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  • Kidney Function Differs in Men and Women By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    KIDNEY FUNCTION DIFFERS IN MEN AND WOMEN

    Kidney function varies in both men and women. Marked differences between male and female kidneys have been observed and the findings...

  • Relationship Between Women, Exercise and Longevity By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WOMEN, EXERCISE AND LONGEVITY

    Women who can exercise strenuously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, and other causes, reports a...

    Cancer
  • IPhones and 'Pokemon Go' are More Likely to Blame for Rise in Head Neck Injuries By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    IPHONES AND 'POKEMON GO' ARE MORE LIKELY TO BLAME FOR RISE IN HEAD NECK INJURIES

    As cellphones got smarter, they also became marginally more dangerous to the clumsy, as a new study finds that there is a rise in the...

  • C-section Births Not Linked to Obesity in Kids: Myth Debunked By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    C-SECTION BIRTHS NOT LINKED TO OBESITY IN KIDS: MYTH DEBUNKED

    New study debunks the myth that a cesarean birth increases the odds of a child growing fat or obese.

    Obesity, Child
  • Acupuncture can Decrease Radiation-induced Dry Mouth for Cancer Patients By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    ACUPUNCTURE CAN DECREASE RADIATION-INDUCED DRY MOUTH FOR CANCER PATIENTS

    After receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during radiation treatment, head and neck cancer patients experienced less...

    Cancer
  • Incentive-based Prenatal Tobacco Interventions can Help Lower Risk of Infant Health Complications By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    INCENTIVE-BASED PRENATAL TOBACCO INTERVENTIONS CAN HELP LOWER RISK OF INFANT HEALTH COMPLICATIONS

    Low-income women who stop smoking while pregnant not only benefit their babies by reducing morbidity risk but may also the state program...

    Tobacco, Pregnant, Baby
  • Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Has Low Progress By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    PANCREATIC CANCER TREATMENT HAS LOW PROGRESS

    Pancreatic cancer is the third deadliest form of the disease after lung cancer and colorectal cancer. There is no practical screening...

    Cancer
  • Aging Could Be Delayed Using Common Diabetes Medications By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    AGING COULD BE DELAYED USING COMMON DIABETES MEDICATIONS

    Two drugs already on the market to treat type two diabetes are being tested in nonhuman primates to see if they can impact the aging...

    Diabetes, Drugs
  • Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    ISCHEMIC STROKE RISK HIGH IN TAIWAN DUE TO AIR POLLUTION

    Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke development.

    Stroke, Pollution
  • How To Be Happy This Holiday Season By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    HOW TO BE HAPPY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

    For those dealing with loss - be it the death of a loved one or pet, divorce or unemployment - the holidays can be an especially depressing...

    Stress, Depression
  • Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses By Medindia Health   -   Dec 7, 2019

    DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS TWICE AT RISK OF LONG-TERM ILLNESSES

    Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme...

  • Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current Survival Rates: Study By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    USING LUNGS FROM INCREASED-RISK DONORS EXPANDS DONOR POOL, MAINTAINS CURRENT SURVIVAL RATES: STUDY

    Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar...

  • New Study Examines the Link Between Sugars and Heart Health By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NEW STUDY EXAMINES THE LINK BETWEEN SUGARS AND HEART HEALTH

    Impact of sugars on cardiovascular health depends on the dose and type of sugar consumed, reports a new study.

  • Curbing Chronic Inflammation Help Reduce Illness, Save Lives By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    CURBING CHRONIC INFLAMMATION HELP REDUCE ILLNESS, SAVE LIVES

    Scientists call for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment to reduce the risk of chronic diseases and complications associated with...

  • Wilms' Tumor: Root Cause of Childhood Kidney Cancer Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    WILMS' TUMOR: ROOT CAUSE OF CHILDHOOD KIDNEY CANCER DISCOVERED

    Wilms' tumor is a childhood kidney cancer and it's root cause has been discovered. It is caused by a DNA change in a single renal cell....

    Tumors, Cancer
  • Preventing Chronic Disorders Ease Opioid Epidemic By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    PREVENTING CHRONIC DISORDERS EASE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

    New study is the first to examine the relationship between hospitalizations due to opioid misuse and chronic disease.

    Hospital
  • Technology Aids to Show How Individual Cancer Cells React to Drugs By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    TECHNOLOGY AIDS TO SHOW HOW INDIVIDUAL CANCER CELLS REACT TO DRUGS

    Sci-Plex profiles gene expression in thousands of individual cells when a sample is perturbed; the technology holds promise for cancer,...

    Drugs, Cancer, AIDS
  • Prenatal, Early Life Exposure to Various Air Pollutants Raises Odds of Toddler Allergies By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    PRENATAL, EARLY LIFE EXPOSURE TO VARIOUS AIR POLLUTANTS RAISES ODDS OF TODDLER ALLERGIES

    Significant relationship has been found between multiple prenatal and early life exposures to indoor pollutants and the degree of allergic...

    Pollution, Allergies
  • Young People With IBD More Likely to Develop Viral Infections By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    YOUNG PEOPLE WITH IBD MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP VIRAL INFECTIONS

    Researchers analysed almost 2,700 IBD patients in a Paris referral centre to understand the respective roles of IBD activity and drugs...

    Drugs
  • Preterm Births are More Likely When Dads Live in Lower-income Areas By Medindia Health   -   Dec 6, 2019

    PRETERM BIRTHS ARE MORE LIKELY WHEN DADS LIVE IN LOWER-INCOME AREAS

    Lifelong lower socioeconomic status of dads is a newly recognized risk factor for early preterm birth , according to a new study.