Study links one alcoholic drink in a day to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an…

Study links one alcoholic drink in a day to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an…

Study links one alcoholic drink in a day to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an…

Study links one alcoholic drink in a day to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an…

Study links one alcoholic drink in a day to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study of nearly 108,000 people has found that people who regularly drink a modest amount of alcohol are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition where the heart beats in an…

Research suggest simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer

London [UK], January 19 (ANI): New research has demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives.Led by the University of Exeter, and…

Research suggest simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer

London [UK], January 19 (ANI): New research has demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives.Led by the University of Exeter, and…

Research suggest simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer

London [UK], January 19 (ANI): New research has demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives.Led by the University of Exeter, and…

Fried food intake linked to heightened serious heart disease, stroke risk

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): While fried food is considered detrimental to health, a new study sheds light on its effects. The findings of a pooled analysis of the available research suggest that fried-food intake is linked to…

Fried food intake linked to heightened serious heart disease, stroke risk

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): While fried food is considered detrimental to health, a new study sheds light on its effects. The findings of a pooled analysis of the available research suggest that fried-food intake is linked to…

Teens with anxiety, depression may benefit from peer confidants at school

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges including depression and anxiety, compared to teachers or counsellors in the school. The majority also agree that peer sup...

Study: Where COVID-19 hit hardest, sudden deaths outside the hospital increased

Philadelphia [US], January 18 (ANI): A new study comparing the incidence of sudden deaths occurring outside the hospital across New York City's highly diverse neighbourhoods with the percentage of positive SARS-CoV-19 tests found that increased sudden ...

Study finds changing diets, not less physical activity, may best explain childhood obesity crisis

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of a traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned daily -- is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children's body fat, according to a new…

Study finds metabolism’s possible role in depression

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Certain metabolites may be predictive indicators for persons at risk for recurrent major depressive disorder, suggests a recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collabo...

Menopause may be blamed for increased forgetfulness, lack of attention: Study

Cleveland [Ohio], January 17 (ANI): A woman's menopause stage can affect cognitive performance, and declines in memory may persist in the post-menopause period, a new study suggests.The study suggests, if you're a bit more forgetful or having more…

Study suggests ovarian cancer cells adapt to their surroundings to aid tumour growth

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Researchers have shared a detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity, in a recent study published in Frontiers in Oncology.Researchers show that structur...

Study suggests ovarian cancer cells adapt to their surroundings to aid tumour growth

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Researchers have shared a detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity, in a recent study published in Frontiers in Oncology.Researchers show that structur...

Study suggests children’s weight likely not affected by proximity to fast food restaurant

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): The availability of fast-food restaurants on the route between children's houses and their schools does not affect children's weight, suggest the findings of a novel study.Reducing the rate of childhood obesity is a…

Here’s how a walk in park may help mitigate work-related stress

Tsukuba [Japan], January 16 (ANI): While working people always are on a lookout to get rid of the stress related to office, a new study has found that people who regularly take walks in forests or greenspaces may…

Fragmented sleep patterns can predict vulnerability to chronic stress: Study

Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], January 16 (ANI): An animal model to demonstrate how abnormal sleep architecture can be a predictor of stress vulnerability has been introduced by NYU Abu Dhabi's Laboratory of Neural Systems and Behavior for…

Special interests can be assets for youth with autism

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A new survey from the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders has found certain strategies for children with disabilities that can help reduce anxiety and improve mental health.Kerri Nowell, a p...

Rapid blood test identifies COVID-19 patients at high risk of severe disease: Study

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test can predict -- within a day of a hospital admission -- which patients…

Researchers find better diet, glucose uptake in the brain lead to longer life in fruit flies

Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI): Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered that fruit flies with genetic modifications to enhance glucose uptake have significantly longer lifespans.Looking at the brain cells of ageing flies, they f...

Study finds COVID isolation worsens student diets, inactivity, alcohol intake

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A University of Saskatchewan study has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant worsening of already poor dietary habits, low activity levels, sedentary behaviour, and high alcohol consumption among uni...

