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Omega-3 not as beneficial for dry eye disease as believed: Study

Omega-3 not as beneficial for dry eye disease as believed: Study

Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish-derived supplements and commonly used to treat dry eye disease is no more effective than placebo at alleviating the condition, a new clinical trial shows.

Apr 16, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk

High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk

Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Even low doses of certain iron supplements can develop colon cancer

Even low doses of certain iron supplements can develop colon cancer

Certain iron supplements may influence the development of colon cancer, a new research has found.

Apr 13, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
New product may cure dental cavities

New product may cure dental cavities

Scientists have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.

Apr 13, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Punjab model to cure hepatitis C infection

Punjab model to cure hepatitis C infection

A decentralised care and the provision of free direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) can produce high rates of cure among people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, according to a large-scale

Apr 13, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
This is how you can make your teenager gets enough sleep

This is how you can make your teenager gets enough sleep

 Increasing academic pressure has increased the time Indian students spend at school or engaged in academic work at home.

Apr 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Want to reverse ageing? Drink these homemade juices to stay young forever

Want to reverse ageing? Drink these homemade juices to stay young forever

Ageing is a natural process that can't be stopped but you can try slowing down its effects by making positive lifestyle choices.

Apr 13, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk: Study

Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk: Study

Sitting for too long may increase the risk of dementia in middle-aged adults, according to scientists, including one of Indian origin.

Apr 13, 2018, 13:22 PM IST
Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst decoded

Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst decoded

Scientists have identified a hormone that acts on the brain to stimulate thirst in response to sugar and alcohol, thereby preventing dehydration.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
How office colleagues helped save brain stroke patient

How office colleagues helped save brain stroke patient

At a time of growing distrust and general indifference to human suffering, doctors at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital here on Thursday noted how prompt action of office colleague in one instance and of

Apr 13, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Mystery behind rare bone disorder cracked

Mystery behind rare bone disorder cracked

A new research has found that a certain gene mutation causes ‘dripping candle wax’ bone disease. 

Apr 13, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Viagra may have the potential to fight cancer

Viagra may have the potential to fight cancer

Viagra may have the potential to fight cancer, according to a new study. 

Apr 13, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria

Novel bed net provides greater protection against malaria

A new kind of bed net can emerge as a potent weapon against malaria as a two-year trial involving more than 15,000 children has shown that it can significantly increase protection against the

Apr 13, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps relieve stress and anxiety in young children, improving their wellbeing and emotional health, a study has found.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
This tiny injectable sensor may help curb alcohol abuse

This tiny injectable sensor may help curb alcohol abuse

Scientists have come up with a novel tiny, ultra-low power chip that can be injected just under the surface of the skin to continuously monitor patients of substance abuse.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Good cholesterol may increase the risk of gastro, pneumonia: Study

Good cholesterol may increase the risk of gastro, pneumonia: Study

A new study has revealed that variations in the good cholesterol levels may up the risk of developing infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia.

Apr 12, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems.

Apr 12, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Here's why you need to detox your body

Here's why you need to detox your body

Nowadays, many people are opting for detox programs as it helps to get rid of all the toxins from the body and also makes sure you lose weight.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:17 PM IST
'Night owls' at greater risk of dying sooner

'Night owls' at greater risk of dying sooner

If you are a "night owl", or one of those who like to stay up late and have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, there is some bad news.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Menopause symptoms may increase the risk cardiovascular disease

Menopause symptoms may increase the risk cardiovascular disease

A new study has revealed that severe menopausal symptoms such as sleep disturbance, hot flashes and depression, may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Apr 12, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

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