New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Sixty per cent of women in US think of heart screenings as necessary only after age 40, whereas health experts recommend that screenings should begin in the 20s, a study has found.
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Older adults who practice a simple meditation or listening a music programme may have significant improvement in memory function and objective cognitive performance -- a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease -- in three months, a study has found.
Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Gay/bisexual men who take antiretroviral drugs, to treat HIV infection, might inadvertently be boosting their susceptibility to the bacteria responsible for syphilis, a study has found.
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Giving men, suspected of having prostate cancer, an MRI scan may improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, researchers have shown.
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Is your kid suffering from asthma? If yes, he or she may be more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, researchers have warned.
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Older adults with low blood levels of a circulating protein in the blood may be at an increased risk of experiencing decline in their kidney function, a study has found.
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) A combination of weight training and 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity -- such as brisk walking or jogging -- every week may help mitigate the side-effects of hormone-therapy drugs that significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence in post-menopausal survivors, shows a recent study.
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Scientists have identified a 'molecular barcode' in the blood of patients with Ebola virus disease that can predict whether they are likely to survive or die from the viral infection.
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Women from low socio-economic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, research shows.
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) As many as one third of adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the disease, according to a Canadian study.