People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat, study suggests

Washington D.C. [USA], July 13 (ANI): Following a study on hypercholesterolemia, researchers have suggested that people with the condition should eliminate carbohydrates from their diet instead of fats.Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic disorde...

Study reveals short, frequent walks near water bodies can benefit mental health

Barcelona [Spain], July 12 (ANI): While walking is good for cardiovascular health, a recent study has found additional benefits of the activity. According to a new study, taking frequent, short walks near water bodies, like beaches, lakes, rivers,…

Study reveals good gut bacteria helps reduce the risk for heart disease

Ohio [USA], July 12 (ANI): One of the good bacteria found in the human gut which has a benefit that was unrecognized until now, has been discovered by scientists. The good bacteria has the potential to reduce the…

COVID-19: Number of students, teachers visiting eye specialists surges amid online classes

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], July 12 (ANI): There is a surge in a number of students and teachers visiting eye specialists since the last couple of months due to the conduct of online classes by educational institutes.Speaking to ANI,…

Study suggests physical activity of older people needs tailored monitoring

Helsinki [Finland], July 12 (ANI): With ageing, the ability to move swiftly tends to deteriorate, a phenomenon which needs to be considered when assessing physical activity in older people. A study on active ageing examined movement that exceeds…

Asthma doesn’t seem to increase COVID-19 risk: Study

New Jersey [USA], July 11 (ANI): According to a new study by the team of researchers from Rutgers, asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or influence its severity.The recent research was…

Depression can be treated with probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics

London [UK], July 11 (ANI): A review published in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health suggests that probiotics either taken alone or combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression.But as per the researchers, whether they might…

Study links inadequate sleep with poor emotional health in children

Houston [USA], July 11 (ANI): Taking a sound nap is advised to maintain physical and mental health, a recent study has revealed the effects of inadequate sleep in children. According to recent research, inadequate sleep alters several aspects…

Study links abnormally high blood sugar to higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not diagnosed with diabetes

Wuhan [China], July 11 (ANI): A new research from Wuhan, China shows that in COVID-19 patients, but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes, abnormally high blood sugar is associated with more than double the risk of death and…

Scientists discover protective Alzheimer’s gene, develop rapid drug-testing platform

London [UK], July 10 (ANI): In breakthrough research, a gene has been discovered that can naturally suppress the signs of Alzheimer's disease in human brain cells. The scientists have also developed a new rapid drug-screening system for treatments…

Neuroscientists examine the way brain regions function independently, collectively

Boston [USA], July 10 (ANI): In recent research, neuroscientists examined the way brain regions function independently and collectively. The research could help in a better understanding of parts of the brain that are used to process sensory informatio...

How good gut bacteria help reduce the risk for heart disease

Ohio [USA], July 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now -- the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease.The…

Drug treatment could improve immunotherapy’s effectiveness in cancer patients

California [USA], July 9 (ANI): While immunotherapy, a treatment that uses the human body's immune system to recognize, attack and kill tumour cells, has given hope to people across the globe, it fails in a significant proportion of…

Study links increase in delirium, rare brain inflammation and stroke to COVID-19

London [UK], July 8 (ANI): Neurological complications of COVID-19 can include delirium (abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption), brain inflammation, stroke and nerve damage, a new study has revealed.The study l...

Study finds new link between calcium, cardiolipin in heart defects

Washington D.C. [USA], July 8 (ANI): The heart needs the energy to pump blood. So, energy production defects in heart muscles result in a variety of cardiac diseases. In the light of the following information, scientists have now…

Study suggests common inherited genetic variant is frequent cause of deafness in adults

Washington D.C. [USA], July 7 (ANI): A common inherited genetic variant is a frequent cause of deafness in adults, meaning that many thousands of people are potentially at risk, reveals recent research.The research was published online in the…

New study looks at opioid use, driving outcomes among older adults

Colorado [USA], July 7 (ANI): A new study looks at the relationship between opioid (medicines used for pain relief, including anaesthesia) use and driving among older adults.The study's results led by faculty at the Colorado School of Public…

Review suggests probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may ease depression

London [UK], July 7 (ANI): Probiotics either taken alone or combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression, suggests a review published in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health.But as per the researchers, whether they might help…

Study suggests fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition, exercise counselling

Philadelphia [USA], July 6 (ANI): Overweight, obese men who are fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition or exercise counselling as compared to the men without children, suggests a new study published by Elsevier in the…

Study suggests fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition, exercise counselling

Philadelphia [USA], July 6 (ANI): Overweight, obese men who are fathers are more likely to be referred for nutrition or exercise counselling as compared to the men without children, suggests a new study published by Elsevier in the…

Researchers find asthma does not seem to increase the severity of COVID-19

New Jersey [USA], July 6 (ANI): Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or influence its severity, according to a team of Rutgers researchers.The recent research was published in the Journal of…

Study finds asthma, allergies more common in teens who stay up late

Alberta [Canada], July 6 (ANI): Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer from asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a…

Morning exercise can resolve sleep problems after heart bypass surgery: Study

Sophia Antipolis [France], July 5 (ANI): Taking morning walks can be a solution if you are facing trouble sleeping after heart bypass surgery, according to recent research.The research was presented on ACNAP Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform…

Young children with high blood pressure more vulnerable to eye issues

Washington D.C. [USA], July 5 (ANI): According to a new study, young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, which made them more vulnerable to develop retinal microvascular impairment during ear...

