Monday, January 21, 2019

Cancer diagnosis notably increases suicide risk

WASHINGTON: Findings of a recent study suggest that cancer diagnosis significantly increases the risk of suicide. The study, which appears in the journal CANCER, points to the importance of screening for suicide risk in newly...

Coffee contains the most amount of caffeine

LONDON: Nothing cajoles your senses awake early in the morning than a steaming cup of coffee. That being said, not all morning java contain the same amount of Caffeine. Certain coffee brews contain more caffeine...

Reasons why exercise won’t make you lose weight

WASINGTON: One of the top New Year resolutions every January is to lose weight. While people may leave behind a number of things on their journey from one year to another, what they do carry...

Sleep disorders, insomnia can impact migraine prevalence

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, sleep disorders, especially insomnia, can impact the pervasiveness of migraine. According to a study published in The American Journal of Managed Care, in addition to genetic factors, daily behaviour...

Research finds brain tumours may respond to immunotherapy

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, a slow-growing brain tumor in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, which helps to boost the immune system in fighting cancer.

Breastfeeding for more than 6 months leads to smaller waist circumference

WASHINGTON: Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after delivery among women. Pregnancy contributes to an accumulation of abdominal adiposity, which is an indicator...

Obsessive compulsive symptoms in youngsters should not be ignored

WASHINGTON: Obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCS) in youth could be a red flag for serious psychiatric conditions, a study finds. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child...

Genetic tests do not result in unnecessary worries in breast cancer patients

WASHINGTON: Ambiguity in the results of genetic testing for breast cancer does not cause patients to worry more about their cancer risk, suggest researchers. The study has been published in JCO Precision...

Research hopes bodies may cure themselves of diabetes in future

WASHINGTON: Diabetes is caused by the insulin cells’ inability to produce insulin; a hormone that is necessary is regulating blood sugar levels. Diabetics usually have to take insulin supplements to regulate these levels in their...

Mediterranean diet is good for pregnant woman

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, pregnant women with higher intake of the Mediterranean diet have 32 per cent lower risk of having children with an accelerated growth pattern, as compared to offspring of women...