Tag: Patients

8 of 10 people unaware of having cancer risk genes

New York: Due to the absence of routine screening, more than 80 per cent of people are unaware of their…

Caffeine may help individuals with kidney ailments live longer

Washington: Turns out, consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. In…

Patients want more information about their medicine

Washington: According to a recent study, patients are looking for more information on the medicines they're prescribed and want a…

Similar changes in patients with ADHD and emotional instability

Washington: A new study has found that in both Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and emotional instability disorders, the brain exhibits similar…

New AI model helps assess brain injury in patients

Beijing: Chinese researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) model with medical imaging that would help determine whether patients with…

Hypertensive patients prefer medication to cutting salt

Washington: Turns out, patients with high blood pressure depend on medication to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke…

‘Heart patients should give birth before 40 weeks’

London: Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation, beyond that harm can…

Study highlights risks for intensive blood pressure control

Washington: Efforts to reduce blood pressures for patients with hypertension is an important factor in reducing the risk of heart…

Dengue claims 41 lives in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lankan health authorities on Friday said 41 people had died and over 36,000 were infected by dengue across…

Non-invasive eye test may offer early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

New York: Researchers, including one of Indian origin, are developing a non-invasive eye test which may one day help detect…

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

New York: Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of…

Link between palliative care and suicide risk in cancer patients

Washington: Palliative care is associated with a reduced risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, a…

CLL patients at higher risk of melanoma

Washington: Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form…

Statins can treat lung disease too

New York: People suffering with severe lung disease could also be effectively treated by orally taking statins that help lower…

How weight loss can help stop Type-2 diabetes

London: Losing weight can lead to an early and sustained improvement in the functioning of pancreatic beta cells, which can…

Insulin resistance may go undetected in non-diabetics with Parkinson’s

Washington: A new research has found that the resistance to insulin amongst non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a…

Regular sauna bath safe for heart disease patients: Study

London: Regularly indulging in sauna bathing can be safe and can even be used in patients with stable cardiovascular disease,…

Frailty may be more deadly in younger heart patients

Washington: Frailty is often thought to be a syndrome of the elderly, which comes as a natural and inevitable side-effect…

Adrenaline medication may double brain damage risk: Study

London: Using adrenaline medication to restart the heart, during a cardiac arrest event, may double the risk of severe brain…

Eat dinner before 9 pm to lower risk of breast and prostate cancer

London: Having your last meal before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to bed could lower the…