Health

House dust contains around 9K different microbes, says study

A research team representing the University of Colorado in Boulder analyzed dust collected from 1,200 homes across the US and found that they contain...

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...

CDC reports 229% increase in synthetic cannabis poisoning in 2015

Synthetic cannabinoids such as K2, Spice, etc. are marketed as legal and safe alternatives to cannabis or marijuana. However, according to data presented by...

Ebola crisis forced health practitioners to think about global health security

Other than illustrating the incompetence and lack of commitment of the political class in West Africa, the Ebola virus outbreak has also triggered discussions...

Heroin related overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last one decade

The United States continues to be hit by the deadly heroin epidemic. According to a report published recently by the US Centers for Disease...

Deepika Padukone To Launch An Awareness Campaign For Depression!

Earlier we had seen Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone opening up about how one can deal with depression. But now, she is all set for launching an...

Children spending more time outside stay away from Myopia (Nearsightedness)

According to a study published in JAMA on September 15, adding a daily outdoor activity class at school for a span of three years...

Coffee shifts our body’s internal clock by 40 minutes

According to a recent study published in Science Translation Medicine, drinking a cup coffee in the evening can help us stay awake for more...

Jaxon, the baby born with partially developed brain, meets Santa

The parents of a one and half-year-old infant who has beat all odds and managed to survive in spite of having a severe brain...

GSK closes a North Carolina factory due to Legionnaire disease causing bacteria

On Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline, the British multinational pharmaceutical company, has closed a North Carolina factory temporarily. The drug maker has taken this decision after tests...

New guidelines might help fatty foods make comeback

Americans might see fatty foods making a strong comeback later this year i.e. when the new set of Dietary Guidelines for the country will...

Ebola fades and Liberian schools reopen

Ebola is weakening its hold on Liberia and now schools are beginning to reopen, according to reports out of the region. Liberia was one...

Study says taller people face higher risk of developing cancer

Being tall increases one’s risk of developing cancer as per the new study. They said that the increase in risk is more prominent among...
salt

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...

Medical marijuana isn’t helpful in fighting ALL illnesses

A new study has revealed that medical marijuana or medical cannabis is not useful enough in managing several illnesses that the state laws have...

This is the most effective way to ‘QUIT SMOKING’ says research

As per a new research by Dr.Nicola Lindson-Hawley and her team, that is published in Annals of Internal Medicine reports, ‘cold turkey’ is the...

New study on DCIS diagnosis raises several questions on breast cancer

A recently published study on breast cancer might leave women more puzzled about the disease than ever before. The study was on DCIS or...

Go for low-fat diet not low-carb diet if you want to lose more fat

According to a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, a low-fat diet results in more fat loss a low-carb diet. During the...

Mandatory vaccine bill passes California State Assembly

Soon the state of California will have a new law that will require almost every child to get vaccinated for being allowed to attend...

Cheap blood test can soon replace invasive biopsy to detect cancer

A researcher at the Imperial College London has developed a groundbreaking blood test that has the potential of changing the way cancer is diagnosed...

Nutritional experts say too much salt or too little salt is bad for you

Much against the wide understanding that too much salt is unhealthy and bad for your body, a new study in Canada challenges this age-long...

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