Logo

Medindia Health

 http://www.medindia.net/

  • Laughing Gas Helpful for Labor Pain, Yet Epidural Still Top Choice By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    LAUGHING GAS HELPFUL FOR LABOR PAIN, YET EPIDURAL STILL TOP CHOICE

    Although women report being very satisfied with nitrous oxide to manage labor pain with no adverse side effects to the baby, over half...

    Baby
  • IBD Prevalence Three Times Higher Than Estimates and Expected to Rise: Study By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    IBD PREVALENCE THREE TIMES HIGHER THAN ESTIMATES AND EXPECTED TO RISE: STUDY

    New study demonstrates that IBD prevalence is three times higher than previously reported, and is expected to rise, reports a new study.

  • Plant-based Foods and Mediterranean Diet Boosts Gut Microbiome By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    PLANT-BASED FOODS AND MEDITERRANEAN DIET BOOSTS GUT MICROBIOME

    Specific foods could provide protection for the gut, by helping bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties to thrive, reports a new...

    Food, Diet
  • 20% Patients are Prescribed Opioids Post-Heart Device Implantation Surgery By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    20% PATIENTS ARE PRESCRIBED OPIOIDS POST-HEART DEVICE IMPLANTATION SURGERY

    New large US study found that 1 in 5 patients was prescribed opioids after having a pacemaker or similar device implanted and 80 percent...

  • Common Genetic Mutations Found to be the Cause of Several Cancers By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    COMMON GENETIC MUTATIONS FOUND TO BE THE CAUSE OF SEVERAL CANCERS

    A single mutation in splicing factor 3b subunit gene is the underlying cause of several cancers. This key discovery has therapeutic...

    Cancer
  • Ebola Candidate Vaccine Effective Even After Dilution By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    EBOLA CANDIDATE VACCINE EFFECTIVE EVEN AFTER DILUTION

    The NIH investigators completed the vaccine dosage study using cynomolgus macaques and an updated vaccine component to match the EBOV...

    Vaccination
  • Antibiotic Resistance Doubles in 20 Years: Study By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE DOUBLES IN 20 YEARS: STUDY

    New study analysed 1,232 patients from 18 European countries the resistance to antibiotics taken for Helicobacter pylori infection...

    Lymphoma, Cancer
  • American Indians are More Prone to Irregular Heartbeat By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    AMERICAN INDIANS ARE MORE PRONE TO IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT

    Irregular heartbeat or atrial fibrillation may pose a huge threat to American Indians, finds a new study.

  • Too Much Stress May Up High Blood Pressure in African-Americans By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    TOO MUCH STRESS MAY UP HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN AFRICAN-AMERICANS

    Can chronic stress increase blood pressure? Yes, high levels of chronic stress can put African-Americans at a higher risk of developing...

    Stress
  • Respiratory Infections are More Deadly in Diabetics: Here's Why By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS ARE MORE DEADLY IN DIABETICS: HERE'S WHY

    Are diabetics more susceptible to respiratory problems? Yes, respiratory infections such as flu or pneumonia are more severe and common...

    Flu, Diabetes
  • Potato Puree can Boost Athletic Performance By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    POTATO PUREE CAN BOOST ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

    Potato freaks rejoice: Eating potato puree is just as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting exercise performance in trained athletes,...

  • India Seeks United Nations Action To Tackle Anti-Microbial Resistance By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    INDIA SEEKS UNITED NATIONS ACTION TO TACKLE ANTI-MICROBIAL RESISTANCE

    Global emergence of anti-microbial resistance is a threat to public health. Relevant UN agencies should align themselves in their endeavour...

  • Smartphone can Help Patients to Take Medicines on Time By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    SMARTPHONE CAN HELP PATIENTS TO TAKE MEDICINES ON TIME

    Smartphone with a simple Mobile app to remind the patients of medication can be a cost effective way of helping patients take their...

  • Long-term Exposure to Asbestos may Trigger Lung Cancer By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS MAY TRIGGER LUNG CANCER

    Children, who have accidentally inhaled asbestos may see the effect after many years. Some can even develop lung cancer.

    Cancer
  • Risk of Autism Linked to Insufficient Placental Steroid By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    RISK OF AUTISM LINKED TO INSUFFICIENT PLACENTAL STEROID

    Single ALLO injection during pregnancy was enough to avert both the cerebellar abnormalities and the aberrant social behaviors in experimental...

    Pregnancy, Injection, Injections
  • Opioid-Free Surgery helped One-third Kids Post-Tonsillectomy By Medindia Health   -   Oct 21, 2019

    OPIOID-FREE SURGERY HELPED ONE-THIRD KIDS POST-TONSILLECTOMY

    New study analysed the combination of non-opioid pain medications for providing adequate pain relief among children after tonsillectomy.

  • New Antibody That Eradicates Leukemia Stem Cells Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Oct 20, 2019

    NEW ANTIBODY THAT ERADICATES LEUKEMIA STEM CELLS DISCOVERED

    UCLA researchers develop an antibody that could keep leukemia from persisting after treatment.

    Leukemia
  • Patient Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Thoughts By Medindia Health   -   Oct 20, 2019

    PATIENT CONTROLS TWO PROSTHETIC ARMS WITH HIS THOUGHTS

    Simultaneous control of two of the world's most advanced prosthetic limbs through a brain-machine interface has been demonstrated by...

    Brain, Arm
  • Types of Exercises can Help Stave Off Effects of Aging on the Brain By Medindia Health   -   Oct 20, 2019

    TYPES OF EXERCISES CAN HELP STAVE OFF EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE BRAIN

    A new study has revealed that types of physical activities you choose may also have an effect on your brain's response to aging.

    Brain
  • Young Adults Not Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders: Study By Medindia Health   -   Oct 20, 2019

    YOUNG ADULTS NOT SEEKING TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: STUDY

    A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder in some cases, multiple substance use disorders and not...