Category: Health

staffNovember 1, 2017

Partial breast-feeding for first few months lowers SIDS risk

New research confirms that breast-feeding for two to four months of a newborn’s life can significantly reduce the risk of ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

Cold Winter Air May Trigger Heart Attacks

A 16 year study in more than 280,000 patients has suggested that air temperature is an external trigger for heart ...

staffOctober 26, 2017

Controversial chemical can linger on your toothbrush

Triclosan, a potentially harmful antibacterial agent used in some toothpastes, accumulates in toothbrush bristles, researchers report. This means your exposure ...

staffOctober 24, 2017

Vaping will be banned in indoor public places in the state of New York

Vaping is being outlawed in indoor public spaces in the US state of New York. A new rule, which will ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Study – Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India

Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, ...

staffOctober 6, 2017

One in four girls is depressed at age 14

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14. Researchers ...

staffOctober 3, 2017

Study: Skipping breakfast may increase risk for heart disease, other conditions

Middle-aged adults who routinely skip breakfast are more likely to have clogged heart arteries than those who enjoy a big ...

staffSeptember 30, 2017

Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Show Promise as Heart Failure Treatment

A heart failure treatment using umbilical cord-derived stem cells may lead to notable improvements in heart muscle function and quality ...

staffSeptember 30, 2017

FDA approves new treatment for metastatic breast cancers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved Verzenio to treat adult patients with HR-positive and HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer. ...

staffSeptember 28, 2017

Intermittent electrical brain stimulation improves memory

Intermittent electrical stimulation of an area deep inside the brain that degenerates in Alzheimer’s appears to improve working memory, scientists ...