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Ailing from chronic inflammation? Here is why

Ailing from chronic inflammation? Here is whyWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 29 : Are you suffering from chronic intestinal disorders? Blame your body's immune system for that.

According to a new research, it has been discovered that too much much of oncogene Bcl-3 leads to chronic intestinal diseases. The study also reveals that how it throws the immune system off-balance.


Preparing Italian style coffee may cut prostate cancer risk

Preparing Italian style coffee may cut prostate cancer riskWashington D.C. [USA], April 28 : Dear men, just three cups of coffee, prepared in an Italian way - high pressure, very high water temperature and with no filters - may reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than 50 percent, finds a study.


Soy protein eases severity of inflammatory bowel disease

Soy protein eases severity of inflammatory bowel diseaseWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : People suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases should eat a diet supplemented with soy protein as it may serve as an effective adjunct therapy.

Penn State researchers reported the results after completing a study that included mice and cultured human colon cells.


Parkinson's disease starts in gut: Study

Parkinson's disease starts in gut: StudyWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : A recent study suggests that parkinson's disease, a disorder of the central nervous system, may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve.

The study published in the journal Neurology.

The vagus nerve extends from the brainstem to the abdomen and controls unconscious body processes like heart rate and food digestion.


Most religious people 'morally uncomfortable' with reproductive techs

Most religious people 'morally uncomfortable' with reproductive techsWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : As new and more effective human reproductive genetic technologies (RGTs) develop, religious people are likelier to disapprove of these tools than nonreligious people, a new Rice University study found.

Evangelical Christians are the most likely of any religious group to stand in opposition, the researchers found.


Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability

Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disabilityWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : A new study has paved the way for the potential treatments of intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Your brain needs just the right balance between excitatory "on" signals and inhibitory "calm down" signals. Now scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown that a protein helps balance nerve cell communication.


Pediatric clinics support mental health needs of young people

Pediatric clinics support mental health needs of young peopleWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : Anxiety and depression might be the most common mental health problems in children and adolescents but several factors including stigma pose as obstacles in obtaining the much-needed mental health care.

A new study led by researchers at San Diego State University suggests that providing a brief behavioral therapy in the pediatric primary care setting can help more young people get the help they need.


Stem cells can help identify neuronal defects, suggests Study

Stem cells can help identify neuronal defects, suggests StudyWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : According to a recent study, the researchers used stem cells derived from patients with Angelman syndrome to identify the underlying cellular defects that cause the rare neurogenetic disorder.

The study was published in journal Nature Communications.


Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis

Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing TuberoculosisWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 25 : If you are a patient of Tuberculosis, then we might have some good news for you.

According to a recent study, researchers are training artificial intelligence models to identify Tuberculosis (TB) on chest X-rays, which may help screening and evaluation efforts in TB-prevalent areas with limited access to radiologists.

The study was published in journal Radiology.


Loose those extra kilos as obesity is more dangerous than diabetes

Loose those extra kilos as obesity is more dangerous than diabetesWashington D.C. [USA], April 24 : Eat healthy and loose those extra kilos to live more, as a study finds that obesity brings in more risk than diabetes, tobacco use or high blood pressure for shortening of lifespan.

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine found that obesity causes 47 percent more life years lost than tobacco, which causes similar life-years lost as high blood pressure.


Hormone therapy can lower risk of broken bones in postmenopausal women

Hormone therapy can lower risk of broken bones in postmenopausal womenWashington D.C. [USA], April 24 : Good news! A team of US researchers has found that postmenopausal women, who are at the highest genetic risk of bone fracture, can benefit the most from hormone therapy.

The study included nearly 10,000 participants from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), a national, long-term study of more than 1,50,000 women.


Did you know hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss?

Did you know hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss?Washington D.C. [USA], April 21 : A team of US researchers has revealed that the traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage, which otherwise might be detected by some behavioural tests.


Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease

Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of diseaseWashington D.C. [USA], April 21 : Canadian researchers have found that people with multiple sclerosis start showing symptoms of something wrong, five years before the onset of disease.

Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease where the body attacks the protective coating, known as myelin, around brain cells.


Daily intake of strawberries cuts breast cancer risk: Study

Daily intake of strawberries cuts breast cancer risk: StudyWashington D.C. [USA], April 20 : Dear ladies! Include strawberries in your diet daily to stay healthy, as a study finds that eating 15 percent strawberries along with fruits and vegetables every day for five weeks may help in preventing and curing breast cancer.


