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  • Women More Likely to Have Thyroid Disorder By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    WOMEN MORE LIKELY TO HAVE THYROID DISORDER

    Women are eight times more likely to develop thyroid disorder than men. Thyroid is a two-inch-butterfly-shaped gland located in the...

  • New Research Could Help Fine-tune Cancer Treatment By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    NEW RESEARCH COULD HELP FINE-TUNE CANCER TREATMENT

    Tumour growth is better reduced in mice when the expression of a particular protein called Beta3-integrin is targeted in combination...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • New Link Between Alcohol, Genes and Heart Failure Discovered By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    NEW LINK BETWEEN ALCOHOL, GENES AND HEART FAILURE DISCOVERED

    Faulty gene Titin may interact with alcohol to accelerate heart failure in some patients with the gene, even if they only drink moderate...

    Alcohol
  • PTSD: Sixteen Percent of Burn Patients Test Positive By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    PTSD: SIXTEEN PERCENT OF BURN PATIENTS TEST POSITIVE

    A significant group of burn patients with elevated symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder may benefit from further mental health...

    Stress
  • Negative Effects of Lack of Paid Sick Leave Revealed By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF LACK OF PAID SICK LEAVE REVEALED

    Working adults without paid sick leave are three times more likely to have incomes below the poverty line, stated study.

  • African-Americans and Latinos are More Likely to be at Risk for Depression Than Whites: Study By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND LATINOS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE AT RISK FOR DEPRESSION THAN WHITES: STUDY

    Latinos and African Americans had more chronic stress, more unhealthy behaviors, and more chance for depression, found study.

    Stress, Depression
  • Type 2 Diabetes: Study Reveals New Insights By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    TYPE 2 DIABETES: STUDY REVEALS NEW INSIGHTS

    Type 2 diabetes patients received comparable diabetes-related care, black race was not associated with accelerated kidney function...

    Diabetes
  • Evolution of 400-million-year-old Anti-viral Protein Helps Scientists Understand HIV By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    EVOLUTION OF 400-MILLION-YEAR-OLD ANTI-VIRAL PROTEIN HELPS SCIENTISTS UNDERSTAND HIV

    Origin of a gene that encodes for protein, HERC5, shown to potently inhibit HIV discovered.

  • International Day of Action for Women's Health - Educating and Empowering Women By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH - EDUCATING AND EMPOWERING WOMEN

    International Day of Action For Women's Health which is observed on the 28th May annually, crusades for sexual and reproductive health...

  • Chances of Muscle Wasting are Less in Obese People By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    CHANCES OF MUSCLE WASTING ARE LESS IN OBESE PEOPLE

    Obese people may have better chances of survival as they experience lesser muscle wasting than ordinary people in critical care, finds...

    Obesity
  • Children Living in High-risk Conditions More Likely to Grow Up as Violent Adults By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    CHILDREN LIVING IN HIGH-RISK CONDITIONS MORE LIKELY TO GROW UP AS VIOLENT ADULTS

    Young adults and children living in a high-risk environment and exposed to physical or sexual abuse, migration, cannabis consumption...

    Alcohol
  • Early Lactate Measurements May Improve Survival in Septic Patients By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    EARLY LACTATE MEASUREMENTS MAY IMPROVE SURVIVAL IN SEPTIC PATIENTS

    Early lactate measurements in septic patients can help to provide immediate interventions, such as antibiotic therapy which may improve...

  • Fewer Low-income, Urban Women Use Vitamin Supplementation Before Pregnancy By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    FEWER LOW-INCOME, URBAN WOMEN USE VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTATION BEFORE PREGNANCY

    Many poor, urban women do not use prenatal vitamins supplementation before pregnancy, according to a new study.

    Vitamins, Pregnancy
  • Reliable New Test to Identify and Prevent Risk of Preterm Birth By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    RELIABLE NEW TEST TO IDENTIFY AND PREVENT RISK OF PRETERM BIRTH

    Identifying women at risk with the newly developed test during her second trimester could lead to early treatment, prevention, says...

  • Nanoparticles Could Help Shrink Brain Cancer Tumors By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    NANOPARTICLES COULD HELP SHRINK BRAIN CANCER TUMORS

    A new drug-delivering nanoparticle have been developed to offer better treatment for glioblastoma, according to researchers.

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer, Brain
  • Woman Should Not be Compelled to Take Death Risks during Pregnancy By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    WOMAN SHOULD NOT BE COMPELLED TO TAKE DEATH RISKS DURING PREGNANCY

    Laws prohibiting abortion should not be force woman to take death risks and injury by having a baby.

    Baby, Pregnancy, Abortion
  • Low-fat Diet Could Increase Overall Survival in Breast Cancer Patients By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    LOW-FAT DIET COULD INCREASE OVERALL SURVIVAL IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

    Dietary interventions with a lower-fat diet could influences overall survival for patients with breast cancer, finds a recent study.

    Cancer, Breast, Diet, Breasts
  • Less Active People can Now HIIT It for Good Health By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    LESS ACTIVE PEOPLE CAN NOW HIIT IT FOR GOOD HEALTH

    Less active people can get healthy with high-intensity interval exercises, which could be more enjoyable than traditional exercises,...

  • Women in Bihar, Jharkhand More Aware of Menstrual Hygiene By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    WOMEN IN BIHAR, JHARKHAND MORE AWARE OF MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

    The "Paheli ki Saheli" programme initiated by Johnson Johnson has successfully been able to improve menstrual hygiene among women in...

  • Hyderabad Takes Preventive Measures After Two Suspected Nipah Cases By Medindia Health   -   May 26, 2018

    HYDERABAD TAKES PREVENTIVE MEASURES AFTER TWO SUSPECTED NIPAH CASES

    In view of the recent suspected cases of Nipah virus infection in Hyderabad, Telangana health authorities have advised people not to...