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Participating in social activities may help you sleep better Participating in social activities may help you sleep better

Older adults who have trouble sleeping, could benefit from participating in social activities, in particular…


Joyful health benefits for coffee lovers Joyful health benefits for coffee lovers

Coffee lovers, rejoice! A new study has found that regular consumption of coffee may reduce the risk…


Study shows Zika 'might cause' Guillain-Barré syndrome Study shows Zika 'might cause' Guillain-Barré syndrome

New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called…


100 million people affected by psoriasis: WHO 100 million people affected by psoriasis: WHO

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report shows that psoriasis, the painful, disfiguring condition…


How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer? How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer?

For as fast and powerful as computers have become, they still pose no match for the human brain. Sure,…


Insecticide-treated nets may still prevent malaria Insecticide-treated nets may still prevent malaria

Insecticide-treated nets may still help prevent malaria despite mosquitoes developing resistance, according…


US surgeons perform first uterus transplant US surgeons perform first uterus transplant

Cleveland Clinic surgeons this week performed the nation's first uterus transplant, an experimental…


Lab-grown sperm makes healthy offspring Lab-grown sperm makes healthy offspring

Sperm have been made in the laboratory and used to father healthy baby mice in a pioneering move that…


Laser treatment ups efficiency of tumour drugs Laser treatment ups efficiency of tumour drugs

A team of US researcher has found that a laser system already in place to kill brain tumours can also…


Too much salt may cause liver damage: study Too much salt may cause liver damage: study

A high-salt diet may not only increase blood pressure, but also contribute to liver damage in adults…


Ebola 'devastates long-term health' Ebola 'devastates long-term health'

Most people who survive an Ebola infection will have long-lasting health problems, say doctors from…


How Sugar Can Help Detect Cancerous Tumours How Sugar Can Help Detect Cancerous Tumours

London:  Swedish researchers have developed a new magnetic imaging technique that utilises sugar…


Single drug dose can prevent early bone loss in HIV patients Single drug dose can prevent early bone loss in HIV patients

A single dose of the drug zoledronic acid was found to inhibit bone loss that is common in HIV-infected…


Teenage Obesity, Height Linked To Rare Cancer Risk Teenage Obesity, Height Linked To Rare Cancer Risk

New York:  Higher body weight and taller stature during adolescence increase the risk of developing…


How Lack Of Education Affects Heart Health How Lack Of Education Affects Heart Health

London,:  Patients with no schooling benefit least from blood thinning medications - the most effective…


Good night's sleep strengthens memory Good night's sleep strengthens memory

London: Ensure proper sleep if you want to boost your memory as brain activity during sleep sorts through…


How genetics regulate ageing How genetics regulate ageing

Scientists have shown that a hormone instrumental in the ageing process is under genetic control, introducing…


Homeopathy use in US limited to non-serious conditions: Survey Homeopathy use in US limited to non-serious conditions: Survey

Homeopathic medicines are primarily used by a small segment of the US population for common, self-limited…


Stressed fathers can put their kids at high diabetes risk Stressed fathers can put their kids at high diabetes risk

New fathers please take note! Men who are stressed can put their children at an increased risk of diabetes,…


Gene linked to insomnia identified Gene linked to insomnia identified

Offering a target for developing new therapies to address sleep disorders, researchers have identified…


How fast are your lungs ageing? Here's the lowdown How fast are your lungs ageing? Here's the lowdown

Mothers who smoke, respiratory infections and the date you were born all contribute to determine how…


Autoantibodies may lead to early detection of lung cancer Autoantibodies may lead to early detection of lung cancer

Researchers have identified autoantibodies - immune proteins found in the blood that fight one's…


Oral bacteria linked to higher stroke risk: Study Oral bacteria linked to higher stroke risk: Study

Oral bacteria may be involved in several kinds of stroke, including brain hemorrhages and strokes that…


Just 20 minutes acupuncture for nine weeks can reduce chronic pain Just 20 minutes acupuncture for nine weeks can reduce chronic pain

Just nine weekly sessions of personalised acupuncture for 20 minutes each may lessen perceived pain…


Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune system Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune system

The global situation has escalated since then with the Zika virus now being reported from 33 countries…


Loss of sleep during adolescence may be a diabetes danger Loss of sleep during adolescence may be a diabetes danger

How much slow-wave sleep a teenage boy gets may predict whether he is at risk for insulin resistance…


Three dead in Venezuela after contracting Zika: Maduro Three dead in Venezuela after contracting Zika: Maduro

Three people have died in Venezuela from complications linked to Zika, President Nicolas Maduro said…


Zika virus: 'Strongest evidence yet' of effect on babies Zika virus: 'Strongest evidence yet' of effect on babies

One of the US's most senior public health officials has revealed the "strongest evidence to…


Fish, other mosquitoes now warriors in Zika battle Fish, other mosquitoes now warriors in Zika battle

PLAYA SAN DIEGO: With larva-chomping fish and genetically modified insects, Latin Americans are deploying…


COPD may change brain structure COPD may change brain structure

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition impacting nearly 24 million Americans, is…


United Hospital starts 24-hr Heamodialysis facility United Hospital starts 24-hr Heamodialysis facility

Patients with kidney ailments require Heamodialysis to purify the toxic substances out of their blood.…


Lungs main target organs of MERS, says patient's autopsy Lungs main target organs of MERS, says patient's autopsy

Patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) often show signs of acute kidney failure but lungs…


Nutrient deprivation may kill kidney cancer cells Nutrient deprivation may kill kidney cancer cells

Depriving cancer cells of a certain nutrient can effectively kill them, according to a new study which…


Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered Genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration discovered

When a person breaks out into hives, the annoying rash is usually blamed on skin care products, new…


8.2 million people die of caner every year 8.2 million people die of caner every year

The World Cancer Day is being observed today (Thursday) in the country as elsewhere across the globe…


Zika: WHO declares global emergency Zika: WHO declares global emergency

A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring…


Two vector-borne diseases that pass from mother to child Two vector-borne diseases that pass from mother to child

The US researchers have identified two life-threatening vector-borne diseases that can be passed from…


Men with autism have different brain connections Men with autism have different brain connections

London: Men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have subtle differences in a part of the brain crucial…


Size does matter when it comes to animal brains Size does matter when it comes to animal brains

A mammal's brain size predicts its problem-solving ability, says a study.   Species with large…

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