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New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

This drug could help activate these mechanisms that support nerve health and prevent dementia.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

The team looked at lipids absorbed from the diet and made in the liver.

Sep 03, 2019, 18:09 PM IST
63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Report

63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Report

The report has been compiled by reviewing the diet and activity levels of working professionals 

Sep 03, 2019, 16:10 PM IST
Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child

Aug 30, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

 Scientific institutes now acknowledge that ENDS pose significantly less health risk compared to traditional cigarettes or bidis

Aug 29, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain's blood vessels

Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain's blood vessels

The procedure is physically taxing, requiring surgeons who must be specifically trained in the task

Aug 29, 2019, 17:08 PM IST
Married people less likely to experience dementia

Married people less likely to experience dementia

Divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated

Aug 29, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
Device for stroke victims launched

Device for stroke victims launched

The product is aimed towards neuro-rehabilitation of stroke victims and motor rehabilitation of victims with upper limb motor deficit due to conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis,

Aug 09, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
Indian firm develops test to detect drug-resistant TB mutation

Indian firm develops test to detect drug-resistant TB mutation

The breakthrough DNA test will enable a doctor to correctly prescribe the most effective drug to a TB patient without a time-consuming trial and error process.

Aug 09, 2019, 15:39 PM IST
Erectile dysfunction linked to poor work productivity in men

Erectile dysfunction linked to poor work productivity in men

The study, published in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, showed that erectile dysfunction in men significantly impacts work productivity and adversely affects the quality of life.

Aug 08, 2019, 18:07 PM IST
Over 3 cups of coffee per day may trigger migraine

Over 3 cups of coffee per day may trigger migraine

 According to researchers, among patients who experience episodic migraine, one to two servings of caffeinated beverages were not associated with headaches on that day, but three or more servings of

Aug 08, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
Stress in middle age increases Alzheimer risk in women: Study

Stress in middle age increases Alzheimer risk in women: Study

According to the Alzheimer's Association, one in 6 women over age 60 will get Alzheimer's disease, compared with 1 in 11 men.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk: Study

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk: Study

Women who consumed the highest amount of red meat had a 23 per cent higher risk compared with women who consumed the lowest amount.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
TCD teams up with Tata Memorial Centre to beat oral cancer

TCD teams up with Tata Memorial Centre to beat oral cancer

The core objective of this research project is to detect presence of mutations in a non-invasive method from the tumour in patients with oral cancer. ­

Aug 07, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
Eat more plant-based foods for better heart health

Eat more plant-based foods for better heart health

Study shows eating a larger proportion of plant-based foods and a smaller proportion of animal-based foods may help reduce your risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other type of cardiovascular

Aug 07, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Multiple genes to blame for risk of asthma, eczema

Multiple genes to blame for risk of asthma, eczema

The study, published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, shows that the risk of developing asthma, hay fever or eczema is affected by genes, environment and lifestyle factors.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:10 PM IST
Your video selfie may measure blood pressure

Your video selfie may measure blood pressure

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have tested a technology called transdermal optical imaging that measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial

Aug 07, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Whole body vibration reduces diabetic inflammation: Study

Whole body vibration reduces diabetic inflammation: Study

Whole body vibration (WBV) can significantly improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to reduce diabetic inflammation, says a new study.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST
Kids notice more, better learners than adults: Study

Kids notice more, better learners than adults: Study

According to the researchers, distributing attention may be adaptive for young children, and by being attentive to everything, they gather more information which helps them learn more.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
IIT Guwahati builds hand-held device to detect bacteria

IIT Guwahati builds hand-held device to detect bacteria

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati researchers have developed a low-cost, hand-held device for rapid detection of bacteria, bringing portable bacterial detection kits closer to reality.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:11 PM IST