Frontline health care workers complete preparations to start corona vaccination from Saturday:Balbir Sidhu

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 15: The Punjab Government has completed the preparations for launching Corona Vaccination Program under which first the health care workers (Central, State and Armed…

Acute itching in eczema patients linked to environmental allergens

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.It further indicates that the…

Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19, diabetes

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse…

Racial, ethnic disparities in COVID-19 impact on life expectancy

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): A study quantifies the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on life expectancy in the United States on the basis of racial and ethnic disparities. A disproportionate number of US COVID-19 deaths have occurred among…

Study: Depression, stress could dampen efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Washington [US], January 14 (ANI): Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviours can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain vaccines. A new report suggests that the same may…

Effects of head trauma from intimate partner violence largely unrecognised

Washington [US], January 14 (ANI): While there is an abundant amount of research about traumatic brain injuries in athletes and those serving in the military, the same data is scarce when it comes to concussions and head and…

Researchers find how the brain paralyses you while you sleep

Tsukuba [Japan], January 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tsukuba led by Professor Takeshi Sakurai have found neurons in the brain that link, narcolepsy, cataplexy, and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder disorders and could pro...

First-degree relative with kidney disease increases risk by three-fold

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): In a large population-based family study, family history of kidney disease was strongly associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease.In this large population-based family study recently published in the Am...

First-degree relative with kidney disease increases risk by three-fold

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): In a large population-based family study, family history of kidney disease was strongly associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease.In this large population-based family study recently published in the Am...

Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more fragmented sleep: Study

Montreal [Canada], January 13 (ANI): Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according…

Metabolism may play role in recurrent major depression

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists, have found that certain metabolites may be predictive indicators for persons at risk for recurrent major de...

Killing cancer by unleashing the body’s own immune system

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher might have found a new way to help the body's immune system get past that deception and destroy cancer."Normally, your body's immune cells are constantly on patrol to…

Study suggests menopause may be blamed for increased forgetfulness, lack of attention

Cleveland [Ohio], January 13 (ANI): A new study suggests that a woman's menopause stage can affect cognitive performance, and declines in memory may persist in the post-menopause period.The study suggests, if you're a bit more forgetful or having…

Ovarian cancer cells adapt to their surroundings to aid tumour growth: Study

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): A detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity has been published in Frontiers in Oncology.Researchers show that structures inside the cells change as the…

Survey finds Americans may delay medical appointments, emergency care during pandemic

Florida [US], January 12 (ANI): A new national survey by the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute has found that many Americans would delay doctor's appointments and even emergency care when COVID-19 rates are high.The survey found 67…

Link between driver of ovarian cancer, metabolism opens up new therapeutic strategies

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): Mutations that inactivate the ARID1A gene in ovarian cancer increase utilisation of the glutamine amino acid making cancer cells dependent on glutamine metabolism, according to a study by The Wistar Institute publishe...

Study finds fragmented sleep patterns can predict vulnerability to chronic stress

Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], January 12 (ANI): New research from NYU Abu Dhabi's Laboratory of Neural Systems and Behavior for the first time used an animal model to demonstrate how abnormal sleep architecture can be a predictor…

Research finds increased first-trimester exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): Pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester of pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study. The study has been led by Samantha Ehrlich,…

Food insufficiency linked to depression, anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic: Study

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): New research shows a 25 per cent rise in food insufficiency during the pandemic is linked to worsened mental health. The new study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.Food insufficiency,…

Make-up of gut microbiome may influence COVID-19 severity, immune response

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): The variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, known as the microbiome, may influence the severity of COVID-19 as well as the magnitude of the immune system response to the infection, suggests…

Landmark study reveals link between gut microbes, diet, illnesses

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): Diets rich in healthy and plant-based foods encourages the presence of gut microbes that are linked to a lower risk of common illnesses including heart disease, research has found.A large-scale international study usi...

Face masks and Covid-19 prevention

Washington (US), January 12 (ANI): Researchers reviewing evidence for the effectiveness of mask usage in preventing Covid-19 transmission, have found that in conjunction with hygiene, distancing, and contact tracing, mask-wearing, particularly by infec...

Novel RNA factors may help cancer cells thrive

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): Recent work by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital pinpoints critical changes in an enzyme known as DICER, which create a cascade of effects on this microRNAome.The team identified primary actors circ2082, a…

Youth using e-cigarettes three times as likely to become daily cigarette smokers: Study

California [US], January 11 (ANI): Starting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, before the age of 18 is a major risk factor for people becoming daily cigarette smokers, suggests a new study.This was reported in the analysis of a large…

Gene therapy strategy found effective in mouse model of hereditary disease TSC

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): A team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has now shown that gene therapy can effectively treat mice that express one of the mutated genes that cause the tuberous sclerosis complex…

Gene therapy strategy found effective in mouse model of hereditary disease TSC

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): A team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has now shown that gene therapy can effectively treat mice that express one of the mutated genes that cause the tuberous sclerosis complex…