Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%

NEW YORK: A computer brain training exercise designed to improve the speed and accuracy of visual attention can help seniors reduce the risk of dementia by nearly a third, suggest results of a 10-year study.

Anti-malaria drug could fight Zika virus

NEW YORK: A medication used to prevent and treat malaria has the potential to fight the deadly Zika virus, new research has found.

Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

NEW YORK:  Are you in the habit of taking energy drinks that are commonly known to provide instant mental and physical stimulation. Beware, their short-term benefits can be outweighed by increased risk of serious issues affecting mental health, blood pressure and obesity, a new study reveals.

Blood type may indicate heart attack risk from pollution

NEW YORK:  If you have A, B, or AB blood type, you might be more at risk of suffering a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, than those with the O blood type, finds a new research.

Pahwa Hospital, Nawanshahr organises free check up camp

Nawanshahr: Medico couple, Dr. Jivtesh Singh Pahwa,(Gold Medalist) , Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Dr. Jasleen Pahwa, MD(Medicine), Fellowship in Hepatology and Nephrology, organised Free Diabetes Check Up at Pahwa Hospital here  to mark the World Diabetes Day today.

Over 60% urban Indian women at risk of diabetes: Survey

BENGALURU: Over 60 per cent of urban Indian women do not follow a regular exercise regime, putting them at increased risk of diabetes, show results of a new survey.

Hold phone away from skin, hydrate to beat acne

NEW DELHI: It's easy to avoid skin problems like acne by taking simple precautions. Drink sufficient water everyday and keep your phone a little away from your face for starters, suggest experts.

Hair bleach chemical behind life on Earth: Study

SYDNEY:  A compound commonly used in hair bleach, hydrogen peroxide, made the eventual emergence of life on Earth possible, claims a study.

Black cumin is a powerful

Black cumin is a powerful natural healing tool that is widely used in folk medicine, mainly in the Arab countries. 

Alcohol may lead to insomnia in adolescents

NEW YORK: Are you in your early teens and have started drinking? Avoid doing so, as researchers claimed to have found that alcohol use among early adolescents may lead to insomnia.

Limit alcohol intake to cut cancer risk: Experts

NEW YORK:  Regular consumption of alcohol may significantly increase your risk of developing several cancers, experts have warned.

HIV patients at risk of both heart, kidney diseases: Study

SYDNEY:  HIV patients may also be at a greater risk of developing both heart and kidney diseases, finds a study that urges doctors to be more aware of additional risks associated with the human immunodeficiency virus infection.

Smoking, drinking may cause failures in dental fillings

NEW YORK:  Indulging in drinking alcohol or smoking may not only damage your teeth but also lead to increased incidences of failure in dental fillings, warned researchers.

Reflux drugs may up kidney disease risk

NEW YORK:  Regular use of drugs that are commonly used to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers may increase the risk of kidney disease, a study has claimed.

Modi meets Karunanidhi, enquires about his health Australia to crackdown on cosmetic surgery industry Pancreatic cancer survival linked to four genes: Study Hormone therapy may boost working memory in women 20-day baby dies of pig bite in Delhi 40,000 private hospitals, clinics closed in Karnataka Teenaged mothers at high risk for heart diseases later Children's deaths in Gujarat hospital spotlights state's malnutrition, infant mortality Elite Hospital to set up Rs.250-cr facility in Tirupati Air pollution may up mortality risk beyond lung cancer Nine children die in Ahmedabad government hospital in one day Pregnant woman beaten to death by in-laws in Bengal Experimental drug may reduce weight of obese people New drug may prevent chemotherapy-induced nerve damage High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk Bowel disease to become more common in developing countries New vaccine raises hope of ending pneumonia 66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report How to ensure no weight gain during Diwali Obesity increases irregular heartbeat risk in men: Study This artificial pancreas uses your phone to combat diabetes Neurological disease deaths up 36% in 25 years: Study A profile in grit: How an AIDS-afflicted man rewrote his destiny “Joy of giving week” Organised in Mayor World School Nearly 80% schizophrenia risk is genetic: Study High BP in 40s may put women at increased dementia risk Bollywood joins hands against breast cancer, urges people to pay attention DNA-based Zika vaccine found effective in early human trial Six things to keep in mind while buying fresh meat Skipping meals? Go for nutri-packed substitutes, say experts
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