Researchers have said that a lesser menstrual cycle over the lifespan as well as earlier menopause could be the reason why women are more vulnerable to the risk of depression.
A new study has revealed that women should not take certain antibiotics during their preganancy as it increases the risk of major birth defects in newborn.
According to the Word Health Organisation (WHO), the risk of Hepatitis A is associated with lack of safe water, poor sanitation and hygiene.
The fact, also supported by the Protein Foods Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI), makes it necessary for people to have extra intake of protein-related food since vegetarian diets alone would not fulfill the protein requirement of the body.
The UK's University of Sheffield scientists identified that tuning up the activity pathway of the DNA's natural repair toolkit ? which normally helps to restore breakages in genetic material - could help to prevent the death of nerve cells which trigger neurological diseases.
According to researchers, low doses of anxiolytic drugs - such as diazepam (Valium) - can ameliorate (make something better) this effect by increasing the activity of mitochondria in the neurons of the brain pathway associated with motivation and reward.
World's first bilateral hand and forearm transplantation in Harvey that heralded a revolution in transplant medicine, has been declared a success, scientists confirmed in notes that have appeared in the prestigious journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health.
Adolescence and young adulthood are periods of continued biological and psychosocial maturation.
Several diseases specific to South Asian populations had been identified in the past, but the genetic causes of the vast majority remained largely mysterious.
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As per reports, the girl from Purulia was initially brought to Bankura Sammilani Medical College by her mother.
Doctors at the Saifee Hospital here successfully conducted robotic kidney cancer surgery on a patient who had previously undergone a kidney transplant, the hospital said on Tuesday.
Shigeaki Hinohara was one of the longest-serving doctors in the world.
Mohammad Sabuz has seen the tumour grow every day since he was born.
The device can help diagnose the disease just by detecting tumour cells in blood.
The findings showed that women who on an average did 60-120 seconds of running per day had four per cent better bone health than those who did less than a minute, while those who ran for more than two minutes a day, had six per cent better bone health.
Ayurvedic medicine has a very holistic approach to diet and food as whatever we eat is extremely important for keeping the mind and body healthy.
The rise in cases of influenza has been a cause of worry, especially during the monsoon season, for the civic health officials.
While antiviral drugs are often prescribed for treating swine flu, you can some steps to help ease the symptoms of any type of flu, including the H1N1 virus.
The study involving 89 healthy adults living in Changsha City of China for one year showed blood platelet activation and an increase in blood pressure, suggesting a possible mechanism by which ozone may affect cardiovascular health.
Researchers found that those people with higher levels of DKK3 were less likely to develop atherosclerosis or to die from a heart attack or stroke.
26-year-old Zoe Buxton and Lucy Fretwell are one of just three twins across the globe to have the rare condition.
As the condition was progressing with time, deformity correction and spinal fusion surgery was performed with the help of neuromonitoring and spinal navigation.
It is one of the special provisions formulated for patients aged 80 and above under the scheme, according to an office memorandum issued to all CGHS wellness centres.
The study, one of the largest of its kind, used tests from the online cognitive test systems to assess core aspects of brain function.
Researchers from Wisconsin University in the US also found that African American experienced 60 percent more stressful events than white people during their lifetimes.
According to Central Government data, 15 percent deaths in children below 5 years of age is due to pneumonia in India.
Researchers enrolled 8,701 people to examine the association between physical injury or acute exposure to the dust cloud on the morning of September 11, 2001, and chronic disease up to 10 to 11 years later.
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