterol, finds study

Washington: Cottonseed can drastically improve cholesterol profiles in young adult men, a recent study suggests. The researchers conducted a five-day…

Inflammation can lead to sleep disorder: Study

Washington: Inflammation has unexpected effects on body clock functioning and can also lead to sleep disorders, a recent study suggests.…

Early antibiotic exposure linked to weight gain in children

Washington: A recent study has found that antibiotics may promote weight gain in young children. The findings appear in the…

Can fermented dairy products protect against heart attacks?

Washington: Eating plenty of fermented dairy products - including cheese, yoghurt, sour milk - could protect you against heart attacks,…

Becoming more sensitive to pain increases risk of persistent knee pain

Washington: According to a new study becoming more sensitive to pain, or pain sensitization, is an important risk factor for…

Vegan diet linked to reduced Type-2 diabetes risk: Study

London: A vegan diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and seeds, with few animal products, is linked to a…

Here’s how Vitamin D is related to cardiorespiratory fitness

Washington: Did you know? Vitamin D levels in the blood are linked to your exercise capacity. It is well established…

Radiation therapy cuts low risk of recurrence of breast cancer

Washington: According to a recent study, a subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer…

Exercise may prevent fall risk for older adults with Alzheimer’s

Washington: A new study has suggested that exercise may decrease the risk of falling for older adults who have Alzheimer's…

Novel vaccine may reduce post-stroke blood clot risk

Tokyo: Researchers have tested a vaccine, S100A9, that may be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk…

Bigger brain? Likely to suffer from this dangerous disease: Research

London: Having a bigger brain is directly associated with higher risk of brain cancer, says a new research. The study…

Swine flu kills 1 in Meghalaya

Shillong: A woman died here due to swine flu, while another was still under observation, a health official said on…