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A new mobile application could help doctors better provide care to patients with advanced lung cancer,…


Down's syndrome 'treated' with green tea Down's syndrome 'treated' with green tea

A chemical in green tea has been shown to improve cognitive ability in persons with Down's syndrome,…


New blood test targets depression New blood test targets depression

UK scientists have developed a blood test to help doctors pick the best drug for patients with depression.…


Women, young adults at high risk of anxiety Women, young adults at high risk of anxiety

Women as well as young adults are twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, a new study says.  …


Weight loss to become as easy as popping a pill? Weight loss to become as easy as popping a pill?

According to a new study, gastric balloon that is swallowed like a pill — rather than surgically…


Can Alzheimer’s be prevented by dietary supplements? Can Alzheimer’s be prevented by dietary supplements?

A dietary supplement containing a blend of 30 vitamins and minerals has the potential to slow the progress…


Migraine increases risk of cardiovascular disease in women: Study Migraine increases risk of cardiovascular disease in women: Study

According to a new study, women suffering from migraines are at an increased risk of mortality from…


Beware! People staying indoors too at a risk of respiratory problems Beware! People staying indoors too at a risk of respiratory problems

As many as 34 per cent of the people who spend most of their time indoors, in offices and at homes have…


Introvert teens can make effective leaders Introvert teens can make effective leaders

Speak up! Put yourself out there!   American society seems to put a great deal of value on being…


Migraine ups risk of heart disease, mortality in women Migraine ups risk of heart disease, mortality in women

Women suffering with migraines are at an increased risk of mortality from heart diseases than women…


New blood test to boost cancer treatment New blood test to boost cancer treatment

Researchers have found a new test that can detect changes in the levels of metabolites in the blood…


Exposure to air pollution could increase risk of high blood pressure Exposure to air pollution could increase risk of high blood pressure

Exposure to air pollutants arising from coal burning, vehicle exhausts, airborne dust and dirt can increase…


Zika virus may cause birth defects in thousand of babies: WHO experts Zika virus may cause birth defects in thousand of babies: WHO experts

World Health Organization officials on Friday cautioned that “many thousands” of infants…


Chemicals in plastic may weaken your child’s teeth: Study Chemicals in plastic may weaken your child’s teeth: Study

According to a study, chemicals commonly found in plastics and fungicides may be weakening children’s…


Premature babies may suffer from osteoporosis during adulthood Premature babies may suffer from osteoporosis during adulthood

According to a new study, babies born prematurely may grow up to have weaker bones, which has also found…


Beware! Shift work can put you at severe stroke risk Beware! Shift work can put you at severe stroke risk

A new study has found that shift work can put workers out of sync with their body clocks, leading to…


Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns

Immunising mothers against flu can decrease the risk of their infants getting influenza during the first…


Smoking increase risk of tooth loss Smoking increase risk of tooth loss

Smoking marijuana for a long time can put you at increased risk of gum diseases that can lead to tooth…


Painkillers can increase duration of chronic pain Painkillers can increase duration of chronic pain

The short-term decision to take painkillers can have devastating consequences of increasing pain and…


Malaysia Healthcare Month 2016 closes on a high Malaysia Healthcare Month 2016 closes on a high

The “Malaysia Healthcare Month 2016” (MHM 2016) comes to a close on Tuesday in Dhaka. The…


Women with migraines higher risk of cardiovascular Women with migraines higher risk of cardiovascular

Women diagnosed with migraines have a slightly increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases,…


Scientists discover new pain relievers Scientists discover new pain relievers

A research team at Duke University has discovered a potential new class of small-molecule drugs that…


India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIV India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIV

At least 2,234 Indians have contracted the deadly HIV virus while receiving blood transfusions in hospitals…


Success of chickenpox vaccine revealed Success of chickenpox vaccine revealed

Countries that implement government-mandated vaccinations for chickenpox see a sharp drop in the number…


What does your heartbeat say about your health? What does your heartbeat say about your health?

Minor irregularities in the heartbeat are indicative of a healthy body, scientists said at the Technical…


Every cigarette rots you, inside out Every cigarette rots you, inside out

Gory pictures on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking have helped people kick the butt.…


Certain genes related to mood, stress can impact longevity Certain genes related to mood, stress can impact longevity

‘The visible impact of depression and stress that can be seen on a person’s face can also…


What the heartbeat tells about your health What the heartbeat tells about your health

Minor irregularities in the heartbeat are indicative of a healthy body, scientists said at Technical…


Women using biomass fuels at higher risk of having cataract: Study Women using biomass fuels at higher risk of having cataract: Study

Women in India who cook using fuels such as wood, crop residue and dried dung instead of cleaner fuels…


How to prevent ovarian cancer How to prevent ovarian cancer

Researchers have found that knowing the early changes in the cells of the fallopian tubes of women carrying…


How Zika infects the placenta How Zika infects the placenta

Zika virus can infect and replicate in immune cells from the placenta, without killing them, scientists…


From frozen ovaries to lab-grown babies From frozen ovaries to lab-grown babies

It is almost 40 years since the first IVF baby, Louise Brown, was born. While this amazing breakthrough…


Radiation exposure explored between Cell phones and rats Radiation exposure explored between Cell phones and rats

For some years research teams have explored and attempted to sort out any evidence concerning a cause-effect…


How mutant cells turn into aggressive cancers discovered How mutant cells turn into aggressive cancers discovered

Scientists have discovered how a gene mutation found in several human cancers - including leukaemia,…


Kids more likely to beat cancer than young adults: Study Kids more likely to beat cancer than young adults: Study

A new study by The National Institute of Cancer in Milan, Italy reveals that adolescents and young adults…


Why fat is yummy found Why fat is yummy found

Fat free ice cream, for all its healthy merits, melts the wrong way. Two seconds on the tongue and it's…


Music for the eyes Music for the eyes

Having relaxing music played just before eye surgery leads to patients feeling less anxiety and requiring…


An unhealthy marriage may actually lower the risk of diabetes in men: Study An unhealthy marriage may actually lower the risk of diabetes in men: Study

An unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes in men and promote successful treatment…


Vocal health of women might be affected by weak lungs Vocal health of women might be affected by weak lungs

Poor lung functioning is likely the reason behind voice fatigue, finds a new study aiming to investigate…

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