World Health

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

New York: As the coronavirus cases continued to surge globally, some of the well-known celebrities too have contracted the disease. Actor Tom Hanks (63) and… Read more..

COVID-19 may start showing symptoms in just five days!

New York: The average incubation period, from the point of infection to onset of symptoms, for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is 5.1 days, a new… Read more..

Alexa Beats Siri on Emergency Info, First Aid Advice

TORONTO:While most virtual assistants do not yet live up to their considerable potential when it comes to providing users with relevant information on medical emergencies,… Read more..

Obesity Causes Diabetes in Women, Kidney Disease in Men

LONDON:Obesity poses a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and chronic kidney disease in men, said a… Read more..

PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer

NEW YORK:Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in life have a greater risk of developing ovarian… Read more..

Neurotrophin-3 Identified as Key Factor in Anxiety Disorder

WASHINGTON:A recent study has revealed that boosting a molecule named neurotrophin-3 in the brain can change 'dispositional anxiety'. Researchers found that neurotrophin-3 can trigger neurons… Read more..

Healthy Blood Vessels may Delay Cognitive Decline

High blood pressure may affect conditions such as Alzheimer's disease by interfering with the Dbrain's waste management system, according to new research in rats published… Read more..

China Reports Nearly 1 mn Cases of Occupational Diseases

BEIJING:China reported over 970,000 cases of occupational diseases by the end of 2018 of which 90 per cent cases were pneumoconiosis.The data was given by… Read more..

50 Percent of People do not Know they have High Blood Pressure

A study involving scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has revealed 50 per cent of Australians… Read more..

Over 1.5 Crore People will Need Chemotherapy Globally Each Year by 2040

MELBOURNE:Over 1.5 crore people will need chemotherapy globally each year by 2040, a new study has said, suggesting that around one lakh cancer physicians will… Read more..

Suicide Attempts by Poisoning on Rise Among US Youth

NEW YORK:Suicide attempts by poisoning among youngsters have more than doubled, and more than tripled for girls and young women in the last one decade… Read more..

The Secret to a Longer, Healthier Life is a Happy Wife

AMSTERDAM:Is your wife a cheerful person? If yes, then you are more likely to lead a healthier and longer life as compared to those who… Read more..