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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Breakthrough in leukemia treatment

January 18, 2010 1:01:37 pm

Scientists have made first successful use of expanded umbilical-cord blood units to treat leukaemia.

Bipolar diagnosis jumps in young children: Study

January 18, 2010 10:29:42 am

The number of children aged 2 to 5 who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder has doubled over the past decade.

Blonde women more aggressive,determined

January 17, 2010 1:37:36 pm

Blonde women are aggressive,determined and have “warlike” characteristics as compared to their brunette or redhead counterparts.

Dental implants becoming popular to replace lost teeth

January 17, 2010 1:09:57 pm

The method of using dental implants to replace teeth lost to an accident,gum diseases or tooth decay is becoming popular.

Eating junk food ‘can cause depression’

January 17, 2010 1:04:46 pm

Eating junk food is not only bad for your waistline but also for your mental health,says a new study.

Bariatric surgery offers hope for breaking obesity cycle

January 17, 2010 12:46:17 pm

A study has found that obesity,which is a condition passed down the family lines,can be stopped from going on to the next generation through bariatric surgery.

Genetic risk factor for Parkinson’s disease identified

January 16, 2010 1:20:52 pm

Scientists discovered a gene variant which increases the risk for Parkinson’s disease and which may lead to a modified quantity or activity of the enzyme pyridoxal kinase (PDXK) in the brain.

Govt hospitals facing shortage of six lakh doctors: Assocham

January 15, 2010 9:12:57 pm

India’s public healthcare system is facing a shortage of about six lakh doctors and nine lakh nurses despite increasing number of government hospitals.

Beware! Toys for your kids may contain toxic chemical

January 15, 2010 3:40:32 pm

A new study says toys,that we buy for kids,may contain a toxic chemical which can prove dangerous to them.

Talented people more prone to personality abnormalities: Study

January 15, 2010 1:27:43 pm

Creatively talented people are more prone to displaying abnormalities.

Over 50 pct new couples get infected with HPV: Study

January 15, 2010 1:04:50 pm

Canadian scientists have found that more than half of young adults in a new sexual relationship get infected with human papillomavirus (HPV),a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer.

Drinking during pregnancy can harm offspring

January 15, 2010 11:57:10 am

Drinking too much alcohol during pregnancy can cause permanent damage to unborn child,say researchers.

Headache from religious fast? Researchers may have a cure

January 15, 2010 11:20:07 am

Researchers in Israel think they have a solution -- a cousin of Vioxx (rofecoxib),the drug Merck pulled from the US market because it increased the risks of heart attacks and other serious complications.

Battle of the bulge a global issue: Poll

January 15, 2010 11:11:40 am

Brazilians feel the most pressure to be thin,the Finns are acutely aware of the dangers of obesity and Americans have the toughest struggle to lose weight,according to a global survey.

80 pct diabetes people live in developing countries: IDF

January 14, 2010 3:27:23 pm

Once called a rich man's disease,diabetes is now sparing none and spreading like an epidemic in developing countries,including India,which house 80 per cent of world's diabetic population.

Eating proper food key to ‘elixir of youth’

January 14, 2010 11:50:20 am

The elixir of youth seems to be no longer just a fabled belief. Eating proper food is the key to looking and feeling up to ten years younger.

Unhealthy diets could fuel female depression

January 14, 2010 9:30:10 am

Women who suffer from depression and anxiety may want to take a look at their diet and cut out processed foods,according to a study.

Green tea ‘can stave off lung cancer

January 13, 2010 3:50:21 pm

Sipping a cup of green tea daily can slash the risk of lung cancer,even if you are a smoker,a new study has claimed.

‘Missing link’ between heart failure,environment ‘identified’

January 13, 2010 3:23:08 pm

British scientists claim to have identified the 'missing link' between heart failure,our genes and environment,a breakthrough which can pave the way for new and effective treatment for cardiovascular diseases.

Older women with hypertension ‘at increased dementia risk’

January 13, 2010 11:39:38 am

A new research has suggested that older women with hypertension are at increased risk for developing brain lesions that cause dementia later in life.

WHO to review its handling of H1N1 flu pandemic

January 13, 2010 9:40:35 am

WHO is to examine its handling of the H1N1 pandemic after accusations by some politicians that it exaggerated the dangers of the virus.

Festive offers to make this season sparkle!

January 12, 2010 3:03:26 pm

Milleret,a Swiss watch company located in Bienne has launched a festive scheme,which promises to make this season truly sparkling.

Having big bum,hips,thighs ‘good for health’

January 12, 2010 1:48:47 pm

They can play havoc with your stress levels when you're trying to squeeze into skinny jeans.

Too much TV leads to early death

January 12, 2010 10:05:19 am

Every hour of television watched per day is linked to an increased risk of early death from cardiovascular disease.

Friendship may help control obesity rise in children

January 12, 2010 9:49:33 am

Having a nice group of friends may help stem rise in obesity among children,say researchers.