Study finds more reliable rapid tests for COVID-19

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): During a recent study, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) developed two rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 that are nearly as accurate as the gold-standard test currently used in…

Studies throw light on how TB destroys lungs and how to protect them

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): The findings of two new studies have thrown unprecedented light on disease processes in tuberculosis, identifying key genetic changes that cause damage in the lungs and drug treatment that could speed up recovery.Tubercu...

Flickering screens may help children with reading, writing difficulties: Study

Washington [US], June 15 (ANI): A new study has found a link between visual white noise and cognitive abilities such as memory, reading and non-word decoding in children with reading and writing difficulties.The study "Sensory white noise improves…

Researchers find dosing strategy may affect immunotherapy outcomes

Washington [US], June 15 (ANI): Overweight cancer patients receiving immunotherapy treatments live more than twice as long as lighter patients, but only when dosing is weight-based, suggested a new study led by cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Med...

Ice flavoured e-cigarette use tied to nicotine dependence among young adults: Study

Washington [US], June 15 (ANI): According to a new study, the use of ice flavoured e-cigarettes may be common and positively associated with conventional smoking and nicotine dependence among young adults. The findings of the study were published…

Researchers find compound that blocks SARS-CoV-2, protects lung cells

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): Research conducted at Louisiana State University Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence reports that 'Elovanoids', bioactive chemical messengers made from omega-3 very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids...

Study emphasises importance of early interventions to address insomnia symptoms in children

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): A 15-year longitudinal study shows that childhood insomnia symptoms that persist into adulthood are strong determinants of mood and anxiety disorders in young adults.Results show that insomnia symptoms persisting from ch...

Saliva can be more effective than nasopharyngeal swabs for COVID-19 testing: Study

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): According to a new study, the addition of a simple processing step to saliva samples before testing may improve the COVID-19 detection rate, eliminate the challenges of nasopharyngeal testing, and facilitate mass surveil...

Memory biomarkers confirm aerobic exercise helps cognitive function in older adults

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): Until now, systemic biomarkers to measure exercise effects on brain function and that link to relevant metabolic responses were lacking. A recent study shows a memory biomarker, myokine Cathepsin B (CTSB), increased in…

Promising ovarian cancer treatment proves both effective, efficient

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Preclinical trials of a new radiopharmaceutical to treat ovarian cancer have produced successful results, dramatically limiting tumour growth and decreasing tumour mass. Designed specifically for ovarian cancers that are...

Study examines the effects of COVID-19 on human kidney cells

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Researchers have studied human kidney cells in the lab to examine the effects of COVID-19 on kidney health. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of…

Radiotracer effective for detection and assessment of lung fibrosis: Study

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Positron emission tomography (PET) using a 68Ga-labeled fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis, according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear ...

Mental health of women has higher association with dietary factors

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): According to new research from Binghamton University at State University of New York, mental health of women likely has a higher association with dietary factors than men.The paper, 'Customization of Diet May Promote…

In postpartum women negative relationships impact physical, mental health

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): According to the findings of recent research, postpartum women in bad romantic relationships are not only more likely to suffer symptoms of depression, but they are also at greater long-term risk of illness…

High caffeine consumption linked to higher risk of blinding eye disease: Study

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): Keep a check on your daily intake of caffeine as a new study has found that consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma more than three-fold for those…

Study suggests music listening near bedtime can be disruptive to sleep

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): Most people listen to music throughout their day and often near bedtime to wind down. But can that actually cause your sleep to suffer? A new study suggests that it actually might be…

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids: Study

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): According to a new study, vitamin D deficiency strongly exaggerates the craving for and effects of opioids, potentially increasing the risk for dependence and addiction. The study, led by researchers at Massachusetts Gen...

