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  • One-third of lung cancer patients have depression: Study
    One-third of lung cancer patients have depression: Study
    New York, December 5 (IANS) About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. For many of these patients -- particularly those with severe…
  • WHO target 2.2 million children in DRC measles vaccination drive
    WHO target 2.2 million children in DRC measles vaccination drive
    An ampoule containing a Priorix measles vaccine is placed next to a syringe on a tray at a pediatrician's practice in Munich, Germany, 27 May 2019. EPA-EFE/LUKAS BARTH-TUTTAS   Kinshasa, December 5 (efe-epa).- Some 2.2 million children will be…
  • Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners
    Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners
    New York, December 5 (IANS) Researchers have found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't use these products. The study, published in the…
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    Peanuts, eggs may prevent food allergies in high risk infants
    London, December 5 (IANS) Researchers have found that introducing peanuts and eggs to high-risk babies as early as three months could prevent them from developing allergies to those foods in later life. According to UK current guidelines, babies…
  • Aspirin can be safe option to treat migraines: Study
    Aspirin can be safe option to treat migraines: Study
    New york, December 4 (IANS) Aspirin can be considered an effective and safe option to other, more expensive medications to treat acute migraines as well as prevent recurrent attacks, a new study suggests. The review, published in the American…
  • Social media use linked to eating disorder in children
    Social media use linked to eating disorder in children
    Sydney, December 4 (IANS) Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing such as Snapchat and Instagram, is associated with eating disorder in…
  • Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study
    Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study
    London, December 4 (IANS) The vast majority of in-use make-up products such as beauty blenders, mascara and lip gloss are contaminated with potentially life threatening superbugs, researchers have warned. "Make-up products used every day by…
  • Protein promotes cancer,suppresses anti-tumour immunity
    Protein promotes cancer,suppresses anti-tumour immunity
    New York, December 4 (IANS) Researchers have found that a protein involved in immune response to microbes also can fuel cancer development and suppress the response to the disease. Working in mouse models of lung cancer, the research team found…
  • Researchers find new way to treat pancreatic cancer
    Researchers find new way to treat pancreatic cancer
    Jerusalem, December 3 (IANS) Pancreatic cancer is resistant to all current treatments. Patients have extremely poor chances of surviving for five years after being diagnosed but a new study found that a small molecule has the ability to induce the…
  • Ice baths not helpful for repairing, building muscle
    Ice baths not helpful for repairing, building muscle
    New Delhi, December 3 (IANS) Successful athletes such as Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are known for using ice baths after exercise, however new research suggests that ice baths aren't helpful for repairing and building muscle over time,…
  • Brushing teeth 3 times a day can lower heart failure risk
    Brushing teeth 3 times a day can lower heart failure risk
    Seoul, December 3 (IANS) Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a new study. Tooth brushing three or more times a day was associated with a 10 per cent lower risk of atrial…
  • Brain networks that play key role in suicide risk identified
    Brain networks that play key role in suicide risk identified
    London, December 2 (IANS) Researchers have identified key networks within the brain which they say interact to increase the risk that an individual will think about - or attempt - suicide. Combining the results from all of the brain imaging studies…
  • Increased testicular cancer risk in regular cannabis smokers: Study
    Increased testicular cancer risk in regular cannabis smokers: Study
    New Delhi, December 2 (IANS) Men increase the risk of developing testicular cancer by 36 per cent by regularly smoking cannabis, a media report said quoting a US study. US experts have listed their findings in the monthly journal of the American…
  • Pharmacist-led interventions may prevent heart disease
    Pharmacist-led interventions may prevent heart disease
    London, December 2 (IANS) Researchers have found that pharmacist-led interventions such as patient education, medication review, and medication management can be pivotal in preventing heart-related illnesses. The study, published in the British…
  • Samoa measles outbreak death toll climbs to 48
    Samoa measles outbreak death toll climbs to 48
    A fishing boat is seen in the early morning near Taumeasina Island Resort in Apia, Samoa on September 8, 2017. (EFE-EPA File Photo)   Bangkok Desk, December 1 (EFE-EPA): The death toll in Samoa’s measles outbreak has risen to 48, with four dying…
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