Sunday, November 18, 2018

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...

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...

Pregnant women should not have painkillers

WASHINGTON: Doctors have always advised caution against consuming painkillers during pregnancy due to various reasons. According to the research led by the University Of Edinburgh, taking painkillers during pregnancy could affect the fertility of...

E-cigarette flavour affects a lot more than just taste

WASHINGTON: Turns out, toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor. According to a Penn State-led study, the flavor of an e-cigarette may affect more than a consumer's taste buds. The team of researchers said...

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...

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...

Nutrition education improves diabetes

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, certain diet changes and proper intake of nutrition can make a huge difference to the body of diabetics. According to the study conducted by the researchers from Physicians Committee...

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...

Is weight loss an indicator of cancer?

WASHINGTON: Sudden weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, according to a study. The study, led by the Universities of Oxford and Exeter, found that unintended weight loss...

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...