Friday, June 22, 2018

Larger waistline higher risk, lower the Vitamin ‘D’ levels

WASHINGTON: Larger waistlines are associated with higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, according to a research. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly fat, and...

Ozone exposure associated with higher risk of childhood asthma

WASHINGTON: Dear parents, take note! Exposure to ozone - a common air pollutant - increases the risk of childhood asthma by 82 percent, finds a study. "Our findings show that the hazard ratios for...

New research reveals how heart responds to exercise

WASHINGTON: New genes have been found that can determine how the heart responds to exercise, a new research has claimed. According to a study led by the Queen Mary University of London, 30 new gene...

Toothpaste: An offbeat warrior against lung disease

WASHINGTON: Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening...

Sex and virus battle against cancer; discloses new study

WASHINGTON: Turns out, sex and some certain virus can provide aid to fight against cancer. According to a research conducted by the Ottawa Hospital, a common treatment for erectile dysfunction combined with the flu...

Researchers develop new blood test to detect signs of pancreatic cancer

WASHINGTON: Resear-chers have developed a new blood test which could rapidly detect signs of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is tough to cure because it is usually not discovered until it has reached an advanced...

Walk your way to pregnancy

WASHINGTON: Having trouble conceiving? Walking may aid your chance of becoming pregnant, according to a study. The research was conducted by Lindsey Russo and her advisor Brian Whitcomb of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Russo...

Here’s how dementia patients can live a better life

LONDON: Good relationships, social engagement, better everyday functioning, good physical and mental health, and high-quality care have been identified as some crucial factors linked to better quality of life for people with dementia, according...

One gram fish oil a day keeps osteoarthritis pain away

WASHINGTON: If you are suffering from osteoarthritis, a low-dose supplement of fish oil could help you ease out the pain, finds a study. Researchers from the University of Surrey examined the link between diet...

Consuming more water important for kidney patients

WASHINGTON: Making patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) drink more water does not slow down the decline of their kidney function, suggests a recent research. "Despite widespread beliefs, little scientific data exists on the...