Scientists tweak cellular process to speed up ALS treatment

Arizona [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has popped up in the field of medicine which attempts to explore the potential of a certain cellular process - known as endocytosis - to pave the way towards a…

Government not taking coronavirus threat seriously: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the central government is not taking the coronavirus threat seriously and added that timely action is critical in checking a potential outbreak."The coronavirus is…

Researchers suggest stronger behavioural monitoring for teens with ADHD background

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): Adolescents with a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are prone to varied concerns, including adverse mental-health condition, sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), and car accidents.The te...

Intonation, facial expression help toddlers detect speaker’s politeness

Barcelona [Spain], Feb 12 (ANI): As children in their earlier stages of life express themselves through their facial expressions and gestures, they tend to understand the politeness of a speaker in the same way, suggests a study.Gesture and…

Stressing too much can affect your thinking process

Missouri [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): Researchers after a new study have found out that stress can impact aspects of the thinking process of humans including problem-solving.The study was conducted by the researchers of the University Of Missouri School…

Scientists target foot, mouth disease virus to tackle pancreatic cancer

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): A team of scientists are taking the help of the foot and mouth disease virus to tackle common cancer with the worst survival rate - pancreatic cancer.The research team from the Queen…

Teens with ADHD history need stronger monitoring

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers found that adolescents with a history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk for a multitude of adverse outcomes, including sexually-transmitted in...

Ways to improve cancer literacy in young students

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): According to a recent study, implementing cancer education curricula in middle and high schools may improve cancer literacy in Kentuckians and ultimately help reduce cancer rates.The study led by researchers at the…

Parent with an alcohol use disorder affects brain transitions

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): According to a recent study, a parent with an alcohol use disorder affects how brain transitions between active and resting states regardless of their own drinking habits.The study, performed by researchers at…

Study reveals taller young men may have lower dementia risk

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): A recent study suggests men who are taller in young adulthood may have a lower risk of dementia in old age.Finding ways to identify individuals at risk of dementia is essential. It…

Study focuses on new technique to study parasitic infections one cell at a time

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists developed a new technique that may help them to study the body's immune response to intestinal parasite infections one gut cell at a time.Intestinal parasites are a serious threat to both…

Experts suggest fresh air, ventilation may avert Coronavirus infection

Singapore, Feb 11 (ANI): With the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus in China and other parts of the world, experts suggest that staying at well-ventilated areas can avert infection by the virus.Experts further suggest that in addition to washing…

Youth with HIV are less likely to get viral suppression than adults

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): Despite similar enrollment rates in medical care, an analysis showed that young people with HIV have much lower rates of viral suppression when compared to adults.Viral suppression occurs when antiretroviral therapy...

Deficiency of vitamin D during pregnancy linked to increased risk of ADHD

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): In a recent study, MD Minna Sucksdorff from the University of Turku, Finland revealed that alongside genotype, prenatal factors such as vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, can influence the development of ADHD.Th...

Single dose of HPV vaccine can protect from cervical cancer

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers indicated that a single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is as effective as multiple doses for preventing preinvasive cervical disease, which can later develop into…

Review finds excessive smartphone, social media use may be linked to youth mental health

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): A recent article reviews evidence that suggests association between excessive smartphone and social media use and mental distress among adolescents.The authors say this should be among the factors considered by clin...

Coronavirus outbreak led to postponement of Asian Juniors and Cadets Fencing Championships

New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Fencing Confederation of Asia president Celso L Dayrit confirmed that the upcoming Asian Juniors and Cadets Fencing Championships has been postponed for after the Olympic Games, tentatively in August because of coronavi...

Ontario study reveals diabetes more common in First Nations people, especially women

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): According to a recent study in Ontario, diabetes is more common among people of the First Nations, especially women and occurs at younger ages than in other people in the state. First…

Ontario study reveals diabetes more common in First Nations people, especially women

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): According to a recent study in Ontario, diabetes is more common among people of the First Nations, especially women and occurs at younger ages than in other people in the state. First…

Social media users tend to eat healthy or junk if their friends do the same: Study

Birmingham [UK], Feb 9 (ANI): A recent study has suggested that people tend to consume more of either healthy or junk foods after being influenced by their peers. This phenomenon could be attributed to the posts people put…

Physical exercise is beneficial for children’s health

Halle [Germany], Feb 9 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which alternates short phases of intense physical exercise with periods of recovery, can potentially induce a significant improvement in the health ...

High dose intake of opioid is not effective in reducing pain

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 9 (ANI): A recent study has established that high dose intake of opioid is not effective in reducing pain.The researchers' team from Central Arkansas and Minneapolis VA Health Care Systems and three universities have…

Use of e-cigarettes or vaping can be most plausible reason for acute respiratory illness: Study

Washington D.C. [USA] Feb 9 (ANI): According to a recent study, researchers have found that the use of e-cigarettes or vaping could be the most plausible reason for acute respiratory illness and severe difficulty in swallowing.The co-relation came…

All 406 Wuhan returnees at ITBP facility in Delhi test negative of coronavirus

New Delhi [India], Feb 09 (ANI): All 406 people housed at a quarantine facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here have tested negative for the novel coronavirus infection, the ITBP on Sunday."A sampling of all returned from China…

Maharashtra: 3 persons, including a Chinese national, tested negative for coronavirus

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 8 (ANI): The three n-coronavirus suspected patients, including a Chinese national, who created a scare after he vomited midair in Air India flight 852 travelling from Delhi to Pune, have tested negative for the…

Strict vigilance will be maintained on coronavirus situation: Kerala authorities

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 8 (ANI): A day after the Kerala government decided to withdraw the 'state disaster' status given to the feared epidemic of coronavirus, officials from the health department said that strict vigilance will still ...

