Integrated treatment for depression, heart failure improves quality of life, mood: Study

Washington [US], August 31 (ANI): Clinicians from the University of Pittsburgh have discovered that a telephone-delivered nursing care strategy that combined heart failure care management with depression treatment improved patients' clinical outcomes.

Updated: Aug 31, 2021 13:12 IST

Genetic risk scores can aid accurate diagnosis of epilepsy: Study

Washington [US], August 30 (ANI): Although epilepsy is a relatively common condition, affecting approximately 1 per cent of individuals worldwide, it is often difficult to diagnose in clinical practice, and it is estimated that up to a quarter of all cases may be misdiagnosed initially. Epilepsy is often inherited, and recent research has shown that sufferers have elevated polygenic risk scores (PRSs) for the condition.

Updated: Aug 30, 2021 08:31 IST

Researchers find combination therapy cuts risk of heart attacks, strokes in half

Ottawa [Canada], August 30 (ANI): A combination therapy of aspirin, statins and at least two blood pressure medications given in fixed doses can slash the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) by more than half, according to an international study led by Hamilton researchers.

Updated: Aug 30, 2021 08:16 IST

Study finds screening for atrial fibrillation could reduce risk of stroke

Stockholm [Sweden], August 30 (ANI): Screening for atrial fibrillation in 75- and 76-year-olds could reduce the risk of stroke, severe bleeding, and death, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

Updated: Aug 30, 2021 08:04 IST

Researchers explain spleen-heart connection in cardiac repair

Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): Using a mouse model of heart failure, a team of researchers recently discovered new mechanisms to help define how the spleen and heart coordinate physiological inflammation in cardiac repair.

Updated: Aug 29, 2021 14:48 IST

Persistent lung disease can lead to long-lasting damage: Study

Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): A recent study examined how persistent lung disease develops long after the virus has been cleared.

Updated: Aug 29, 2021 14:18 IST

Eating saturated fat increases risk of heart diseases: Study

London [UK], August 29 (ANI): A recent study by the University of Oxford, UK suggest that a potential link exists between eating saturated fat from meat and developing heart disease.

Updated: Aug 29, 2021 14:13 IST

Young athletes with history of concussions may have more changes to their brains: Study

Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): A recent study suggests athletes with a history of concussion may show more brain injury from a later concussion, particularly in middle regions of the brain that are more susceptible to damage, when compared to athletes with no history of concussion.

Updated: Aug 29, 2021 09:38 IST

Breast milk of mothers who received COVID-19 vaccine contains antibodies that fight illness: Study

Washington [US], August 29 (ANI): The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida.

Updated: Aug 29, 2021 09:35 IST

Researchers explain how muscle fatigue effects ability of older adults to remain active

Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): A University of Massachusetts Amherst team of scientists in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences is focused on understanding how muscle fatigue and changes in gait affect the ability of people in their 70s and 80s to remain active.

Updated: Aug 28, 2021 16:35 IST

Study sheds light on how fructose in diet contributes to obesity

Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): According to a recent study, eating fructose appears to alter cells in the digestive tract in a way that enables it to take in more nutrients.

Updated: Aug 28, 2021 15:29 IST

Study finds pecan-enriched diet can reduce cholesterol

Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): A new study has found that a pecan-enriched diet can improve a person's cholesterol levels.

Updated: Aug 28, 2021 15:19 IST

Study explains why quitting smoking is more difficult for women than men

Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): A recent study from the University of Burgundy found that even though women smoke fewer cigarettes than men but they are less likely to quit.

Updated: Aug 28, 2021 15:18 IST

Study finds green neighbourhoods have reduced rates of heart disease

Brussels [Belgium], August 28 (ANI): According to new research, people who live in green neighbourhoods are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

Updated: Aug 28, 2021 12:46 IST

Exercise reduces calories burned at rest in obese individuals

Washington [US], August 27 (ANI): According to a new study by researchers, exercise reduces the number of calories burned at rest in people with obesity.

Updated: Aug 27, 2021 21:55 IST

Study finds common air pollutants can increase risk of cardiac arrest

Brussels [Belgium], August 27 (ANI): A new study has identified a dose-response relationship between the concentration of everyday pollutants and the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Updated: Aug 27, 2021 14:53 IST

Pfizer jab side effects in 12-15 year olds at high risk of COVID-19 complications, mild to moderate: Study

London [UK], August 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the side effects of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab against COVID-19 in 12-15-year-olds at high risk of complications from the infection are likely to be mild to moderate and clear up quickly because of certain coexisting conditions.

Updated: Aug 27, 2021 14:28 IST

Study highlights potential for healthy life after heart attack

Washington [US], August 26 (ANI): According to the findings of a new study, adherence to lifestyle advice and medications could add seven healthy years of life after a heart attack.

Updated: Aug 26, 2021 22:51 IST

Study finds how persistent lung disease develops long after the virus has been cleared

Washington [US], August 26 (ANI): A new study has found why short-lived lung infections can lead to long-lasting lung damage.

Updated: Aug 26, 2021 13:03 IST

Accelerated biological ageing associated with exposure to tobacco smoke in early life: Study

Barcelona [Spain], August 26 (ANI): A new study has found that exposure to tobacco smoke in early life is associated with accelerated biological ageing.

Updated: Aug 26, 2021 12:11 IST