New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Males are more sensitive to allergens such as dust, pollen, food products, and fungi, and therefore, more prone to respiratory allergies like asthma, compared with females, finds a survey by SRL Diagnostics.
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) One among every ten persons affected by asthma globally is an Indian, with the country having 20 million such patients and the number is on the rise, an expert said here on Monday.
New York, April 30 (IANS) Obese patients with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to experience progressive disability than patients who are overweight, according to a new study.
New York, April 30 (IANS) Foetal immune rejection may be one of the causes for preterm labour -- a common pregnancy complication leading to birth occuring before the 37th week of pregnancy, researchers say.
New York, April 29 (IANS) A new technique for measuring blood flow in the human brain, based on conventional digital camera technology, could be significantly cheaper and more robust than prior methods, say scientists.
New York, April 29 (IANS) Elevated levels of certain types of lipids, or fat molecules, in the brain may be an early sign of Parkinson's disease, new research has found.
Tokyo, April 29 (IANS) Aspirin, a medication used to treat pain, fever or inflammation, could significantly reduce the effects of obesity on cancer, suggests a study on mice.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The indefinite strike called by the resident doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) continued for the second day on Friday, partially affecting the healthcare services at the premier institute.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The government on Friday said it has planned to restrict manufacture of oxytocin formulations for domestic use to the public sector only and has banned its import to check wide misuse of the hormone, which is harmful to animals and humans.
London, April 27 (IANS) Senior officials of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) have condemned a decision by the British government to refuse visas to 100 Indian doctors.
London, April 27 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son Louis Arthur Charles, Kensington Palace said on Friday.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Chronic inflammation in middle age may be linked to an increased risk of frailty and overall poorer health decades later, a new study suggests.
Lima, April 27 (IANS) Archaeologists have found the remains of more than 140 children in Peru in what appears to have been the largest instance of ancient mass child sacrifice in the world, the media reported.
New York, April 27 (IANS) A newly developed video-based app that substitutes for a daily in-person visit by a health care worker required for tuberculosis (TB) treatment may be cheap, effective as well as improve privacy concerns for TB patients, researchers suggest.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have identified 44 genomic variants that have a significant association with depression, an advance that can be used for improving antidepressant medications.