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Young people have a higher risk of contracting diabetes and cancer in middle-age By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 20th June, 2018, 10:39

The study showed that people currently in their 20s and 30s will be at a higher risk of these “lifestyle” diseases in 30 years’ time

Young people have a higher risk of contracting diabetes and cancer in middle-age

People with gum disease at risk of rheumatoid arthritis: Study People with gum disease at risk of rheumatoid arthritis: Study

RA is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs


Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson’s says a study Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson’s says a study

A new study states that young adults with Type-Two diabetes are at a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life


Red meat allergy can put your heart at risk: Study Red meat allergy can put your heart at risk: Study

A new study suggests that doctors could develop a blood test to benefit people sensitive to the allergy


More the Vitamin D, lesser the breast cancer risk More the Vitamin D, lesser the breast cancer risk

Study finds higher levels of vitamin D were associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer


Successful transplantation of hepatitis-C organs reported in Canada Successful transplantation of hepatitis-C organs reported

Infected donor lungs are placed in a sterile dome for six hours, and treated with medication to reduce the level of virus


Can sleeping more affect your heart? Can sleeping more affect your heart?

An excess amount of sleep increases the risk for heart diseases and is also associated with metabolic syndrome


Avatar-based app helps recognise heart attack symptoms Avatar-based app helps recognise heart attack symptoms

Patients using the SAVE app are more likely to call an ambulance when they had symptoms and had fewer hospital admissions


Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

There's no guarantee the long-sought vaccine will help stop the outbreak


New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon

Lymphocytes are cells of the immune system that protect the body by fighting bacteria and viruses


New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon

The researchers examined the blood of 64 babies who were born HIV-uninfected and 28 babies born HIV-infected


Burn Institute to start journey in September: Nasim Burn Institute to start journey in Sept: Nasim

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the institute on April 6, 2016


Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk

High thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy is also tied to increased the risk of premature delivery


Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Vitamin D is known to be essential for bone metabolism and its low serum levels increase the risk of rickets, osteomalacia and osteopenia


Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence

The study showed that teenage girls reported more difficulties staying awake during class in the morning, afternoon and homework hours than boys


Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults

Such sleep-related issues may lead to persistent psychological distress according to author Lauren Daniel


Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep

Maternal health effects long-term behavioral and sleep issues of the child


Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first

Immunotherapy trains a patient's own immune cells to recognise and fight cancer


70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study 70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study

Patients, aged 18 to 75, were randomly assigned to receive chemotherapy followed by hormonal therapy or hormone therapy alone


Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study

Concerns were raised that the readings digital pulse oximetry produce can be affected by treatments such as nail polish or acrylic nails


‘Russian doll’ hospitals drain Bulgaria’s health system ‘Russian doll’ hospitals drain Bulgaria’s health system

Under Bulgarian law, using private operators in public health provision is allowed but is meant to add services not already being offered by system


Lung cancer risk drops within 5 years of quitting smoking: Study Lung cancer risk drops within 5 years of quitting smoking: Study

The study helped establish high blood pressure and high cholesterol as key risk factors for cardiovascular disease


No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: Study No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: Study

Without sufficient Vitamin D, people are at risk of rickets, a weakened bone condition that may result in stunted growth and bowed legs


Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health

The study showed that people who least adhered to these antioxidant-rich foods had 17 per cent higher risk of cardiovascular disease


1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12 1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

There are also four new suspected cases in the province, the health ministry said in a statement


Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

Seafood can have many reproductive benefits, including shorter time to pregnancy and more frequent sexual activity


71st World Health Assembly ends 71st World Health Assembly ends

World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus addresses the concluding ceremony


YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories' YouTube stars 'persuade kids to eat more'

It found children who saw popular vloggers consuming sugary and fatty snacks went on to eat 26% more calories than those who did not


Smoking could be injurious to your leg muscles Smoking could be injurious to your leg muscles

The study, however, could not identify the chemical responsible out of the 4,000 chemicals in a cigarette smoke that caused the muscle damage


World Thyroid Day, keep your thyroid healthy with the right diet, exercise Keep your thyroid healthy with the right diet

World Thyroid Day is observed on May 25 every year and its objective is to increase awareness and understanding about thyroid health


Can drinking too much water harm you? Can drinking too much water harm you?

Hyponatremia, a life-threatening condition of brain swelling, is more common in elderly patients and can cause cognitive problems and seizures


Bangladesh ahead of India in healthcare quality: Study Bangladesh ahead of India in healthcare quality: Study

India lags behind China (48), Sri Lanka (71), Bangladesh (133) and Bhutan (134) while its health index is better than those of Nepal (149), Pakistan


Ozone exposure at birth may up asthma risk Ozone exposure at birth may up asthma risk

Development of asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema have been determined based on any records of health services used for these conditions


Missing microbes 'cause' childhood cancer Missing microbes 'cause' childhood cancer

The type of blood cancer is more common in advanced, affluent societies, suggesting something about our modern lives might be causing the disease


WHO DG lauds successes of community clinics WHO DG lauds successes of community clinics

"Community clinics have set an example to reach healthcare services to the grassroots people in the rural areas," Tedros Adhanom says


Blood type influences severity of diarrhea Blood type influences severity of diarrhea

Enterotoxigenic E. coli are responsible for millions of cases of diarrhoea and hundreds of thousands of deaths every year, mainly of young children


Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

A total of 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the region, including 21 confirmed cases of Ebola, 21 probable and four suspected


Depression in male partner may lower pregnancy chances: Study Depression in male partner may lower pregnancy chances: Study

On the other hand, depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of birth


Nasim leaves for Geneva to attend WHO conference Nasim leaves for Geneva to attend WHO conference

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO


Regulating salt intake key to prevent hypertension: Experts Regulating salt intake key to prevent hypertension: Experts

Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure


DR Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO in emergency talks as cases spread Emergency health talks as Ebola spreads

  The World Health Organization (WHO) is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola…

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