Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A novel research to advance cancer therapy

NEW ORLEANS:  A recent study has found that a protein discovered by a group of researchers in their lab prevents the growth and spread of breast cancer. The research was led by Suresh Alahari,...

Eat more dietary fibre to lower risk of non-communicable diseases

WASHINGTON: Here’s another reason why you should increase your consumption of dietary fibre! According to a recent study, high intake of dietary fibre and whole grains is linked to reduced risk of non-communicable diseases as...

Researchers reveal new mechanism to ‘activate’ immune system against cancer

LONDON: A recent study now says that a new mechanism for activating the immune system against cancer cells allows immune cells to detect and destroy cancer cells better than before.

Respect may potentially save lives of elderly

WASHINGTON: Respecting elders has always been held as a benchmark for good behavior. And now, there is scientific evidence that respect can potentially save lives among the elderly and keep them both...

Cancer diagnosis notably increases suicide risk

WASHINGTON: Findings of a recent study suggest that cancer diagnosis significantly increases the risk of suicide. The study, which appears in the journal CANCER, points to the importance of screening for suicide risk in newly...

Coffee contains the most amount of caffeine

LONDON: Nothing cajoles your senses awake early in the morning than a steaming cup of coffee. That being said, not all morning java contain the same amount of Caffeine. Certain coffee brews contain more caffeine...

Reasons why exercise won’t make you lose weight

WASINGTON: One of the top New Year resolutions every January is to lose weight. While people may leave behind a number of things on their journey from one year to another, what they do carry...

Sleep disorders, insomnia can impact migraine prevalence

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, sleep disorders, especially insomnia, can impact the pervasiveness of migraine. According to a study published in The American Journal of Managed Care, in addition to genetic factors, daily behaviour...

Research finds brain tumours may respond to immunotherapy

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, a slow-growing brain tumor in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, which helps to boost the immune system in fighting cancer.

Breastfeeding for more than 6 months leads to smaller waist circumference

WASHINGTON: Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after delivery among women. Pregnancy contributes to an accumulation of abdominal adiposity, which is an indicator...