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May 28, 2017
Sleeping less than 6 hours doubles death risk for people with diabetes, obesity and high blood pressureFailing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome — a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned.
May 27, 2017
Zika outbreak in India: WHO confirms three cases in Ahmedabad, GujaratThe World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday confirmed the first three cases of Zika virus in India from Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
May 21, 2017
Researchers discover antibody that can help kill cancer cellsResearchers have found that an antibody — originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis — can promote the immune system's ability to fight cancer and decreases tumour growth.
May 17, 2017
World Hypertension Day: Uncontrolled high blood pressure may lead to stroke, say expertsIgnorance, people say, is bliss. Not so with hypertension though. For, uncontrolled high blood pressure, if left untreated over a prolonged period, can cause a stroke by damaging the blood vessels in the brain, health experts have warned.
May 17, 2017
Over 1.2 million youngsters die every due to largely preventable causes: WHOThe report states that the biggest causes of death among adolescents are road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections and suicide
May 14, 2017
New study claims 'only children' are creative but more likely to be self-centredKids who grow up without siblings may be more creative, but are likely to be self-centred, say scientists who found significant differences in the brain structures of 'only children'.
May 09, 2017
Study finds women more prone to asthma due to absence of testosterone hormoneAbsence of testosterone in women may explain why females are doubly likely to develop asthma post-puberty, a finding that could lead to new treatments for the lung condition among women, research has showed
May 08, 2017
Zika antibody discovery may lead to new vaccineScientists have identified a potent weapon against Zika virus - an antibody in the blood of infected people that may lead to a new vaccine against the disease.
May 03, 2017
Excessive use of smartphones and other devices may lead to behavioural problems in teensExcess use of smartphone and other devices may lead to attention, behaviour and self-regulation problems for adolescents already at risk for mental health issues, warns new research.
May 02, 2017
Good relationships with spouse, children can lower the risk of dementia, says studyHaving a reliable, approachable and understanding relationship with one's spouse or partner, children and other immediate family members may put older adults at reduced risk of developing dementia, says a study.