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  • Cause of Thousands of Still Births in Developing Countries: Secondhand Smoke Exposure During Pregnancy By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    CAUSE OF THOUSANDS OF STILL BIRTHS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: SECONDHAND SMOKE EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY

    More than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke causing about 17,000 still births in a year found a...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy
  • Molecular Key to Delay Multiple Sclerosis Progression Found By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    MOLECULAR KEY TO DELAY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PROGRESSION FOUND

    A receptor known as P2X4 present in the microglial cells that increases their anti-inflammatory potential in order to reduce the damage...

  • Key Questions for a Better Environmental Future in Europe By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    KEY QUESTIONS FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENTAL FUTURE IN EUROPE

    Tackling issues ranging from pollutants to preserving human health, an international study explores twenty-two main questions on environmental...

    Pollution
  • Wedding Care: How to Get Glowing Skin and Shiny Hair? By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    WEDDING CARE: HOW TO GET GLOWING SKIN AND SHINY HAIR?

    Simple and easy beauty tips to get glowing skin and shiny hair for your wedding revealed.

    Skin, Hair
  • Most Common Shoulder Operation is No More Beneficial Than Placebo Surgery: Study By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    MOST COMMON SHOULDER OPERATION IS NO MORE BENEFICIAL THAN PLACEBO SURGERY: STUDY

    Decompression surgery offered no greater benefit to shoulder pain than placebo surgery, suggested new study.

  • Do-Gooders Are More Hated At Workplace By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    DO-GOODERS ARE MORE HATED AT WORKPLACE

    Being suspicious, jealous or hostile toward those who seem better or nicer or holier than us appears to run deep in the psychological...

  • GST Tax Exemption on Sanitary Napkins Announced By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    GST TAX EXEMPTION ON SANITARY NAPKINS ANNOUNCED

    Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said sanitary napkins will be exempted from GST. There would be no input tax credit...

  • Miss India Runner-up: Girls are No Less Than Anybody in Haryana By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    MISS INDIA RUNNER-UP: GIRLS ARE NO LESS THAN ANYBODY IN HARYANA

    Haryana state has done an excellent job in bringing an equality between girls and boys with the help of government and this has shown...

  • Easy, Delicious Recipes for Family Get Together By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    EASY, DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR FAMILY GET TOGETHER

    Family meet-ups and get togethers help in building bonds and rekindle family memories, so make these memories even more special with...

  • Human Doctor's Gut Feelings Work Better than AI When Ordering Tests for Patients By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    HUMAN DOCTOR'S GUT FEELINGS WORK BETTER THAN AI WHEN ORDERING TESTS FOR PATIENTS

    Human doctors go by gut feelings which determine how many tests they order for a patient. MIT computer scientists analyzing doctors'...

  • Dementia Prevalence Data Among LGBT Older Adults By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    DEMENTIA PREVALENCE DATA AMONG LGBT OLDER ADULTS

    More than 200,000 sexual minorities in the U.S. are living with dementia. Encouraging LGBT and non-LGBT communities to access healthcare...

  • New Social Tool to Evaluate the Environmental Impact of Residential Buildings By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    NEW SOCIAL TOOL TO EVALUATE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

    New tool calculates the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon footprint.

  • Genes or Lifestyle? Study Explores Effects of Exercise on Identical Twins By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    GENES OR LIFESTYLE? STUDY EXPLORES EFFECTS OF EXERCISE ON IDENTICAL TWINS

    Health benefits of exercise were established in a study on identical twins that set out to explore if genes or lifestyle had a higher...

  • Cause of Prostate Cancer Advance to Incurable Stage Revealed By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    CAUSE OF PROSTATE CANCER ADVANCE TO INCURABLE STAGE REVEALED

    Prostate cancer aggressiveness is being traced with novel genes and mechanisms that can explain how a genomic variant in a single nucleotide...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • Overweight? Obese? Don't Blame Your Genes By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    OVERWEIGHT? OBESE? DON'T BLAME YOUR GENES

    Overweight and obese people can't blame it on their genes anymore. There are no firm indications that certain genetic factors are associated...

    Overweight, Obesity
  • Drug for Treating Parkinson's Symptoms May Treat Heart Failure: Clinical Trials On By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    DRUG FOR TREATING PARKINSON'S SYMPTOMS MAY TREAT HEART FAILURE: CLINICAL TRIALS ON

    A drug ITI-214 that is now in clinical trials for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease holds promise for treating heart failure....

    Parkinson, Drugs
  • Study Explains Why Malaria Parasites are Faster Than Human Immune Cells By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    STUDY EXPLAINS WHY MALARIA PARASITES ARE FASTER THAN HUMAN IMMUNE CELLS

    Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria...

  • Frailty may be More Deadly in Younger Heart Patients By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    FRAILTY MAY BE MORE DEADLY IN YOUNGER HEART PATIENTS

    Frailty is linked to poor early and long-term survival rates in patients undergoing heart surgery between the ages of 40 and 74.

  • Twice-weekly Calorie Restriction Diet Benefits Diabetes Patients By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    TWICE-WEEKLY CALORIE RESTRICTION DIET BENEFITS DIABETES PATIENTS

    Twice-weekly calorie restriction was almost good as calorie restriction every day for glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients.

    Diet, Diabetes
  • New Wearable Device Measures Cortisol in Sweat By Medindia Health   -   Jul 22, 2018

    NEW WEARABLE DEVICE MEASURES CORTISOL IN SWEAT

    New wearable patch was designed by researchers to measure cortisol in sweat. The finding offers novel approach for the early detection...

    Sweating, Sport