New iPhone app to aid heart attack survivors

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:06

New York, Feb 23 (IANS) A new iPhone-based app may help patients who survived a heart attack to maintain their health and reduce the number of hospital readmissions, according to a study.


Globally 1.8 mn young adults developed TB in 2012: Study

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:20

Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) A whopping 1.8 million young adults between 10 and 24 years of age are estimated to have developed tuberculosis in 2012, with those aged 20 to 24 years at the greatest risk of developing infectious tuberculosis, according to a research.


Depression may reduce ariginine levels in your body

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:44

London, Feb 22 (IANS) People with major depressive disorder (MDD) have lower levels of naturally occurring arginine in their body than their non-depressed controls, a study has found.


Protesters block NH-48 with dead body

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:32

Gurugram, Feb 22 (IANS) Hundreds of people on Thursday blocked the Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai National Highway here in Manesar for hours over the death of a 21-year-old man, who died due to alleged medical negligence at a private hospital here, police said.


'Infant mortality rate dips from 51% to 32% in MP'

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:10

Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a decline in the infant mortality rate from 51 per cent in 2005 to 32 per cent in 2016, government data released on Thursday claimed, giving its credit to the increase in hospital deliveries and better care for pregnant women.


New York tops list of America's dirtiest cities

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 07:50

New York, Feb 22 (IANS) New York is the dirtiest city, with more pests and litter than any place else in the US, according to a review of government data by the cleaning-services company Busy Bee.


AI can help fight spread of TB in India: Study

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:30

New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system can reduce the spread of tuberculosis in India by helping public health programmes better locate, and treat, people living with infectious diseases.


This gene helps grow blood vessels

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:08

Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) A new gene that helps grow blood vessels when it senses inadequate blood flow to tissues has been identified, an advance that can help improve treatments for heart diseases and stroke.