Health
Stem cell therapy may help repair lung damage

Stem cell therapy can potentially reduce lung damage caused by chronic inflammation in conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis, research from a pre-clinical trial has revealed.

Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men are more likely to have infertility with less sleep than women, said IVF experts on Thursday.

40,000 Delhi doctors on mass casual leave to protest rising assaults

Over 40,000 resident doctors in the national capital went on a mass Casual Leave on Thursday in support of their counterparts in Maharashtra who are on similar protest following rising assaults.

Doctors cure first patient with rare blood disorder

Doctors have cured a patient with rare blood disorder in which the patient's body did not produce enough red blood cells that could have caused progressive organ damage and early death.

3,000 Maharashtra resident doctors remain on mass leave

For the second consecutive day on Tuesday medical services in 17 government hospitals in Maharashtra, including four in Mumbai, were hit when over 3,000 resident doctors continued their mass Casual Leave protest against growing incidents of attacks by patients' relatives.

Your high BP might just be a case of misdiagnosis

Nearly 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension do not actually have a problem, but they are often misdiagnosed as a result of doctors using manual devices to measure blood pressure, a study has showed.

New hope for cancer care as Bengaluru lab cracks tricky biopsy

In a development that could transform the management of cancer patients, a Bengaluru-based laboratory has claimed to have cracked the difficulties related to tracing malignant cells and avoid repeated biopsies.

Harder calcium deposits may predict heart attack risk

People with proportionately higher quantities of harder calcified plaque best predicted risk of heart attacks, while soft plaque did not, representing a potential paradigm shift, researchers said.

Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer

Chinese researchers have found that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of breast cancer.

Fruits, veggies may cut psychological stress risk in women

If you are a woman and want to cut out on stress, add 5-7 servings of fruit and vegetables daily to your plate, a new study has showed.

Drug used to prevent preterm births not effective: Study

A drug commonly prescribed to pregnant women with a history of delivering premature babies may do more harm than good, says a study.

Rare joint-replacement surgery enables man walk after decade

In the world's second such case, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has given a new lease of life to a 20-year-old man by performing a rare quadruple joint replacement surgery that enabled him to sit and walk after more than a decade.

Different workouts for treadmill

There are a lot of treadmill exercises one can do. These moves will not only strengthen your entire body but will also get your heart rate shooting up to burn calories, says an expert.

Rapid BP drop in middle age linked to dementia later

Middle-aged people who experience rapid drop in blood pressure often causing dizziness may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia 20 years later, a study said.

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