Exercise may help prevent vision loss, finds study

Washington DC [USA], July 5 (ANI): While doing exercise is associated with a plethora of mental and physical health benefits, new research has now found that exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and…

Researchers develop eyedrops that prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion

New York [US], July 4 (ANI): Retinal vein occlusion which is a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide can be prevented with a new eye drops solution developed by a team of researchers.A study, in…

Popular chemotherapy drug likely to be less effective in overweight, obese women

Brussels [Belgium], July 4 (ANI): Treatment with docetaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, might have lesser benefits for breast cancer patients who are overweight or obese, according to new research.An international team of researchers based this conclus...

Cyberbullying victims’ experiences differ by ability to handle their emotions

Tokyo [Japan], July 4 (ANI): In the age of digital competency, it is easier for youngsters to fall prey to cyberbullying, as per a study observing the behaviour of bullying victims.Researchers of the study found that different victims…

UK children’s hospital study reports surge in domestic child abuse during pandemic

London [UK], July 3 (ANI): There has been a surge in domestic child abuse during the coronavirus pandemic, suggests the experience of one specialist UK children's hospital.The study was published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.In…

Researchers find simple, inexpensive treatment for veterans suffering from PTSD

Chicago [USA], July 3 (ANI): A team of researchers has now provided an early glimpse of how veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may benefit from one simple and inexpensive treatment involving nitrous oxide, commonly known as…

Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy may develop heart diseases later

Washington D.C. [USA], July 2 (ANI): According to an international team of researchers, women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life.Between 1-6 per cent of…

Researchers reveal simpler way to generate sensory hearing cells

Washington D.C. [USA], July 2 (ANI): A team of researchers is revealing the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. Their approach uses direct reprogramming to produce sensory cells known as…

Andhra CM launches fleet of 1,088 ambulances

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 1 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched a new fleet of 1,088 of '108' and '104' ambulances to provide emergency medicare in urban and rural areas of…

Researchers discover new strategy to treat brain cancer patients

Washington D.C. [USA], July 1 (ANI): A team of investigators has uncovered a potentially promising strategy to target brain tumours -- isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) genes, which are the most common brain tumours diagnosed in younger adults aged 18…

Study suggests menopause increases risk of metabolic syndrome

Ohio [USA], July 1 (ANI): Perimenopause is a time when women become more vulnerable to a number of health problems. A new study based the Canadian Longitudinal Study's data on Aging identified menopause as a risk factor for…

Doctor’s Day: ‘Violence against us breaks our heart’, medics on violent incidents against them during pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Frontline health workers, who have been subjected to criticism and violence in several parts of the country during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic attribute it to the growing commercialisation of the practice among…

Doctor’s Day: ‘Violence against us breaks our heart’, medics on violent incidents against them during pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Frontline health workers, who have been subjected to criticism and violence in several parts of the country during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic attribute it to the growing commercialisation of the practice among…

Study confirms high prevalence of depression during menopause transition

Cleveland [Ohio], July 1 (ANI): A new study has now confirmed the high prevalence of depression, affecting almost 70 per cent of women transitioning into menopause. The study also explained the greatest risk factors for it in postmenopausal…

Study confirms high prevalence of depression during menopause transition

Cleveland [Ohio], July 1 (ANI): A new study has now confirmed the high prevalence of depression, affecting almost 70 per cent of women transitioning into menopause. The study also explained the greatest risk factors for it in postmenopausal…

Plasticity may make neurons vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease, study explains

Washington D.C. [USA], June 30 (ANI): Neurons that regularly remodel are more prone to the dysfunctions linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study."Identifying the molecular characteristics of neurons that are especially vulnerable to neur...

New eye drops may prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion: Study

New York [US], June 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has now developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide.A study, in mice, suggests…

Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

Sophia Antipolis [France], June 29 (ANI): Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health, finds a new study. The study was published in the European Journal…

MRI scan used for heart disease could also pick out aggressive cancers

London [UK], June 29 (ANI): A type of smart MRI scan used in people with heart disease could help assess whether children's cancers are especially aggressive and spot early signs that targeted treatments are working, a new study…

Study reveals improved treatment for children with sickle cell anemia

London [UK], June 28 (ANI): Dose escalation of hydroxyurea treatment for children in Uganda with sickle cell anaemia is more effective and has similar side effects than a lower fixed dose of the same drug, suggest the findings…

Exposure to air pollution, smoking may lead to childhood obesity: Study

Barcelona [Spain], June 28 (ANI): Exposure to smoking (both maternal smoking during pregnancy and second-hand smoking during childhood), air pollution, as well as certain characteristics of the built environment may be associated with a higher developm...

Are you good at maths? You are more likely to intend to quit smoking

Ohio [USA], June 27 (ANI): The will to quit smoking is high among people who are better at maths, according to a recent study.Researchers found that smokers who scored higher on a test of math ability were more…

Five-minute urine test reveals quality of your diet plan: Study

London [UK], June 27 (ANI): According to a recent study, scientists have completed large-scale tests on a new type of five-minute urine test which can measure the health of a person's diet, and produces an individual's unique urine…

Continuing social distancing, taking precautions could help in avoiding second COVID-19 wave: Study

Barcelona [Spain], June 27 (ANI): Continuing with social distancing norms and following other precautionary measures, even after a significant drop in the coronavirus cases, can help in preventing a second wave of the virus spread, suggest a modelling…

Researchers discover improved treatment for children with sickle cell anemia

London [UK], June 26 (ANI): A team of international researchers has found that dose escalation of hydroxyurea treatment for children in Uganda with sickle cell anemia is more effective and has similar side effects than a lower fixed…

New study looks at post-COVID-19 emerging disease in children

Illinois [USA], June 26 (ANI): In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2.A new case series published in the journal Radiology examines the spectrum o...