Parkinson’s disease can start before birth

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 8 (ANI): According to a recent study, people with symptoms of Parkinson's disease before they reach the age of fifty may have brain development disorder even before their birth as the disease can go…

Researchers study role of mutation in blood cancers

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 8 (ANI): A team of researchers, biologists, oncologists discovered a new genetic mutation that disrupts how DNA sends messages to the rest of a cell which has been linked to a large number of…

Molecule takes scientists a step closer to fight against deadliest form of malaria

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 8 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have identified a key molecule that is involved in the development of the deadly form of the tropical disease, Cerebral Malaria. The study identifies a potential drug…

Mindfulness-based therapy helps obese children lose body weight

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 8 (ANI): According to a recent research study, Mindfulness-based therapy may help reduce stress, appetite, and body weight in children with obesity and anxiety. Mindfulness is a psychological technique that uses meditation t...

Study reveals dietary interventions may slow onset of inflammatory, autoimmune disorders

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that significantly reducing dietary levels of the amino acid methionine could slow the onset and progression of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis in high-risk indi...

Study reveals pregnant women in Louisiana at increased risk for homicide

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 7 (ANI): Researchers found that 13 per cent of deaths occurring during or up to one year after pregnancy among Louisiana women in 2016-17 were homicides.Pooja Mehta, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and…

Discussing smoking-risks with network boosts intent to quit, suggests study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 7 (ANI): In a study based involving a group of smokers and non-smokers, researchers have found that awareness among smokers and their assessment of smoking's risks became more accurate by discussing their ideas with…

Study reveals half of lupus rashes harbour high levels of bacterial infections

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 7 (ANI): Lupus is a long-term autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue. Scientists have found one side effect of lupus, that it could also make…

Experts warn against prescribing steroids to treat coronavirus patients

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): Medical practitioners should avoid prescribing steroids to treat coronavirus patients, experts have warned in a study.The study, however, says that clinicians should still administer steroids for conditions such as a...

‘Human textile’ to replace conventional sutures

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): A group of researchers has come up with a unique form of yarn made up of human skin cells that could soon replace conventional sutures in surgical procedures.According to CNN Health, surgeons…

Pregnant women with very high blood pressure more likely to face heart disease risk: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer a heart attack or a cardiovascular death, according to a Rutgers study.It is seen that approximately…

Study reveals pregnant women with high blood pressure face greater heart disease risk

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): According to a recent study, women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular issues.The study was published in the Journal of Women's…

Higher the dose, more the relief: It’s all a myth says study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): According to a recent study conducted over higher dose intake of opioid, it has been observed that such measures are not effective in reducing pain.The researchers' team from Central Arkansas and Minneapolis…

Majority of women in the world unhappy with their breast size

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): In a global study, scientists have found an important public health implication which suggests that the majority of women are unhappy with the size of their breasts.The Breast Size Satisfaction Survey (BSSS),…

Addressing issues, fear of patients may positively affect outcomes, reveals research

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): Three researchers from the University of Tennessee have examined the effects of patient's emotional issues and fear being addressed ahead of surgery, on the overall outcome of the procedure, particularly on pain…

First childhood flu might determine the intensity of its influence later in life

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): Flu during childhood plays a pivotal role in deciding the immunity system against similar illness later in life.Scientists from UCLA and the University of Arizona have found that people's ability to fight…

Study focuses on new genetic drivers of cancer

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 6 (ANI): A recent study has focused on genome analysis that can have critical implications for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.As part of the Pan-Cancer project, scientists have analysed whole-genome sequencing...

Teens’ vaping likely to cause extreme difficulty in breathing, swallowing

Washington D.C. [USA] Feb 5 (ANI): If you don't have a prior record of asthma or respiratory illness, and still get a sudden feeling of acute respiratory distress and severe difficulty in swallowing, the most plausible reason could…

Study highlights benefits of physical activity for older adults

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 5 (ANI): Confirming earlier studies on the correlation between physical activities and healthier living, especailly among adults aged 60 years or older, a team of researchers recently reviewed published reviews of studies and...

Study reveals treating obesity benefits mental health of children

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 5 (ANI): According to an analysis of relevant studies published till date, treating obesity in children and adolescents improves self-esteem and body image.The analysis was published in the journal Pediatric Obesity. It inclu...

Researchers identify genetic variants that reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 5 (ANI): In a breakthrough genetic study, researchers identified new genetic variants that appear to protect against Alzheimer's disease.The study suggests these naturally occurring gene variants reduce the functioning of pro...

Lack of sleep bad for children’s mental health: Study

Warwick [England], Feb 4 (ANI): The hours of sleep children manage to get significantly determines their vulnerability towards depression, anxiety, impulsive behavior, and poor cognitive performance.Sleep states are active processes that support reorga...

Chronic kidney diseases and eventual heart failure have intricate connection: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 4 (ANI): Chronic kidney diseases can lead to heart disorder or even heart-issue related deaths reveals a recent study.The recently conducted research led by Navkaranbir Bajaj, M.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham,...

E-cigarettes are popular among comparatively recent quitters, study suggests

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 4 (ANI): Vaping is common for those who left smoking tobacco within the past 5 years rather than for those who left a decade or more ago.The new findings are revealed online in the journal…