Study finds why men face higher risk of most types of cancer than women

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): For unknown causes, men have greater rates of most cancers than women. A recent study suggested that the cause may be underlying biological sex differences rather than behavioural differences relating to smoking, alcohol consumption, food, and other factors.

Updated: Aug 08, 2022 23:38 IST

Research reveals second primary lung cancer affects 4pc of surgery patients, can reach up to 8pc

Vienna [Austria], August 8 (ANI): Researchers discovered that the incidence of second primary lung cancer ranged from 4 per cent for the overall cohort of lung cancer patients to 8 per cent for those undergoing surgery for stage IA illness, according to data from the National Lung Screening Trial.

Updated: Aug 08, 2022 12:24 IST

Vitamin D deficiency associated with chronic inflammation: Study

Adelaide [Australia], August 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a direct link between low levels of vitamin D and high levels of inflammation, providing an important biomarker to identify people at higher risk of or severity of chronic illnesses with an inflammatory component.

Updated: Aug 08, 2022 11:48 IST

Study: Fatigue, headache most common lasting symptoms months after COVID-19

Augusta (Georgia0 [US], August 8 (ANI): An average of more than four months after having COVID-19, participants most frequently reported experiencing fatigue and headaches, according to researchers.

Updated: Aug 08, 2022 11:36 IST

Researchers reveal that different adolescent groups have different social media effects on wellness

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Girls and boys might be more vulnerable to the negative effects of social media use at different times during their adolescence, say an international team of scientists.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:39 IST

Study: Low-calorie sweeteners can also enhance gut health

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): A low-calorie mixture that is as sweet as table sugar and, in lab experiments, feeds "good" gut microbes has been discovered, according to a recent study.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 16:36 IST

Do you know sometimes stress could be good for brain functioning? Study suggest

Georgia [US], August 7 (ANI): The upcoming deadline that is stressing you out at work may really be beneficial to your brain, even if it feels like an anvil is hovering over your head, revealed recent research from the Youth Development Institute at the University of Georgia.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 15:49 IST

Do you know premature menopause linked to higher risk of heart disease? Researchers reveal

Brussels [Belgium], August 7 (ANI): Menopause before the age of 40 is associated with an increased risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, according to a study (ESC). The study included almost 1.4 million women, and the risk of atrial fibrillation and new-onset heart failure increases with younger menopausal ages.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 15:35 IST

Study discovers drug for Alzheimer's disease without inflammatory side effects

Daejeon [South Korea], August 4 (ANI): The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved Aduhelm, a monoclonal antibody that targets amyloid beta (A), as the first Alzheimer's disease treatment (AD). Its impact on cognitive improvement, however, is controversial.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 14:58 IST

Smoking and older age are two major risk factors for acquiring cancer :Study

Georgia [US], August 7 (ANI): According to a new big study undertaken by researchers at the American Cancer Society, smoking and older age are the two most important risk factors associated with a relative and absolute five-year likelihood of developing any cancer (ACS).

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 14:21 IST

Advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from the use of B vitamins

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that elevated blood levels of an amino acid called homocysteine correlate strongly with the severity of an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. They also found vitamin B12 and folic acid could be used to prevent and/or delay disease progression.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 00:55 IST

Research on identifying facial emotion expressions may alter how we view autism

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Adults with autism are only slightly less accurate at reading people's facial emotions compared to their non-autistic peers, according to new research.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 00:50 IST

Design averts increase of scar tissue around medical implants

Cambridge [UK], August 6 (ANI): Implantable insulin-releasing devices show potential as an alternate method of treating diabetes without insulin injections or cannula insertions. However, one barrier that has precluded their usage so far is that the immune system attacks them after implantation, generating a thick layer of scar tissue that limits insulin release.

Updated: Aug 06, 2022 23:30 IST

How mutation functions in the brain, affects anxiety and sociality: Study

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): New research using genome editing technology has allowed scientists to create a model and assess a gene mutation associated with neuropsychiatric disorders in humans. The study has revealed how the mutation functions in the brain and affects anxiety and sociality.

Updated: Aug 06, 2022 23:26 IST

Research reveals calcium and potassium-rich diets may help prevent kidney stones from developing again

Rochester [Monroe], August 6 (ANI): Kidney stones are associated with cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and chronic kidney disease in addition to being excruciatingly painful. If you've already had a kidney stone, your chance of getting another one within five years rises by 30 per cent, according to recent research.

Updated: Aug 06, 2022 12:52 IST

Study reveals ideas about relationship among diabetes, fat and cardiovascular disease

Washington [US], August 5 (ANI): A team of scientists describe a series of studies designed to determine the relationship among insulin, fats and the vascular system and identified a new pathway in which the cells lining the blood vessels - called endothelial cells - drive the body's metabolism.

Updated: Aug 05, 2022 23:32 IST

Study: Genetic variation within and between species to affect animal mental traits

Tokyo [Japan], August 5 (ANI): Our cognitive and emotional processes depend heavily on monoamine neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. Their evolutionary ancestors were metazoans, and while related genes' functions have remained mostly unchanged over time, genetic variation within and between species has been found to significantly affect animal mental traits like sociality, aggression, anxiety, and depression.

Updated: Aug 05, 2022 23:24 IST

Researchers reveal cell receptor crucial for cardiovascular health

Arizona [US], August 5 (ANI): Worldwide, cardiovascular diseases continue to be one of the leading causes of death. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major factor in these conditions.

Updated: Aug 05, 2022 23:22 IST

Research reveals pandemic had negative impact on children's mental health

Washington [US], 5 August (ANI): According to a recent study, the Covid-19 pandemic had a negative impact on children's mental health, as many pediatric patients who suffered from headaches during the pandemic have experienced more frequent pain and worsening anxiety issues.

Updated: Aug 05, 2022 20:46 IST

Study probes how intestine repairs damaged tissue

San Diego (California) [US] August 5 (ANI): Researchers in a new study discovered a component in the intestine that plays a crucial role in repairing damaged tissue.

Updated: Aug 05, 2022 00:27 IST