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CT scans may increase brain cancer risk

CT scans may increase brain cancer risk

CT scans are sometimes used to identify conditions associated with an increased tumour risk.

Jul 20, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Therapy dogs may help treat ADHD symptoms: Study

Therapy dogs may help treat ADHD symptoms: Study

A therapy dog is trained to provide affection, comfort and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, and schools.

Jul 19, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Smartphone use may increase ADHD risk in teens

Smartphone use may increase ADHD risk in teens

The findings have ramifications for parents, schools, technology companies and paediatricians concerned that tech-dependent teens are driven to distraction or worse.

Jul 18, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Smelling coffee may boost your analytical skills for GMAT

Smelling coffee may boost your analytical skills for GMAT

The scent of coffee will make you alert and energetic, according to this new study.

Jul 18, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Eat dinner before 9 pm to lower risk of breast and prostate cancer

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

For the study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, the team analysed data from 621 cases of prostate cancer and 1,205 cases of breast cancer, as well as 872 male and 1,321 female

Jul 18, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

Of all the cells in the body, the male germ cell is the most vulnerable to oxidative stress.

Jun 10, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

In a first, US scientists have grown miniature human brains or human brain organoids, in the skulls of mice, a breakthrough that could boost stem cell research as well as provide insight into

Apr 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

Kale, beetroot: Nutritious ingredients for healthy food

With people becoming more health conscious, several restaurants have started introducing dishes with healthy ingredients like kale, beetroot and quinoa. These dishes offer wholesome goodness as it

Apr 20, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Just one concussion may up Parkinson's risk: Study

Just one concussion may up Parkinson's risk: Study

Suffering from just one mild concussion can increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by 56 percent, a new study of over 300,000 people has found.

Apr 19, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
Gene therapy for blood disorder may be effective

Gene therapy for blood disorder may be effective

Gene therapy for patients with a severe form of the blood disorder beta-thalassemia could be safe and effective as well as end the need for transfusions, results from the clinical trials show.

Apr 19, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
World Liver Day 2018: Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy

World Liver Day 2018: Eat these foods to keep your liver healthy

Every year on April 19, World Liver Day is observed across the globe to spread awareness about liver related disease. 

Apr 19, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study.

Apr 19, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study of nearly 70,00

Apr 19, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

Apr 19, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Monthly dose of new antibody may halve migraine attacks

Monthly dose of new antibody may halve migraine attacks

In a breakthrough, scientists have found an antibody, a monthly dose of which could halve the number of debilitating attacks of migraine on patients who have exhausted all other treatments.

Apr 19, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
New app to help track diabetes in rural India

New app to help track diabetes in rural India

Researchers have developed an innovative smartphone app that could enable community health workers track the growing burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, especially in the rural

Apr 19, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
10-year-old Chinese boy receives world’s first 3D-printed jaw transplant

10-year-old Chinese boy receives world’s first 3D-printed jaw transplant

A 10-year-old boy named Feng Chuanzhong from China became the first child patient in the world to receive 3D-printed jaw transplant.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

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