Health

Researchers discover a new blood test capable of detecting...

With this new kind of blood test, it will now be possible for doctors to accurately detect multiple types of cancers.

Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

The team looked at lipids absorbed from the diet and made in the liver.

63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Report

The report has been compiled by reviewing the diet and activity levels of working professionals 

Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child

Married people less likely to experience dementia

Divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated

Tiny robotic thread can slip through brain's blood vessels

The procedure is physically taxing, requiring surgeons who must be specifically trained in the task

India's move to ban e-cigarettes flawed: Cancer experts

 Scientific institutes now acknowledge that ENDS pose significantly less health risk compared to traditional cigarettes or bidis

Device for stroke victims launched

The product is aimed towards neuro-rehabilitation of stroke victims and motor rehabilitation of victims with upper limb motor deficit...

Indian firm develops test to detect drug-resistant TB mutation

The breakthrough DNA test will enable a doctor to correctly prescribe the most effective drug to a TB patient without a time-consuming...

Erectile dysfunction linked to poor work productivity in...

The study, published in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, showed that erectile dysfunction in men significantly impacts...

Over 3 cups of coffee per day may trigger migraine

 According to researchers, among patients who experience episodic migraine, one to two servings of caffeinated beverages were not...

Eat more plant-based foods for better heart health

Study shows eating a larger proportion of plant-based foods and a smaller proportion of animal-based foods may help reduce your risk...

TCD teams up with Tata Memorial Centre to beat oral cancer

The core objective of this research project is to detect presence of mutations in a non-invasive method from the tumour in patients...

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk: Study

Women who consumed the highest amount of red meat had a 23 per cent higher risk compared with women who consumed the lowest amount.

Stress in middle age increases Alzheimer risk in women:...

According to the Alzheimer's Association, one in 6 women over age 60 will get Alzheimer's disease, compared with 1 in 11 men.

Your video selfie may measure blood pressure

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have tested a technology called transdermal optical imaging that measures blood pressure...

Multiple genes to blame for risk of asthma, eczema

The study, published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, shows that the risk of developing asthma, hay fever or eczema is affected...

Govt should study if feni, urrak cause cancer: Ex Goa CM

Feni is a double-distilled alcohol drawn from the juice of the cashew fruit while urrak is a single-distilled version of the same...

IIT Guwahati builds hand-held device to detect bacteria

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati researchers have developed a low-cost, hand-held device for rapid detection of bacteria,...

New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

This drug could help activate these mechanisms that support nerve health and prevent dementia.

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