People with ‘healthy obesity’ still at higher risk of diabetes, CVD: Study

Washington [US], June 11 (ANI): A new study has found that having a normal metabolic profile does not mean that a person with obesity is actually healthy (referred to as metabolically healthy obesity), since they face an increased…

Study shows patient on ketogenic diet living fully with IDH1-mutant glioblastoma

Washington [US], June 11 (ANI): A British man who rejected the standard of care to treat his brain cancer has lived with the typically fatal glioblastoma tumour growing very slowly after adopting a ketogenic diet, providing a case…

Study identifies how COVID-19 linked to Alzheimer’s disease-like cognitive impairment

Washington [US], June 11 (ANI): A new Cleveland clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease-like dementia.The findings, published in Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, indicate an overlap between COVID-19...

184 more deaths, 8494 new Corona positive cases reported in Punjab

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 14 184 deaths and 8494 new Corona positive cases were reported in Punjab in last 24 hours. According to health bulletin issued by the…

Chandigarh reports 10 deaths and 760 new COVID cases; death toll crosses 600

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 14 Chandigarh reported 760 new COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday. 10 deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

Chandigarh records 14 deaths and 776 new COVID cases

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 12 Chandigarh reported 776 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. 14 deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

Chandigarh reports 10 deaths & 895 new COVID-19 cases

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 9 Chandigarh reported 895 new COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday. 10 deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

Chandigarh reports 870 COVID-19 cases & 9 deaths

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 9 Chandigarh reported 870 new COVID-19 positive cases on Saturday. Nine deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

Ozone therapy has also hit the medical world hard, proven in the treatment of many diseases

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 28 For the treatment of various diseases in the country and abroad, various medical methods such as allopathy, ayurvedic and homeopathic, etc., and therapies…

HWCs to be set up in all districts for health and well-being of police personnel: DGP Gupta

The Fact New service Ludhiana, February 27 An important decision has been taken by the Punjab Police keeping in view the health of the employees. Now in all the districts…

Corona collapses after 35 days, 6 patients die in a single day

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 27 Rising cases of dangerous coronavirus in the metropolis have become a matter of concern for the health department. After 35 days, 6 patients…

463 workers get vaccinated against covid vaccine: Civil Surgeon

The Fact News Service Mohali, February 26 District S.A.S. The covid vaccine campaign is getting good responses in the town under which covid shield vaccine is being given to health…

Advantages and disadvantages of Carom Seeds

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 17 It’s great to have a balance of everything in life. In addition to enhancing the taste of food, consumption of thyme is a…

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…

Another 3 +ve cases in Mohali takes active cases to 25

By our Correspondent The Fact News Service June 10 Coronavirus update 3 positive cases reported were today from Nayagaon, Mubarikpur, and Kharar. The patients are identified as Mahinder Joshi a…

Covid number decreasing in Gurdaspur, admin testing suspects in district

The Fact News Service Gurdaspur, June 10 According to the information laid by the district administration officials, the Gurdaspur coronavirus situation is as further mentioned. Out of 6,520 suspected coronavirus…

5 from Fatehgarh Sahib defeat covid

The Fact News Service Fatehgarh Sahib, 10 June Recently 05 persons belonging to village Panecha were found to be corona positive and they were sent to Gian Sagar Hospital, Banur…

Shukarpura and Sundar Nagar areas in Gurdaspur declared as containment zone

The Fact News Service Gurdaspur, June 10 District Magistrate Mohammad Ishfaq has declared the areas of Shukarpura and Sundar Nagar, Batala as cantonment zones to protect them from the coronavirus,…

Mahinga Ram Street in Kotkapura declared as containment zone after 15 cases came +ve

The Fact News Service Kotkapura, June 10 Due to the coronavirus test report coming positive of 15 people from Mahinga Ram Street, near Gurudwara Parwana, Muktsar Road, these areas have…

For this Bollywood actor here is the motivation to stay fit and agile

The Fact News Service April 22: If you are wondering what is keeping 54-year-old model Milind SOman so fit and agile take a look at his inspiration. His 81-year-old mother…

Testing labs set up in region amidst fear of rising COVID-19 cases

Manik Berry/ The Fact News Out of the 79 Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratories (VRDLs) set up by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 7 of them are placed…