Iron deficiency affects one in five of the world's population and is more prevalent in pregnant women, say researchers.
Combinations of three different antibiotics can overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three drugs on their own is effective, scientists have found.
In epilepsy, the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed, causing strange sensations, emotions, and behaviour or sometimes convulsions, muscle spasms, and loss of consciousness, researchers said.
"The study offers the potential to identify renal transplant recipients at risk for a loss of the new organ prior to the development of irreversible damage," Barbara Murphy, the lead investigator on the study, said.
Scientists at the University of Southampton analysed the impact of the gene ADAM33, which is associated with the development of asthma.
The study found that a covered pram, which was left in the sun, became 15 degrees hotter than a pram left uncovered.
According to a research some foods in a high-fat Mediterranean diet may be linked to lower risks of developing certain ailments because of the anti-inflammatory effects.
Researchers believe that the effects are similar due to the rise in body temperature in both the activities.
Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric and silymarin is a component of milk thistle, which has been used to treat liver disease.
The researchers analysed data from a national survey of alcohol and substances used by more than 34,000 adults in two parts, three years apart.
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans.
Among light smokers, women were 2.95 times more likely to have subarachnoid hemorrhage compared to non-smokers, while men who smoked comparable amounts of cigarettes were 1.93 times more likely.
Avocados were found to contain less than 1 gram of sugar per serving (0.09g) -- the least amount of any other fresh fruit.
When the enzyme loses its anchor to the cell surface, it is prone to going rogue around the lung causing poorer lung function in people who have asthma.
Up until now, transmission of the virus was only known through the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same insect that spreads dengue and chikungunya.
According to the study, sexual minority peers may also purge or take laxatives, use diet pills or fast to lose weight than their straight peers.
Many prescription drugs sold today are based on molecules or compounds found in plants
The metabolites in women who breastfed for more than three months differed significantly from those who had shorter lactation periods.
Childhood heart disease is the most common form of birth defect and affects one in 100 babies globally, showed the study.
"One reason it's so difficult to lose weight by dieting is that the person has to overcome the natural preferences for these types of appetite foods," Researcher from University of Waterloo said.
People living with chronic low back pain are more likely to use illicit drugs -- including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine -- compared to those without back pain, says a study.
The suggestion stems from a study in which the scientists discovered the first in vivo evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried SIV that virologists consider the ancestor of HIV can infect human cells.
This report comes close on the heels of a World Health Organisation report released two days ago, emphasising how big a problem NCDs are in the region.
Many people think of ADHD as primarily a boys' but the Study finds that a large portion of women with ADHD are struggling with mental illness, says Esme Fuller-Thomson from University of Toronto.
Leukemia stem cells "hide" in fatty tissue, even transforming this tissue in ways that support their survival when challenged with chemotherapy, the study found.
The new suggests the composition and diversity of bacteria in the gut play an important role in regulating immune system activity that impacts progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Spinal stenosis is not a pleasant disease. It is very less among the older population having controlled weight, but now a days the problem of obesity has risen among the old population and they have started becoming a victim of spinal stenosis.
Researchers found that exchanging dietary carbohydrate or saturated fat with a diet rich in monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat had a beneficial effect on key markers of blood glucose control.
Previous studies on the impact of environmental noise suggested that too much noise can affect children both cognitively and psycho-physiologically.
Previous studies have identified genes that are linked to numerous medical conditions, yet these only account for part of a person's likelihood of developing disease.
The patient is an adult woman who lives in Miami-Dade County, according to a health official
"Our findings reveal us that children's brains need to get enough and healthy activation even before they enter pre-school," said lead author Cristina Alberini, Professor at New York University in the US.
The researchers found that without this protein stem cells could not sustain growth after muscle tissue injury.
"These data give us hope for the clinical potential of LRRK2 kinase inhibitors as effective therapies for Parkinson's disease," said the lead researcher.
"The study confirms the urgent need to treat people with HIV infection as soon as the infection is diagnosed to protect their health and for public health," said lead author Myron S. Cohen from University of North Carolina in the US.
The findings indicated that home cooked meals, which are often perceived as the best option, usually exceed energy density and dietary fat recommendations.