Sleep apnea gets worse in post-menopausal women

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:36

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Menopause can increase risk of developing sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder which can have negative effects on your health, says a city doctor.


Weaker lungs may affect vocal health of women

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:00

New York, May 26 (IANS) Poor lung functioning is likely the reason behind voice fatigue, finds a new study aiming to investigate underlying risk factors for voice problems and gender differences in speech.


Unhappy marriage good for diabetic men: Study

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:04

New York, May 26 (IANS) An unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes in men and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, suggests an interesting study.


People who boast about their drink at addiction risk

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:06

Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Some people keep drinking because of the pleasure they derive when discussing about their drink -- like how it tastes, smells and looks, says an Indian-origin researcher, adding that like animals, humans can also be conditioned to associate environmental cues with rewards that can lead to alcohol addiction.


Eat fruits during pregnancy to have smarter kids

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:04

Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Would-be-mothers please listen! The more fruits you eat during pregnancy, the higher would be your kid's IQ levels, reveals a study.


Cooking with kerosene, dried dung ups cataract risk in women

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:50

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Women in India who cook using fuels such as wood, crop residues, kerosene and dried dung are nearly 50 percent more likely to have cataracts than those who use clean fuels such as gas, new research warns.


Excessive working may up anxiety, depression risk

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:36

London, May 26 (IANS) Are you a workaholic? If so, you may be at an increased risk of having psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression, warns a new study, suggesting that taking work to the extreme may be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues.


Sex workers to promote sanitary napkin usage through edutainment

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:18

Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Sex workers in Kolkata will advocate the importance of sanitary napkin usage on 'Menstrual Hygiene Day' on Saturday through 'edutainment' programmes and cultural performances, an official statement said on Thursday.


Common painkiller could slow cancer growth

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:14

New York, May 26 (IANS) Scientists have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs has potential to slow the growth of cancer.


Delhi man survives multiple organ failure

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:30

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 50-year-old man who recently suffered multiple organ failure as a result of a rare heart condition got a new lease of life thanks to the timely intervention by doctors at Max Super Speciality Hospital here.