Friday, October 19, 2018

Stomach cancer among ten most common cancers worldwide

NEW DELHI: Stomach cancer is among the ten most common cancers worldwide. In India, it stands as the third most common cancer in men as well as women. Therefore, it is crucial that more and...

Early breakfast is important for people with Type II diabetes

WASHINGTON: According to a study conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, an 'evening person' is linked to higher body mass indices among people with Type II diabetes, and having breakfast later in...

Depression negatively impacts with heart disease

WASHINGTON: Depression negatively impacts patients with cardiovascular disease, finds a study. About one-fifth of cardiovascular disease patients suffer from depression. "While we don't know which comes first--depression or cardiovascular disease--the consensus is that depression is...

First ever charity, diabetes hospital opens in Islamabad

DUBAI: The first ever specialized diabetes hospital in Pakistan has been inaugurated in Islamabad on Friday. The Diabetes Center (TDC) - which has 50 medical and administrative staff, and can cater to 700 patients...

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...

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...

Vegan protein better than meat protein for heart

WASHINGTON: According to a study conducted by Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, meat protein is associated with a sharply increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial...

Larger waistline higher risk, lower the Vitamin ‘D’ levels

WASHINGTON: Larger waistlines are associated with higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, according to a research. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly fat, and...

Intense exercise may cause motor neurone disease

WASHINGTON: Vigorous physical activity could heighten the risk of developing motor neurone disease - also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - suggests a study. The "new class 1 evidence" prompts the researchers to...

Consuming more water important for kidney patients

WASHINGTON: Making patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) drink more water does not slow down the decline of their kidney function, suggests a recent research. "Despite widespread beliefs, little scientific data exists on the...