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Scientists Explain How Deep Breaths Calm The Mind

A new study has found that deep breathing is crucial to combat depression and anxiety. However, the research was conducted on mice and a study of the same on humans is on its way.

HEALTH March 31, 2017

Black Insomnia: World's Strongest Coffee Contains Dangerously High Levels Of Caffeine

Lab test revealed that the world's strongest coffee contains 17.5 grams of caffeine per kilogram. How does the Black Insomnia Coffee fare when compared with Starbucks and other brands?

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Can Loneliness Make Your Colds Seem More Severe? Study Says Yes

A new study finds that perceived loneliness and isolation predicts subjective symptom severity. The research provides insight into the effect of loneliness to health and well-being.

HEALTH April 1, 2017

WHO Names Depression As Leading Cause Of Sickness And Disability, Calls For Urgent Action

The World Health Organization named depression as the world’s leading cause of sickness and disability. Their program “Depression: let’s talk” aims to urge people with depression all around the world to seek for help.

HEALTH April 1, 2017

1 In 3 US Breast Cancer Patients Opts To Remove Healthy Breast: Why Doctors Do Not Recommend Preventive Double Mastectomy

Women diagnosed with cancer in one breast increasingly opt to undergo double mastectomy because of anxiety and not because of medical necessity. Here's why doctors do not recommend contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.

HEALTH April 1, 2017

Got A Hangover? Yale Students Think They Have The Cure

A team of Yale students has found a cure for hangovers. The formula is natural and it helps to combat the negative effects of alcohol in the human body.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

HPV Vaccine Safe For Pregnant Women, Study Finds

The HPV vaccine Gardasil doesn’t cause major birth defects if administered during pregnancy. The human papillomavirus vaccine is still not recommended for pregnant women, but a new safety study proves it’s OK to get vaccinated while carrying a baby.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Girl Suffers Severe Burns From DIY Slime Project

Do-it-yourself slime projects are not only becoming a craze, but also a safety risk among schoolchildren. The slime-making spree has led to severe burns for an 11-year-old, with doctors suspecting the inadequate dilution of borax used in the project.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Binge Drinking Among Older American Women On The Rise

Binge drinking has increased drastically among older American women, according to a new study. The study could not decode the reason behind this trend, but researchers stated that the issue is quite problematic.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Heroin Addiction Rises In White People, Says New Study

Heroin addiction, especially among the whites in the United States, has experienced a rise. The rise in heroin addiction is attributed to the wrongful use of prescribed opioids.

HEALTH March 31, 2017

Breast Cancer Patients Who Smoke At Higher Risk From Radiation Therapy Complications

Deaths due to radiotherapy for breast cancer are higher among women who continue smoking even after diagnosis according to a new study. The researchers also analyzed the adverse effects of prolonged radiotherapy on patients.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

'Medicinal Food' Diet Is Effective Against Diabetes: Study

Researchers have found a natural diet that could treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. However, more research has to be carried out to reach a clear conclusion. The diet should also be prescribed by nutritionists.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

FDA Give Approval To Roche Multiple Sclerosis Drug Ocrevus

Health regulators green-lighted Roche's Ocrevus drug to treat relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and primary progressive MS. Based on the clinical trials, what are the potential side effects of the treatment?

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Exposure To Lead During Childhood Can Cause Lower IQ In Adulthood

New research suggests that high levels of blood lead during childhood can account for lower IQ in adulthood. Doctors warn that no lead exposure level is safe for children.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Organ-On-A-Chip: Scientists Recreate Menstrual Cycle In 3D To Aid In Drug Testing

Researchers developed a 3D model of the female reproductive system using organ-on-a-chip technology. The device called EVATAR replicates the complete menstrual cycle and has managed to even produce hormones and release an egg.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Measles Outbreak In Europe: More Than 500 Infected By Contagious Virus Amid Declining Vaccination Rates

Countries most hit by the measles outbreak in Europe have low vaccination rates, WHO revealed. What factors are behind the declining immunization levels in these countries?

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Opiate Overdose Responsible For Higher Rate Of Early Deaths, Study Says

Opiates are reportedly responsible for high number of premature deaths in the United States. The problem of drug abuse has not only led to premature deaths, but also high rates of unemployment and school dropouts.

HEALTH March 30, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Hepatitis B And Hepatitis C: Improved Efforts Can Wipe Out The Diseases By 2030 In US

A research committee has laid out a plan to successfully eradicate hepatitis B and C from the United States by 2030. The plan suggests that the federal government acquire license rights for expensive drugs used to treat these diseases.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

High-Intensity Interval Training Combats Aging Process In The Elderly: Study

A new study touts high-intensity interval training or HIIT as a potential tool to combat cellular aging in the elderly. Find out how this exercise stops aging, on top of other benefits.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Cutting-Edge Brain Implant Restores Mobility In Quadriplegic Man Using Thought-Controlled Prosthetics

Experimental neuroprosthetics could help quadriplegia patients recover some motor functions. This novel technology uses a brain implant that controls electronic sensors embedded in the limbs and signals them to move paralyzed muscles.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Human Waste Detected In Coke Cans At Northern Ireland Manufacturing Plant

Human waste has turned up in drink cans at a Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland. The discovery prompted machine closure for hours and a police investigation into the product contamination.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Italy Debates Implementing Paid 3-Day 'Menstrual Leave' Policy

A legislation proposed in the Italian Parliament may lead to changes in women’s rights. The country may be the first to allow women to take paid leaves each month, on account of their menstrual pain.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Court Declares Coke Products Sprite And Fanta 'Poisonous'

A judge in Nigeria ruled that Coke products Sprite and Fanta could pose health threats to consumers. How do certain ingredients in these beverages become poisonous when consumed?

