New drug shows promise in halting spread of brain cancer

Scientists have developed a novel drug that could block glioblastoma the deadliest form of brain cancer from spreading

20 Nov 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Decoding cancer scenario in India

Stanley M Marks is the chairman of UPMC Cancer Center, Director of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer for UPMC Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Instit
19 Nov 2018, 03:34 AM IST

Protecting your eyes from cold dry air

People always take care of their eyes and protect them from the blazing sunlight during summer, but our eyes can just as easily get affected by various factors in winters too
19 Nov 2018, 03:24 AM IST

Weightlifting better than walking and cycling for heart: Study

While it is well known that physical activities promote heart health, a new study suggests that weightlifting, rather than walking and cycling, can better help keep heart diseases
19 Nov 2018, 12:00 AM IST

New inflammation inhibitor could treat sepsis

Researchers have developed an antiinflammatory drug molecule that could lead to better treatments for diseases such as sepsis and potentially other auto immune diseases
18 Nov 2018, 11:54 PM IST

Facts about dry eye syndrome

According to a medical study, dry eyes condition in humans can significantly reduce the rate of reading and may cause disruption in daily tasks that require visual concentration f
18 Nov 2018, 04:52 PM IST

Experts explain how head injuries can lead to serious brain diseases

In a recent study, biologists discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders
18 Nov 2018, 04:37 PM IST

10 signs your child may be having back or neck problems

Neck and back pain in children can have multiple reasons When a child complains of back or neck pain, it is a cause of concern Long hours of sitting in school, incorrect posture wh
16 Nov 2018, 06:08 PM IST

Social jet lag and it’s dangerous consequences

Results show that Social Jet lag which occurs when you go to bed and wake up later on weekends than during the week, is associated with poorer health worse mood and increased sleep
15 Nov 2018, 06:11 PM IST

Obese people enjoy food less, says study

Researchers have found that obesity and food restrictions are associated with less food enjoyment
15 Nov 2018, 11:17 AM IST

Surgical menopause increases risk of insomnia, says study

According to a latest study, surgical menopause leads to increased sleep issues in women as opposed to natural menopause
15 Nov 2018, 11:12 AM IST

Fight against Diabetes: Right to a healthy living

World Diabetes Day is observed across the globe on 14th November, the birthday of Frederick Banting, whose work with Charles Best led to the discovery of insulin in the year 1921
14 Nov 2018, 11:29 AM IST

Obesity may cause depression even in absence of health issues

Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research
13 Nov 2018, 04:48 PM IST

Obese teenagers can face pancreatic cancer risk

If your teenager or young adult child is obese, he or she can be at fourtimes the risk of developing pancreatic cancer later in life, new research warns
12 Nov 2018, 02:33 PM IST

Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

According to a recent study, prenatal exposure to widelyused insecticides, known as organophosphates, puts children at a risk of neurodevelopmental disorders
12 Nov 2018, 01:23 PM IST

High blood pressure before age 40 tied to earlier strokes, heart disease

People who develop high blood pressure before age 40 have a higher risk of heart disease and strokes in middle age, two new studies suggest
11 Nov 2018, 04:22 PM IST

New drug options, risk factors added to US heart guidelines

Updated US guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterollowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of he
11 Nov 2018, 03:47 PM IST

Salmonella resistant to different antibiotics: Study

Salmonella, a common bacteria that causes foodborne diseases, are resistant to several antibiotics used to treat infections, suggests new research
11 Nov 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Doctors not pushing smokers with artery disease to quit

Smokers with narrowed blood vessels in their legs would do well to quit smoking, but many doctors may not be giving them enough support to do it, a recent study suggests
11 Nov 2018, 10:47 AM IST

Heart attack risk high for women who smoke: Study

According to a new study, high blood pressure, smoking, and diabetes makes women more prone to the risk of heart attack when compared to men
11 Nov 2018, 10:22 AM IST

Soy-formula milk linked to menstrual pain later: Study

Feeding female babies soybased formula milk can increase their risk of suffering from severe pain during their menstrual cycle later in their lives, warns a new study
10 Nov 2018, 01:19 AM IST

Nanotechnology effective for treating acute kidney injury

A new technique using DNA origami nanostructures may help treat and prevent acute kidney injury, researchers say
10 Nov 2018, 01:08 AM IST

Drug resistant superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe each year

Superbug infections resistant to multiple antibiotics kill around 33,000 people a year in Europe, health experts said on Monday, and the burden of these diseases is comparable to t
07 Nov 2018, 12:57 PM IST

This is what your body shape reveals about your personality

People tend to judge a book by its cover, as they analyse the first impressions of others personality, which may depend, at least in part, on their body shape According to research
06 Nov 2018, 04:03 PM IST

Experts reveal health benefits of eating nuts

Turns out, eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits
06 Nov 2018, 03:10 PM IST

Excess noise may increase heart disease, stroke risk, says study

Chronic exposure to excess noise may increase the risk of heart disease and stroke by activating a brain region involved in stress response, a study warns
06 Nov 2018, 12:44 PM IST

City celebrates Ayurveda Day

Ever since the Ministry of Ayush started propagating the celebration of Dhanvantari Jayanthi as national Ayurveda Day on November 5, clinics in the city have started observing the
06 Nov 2018, 12:14 AM IST

Protein intake may reduce disability risk in older people: Study

Consumption of more proteinbased foods could contribute to helping older people to delay disability, according to a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society
04 Nov 2018, 02:44 PM IST

Scientists discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

In a latest study, scientists have discovered a biomarker which can aid doctors in diagnosing atrisk patients before heart attack symptoms appear
04 Nov 2018, 02:35 PM IST

Breastfeeding contributes to good gut bacteria formation in babies

Breastfeeding plays an important role in providing good gut bacteria to babies until the age of two andahalf with little change after this point, says a new research
29 Oct 2018, 03:19 PM IST

Emotional impacts of dealing with fertility problems

With the changing lifestyle and routine of people, it is very common these days for people to have problems with fertility
29 Oct 2018, 12:05 AM IST

10 Questions to Ask a New Partner Before Having Sex

Before hopping into bed with a new sex partner, have an open and honest conversation about your sexual histories, risks, and the last time you were tested for HIV and other sexuall
28 Oct 2018, 02:18 PM IST

High carbohydrate diet may induce obesity in some: Study

Researchers have identified a DNA mutation common in animals that may explain why a diet high in carbohydrates induces obesity and diabetes in some but not others
28 Oct 2018, 01:07 PM IST

Why cannabis affects women differently

Hormones could be the reason why cannabis affects women differently than men, brain studies on animals and humans suggest
27 Oct 2018, 02:10 PM IST

Millions with high blood sugar face tuberculosis risk

Millions of people with high blood sugar may be at greater risk of tuberculosis than previously thought, scientists said Friday, warning that diabetes and TB could combine to crea
27 Oct 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Cottage cheese as late night snack can boost health

Guilty about your late night snacking habit that leads to weight gain Switching to a proteinfilled snack like cottage cheese can help you to have a positive effect on muscle qualit
26 Oct 2018, 03:04 PM IST

Novel technique for knee replacements

With advancements in the field of knee replacement surgeries, PINLESS ComputerNavigated surgeries are precise and have best outcomes It is a stateoftheart surgical technique which
26 Oct 2018, 12:20 AM IST