Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer's

There is no simple way to detect Alzheimers But now, in a new study, researchers have found that eye conditions provide new lens screening for the disease

08 Aug 2018, 12:07 PM IST

A doctor’s insight on obesity

The upcoming capital Amaravati is transforming into a Medical Tourism Hub Vijayawada is attracting people from across country and a few foreign countries for treatment of some dise
08 Aug 2018, 01:15 AM IST

‘Corneal degeneration is now treatable’

Fuchs Dystrophy a corneal eye disease happens when the innermost layer of the corneal cells undergoes degenerative changes
07 Aug 2018, 11:32 PM IST

Does your child still demand breast milk?

Breast milk is packed with nutrients that encourage a healthy Immune System and ensures that the baby is protected from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS, middle ear infections, di
07 Aug 2018, 01:04 PM IST

Excess screen time damages children's vision

Turns out, there is an increasing concern about potential harm to the visual development of children, who spend excessive time glued to screens
07 Aug 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Humoral response corresponds to production of antibodies

When the body is continuously exposed to pathogens, the immune system notably mounts what is known as a humoral response, which corresponds to the production of antibodies that ca
07 Aug 2018, 11:55 AM IST

Whole grain carbohydrates must for oral health

One should stick to whole grain carbohydrates and avoid processed ones for better oral health, a recent study has found
07 Aug 2018, 11:50 AM IST

Advantages of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the foundations of life Breastfeeding not only provides physical, emotional, and mental health benefits but also builds the lifelong bond between a mother a
03 Aug 2018, 11:49 PM IST

Here's why heart disease risk is higher for transgender people

According to a research, transgender individuals could be at higher risk for heart diseaseThis increased risk may be due to the hormone therapy that transgender patients take for
03 Aug 2018, 04:39 PM IST

Family caregivers of people with dementia sleep deprived: Study

Nine out of 10 people caring for a family member with dementia dont get enough sleep, finds a study
02 Aug 2018, 05:08 PM IST

Both heavy drinking and abstinence could raise dementia risk

According to a study, both long term abstinence and heavy drinking more than 14 units a week during middle age could boost dementia risk
02 Aug 2018, 04:55 PM IST

New study claims low protein diet could help cure cancer

Seems like cancer tumours and proteins are not really good to each otherA new study has discovered that inhibiting a previously known protein could reduce tumor burdens and enhance
02 Aug 2018, 12:18 PM IST

De-stress in weekend with hair, body therapies

Science says massage releases a hormone called Serotonin that allows your body and mind to go in a feel good state so make sure you are destressing yourself in weekend with right h
02 Aug 2018, 02:05 AM IST

Are LGBQ teens more prone to diabetes?

Diabetes risk is higher among LGBQ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Questioning teens as compared to heterosexual teens, according to a study
01 Aug 2018, 12:12 PM IST

Magma to offer scholarships to meritorious students from underprivileged families

Magma Fincorp Ltd, has announced M Scholar, a wellrecognized scholarship programme for meritorious students from underprivileged families During the past three years, Magma had awa
31 Jul 2018, 12:26 PM IST

Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do!

Turns out, bacteria go extinct at substantial rates, but they appear to avoid the mass extinctions that have hit larger forms of life on Earth
31 Jul 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Anti-bodies that fight Ebola viruses are now a reality

Finally, antibodies to three major Ebola viruses have now been developed
31 Jul 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Inactivity amongst older people leads to diabetes

Inactivity for two straight weeks amongst older overweight people increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes
31 Jul 2018, 12:16 PM IST

Hair loss gene is key to improved cancer immunotherapy

Harnessing the gene behind hair loss could help improve cancer immunotherapyA study by Columbia University Irving Medical Center researchers confirmed the possibility
31 Jul 2018, 12:13 PM IST

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in first hour of life

According to United Nations Childrens Fund UNICEF and World Health Organization WHO, around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the
31 Jul 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Dos and Don’ts of Workout during Pregnancy

Pregnancy comes with lots of excitement, responsibilities and yes, it invites so many expenses too
30 Jul 2018, 05:35 PM IST

Magnetic kyphoplasty can now heal spinal fractures

Adding magnetic particles to surgical cement can now heal spinal fractures Patients with spinal fractures caused by tumors or osteoporosis usually undergo a procedure called kyphop
30 Jul 2018, 04:51 PM IST

Football effective for old diabetic patients

Turns out, playing football helps increase the bone strength of diabetic patients male and female between 55 to 70 years
30 Jul 2018, 04:46 PM IST

Pollution can change wildlife behaviour

With an increasing number of factors affecting the animal behaviour, the field of behavioural toxicology is gaining traction within the environmental sciences
30 Jul 2018, 04:41 PM IST

This is how jumping genes drive evolution

Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons
30 Jul 2018, 04:35 PM IST

China orders medical institutions to stop using Huahai-made drug, likely to cause cancer

Chinas health regulator on Monday said all domestic medical institutions must cooperate with authorities and not use the valsartan blood and heart drug made by Zhejiang Huahai Phar
30 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM IST

World Hepatitis Day: Regular screening of liver a must

Hepatitis is widespread in India, standing fourth among 11 countries which carry almost 50 per cent of the global burden of chronic hepatitis
28 Jul 2018, 03:49 PM IST

Diabetes drugs help immune cells in controlling inflammation

Diabetes drugs act as a powerful curb for immune cells in controlling inflammation, a new study has found
28 Jul 2018, 03:47 PM IST

Genetic factors may increase liver damage risk in chronic hepatitis B patients

Genetic variations may increase the risk of severe liver damage in Caucasians with chronic hepatitis B infection, a new study has found
28 Jul 2018, 03:44 PM IST

Portfolio diet can lower heart disease risk

Turns out, portfolio diet, a plantbased way of eating , reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides, and inflammation
28 Jul 2018, 03:41 PM IST

Prevent Hepatitis before it ensnares you

How many of us know that viral Hepatitis is killing nearly 14 million people globally every year And that worldwide, nearly 300 million people live with viral Hepatitis unaware And
27 Jul 2018, 02:42 PM IST

Follow these tips to stay high on energy all day!

Low immunity and dipping energy taking a toll on your health We often tend to become less active due to the changes in weather Following a hectic schedule, we end up having very le
26 Jul 2018, 03:35 PM IST

That Printer in Your House might affect your Fertility

Infertility is often seen to be a womens problem, but is most prevalent among men Male infertility is a process wherein the semen or sperm does not perform up to its potential Infe
26 Jul 2018, 02:00 PM IST

Tickborne diseases likely to increase: Study

The incidence of tickborne infections has risen significantly over the past decade
26 Jul 2018, 01:05 PM IST

Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster

Multiple pregnancies might make womens cells age more quickly, a new study suggestsA Northwestern University study, led by Calen Ryan and Christopher Kuzawa of Northwestern and Da
26 Jul 2018, 01:02 PM IST

Traffic jams in the brain?

Turns out, Traffic jams can also occur in your brain and they can be damaging
26 Jul 2018, 01:00 PM IST

Assault during pregnancy may result in pre-term babies

Turns out, physical assault during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, can significantly increase the rates of babies born at very low birth weights
26 Jul 2018, 12:56 PM IST