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indian medicine firm pulls heart drug from us amid cancer risk probes

Indian Medicine Firm Pulls Heart Drug From US Amid Cancer Risk Probes

A unit of India's Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug.........

eating radish may prevent heart disease stroke

Eating radish may prevent heart disease, stroke

The findings by Japanese scientists showed that compounds found in the radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. Radishes are good sources of antioxidants and reportedly can reduce high blood pressure and the threat of clots.........

older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

Adults in their early 60s, who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in light to vigorous physical activity, benefit with healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers. The results from increased physical activity were found to be particularly good among women.........

small quantity of pesticides found in honey samples

Small quantity of pesticides found in honey samples

After analysing 150 samples of honey purchased from the markets of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, Indian scientists found 12% of them (18 samples) contain pesticides in small quantities.........

eating oily fish reduces risk of premature birth for pregnant women says study

Eating oily fish reduces risk of premature birth for pregnant women, says study

According to new study, eating more salmon, mackerel, tuna, cod and haddock can significantly reduce risk of premature birth abd benefit both mum and baby’s health.........

after nipah now kala azar threat looms over kerala 1 case reported

After Nipah, Now Kala-azar Threat Looms Over Kerala; 1 Case Reported

After the Nipah outbreak, a man in Kerala has been diagnosed with kala-azar or leishmaniasis. A disease caused by leishmania parasites, it is spread by the bite of sandflies. ........

indian vegetarian diets 84 per cent protein deficient indian dietetic association

Indian vegetarian diets 84 per cent protein deficient: Indian Dietetic Association

Indian Dietetic Association said, "93 per cent of Indians are unaware of their ideal protein requirement and Indian vegetarian diets are worst affected with 84 per cent being deficient in protein, while 65 per cent of Indian non-vegetarian diets too deficient in protein.........

eating dinner early may lower risk of breast prostate cancer

Eating dinner early may lower risk of breast, prostate cancer

A recent study says [eople who have their dinner before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to sleep may have a lower risk of developing breast and prostate cancer.........

fruit bats identified as source of nipah virus outbreak in kerala

Fruit bats identified as source of Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala

The mystery over the Nipah outbreak in Kerala mystery has been solved with fruit bats being identified as the source of the outbreak that killed 17 persons in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts in Kerala, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has confirmed.........

scientists create insulin pill that will replace painful injections for diabetics

Scientists create insulin pill that will replace painful injections for diabetics

Scientists created a new insulin pill that can survive the stomach’s acidic environment and release insulin into the blood. It isn’t known when it will be available and if it will help type 1 or 2 diabetes patients........

scientists slowly progressing toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

Scientists slowly progressing toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

Immunotherapy is one of two major categories of drugs against cancer. Immunotherapy trains the body's natural defenses immune cells, also known as T-cells to detect and kill cancer cells, which otherwise can adapt and hide. ........

vaseline may not help cuts and scrapes get better says study

Vaseline may not help cuts and scrapes get better, says study

A study led by the University of Leeds found Vaseline stops the body forming its own ‘natural plaster’ and may lead to greater risk of skin infections........

how to lose 20 pounds in 3 months 20 healthy tips for losing weight

How to lose 20 pounds in 3 months | 20 Healthy Tips for Losing Weight

You wanted to lose your body weight and I am going to tell you how to lose 20 pounds in 3 months. If you follow my 20 health tips help to lose weight fast.........

world sickle cell day 2018 causes symptoms treatment of the painful inherited blood disorder

World Sickle Cell Day 2018: Causes, symptoms, treatment of the painful inherited blood disorder

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) will have rigid, sticky and crescent-shaped, sickle-like red blood cells (RBCs). It is an inherited blood disorder that can be acquired from either or both the parents.........

first human test of robotic eye surgery a success

First human test of robotic eye surgery a success

Researchers from the University of Oxford have completed the first successful trial of robot-assisted retinal surgery. Using the robot, the surgeon was able to perform the procedure with equal or better efficacy than in the traditional manual approach.........

allergen found in red meat ups plaque buildup in arteries heart disease risk

Allergen found in red meat ups plaque buildup in arteries, heart disease risk

An allergen found in red meat can cause the buildup of plaque in the arteries, leading to an increased risk of heart disease. The only treatment for red meat allergy once it is diagnosed is strict avoidance of red meat.........

most people don t benefit from vaccination but we still need it to prevent infections

Most People Don't Benefit From Vaccination, But We Still Need It To Prevent Infections

Stating that a majority of people won't benefit from a vaccine ignores the purpose of immunisation programmes.........

how drug addiction hijacks the brain

How Drug Addiction Hijacks the Brain

A new review concluded that drug addiction affects six main brain networks: the reward, habit, salience, executive, memory and self-directed networks.........

scientists create genetic atlas of proteins in human blood

Scientists create 'genetic atlas' of proteins in human blood

Researchers at University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks of biology. These discoveries promise to enhance our understanding of a wide range of diseases and aid development of new drugs.........

killing bacteria by silencing genes may be alternative to antibiotics

Killing bacteria by silencing genes may be alternative to antibiotics

A new approach to killing C. difficile that silences key bacterial genes while sparing other bacteria may provide a new way to treat the most common hospital-acquired bacterial infection........