Study suggests early weight loss protects fertility of obese persons

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The reproductive function in obese boys can be improved through weight loss, which in turn could protect their fertility in adulthood, according to new research.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:29 IST

Study finds intermittent fasting can help manage chronic diseases

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): According to a new study, eating daily calories within a consistent window of 8-10 hours is a powerful strategy to prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 18:34 IST

'Second-hand' psychological stress can lead to depression: Study

Tokyo [Japan], September 23 (ANI): Scientists have successfully endeavoured in connecting the dots between psychological stress and depression with the elucidation of a vicarious social defeat stress mouse model.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 14:01 IST

Study finds diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in elderly

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): A new study has found that older adults may benefit from a specific diet called the MIND diet, even when they develop protein deposits known as amyloid plaques and tangles.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:36 IST

MIND diet linked to better cognitive performance: Study

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of ageing human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. How can you protect your brain from these effects?

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 22:47 IST

Genetic brain disease reverses after birth, study finds

Tokyo [Japan], September 22 (ANI): Researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) in Japan report that Kleefstra syndrome, a genetic disorder that leads to intellectual disability, can be reversed after birth in a mouse model of the disease.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 22:32 IST

Right light on mother's belly may be important to foetus: Study

Stockholm [Sweden], September 22 (ANI): A new study has found that there may be a link between exposure to light during pregnancy and foetal brain development.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 12:45 IST

Overweight children can reduce cardiovascular risk factors by following healthy diet: Study

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): Statistically overweight children who follow a healthy eating pattern significantly improve their weight and reduce a variety of cardiovascular disease risks, suggests the findings of a Cleveland Clinic-led research team.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 19:07 IST

Study suggests COVID-19 pandemic triggered a cycle of mental health struggles, physical inactivity

North Carolina [US], September 21 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has created a cyclical public health problem by both exacerbating mental health challenges and making it more difficult for people to maintain physical activity, suggests a recent multi-state study.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 13:22 IST

Completing recommended sleeping hours could lead to smarter snacking choices: Study

Ohio [US], September 21 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggest that people who miss the recommended seven or more hours of sleep per night might make poorer snacking choices than those who adhere to shut-eye guidelines.

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 12:06 IST

Transplant recipients face elevated risk of developing cancer: Study

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggest that people who have received organ transplants face an elevated risk of developing cancer, primarily due to immunosuppression from medications to prevent organ rejection, as well as underlying medical conditions.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 18:11 IST

For obesity-related high blood pressure, meds, surgery may help

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): Weight-loss medications and surgical procedures show promise for reducing the long-term effects of high blood pressure (also called hypertension) in people who are overweight or have obesity.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 16:42 IST

Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development: Study

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that infants coming from homes with domestic violence often go on to have poor academic outcomes in school due to neurodevelopmental lags and a higher risk for a variety of health issues, including gastrointestinal distress, trouble eating and sleeping, as well as stress and illness.

Updated: Sep 20, 2021 14:09 IST

Students who reinterpret their stress response as performance-enhancing are less anxious: Study

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Reevaluating how one perceives stress can make a big difference to a person's mental health, general wellbeing, and success, according to University of Rochester psychologists.

Updated: Sep 19, 2021 22:54 IST

Study suggests consumption of fruits, vegetables along with doing exercise makes you happier

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption along with exercise can aid in increasing levels of happiness.

Updated: Sep 19, 2021 18:59 IST

Elevated stress hormones can develop higher blood pressure risk

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): A study of more than 400 adults with normal blood pressure has shown that those who had elevated stress hormones detected in their urine were more likely to develop high blood pressure over the next 6-7 years.

Updated: Sep 19, 2021 18:59 IST

Early lower respiratory tract infections linked to obstructive sleep apnea in children

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at Children's National Hospital have identified the association between early lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) and the development of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children.

Updated: Sep 19, 2021 13:36 IST

Study finds primary cause of current obesity epidemic

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): A new study has claimed that much of the blame for the current obesity epidemic lies on modern dietary patterns characterised by excessive consumption of foods with a high glycemic load: in particular, processed, rapidly digestible carbohydrates.

Updated: Sep 18, 2021 23:59 IST

Study asserts blood enzyme activity level may indicate which breast cancers are growing slow

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): Patients with metastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who have low activity levels of the enzyme sTK1 in their blood serum at the start of anti-estrogen treatment live longer and go longer without their disease progressing than patients with high levels, according to a recent study by SWOG (the Southwest Oncology Group) Cancer Research Network.

Updated: Sep 18, 2021 22:41 IST

Mother's diabetes can cause birth defects: Study

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): Maternal diabetes, even when controlled with insulin and blood sugar levels are kept mostly in check, can cause permanent damage to the fetus and birth defects, according to a recent study.

Updated: Sep 18, 2021 22:30 IST

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