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  • Complementary cancer therapies do more harm than good: Expert
    Complementary cancer therapies do more harm than good: Expert
    New Delhi, November 15 (IANS) A medical expert has said that cancer patients should tell doctors treating them about the herbal products they may be taking since some ingredients could affect their treatment. Maria Joao Cardoso, the head breast…
  • Climate change to hit health of Indian children hard: Lancet
    Climate change to hit health of Indian children hard: Lancet
    Indian schoolchildren cover their faces as they walk to school amid heavy smog in New Delhi on November 8, 2017.  AFP File Photo   New Delhi, November 14 (IANS) Children in India will be particularly vulnerable to the ill effects of climate change…
  • AI tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients
    AI tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients
    New York, November 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients. The machine learning algorithm based on de-identified electronic health, records data of 5,822…
  • E-cigarettes more harmful to heart than tobacco: Study
    New York, November 13 (IANS): Researchers have found that electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes might be just as harmful to the heart, than traditional cigarettes. "Our results suggest that e-cigarette use is associated with…
  • Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study
    Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study
    New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Women who consume a higher proportion of their daily calories late in the evening are more likely to be at risk of cardiovascular disease than women who do not, researchers have warned. For the study, the research team…
  • Teenage anxiety leads to harmful drinking
    Teenage anxiety leads to harmful drinking
    London, November 13 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Bristol have found evidence of an association between generalised anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later. The study, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol…
  • High pollution causing eye problems in Delhi
    High pollution causing eye problems in Delhi
    New Delhi, November 12 (IANS) With pollution levels reaching alarming levels in the national capital, ophthalmologists have observed a sharp rise in the number of patients suffering from eye problems including allergy, burning and itching.…
  • How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes
    How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes
    New Delhi, November 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. According to the health experts here, meditation also helps in rejuvenating the mind, mental well being, better concentration power along…
  • Interactive AI-powered app for diabetes launched in India
    Interactive AI-powered app for diabetes launched in India
    New Delhi, November 11 (IANS) The eddii virtual health buddy app, launched on Monday in India in the run up to the World Diabetes Day, solves that problem by gamifying health tracking and management. eddii is an AI-powered virtual character who…
  • AI can predict if you will die within next year
    New York, November 11 (IANS): After looking at standard ECG tests, Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help identify patients most likely to die of any medical cause within a year, claim researchers. To reach this conclusion, researchers from…
  • Space alters human heart cells which return to normal on Earth
    Space alters human heart cells which return to normal on Earth
    New York, November 11 (IANS) Heart cells are altered in space but return to normal within 10 days on Earth, say researchers who examined cell-level cardiac function and gene expression in human heart cells cultured aboard the International Space…
  • Impaired liver function in pregnancy ups obesity risk in kids
    Impaired liver function in pregnancy ups obesity risk in kids
    London, November 11 (IANS) Impaired liver function during pregnancy may alter gut bacteria composition and increase the risk of obesity in children, according to a new study. In a rodent of model of the most common liver disease in pregnancy, the…
  • Nutritional deficiency: Big downside of weight loss surgery
    Nutritional deficiency: Big downside of weight loss surgery
    New Delhi, November 10 (IANS) Bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teenagers, but the recipients may develop nutritional deficiencies years after treatment that can carry their own health risks if not properly managed, said…
  • People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
    Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke
    People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis   New Delhi, November 9 (IANS) Researchers conducting a study in a periurban area in southern India have found that air pollution in the country…
  • Finally, a 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe in US
    Finally, a 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe in US
    San Francisco, November 9 (IANS) The investigation into the mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarette use in the US has led to the identification of a potential culprit by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As of November 5,…
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