Health
Heart disease greater in people living near oil & gas wells

NEW YORK:  People living near areas with oil and gas exploration sites could be at more risk of developing cardiovascular disease, say researchers.

Excess or poor sleep linked to heart disease, death

TORONTO: Do you sleep too much or do you not get sufficient sleep? If so, there is bad news. The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, a new study warns.

Over 6,000 antibiotic resistance genes in gut bacteria identified

LONDON:  Researchers have identified over 6,000 antibiotic resistance genes found in bacteria that inhabit the human gut, which is home to trillions of micro-organisms, mainly bacteria.

Pregnancy is safe for breast cancer survivors: Experts

NEW DELHI: Breast cancer, the most prevalent cancer among Indian women, cannot deter motherhood, if intervention takes place at the right moment, say health experts. According to them, pregnancy is possible for women survivors of breast cancer -- it does not increase risk of recurrence and neither does it cause any harm to the baby.

1380 Dialysis sessions held at State’s biggest civil hospital in Jalandhar during seven months this year-DC

Jalandhar: With state government led by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has announced free dialysis services to the poor and needy people in all government hospitals and medical colleges, around 1380 dialysis sessions have already been held in state’s biggest health center Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital in just seven months witnessing nearly 55-percent increase per month. 

New drug shows promise in halting spread of brain cancer

New York: Scientists have developed a novel drug that could block glioblastoma -- the deadliest form of brain cancer -- from spreading.

Researchers develop affordable cellphone-based tool to detect HIV

New York: A team of researchers has developed a portable and low-cost mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, that can detect HIV viruses and monitor their management in resource-limited regions.

Dr Yuvraj Singh Hira, Orthopaedic Surgeon attends SICOT 2018
Chandigarh: Dr Yuvraj Singh Hira Orthopaedic Surgeon working in the Department of Orthopaedics at Govt. Multi Specialty Hospital Sector-16, Chandigarh, attended Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie, (SICOT) 2018 which was held in Montreal Canada from 10 October 2018 to 13 October 2018. 

Fresh 285 dengue cases reported in October last week in Delhi

New Delhi: As many as 285 cases of dengue were reported in the national capital in the week ending November 3, compared to 290 in the previous week, according to a municipal report released on Monday.

Need for Increased Awareness on Asthma and Adoption of the Right Treatment: Dr. Vineet Mahajan

Jalandhar: Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease usually characterized by airway inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which can vary over time. It is estimated that in Jalandhar, local doctors on a daily basis see an average of around 40 patients suffering from asthma/respiratory diseases.

Important for mothers to keep their nutrition game up: Nutritionist

New Delhi: Nutritionist and fitness expert Madhuri Ruia says that mothers are constant multi-taskers and hence it is important for them to keep their nutrition in check and also to ensure that their family members are taking adequate amount of vitamins and minerals.

High exposure to radio frequency radiation linked to cancer

New York: Exposure to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) -- used in 2G and 3G cell phones -- can increase the risk of cancerous tumors in the heart, brain, and adrenal gland, researchers have warned.

Need for Increased Awareness on Asthma and Adoption of the Right Treatment

Asthma is a chronic (long term) disease usually characterized by airway inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which can vary over time. It is estimated that in Jalandhar, local doctors on a daily basis see an average of around 40 patients suffering from asthma/respiratory diseases.

People in India love cheese, toppings on their pizza: Italian chef

New Delhi: Indians love cheese and toppings on their pizza and they are more inclined towards better quality than pricing, says Chef and World Champion in Acrobatic Pizza, Renato Viola.

Health department appoints 1183 multi purpose health workers Israel discovers blood test to match treatment to lung cancer Mexican student fits bra with app to detect breast cancer Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study Brahm Mohindra asks Civil surgeons to launch crackdown against illegal drug de addiction centers Aishwarya Rai hopes people get more aware around cancer Bihar official dies of dengue Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people Diabetes linked to deaths from alcohol, accidents, suicide: Study Abnormal vision in childhood impairs brain functions: Study Capt Amarinder asks cultural affairs dept to finalise modalities for installation of general Allard’s bust at Amritsar Novel DNA vaccine against Ebola virus safe, effective Sleeping too much can affect your mental skills: Study How Kerala is fighting TB, and winning FDA expands use of HPV vaccine for adults aged 27-45 years New DNA analysis tool can help forensic experts fight crime Grape compound can help protect against lung cancer: Study New AI tool can predict Alzheimer's risk Irregular BP, sugar readings may up heart attacks, stroke risks New vaccine offers hope for metastatic cancer patients WHO underestimated spread of polio virus, unlikely world can be polio-free before 2021: Thomas Abraham Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: It's time to act Possible cause for Alzheimer's, traumatic brain injury identified Delhi hospital treats woman with rare eye deformity First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement [TAVR] done in the region TB remains world's deadliest infectious disease: WHO Is social media driving pregnancy phobia Can probiotic use help reduce antibiotic prescriptions in children? Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study 'Heart patients should give birth before 40 weeks'
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