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Some contraceptive pills may cut ovarian cancer risk: study

Some contraceptive pills may cut ovarian cancer risk: study

London: New types of combined oral contraceptives — containing both oestrogens and progestogens may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in young women, ...

Scientists develop drug that could treat Parkinson

Scientists develop drug that could treat Parkinson's disease

Washington D.C. - In the wake of media and public reports about increased mortality, researchers found a new drug for treating Parkinson's disease psy...

Man asks for biryani before getting stomach removed in Dubai

Man asks for biryani before getting stomach removed in Dubai

The engineer needed to make a choice - choose a life without a stomach or die from stomach cancer.Ghulam Abbas' last wish before the surgery, that wou...

New study finds the brain develops differently in premature boys and girls

New study finds the brain develops differently in premature boys and girls

Washington: Turns out, brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature infant girls' brains, a new stud...

New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies

New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies

NEW YORK: Researchers have developed a novel blood test for pregnant mothers that can, with nearly 90 per cent accuracy rate, predict the probability ...

TB remains world

TB remains world's deadliest infectious disease: WHO

Geneva: Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million tuberculosis (...

Aspirin can increase bleeding and does not reduce risk of heart attacks: study

Aspirin can increase bleeding and does not reduce risk of heart attacks: study

A new study has found a daily dose of aspirin can be harmful, the Daily Mail reported.Dr Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Ageing (...

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents: Study

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents: Study

Low fitness may indicate poor arterial health in adolescents, according to a study.The University of Jyvaskyla study also suggests that a higher anaer...

How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved.Unhealthy lifestyles put four i...

How olive oil could prevent heart attacks and strokes

How olive oil could prevent heart attacks and strokes

Turns out, food high in unsaturated fat may protect against cardiovascular diseases.Levels of ApoA-IV increase after the digestion of foods, particula...

Link between better sleep quality and healthy diet

Link between better sleep quality and healthy diet

Sleep quality is positively associated with adherence to a healthy diet called Mediterranean diet.Some aspects of the Mediterranean diet may promote b...

Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer: study

Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer: study

People with advanced cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may need to be watched for liver cancer, a large U.S. study suggests.Fatty live...

National Nutrition Month being celebrated across country

National Nutrition Month being celebrated across country

The National Nutrition Month is being celebrated across the country to mark the fight against malnutrition. During this month, various programmes have...

Amazonian fruit may help fight obesity and metabolic diseases: study

Amazonian fruit may help fight obesity and metabolic diseases: study

Toronto: An extract of camu camu - a fruit native to the Amazon - may help fight obesity and metabolic disease, a study conducted in mice suggests.The...

Change your breakfast and dinner timings to reduce fat

Change your breakfast and dinner timings to reduce fat

Turns out, modest changes in breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat.During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted feeding' (a form of intermitten...

NephroPlus launches painless dialysis technique

NephroPlus launches painless dialysis technique

Dialysis centre network NephroPlus on Tuesday introduced what it called the first-of-its-kind buttonhole needles for painless dialysis for patients ac...

Heart attack risk alarmingly high for middle-aged adults with depression: study

Heart attack risk alarmingly high for middle-aged adults with depression: study

Middle-aged adults battling anxiety or depression have a 45% risk of having a heart attack or stroke, a new study warns.The findings, by Scottish and ...

Almonds can help improve blood sugar levels despite skipping breakfast

Almonds can help improve blood sugar levels despite skipping breakfast

Skipping breakfast is not advisable when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet for overall well being. But there are ways to make up for it and it’s ...

AI system can identify cancer tumours better than humans

AI system can identify cancer tumours better than humans

Washington: Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can accurately detect tiny specks of lung cancer in CT scans, which radio...

Air pollution shorterns life by more than one year in India: study

Air pollution shorterns life by more than one year in India: study

New York: If air pollution were removed as a risk for death, people in the world could live at least a year longer and in India, which is battling a s...

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Washington: Turns out, studying about the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in fat metabolism might help to explore alternative ways to contr...

An egg a day could significantly reduce heart disease risk: study

An egg a day could significantly reduce heart disease risk: study

Beijing: People who consume an egg a day may have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to a study carried out in China.Car...

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men: study

Low-calorie diet may be more beneficial for men: study

Men who have a low-calorie diet are likely to lose significantly more body weight than women, a new study has found.The researchers, from the Universi...

Platelets kill up to 60% of malaria parasites: Study

Platelets kill up to 60% of malaria parasites: Study

Platelets found in the blood are the first line of defence in patients with malaria, killing up to 60 per cent of the malarial parasites circulating i...

Researchers develop antibodies against 3 Ebola viruses

Researchers develop antibodies against 3 Ebola viruses

Washington: Finally, anti-bodies to three major Ebola viruses have now been developed.Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are a step c...

Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes: study

Being inactive could lead to type 2 diabetes: study

Washington: Inactivity for two straight weeks among older overweight people increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.Not only did an abrupt, brief period...

Scientist develop magnetic surgical cement to heal spinal fractures: Study

Scientist develop magnetic surgical cement to heal spinal fractures: Study

Washington: Scientists have developed a magnetised surgical cement that can be used to heal spinal fractures, and deliver drugs to hard-to-reach areas...

Heartburn: What you need to know the Risk & Remedies

Heartburn: What you need to know the Risk & Remedies

Heartburn occurs when gastric contents flow backward from the stomach into the esophagus causing an unsettling and burning sensation behind the sternu...

Exercise may cut chronic disease risk in older adults: Study

Exercise may cut chronic disease risk in older adults: Study

Older adults who exercise above the current recommended levels may have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease as compared to those who do not e...

First new malaria treatment in decades receives green light

First new malaria treatment in decades receives green light

For the first time in more than 60 years there is a new treatment for malaria caused by the P. vivax parasite. Most cases of this type of malaria are ...

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