Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tackling diabetes amongst pregnant women

LONDON: Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder caused due to either insulin deficiency or decreased sensitivity to action of insulin.In pregnancy, this condition exists in a few varieties; (1) a known diabetic woman...

Study finds pregnancy over 35 increases heart risks in children

WASHINGTON: Children born to mothers older than 35 are more likely to have heart problems in later life, finds a study. Older motherhood is associated with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy with a...

Smoke up does not make psychiatric patients suicidal

WASHINGTON: It has been long considered that cannabis leads to an increase in suicidal behaviour among patients with psychiatric disorders. However, according to the study led by the McMaster University, it is found that...

Mouth cancer: Symptoms, treatment and risk factors

LONDON: Mouth cancer, although relatively uncommon (it accounts for one in 50 of all cancer cases), is still a potentially fatal disease due to the late stage at which it's often diagnosed, Natasha Hinde...

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...

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...

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...

Link between Vitamin D, and cholesterol in children

WASHINGTON: High vitamin 'D' levels is linked to lower cholesterol in children, according to a study. In the University of Eastern Finland study, children whose serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels exceeded 80 nmol/l had lower...

Thyroid dysfunction may lead to diabetes during pregnancy

WASHINGTON: Thyroid dysfunction can lead to diabetes during pregnancy, according to a study. Thyroid dysfunction is common among pregnant women and has been linked to miscarriages, premature birth and adverse health outcomes in children. "Screening...

HIV vaccine comes closer to reality

WASHINGTON: HIV vaccine could soon be a reality. Researchers have found that Treg cells, a type of regulatory lymphocyte, might be protecting babies in the womb from getting infected with the HIV virus when...