Saturday, August 18, 2018

Beware! Holding nose while sneezing may burst your ear drum

WASHINGTON: If you are about to sneeze, then don't try to stop it by pinching your nose and closing your mouth, as according to doctors, it can rupture throat, burst an ear drum and...

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...

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...

Research says depression can cause memory problems

LONDON: Depression is a serious and common mood disorder. Living with depression can lead to a number of issues, including sleep deprivation and increased level of stress. Researchers at a university in Utah explored whether...

Valued information about sensitivity of tooth

LONDON: Tooth sensitivity is very common and is curable. It is caused due to the stimulation of cells within tubes, causing a short, intense pain when the area is exposed to hot or cold...

Here’s how dementia patients can live a better life

LONDON: Good relationships, social engagement, better everyday functioning, good physical and mental health, and high-quality care have been identified as some crucial factors linked to better quality of life for people with dementia, according...

Study says hearing loss in old-age ups risk of dementia

WASHINGTON: You may need to take care of your aging parents as a study has recently warned that age-related hearing loss may be a risk factor for cognitive decline, impairment and dementia. Age-related hearing...

Childhood abuse result in depression in later life

WASHINGTON D.C: A recent study provides insights on links between childhood abuse and depression in later life. The research suggests that smaller social networks and feelings of loneliness might be important risk factors for...

Parkinson’s disease: Challenge for aging population

NEW DELHI: It is estimated that about 30 million people in India suffer from various forms of neurological diseases and the average prevalence rate is as high as 2,394 patients per 1,00,000 of the...

Reasons of disrupted sleep to old people

WASHINGTON: Why does sleep become disrupted in old age? - This question has been asked many times over in the past. A new study on the same has revealed that it is not due...