Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Less sleep: More dangerous than poison 6 hours sleep not enough for brain and...

LONDON: More than half of adults in the UK sleep for six hours or less each night, while just 17 per cent of adults enjoy the recommended eight hours, new research suggests.  The poll of 2,000...

Women with heart diseases should give birth within 40 weeks

WASHINGTON: Pregnant women with heart disease are recommended to give birth no later than 40 weeks of gestation. A study by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines has recommended such practice. "Beyond 40...

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston suffering with mouth cancer

LONDON: Bucks Fizz singer Jay Aston has shared some personal news with fans, revealing she has been diagnosed with mouth cancer. The 57-year-old has told of how she was diagnosed just two weeks ago...

Losing weight can help counter sleep disorders

ADELAIDE (Australia): As if losing weight could be any more of an incentive in itself for obese or overweight people, recent studies have revealed a link between shedding those extra layers of cellulose and...

Loneliness is bad for your heart

LONDON: Lonely people are twice as likely to die from heart problems, according to a research. The study found that feeling lonely was a stronger predictor of poor outcomes than living alone, in both men...

Diabetes not good for people with severe mental illness

WASHINGTON: Diabetes is deadlier for people with severe mental illness that it is for mentally stable people, a new research has claimed. According to the study conducted by the University of California, people with...

Old drug, new usage beneficial for nervous system diseases

WASHINGTON: An old drug has provided promising new avenues for the treatment of certain nervous system diseases, a new research has claimed. According to the University of Liverpool-led study, the drug-molecule ebselen can correct...

Eyes can provide early sign of Parkinson’s disease

WASHINGTON: Turns out, eyes play a crucial role for people with Parkinson's disease. People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that helps control movement. Now, a new study has...

Tooth loss linked to high BP in older women

WASHINGTON: A recent study was conducted to find if there is any relationship between periodontal disease and tooth loss with hypertension. The findings, which appear in the American Journal of Hypertension, suggest that older women...

Depression, anxiety may lead to heart disease and arthritis

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, anxiety and depression may be the leading predictors of conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, headaches, back pain, stomach ache. Anxiety and depression may have...