HEALTH March 28, 2017

It’s Not All About Fast Food: Study Finds Rare Genetic Obesity Cases Are More Common Than Anticipated

Researchers found 79 syndromes linked to genetic causes of obesity, almost triple than previously anticipated. Although rare, these syndromes are much more numerous and diverse than expected and their understanding could help curb obesity rates worldwide.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Masculinity Tied To How Men Make Women 'Happy', Study Says

A new study has shown that women's orgasms make men feel more masculine. The research was conducted among heterosexual males so that self-esteem was related only to pleasuring female partners.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment: Hopes Up On Lasers Kindling Lost Memories

Laser-based simulation of affected brain cells that retrieve memory is raising hopes. This follows moderately successful laser trials on mice in MIT after scientists activated cells in the hippocampi of mice where memory is stored.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

Peanut Allergies Shouldn’t Keep You From Eating Walnuts, Almonds, Says Study

According to a new study, a confirmed peanut allergy doesn’t automatically imply you are allergic to tree nuts as well. As long as you pass the oral food challenge, you can safely eat almonds and walnuts.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Playing Video Games Can Help Combat Depression, Says Study

Playing video games can help combat depression per a new study. The introduction of video games led to a feeling of control among the participants, which helped treat overall depression symptoms.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

NIH Budget Cuts Disasterous To Life-Saving Research, Leading Heart Doctors Warn

Top U.S. heart doctors and researchers worry that the NIH budget cut in the White House Budget proposal will greatly affect work in producing life-saving heart drugs. Here’s what they have to say at a recent meeting.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Breastfed Kids Not Necessarily Smarter But Mothers Should Still Consider Breastfeeding Babies: Here's Why

A new study debunks the idea that breastfeeding babies would make them smarter. Despite this, there are a number of reasons why mothers are still urged to consider giving breast milk to their kids.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Graphene Quantum Dots Expand Role In Cancer Treatment And Bio-Imaging

The high-tech material graphene quantum dots with illuminating properties will have expanded use in cancer treatment and drug delivery. The material has innovated over metallic quantum dots with cost-effective production methods and properties for wider applications.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Spinach Leaves Turned Into Beating Human Heart Tissue Offer Hope Amid Organ Donor Crisis

Scientists turned a spinach leaf into a beating human heart muscle. The proof-of-concept work may eventually lead to biomedical solutions that can help alleviate shortage of donated organs.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Frozen Taquitos Recalled Because Of Potential Plastic And Rubber Contamination

Ajinomoto Windsor recalled more than 35,000 pounds of frozen and ready-to-eat beef taquitos that have been shipped to several states in the United States. What are the products affected by this food recall?

HEALTH March 27, 2017

Contraceptive Pill May Protect Against Cancer For Up To 30 Years

Women who took oral birth control pill appeared protected from breast cancer and endometrial cancer for up to 30 years after they stopped taking oral contraceptives. Does this mean use of the pill is completely safe?

HEALTH March 27, 2017

Breastfeeding Has No Long-Term Cognitive Benefit, Study Shows

Researchers have concluded that while breastfeeding offers short-term benefits related to nutrition, the long-term cognitive and developmental effects are negligible. The mother and child relationship is also important, according to the research.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Just A Little Vigorous Exercise Enough To Boost Kids' Cardiometabolic Health, Says Study

New research suggests that vigorous exercise is more effective than regular physical activity in preventing cardiometabolic diseases among kids. The study used waist circumference as a biomarker.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Addresses Impotence, Helps Men Get Sexual Function Back

Researchers have successfully employed stem cell therapy in treating people who suffer from erectile dysfunction. A Phase-2 trial will follow, investigating the effectiveness of this new treatment.

HEALTH March 28, 2017

Frequent Bathroom Trips During The Night? Study Says You Might Be Eating Too Much Salt

Japanese researchers are the first to discover salt intake is directly connected to frequent nocturnal urination. Their study suggests restricting salt consumption can help reduce the problems associated with nocturia.

HEALTH March 27, 2017

Sepsis: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment Of The Deadly Condition

The accidental cure discovered for sepsis has led to a flurry of excitement in the medical world. Here's a look at the symptoms, causes, and proposed treatment to counter the deadly condition.

HEALTH March 27, 2017

More Than Colonoscopy: Experts Emphasize How Colon Cancer Is Better Screened And Prevented

Colonoscopy benefits the early diagnosis of colon cancer and related conditions, but screening should go beyond it. This is the standpoint of some experts who practice larger, more comprehensive screening and prevention.

HEALTH March 27, 2017

Discovery Of 'Immortalized' Stem Cells To Mass Produce Artificial Blood Matters: How This Can Help Save Lives

Mass production of artificial blood may hold the key to address the need for a reliable supply of safe blood for patients in more than half of the world’s countries. It can be achieved by “immortalizing” stem cells at an early stage.

HEALTH March 29, 2017

This Shapes Up To Be A Bad Tick Season And Lyme Disease Could Become More Prevalent, Experts Warn

The tick season in 2017 is making an early appearance and Lyme disease is likely to become more widespread, according to experts. But there are other tick-borne diseases to watch out for amid rising temperatures.

HEALTH March 27, 2017

Random Unlucky DNA Mutations Cause Cancer More Than Other Factors But There Are Ways To Lower Your Risk

Simple random errors during cell division cause 66 percent of cancerous mutations, versus lower numbers for environmental and lifestyle factors. But it's not just a case of bad luck: Cancer and lifestyle still have strong links to focus on.

HEALTH March 27, 2017

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