Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies: Study
Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies: Study


Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies: Study. Analysts for a recent study, designed a pioneering technique to spot differences between immune cells in tumours that could speed the development of cancer treatments. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed genes from anonymised medical databases of thousands of tumours to identify genes associated with immune

Can diabetes medication improve heart structure?

Can diabetes medication improve heart structure? According to a recent study, diabetes medication empagliflozin can improve cardiac structure in diabetics who also have heart disease. Led by St. Michael’s Hospital researchers, the study was presented at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago. “Empagliflozin is used to reduce glucose in diabetes patients, but it also

Adults report distress associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings Adults report distress associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings: Study

Adults report distress associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings. According to a recent research, Adults report distress associated with difficulty in controlling sexual feelings. About 10 percent of men and 7 percent of women report significant levels of distress and social impairment associated with difficulty controlling their sexual feelings, urges and behaviors, the study suggested.Compulsive

BJP, Opposition leaders condole tragic demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar

BJP, Opposition leaders condole tragic demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar. From President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Union Minister Rajnath Singh and Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi, politicians from various parties condoled the tragic demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who breathed his last at a hospital in Bengaluru on Monday.

Women who wake up early less prone to breast cancer Women who wake up early less prone to breast cancer

Women who wake up early less prone to breast cancer. Turns out, women who are naturally early risers were found to have a lower risk of developing breast cancer. According to a study, one in 100 women who considered themselves morning people developed breast cancer, compared with two in every 100 women who called themselves

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Importance of breast screening in reducing risk of breast cancer death

Breast screening is linked to lower risk of breast cancer death, according to a study. Importance of breast screening in reducing risk of breast cancer death. The research, led by Queen Mary University of London, has been published in the journal Cancer. The research, led by Queen Mary University of London, has been published in the journal Cancer. The research, using data from

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Stop smoking, eat healthy and meditate daily to avoid obesity

Avoid obesity and its related health problems like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal disorders by changing few habits. Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts. Nutritionist Neha Ranglani and Anju Ghei, wellness expert at VLCC have listed ways to preventing obesity: Eat healthy: A balanced diet should be a healthy mix of

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Salman Khan fulfilled dream of a little boy suffering from cancer

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan‘s films do extraordinary business at the box office and is a star in demand. He is also one of those actors who knows how to keep his fans and followers happy. The ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ actor is always helping people in need and is a true humanitarian. Recently, Salman Khan fulfilled a wish of a

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Know the Four healthy habits to cultivate in the New Year 2019

As we get ready to welcome 2018, most of us also commit to being better versions of ourselves. Leading a healthier lifestyle usually tops the list, but it is also one of the toughest things to achieve. There are four simple tips that you can incorporate this new year to finally become a new you. Exercise daily: Promise

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Tips for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle in the winters

Tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in winter. The onset of winters can prove to be a health hazard if you are not following a nutritious diet, and a balanced lifestyle. So make sure you are getting right nutrition this chilly season. Noorul Ameen, Naturopathy Physician at Organic India, lists down some tips to stay

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Participating in sports during childhood benefits bone health

A recent study, performed at Curtin University, followed 984 children into young adulthood. Males who were ‘consistent sport participators’ from ages 5-17 years had significantly greater whole body and leg bone mineral content at age 20 years than those who dropped out of sport , whereas males who ‘joined sport  had significantly greater leg bone mineral content than those who

Punjab: 100 yards around educational institutions to be Tobacco Free Zones

Punjab: 100 yards around educational institutions to be Tobacco Free Zones. To further tighten the noose around the neck of offenders who are bent on violating the anti-tobacco law, Punjab government on Thursday said that 100 yard area around every educational institution will be put under the yellow line, demarcating them as Tobacco Free Zone.

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi
Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi. Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government over the rising pollution level in the national capital. The 37-year-old accused the government of making “false promises” to people and failing to curb pollution and dengue menace. Taking to his

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'severe' category
Delhi’s air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category

Delhi’s air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category. Smog and dust continued to blanket the national capital on Wednesday, as air quality in a number of areas fell to the ‘severe’ category. In its advisory, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) instructed people to avoid morning walks and any other outdoor

Study recommends one-year gap between pregnancies
Study recommends one-year gap between pregnancies

Study recommends one-year gap between pregnancies. According to a new research, 12 to 18 months is the ideal length of time between giving birth and getting pregnant again. The study was published in the Journal of JAMA Internal Medicine and was performed at the University of British Columbia and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of

Frailty could lower kidney failure patients’ chances of getting transplant

Frailty could lower kidney failure patients’ chances of getting transplant. According to a recent study, frailty is linked to lower likelihoods of being placed on the kidney transplant waitlist and of receiving a transplant. The findings were presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. To investigate whether frailty in patients

Disabled persons from India, Bangladesh play friendly cricket match

Disabled persons from India, Bangladesh play friendly cricket match. A friendly cricket match between the disabled persons from India and Bangladesh was organised here on Saturday by the Tripura Protibondhi Adhikar Moncho. The game, besides improving the relation between India and Bangladesh, also aimed towards encouraging disable persons to come forward and show their capabilities.

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia. According to the findings of a recent research, acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of developing dementia. The findings will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. AKI, an abrupt decline in kidney function, often arises

5 new Zika virus cases reported in Jaipur

5 new Zika virus cases reported in Jaipur. Five fresh Zika virus cases have been detected in Jaipur on Thursday. However, out of a total of 140 patients who were infected with Zika, 131 have recovered from it. In view of the rising cases, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) medical and health Veenu Gupta had said

Smoking during pregnancy linked to early puberty in kids
Smoking during pregnancy linked to early puberty in kids

Smoking during pregnancy linked to early puberty in kids. Here’s another reason to stop smoking when pregnant! A recent study has linked earlier puberty in children with mother’s smoking during pregnancy. The Aarhus University study has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. “We found that children of mothers who had smoked more than