New York, November 4 (IANS) Some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend colour to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin layers, says a new study.
London, November 4 (IANS) Researchers have found that people with a certain type of bacteria in their gut may be at a greater risk of developing bowel cancer.
The gut microbiome is the collection of fungi, b
London, November 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that a simple blood test can detect breast cancer up to five years before there are any clinical signs of it.
The blood test identifies the body's immune resp
London, November 1 (IANS) Men with higher levels of testosterone and a growth hormone in their blood are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to a new study.
A research of more than 20
London, November 1 (IANS) Smoker's Face-- a condition where smokers look older than they are, is just one of many negative effects caused by heavy tobacco usage, researchers have warned.
"We searched across
New Delhi, October 31 (IANS) Life expectancy in India has increased from 49.7 years in 1970-75 to 68.7 years in 2012-16, as per the National Health Profile 2019 released on Wednesday.
For the same period, th
New Delhi, October 31 (IANS) A new analysis of the air quality life index (AQLI) on Thursday showed the average citizen living in the Indo-Gangetic plain region can expect to lose about seven years of life expe
New York, October 30 (IANS) Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in their six-month-old infants, warns a new study.
Decreased heart rate variabilit
London, October 30 (IANS) Researchers have found that drinking coffee is associated with improving sports performance in both men and women.
For the study, published in the journal Nutrients, the researchers
London, October 30 (IANS) People with a higher genetic likelihood of autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, according to a new study by an Indian-origin
New Delhi, October 29 (IANS) Although researchers abroad claim that anti-inflammatory agents such as aspirin or paracetamol can safely and effectively curb the symptoms of major depression, doctors here dispute
New Delhi, October 28 (IANS) Community-based health programmes in parts of India, Ethiopia and Nigeria have been successful in improving health care for mothers and newborns, but inequities still exist, says a
London, October 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults.
"It is the acidic nature of some dr
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers from Vanderbilt University have found that high fibre diet and yogurt help reduce lung cancer risk.
The findings, published in the journal JAMA Oncology, are based on an a
London, October 26 (IANS) As compared to the general population, average life expectancy is respectively 10 and seven years shorter for men and women with mental disorders, says a new study.
The study, publi
London, October 25 (IANS) Obesity poses a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and chronic kidney disease in men, said a new study from the University of Oxf
October 25 (IANSlife) With diabetes becoming a worldwide health issue, it is necessary to know the details. It comes with a lot myths and Dr Pramod Tripathi, founder of Freedom from Diabetes explains what it is
Canberra, October 25 (IANS) Young mothers have a greater chance of having a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), warn researchers from the University of Australia.
ADHD is a complex ne
New York, October 24 (IANS) Exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy to certain chemicals found in plastic food and drink containers and other chemicals found in consumer products is related to lower IQ