Sitting more might lead to heart diseases in older women, suggests study

Texas [USA], Feb 18 (ANI): Sitting for longer durations might lead to higher risks of heart diseases for overweight or obese women post their menopause, suggests a new study.The study was published in the Journal of the American…

AIIMS starts patient-specific jaw joint replacement

New Delhi, [India], Feb 17, (ANI): While jaw joint is the most complex and maximally used joint in the human body, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has started to perform patient-specific artificial jaw-joint replacement for…

Study reveals states with highest rates of melanoma due to ultraviolet radiation

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): In a recent study, scientists found a wide state-by-state variation in rates of melanoma caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure with highest rates in several states on the East and West Coast including…

Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): In a breakthrough step to improve the diagnosis of ovarian cancer, researchers have a simple blood test that measures the body's own immune response. The new study found that testing for a…

Smart jumpsuit to track development of infants

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 16 (ANI): In a first, researchers have come up with a smart jumpsuit that is capable of measuring the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants starting from the age of five months.The information which…

Your diet can help fight against hospital-acquired infection: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 16 (ANI): The popular opinion that low carb and high protein diets help in maintaining the waistline, also have the chance to alleviate hospital-acquired infections.The study surrounding the hospital-acquired infection Clostr...

Smelling partner’s shirt can improve sleep quality, says study

Ottawa [Canada], Feb 16 (ANI): Smelling the shirt of your partner can improve the quality of sleep, suggests new research.The research was conducted by researchers of the University of British Columbia.The researchers found that study participants who ...

Study reveals subtle decline in cognition predicts progression to Alzheimer’s pathology

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): A recent study reported that early, subtle differences in cognitive performance, such as fewer words recalled on a memory test, are a sign that harmful proteins are accumulating in the brain, even…

Desktop plant can help combat workplace stress, study reveals

Tokyo [Japan], Feb 15 (ANI): Need a solution to calm your mind amid hectic workplace stress? Surprisingly, a potted plant placed right by your desk might help to remedy your daily sufferings, at least to some extent.According to…

Green tea extract combined with exercise may reduce fatty liver: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 15 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers have come up with a potential health strategy to combat fatty liver disease. They have found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the…

Green tea extract combined with exercise may reduce fatty liver: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 15 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers have come up with a potential health strategy to combat fatty liver disease. They have found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the…

Scientists use AI to accurately measure blood flow in heart patients

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): A study has used artificial intelligence (AI) for the first time to instantly and accurately measure blood flow in heart patients and its results were found to be able to predict chances…

Study reveals differences in airway size develop during puberty

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): A breakthrough study has found that the differences in airway size between the sexes are developed because of hormonal changes around puberty.According to Paolo Dominelli, a professor in Waterloo's Department of Kin...

Children miss more school when their mothers experience physical violence: Study

Virginia [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): Children of mothers who experience physical violence tend to miss more school, suggests a study.The study was conducted by researchers of George Mason University and was published in the Maternal and Child Health…

Text messaging can improve access to prenatal health information, suggests study

New York [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): Instant messaging apps have made life simpler for people in several ways, one of which includes access to information about prenatal health.Findings of a new study reveal that pregnant urban African American…

Stress in children separated from their parents may leave long-term genetic impacts

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): Increased levels of the stress hormone- cortisol, in young kids who are separated from their parents, especially their mothers, could have a long-term genetic impact on future generations.In a commentary published b...

Fake news can make disease outbreaks worse, research shows

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 14 (ANI): It has come to notice that the spread of misinformation, harmful advice, fake news about diseases could be making its outbreaks worse, according to new research from the University of East Anglia…

Critically blocked leg arteries cause veterans’ death: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 13 (ANI): The number of veterans who were hospitalised in between 2005 and 2014 required amputation or died due to critical blockages in their leg arteries decline, said a recent study.Critical narrowing of leg…

New class of antibiotics to fight off drug-resistant bacteria

Hamilton (Ontario) [Canada], Feb 13 (ANI): A new category of antibiotics has shown promise for countering the constantly mounting threat of drug-resistant bacteria.The newly-found corbomycin and the lesser-known complestatin have a unique approach for ...

Emergency visits rise for opioid-related cases, data reveals

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 13 (ANI): The emergency departments at hospitals are being increasingly utilized by the patients for the treatment for opioid disorders, as per a new analysis.The new analysis in Annals of Emergency Medicine shows that…

Increased hand hygiene at airports can reduce spread of Coronavirus: Study

New Delhi [India], Feb 13 (ANI): With the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus in China and other parts of the world, a recent study has suggested that implementing disease mitigation strategies like proper hand hygiene at airports across the…

Diet makes a difference in fighting against hospital-acquired infection: Study

Nevada [USA], Feb 13 (ANI): In contrast with the popular opinion that low carb and high protein diets help in maintaining the waistline, a new study suggests that the same may lead to alleviation of hospital-acquired infections.The study…

Study links genetics to cannabis dependence in adolescent females

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 13 (ANI): A study conducted on mice by a team of researchers have identified important implications for understanding the influence of genetics on cannabis dependence in adolescent females.The brain's endocannabinoid system r...

Punjab cancels holidays, leaves of staff engaged in managing corona virus disease.

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Punjab government on Wednesday issued the instructions to cancel the holidays or leaves of all the key staff engaged in the reporting and management of COVID-19, the coronavirus disease.Giving the details in…

Study focuses on research that reverses reproductive clock in mice

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough, researchers have lifted fertility rates in older female mice with small doses of a metabolic compound that reverses the ageing process in eggs, offering hope for some women struggling…

Study reveals optimism reduces stroke severity, inflammation

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 12 (ANI): Stroke survivors with high levels of optimism had lower inflammation levels, reduced stroke severity and less physical disability after three months as compared to those who are less optimistic, says a recent…

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…