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Study has shown bacteria which is commonly found on our skin acts as a potential “layer” of protection against cancer The occurrence of skin cancer has been steadily increasing over the past decades. Skin cancer is of two kinds –...
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been given new name COVID-19 by the international body WHO which makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with this virus. The deadly novel coronavirus which has claimed thousands lives...
Convalescent plasma therapy holds key for the immediate treatment of severely sick COVID-19 patients. This article discusses effectiveness of this therapy and its present status about its use in treating COVID-19 The COVID-19 disease has engulfed the entire world with...
Study shows on the basis of Nutri-Score developed by UK, a low nutritional diet increases risk of illnesses and a nutrition labelling system must be incorporated to increase consumer awareness There have been several studies in the past which link...
New study in mice shows effect of consuming dietary coconut oil in controlling allergic skin inflammation Health benefit of a dietary oil is primarily determined by the composition of fatty acids – saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. These fatty acids...
Researchers have identified a group of cells in the hair follicles of mice which are important both in forming the hair shaft to allow hair growth, and also in maintaining hair colour in a study aimed at identifying possible...
Multiple Studies shows that moderate intake of different dietary constituents is best associated with lower risk of death Researchers have formulated data from a major global study - Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study1 to analyze the relationship between nutrition and...
Women need safe, effective and comfortable sanitary products for menstrual management. New study summarizes that menstrual cups are safe, reliable, acceptable yet low-cost and environment-friendly alternative to existing sanitary products like tampons. Enabling menstruating girls and women to make...
Recent study has developed a new potential broad-spectrum drug for treating infections from Herpes Simplex Virus-1 and possibly other viruses in both new patients and who have got drug resistance from available drugs The traditional therapeutic approach in medicine has...
Recent research studying almost 44,000 men and women finds that higher levels of vitamin C and vitamin E in the diet are associated with lower risk of Parkinson's Disease1. Vitamins C and E are antioxidants2. Antioxidants counteract oxidative stress, which...
In a major advancement in cancer screening, new study has developed a simple blood test to detect eight different cancers in their early stages, five of which do not have a screening program for early detection Cancer remains one of...
Synchronizing sleep-wake pattern to night-day cycle is critical for good health. WHO classifies body clock disruption as probably carcinogenic in nature. A new study in The BMJ has investigated direct effects of sleep traits (morning or evening preference, sleep...
Study shows that engaging in long-term physical activity can help middle-aged and older adults lower their risk of diseases and mortality. The benefit of exercise is regardless of previous levels of physical activity when the person was younger. World Health...
A set of studies describe a human antibody which can effectively prevent the deadliest malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum Malaria is one of the most severe public health problems worldwide. It is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites...
The containment scheme based on 'quarantine' or 'social distancing' has emerged as the main tool in fight against COVID-19. But, there are concerns about economic and psychological costs. A researcher offers ''social containment'' as an alternative which seems to...
Use of GABAB (GABA type B) agonist, ADX71441, in preclinical trials caused significant reductions in alcohol intake. The drug potently reduced motivation to drink and alcohol-seeking behaviours. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter1. GABA is one of the...
A trial comparing placebo, 5% and 10% minoxidil solution on the scalps of men experiencing male pattern baldness surprisingly found that the efficacy of minoxidil was not dose-dependant as 5% minoxidil was significantly more effective at regrowing hair than...
The infection fatality rate (IFR) is more reliable indicator of the extent of the infection. In this study, the researchers found the actual infection rate for COVID-19 in Heinsberg to be five-fold higher than the number officially reported using...
A systematic review provides comprehensive evidence that regulating microbiota in intestine could be a possible approach to relieve symptoms of anxiety Our gut microbiota – trillions of natural microorganisms in the gut– are known to perform important roles in immunity,...
Recent study has developed a new tooth mounted tracker which records what we are eating and is the next trend to be added to the list of health/fitness trackers Different kinds of health and fitness trackers have been becoming very...
Recent studies have shown that artificial sweeteners need to be approached with caution and they may not be good and can cause conditions like diabetes and obesity. Sugar is said to be bad for our body mainly because it has...
Study shows a positive association between consumption of sugary beverages and 100 percent fruit juices with increased risk of overall cancer and breast cancer. The study adds evidence to support policy decisions to restrict consumption of sugary drinks by...
Endurance, or "aerobic" exercise, is generally viewed as cardiovascular exercise and is not generally associated with skeletal muscle hypertrophy. Endurance exercise is defined as exerting a low-intensity load on a muscle over a long period of time, such as...
Intermittent fasting has a wide range of effects on the endocrine system of which many could be detrimental. Therefore, time-restricted feeding (TRF) should not be prescribed generically without a health professional examining individual-specific costs and benefits to see if...
A new study shows an innovative method to tackle food allergy in mice by tricking the immune system into avoiding giving out an allergic reaction response An allergy is when our immune system reacts to a foreign substance -called an...

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