Thursday, November 21, 2019

Study reveals impaired liver function during pregnancy increases obesity risk in children

WASHINGTON:  Impaired liver function in pregnant women may increase the risk of obesity in children by altering their gut bacteria, says a recent study. The finding of the study has been presented at The...

Sonali Bendre advicses people to go for health check-up

NEW DELHI: On the occasion of National Cancer Awareness Day, Sonali Bendre who was diagnosed with high-grade cancer, urged people to step out and go for a health check-up. In a...

New study finds kidney patients prescribed high dose of common muscle relaxant...

WASHINGTON: Patients with Kidney dysfunction who were prescribed a high dose of a common muscle relaxant - Baclofen, had increased chances of being admitted to a hospital, a new study has found.

Research says down syndrome in children may result in arthritis

WASHINGTON: A recent study suggests that a child with Down syndrome remains at a higher risk of an associated form of arthritis. Additionally, researchers recommend changing the name to Down syndrome-associated arthritis to...

New progress in research, artificial intelligence can detect diabetic eye

WASHINGTON: Taking science to the next level, researchers have found that an automated artificial intelligence (AI) screening system is now capable of accurately discovering diabetic retinopathy 95.5 per cent of the time.

Diet change in old age can lead to longer life

NEW DELHI: A new study has revealed the fact that reduced food intake helps both animals and humans to improve health in their old age which can prolong life. The pattern...

How soft drinks are a critical link between obesity and tooth wear?

WASHINGTON: A recent study has found that sugar-sweetened soft drinks are commonly responsible for obesity and tooth wear among adults. The study was published in the journal, 'Clinical Oral Investigations.' Several researchers and...

Study suggests negativity, bad mood lead to distress

WASHINGTON: Negative emotions and bad mood are enough to make a person more distrustful, suggests a study. Negative emotions reduce how much we trust others, even if these emotions were triggered by events that have nothing...

Greater access to metabolic, bariatric surgery recommended for effective treatment of obesity

WASHINGTON: After observing serious problem of obesity and worsening public health, especially among children and adolescents, in a new study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended greater access to metabolic and bariatric...

An avocado a day helps lower bad cholesterol

WASHINGTON: Contrary to popular belief, not apples but eating avocados a day may keep bad cholesterol at bay, suggest researchers. According to researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidised low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and small, dense...