Health
Eat dinner before 9 pm to lower risk of breast and prostate cancer

LONDON: Having your last meal before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to bed could lower the risk of breast and prostate cancer, suggests a new study.

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

TORONTO: Scientists have found that multiple sclerosis (MS) may be identified at least five years earlier as the patients were more likely to undergo treatments for nervous system disorders like pain or sleep problems, according to a study.                 

Diabetics at high risk of lung disease: Study

LONDON: People with Type-2 diabetes may be more at risk of developing restrictive lung disease (RLD) characterized by breathlessness, than non-diabetic patients, a study has found.

New wearable patch sensor to boost diagnoses for heart rhythm disorder

NEW YORK: A wearable patch that acts like a sensor can effectively improve the diagnosis rate for heart rhythm disorder without interfering with routine activities, scientists have found.

Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh (IANS Interview)

NEW DELHI: Former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh has given a thumbs up to sports films. Singh, on whom the forthcoming film "Soorma" is based, says sports biopics can play an important role in doing away with drugs in India.

Obesity may up chronic diseases risk after traumatic brain injury

NEW YORK: While obesity has been known to increase the risk of many cardiometabolic diseases in healthy people, it may pose even greater risk for people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI), a study has found.

'Skinny fat' a sign of dementia, Alzheimer's risk: Study

NEW YORK: Older adults who are "skinny fat" -- the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high-fat mass -- may be at risk of developing a decline in cognitive performance, a study contends.

Stem cell therapy to treat heart-failure

NEW YORK: Stem cells may potentially be used as a "one-and-done" approach to restore function in people with heart-failure, a study has found.

Scientists identify gene that helps treat cancer

CANBERRA: The gene that strengthens the human immune system has been identified by Australian scientists, it was revealed on Monday.

Childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of hormone diseases

NEW YORK:  Largely due to the exposure to radiation therapy, people who have survived cancer in their childhood may be at an increased risk for developing hormones disorders that may lead to thyroid disease, testicular dysfunction and diabetes, later, say experts.

New type of lung cancer identified

NEW YORK:  Researchers have identified a new kind of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) that may pave the way for developing personalised medicine approaches to target this previously unnoticed form of the disease.

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

NEW YORK: Outdoor air pollution even at levels deemed safe may be associated with an increased risk of diabetes globally, with India being at a greater risk due to lack of air cleaning policies, scientists said in a report in Lancet.

Maharashtra topped India in terms of Allopathic Doctors at PHCs as on 31st March 2017

NAKODAR: As on 31st March 2017, there were 27124 Allopathic Doctors in Position at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in India. The top 10 States/UTs in terms of maximum number of Allopathic Doctors in Position at PHCs as on 31st March 2017 were; Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala and Assam, said a report by Union Health and Family Welfare Department which has been posted on website,data.gov.in.

Some Sunshine in a Day, Keeps the Pains Away : Dr. Asha Bhatnagar

Ever wondered why everybody seems to be complaining of chronic back aches lately, and that lethargy which stays around us all day long! Regular workouts and a healthy diet are top on the “MUST DO“ list, but the pains don’t seem to go away! Well, guys, it’s high time we go back to the basics and tick those boxes first. Nature blessed us with loads of sunlight to keep us healthy, but we preferred to lock ourselves inside in the comfort of air conditioners and laptops and lose out on all the benefits of an outdoor life.

Haryana rewards informers of illegal sex determination tests TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes Schizophenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic: Study Personal hygiene tips for hair, skin Is India jumping the gun on e-cigarettes? Unidentified booked for stealing cash, jewelry Health department violating High Court order on scan expert at Nakodar:Bhatara Drug to stop cancer from spreading developed 51 per cent people eat potatoes every day: Survey Nadda releases Indias health profile, launches institutional profiling project Get hands on healthy food this yoga day Heather Locklear hospitalised for psychiatric evaluation Food poisoning kills 4 in Maharashtra Delhi Minister Jain shifted to hospital Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury New subtype of prostate cancer identified How middle-age hypertension raises dementia risk later This device restores cardiac function post-heart attack 235 People take part in camp for persons with special needs Why do you feel angry when hungry? Nipah virus scare spread over, says Kerala Health Minister Asthma drug may reverse memory loss in dementia patients Is food allergy linked to ASD? Health minister declares Punjab a corneal blindness free state Today, parents need a range of skills such as lying and cheating (The Funny Side) Decoded: What causes depression among diabetes patients Chief Minister Hepatitis C Relief Fund Rekindles A Ray of Hope In The Lives Of 1052 Patients in SBS Nagar Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate Skin hydration tips to beat the summer heat Scientists offer hope for genetically determined obesity
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