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  • New method to predict pregnancy disorder developed
    New method to predict pregnancy disorder developed
    Sydney, October 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, one of the leading causes of maternal-foetal mortality worldwide. Preeclampsia can cause devastating complications for women and babies, including…
  • Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study
    Fat accumulates inside lungs of obese people: Study
    Canberra, October 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese. The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, suggested that the fatty tissue…
  • Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients
    Resistance to common antibiotic rising among Indian patients
    New Delhi, October 21 (IANS) Resistance to commonly-used antibiotic clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned. Clarithromycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections…
  • Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
    Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
    New Delhi, October 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that…
  • Smartphone can help patients take pills on time
    Smartphone can help patients take pills on time
    Buenos Aires, October 20 (IANS) The smartphone is now frequently blamed for a lot of health problems, but it appears that the device may also have a positive impact on heart patients. Researchers have found that a simple app can be a cost effective…
  • Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study
    Limiting mealtimes increases motivation for exercise: Study
    Tokyo, October 19 (IANS) Limiting access to food might increase levels of hormone - ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research. The study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology suggested that a surge in…
  • Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study
    Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study
    New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests. "The research has…
  • Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast
    Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast
    London, October 18 (IANS) Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the…
  • 3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report
    3 mn TB cases not getting proper care: WHO report
    Geneva, October 18 (IANS) More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and lack of access to care is still jeopardising…
  • Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study
    Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study
    Seoul, October 17 (IANS) Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm…
  • Stress during pregnancy may affect baby's sex: Study
    Stress during pregnancy may affect baby's sex: Study
    New York, October 15 (IANS) Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study. "Stress can also affect the mother's immune system, leading to changes that affect neurological and…
  • New device shows promise in Type 2 diabetes treatment
    New device shows promise in Type 2 diabetes treatment
    London, October 14 (IANS) Researchers have found that a newly tested medical device, called "Sleeveballoon", mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and produces impressive results on body weight, fatty liver and diabetes…
  • Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation
    Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation
    New York, October 13 (IANS) Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity, find researchers. When…
  • Poor dietary habits, increased stress linked with acne
    Poor dietary habits, increased stress linked with acne
    Madrid, October 12 (IANS) Poor dietary habits, increased stress and harsh skincare routines were among the most significant factors associated with acne, according to a study. The research presented at the 28th European Academy of Dermatology and…
  • Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk
    Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk
    London, October 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that being overweight before the age of 40 could increase the risk of various cancers in adults. "Obesity is an established risk factor for several cancers. In this study, we have focused on the…
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