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Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

A new study has revealed that obesity increases the risk of developing cancer in young adults. Obesity often leads to cancer in older adults, but now it has increased in young adults.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Doctors successfully remove 13 kg tumour from 63-year-old man's abdomen

Doctors successfully remove 13 kg tumour from 63-year-old man's abdomen

 A team of doctors in New Jersey successfully removed a tumour weighing 13-kilogram from the 63-year-old man's stomach. 

Mar 27, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Researchers has found that consuming more foods with choline during pregnancy may boost metabolism and brain development of babies.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
This new drug may stop cancer-causing gene in its tracks

This new drug may stop cancer-causing gene in its tracks

The drug I-BET-762 was found showing signs of significantly delaying the development of existing breast and lung cancers by zeroing in on how a cancerous gene, called c-Myc, acts.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

The study follows earlier research that shows the drug given as an intravenous therapy reduces inflammation in stroke and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Knee pain can lead to symptoms of depression: Study

Knee pain can lead to symptoms of depression: Study

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide.

Mar 27, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
IIT-Hyderabad to research on how ageing conceptualised in IVF

IIT-Hyderabad to research on how ageing conceptualised in IVF

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) will undertake a study on the ways in which ageing is conceptualised within in-vitro fertilization (IVF) by researching on elderly couples

Mar 27, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Bedside chart can reduce cancer patient's pain: Study

Bedside chart can reduce cancer patient's pain: Study

A new study has found that patients suffering from cancer can ease their unbearable pain by using a simple pen and paper bedside chart.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Combat bad breath with natural mouthwashes

Combat bad breath with natural mouthwashes

Get your hands on natural mouthwashes like cinnamon and clove which are alcohol-free, easy to prepare and don't cost much, say experts.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Numerous, common chemicals can interfere with normal thyroid hormone actions, which are essential for normal brain development in foetuses and young children, they say.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Glyphosate levels linked to shortened pregnancy length

Glyphosate levels linked to shortened pregnancy length

Researchers have found that glyphosate levels -- a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant -- are significantly correlated with shortened pregnancy lengths.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
This new antibiotic may help fight superbug infection

This new antibiotic may help fight superbug infection

Researchers successfully created a simplified, synthesised form of "teixobactin" -- a natural antibiotic capable of killing superbugs, discovered by US scientists in soil samples in 2015.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring, according to the study.

Mar 26, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
One-third women in rural India unaware of breast cancer: Study

One-third women in rural India unaware of breast cancer: Study

The findings showed that as many as 90 percent of the women in rural areas are unaware of the possibility of self-examination of their own breasts.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Here's what you can do to prevent the disease

World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Here's what you can do to prevent the disease

It is an event designed to build public awareness about the epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Mumbai doctors remove 2,350 stones from 50-year-old woman's gallbladder

Mumbai doctors remove 2,350 stones from 50-year-old woman's gallbladder

The team of doctors who performed the 30-minute surgery under the supervision of laproscopic surgeon Dr BC Shah, were left baffled after they counted the number of stones removed.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of kidney disease, failure

Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of kidney disease, failure

Obesity is a condition involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of developing serious health problems such as blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases and Type-2 diabetes.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Tourette Syndrome: All you need to know about Rani Mukerji's condition in Hichki

Tourette Syndrome: All you need to know about Rani Mukerji's condition in Hichki

After a long break, Rani Mukherjee is back on the celluloid with her latest movie Hichki. In the film, she plays a teacher, who is suffering from a disorder called Tourette syndrome.

Mar 23, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
Nutrient supplements, along with treatment may cut schizophrenia symptoms

Nutrient supplements, along with treatment may cut schizophrenia symptoms

The findings showed that consuming four grams of Taurine -- an amino-acid, found in foods such as shellfish and turkey -- per day reduced psychotic symptoms within just 12 weeks.

Mar 23, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Planning to stop your exercise? It could elevate depressive symptoms

Planning to stop your exercise? It could elevate depressive symptoms

There is limited research into what happens with depressive symptoms when exercise is stopped.

Mar 23, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

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