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Do you know traffic jams can make your body susceptible to cancer? - Read

A new study furnished by medical experts has revealed that long traffic jams have the potential to increase various health risks, especially cancer.

Lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes can also cut cancer risk: Experts

Appropriate changes in lifestyle have shown reduction in mortality and morbidity of both the diseases.

Food allergies linked to higher asthma risk in kids

The researchers found that children with existing food allergy were at increased risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Avoid getting sick this monsoon with these top health tips!

 Here are some useful tips to ensure you a sickness-free this rainy season.

Persistent cough? Five possible causes and why you should see your doctor!

Persistent coughing, along with wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath, is a characteristic symptom of asthma.

Five healthy reasons why you should eat salads!

We all love to eat salad in our meal be it for lunch or dinner as it gives  nutritional values to our body.

Dengue claims 11 lives in Bengal

 The death toll due to dengue in West Bengal has gone up to 11, an official said on Saturday.

Japanese encephalitis: All you need to know about the viral disease

 The incubation period of JEV (time from infection until illness) is typically 5-15 days, but 1 in 250 infections develop into encephalitis.

Mizoram takes preventive steps for Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis has claimed two lives in Manipur last week while over 25 persons were hospitalised.

Scientists identify key protein that can predict ovarian cancer early!

 The new findings could not only help detect cancers early, but in some cases would enable doctors to detect a tumour before it becomes cancerous.

Hepatitis B, C pose huge health challenge in India: Experts

Hepatitis B is 50-100 times more infectious than HIV and Hepatitis C is 10 times more infectious than the virus that can cause AIDS.

Tips to prevent common monsoon diseases!

Monsoon is the season which has been eagerly awaited by everyone to get relief from the scorching heat of summer.

Antibiotics may boost harmful gut bacteria

Gastroenteritis is a common side effect of taking antibiotics.

Migraines increase risk of heart attack, says study

Zee Media Bureau

Berlin: Scientists have found that women who suffer from migraines have higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. The new study has claimed that such people are more prone to die from these conditions than people who do not have migraine.

How does obesity take its toll on distant organs?

How obesity causes disease in the organs that are distant from those where the fat accumulates is not well-known. Now, a team of scientists has taken an important step towards understanding the links between obesity and the related, yet physically distant, diseases it causes.

Must Watch: Why you should vaccinate your child!

Immunization or vaccination protects the child from serious illness and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases.

World's largest imaging project to shed light on major diseases

The $61 million project will transform the way scientists study a wide range of diseases, including dementia, arthritis, cancer, heart attacks and strokes, said Britain's Medical Research Council (MRC)

New technology enables interpretation of human genome

 Scientists have developed a new technology that enables them to read and interpret the human genome, opening the door to identifying new drug targets to treat many genetic diseases.

New form of Ebola virus may cause disease in humans

 The Reston virus, a member of the Ebola virus family which is known to circulate in domestic pigs in Asia, may acquire the few mutations necessary to cause disease in humans and to develop into a novel health threat, researchers have warned.

Social media used to exchange knowledge on rare diseases

 Using social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook can be beneficial for helping people to exchange knowledge with rare medical diseases and build communities, says a new study.