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New York, March 15 (IANS) A team of US researchers have found a link between migraines and how sodium is distributed through the brain, a finding that could be key to future research on treatments for millions of affected people. Using high-powered magnets at the lab, essentially a high-powered magnetic...
London, March 15 (IANS) Experiencing menopause before the age of 45 is associated with a higher risk of bladder cancer particularly among smokers, says a new study. Women who entered menopause before the age of 45 were 45 per cent more likely to have bladder cancer than those who...
New York, March 14 (IANS) Want to cut that extra flab? Drinking green tea can help reduce obesity as well as inflammation in the gut, finds a study. The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, showed that mice fed a high-fat diet supplemented with green tea gained about...
New York, March 12 (IANS) Shorter intervals between births are associated with higher mortality rates in babies, finds a new study on macaque monkeys. The study showed "the risk of a short birth interval in rhesus macaque offspring is contingent on the survival of its older or younger sibling, who...
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Forget worrying about your skin and hair this Holi and enjoy the festival of colours. Use oil, sunscreen and lip balm to keep your body protected against effects of harsh chemicals, say experts. Anjali Valani, Executive Marketing and Operations and Creative Face, The Beauty Co....
Washington, March 12 (IANS) A new research has suggested that falsified and substandard drugs for treating malaria, pneumonia and other diseases, are killing thousands of children world wide. Hundreds of thousands of children each year are dying due to a surge of poor-quality or outright fake medicines, CNN quoted the...
Geneva, March 12 (IANS) Another flu pandemic is inevitable and the world must prepare for potential devastation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, warning that the risks must not be underestimated. Launching on Monday its Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030, the world body said the next influenza pandemic "is...
New York, March 11 (IANS) Just one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), warned a study. SUID is defined as sudden and unexpected death of a baby below one year of age, in which the cause is not obvious before...
New York, March 11 (IANS) Pregnant mothers exposed to particulate matters may experience damage to the developing cardiovascular system in their foetuses, finds a study. Exposures to these microscopic materials early in the gestation period significantly impact foetal heart development, especially the main artery and the umbilical vein. A single exposure...
New York, March 9 (IANS) Suffering from migraine? You could be at higher odds of having chronic dry eye disease, says a new study. The chronic dry eye is a common disease in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes, thus affecting its functioning and lessening a...