Friday, November 16, 2018

Diabetes medication may help reduce severity of Alzheimer’s disease

WASHINGTON: According to a new research, people with Alzheimer's disease who were treated with diabetes drugs showed considerably fewer markers of the disease including abnormal microvasculature and deregulated gene expressions in their brains, compared...

New study reveals Melanoma death rate rising in men

WASHINGTON: A study has revealed that deaths due to Melanoma or skin cancer are on the rise amongst men while in some countries the rates are steady or falling for women. The research was presented...

Women with rare cancer mutations likely to develop interval breast cancers

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, the presence of common breast cancer mutations are not only indicative of increased breast cancer risk, but certain rare mutations are also indicative of increased risk of interval...

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

WASHINGTON: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls - could increase the risk of mental health diagnoses and even suicide. The research has...

Smoking during pregnancy linked to early puberty in kids

WASHINGTON: A recent study has linked earlier puberty in children with mother's smoking during pregnancy. The Aarhus University study has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. "We found that children of mothers who...

Breastfeeding could lower risk of maternal hypertension

WASHINGTON: A recent study has confirmed the association between breastfeeding and lower risk of maternal hypertension. The findings have been published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. Researchers not only confirmed that breastfeeding for as short...

Take care of BP if you are diabetic!

WASHINGTON: Managing high blood pressure in diabetics may prevent life-threatening organ damage, suggests a study. The Rutgers University findings have been published in Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. It is the first study to look at...

Does drinking coffee cause Acne?

LONDON: All of us wish to have an acne-free and healthy skin. However, due to the increasing pollution and dirt it has now become no less than a challenge for us. Not only dirt...

Taking leftover antibiotics is dangerous

WASHINGTON: We have all been there - taking leftover antibiotics to save a second trip to the doctor. However, a recent study has found that giving saved antibiotics to others - within and outside...

Effects of chewing gum on your skin

LONDON: IT’S a sure-fire way to freshen your breath but chewing gum could be having seriously adverse effects on our skin - and most people aren't even aware of it. Two celebrity dentists have issued warnings about...