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  • By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    PET/MRI BETTER THAN PET/CT IN CANCER DETECTION

    PET/MRI improves lesion detection and reduces radiation exposure in several cancers when compared to PET/CT according to a new study...

    Cancer
  • Elevated Adverse Mental Health Conditions are Linked to COVID-19 By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    ELEVATED ADVERSE MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS ARE LINKED TO COVID-19

    COVID-19 pandemic raises the overall level of anxiety due to social isolation and financial worries, which may increase the suicide...

  • Glucagon Resistance may be a Warning Light for Type-2 Diabetes By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    GLUCAGON RESISTANCE MAY BE A WARNING LIGHT FOR TYPE-2 DIABETES

    Glucagon resistance is an entirely new fundamental concept that acts as an early warning sign for type-2 diabetes development.

    Diabetes
  • New 90-minute COVID-19 Test Gives Highly Accurate Results By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    NEW 90-MINUTE COVID-19 TEST GIVES HIGHLY ACCURATE RESULTS

    Highly accurate 90-minute COVID-19 test called CovidNudge could make a 'huge difference' ahead of the winter battle against the disease.

  • Combination of Fructose and Glucose in High Fructose Corn Syrup Leads to Heart Diseases By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    COMBINATION OF FRUCTOSE AND GLUCOSE IN HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP LEADS TO HEART DISEASES

    Combination of fructose and glucose found in high fructose corn syrup appears to be worse than fructose alone for some heart disease...

  • Longer Fertility Period Increases Dementia Risk in Women By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    LONGER FERTILITY PERIOD INCREASES DEMENTIA RISK IN WOMEN

    Duration of a woman's fertility period can be a risk factor for dementia. Women with more extended fertility periods are associated...

  • Oral Radiography Reveals Chronic Coronary Artery Disease By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    ORAL RADIOGRAPHY REVEALS CHRONIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

    Oral infections are quite common but they are often dormant and detected only through radiography. Radiographs of the whole jaw conducted...

    Dental
  • Neurotechnology can Reduce Insomnia Symptoms By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    NEUROTECHNOLOGY CAN REDUCE INSOMNIA SYMPTOMS

    High-resolution, relational, resonance-based electroencephalic mirroring is a non-invasive neurotechnology that can reduce insomnia...

  • Healthy Diet Could Counter the Ill-effects of Obesity By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    HEALTHY DIET COULD COUNTER THE ILL-EFFECTS OF OBESITY

    Adherence to healthy diets like a Mediterranean-like diet may modify the association between BMI and cardiovascular death, reports...

    Obesity, Diet
  • New Coronavirus Cluster Identified in Malaysia By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    NEW CORONAVIRUS CLUSTER IDENTIFIED IN MALAYSIA

    The Malaysian Health Ministry announced on Thursday that a new COVID-19 cluster was detected in Sabah state, traced to a woman who...

    Hospital
  • Delhi Hospital First to Clear A Cyst Without Surgery By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    DELHI HOSPITAL FIRST TO CLEAR A CYST WITHOUT SURGERY

    Doctors at BLK hospital removed a cyst equivalent to the size of a tennis ball from the right lung of a 45-year-old woman without conducting...

    Hospital
  • Rapid Blood Protein Test can Detect Brain Injury in Minutes By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    RAPID BLOOD PROTEIN TEST CAN DETECT BRAIN INJURY IN MINUTES

    A rapid blood test that can measure the levels of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the blood can be used to detect the severity of...

    Brain
  • COVID Vaccine Will be Ready by 'Start of Next Year' In India By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    COVID VACCINE WILL BE READY BY 'START OF NEXT YEAR' IN INDIA

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the coronavirus vaccine will be made available in the country by the start...

    Vaccination
  • Public Can Book Their Vaccination Beforehand Through App By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    PUBLIC CAN BOOK THEIR VACCINATION BEFOREHAND THROUGH APP

    Mumbai-based health-tech start-up has launched an application for Indian citizens to book an appointment with the nearest doctor or...

    Vaccination
  • Curve at Shoe Tips may Lead to Weaker Muscles By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    CURVE AT SHOE TIPS MAY LEAD TO WEAKER MUSCLES

    Toe spring, the curve at the tip of shoes, makes movement comfortable but causes painful foot-related problems, said study.

  • Scientists Discover Super-potent Blood Stem Cells in Human Embryos By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    SCIENTISTS DISCOVER SUPER-POTENT BLOOD STEM CELLS IN HUMAN EMBRYOS

    Researchers have discovered super potent blood stem cells in human embryos. The new findings could lead to advances in expanding HSCs...

  • Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    FACTORS INHERENT TO OBESITY INCREASE VULNERABILITY TO COVID-19: STUDY

    Factors related to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19, said researchers.

    Obesity
  • COVID-19 Could Cause Declines in Life Expectancy: Study By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    COVID-19 COULD CAUSE DECLINES IN LIFE EXPECTANCY: STUDY

    The new study provides an important first estimate of the impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy, but new developments in healthcare...

  • Tailored Education System Benefits Kidney Transplant Patients By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    TAILORED EDUCATION SYSTEM BENEFITS KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

    The new computer-tailored education system was found to increase knowledge and readiness to pursue kidney transplant, said researchers.

  • Daily Coffee Consumption can Improve Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients By Medindia Health   -   Sep 18, 2020

    DAILY COFFEE CONSUMPTION CAN IMPROVE SURVIVAL IN METASTATIC COLORECTAL CANCER PATIENTS

    Drinking a few cups of coffee a day is linked to longer survival and a lower risk of cancer worsening among patients with metastatic...

    Cancer