Health

New nano-painkiller lasts longer, less addictive than opioids

Researchers have developed a new painkiller using nanoparticles that lasts longer than morphine, paving the way for intense pain treatments without the severe side effects associated with opioids.

Low cure rate for childhood cancer in India

Childhood cancer comprises almost 3-5 per cent of the total cancer cases in India, experts said here on Friday, expressing concern over the low cure rate due to lack of available data.

Why enough sleep is important for your heart health?

Getting enough sleep is key to good health, as researchers say that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease.

Researchers identify gene to treat alcoholism

Researchers have identified a gene that could provide a new target for developing medication to prevent and treat alcoholism, according to a new study on mice.

E-cigarettes found more effective in helping smokers quit

If you are thinking of quitting smoking, electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, stand a better chance of helping you achieve your goal than nicotine replacement treatments, such as patches and gum, show results of a major clinical trial.

Chemical exposure during pregnancy can affect childs' lungs

Would be mothers who are exposed to toxic chemicals during pregnancy could increase the risk of decreased lung functioning

Anti-inflammatory drugs can prevent heart disease in psoriasis patients

Anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat severe psoriasis have the potential to prevent heart disease, according to researchers

Novel therapy promises prostate cancer treatment

New gene therapy could have the potential to treat prostate cancer that causes 300,000 deaths worldwide each year, a new study said after it

Men's brains diminish faster than women's

While the human brain tends to shrink with age, men's brains diminish faster than women's which may explain why the fairer sex is more likely

Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against

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