New technique to measure blood clot developed(18:04) London, Feb 16 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of free radicals, that leads to the build-up of blood clots, which in turn cause heart disease, stroke and dementia.
Autistic children more likely to face maltreatment: Study(17:22) New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Parents, take note. If your child is suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) then you have to be more cautious, as a new study has suggested they are more likely to face maltreatment than normal children.
Women should be offered treatment options for miscarriage: Study(16:02) London, Feb 16 (IANS) Though miscarriage is a traumatic experience for both parents, resulting in feelings of loss and grief that in some cases can lead to anxiety and depression, women experiencing miscarriage should be offered a choice in the treatment they receive, suggests a study.
Long-term spaceflight not linked to major health risks: NASA 'Twins Study'(12:52) Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) While it was previously thought that long duration spaceflight can affect the human body, even at the molecular level, new results from NASAs "Twins Study" has showed that there are no major warning signs and no reason to think humans cannot survive a two-and-a-half-year round-trip journey to Mars.
Push-ups can keep heart disease risk at bay: Study(12:08) New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Active, middle-aged men who can complete more than 40 push-ups at a time had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes compared to those who did less than 10 push-ups, says a new study.
Towards creating a healthier and more productive India (Column: Active Voice)(11:10) By Amit Kapoor The last four years of the Narendra Modi government have seen trajectory-altering policies and programmes covering a broad spectrum of areas, from Sagarmala targeting the waterways and coastline for enhancing port development and pushing the growth of coastal areas; to Digital India enabling online infrastructure and internet connectivity.
Low cure rate for childhood cancer in India: Experts(21:14) Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Childhood cancer comprises almost 3-5 per cent of the total cancer cases in India, experts said here on Friday, expressing concern over the low cure rate due to lack of available data.
With ovarian cancer deaths set to spike by 67%, AI to rescue: Study(18:24) London, Feb 15 (IANS) With the incidence of ovarian cancer likely to increase by 55 per cent in another 15 years or so, researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) software to help best treat ovarian cancer that will pave the way for personalised medicine and expedite relief, a new study says.
AIIMS, ICMR launch tool to record cleft lip patients' data(23:30) New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) 'IndiCleft,' a web-based tool that helps record data of patients suffering from cleft lip or cleft palate, both online and offline, was launched by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) here on Thursday.
Breast surgeon Ram to be conferred FRCS of Thailand body(23:28) Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Dr. P. Raghu Ram, President-elect of the Association of Surgeons of India, and Director of KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases, would be conferred the Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Thailand.