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Researchers identify brain mechanism behind depression

Researchers identify brain mechanism behind depression

London, Dec 13 (IANS) People suffer from major depressive disorders because of alterations in the activity and connectivity of brain systems underlying reward and memory, suggests new research.



Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study

Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study

New York, Dec 12 (IANS) If you are suffering from kidney dysfunction, you may be at high risk of developing diabetes, finds a study.

Decoded: What causes dementia

Decoded: What causes dementia

London, Dec 12 (IANS) The toxic build-up of urea, a compound created by the liver, in the brain has been found as the major reason that can cause brain damage and lead to Huntington's Disease, one of seven major types of age-related dementia, finds a study.

4 expert tips to maintain your skin during winter

4 expert tips to maintain your skin during winter

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Ready with your new winter look but not ready to deal with the harsh winter weather?

New drug prevents loss of muscle function

New drug prevents loss of muscle function

New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers have found a new drug that reduces fibrosis (scarring) and prevents loss of muscle function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Bi-annual MRIs helps high risk breast cancer patients

Bi-annual MRIs helps high risk breast cancer patients

New York, Dec 9 (IANS) An MRI every six months could be far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram, according to researchers.

Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study

Viagra not effective for foetal growth complications: Study

London, Dec 9 (IANS) Anti-impotency Viagra drug used to prevent serious growth complications affecting babies in the womb is ineffective, finds a study.

Common painkillers linked to obesity risk, poor sleep: Study

Common painkillers linked to obesity risk, poor sleep: Study

London, Dec 7 (IANS) If you are regularly in the habit of popping up over-the-counter painkillers, beware, you may be at double the risk of becoming obese as well as have poor sleep, a study has revealed.

Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

New York, Dec 7 (IANS) Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study.

Now, treatment for CGHS beneficiaries without referral letter

Now, treatment for CGHS beneficiaries without referral letter

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Aiming to simplify the treatment procedure under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), beneficiaries have been permitted to undergo treatment at any empanelled private hospital without the requirement of a referral (permission) letter.

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