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Breast cancer treatments may up heart failure risk

New York, Feb 2, Treating breast cancer patients with chemotherapy and radiation may increase their risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, the American Heart Association has warned. With the advances in treatment, there has been a growing number of breast cancer survivors. However, survivors above the age of 65, were more likely to die from heart

Woman dies after availing treatment from ‘quack’

A 36 year old Bihari woman identified as Laxmi Devi died after availing treatment from a quack in Prem Vihar at Hambran road. The incident took place on Saturday when the woman availed treatment from a medical practitioner named Mohammad Islam who runs a clinic at Hambran road. Mithilesh Kumar, victim’s husband, informed that they were

Sunburn Relief Tips to Soothe Scorched Skin

Home Treatment : Few Sunburn Relief Tips to Soothe Scorched Skin

Home Treatment : Few Sunburn Relief Tips to Soothe Scorched Skin Your skin can burn if it gets too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes. To help heal and soothe stinging skin, it is important to begin treating sunburn as soon as you notice it. The first thing you should do is

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Can’t afford 2 lakhs for the treatment of Chahat and exiting PGI

Can’t afford 2 lakhs for the treatment of Chahat and exiting PGI.A nine month old baby girl named Chahat is having weight of 20 kg two times more than average 9 month baby. A baby girl, who is suffering from obesity  and the weight of her in the age of 4 months was 9 kg

New technique may boost success of infertility treatment

Washington:  Scientists have discovered a wayto regenerate human eggs using the mother’s genetic material that normally goes waste, a breakthrough that may help women of advanced maternal age struggling with infertility treatments. The ‘waste’ DNA comes from small cells called polar bodies that form off eggs and contain the same genetic material as in a

‘Punjab has developed despite step-motherly treatment’

Amritsar: Revenue and Information and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday said despite the fact that Congress governments at centre meted step motherly treatment towards Punjab during last 50 years, Punjab still developed a lot. He said that Punjabis have not only reached new heights on their motherland, but have also made Punjab

‘Sadhu Baba’ arrested for raping women on pretext of cancer treatment

Bihar: ‘Sadhu Baba’ known as Gond has been arrested for allegedly raping women on the pretext of the treatment of cancer in Bihar on Thursday. According to the information, the Baba used to frighten the women by using some rituals and on the pretext of treatment he pushes to the rape. The accused Gond has

Vitamin treatment unlocks door to stem cell therapies

Wellington: Vitamins A and C could improve the conversion of adult cells into stem cells, opening the way to advances in biomedical treatments for human diseases, according to a New Zealand-led study released on Friday. The research team discovered that the two vitamins complemented each other in erasing “memory” associated with DNA, an important effect

Don’t deny treatment to dengue, chikungunya patients: HC

New Delhi: Concerned over rise in dengue and chikungunya cases which have claimed several lives, Delhi High Court today asked city hospitals run by the Centre and AAP government not to deny treatment to patients as it passed a slew of directions in the matter. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita

Protein shows promise for effective Alzheimer’s treatment

New York: Researchers have found that a protein may help reverse the effects of damaging plaques in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The findings may offer clues leading to successful treatment of the disease. The accumulation in the brain of plaques formed from deposits of a critical protein, known as amyloid beta, is a

Proper geological treatment can save Sukhna Lake: Dr Arya

Sukhna Lake, the pristine beauty of Chandigarh, continues to shrink despite a slew of initiatives taken by the Chandigarh Administration. Recently, it had made headlines in the newspapers when the Punjab and High Court was concerned over the issue. The Administration had also called for solutions from the public to save it.   Talking to

New non-invasive method could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Washington:A new, non-invasive method to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the progression of the disease, scientists say. Researchers from the University of Florida (UF) in the US used functional magnetic resonance imaging to show areas where Parkinson’s disease and related conditions cause progressive decline in

Simple brain scan could help improve Parkinson’s treatment

New York: Researchers have discovered that tracking changes in five brain areas linked to movement and balance with a simple non-invasive imaging technique could help evaluate experimental treatment to slow or stop the progress of Parkinson’s. The researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to reveal areas where Parkinson’s disease and related conditions cause progressive decline

Botham takes impotence treatment, encourages men to seek help

London: Cricket legend Ian Botham today revealed that he underwent impotence treatment and has encouraged other men suffering sexual problems to seek help. The 60-year-old former English cricketer said he had four sessions of shockwave therapy to prevent erectile dysfunction in the future. He said: “I’m a male and men do have problems and you

Attack on RSS leader: AIIMS doctor reaches Ludhiana to examine him

Ludhiana: The condition of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja is continued to be critical even after three days after the murderous attack on him in Jalandhar. On Tuesday a team of two doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) visited Hero Heart DMC Institute, Ludhiana and examined Gagneja. Gagneja is on ventilator from last three

Smoking can hamper breast cancer treatment

London: Women who smoke are less likely to respond to breast cancer treatments in comparison to those who abstain from it, and on the contrary they may be negatively affected by it, says a study. Women suffering with breast cancers were treated mostly with aromatase inhibitors — drugs that lower oestrogen levels in fatty tissue

Nutritional supplement could improve Parkinson’s treatment

New York: Oral nutritional supplement of a natural molecule has been found to benefit patients in a preliminary clinical trial for Parkinson’s disease, researchers have reported. In the study, researchers found that administration of the natural molecule, n-acetylcysteine (NAC), with strong antioxidant effects, improved the patient’s mental and physical abilities. “This study reveals a potentially

Pakistan’s Edhi declines offer of treatment abroad

Islamabad: Philanthropist and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi on Friday declined Pakistan’s former President Asif Ali Zardari’s offer of treatment abroad. Zardari on Thursday proposed to Edhi for treatment abroad, but the philanthropist, declining the offer, said he preferred to receive treatment in Pakistan, Dawn online reported. “Should I take you with me to