Sunday, December 16, 2018

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...

Research explores relationship between fever and cancer occurrence

WASHINGTON: In a new study, scientists have explored the relationship between fever and cancer incidence. The recurring patterns in patient accounts suggest the existence of an inverse relationship between the history of infectious fever...

How to beat eczema itch?

WASHINGTON: A group of researchers has found a way to flip the switch on skin itch. According to a study conducted by the North Carolina State University, scientists have identified neuropeptide involved in transmitting...

New study shows smoking and boozing boost ‘atrial’ fibrillation

WASHINGTON: Smoking and drinking are two lifestyle habits that get a lot of negative criticism for a good reason. Giving up on these can be a challenge for many, but doing that can decrease...

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...

Antiepileptic drugs can increase Alzheimer’s risk

WASHINGTON: People using antiepileptic drugs are at a greater risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, finds a study. Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, stated that...

Drinking too much water may cause brain swelling

TORONTO: Drinking too much water can cause excess fluid accumulation, leading to dangerously low sodium levels in the blood or hyponatremia - a life-threatening condition that can result in brain swelling, scientists warn. A team...

A new potential weapon against flu

WASHINGTON: Just in time for flu season, there may be a brand-new way to deal with the disease. Influenza is a flu that leads to contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect...

15,000 deaths caused by flu in England

LONDON: After an awful winter last year – there were 15,000 deaths caused by flu in England (almost double the national average) – health officials are increasing efforts to protect the population’s health. This winter...

Thousands women may be affected by breast cancer screening error in UK

LONDON: A breast-screening error that may have shortened the lives of 270 women could have affected thousands more, according to a leading expert. Earlier this month Jeremy Hunt told the Commons an estimated 450,000...