Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What’s making millennial Indian women more prone...

When it comes to breast cancer, it has been observed that the majority of the women in the west report in stages I and II of disease. In India, 50 per cent report in Stage III and 25 per cent in Stage IV. A survey carried out by the Indian Council of Medical Research in…

Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people

Researchers, from the University of Rochester in the US, examined whether surgeries on two types of heart valves -- the mitral or the aortic -- were associated with better or worse outcomes Representational Image A majority of older patients who underwent heart valve surgery were found to be at risk of cognitive problems up to…

Mother’s menstrual age linked to son’s puberty

The age at which a young woman experiences her first menstruation is associated with the age at which her son experiences puberty, according to a latest research.While it has been known for some time that mothers' age at puberty is associated with their daughters', much less was known about the link with their sons' age…

Congo identifies ‘second wave’ of Ebola in east

KINSHASA – A second wave of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Congo, where an initial outbreak has already killed 125 people, a minister said Saturday.The latest wave is centered in Beni, a town in North Kivu near the border with Uganda, said Health Minister Dr. Oly Ilunga.“We don’t yet know the scale…

What is Zika virus?

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 14, 2018 10:01:22 am The Rajasthan Health Department said that out of 11,895 houses surveyed so far, 2,269 have been found positive for mosquito breeding. India, this year, registered its first case of Zika virus in Rajasthan after an elderly woman from Jaipur tested positive…

Mother’s Menstrual Age is Linked to Son’s Puberty, Says Study

The age at which a young woman experiences her first menstruation is associated with the age at which her son experiences puberty, according to a latest research.While it has been known for some time that mothers’ age at puberty is associated with their daughters’, much less was known about the link with their sons’ age…

Diseased corpses of Ebola victims STOLEN by their distressed families

The killer virus is currently sweeping across the Congo, with the number of cases dramatically increasing in the past month.But attempts by health officials to stop the spread of the disease have been made even more difficult by conflicts with poor communities.As well as reports of infected people trying to escape facilities where they are…

C-section use nearly doubled globally, says study

NAIROBI: The number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) nearly doubled from 12 per cent to 21 per cent of all births between 2000 and 2015, worldwide, according to research published in The Lancet, that shed light on a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers. While C-section is a life-saving…

Do you know? Vaping is more dangerous than smoking

Everyone knows about the side-effects of smoking. But, this new study will shock you! Yes, you have heard it right! The researchers have discovered that e-cigarettes containing flavourings can wreck your lung health. Here, we decode the findings of the study. Flavourings in e-cigarettes harm the lungs by causing inflammation, observed the Greek researchers. Experiments,…

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