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Higher aerobic fitness levels linked to

London, Apr 30 (IBNS): Healthy older people who exercise regularly are less inclined to struggle to find words to express themselves, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.

Research explains link between exercise

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): Ever wonder why intense exercise temporarily curbs your appetite? In research described in today’s issue of PLOS Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers reveal that the answer is all in your head—more specifically, your arcuate nucleus.

Football heading might be worse for brai

New York, Apr 29 (IBNS): Worse cognitive function in soccer players stems mainly from frequent ball heading rather than unintentional head impacts due to collisions, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found. 

NASA sets sights on May 5 launch of InSi

Washington, Apr 29 (IBNS): NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to launch Saturday, May 5, on a first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars.

Size matters when fighting cancer, groun

Houston, Apr 28 (IBNS): Doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer with a double whammy of a virus combined with boosting the natural immune system, according to a pioneering study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and The Ohio State University.

"Blue light" of LED streetlights linked

New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): The “blue light” emitted by street lights including LEDs, and commercial outdoor lighting such as advertising, is linked to a significant increase in the risk of breast and prostate cancer, innovative new research has concluded.

Taking Vitamin B6 can help people rememb

New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): New research from the University of Adelaide has found that taking vitamin B6 could help people to recall their dreams.

Smartphone app keeps an ‘Eye’ on dai

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): Johns Hopkins researchers report success with a
smart phone video-based app that substitutes for a daily in-person visit by a health careworker required for tuberculosis treatment known as directly observed therapy, or DOT.

Mid-life chronic inflammation may be lin

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): A study of nearly 6,000 Americans followed for 24 years from middle to late adulthood found that having chronic inflammation in middle age may be linked to an increased risk of frailty and overall poorer health decades later.

Study says meat protein is unhealthy, bu

London, Apr 25 (IBNS): A studyconducted by researchers in California and France has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart.

New studies show dark chocolate consumpt

London, Apr 25 (IBNS): New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate.

Antibiotic resistance can be caused by s

London, Apr 24 (IBNS): Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a global and growing problem in health care.

New study indicates obesity can begin da

Pune,  Apr 23 (IBNS): World over and in India, increasing incidence of liver diseases at an early age has become a cause for worry for healthcare providers. So much so that liver diseases are being touted as the next biggest lifestyle disease after diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

Patient immune response could potentiall

Vienna, Apr 22 (IBNS): Patients’ own immune response has the potential to prevent the development and progression of heart failure, according to research presented today at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2018, a European Society of Cardiology congress.

Too many unneccesary medications prescri

Sydney, Apr 22 (IBNS): Medication use climbed 10 percent per year among newly diagnosed dementia patients, a new international study led by the University of Sydney reveals.

Meditation could help anxiety and cardio

New York, Apr 21 (IBNS): In a student-led study, one hour of mindfulness meditation shown to reduce anxiety and some cardiovascular risk markers.

Eight Ayurvedic tips to beat the heat th

New Delhi, Apr 17 (IBNS): We all have to deal with summer heat and have hated it most of the time due to skin eruptions, sweat and dehydration, summers are mostly about these problems. However, thanks to Ayurveda that practices the science of natural health and has a lot to offer.

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis

London, Apr 17 (IBNS): Antimicrobial therapy targeting specific cells in the immune system could prevent sepsis and life-threatening disease in people suffering from pneumonia, new research led by Leicester scientists has shown.

Coffee and tea may help manage irregular

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Patients being treated for heart rhythm disorders are commonly advised to avoid caffeine, however a new study suggests coffee and tea may be tolerated – and could even help manage an irregular heart rate.Study lead, Prof Peter Kistler, is the director of electrophysiology at The Alfred, and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. 


Young Australian females have lower life

Melbourne, Apr 17 (IBNS): Young Australian females have lower lifestyle risk for chronic disease compared to male counterparts.

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in childr

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity.

Painkillers in pregnancy may affect baby

London, Apr 16 (IBNS): Taking painkillers during pregnancy could affect the fertility of the unborn child in later life, research suggests.

Certain iron supplements may influence t

Canberra, Apr 16 (IBNS): Two common iron compounds increase the formation of a known biomarker for cancer, according to a new study of cancer cells from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Obesity, Killing Us Softly

Some forty years back you wouldn’t have seen many a fat people on the streets. On the silver screen, there was one and only Oliver Hardy. Now, you often come across obese people jostling for space in overcrowded pavements in a metropolis.

Digital addiction increases loneliness,

New York, Apr 13 (IBNS): Smartphones are an integral part of most people’s lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times.

88% of Delhiites suffer from lack of Vit

New Delhi, Apr 13 (IBNS): Concerned over the alarming rise of insufficient  Vitamin D in India, about 8 in 10 people in Delhi suffer from Vitamin D deficiency which causes chronic muscle pain, spasms, low energy levels, depression etc, according to ASSOCHAM Healthcare Committee report brought out by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) here on Friday.

Food allergy is linked to skin exposure

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Infant and childhood food allergy, whose cause has long been a mystery, has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to pro

Geneva, Apr 11 (IBNS): WHO and UNICEF on Wednesday issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually.

Severity of menopause symptoms could hel

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women.

Feeling anxious? blame size of your wais

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IBNS): Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women.

Disease outbreaks threaten Papua New Gui

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): In earthquake-hit Papua New Guinea, United Nations agencies on the ground are warning of a new looming threat: water-borne disease outbreaks, such as that of diarrhoea and measles.

Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alz

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE. 

Physical activity helps fight genetic ri

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): Keeping fit, even if you’re born with a high genetic risk for heart disease, still works to keep your heart healthy, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Universal health coverage key to safer,

New York, Apr 7 (JEN): The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday marked World Health Day, and the agency’s 70th anniversary, with a strong call for universal health coverage, to ensure that all people can get quality health services, where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship.

More dairy is associated with higher bon

New York, Apr 6 (IBNS):  Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), Wageningen University, Tilburg University, University of Reading, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have discovered that higher intake of dairy foods, such as milk, yogurt, and cheese, is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men. Dairy intake seems to be most beneficial for men over age 50, and continued to have positive associations irrespective of serum vitamin D status.

Poverty increases risk of non-communicab

New York, Apr 6 (IBNS): Poverty increases the risk of death and disability from non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes in low- and middle-income countries, a new systematic review shows.

Smartphone ‘scores’ can help doctors

New York, Apr 6 (IBNS): Parkinson’s disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because symptoms, such as tremors and walking difficulties, can vary dramatically over a period of days, or even hours.

Prioritize universal health coverage; pr

New Delhi, Apr 4 (IBNS): The World Health Organization ton Wednesday called upon countries in its South-East Asia Region to step-up efforts towards universal health coverage, to provide quality health services to all people when and where they need them, without having to suffer financial hardship.

Rotary Club of Madhyamgram Metropolitan,

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): Rotary Club of Madhyamgram Metropolitan in association with the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), USA, has successfully been running a 10 bedded day clinic with all amenities named as 'Rotary Clinic' for treatment & prevention of diseases of women and child and vision care for all at Madhyamgram in collaboration with Rotary Club of Brentwood, USA (Rotary International District 6760) under the aegis of The Rotary Foundation Global Grant.

Vigorous physical activity lowers risk o

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): New research by Cancer Council NSW has confirmed that physical activity is an important factor in preventing cancer: the study found that vigorous physical activity lowered someone’s risk of developing colon cancer by 22%.

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