Saturday, March 23, 2019

Nutritional supplements don’t prevent depression; discloses study

WASHINGTON: Daily intake of nutritional supplements does not prevent any major depressive episode, concluded a recent study. As part of the study, Over 1,000 participants who were overweight or had obesity and were identified as...

Measles vaccine campaign in India proved successful

WASHINGTON: A new report now says that a mass measles vaccination campaign saved thousands of children's lives in India between 2010 and 2013. The study was published in eLife. According to...

New study reveals statins linked to higher diabetes risk

WASHINGTON: A new study now finds that individuals who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at higher risk for developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type 2 diabetes. The study...

Less sleep affects brain performance and disorders

WASHINGTON: In a new study researchers at Bar-Ilan University in Israel reveal an unexpected function of sleep that they believe could explain how sleep and sleep disturbances affect brain performance, aging and various brain disorders.

New study reveals oral antifungal drug linked to higher rates of miscarriage

WASHINGTON: According to a new study, pregnant women may be at a higher risk of miscarriage if they take a commonly used medication, fluconazole which is used to treat vaginal yeast infections.

New method identifies which asthma patients respond to systemic corticosteroids

WASHINGTON: With help from a dozen clinical variables, researchers have been able to identify, using machine learning techniques, which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids --...

Adolescent female blood donors at risk for iron deficiency and associated anaemia

WASHINGTON: A new study now finds that female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anaemia than adult female blood donors and nondonors, which could have significant negative...

New approach to treating osteoarthritis developed

WASHINGTON: Researchers have now developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration. The study, conducted at Texas A&M University was led by Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar. Gagarwar said the nanoclay-based...

Scientists discover new compound that could help treat ovarian cancer

WASHINGTON: A new research now finds scientists from the University of Sheffield discover a compound that could be more effective in treating a few types of cancers than standard chemotherapy. While chemotherapy is still the...

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

WASHINGTON: A new research now finds that melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked. The new study...