Sunday, May 26, 2019

Prostate cancer may be treated with single dose of targeted radiotherapy

WASHINGTON: A new technique, in which a single high dose of radiation can be delivered directly to the tumour within a few minutes, is safe and effective for treating men with low-risk prostate cancer,...

Heavy drinking and high-fat diet go hand in hand: Study

WASHINGTON: Heavy drinking and a high-fat diet are believed to go hand in hand. A new study in mice suggests that it is because of the same brain circuitry. "Obesity and alcoholism,...

World’s largest ureteric stone removed by surgery in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A team of doctors and a surgery robot named Da Vinci removed the world's largest ureteric stone by surgery on March 23 in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, here. The stone measured 22...

Study reveals the idea of sugar rush is just a myth

WASHINGTON: People justifying their craving for sweet by calling it a 'sugar rush', take note! A recent study has revealed that the idea of a 'sugar rush' is a myth without any truth behind it.

New study finds ways to counter child obesity

WASHINGTON: While childhood obesity is a rising concern for several mothers, a new study proposes that providing mothers with simple facts about the risks of consuming sugary beverages during pregnancy and early childhood can help...

Cancer survivor Sonali Bendre narrates her ordeal

MUMBAI: (Maharashtra): Sonali Bendre and her fight against cancer have inspired numerous people. The actress revealed her diagnosis to her fans in July last year after which she went to New York for her treatment....

Statins ‘don’t work well for one in two people in Britain

LONDON: Cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs taken by millions of Britons may not work well enough in about half of those prescribed them, research suggests. UK investigators looked at 165,000 patients on statins and found that for...

Gestational Diabetes can seed diabetes in children

WASHINGTON: A new study claims that mothers who suffer from gestational diabetes, are more likely to pass on the ailment to their children. Early detection of diabetes is important in children and...

Teeth-whitening products can damage tooth: Study

WASHINGTON:  While teeth-whitening products may guarantee a bright smile, according to recent findings these products are capable of harming protein-rich tooth layers. In three new studies, researchers found that hydrogen peroxide, the...

People with more muscle power tend to live longer

WASHINGTON: Here's yet another reason to hit the gym and lift weights. According to a recent study, by increasing your muscle power, you can prolong your life. "Rising from a chair...