Kids born of diabetic mothers at heart risk: Study(12:30) London, Dec 5 (IANS) Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early onset cardiovascular disease or CVD (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) from childhood up to the age of 40, the researchers have warned.
Just tied the knot and don't fancy a pregnancy(11:06) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANSlife) Contraceptive or birth control pill are fraught with numerous myths and deep concerns about their side effects, especially regarding the possibilities of conceiving in the future or the development of cancer.
Social media use linked to eating disorder in children(17:02) Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Parents, take a note. Researchers have found that excessive use of social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing such as Snapchat and Instagram, is associated with eating disorder in young adolescents.
India saw 28% reduction in malaria cases last year: WHO(17:02) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Of the 11 countries with the worlds highest malaria burdens, India was one of only two countries to reduce malaria cases between 2017 and 2018, achieving a 28 per cent reduction in such cases, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
AIIMS Resident Doctors Association warns against fee hike(15:54) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday warned the institute's administration against hiking the tuition fee and raising user charges for patients.
New tests show no asbestos in baby powder: Johnson & Johnson(15:06) Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday reaffirmed that its baby powder is safe and free of asbestos after a comprehensive investigation into the United States Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA) earlier finding of sub-trace levels of asbestos in samples from a single bottle of Johnson's baby powder.
AIIMS, Sweden jointly launch healthcare innovation centre(20:12) New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India and Sweden on Tuesday announced the launch of a Healthcare Innovation Centre in India for early diagnosis and digital intervention in the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and cancer.
Mumbai Central is India's first 'Eat Right Station'(19:36) Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) The busy Mumbai Central Terminus of the Western Railway (WR) has been certified as India's first 'Eat Right Station' with a 4-Star rating awarded by the FSSAI, an official said on Tuesday.
IIT-H develops device to monitor ECG data in real time(18:24) Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) has developed a low-power device that can monitor electrocardiogram (ECG) and alert patients and doctors in real-time about the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), the institute said on Tuesday.
Ice baths not helpful for repairing, building muscle(15:52) New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Successful athletes such as Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are known for using ice baths after exercise, however new research suggests that ice baths aren't helpful for repairing and building muscle over time, because they decrease the generation of protein in muscles.
Researchers find new way to treat pancreatic cancer(15:48) Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) Pancreatic cancer is resistant to all current treatments. Patients have extremely poor chances of surviving for five years after being diagnosed but a new study found that a small molecule has the ability to induce the self-destruction of pancreatic cancer cells.