Researchers find how biological markers predict risk of postpartum depression

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): A group of researchers has discovered that communication among cells is altered in pregnant women who develop postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 21:34 IST

Scientists discover how to create consistent brain organoids for neurological disorders treatment

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): Medical researchers have discovered how to create more accurate, consistent brain organoids to develop treatments for neurological disorders.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 21:24 IST

Immunologic defect may leave some vulnerable to rare bacterial infection: Study

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a cousin you've never heard of: MAC. This bacterial complex is everywhere, but most people never show symptoms. Yet some people get very, very sick. Researchers have now uncovered an immunologic defect that could explain this difference.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 18:35 IST

The hepatitis B-neutralizing cell sentinel

Geneva [Switzerland], October 4 (ANI): One of the most severe and prevalent viral diseases is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It targets the liver cells after being transmitted by bodily fluids. Serious problems from the chronic form of the illness can develop such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 16:55 IST

Study reveals new strategy to create an effective HIV vaccine

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): Researchers have come together to make critical advances in developing an effective vaccine against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 16:54 IST

Some people may be susceptible to uncommon bacterial illness because of immune deficiency

California [US], October 4 (ANI): Everybody occasionally breathes in Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) bacteria, yet the majority of individuals don't become ill. These dangerous Mycobacterium tuberculosis cousins usually spend their brief, innocuous lives in food, soil, water, or dust.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 14:23 IST

Autoinflammatory disorder's main protein altered by increased body temperature: Study

Darlinghurst [Australia], October 4 (ANI): An inflammatory flare-up in persons with a rare hereditary autoinflammatory illness may be brought on by increases in core body temperature, according to a recent study from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 14:14 IST

Survey finds hot summer nights have bad impact on health

Washington [US], October 3 (ANI): Evidence for the negative impact of warmer nighttime summer temperatures on population health has been provided by a survey of residents from the city of Nagoya in central Japan.

Updated: Oct 03, 2022 23:30 IST

Social media usage associated with depression: Research

Washington [US], October 3 (ANI): Public policy and education researchers recently discovered that young adults who use more social media are significantly more likely to develop depression within six months, regardless of personality type.

Updated: Oct 03, 2022 23:16 IST

Gut bacteria may contribute to HIV infection susceptibility: Study

California [US], October 3 (ANI): Certain gut bacteria, including one required for a healthy gut microbiome, differ between people who develop HIV infection and those who do not, according to new UCLA-led research.

Updated: Oct 03, 2022 09:36 IST

Study finds association between inflammation, cognitive problems in breast cancer survivors

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): Scientists are still attempting to figure out why many breast cancer survivors have serious cognitive issues years after treatment. One potential cause is inflammation. A new long-term study of older breast cancer survivors headed by UCLA researchers and published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology adds critical evidence to that potential link.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 15:08 IST

Researchers finds connection of loneliness with risk of diabetes

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): According to research, emotions of loneliness are associated with a dramatically increased risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 14:49 IST

Study highlights what connects human senses and thoughts

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): The human brain's neocortex is responsible for our ability to think, determine, remember recent experiences, and so on. Neuroscientists have now discovered important portions of the mechanisms underlying these functions. Their discoveries may eventually aid in treating some neuropsychiatric illnesses and brain damage.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 14:38 IST

Study: Blood tests might help to detect long covid in patients

Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): According to research, a blood test conducted at the time of Covid-19 infection can help indicate whether a person is likely to develop long-term Covid.

Updated: Oct 02, 2022 14:03 IST

Researchers find immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumour

London [England], October 1 (ANI): The researchers have identified immune cell types that could be targeted to create particular immunotherapies for chemotherapy-resistant breast tumours.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 20:51 IST

Researchers discovered protein could be used to produce life-saving antifungals

Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a protein that is responsible for controlling cell growth in yeasts. Since humans and yeasts have remarkably similar cellular mechanisms, teasing out the differences presents drug developers with new targets for treatments.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 20:50 IST

Research reveals how to avoid antibiotic-related hearing loss

Indiana [US], October 1 (ANI): Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are developing new ways to investigate why antibiotics cause permanent hearing loss and hair cell death in humans.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 18:21 IST

Voice-control devices may have an impact on children's social, emotional development: Study

Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): According to a study, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare, as well as voice-control smart devices like Alexa, Siri, and Google Home, may be harmful to children's social and emotional development.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 18:20 IST

Study finds cancer-causing gene regulates genetic variation in prostate cancer

Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): A group of researchers discovered a novel role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in prostate cancer.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 15:26 IST

Researchers find how babies respond to taste, smell in the womb

Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): Investigators performed 4D ultrasound scans on 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies reacted to flavours from the foods their mothers ate. The researchers scanned some mothers to see how their foetal faces responded to the kale and carrot flavours.

Updated: Oct 01, 2022 14:16 IST