Study finds key protein linked to appetite, obesity

Tokyo [Japan], October 25 (ANI): A protein has been identified by researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism.

Updated: Oct 25, 2021 00:05 IST

Regular millet consumption can combat anaemia: Study

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 24 (ANI): According to a new study, regular consumption of millets can improve haemoglobin and serum ferritin levels to reduce iron deficiency anaemia, which is rising globally.

Updated: Oct 24, 2021 18:51 IST

Orange juice potential in fighting inflammation, oxidative stress: Study

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): A recent study indicates that orange juice has the potential to help fight inflammation and oxidative stress in adults.

Updated: Oct 24, 2021 18:01 IST

Study: Maternal cholesterol during pregnancy linked with heart attack severity

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): A recent study has found that high maternal cholesterol in pregnancy is associated with more serious heart attacks in young adult offspring.

Updated: Oct 24, 2021 17:49 IST

New study suggests that breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): A new study led by researchers at UCLA Health has found that women over the age of 50 who had breastfed their babies performed better on cognitive tests compared to women who had never breastfed.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 23:29 IST

Study finds how improper sleep habits are linked to cognitive decline

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): Poor sleep and Alzheimer's disease are both associated with cognitive decline, and separating out the effects of each has proven challenging, according to a new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 22:42 IST

Study suggests new depression screeners successfully measure symptoms, follow treatment's progress

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): Research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine has shown that the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information Systems (PROMIS) scale for depression developed by the National Institutes of Health can accurately measure depression symptoms and its severity.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 21:27 IST

Common antidepressant should no longer be used to treat people with dementia, says study

London [UK], October 22 (ANI): A drug used to treat agitation in people with dementia is no more effective than a placebo, and might even increase mortality, according to a new study.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 19:38 IST

Study suggests infant obesity risks can be mitigated through good night's sleep

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], October 22 (ANI): Researchers have long suggested that getting enough sleep at night is important to staying healthy. However, only a few studies have highlighted the necessity of sufficient sleep during the first months of life.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 18:47 IST

Poor immune response detected in double-vaccinated blood cancer patients

London [UK], October 22 (ANI): More than half of double vaccinated blood cancer patients have been left with little protection against COVID-19, new research has found.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 13:54 IST

Depression, anxiety may be linked to c-section risk among pregnant women: Study

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Depression and anxiety in pregnant women may be connected to the type of delivery they have, new research by the University of Michigan suggests.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 23:45 IST

Anxiety impacts ability to perceive changes in our breathing: Study

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): A University of Otago researcher has found that people with higher levels of anxiety have altered perceptions of their breathing, which can lead to even more anxiety.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 22:52 IST

Increase in dairy intake lowers risk of fractures among older care home residents: Study

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Increasing intake of foods rich in calcium and protein such as milk, yoghurt, and cheese, reduces falls and fractures in older adults living in residential care, finds a new study led by an international team of scientists.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 14:04 IST

Common dialysis treatment for patients with acute kidney injury can lead to poor outcomes: Study

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Patients with acute kidney injury who receive continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), a common dialysis method, have a high incidence of needing this dialysis method reinstituted after having it removed. This contributes to poor 90-day outcomes, according to recent research led by an international team of scientists.

Updated: Oct 20, 2021 22:13 IST

Benefits of eating nuts for breast cancer survivors

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Can eating nuts have health-protective effects for breast cancer survivors? A new study suggests that it might!

Updated: Oct 20, 2021 11:56 IST

Study finds orange juice helps fight inflammation, oxidative stress

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested 100 per cent orange juice has the potential to help fight inflammation and oxidative stress in adults.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 19:30 IST

Fasting required to see full benefit of calorie restriction: Study

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): Over the last few decades, scientists have discovered that long-term calorie restriction provides a wealth of benefits in animals: lower weight, better blood sugar control, even longer lifespans.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 18:53 IST

Maternal cholesterol during pregnancy linked with heart attack severity in adult offspring, finds study

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): A study has suggested that high maternal cholesterol in pregnancy is associated with more serious heart attacks in young adult offspring.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 13:08 IST

Study: Telehealth screening of some infants might aid in early autism support

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): Telehealth evaluation could help improve access to care for infants with an elevated likelihood of autism, suggests a new UC Davis MIND Institute research.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 23:40 IST

Study finds large doses of intensive therapy is better for children with cerebral palsy

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): Scientists report that children with cerebral palsy benefited most from 60 hours of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) over four weeks.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 15:24 IST

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