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35-year-old man rushed to the hospital after piercing his genitals with 15 needles for almost a year!

35-year-old man rushed to the hospital after piercing his genitals with 15 needles for almost a year!

The man confessed to sticking needles in his genitals for about a year after doctors inquired about the strange situation.

Eman Ahmed, once dubbed as world’s heaviest woman, can now sit and eat on her own

Eman Ahmed, once dubbed as world’s heaviest woman, can now sit and eat on her own

Doctors treating the 36-year-old at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi, have said that she is set to undergo a series of weight-reduction surgeries after Eid.

Ozone exposure ups autism odds in at-risk people

Ozone exposure ups autism odds in at-risk people

Elevated exposure to ozone can put individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together, according to a recent analysis.

THIS drug can tackle rare kidney cancer

THIS drug can tackle rare kidney cancer

According to a recent study, some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth.

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress

Stress at your job can lead to overeating and intake of junk food at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

Wallpaper fungus can make you sick: Study

Wallpaper fungus can make you sick: Study

The impetus for the study was the dearth of data on the health risk from mycotoxins produced by fungi growing indoors.

Soon, prosthetic limbs that take feedback from human body

Soon, prosthetic limbs that take feedback from human body

The algorithm that enables this optimisation represents a landmark achievement in the field of biomechatronics - study of biology, mechanics, electronics and control.

Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

 In a study published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin olive oil reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain - classic markers of Alzheimer's disease.

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

As per the study, this can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the brain is actively working to not pick up or use the phone.

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

The reason for these eating habits, researchers believe, is that food is percieved as a diversion to get rid of negative feelings and approach desired feelings.

Government allows Delhi hospitals to raise bed capacity by 10-20 percent

Government allows Delhi hospitals to raise bed capacity by 10-20 percent

The Minister said the Health Department will run media campaigns to spread public awareness on dengue and chikungunya and by putting up hoardings.

Cholera cases in Yemen may reach 300,000, warns Unicef

Cholera cases in Yemen may reach 300,000, warns Unicef

In a teleconference from Sanaa, the representative of the United Nations Children`s Fund (Unicef) in the Arab country, Meritxell Relano, explained that forecasts are based on the fact that the growth curve of affected people continues to rise.
 

Free dialysis for all in Punjab government hospitals

Free dialysis for all in Punjab government hospitals

 Dialysis will be free of charge for all people at government hospitals and medical colleges in Punjab, cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra said here today.

Walking can make you fit, brisk walk may keep you disease-free: Study

Walking can make you fit, brisk walk may keep you disease-free: Study

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US studied about 93 members of a parental history Alzheimer's risk study group.

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Brains create long-term memories by increasing the strength of connections between neurons and maintaining those connections over time.

Panic buttons and apps come to rescue of elderly Indians suffering abuse

Panic buttons and apps come to rescue of elderly Indians suffering abuse

India has a tradition of honouring older people, and of multi-generational families living together. But with urbanisation, nuclear families and rising longevity, more elderly people are living by themselves or in care homes.

'Good' fat diet reduces gut bacteria, symptoms of Crohn's disease

'Good' fat diet reduces gut bacteria, symptoms of Crohn's disease

In the new study, a diet of plant-derived "good" fats, including coconut oil or cocoa butter, drastically reduced bacterial diversity in mice with Crohn's-like disease.

Mizoram comes up with scheme for better treatment of HIV affected people

Mizoram comes up with scheme for better treatment of HIV affected people

Under the 'Test and Treat Strategy', the HIV affected people would be given free Anti Retrovira Therapy (ART) irrespective of the CD4 count.

Parkinson's may partly be an autoimmune disease: Study

Parkinson's may partly be an autoimmune disease: Study

The findings raise the possibility that the death of neurons in Parkinson's could be prevented by therapies that dampen the immune response.

Infections during early childhood may up celiac disease risk, says study

Infections during early childhood may up celiac disease risk, says study

The study found that the risk of developing celiac disease was particularly high in the case of repeated gastrointestinal infections in the first year of life.