Major NCDs including cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and cancers are primarily caused by exposure to tobacco, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, and very little exercise.
The surgery was performed using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), a surgical technique that involves reduction of body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius
Made up of a biocompatible hydrogel and magnetic nanoparticles, these microbots can move and swim inside the patient's body when an electromagnetic field is applied, accoding to the researchers from Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne, Switzerland who developed bio-inspired robots that looks and moves like a bacterium.
Microneedles are designed to puncture the outer layer of skin, which acts as a protective shield, but not the next layers of epidermis and the dermis, which house nerves, blood vessels and active immune cells.
The condition can cause infants to tremble, struggle to eat and often choke during feeds.
Panic attacks can strike at any time as they typically occur without any warning.
In people with Alzheimer's, Amyloid-beta (Abeta) proteins stick together to make amyloid fibrils which form clumps between neurons in the brain.
Although MS can occur in young children and older odults, the condition most commonly affects people between the ages of 20 and 50.
Those suffering from it, complain of differing symptoms, however, one thing remains the same – discomfort.
A Singapore-based start up has developed a robotic massage therapist that may help relieve muscle strains and injuries.
A team of researchers have developed neuroprotective compounds that may help prevent the development of epilepsy in humans.
Glaucoma is thought to be a disease in which the optic nerve sustains damage due to increased eye pressure, resulting in a restricted visual field.
Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, which is present in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin is a component of milk thistle, which has been used to treat liver disease.
Colon cancer is usually caused by lifestyle factors, such as sedentry lifestyle and diet. The researchers found that combination of two plant compounds that have medicinal properties - curcumin and silymarin - holds promise in treating colon cancer.
Scientists have designed a new protein to understand the reason that leads to death of nerve cells in people suffering from Alzheimer's, an advance that can help cure the disease.
A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.
A simple and inexpensive "behavioural activation" therapy that can be delivered by non-specialist staff with minimal training at a far less cost is as effective at treating depression in adults as the gold-standard cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a study suggests.
Fighting back tears of joy and excitement, Chris said: “They look absolutely tremendous."
Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito, responsible for over 1,700 cases of microcephaly in newborns in the South American country since October 2015.
A new study led by researchers have found the evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and even the forms of HIV, can infect human cells.
The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to set up a medical board at KEM Hospital in Mumbai to examine the rape victim seeking termination of her 24-week-old pregnancy on grounds of an abnormal foetus and submit a report on Monday.
With more than one million cases of cancer being diagnosed every year in India, the government should set up low-cost treatment cell for those who fall below poverty line, said NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant at the third Onco Summit India here on Friday.
Though China has achieved a number of milestones in healthcare advancement over the past three decades, further reforms are urgently needed, said a new report by WHO, the World Bank and the Chinese government, released in Beijing on Friday.
Men often lose their confidence when they start losing their hair and eventually go bald.
The findings showed that although cigarette smoking was linked to an increased risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage among both sexes, women faced the highest risk.
Previous research has shown that tobacco dependence and alcohol consumption are closely related.
Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to avoid early preferences for sweet foods.
It says that strong, healthy hair also adds some kind of personality to your outlook. Whereas, a bad hair day can seriously affect a person's self esteem.
The researchers found that the SIV ancestor of HIV-1 M - the strain responsible for the global HIV pandemic - and another ancestral strain of HIV found only among residents of Cameroon can jump from animals to humans.
Scientists found that while mosquitoes have a taste for humans, they tend to avoid chickens and other birds due to their smell, thereby protecting humans from mosquito-transmitted diseases
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