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  • Migraines More Common in Women Due to Estrogen Levels By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    MIGRAINES MORE COMMON IN WOMEN DUE TO ESTROGEN LEVELS

    The cause of migraines has been narrowed down to estrogen and other sex hormones, according to researchers who analyzed migraines,...

  • Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Risk of Developing Common but Serious Diseases By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    POLYGENIC RISK SCORE PREDICTS RISK OF DEVELOPING COMMON BUT SERIOUS DISEASES

    Polygenic screening test score predicts risk of developing common but serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Diabetes
  • Benzodiazepines Drugs Linked to Raised Risk of Alzheimer's Disease By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    BENZODIAZEPINES DRUGS LINKED TO RAISED RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Long-term benzodiazepine use may develop the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.

    Drugs, Alzheimer
  • E-cigarette Vapor May Damage Your Lung Immune Cells By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    E-CIGARETTE VAPOR MAY DAMAGE YOUR LUNG IMMUNE CELLS

    Long-term use of e-cigarette or vaping can increase the production of inflammatory chemicals which can damage vital immune cells in...

  • Dementia Risk Increases in Older Adults Undergoing Dialysis By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    DEMENTIA RISK INCREASES IN OLDER ADULTS UNDERGOING DIALYSIS

    Dementia rates are higher and so is the associated risk for early death in older patients who are on dialysis, says study.

  • Peripheral Nerve Block May Offer Long-term Pain Relief for Severe Facial Pain By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PERIPHERAL NERVE BLOCK MAY OFFER LONG-TERM PAIN RELIEF FOR SEVERE FACIAL PAIN

    Peripheral nerve block may provide long-term pain relief in patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia , a condition which involves severe...

  • Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SIMPLE BLOOD TESTS MAY HELP IDENTIFY RARE CANCER EARLIER

    Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.

    Myeloma, Cancer
  • New Insights into How People Adapt to Visual Impairments after Stroke By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW INSIGHTS INTO HOW PEOPLE ADAPT TO VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS AFTER STROKE

    Post stroke visual impairments may typically relate to impaired central or peripheral vision, eye movement abnormalities, or visual...

    Stroke, Eye
  • Independence Day: Must Try Traditional Delicacies By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    INDEPENDENCE DAY: MUST TRY TRADITIONAL DELICACIES

    The taste buds of Indians span beyond their regions as every part has its own specialty. This Independence Day dig into some of the...

  • Brief Interventions During Regular Care Decrease Alcohol Use Among Gay Men with HIV By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    BRIEF INTERVENTIONS DURING REGULAR CARE DECREASE ALCOHOL USE AMONG GAY MEN WITH HIV

    Short interventions during routine care decreased alcohol use among gay men with HIV, finds a new study.

    Alcohol
  • Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WEARABLE DEVICES AND MOBILE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY CAN PROMOTE OVERALL HEALTH

    Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to...

    Plan
  • Fracture Risk Increases by 30 Percent after Gastric Bypass By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FRACTURE RISK INCREASES BY 30 PERCENT AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS

    Fracture risk increases by about 30 percent after gastric bypass surgery, which is an effective method to reduce obesity, diabetes,...

    Obesity, Diabetes
  • Cycling May Improve Your Physical and Mental Health By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CYCLING MAY IMPROVE YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

    Cycling is associated with greater mental health and self-perceived health, finds a new study.

  • New Specialized Delivery Methods to Fight Cancer Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW SPECIALIZED DELIVERY METHODS TO FIGHT CANCER DISCOVERED

    New specialized delivery methods developed can help treat cancer and other disorders. Scientists created specialized nucleic acid-based...

    Cancer
  • Reddit Online Forum Provides Specific Suicide Prevention Support for Men By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    REDDIT ONLINE FORUM PROVIDES SPECIFIC SUICIDE PREVENTION SUPPORT FOR MEN

    Some men and boys who are considering suicide are finding emotional support in an online forum, finds a new study.

  • High Omega-3 Levels May Improve Brain Function in Kids By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    HIGH OMEGA-3 LEVELS MAY IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTION IN KIDS

    High blood levels of omega-3s, especially docosahexaenoic acid may be associated with better brain function in children.

    Brain
  • New Optics for Ultrafast Cameras Create Possibilities for Imaging By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW OPTICS FOR ULTRAFAST CAMERAS CREATE POSSIBILITIES FOR IMAGING

    New technique captures a scene at multiple depths with one shutter click - no zoom lens needed.

  • Doctor-patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    DOCTOR-PATIENT DISCUSSIONS NEGLECT POTENTIAL HARMS OF LUNG CANCER SCREENING

    The quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was poor and discussion of the potential harms of screening was virtually...

    Cancer
  • HIV Prevention Intervention Benefits Young Transgender Women By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    HIV PREVENTION INTERVENTION BENEFITS YOUNG TRANSGENDER WOMEN

    Project LifeSkills - New intervention for reducing condomless sex acts among young transgender women through sharing information about...

  • Independence Day: Must Try Traditional Delicacies By Medindia Health   -   Aug 14, 2018

    INDEPENDENCE DAY: MUST TRY TRADITIONAL DELICACIES

    The taste buds of Indians span beyond their regions as every part has its own specialty. This Independence Day dig into some of the...