Tag: Patients

New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have shown that a new class of sleeping pill that preserves the ability to wake in response…

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

New York: Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of…

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…

Low Vitamin D intake found in asthma patients

Washington: The recent research has found a reduced Vitamin D intake in occupational asthma patients. Previously, Vitamin D intake was…

Short-height people in ICU at increased death risk

Toronto: Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) who are shorter in height are more likely to die in hospital than…

Fish skin cheaper, less painful in treating burns than bandages: Scientist

London: Using fish skin to heal burns can be cheaper and less painful than bandages, says a scientist. Using the…

Antibiotic overuse is high in common urology procedures: Study

New York: Antibiotics are being overused in patients undergoing common urological procedures, which exposes them to potential harm including an…

New drug offers hope for bone marrow cancer patients

London: A therapeutic drug has been found to improve outcomes and survival rates for patients with a serious type of…

11 killed due to food poisoning in Karnataka

Chamarajanagar: As many as 11 people have died and more than 50 others were hospitalised on Friday after consuming 'prasad'…

Regular flu shots might save heart failure patients

London: Annual flu vaccination is regarded as a safe and low-cost way to improve survival rate among elderly heart failure…

Targeted cognitive training beneficial for patients with schizophrenia

Washington: According to a recent study, targeted cognitive training (TCT) may benefit people with severe schizophrenia. The study was published…

Here’s why patients lie to their doctors

Washington: We are all guilty of lying to our doctors. When the doctor asks us things like, how often we…

Antioxidants may prevent cognitive deficits in diabetics

London: Regular consumption of antioxidants may help reduce cognitive difficulties in patients suffering from diabetes, suggests a study conducted on…

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

Washington: According to a new study, for patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication…

Women with rare cancer mutations likely to develop interval breast cancers

Washington: According to a recent study, the presence of common breast cancer mutations are not only indicative of increased breast…

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…

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Washington: According to the findings of a recent research, acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of…

Immunotherapy plus chemo extends life of breast cancer patients

London: A treatment regime combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy can help tune the body's immune system to attack an aggressive type…

Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study

Toronto: Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about…

Despite crisis, patients take opioids after surgery

Washington: Even with concerns about addiction, side effects and the other risks of opioids are dominating headlines. A study found…