Wednesday, January 17, 2018

10 cancer symptoms – men shouldn’t ignore

LONDON: The three most common types of cancer found in men are prostate cancer, lung cancer and colorectal cancer. Killing a staggering 87,000 men per year, lung and bronchial cancer is the deadliest cancer....

New Pancreas possible using a diabetic donor’s damaged organ

LONDON: A team of researchers recently suggested that building a new pancreas is possible when unused human pancreata is the "hardware" for a new organ. The study, titled "The Human Pancreas as a Source...

Women too but men more prone to diabetes: Analysis

NEW DELHI: A retrospective data analysis reveals that men are more prone to diabetes than women though figures of diabetic women are increasing day by day. The data analysis done by SRL Diagnostics on more...

A ‘natural’ way to fight tooth cavities

WASHINGTON: A new discovery has brought natural anticavity products closer to reality. The scientists from West China School of Stomatology and Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam figured out the main active ingredient of Galla...

A new weapon against allergies

WASHINGTON: A team of scientists has made a fundamental discovery about how our body's immune system clears harmful infections. The University of Edinburgh researchers identified a previously unknown mechanism by which the responses of...

Now, painkillers that cut overdose risk

WASHINGTON: A team of scientists has come up with new opioid pain relievers that not only reduce pain on par with morphine, but also reduce overdose risk. The Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute...

Consuming fruits, vegetables can reduce risk of diabetes

WASHINGTON: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests a study. Consuming food rich in antioxidants - fruits, vegetables, tea and other hot beverages - has...

For obese older adults, daily living may get tougher post heart surgery

WASHINGTON: A recent study has suggested that obese older adults, who survive cardiac surgery, may have an increased risk for functioning poorly. Although we know that obese older adults may be surviving heart surgery...

New blood test spots alcohol misuse in critically ill patients

WASHINGTON: A simple blood test for a compound, called PEth, can accurately identify critically ill hospital patients who misuse alcohol, according to a recent study. The finding is important because patients who misuse alcohol tend...

36 studies suggest sugary drink increases risk of type 2 diabetes

LONDON: A review of 36 studies has revealed that regular sugary drink intake increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and other health complications, Jack Woodfield has reported. Scientists from Stellenbosch University in South Africa...