Undiagnosed asthma higher among rural girls

 Teenaged girls who live in rural areas are more likely to have undiagnosed asthma than their male counterparts and very often are also at a higher risk of depression, says a study.

High milk intake may be associated with more fractures, death rates

A new study has found that contrary to the belief that milk helps reduce the risk of fractures, it actually may be linked to high fracture and mortality rate.

Breastfeeding lowers risk of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases in kids

A new study has found that young adults who were breastfed for three months or more as babies have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Chronic inflammation associated with aggressive prostate cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue has been found to be linked with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Shiftworkers likelier to have diets that promote chronic inflammation

Researchers have suggested that people who do shiftwork are more likely to have a diet that promotes chronic inflammation.

Blocking key molecule key to curb autoimmune disease: Study

Scientists have discovered a key molecule that holds promise for people who suffer from chronic inflammation as their immune systems overreact to `self` tissue.

How bacteria can cause diabetes

The connection between fat, bacteria, and diabetes is inflammation, which is the body`s normal reaction to infection or injury.

Physically active adults at lower risk of developing esophageal cancer

Physical activity may help reduce risk of esophageal cancer- which is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide, a new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed.

Obesity linked to asthma

Researchers including an Indian have found that genes linked to chronic inflammation in asthma could be more active in obese people.

New way to treat chronic inflammation in diseases identified

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to block inflammation in Alzheimer`s, Atherosclerosis and Type-2 Diabetes, without crippling the immune system.

Mindfulness meditation `may help relieve chronic inflammation`

Mindfulness-based stress reduction, originally designed for patients with chronic pain, consists of continuously focusing attention on the breath, bodily sensations and mental content while seated, walking or practicing yoga.

Childhood adversity may trigger depression and chronic inflammation

Individuals who suffered from early childhood adversity are likely to have depression alongwith an inflammatory response.

How infections in liver and stomach can lead to cancer

Chronic inflammation of liver, colon or stomach, often caused by viral or bacterial infections, is one of the biggest risk factors for cancer in these organs.

Gene behind chronic inflammation, aging and cancer identified

Researchers have identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer.