LONDON: While early detection is the key for successful breast cancer treatment, one in three women in rural India had not even heard of the deadly disease, finds a research led by a doctoral student of Indian-origin.
SYDNEY: Kids born to women diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy are more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in later life, a study on rats has found.
NEW YORK: A small, daily dose of the popular erectile dysfunction drug Viagra may significantly reduce colorectal cancer risk, shows a study in mice.
LONDON: Digitally connected health devices such as pacemakers and MRI scanners in an Internet of Things (IoT) era can be fatal as hackers can exploit such devices and harm patients, the Royal Academy of Engineering has warned.
NEW YORK: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new paediatric appendicitis risk calculator (pARC) that may help to calculate a specific risk for appendicitis in kids.
SYDNEY: People suffering from schizophrenia may now possibly benefit from the effective, sensitive and tailored treatments used to treat victims of childhood abuse, researchers have claimed.
Let me start by saying that I don't want to sound a fanatic, for I don't suggest anything that I can't do myself. I quit smoking recently. And that's no small feat. Tobacco is the most common form of addiction and one of the most harmful as well, much more than the dreaded cannabis or for that matter Ecstasy, let alone alcohol.
TOKYO: People with higher levels of Vitamin D may be at a lower risk of developing all cancers, specifically liver cancer, a study involving over 30,000 participants has found.
Paris: France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent as 15, meaning sex with someone younger than that would be considered rape.
NEW YORK: Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk of developing congestive heart failure, compared with patients who did not have cancer, finds a study.