Health
More deaths likely to occur in Asian countries due to tobacco consumption, says study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that Asia will face an increasing number of deaths from smoking-related diseases if tobacco control policies are not implemented immediately.

Pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): Working women feel like they are pushed out of their jobs after they get pregnant while on the other hand new fathers often get a boost in their careers, recent findings suggest.

Behavioural disorders in autistic kids linked to reduced brain connectivity: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): Behavioural disorders in kids with autism are linked to reduced brain connectivity, recent findings suggest.

Nearly half of the asthma patient not taking inhaler correctly

Washington DC [USA], Apr 18 (ANI): A recent study finds that preponderance number of asthma patients demonstrated improper inhaler use. This means they consistently were not taking in the full dose of medication.

Preschoolers who are picky eaters more prone to chronic constipation, claims study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 18 (ANI): A recent study has shown that preschoolers who are picky eaters might be oversensitive to food which contributes to difficult toileting behaviours.

Sniffing pleasant aroma could reduce the urge of smoking

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 18 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a unique method that can keep the smokers away from cigarettes. Inhaling a pleasant odour may be enough to decrease the urge of smoking, at least temporarily, and could be used as a part of a smoking cessation plan, according to the research.

Gender identity leaves imprint on human brains: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 18 (ANI): The society's expectations about gender roles have a very deep impact on human beings even as the subject has not yet made its way to mainstream debates. According to a recent study, it can alter the human brain at the cellular level.
Commonly used diabetic drug - Metformin, beneficial for non-diabetic patients

Washington DC [USA], Apr 17 (ANI): A new study claims that 'metformin', a commonly used diabetes drug, has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases in non-diabetic patients. Researchers also claim that metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of the heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular diseases. The study was published in the medical journal European Heart.

Here are some common myths that compromise good sleep, health

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 17 (ANI): People often say they can get by on five or fewer hours of sleep. Some believe that snoring is harmless and that having a drink helps you to fall asleep. According to a recent study, these are among the most widely held myths about sleeping that not only shape poor habits but may also pose a significant health threat.

Relationship status influences sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 17 (ANI): Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse are some of the common adverse events of post-breast cancer treatment therapies. These often lead to sexual dissatisfaction and lower quality of life (QOL) among breast cancer survivors. However, recent findings suggest that women who have partners may fare better than those without a partner.

Mindful body awareness training helps prevent drug relapse: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 17 (ANI): A novel type of training called mindful body awareness training, which is undertaken during treatment for drug addiction, helps prevent relapse, recent findings suggest.

Testosterone, cortisol linked with aggression behaviour in children: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 17 (ANI): A recent study, which included 139 eight-year-old children, has concluded that low levels of testosterone and high levels of empathy may explain the low levels of aggressive behaviour in girls. The findings also suggest that low levels of empathy and high levels of cortisol may account for high levels of aggressive behaviour in boys.

Alcoholism, substance abuse leads college students to a life of distress, claims study

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 (ANI): A new study has claimed that college students, if subjected to even one among negative habits such as heavy drinking or substance abuse, can end up living a life of mental distress, lack of sleep, low grades and poor lifestyle choices.

Drug 'canagliflozin' lowers the risk of kidney failure in diabetes patients

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 (ANI): In a landmark clinical trial, researchers have found that a drug called canagliflozin decreases the risk of kidney failure by third in the patients' suffering from Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.

Statins are safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients Common sleep myths might pose serious risks Genetic metabolic disorder linked with DNA mutation, claims study Easy 3-step hand rub technique superior to 6-step technique: Study Cognitive function does not measure weight-loss effect for adolescents Boost fading memory with Electrostimulation This gene could reduce brain swelling after stroke Gestational Diabetes can seed diabetes in children Teeth-whitening products can damage tooth: Study People with more muscle power tend to live longer: study Eggs for breakfast benefit those with Type 2 diabetes Body mass index plays significant role in progression of multiple sclerosis: Study Mosquito-borne diseases set to flourish as climate gets warmer New procedure to cure cancer-related erectile dysfunction Public should seek medical help if they suspect rabies exposure: Study Abnormal proteins associated with aggressive behaviour among dementia patients Petting zoos may transmit highly virulent pathogens to vistors, finds study Allergy season worsens with changing climate Why patients need to be advised about washing hands? ICU patients with non-brain-related injuries may suffer undetected cognitive dysfunction Growth hormone acts to foil weight loss: Study Chronic diseases, reason for declining mobility of old people: Study 'Two-hit' model helps solve greatest unmet need in cardiology Researchers develop new technique to study movement of cells Why B-cells produce protein antibiodies? One-third of cancer patients take complementary and alternative medicines State-mandated guidelines reduce heat illnesses among high school football players: Study Walking top choice of fitness enthusiasts in India Vikram Patel conferred with John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Intimate relationships might get affected for people with inflammatory arthritis
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