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PCSK9 Inhibitors for Lowering Cholesterol May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Lipoprotein(a) is a variant of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, and large amounts of data have shown that higher lipoprotein(a) levels are …

Medical Research

Fish Consumption during Pregnancy Does Not Cause Autism

Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence …

Autism

D-limonene Found in Citrus Oil Could Reduce Dry Mouth in Cancer Patients

Compound in citrus oil called d-limonene reduces symptoms of dry mouth caused by radiation therapy in head and neck cancer patients.

Cancer

Extending Nephron Development In Preterm Babies May Prevent Kidney Disease Later

Scientists identify a possible therapeutic target to extend kidney development in preterm babies that would reduce the risk of kidney failure later …

Medicine

New Local Anesthetic Did Not Reduce Use of Opioid Post Knee Replacement Surgery

Liposomal bupivacaine, a local anesthetic to manage postsurgical pain did not reduce the use of opioid or opioid-related complications in patients …

Medicine

Lung Cancer Screenings May Influence Smoking Cessation in High-risk Smokers

Lung cancer screenings which include smoking cessation treatment may have potential to influence smoking cessation in high-risk smokers. Fagerstrom …

Cancer

Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may lead to early-stage kidney damage and increase the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Women with GDM are …

Diabetes

Eating and Sleeping at Wrong Time May Alter Blood Proteins

Eating and sleeping at the wrong time may alter blood proteins. Proteins involved in metabolism, immunity are disrupted after just one simulated …

Diabetes

Heatstroke in Pakistan Kills 65 People

Heatstroke has killed about 65 people in the last three days in Pakistan, Karachi. The temperature has hit 44 degrees Celsius and is expected to …

Heat Waves

Increase in Local Temperature Associated With Higher Antibiotic Resistance

Increase in the local temperature can correlate to greater antibiotic resistance, finds study.

Microbiology

Older Adults Prefer Living By Themselves

Older adults prefer to live in their homes, be it alone or with their partners, as opposed to sharing a home with relatives of other generations, …

Pensions

New Immunotherapy Could Bring Hope to ALS Patients

Immune cells that help protect the body could help treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), says a recent study.

Houston Methodist Hospital

New Insights to Early Lung Transplant Failure Uncovered

New clues have been found for high rate of failure in lung transplantation. Treatments targeting inflammation may prevent such failure, says a recent …

Medicine

India's Digital Health Initiative to Be Adopted by WHO

Health and Family Welfare Minister, JP Nadda has announced that the World Health Organization will adopt India's digital health initiative as its …

Digital Health

Eleven Dead, Hundreds Poisoned in Iran After Eating Toxic Mushrooms

Eleven people were reported dead and more than 800 people were poisoned after consuming toxic wild mushrooms in western Iran, according to Iranian …

Mushrooms

Genetic Variants That may Predict Glaucoma Risk

133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing glaucoma discovered. Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of incurable blindness.

Medical Research

Biochemical Pathway That Spurs Beige Fat Cells to Burn Energy Identified

Feel the burn: Key signaling pathway that spurs beige fat cells to burn energy identified. The finding reveals a possible target for obesity …

Neuroscience

New Bladder Cancer Model Could Pave the Way for Better Treatments

New bladder cancer model developed by researchers helps determine which patients may respond to checkpoint inhibitors, a class of immunotherapy drugs …

Cancer

Pregnancy Drug DES Triggers ADHD Generations Later

Pregnancy drug diethylstilbestrol (DES) was found to trigger ADHD in the grandchildren of women who used the drug during pregnancy.

Pregnancy

Eastern India: First Human-To-Human Heart Transplant Performed

First human-to-human heart transplant was performed in Eastern India.

Medicine

Artificial Intelligence Research for Early Cancer Diagnosis

British Prime Minister Theresa May promises funding for AI-based research to improve cancer diagnosis.

Cancer

Super Summer Dessert Recipes

Sweet summer: Try out delicious summer dessert recipes of a mango and coconut smoothie or a kokum pancake and more.

Feta Cheese

New Obesity Treatment: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Food Cravings

Obesity treatment by stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system which may reduce food cravings. Deep Transcranial Magnetic …

Neuroscience

First Drug to Prevent Chronic Migraines Developed

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves first new drug developed to prevent chronic migraines, as a preventive treatment for migraines …

Prosthetics

Night Time Skincare Routine That Every Woman should Follow

Just by incorporating these simple night-time skincare methods, you can keep your skin healthy and glowing.

Skin Care

Nanoparticles Produced from Tea Leaves Inhibit Lung Cancer

Quantum dots, (a type of semiconductor nanoparticle) derived from tea leaves extract were found to inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells in a …

Nanotech

Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

What are the right summer drinks that will actually quench your thirst? Try lassi, coconut water and sugarcane juice, suggest experts

Wellness

New Promising Technique for Airway Replacement after Surgery

New technique was developed for reconstruction of airway following surgery can benefit many patients with lung cancer and end-stage tracheobronchial …

Cancer

In Utero Exposure to Household Air Pollution Impairs Lung Function in Infants

In utero exposure to carbon monoxide increases infants' risk of poor lung function, shows study.

Pregnancy

Optimal Treatment of Sleep Apnea Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Prediabetic Patients

Optimal treatment of sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk in those with prediabetes, shows study.

Sleep