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  • Genetic Changes Linked to Physical Activity Reported By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    GENETIC CHANGES LINKED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REPORTED

    New study paves the way for a better understanding of genetic changes that are associated with physical activity.

  • Benefits of Taking Statins Outweigh Risks By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    BENEFITS OF TAKING STATINS OUTWEIGH RISKS

    Statins are safe drugs with low risk of adverse effects as per a recent statement by the American Heart Association following a review...

    Drugs
  • Regular Flu Shot: A Lifesaver for Many Heart Failure Patients By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    REGULAR FLU SHOT: A LIFESAVER FOR MANY HEART FAILURE PATIENTS

    Getting a regular flu shot may save many heart failure patients' lives, reveals a new study. Annual flu vaccination is considered as...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • Apomorphine: New Drug to Treat Parkinson's Disease Introduced in India By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    APOMORPHINE: NEW DRUG TO TREAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE INTRODUCED IN INDIA

    New drug Apomorphine to treat Parkinson's disease is now available in Bengaluru, India.

    Parkinson, Drugs
  • First Nations Children Experience More Pain than their Counterparts By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN EXPERIENCE MORE PAIN THAN THEIR COUNTERPARTS

    First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain and less access to specialist and mental health services than non-First...

  • Women with Positive HPV but No Cell Abnormalities have High Cervical Cancer Risk By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    WOMEN WITH POSITIVE HPV BUT NO CELL ABNORMALITIES HAVE HIGH CERVICAL CANCER RISK

    There is an increased cervical cancer risk in women whose cervical cells are tested positive for HPV but shows no signs of cellular...

    Cancer
  • Heart Diseased Patient Coughed Up Lung-Shaped Blood Clot By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    HEART DISEASED PATIENT COUGHED UP LUNG-SHAPED BLOOD CLOT

    A patient admitted for heart failure coughed up a 6-inch wide blood clot, that resembled the right bronchial tree of the lungs.

  • New Breast Cancer Screening Guideline Emphasizes Shared Decision-making Between Women and Their Doctors By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NEW BREAST CANCER SCREENING GUIDELINE EMPHASIZES SHARED DECISION-MAKING BETWEEN WOMEN AND THEIR DOCTORS

    Newly updated guideline on breast cancer screening highlights shared decision-making between women and their doctors, reveals a new...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Cancer Can be Detected within 10-minutes: Here's How By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    CANCER CAN BE DETECTED WITHIN 10-MINUTES: HERE'S HOW

    Fastest cancer test: A simple, inexpensive test may help detect cancer more accurately in just 10-minutes, reveals a new study.

    Cancer
  • Brain Activation for Social Isolation Caused by Opioids By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    BRAIN ACTIVATION FOR SOCIAL ISOLATION CAUSED BY OPIOIDS

    Activating a region in the brain called insula could reduce the urge for social isolation caused by opioids by making social interactions...

    Brain
  • Smile Train India to Enable Free Surgery for Kids with Congenital Cleft Lip and Palate By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    SMILE TRAIN INDIA TO ENABLE FREE SURGERY FOR KIDS WITH CONGENITAL CLEFT LIP AND PALATE

    Smile Train India, a non-government organization initiates a new program to allow free surgeries for children with congenital cleft...

    Lips
  • Winter Care for the Newborns By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    WINTER CARE FOR THE NEWBORNS

    This winter season, the new parents have to put in additional efforts in protecting their newborns, ensuring that the skin is well...

    Skin
  • Wealthy Patients Flock to Clinics That Offer Free Healthcare to the Poor, Says Study By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    WEALTHY PATIENTS FLOCK TO CLINICS THAT OFFER FREE HEALTHCARE TO THE POOR, SAYS STUDY

    Community outreach clinics and associated promotions aimed at nonpaying patients act as advertising that attracts paying patients as...

  • Soon Robots will Perform C-Sections By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    SOON ROBOTS WILL PERFORM C-SECTIONS

    Controlled by healthcare assistants, robots will soon carry out C-sections or other surgeries, says experts.

  • Telengana Man Underwent Heart Transplantation Surgery By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    TELENGANA MAN UNDERWENT HEART TRANSPLANTATION SURGERY

    Century Hospitals has given a new lease of life to a young man by transplanting a donor heart in the patient's body with support of...

    Hospital
  • Human Brain Responds to Aggressive Sounds More Quickly: Study By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    HUMAN BRAIN RESPONDS TO AGGRESSIVE SOUNDS MORE QUICKLY: STUDY

    Human brains notice a voice much quicker when it is considered dangerous or aggressive than when it is regarded as normal or happy...

    Regard, Brain
  • Link Between Empathy and Drug Relapse Identified By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    LINK BETWEEN EMPATHY AND DRUG RELAPSE IDENTIFIED

    Empathy is the awareness of another person's feelings and emotions and is an important feature in normal social interactions. But,...

    Drugs
  • Novel Muscle Reading Device Can Help Make Smart Clothes By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEL MUSCLE READING DEVICE CAN HELP MAKE SMART CLOTHES

    Novel device can read human muscle's electrical activity and convert them into signals to aid in creating smart clothes.

    AIDS
  • Spinal Cord Injury Could Throw Off Body's Internal Clock By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    SPINAL CORD INJURY COULD THROW OFF BODY'S INTERNAL CLOCK

    Spinal cord plays a heavy hand in the circadian system - the body's master clock that regulates the 24-hour rhythms of every cell in...

    Hands
  • Novel Imaging Tool Assists in Therapy by Identifying Key Breast Cancer Enzymes By Medindia Health   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEL IMAGING TOOL ASSISTS IN THERAPY BY IDENTIFYING KEY BREAST CANCER ENZYMES

    A new imaging method identifies and measures important breast cancer enzymes, which help target treatment process in breast cancer...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts