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Vigorous exercise lowers mortality risk in women: Study
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Women who exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes, reveals a new study.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Brain differences detected in kids with depressed parents
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers have found structural differences in the brains of children at high risk for depression due to parental depressive history.
2019-12-06
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
One-third of lung cancer patients have depression: Study
New York, Dec 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.
2019-12-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners
New York, Dec 4 (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.
2019-12-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aspirin can be safe option to treat migraines: Study
New york, Dec 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.
2019-12-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study
London, Dec 3 (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.
2019-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brushing teeth 3 times a day can lower heart failure risk
Seoul, Dec 2 (IANS) Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a new study.
2019-12-02
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Chronic opioid treatment may increase PTSD risk: Study
New York, Dec 2 (IANS) Researchers have found that long-term (chronic) treatment with opioids, such as morphine, prior to trauma may increase post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) risk.
2019-12-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pharmacist-led interventions may prevent heart disease
London, Dec 1 (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.
2019-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
More than half of European women with HIV diagnosed late : WHO
London, Dec 1 (IANS) More than half of European women, particularly those in their 40s, diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune system is already starting to fail, says a new study, adding that they are three to four times more likely to be diagnosed late than younger women.
2019-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Manushi promotes AIDS awareness among rural women
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar feels it is important to create AIDS awareness among people -- especially rural women in India.
2019-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.
2019-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Infants spending too much time on screen: Study
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that the amount of time children are spending each day watching television or using a computer or mobile device is increasing at an alarming rate.
2019-11-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Higher antibiotics use may raise Parkinson's disease risk
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Excessive use of certain commonly used antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, a progressive nervous system disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination, says a study.
2019-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
2019-11-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sexually aggressive people watch porn more: Study
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Although pornography is connected with sexual aggression over time, but researchers have found that porn use could not predict sexual aggression, as people reported with sexually aggressive tendencies were more likely to watch a lot of pornography.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
AI tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
79% Indians preparing western food in kitchens: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 79 per cent Indians are preparing western food in their kitchens, at least once a week, which is mostly consumed during evening or dinner time as a full meal, a survey by market research firm Ipsos said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
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.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these procedures could lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults.
2019-11-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nutritional deficiency: Big downside of weight loss surgery
New Delhi, Nov 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 health experts.
2019-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
30% working folks suffer mental risks: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Thirty per cent working professionals suffer some form of mental, emotional risks and as much as 28 per cent some form of depression, a new survey conducted by health-tech startup Vivant revealed on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Poor relationship with family bad for your health: Study
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) Having a strained relationship with parents, siblings or child may be more harmful to people's health than enduring rocky romantic partnerships, according to a new study.
2019-11-08
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
'Only child' 7 times more likely to be obese
New York, Nov 7 (IANS) Parents with only child are more likely to tackle an obese kid as children without siblings may be at a higher risk of gaining weight than those who have brothers and sisters, say researchers.
2019-11-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Deep sleep can calm, reset the anxious brain
New York, Nov 5 (IANS) Researchers have found that the type of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep, a state in which neural oscillations become highly synchronised, and heart rates and blood pressure drops.
2019-11-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lower physical activity leads to higher death rates: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (IANS) Researchers have found the people who had the lowest levels of physical activity had higher rates of death compared to people with higher levels of activity, adding that nine per cent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity.
2019-11-04
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Blood test to detect breast cancer signs 5 years sooner
London, Nov 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.
2019-11-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
India's life expectancy rises; diabetes, hypertension rate high: Nat'l Health Profile 2019
New Delhi, Oct 30 (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.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi AQI at 206, much better than Tuesday, data shows
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) There has been a sharp improvement in Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday morning even as smog covered the city skyline.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
NBRI to launch plant-based oral care products
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) has developed three indigenously made plant-based oral care and grooming products to be launched soon in the market.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Delhi AQI turns hazardous from Tuesday afternoon
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Delhi's air quality index (AQI) has turned hazardous with thick haze covering the city and the AQI index shooting up sharply on Tuesday evening.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
CSCs to provide telemedicine services in rural areas
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Leveraging the BharatNet broadband network of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), the Common Service Centres (CSCs) will provide telemedicine services in rural areas through video conferencing in collaboration with the Ministry of Ayush.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi air quality becomes severe after Diwali night
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi became severe on Monday for the first time this season after Diwali celebrations.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Antibiotics not necessary for most toothaches
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches, according to a new American Dental Association (ADA) guideline.
2019-10-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
AI to predict thyroid cancer risk in ultrasound
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) with thyroid ultrasound offers a quick and non-invasive approach to thyroid cancer screening, says a new study.
2019-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
Open-heart surgery facility at Rajiv Gandhi Hospital
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated facility for open-heart surgery at the Rajiv Gandhi Super-Specialty Hospital in East Delhi.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Men with breast cancer are more likely to have lower overall survival rates than their female counterparts, a study said.
2019-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi Mohalla Clinics cross 300-mark, target 1,000
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bogged down by red tape in land acquisition, the Delhi government has only managed to give its people 302 mohalla clinics against the promised 1,000 after being in power for close to five years.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India seeks UN action to combat anti-microbial resistance
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has expressed its concern on the global emergence of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and called upon the relevant United Nations agencies to contain this threat to public health.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 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 long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President meets Filipino liver transplant patients' kin
Manila, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday interacted with the Filipino families of infants, who underwent liver transplant in India.
2019-10-19
Category: International, Philippines,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Triage bay facility launched in Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) SLG Hospitals, a leading healthcare facility, on Thursday announced the inauguration of best-in-class 'Triage bay' in the trauma section of the hospital here.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha govt announces infra support for four hospitals
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced infrastructure support for four hospitals under the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi's dengue cases reduced to half in 2019: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that his government's anti-dengue drive has resulted in a reduction in the number of dengue cases to 467 till now, as compared to 830 cases last year.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
75-year-old woman delivers baby girl in Kota
Jaipur, Oct 13 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman has delivered a baby girl in Kota via IVF late on Saturday night, doctors confirmed on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Much needs to be done on health front: CNNS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India has made some progress in reducing child malnutrition, but a lot needs to be done, according to the first Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) survey, released recently.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pure Nutrition plans offline expansion in Tier-I, II cities
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Nutraceutical company Pure Nutrition has planned to expand its offline presence across tier-I and tier-II cities.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine