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Clean drinking water linked to asthma risk in kids

Clean drinking water linked to asthma risk in kids

Health February 19, 2017 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

Toronto,  Access to good, clean water may be associated with a higher risk of asthma in children as they are deprived of the beneficial microbes, a new Ecuadorian study has claimed. Researchers at University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have found a yeast in the gut of new babiesRead More

Even a single meal of pizza, burgers ups chances of liver disease

Health February 19, 2017 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

Washington D.C.: Think wisely before you eat those unhealthy and fattening pizzas and burgers, as a study warns that even a single dose of high fat meal can increase your chances of diabetes and fatty liver disease. Scientists from German Diabetes Center and the Helmholtz Center in Munich found thatRead More

Just 30 minutes of walking can benefit cancer patients

Just 30 minutes of walking can benefit cancer patients

Health February 18, 2017 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Washington D.C.: Cancer patients can improve their quality of life with just 30 minutes of walking, suggests a study. The study appeared in the BMJ Open journal. The findings indicated that walking provided an improved positive attitude towards their illness and spoke of the social benefits of participating in groupRead More

Air conditioner can have negative impact on quality of sleep: study

Air conditioner can have negative impact on quality of sleep: study

Health February 17, 2017 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

Washington: Configure the airflow velocity of your Air Conditioner to a comfortable sleeping environment, as a study reveals when airflow is directed at a human body at an insensible velocity, it may increase your heart rate and affect sleeping positions. The results, in the journal of Energy and Buildings, indicatedRead More

Butter intake may double your risk of diabetes: study

Health February 17, 2017 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Boston: Daily intake of just 12 grammes of butter, which is rich in saturated fatty acids and trans fats, may double your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has warned. Researchers, including Marta Guasch-Ferre from Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health in the US, evaluatedRead More

Vitamin D pills may help fight flu, colds: study

Vitamin D pills may help fight flu, colds: study

Health February 16, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

London: Vitamin D supplements may protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu, according to scientists who analysed data from 14 countries including India and Afghanistan. The study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) provides the most robust evidence yet that vitamin D has benefits beyond boneRead More

Cancer risk from inherited genes may be more than previously thought

Health February 16, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

London: A new study into a rare type of pancreatic cancer has found that one may inherit more than twice the number of cancer genes than experts previously thought. The research was led by the ARC-Net Research Centre of the University Hospital of Verona, Italy, with significant contributions from theRead More

Smoking in pregnancy damages child’s hearing abilities: study

Smoking in pregnancy damages child’s hearing abilities: study

Health February 15, 2017 at 4:11 am 0 comments

Washington: Watch out preggers, specially the ones who smoke! If you are still on with this habit, then quit it as soon as possible. A study says, nicotine exposure, before and after birth, can cause a child’s hearing issues, due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem. This is accordingRead More

7-year-old boy with ‘Wilson’s Disease’ transplanted with liver

Health February 15, 2017 at 4:10 am 0 comments

Hyderabad: A seven-year-old boy,suffering from a rare genetic disorder Wilson’s disease and acute liver failure has been operated upon by Transplant Team at city-based Apollo Hospitals. On January 14, a team led by Dr Manish C Varma performed liver transplant on the kid using a slice from his mother’s liver,Read More

More effective malaria vaccine in the offing

More effective malaria vaccine in the offing

Health February 13, 2017 at 8:16 am 0 comments

London: Scientists have discovered how a promising malaria vaccine target – the protein RH5 – helps parasites to invade human red blood cells, an advance that could lead to a more effective vaccine for the deadly disease. The study by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UKRead More