Health
Study links brain function changes to genetic risk in ADHD diagnosis
Pennsylvania [USA], Apr 1 (ANI): Genetic studies of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show that it takes many common genetic variations combined together in one individual to increase the risk substantially.
Study finds that Pilates significantly improves blood pressure in young, obese women
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 1 (ANI): Mat Pilates may be effective in improving the cardiovascular health of young obese women, suggests a new study.
COVID-19 myths busted
New Delhi [India], Mar 31 (ANI): As the country battles the spread of COVID-19, a lot of misinformation related to the virus has been floating on social media.
Use of e-cigarettes along with smoking cessation likely to help quit smoking
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): Smoking cessation counselling, plus the take of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking more successfully than the ones who received councelling but did not use e-cigarettes, suggests a new study.
Emotional abuse, neglect affect adolescent depression differently based on gender, ethnicity
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): The effect of emotional abuse and neglect on adolescent depression varies depending on the individual's gender and ethnicity, a new study has shown.
Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development

California [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): A recent study conducted by scientists from the University of California, explores the relationship between parental alcohol consumption -- before conception in the case of fathers and during pregnancy in the case of mothers -- and child development.

Supervised exercise programme helps improving heart function in type 2 diabetes patients

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): A low-energy diet may not help, but the function of the heart can be significantly improved in patients with type 2 diabetes through exercises, researchers in Leicester has now suggested.

Study links salt-rich diet to weaker immune system
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 30 (ANI): Opting for a high-salt diet can not only be problematic for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system, suggests a recent study.
Psychiatric disorders after first childbirth reduce likelihood of subsequent children
Grimbergen [Belgium], Mar 30 (ANI): Women suffering from mental health issues like depression, mania and schizophrenia after the birth of their first child are less likely to have more children, suggests a new study.
Cellular train track deformities shed light on neurological disease: Study
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar 29 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers have found a new technique that allows them to test how the deformation of tiny train track-like cell proteins affects their function. The findings could help clarify the roles of deformed "microtubules" in traumatic brain injuries and in neurological diseases like Parkinson's.
Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 29 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic mutation to improve cognitive flexibility -- the ability to adapt to changing situations. The research was led by researchers at the National Institute of Health.
Stimulating immune responses in early stages of COVID-19 may hold key to its effective treatment
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Sun Tsu, in 'The Art of War' speaks of a skilful general who can subdue his enemy without any fighting. This constitutes the ultimate triumph which is referred to as stratagem. Today, we would need one such when we are faced with the '21-day corona challenge' for India.
Study focuses on boosting immune response to vaccines in older people
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 28 (ANI): A recent research shows that the immune system of older mice can be given a helping hand by applying immunology expertise and some genital wart treatment (don't try this at home just yet)!
Plant-based diet helps to prevent, manage asthma
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 28 (ANI): According to a new review, while dairy products and high-fat foods raise the risk, a plant-based diet can help prevent and manage asthma.
Study provides insights from ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in patients with kidney disease Study focuses on executive function in women post menopause Researchers develop new therapeutic strategy against diabetes Study reveals how trans fats assist cell death An aspirin a day does not keep dementia at bay Diet, nutrition effects gut microbiome Study reveals critical enzyme as potential target for treating male infertility Study reveals acupuncture can reduce migraine headaches Older people resist daily temptations and are emotionally healthier Daily hot bath linked to lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease Novel method for measuring quality of life for people on autism spectrum Researchers develop new tool for performing cancer liquid biopsies After previous cesarean, natural birth can be considered: Study Analysing patients shortly after stroke can help link brain regions to speech functions: Study More mental health visits decreases risk of suicide among youths Cumulative oral steroid dosages linked to increased hypertension Study reveals increasing global rates of liver cancer Novel research may help older adults stay physically capable for longer COVID-19 can remain infectious for days on surfaces, reveals study Researchers discover new drug to ease side effects of medication against severe depression United Nations launches coronavirus-themed campaign for International Day Of Happiness Stress can be trigger to second heart attack Higher daily step counts linked with lower blood pressure High sugar intake may lead to early death, but not due to obesity Study throws light on how to age slowly Place of origin likely to influence your baby's behaviour, says study Gene therapy may help treat cardiac disease Hyponatremia patients should only 'drink to thirst', suggests study Digestive symptoms common among COVID-19 patients: Study Coronavirus has a natural origin, says study
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