Washington, Oct. 29 : DIY or gardening can decrease the heart attack/stroke risk and prolong life by as much as 30 percent among the 60+ age group, a new research has revealed.
According to the researchers, these routine activities are as good as exercise, which is ideal for older people who don't often do that much formal exercise.
Washington, Oct 29 - Smoking long or ultralong cigarettes can cause greater risk of lung and oral cancer than regular and king-size cigarettes, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Oct 28 - While a prevailing theory suggests elevated cellular levels of glucose ultimately result in diabetic kidney disease, a new research led by Indian origin scientist has claimed that the truth may, in fact, be quite the opposite.
Washington, Oct. 27 - Researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to the appearance of physical symptoms.
Jan Stepanek, M. D., the Aerospace Medicine Program Director and Co-Director of the Aerospace Medicine and Vestibular Research Laboratory, said that this study opens the door for objective assessments of hypoxia and additional safeguards for military and commercials pilots and others working in high altitudes.
Washington, Oct 27 - A new study is providing insights into the interaction between bacteria and mucus building mucins - proteins that have sugars associated with them - and how the specificity of these interactions affects health.
Dr Nathalie Juge and her team at the IFR have shown that the ability to use mucins in the human gut varies between different gut bacteria strains.
Washington, Oct. 27 : A new study has revealed that rheumatoid arthritis patients may be more likely to suffer from heart problems, early menopause.
Washington, Oct. 27 : A vaccine, which is being created by drug company Sanofi Pasteur, has now reached phase three trials.
The company has claimed that the vaccine could wipe out almost all cases of the killer superbug C diff in hospitals, the Mirror reported.
Washington, Oct 26 - A team of German researchers has devised a novel, non-invasive way to make diabetes monitoring easier, which means keeping a check on blood glucose (sugar) levels to ensure they remain at stable levels.
People generally do this at home using electronic devices that read sugar levels in a tiny drop of blood.
Washington, Oct. 26 : A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
The study also has unveiled two major evolutionary events that occurred millions of years ago in the kiwifruit genome.
Washington, Oct 25 - A new study has revealed that a common genetic variant that affects 1 in 3 people significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of red meat and processed meat.