Low social status is generally thought to lead to poorer health
Nearly 60 per cent of cancer incidence in women is diet-related, new reports say. Other risk factors include alcoholism.
Around 10 per cent of infants with CH have other associated abnormalities most commonly witnessed are cardiac abnormalities.
Whole grains can be a key regulator of blood pressure and could provide an effective nutritional strategy to reduce cardiovascular-related deaths and disorders.
Nonmedical use of prescription drugs by college students such as anxiolytics/sedatives can play a role in negative sexual events such as sexual assault and regretted sex, say researchers.
Heart failure is not similar to a heart attack and it is important for people to understand the difference.
Here are five Yoga postures that will help strengthen your bones.
Adults aged 61-73 with normal hearing generally face problems to understand speech in noisy environment.
Nitrates, found in foods such as processed meats and green leafy vegetables and in certain medicines, can be reduced to nitrites by bacteria found in the mouth.
Although smartphone spectrometers exist, they only monitor or measure a single sample at a time, making them inefficient for real world applications.
Researchers have found that higher BMI may lead to increased inflammation which can negatively impact brain function and cognition.
The findings showed that post-meal blood sugar levels dropped 12 per cent on average when the participants followed the "walking after meals" advice compared to walking at any time of the day.
New world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 deficiency, a condition linked to an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Older adults are particularly at risk of B12 deficiency due to age-related reduction in absorbing vitamin B12 received through their diet.
Lower back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc-related problems can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health, preventing them from even performing daily activities, doctors said.
Researchers are developing an approach called 'hyperspectral imaging', which will increase the number of colour channels that can be visualised from three to over 50.
This is contrary to widespread belief that the greater risk of birth defects after assisted conception is due to the frequent use of these services by older women.
The researchers believe this could point to the presence of more favourable biological conditions in IVF (in vitro fertilization) specific to pregnancies in older women.
The novel therapeutic approach was designed to improve social interaction, pragmatic language and facial-emotion recognition skills of individuals with ASD.
Researchers tested potential therapeutic role of mitochondria targeting antioxidants in high-cholesterol-induced osteoarthritis and provided proof-of-concept for use of mitochondrial targeting antioxidants to treat osteoarthritis.
Researchers found that for every five kg/m2 increase in BMI, there was a 38 and 25 per cent increase in the risk for liver cancer in men and women, respectively.
The findings showed that giving children a diet high in soy protein isolate can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood as well as help ensure overall better bone quality.
Participants who consumed higher doses saw some of the insulin resistance benefits and a drop in triglycerides, but not a significant increase in HDL.
This new research demonstrates that the placebo effect is not necessarily elicited by patients' conscious expectation that they are getting an active medicine.
Scientists are still unsure how the sedative works, but one theory is it allows the brain to rest and recover immediately after surgery.
Heart failure is not similar to a heart attack and it is important for people to understand the difference, the experts said
The latest report focused on breastfeeding with recommendations that children be introduced to solid, semi-solid and soft foods at the age of six months.
Excessive intake of acid-forming foods can lead to metabolic acidosis. At its worst, this may lead to a coma. On the other hand, alkalosis, when the blood pH rises above the alkaline mark, can lead to loss of consciousness and even death
An international pre-school had decided to remain shut for a week as a precautionary measure after cases were reported with the viral infection.
Low socio-economic status and fear of abandonment early in life can lead to poor health in adulthood, regardless of adult socio-economic status, suggests a new study at the Rice University.
Last year, the researchers discovered a dramatic association between Alzheimer’s disease and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), a mainstay of treatment for prostate cancer since the 1940s.
Overall, those who were depressed at the beginning of the study period were 17 percent more likely to die during follow-up than those without depressive symptoms.
Vitamins A and C can enhance success in the challenging process of converting adult cells into stem cells.
"The research shows that infection provides excellent protection against reinfection," said Stephen Higgs, director of the Biosecurity Research Institute at Kansas State University.
Overall, India scored 29.4 points, just behind China and Thailand, while Pakistan scored a low 12.8.
The intestines play a crucial role in oxalate balance and Oxalobacter formigenes (Of) is an anaerobic bacterium that lives in the large intestine and utilizes oxalate as its exclusive energy source.