Health

  • Researchers examine consequences of fungal infection in brain

    Washington: To study the short-term consequences of fungal infections, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a mouse model. They report the unexpected finding that the common yeast Candida albicans, a…

  • Youngsters who inflict self-harm more likely to commit crimes

    Washington: According to a new research from the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, youngsters who inflict self-harm are three times more likely to commit violent crime than those…

  • Planting hedges could help curb air pollution

    Washington: Outdoor pollution has become a menace, having risen at an alarming rate in the past few years. Now, according to a study, planting hedges, or a combination of trees with hedges,…

  • Slow down skin ageing

    New Delhi:The health of your skin mirrors the health of your body. With a healthy diet and proper lifestyle, you can delay ageing, say experts. As a person ages, the skin goes…

  • Obesity can cut short your dog’s lives

    London: If you thought that obesity affects only humans, you may be wrong. It can also shorten lives of your canine friends, finds a research. The research, from the University of Liverpool…

  • Common food additive could cause celiac disease

    Washington: A common food additive, according to researchers, could cause and trigger Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder where gluten causes the immune system to attack the gut. They have also called for…

  • Bulldog screw tails linked to human genetic disease

    Washington: Bulldogs and their French counterparts are among the most popular of dog breeds around the world. Now researchers from the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine have found the…

  • How safe are ADHD drugs for children?

    Washington: A new study now suggests that drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are unlikely to cause cardiac damage in children who take them. The study, conducted at the University at…

  • This implantable device uses light to treat bladder problems

    New York: Researchers have developed a tiny, implantable device that may one day help people, who suffer from urinary incontinence, bypass the need for medication or electronic stimulators. The device, developed by…

  • Can parents’ job stress affect kid’s health?

    New York: Besides economic resources, parents’ autonomy in the workplace can help boost the health of their children, suggests a research. While it was long known that sick children can affect a…

  • Swine flu claims two lives in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Two people died of swine flu on Thursday in Rajasthan while a total of 44 new cases tested positive in the state, health officials said here. According to Health Department officials,…

  • 5-10 servings of fruits, veggies daily may cut diabetes risk

    New York: Want to restore the level of antioxidants — key to ward off heart disease and Type-2 diabetes — that you lost due to high consumption of fat rich-food in the…

  • Hearing loss raises depression risk in elderly

    New York: Older adults with age-related hearing loss are more likely to have greater risk of depressive symptoms, finds a study. The researchers, from the Columbia University in the US, found that…

  • Cerebral palsy can increase risk of developing depression

    Washington: The risk of developing depression and anxiety is higher among adults with cerebral palsy as compared to their peers without the condition, according to a study. The findings have appeared in…

  • Over 600 cases of Ebola detected in Congo

    Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Health revealed that over 600 cases of Ebola virus have been detected in the region since the outbreak of the disease in August last year.…

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