Saturday, November 17, 2018

Can timing of meal increase cancer risk?

Jul 22, 2018 (3 hours ago) ANI Washington D.C. , July 21 : Late dinners could increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer, finds a new research. The study included 621 cases of prostate and 1205 of breast cancer with 872 male and 1321 female population controls. Participants were interviewed on timing of meals…

Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for visit...

0 Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for visit before interrupting Have you ever felt rushed during a doctor’s visit? Most physicians don’t give their patients adequate time to explain the reason for their visit, according to a new study. 

Smartphone radiation may affect the memory of your adolescent, says study

Scientists at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) looked at the relationship between exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) from wireless communication devices and memory performance in adolescents. The study found that cumulative RF-EMF brain exposure from mobile phone use over one year may have a negative effect on the development of…

This wearable sensor can detect stress level from sweat

Scientists have developed a waterproof wearable patch, which when applied directly to the skin, absorbs sweat and within seconds assesses how much cortisol -- stress hormone -- a person is producing. Clinical tests that measure cortisol, which rises and falls naturally throughout the day, provide an objective gauge of emotional or physical stress and can…

Get your hands on a sunscreen

Using sunscreen regularly can reduce the risk of a potentially deadly form of skin cancer by 40%, according to a world-first study released on Thursday. Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia conducted a study of around 1,700 people aged between 18 and 40 years. They found that regular use of sunscreen reduced the…

Celebrate positives to improve behaviour and mental health in classroom

If teachers are trained to give more attention to the positives and avert from correcting each minor mistake, it will help improve child behaviour and mental health in their classrooms, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter Medical School. The study was published recently in the journal Psychological Medicine and evaluated…

Novel eye drop may treat age-related vision loss: Study

Scientists are developing an eye drop that could revolutionise the treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. It is estimated that, by 2020, there will be about 200 million people worldwide with the condition, according to researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK. AMD is…

Diet soda could prevent recurrence of colon cancer, reduce risk of...

Drinking artificially sweetened beverages is associated with a significantly lower risk of colon cancer recurrence and cancer death, a study claims. “Artificially sweetened drinks have a checkered reputation in the public because of purported health risks that have never really been documented,” said Charles S Fuchs from Yale University in the US. “Our study clearly…

Non-alcoholic liver disease emerges as a big worry; 1 in 5...

MUMBAI: While alcohol led to a 65% increase in deaths due to liver damage in the US in the past 17 years, Indian doctors say non-alcoholic liver disease is emerging as a greater worry in India. The American study published in BMJ, formerly British Medical Journal, on Thursday also said that the 25-34 age group…

Report Warns Of ‘Dangerous Complacency’ In The Fight Against HIV

A nurse tests an HIV-positive patient at a clinic in Bangalore, India. Manjunath Kiran /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Manjunath Kiran /AFP/Getty Images A nurse tests an HIV-positive patient at a clinic in Bangalore, India. Manjunath Kiran /AFP/Getty Images In the early 2000s — the beginning of the third decade of the AIDS epidemic--the…

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