Scared of dentists? You are more likely to have tooth decay

Scared of dentists? You are more likely to have tooth decayWashington D.C. [USA], April 20 : Are you afraid of visiting a dentist and this dental phobia is not letting you treat your decayed tooth?

If yes, then you may have to keep that anxiety at bay as a study finds that people who have a severe fear of the dentist are more likely to have missing teeth and poor quality of life.


Porn addiction may hamper your relationship

Porn addiction may hamper your relationshipWashington D.C. [USA], April 18 : Do you love watching porn in alone time?

You may need to stop it, as a study finds, self-proclaimed porn addicts may struggle to maintain a romantic relationship as they feel unworthy about themselves to go on dates.

According to researchers, perceiving yourself as a porn addict can make you more anxious about starting and continuing a relationship.


Beware! Salty food reduces thirst, increases hunger

Beware! Salty food reduces thirst, increases hungerWashington D.C. [USA], April 18 : Ever wondered, why you love those french fries with sprinkled salt and cannot keep your hands off?

In first of its kind, a study finds that salty food diminishes thirst and increases hunger, due to a higher need for energy.

The results, published in the journal of Clinical Investigation, showed something different: salt stayed in the urine, while water moved back into the kidney and body.


Now, assessing heart disease risk is within arm's reach, says study

Now, assessing heart disease risk is within arm's reach, says studyWashington D.C. [USA], April 16 : US researchers have found an important diagnostic tool in which peripheral arteries, easily accessible by ultrasound, may be useful for assessing a patient's risk for damage or disease in the heart's major blood vessels.

The study appeared in the journal of The Anatomical Record.


Diabetes on the rise among young Americans

Diabetes on the rise among young AmericansWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 15 : An increasing number of the U.S. children are being diagnosed with diabetes, according to a recent report.

In the United States, 29.1 million people are living with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes and about 208,000 people younger than 20 years are living with diagnosed diabetes.


Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess high risk situations, suggests study

Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess high risk situations, suggests studyWashington D.C. [USA], Apr. 15 : Gambling addicts, beware!

A new study suggests that gambling addicts have a poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations.

The study was published in journal ' Translational Psychiatry'.

Gambling addiction is a mental disorder characterised by excessive risk-taking despite negative results.


Researchers discover new method to diagnose atherosclerosis

Researchers discover new method to diagnose atherosclerosisWashington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr. 15 : People with heart diseases can take a sigh of relief. Researchers have found a method to assess heart diseases which is within everyone's reach.

According to a new study, the scientists found that peripheral arteries, easily accessible by ultrasound, may be useful for assessing a patient's risk for ischemic cardiovascular disease, thus becoming an important diagnostic tool.


Eat Chia everyday for your daily dose of happiness

Eat Chia everyday for your daily dose of happinessWashington D.C. [USA], April 14 : Good news! Kill depression with 'Chia', says expert, while adding that the superfood is one of the richest sources of plant based omega-3 fats that may help in bringing positive mood in people.

Depression has not been taken with much seriousness for long, due to social stigma or lack of awareness and diagnosis but is now an acknowledged malady that affects growing numbers of people across the world.


Smaller brain structure ups anxiety level, negative thoughts: Study

Smaller brain structure ups anxiety level, negative thoughts: StudyWashington D.C. [USA], April 14 : A team of US researchers has found that healthy adults, who have smaller Inferior Frontal Cortex - a brain region behind the temples that helps regulate thoughts and emotions, are more likely to suffer from anxiety, associated with more bias towards negative thoughts.

According to the study, these people also tend to view neutral or even positive events in a negative light.


Vitamin B can protect your heart from air pollution

Vitamin B can protect your heart from air pollutionWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 13 : You may want to take a diet rich in B vitamins as a recent study has suggested that it can help keep you from succumbing to air-pollution-induced heart problems.


There's an epidemic of sexual assaults in nursing homes

There's an epidemic of sexual assaults in nursing homesWashington D.C. [USA], Apr 13 : A new study has examined the issue of sexual assault in nursing homes.

The report found that the most vulnerable residents are likely to become victims; legal examinations were infrequent due to administration complexities and training and institutional policy and nursing homes are not adequately equipped to deal with sexual assault cases.


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