Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Obsessive compulsive symptoms in youngsters should not be ignored

WASHINGTON: Obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCS) in youth could be a red flag for serious psychiatric conditions, a study finds. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child...

Genetic tests do not result in unnecessary worries in breast cancer patients

WASHINGTON: Ambiguity in the results of genetic testing for breast cancer does not cause patients to worry more about their cancer risk, suggest researchers. The study has been published in JCO Precision...

Research hopes bodies may cure themselves of diabetes in future

WASHINGTON: Diabetes is caused by the insulin cells’ inability to produce insulin; a hormone that is necessary is regulating blood sugar levels. Diabetics usually have to take insulin supplements to regulate these levels in their...

Mediterranean diet is good for pregnant woman

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, pregnant women with higher intake of the Mediterranean diet have 32 per cent lower risk of having children with an accelerated growth pattern, as compared to offspring of women...

New study is clear warning for next Christmas Eve

WASHINGTON: Though the Christmas Eve has gone last week but the report of a new study is a clear warning for next festive this year. The study has found that Christmas Eve is one...

Higher intake of green leafy veggies essential to prevent liver disease

WASHINGTON:  Consuming a higher amount of green leafy vegetables can help reduce the risk of developing liver disease, a new study has suggested. Liver steatosis or fatty liver is a common disease...

Depression, anxiety may lead to heart disease and arthritis

WASHINGTON: According to a recent study, anxiety and depression may be the leading predictors of conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, headaches, back pain, stomach ache. Anxiety and depression may have...

Alcohol intake is key to long-term weight loss in diabetic people

WASHINGTON: Turns out, alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. It was earlier noted that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While the best...

Tooth loss linked to high BP in older women

WASHINGTON: A recent study was conducted to find if there is any relationship between periodontal disease and tooth loss with hypertension. The findings, which appear in the American Journal of Hypertension, suggest that older women...

New study says no link between fish oil and per operative bleeding

WASHINGTON: A recent study has stated that fish oil - which contains the omega-3s (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) - has no impact on perioperative (time period of surgical procedure) bleeding in surgery patients.