Saturday, May 30, 2020

Eye infections during summers and how to avoid them?

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New Delhi: With temperatures crossing 45 degrees Celsius in certain parts of India, the summer sun can harm the eyes leading to a host...

Early exposure to anaesthetics may trigger alcohol use disorder

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  New York: Early exposure to anaesthetics in life may make adolescents more susceptible to developing alcohol use disorder (AUD), warn researchers. Anaesthetics are commonly used drugs...

Smoking and how it affects fertility, childbirth

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New Delhi: Smoking and tobacco use can have a serious impact on the fertility of both men and women, and consequently the quality of...

High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss: Study

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  New York: In women with history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity have been associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early...

Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study

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  Toronto: Cloth masks, particularly those with several layers of cotton cloth, can reduce transmission of Covid-19 by blocking up to 99 per cent of infectious...

Excess of Aldosterone hormone common cause of high BP

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  New York: In a game-changing study, researchers have discovered that excess aldosterone production is a common and unrecognised cause of high blood pressure. Primary aldosteronism is...

Scientists spot 29 new genes behind problem drinking

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   New York: Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to problem drinking, tripling the number of known genetic risks associated with alcohol disorders. The team...

Coronavirus cases rise rapidly in Northeast after stranded citizens return

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  Guwahati/Kohima:The return of thousands of homebound people from southern and western India to the Northeast caused an abrupt rise in COVID-19 positive cases in...

Young adults more likely to die from epilepsy: Study

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  London: A new study has claimed that young adults aged between 16 and 24 may have a six-fold increased risk of epilepsy-related death, a disorder...

Why pregnant women with high BP miss out on preventive aspirin

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London: More than half of mums-to-be who are at risk of the dangerously high blood pressure condition -- pre-eclampsia -- are missing out on...