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Natural body noise may help in cancer diagnosis at the earliest stage

Natural sound waves made by the human body can be used to diagnose cancers and other diseases non-invasively at the earliest stages, just as seismology issued to detect earthquakes, scientists say.

PTI | Jun 26, 2017 04:50 PM

Uncomfortably hot temperature may make you moody, unhelpful, says study

Soaring temperatures make us feel weak many a times and we don't feel like doing anything. But have you ever thought that when it is uncomfortably hot, we can turn moody, and also less helpful or...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 23, 2017 07:44 PM

Troubled with some 'bad memories'? Fret not, they can be erased: Study

Are there any bad memories that trouble you? Well memories that cause anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could be erased without having any impact on the important memories of past...

PTI | Jun 23, 2017 04:34 PM

Doctors in Faridabad hospital remove egg-shaped cyst from woman's brain

In a rare surgery, a cyst of the shape of egg was removed from the brain of a woman at a hospital in Faridabad. The cyst weighed almost 200 gm.

PTI | Jun 22, 2017 11:55 PM

Immune system's malfunctioning may trigger Parkinson's, says study

The first direct evidence that Parkinson's disease is partly an autoimmune disorder in which the tissues are attacked by the body's immune system, found the researchers.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 07:22 PM

This 3-year-old is SAARC's first recipient of kidney transplant of incompatible blood groups

In a breakthrough in kidney transplant, a team of doctors have performed an ABO incompatible kidney transplant on the youngest child in SAARC region.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 06:11 PM

Sons of older fathers may be geekier and more intelligent, says study

Sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less bothered about adjusting, all traits typically seen in 'geeks', suggests new research.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 02:41 PM

Do you go to sleep late at night? You may be prone to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or OCD

The researchers scrutinised 20 people diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – a common chronic disorder that causes repetitive behaviour -- and 10 individuals exhibiting OCD-like...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 12:52 PM

Alzheimer's disease may be cured by plant extract: Study

Alzheimer’s disease and weak memory can be improved by a traditional plant medicine claim Japanese scientists.

PTI | Jun 21, 2017 08:54 PM

GST: More than two per cent rise in input costs unfeasible for private health sector, says Apollo chief

Private hospitals may not be able to take in more than a 2 per cent rise in input costs post GST, Apollo Hospital chairman Prathap Reddy said on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 21, 2017 07:19 PM

Huge shortage of doctors hits healthcare services in Kerala; 9000 required in 1,250 hospitals

The dearth of doctors in health service department has badly affected the disease control, prevention and treatment work across the state among increasing cases of fever. The existing doctors’ force...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 21, 2017 11:54 AM

Acupunture may provide relief from pain on long term basis, says study

Painkillers may be replaced in case of providing long term relief from pain to patients with severe pain, according to a study.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 19, 2017 07:31 PM

'Phone snubbed' people likely to be affected more by stress, depression: Study

People who are phone snubbed - or "phubbed" - by others suffer from higher levels of stress and depression, and in order to find acceptance turn to smartphones and social media, according to a new...

PTI | Jun 19, 2017 06:30 PM

Improper treatment of wounds may be cause of 85% of amputations among diabetics

Diabetes is believed to be a silent killer by medical professionals across the world. Even a single indicator showing the onset of the disease is a cause for concern.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 19, 2017 04:26 PM

Atopic dermatitis not positively related to cardiovascular diseases: Study

“In our study, people who reported having atopic dermatitis were not at any increased risk for high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart attacks or strokes,” said lead author Aaron Drucker of...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 19, 2017 03:39 PM