Sunday, July 22, 2018

More TV viewing linked to risk of blood clots in veins

NEW YORK: A study that followed more than 15,000 people has found that those who reported watching television the most often had the greatest risk for blood clots in their veins compared with those...

Study finds method to detect cancer in diabetic patients

WASHINGTON: Medical researchers in a recent study have identified a way to diagnose pancreatic cancer soon after a patient starts to show the first symptoms of diabetes. Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer can develop elevated...

NY University study reveals bisexual relationship can break your heart

WASHINGTON: Turns out, for men, being bisexual can be injurious to health. According to a study conducted by the New York University, bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual...

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston suffering with mouth cancer

LONDON: Bucks Fizz singer Jay Aston has shared some personal news with fans, revealing she has been diagnosed with mouth cancer. The 57-year-old has told of how she was diagnosed just two weeks ago...

Tackling diabetes amongst pregnant women

LONDON: Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder caused due to either insulin deficiency or decreased sensitivity to action of insulin.In pregnancy, this condition exists in a few varieties; (1) a known diabetic woman...

Study finds pregnancy over 35 increases heart risks in children

WASHINGTON: Children born to mothers older than 35 are more likely to have heart problems in later life, finds a study. Older motherhood is associated with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy with a...

Smoke up does not make psychiatric patients suicidal

WASHINGTON: It has been long considered that cannabis leads to an increase in suicidal behaviour among patients with psychiatric disorders. However, according to the study led by the McMaster University, it is found that...

Mouth cancer: Symptoms, treatment and risk factors

LONDON: Mouth cancer, although relatively uncommon (it accounts for one in 50 of all cancer cases), is still a potentially fatal disease due to the late stage at which it's often diagnosed, Natasha Hinde...

How to beat eczema itch?

WASHINGTON: A group of researchers has found a way to flip the switch on skin itch. According to a study conducted by the North Carolina State University, scientists have identified neuropeptide involved in transmitting...

Diabetes not good for people with severe mental illness

WASHINGTON: Diabetes is deadlier for people with severe mental illness that it is for mentally stable people, a new research has claimed. According to the study conducted by the University of California, people with...