Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study
Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study


Kidney disease may risk diabetes: Study. New York, If you are suffering from kidney dysfunction, you may be at high risk of developing diabetes, finds a study.The risk may be attributed to the rising level of urea — the nitrogen-containing waste product in blood, which comes from the breakdown of protein in foods.Kidneys normally remove urea

Major cause of dementia discovered Major cause of dementia discovered

Major cause of dementia discovered: London, The build-up of urea in the brain to toxic levels can lead to brain damage and eventually dementia, according to a study that confirms the major cause of the neurodegenerative disease. The finding has important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis of dementia, according to Professor Garth Cooper from The

Emojis may help track cancer patients' quality of life Emojis may help track cancer patients’ quality of life

Emojis may help track cancer patients’ quality of life: Washington, Using emojis instead of traditional emotional scales may help in assessing cancer patients’ physical, emotional and overall quality of life, a study has found. “Cancer patients receive complex medical care, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted agents that may result in physical, emotional, financial and spiritual consequences

Soy, broccoli may cut breast cancer treatment’s side effects

New York, Dec 11 Consuming soy foods such as soy milk and tofu and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbages, kale and broccoli may help reduce common side effects of treatment in breast cancer survivors, researchers say. Treatments designed to prevent breast cancer recurrence often inhibit the body’s production or use of oestrogen — the hormone

Brain injury can lead to gut dysfunction

New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Brain injury can lead to gut dysfunction. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause gut dysfunction, which then has the potential to worsen the original brain injury, says a new study.”These results indicate strong two-way interactions between the brain and the gut that may help explain the increased incidence of systemic

Rannvijay Singh pledges to create awareness on responsible drinking habits

Rannvijay Singh pledges to create awareness on responsible drinking habits. A global campaign by Johnnie Walker “JOIN THE PACT’, marked its marvellous 10th year in 2017. This marquee campaign has been encouraging people to NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE. With the aim to collect 5 million commitments from consumers by end of 2018, Johnnie Walker promises

Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking
Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking

Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking: While nicotine may not be completely safe for a pregnant mother’s foetus, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking for women who are not able to quit on their own, says a new study.Researchers suggest that the study, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, should give

Australian opposition announces plan to 'make HIV history'
Australian opposition announces plan to ‘make HIV history’

Australian opposition announces plan to ‘make HIV history’: Canberra, The country’s main opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) on Monday unveiled its plan to “make HIV history”.Announced by health spokesperson Catherine King, the plan would see the ALP spend $39.8 million on eliminating the HIV infection if its wins the 2018 federal election, reports Xinhua news agency.The

Drink your way to a smarter you with wine
Drink your way to a smarter you with wine

Drink way to a smarter you with wine: London [UK],  You would have probably heard that red wine is good for health, right? And now here’s another reason to raise a toast as according to an expert, it can also make your brain function more efficiently. According to Yale neuroscientist, Gordon Shepherd, drinking wine stimulates more grey

HIV/AIDS cases increase in Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 10,  HIV/AIDS infection cases are on the rise in Pakistan, according to new data.An estimated 133,000 people in Pakistan were tested positive with, according to statistics from the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), adding as many as 21,129 new cases reported in 2017 while some 9,000 patients died of AIDS this year, reports

Older mothers may up risk of infertility in daughters
Older mothers may up risk of infertility in daughters

Older mothers may up risk of infertility in daughters:  Women who delay motherhood are likely to increase the risk of damaging the fertility of their daughters, a study has warned.The findings showed that female fertility declines with age because genetic damage accumulates in a woman’s eggs.This genetic damage that builds up in older eggs gets passed

Losing weight may cut breast cancer risk: study
Losing weight may cut breast cancer risk: study

Losing weight may cut breast cancer risk: study. Washington, Losing weight can help reduce the risk of breast cancer by up to a third, a study has found. Excess weight raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones that help drive tumours. However, whether the risk could be reduced by a successful diet was not

Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study
Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study

Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study. London, Anti-impotency Viagra drug used to prevent serious growth complications affecting babies in the womb is ineffective, finds a study. Foetal growth restriction, commonly called intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), is a complicated pregnancy condition, in which a baby does not grow to normal weight.The condition develops when the placenta

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A call for action to improve healthcare for rare disease patients

Emphasising on the need for providing relief to rare disease patients, the Delhi High Court stressed on the importance of state governments’ intervention for the same. Health being a state subject, Justice Manmohan of the High Court urged the states to showcase urgency in the matter.While Justice Manmohan appreciated the efforts and the progress made

Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study

London, Dec 9 (IANS) Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study. Anti-impotency Viagra drug used to prevent serious growth complications affecting babies in the womb is ineffective, finds a study.Foetal growth restriction, commonly called intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), is a complicated pregnancy condition, in which a baby does not grow to normal weight.The condition

Losing weight may cut breast cancer risk: study

Losing weight may cut breast cancer risk: Losing weight can help reduce the risk of breast cancer by up to a third, a study has found. Excess weight raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones that help drive tumors. However, whether the risk could be reduced by a successful diet was not known

This smartphone case monitors blood sugar levels on the go
This smartphone case monitors blood sugar levels on the go

This smartphone case monitors blood sugar levels on the go: New York, People with diabetes may soon be able to go on a vacation without their glucose monitoring kits with them. Researchers have developed a smartphone case and app that can record and track their blood glucose readings, whether they are. “Integrating blood glucose sensing into a

Sugary drinks during pregnancy linked to mid-childhood asthma
Sugary drinks during pregnancy linked to mid-childhood asthma

Sugary drinks during pregnancy linked to mid-childhood asthma: New York, Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk of developing asthma if their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant, warns a new study. “Avoiding high intake of sugary drinks during pregnancy and in early childhood could be one of

Yogacharya Amit Dev takes Mahaprabhu Ji’s Yoga to Russia

Yogacharya Amit Dev ji’s mission to spread Mahaprabhu Ji yoga throughout the world reached Russia in the last week of November 2017. He held a yoga camp at the Moscow City Retreat Club from November 29 to December 5, where people of every ethnicity, religion, age, gender were welcomed to experience the magic of yoga.While

Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability: study
Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability: study

Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability: study.  Washington, Canola oil – one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world – may be harmful for the brain, according to a study which found that Canola oil may worsen memory and learning ability.The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, also linked the consumption