Sunday, December 16, 2018

Keep your heart health in check if suffering from diabetes

NEW DELHI: India is the diabetic capital of the world. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that can lead to complications over time. An estimated 72 million people suffering from diabetes in the country. Cardiovascular...

Grief linked to sleep disturbances

WASHINGTON: According to a study, the link between sleep disturbances and inflammation was two to three times higher for recently widowed people. The study, led by Rice University and Northwestern University, has been published...

Coronary calcium level can predict coronary heart disease risk better

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack.  The study was presented at the American Heart...

High BP, smoking makes women more prone to heart attack

LONDON: According to a new study, high blood pressure, smoking, and diabetes makes women more prone to the risk of heart attack when compared to men. The rate of heart attacks in men remains...

Adolescent obesity linked to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

WASHINGTON: Adolescent obesity is linked with up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life, according to a recent research. The findings also suggest that overweight and even higher weight within...

Diabetes medication may help reduce severity of Alzheimer’s disease

WASHINGTON: According to a new research, people with Alzheimer's disease who were treated with diabetes drugs showed considerably fewer markers of the disease including abnormal microvasculature and deregulated gene expressions in their brains, compared...

New study reveals Melanoma death rate rising in men

WASHINGTON: A study has revealed that deaths due to Melanoma or skin cancer are on the rise amongst men while in some countries the rates are steady or falling for women. The research was presented...

Women with rare cancer mutations likely to develop interval breast cancers

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, the presence of common breast cancer mutations are not only indicative of increased breast cancer risk, but certain rare mutations are also indicative of increased risk of interval...

Major traumatic injury can increase suicide risk

WASHINGTON: Findings of a recent study suggest that a major traumatic injury - such as car crashes and falls - could increase the risk of mental health diagnoses and even suicide. The research has...

Smoking during pregnancy linked to early puberty in kids

WASHINGTON: A recent study has linked earlier puberty in children with mother's smoking during pregnancy. The Aarhus University study has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. "We found that children of mothers who...