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Bolivian women use Aymara weaving to help patch holes in hearts

Bolivian women use Aymara weaving to help patch holes in hearts

A team of Bolivian women are using indigenous Aymara weaving patterns to craft devices that can help repair heart defects, doctors involved in develop...

Ten essential oils to relieve a cough

Ten essential oils to relieve a cough

Research has shown that using a nasal spray containing a blend of eucalyptus, peppermint, oregano, and rosemary extracts can improve a sore throat, ho...

Gout drug increases death risk in heart patients

Gout drug increases death risk in heart patients

Gout sufferers with major pre-existing heart disease face a higher risk of death if they are treated with the drug febuxostat, a large long-term study...

Muscle wasting in old age may be reversed: study

Muscle wasting in old age may be reversed: study

Scientists have found why people experience muscle loss in old age, an advance that may pave the way for reversing the condition in the future.As peop...

'Sleep spindles' key to boosting memory: study

Sleep spindles or bursts of brain activity while we are asleep play a vital role in strengthening new memories, say researchers who found a way to dec...

New preventative drug could millions from hearing loss

New preventative drug could millions from hearing loss

Inhibiting an enzyme called cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) can save the hearing of millions of people around the world, a study has found.According ...

10 minutes of exercise enough to boost brain

10 minutes of exercise enough to boost brain

Over recent years, there has been great interest in the relationship between physical activity and mental acuity. It is becoming ever clearer that the...

Childhood exposure to violence may lead to psychiatric disorders, says study

Childhood exposure to violence may lead to psychiatric disorders, says study

Study shows experiencing traumatic event are associated with depression, anxiety and attention-deficit hyperactivity.Exposure to violence during child...

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Here's why the Spanish flu is deadlier than World War I

Paris : The Spanish flu outbreak 100 years ago is the modern world's deadliest epidemic, its toll of more than 50 million surpassing that of World War...

Stress is contagious:Study

Stress is contagious:Study

If your partner is stressed, the chances are high that you may suffer stress too, say, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who have found tha...

Smoking on the rise among young Indian women: Assocham

Smoking on the rise among young Indian women: Assocham

Casual and social smoking is on the rise among young working women across metropolitan cities in India, an Assocham report said on Thursday. "Of the t...

Regular exercise slows down ageing: study

Regular exercise slows down ageing: study

Regular exercise for a lifetime can slow down the ageing process and help in keeping the body active, a study claims.Researchers assessed the health o...

Moderate blood sugar level recommended for Type 2 diabetic patients

Moderate blood sugar level recommended for Type 2 diabetic patients

Moderate blood sugar levels are recommended for patients with Type 2 diabetes, as per a new research.Conducted by the American College of Physicians, ...

Wearing helmet may reduce spine injury risk during crash

Wearing helmet may reduce spine injury risk during crash

New York : Helmet usage while riding a motorcycle lowers the likelihood of cervical spine injury (CSI), particularly fractures of the cervical vertebr...

Strong relationships in midlife may counter health effects of childhood abuse

Strong relationships in midlife may counter health effects of childhood abuse

New York : A strong and supportive relationship in midlife may act as a buffer against the poor health outcomes as well as premature mortality risk in...

Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake: Study

Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake: Study

If you tend to consume a healthy diet just to thwart the effects of high salt intake, think twice. A diet rich in fruits, whole grains and green leafy...

Meditation beats stress levels; reduces cardiovascular disease risk: Study

Meditation beats stress levels; reduces cardiovascular disease risk: Study

A team of two scientists have provided some handy tips to help the people to regularly do meditation in order to beat the stress levels.Various past s...

Kids with very low birth weight have increased risk of heart disease

Kids with very low birth weight have increased risk of heart disease

London : Children with a birth weight under 2.5 kgs may be at increased risk of becoming underweight and can experience cognitive difficulties as well...

Great Recession led to rise in obesity,diabetes: study

Great Recession led to rise in obesity,diabetes: study

The Great Recession of 2008 that severely affected the world economy also resulted in changes to people's health behaviour, with a significant increas...

Listening to music while exercising boosts endurance

Listening to music while exercising boosts endurance

A new study now finds that listening to music while exercising really does boost endurance.Doctors have found that people who listen to upbeat music t...

Study reveals there are five distinct types of diabetes

Study reveals there are five distinct types of diabetes

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately pr...

Common anti-inflammatory drug may have highly beneficial effects on type-2 diabetes sufferers

Common anti-inflammatory drug may have highly beneficial effects on type-2 diabetes sufferers

The growing concern of type-2 diabetes needs no introduction - so, identifying a drug that is already in circulation that might help to fight the cond...

Fish could help reduce multiple sclerosis risk: Study

Fish could help reduce multiple sclerosis risk: Study

The study found people who ate fish once a week had a 45% reduced risk of developing MS.A new study has found fish can decreases your chances of devel...

Eating walnuts, almonds may help fight colon cancer: study

Eating walnuts, almonds may help fight colon cancer: study

People with colon cancer who regularly eat almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews are at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality ...

Lithium treatment for bipolar disorder linked to lowest risk of rehospitalization

Lithium treatment for bipolar disorder linked to lowest risk of rehospitalization

Individuals with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of rehospitalisation if treated with lithium, according to a study from Karolinska Institute in...

From turmeric to a healthy diet:  5 home remedies to get rid of white tongue

From turmeric to a healthy diet: 5 home remedies to get rid of white tongue

Furry tongue is a common name given to the condition when your tongue has a white, coated layer on it. Normally, our tongue is covered with filiform p...

New smart lens for diabetics can monitor blood sugar levels

New smart lens for diabetics can monitor blood sugar levels

Scientists have developed a smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels from tears in the eye in patients with diabetes, spelling an end fo...

Scientists develop wearable sensors to speed up recovery of stroke patients

Scientists develop wearable sensors to speed up recovery of stroke patients

London: Scientists are developing novel wearable sensors that could help speed up the recovery of stroke patients.The sensors send information to doct...

Know about asthma, allergies and how the conditions can be treated

Know about asthma, allergies and how the conditions can be treated

Researchers have discovered a receptor that protects humans against allergies and asthma. According to a study conducted at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sc...

Anxiety may help people remember things better: study

Anxiety may help people remember things better: study

Manageable levels of anxiety can actually help you remember more details of an event, a study claims.The study of 80 undergraduate students also found...

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