Obese and diabetic pregnant women high on risk of giving birth to baby suffering...

Obesity and Diabetes during pregnancy can increase the risk of giving birth to a child suffering from autism according to a new study. Diabetes and...
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Not Only Alcohol, Even High Salt Intake Can Damage Liver!

In a study that was published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers have found that high intake of salt causes damage...

Ebola Part 2: Virus resurfaces in Liberia with 3 new cases

In its attempt to control a fresh Ebola outbreak in its capital city, Liberia has placed a total of 153 people under surveillance. This...

Memorial Day 2015: Tips for staying safe on the day of BRAVES

Every year, on the final Monday of the month of May, Americans celebrate Memorial Day. This year, the celebrations will take place on Monday,...

87 of 91 deceased NFL players test positive for CTE

Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University have recently conducted a study on the relation between football and brain trauma. They...

These flatworms have heads and brains of other flatworms

In one of the most innovative research carried out in recent times, a group of scientists at the Tufts University has induced one flatworm...

Psychological interventions efficacy for depression overestimated in the published literature

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed that a combined therapy of medications and psychological talks help patients suffering from...

Europe cardiology study finds link between hyperlipidemia and breast cancer

The European Society of Cardiology's Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology 2014, an event held in Barcelona, Spain in July, uncovered a link between breast cancer...

AIDS vaccine closer than previously imagined

An AIDS vaccine might be closer than what scientists and medical professionals had previously believed. A new approach, which formed a compound that has...

British scientists given the go ahead to modify human embryos

It is an epoch-making day when British scientists have been given the go ahead to modify human embryos for the very first time in...

WHO advised to stop type 2 vaccine for polio & use Type 1, Type...

Jon Abramson, chairman of the WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE), has advised the World Health Organization to administering type 2 strain vaccine...

Ordering more tests reduces doctors’ chances of facing lawsuits

A new study, published recently in the British Medical Journal, is suggesting that ordering more diagnostic exams and lab tests might actually be a...

Expert health panel recommends questionnaire to aid diagnosis of Depression

When you will visit your family physician next, you may be asked to fill out a short questionnaire. The questionnaire would help your doctor...

Climate change: Violent clashes in Paris ahead of US-China meeting

Just a day before nearly 150 world leaders and over 40,000 delegates from 195 countries would be meeting in Paris to reach a binding...

Intestinal helminths results in increase of woman’s fertility

Findings of a new study are suggesting that infection caused by a parasitic worm called Ascaris lumbricoides can make a woman more fertile. A...

New cholesterol drug receives approval from FDA

On Friday, the FDA announced that it has approved the cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, a drug marketed under the brand name of Praluent. According...

Education plays vital role in reducing adult mortality, says study

A new study has found a link between life expectancy and education, which gives new credit to education and the power it has. Researchers...

Vitamin D Said to Reduce Dementia Risk

Vitamin D, what some call the Sunshine Vitamin, is said to come from getting at least twenty minutes of outdoor exercise a few times...

One dead, 12 sick as Listeria outbreak traced to Dole food facility

Health officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have traced an outbreak of Listeria to a Dole packaging facility in Springfield,...

Scotland looks to minimize chances of Ebola spread before the Commonwealth Games

Health Protection Scotland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are working together to push for "daily monitoring" in order to prevent the spread of...

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