Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Diabetes drug could treat Alzheimer’s disease, Type 2 diabetes people face a risk factor

WASHINGTON: A diabetes drug may be used to treat Alzheimer's disease after "significantly" reversing memory loss in mice, say scientists. The research could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease through the...

Follow five measures to prevent oral cancers

NEW DELHI: Oral cancer refers to the cancers that occur in the mouth, lips, tongue, cheeks, palate or throat and are among the most common forms of cancers in India. In fact, oral cancer...

Cow’s milk and type 1diabetes?

WASHINGTON: Avoiding cow's milk does not prevent type 1diabetes in children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, finds a study. Previous studies have indicated that early exposure to complex foreign proteins, such as cow's...

Vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness

WASHINGTON: High-doses of vitamin D are effective in reducing arterial stiffness, finds a study. Researchers said that in just four months, high-doses of vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness in young, overweight/obese, vitamin-deficient, but otherwise...

Cup of hot tea a day can keep glaucoma away

WASHINGTON: New research shows drinking a cup of hot tea at least once a day can lower the risk of developing glaucoma, a serious eye condition. But drinking decaffeinated and caffeinated coffee, decaffeinated tea,...

Suicide – an increasing trend: Ketamine can significantly reduce these thoughts

WASHINGTON: According to a study, ketamine, a drug used to start and maintain anesthesia, can reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed patients. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) also found that ketamine's anti-suicidal effects...

Here’re three nutrients that can help prevent memory loss

LONDON: With literally thousands of different supplements on the market, many of them claiming to help with memory, it can be quite daunting to know which, if any, you can take to help slow...

Early sign of a deadly heart attack

LONDON: Although some heart attacks are sudden and intense, most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. But, according to a new research, the life-threatening condition could be spotted early by this surprising sign....

Artificial heart ‘patch’ can repair after heart attack

LONDON: Scientists at Duke University have created a fully-functioning artificial heart muscle that can actually be patched over the damage caused by a heart attack. This beating 'patch' then acts like a giant living...

Study says hearing loss in old-age ups risk of dementia

WASHINGTON: You may need to take care of your aging parents as a study has recently warned that age-related hearing loss may be a risk factor for cognitive decline, impairment and dementia. Age-related hearing...