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Sleep apnea in children may impact brain development

Health March 21, 2017 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

Washington,  Untreated sleep apnea in children causes loss of grey matter – brain cells involved in movement, memory, emotions, speech, perception, decision making and self-control, researchers including one of Indian origin have found. The finding points to a strong connection between this common sleep disturbance, which affects up to fiveRead More

Your high BP might just be a case of misdiagnosis

Your high BP might just be a case of misdiagnosis

Health March 20, 2017 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

Toronto:  Nearly 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension do not actually have a problem, but they are often misdiagnosed as a result of doctors using manual devices to measure blood pressure, a study has showed. “About 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension don’t actuallyRead More

Functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle created

Functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle created

Health March 20, 2017 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

Melbourne: Scientists have created a functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle from stem cells, a significant step forward in cardiac disease research. Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia developed models of human heart tissue in the laboratory so they can study cardiac biology and diseases ‘in a dish’.Read More

First blood test for autism developed

First blood test for autism developed

Health March 18, 2017 at 4:57 am 0 comments

Washington: In a first, scientists have discovered a way to accurately predict whether a child has autism spectrum disorder by analysing a blood sample, an advance that opens the door to earlier diagnosis and potential future development of therapeutics. The test is the first physiological test for autism spectrum disorderRead More

A cup of tea daily may lower risk of dementia

Health March 18, 2017 at 4:56 am 0 comments

Washington DC Good news for tea lovers, as a study finds drinking just one cup of tea daily may significantly lower the risk of dementia by 50 per cent. The findings, published in journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, indicate that those carrying the gene of dementia can also slashRead More

Kids with high-uric acid at risk of BP at age seven: Study

Kids with high-uric acid at risk of BP at age seven: Study

Health March 16, 2017 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

Washington DC A recent study reveals, babies, especially preterm ones, with high levels of serum uric acid during early years of life, may be associated with high blood pressure at the age of seven, further leading to hypertension in adulthood. The study says this high level of serum uric acidRead More

Failed fertility treatments may up heart disease risk

Health March 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Toronto Women who undergo fertility therapy, but do not get pregnant, have a higher risk of developing long-term cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart failure, a new study has warned. The study looked at data on 28,442 women under age 50 who underwent fertility therapy in Ontario, Canada duringRead More

Personalised microbe-containing lotion may keep skin infections at bay

Personalised microbe-containing lotion may keep skin infections at bay

Health March 15, 2017 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Researchers have found a new way that may help fight skin infections such as eczema – by putting the body’s own good bacteria into a lotion and then spread that lotion onto the skin to keep harmful microbes at bay. For the study, researchers from University of California,Read More

Travel more often to avoid job burnout

Health March 15, 2017 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: “What is this life if, full of care.We have no time to stand and stare.” So, Wego.com, one of the leading travel sites in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, reveals how it’s possible to travel more often throughout your working year, by saving your money, sans jobRead More

Our brain is ready for action even at rest: study

Our brain is ready for action even at rest: study

Health March 13, 2017 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

Washington: Our brain networks at rest are in readiness for action to execute even the simplest of behaviours, researchers including one of Indian origin have found. Researchers from Wayne State University and Florida Atlantic University in the US used a simple experimental task, having each participant perform a simple motorRead More