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Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer’s risk

Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer’s risk

Health October 21, 2017 at 3:47 am 0 comments

London: People with mild memory problems who show a delayed brain response to processing the written word may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a study has found. Using an electroencephalogram (EEG) – a test that detects electrical activity in a person’s brain via electrodes attached to theirRead More

Have mushroom-rich breakfast to maintain healthy weight

Health October 21, 2017 at 3:46 am 0 comments

New York: Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests. The findings, published in the journal Appetite, suggest that meat can be replaced by mushroom in some meals. “As with previous publishedRead More

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk

Health October 21, 2017 at 3:37 am 0 comments

Bengaluru The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee, could help delay the onset of Type-2 diabetes, improve cell function and insulin sensitivity in laboratory mice, according to a study carried out by a team of scientists inRead More

Lack of support may increase pregnant woman’s biological age

Lack of support may increase pregnant woman’s biological age

Health October 18, 2017 at 2:49 am 0 comments

New York: Low socioeconomic status during childhood and poor family social support appear to prematurely age pregnant women on a cellular level, potentially raising the risk for complications, a new study has found. For the study, the researchers examined blood from pregnant women to evaluate the length of telomeres —Read More

This is how seizures may lead to memory loss

Health October 18, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

New York: Researchers have discovered a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to memory loss and other cognitive deficits, The study published in the journal Nature Medicine may lead to future strategies to reduce cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions associated with seizures,Read More

Ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes: Study

Health October 18, 2017 at 2:47 am 0 comments

New York: Almost all ovarian cancers begin, not in the ovaries, but in the fallopian tubes attached to them, finds a study. Ovarian cancer is more aggressive than many other cancers because it is hard to diagnose in its earliest, and most treatable, stages. Fallopian tubes enable egg cells thatRead More

76 genes that make bacteria drug-resistant identified

76 genes that make bacteria drug-resistant identified

Health October 16, 2017 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

LONDON: Scientists have identified 76 previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics, a finding that could bolster mankind’s fight against superbugs. The increasing number of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a rapidly growing global problem. Disease-causing bacteria become resistant through mutations of their own DNA orRead More

Autism often linked to multiple new mutations

Health October 16, 2017 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

Washington A recent study has found that most cases of autism appear to be associated with the appearance of new mutations that are not inherited from the parents. According to researchers, risk-raising mutations, occurring in children but not their parents, were found in both protein-coding and regulatory genome regions. TheseRead More

MRI brain scans can identify MS risk in children

Health October 16, 2017 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

New York, October 16 MRI brain scans can help identify children at high risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) much before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities andRead More

MRI brain scans can identify MS risk in children

MRI brain scans can identify MS risk in children

Health October 15, 2017 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

New York, October 15 MRI brain scans can help identify children at high risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) much before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. By the time multiple sclerosis (MS) is diagnosed in children, it may be difficult to prevent the disabilities andRead More