Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sindh in the grip of HIV infections

By Naimat Khan A controversy simmers in Pakistan since police in the southern Sindh province put the blame for a sudden outbreak of the virus that causes AIDS on a single...

Consuming milk, dairy products prevents from chronic diseases

WASHINGTON: Remember how parents always used to count numerous benefits of drinking milk and asked you to have a glass of it! Well, a new study has shed light on the fact that consuming an...

Triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis report shows racial disparities

WASHINGTON: A recent study suggests that women's colour and age may elevate the risk of developing triple-negative breast cancers, which are often aggressive and do not respond to hormone therapy. The study was published in...

Cancer rounds launched in India to improve treatment outcomes and quality of Life

GURUGRAM (Haryana, India): Cancer Rounds is a virtual cancer hospital available to patients worldwide. It is the first-ever hospital of its kind providing help to patients suffering from cancer, by being a complete care solution...

Microvascular disease associated with higher risk of leg amputations

WASHINGTON: Microvascular disease in any part of the body is independently linked to a higher risk of leg amputation, finds a study. The study was published in the journal 'Circulation'. "Our study suggests...

Study reveals excess weight, body fat cause cardiovascular diseases

WASHINGTON: Turns out, excess weight does more harm to the human body than we might think. According to a recent study, excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases.

People watching e-cigarette ads more likely to start smoking

WASHINGTON: E-cigarette and e-liquid advertisements that feature cartoons attract more young people to nicotine products, a new study reveals. The study published in the journal 'Drug and Alcohol Dependence' also found that...

Healthy blood vessels may delay cognitive decline; study suggests

WASHINGTON: As part of a recent study, researchers have found that high blood pressure may affect conditions such as Alzheimer's disease by interfering with the brain's waste management system. According to...

Tobacco and alcohol more prevalent in UK reality shows

WASHINGTON: The use of tobacco and alcohol is extremely common on British television shows, a recent study has found. The study has been published in the 'Journal of Public Health.' The researchers measured...

Tobacco and alcohol more prevalent in UK reality shows

WASHINGTON: The use of tobacco and alcohol is extremely common on British television shows, a recent study has found. The study has been published in the 'Journal of Public Health.' The researchers measured...