Candida control: The cells that ward off fungal infections

Rehovot [Israel], July 13 (ANI): The yeast Candida is the most infamous of all the fungi that inhabit the human body. This distant relative of baker's yeast is well known for producing several different varieties of thrush, which can be quite bothersome, but it can also result in an invasive infection, which can occasionally be fatal.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 21:53 IST

White kids' six-month mortality less than half that of black kids who underwent heart transplant

Washington [US], July 13 (ANI): According to new research, white children's six-month mortality was less than half that of black children who underwent heart transplant surgery for the first time.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 18:18 IST

Study: Cells that results in neuronal death in a mouse model of mitochondrial disease

Washington [US], July 13 (ANI): According to a recent study, a type of central nervous system cell, Microglia is primarily responsible for neuronal death in Leigh Syndrome and the neurological symptoms related to this mitochondrial disease. This research was measured by using a mouse model of the disease.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 17:09 IST

COVID-19 booster vaccine beneficial for lupus patients: Study

New York [US], July 13 (ANI): Those with systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, who received a "booster" dose of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine after receiving the full dosage are about half as likely to experience a subsequent "breakthrough" COVID-19 infection, according to a recent study.

Updated: Jul 13, 2022 15:08 IST

Theatre productions promote healthier body image in children: Study

Washington [US], July 12 (ANI): According to a latest study, young children, engaged in theatre productions, are likely to promote a healthier body image.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 23:42 IST

Mindful meditation likely to relieve pain: Study

Washington [US], July 12 (ANI): According to neuroscientists individuals who indulge in mindfulness meditation can diminish their suffering for generations.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 18:07 IST

Sperm screening might detect harmful mutations before embryo implantation

Washington [US], July 12 (ANI): Screening sperm may help identify potentially harmful new genetic mutations and help fertility specialists prevent them from being passed on to offspring, shows a preliminary study. The results suggest a potential tool to help improve fertility treatment outcomes.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 13:55 IST

Researchers show effectiveness of migraine drugs in weight loss

Washington [US], July 12 (ANI): Triptans, a commonly prescribed class of migraine drugs, may also be useful in treating obesity, a new study suggests.

Updated: Jul 12, 2022 12:36 IST

Abnormal heart metabolism linked to sudden cardiac death in future: Study

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to a small, but rigorous study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, adults with abnormal heart metabolism are up to three times more likely to experience life-threatening arrhythmias (an irregular heart rhythm), and MRI techniques could be used to detect the condition and predict future sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 22:45 IST

ICMR launches National Registry of Multiple Sclerosis & Allied Demyelinating Disorders

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has set up a National Registry of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Indian Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinating Disorders Registry and Research Network (IMSRN) and it will create an organised system for data collection, storage, retrieval, analysis, management and outcomes.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 21:20 IST

Study offers first proof of connection between chronic pain and opioid use disorders

Columbus [Ohio], July 11 (ANI): Scientists have long suspected a link between opioid use disorder (OUD) and chronic pain, but the brain processes that link OUD and chronic pain remain unknown. Researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School conducted a first-of-its-kind investigation on central sensitization in people with OUD.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 17:58 IST

Do you know small intestinal microbiome prevents obesity and type 2 diabetes in our gut?

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to a new study each person's gut is home to 500 to 1,000 different bacterial species, which might total 100,000 trillion germs. Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used mouse models to examine how diet and feeding habits affect these intestinal microbes and the health of the hosts, particularly with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 17:38 IST

Research reveals patients with lifelong disability tend to have far higher opioid prescription

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to a Michigan Medicine study, patients with two pediatric-onset neurodevelopmental diseases are substantially more frequently prescribed opioids at higher rate than people without these conditions. This finding raises worries about addiction, overdose, and mental health problems.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 17:29 IST

Study finds adults with blood cancer respond to booster dose of COVID-19 vaccination rather than first dose

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to a recent study, less than half of patients with hematologic malignancies developed detectable antibodies after the initial COVID-19 vaccination, but 56 per cent of "nonresponders" developed antibodies after receiving a booster dose.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 14:56 IST

Study reveals driving forces of Alzheimer's disease

Washington [US], July 11 (ANI): According to a recent study, the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer's disease at present does not have a cure or effective therapy. The study suggested that due to gaps in our understanding of how progressive neurodegenerative disorder arises in the brain.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 01:44 IST

Summer season likely to increase the risk of miscarriages: Study

Boston [Massachusetts], July 10 (ANI): As per a recent study made by the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSHP), the summer months raise the chances of miscarriages in women when compared to other weather conditions.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 22:54 IST

Do you know adding extra salt to your food linked to higher risk of premature death?

Washington [US], July 10 (ANI): According to a recent research of more than 500,000 people discovered that people are at higher risk of dying prematurely from any reason, who add extra salt to their cooked food at the table.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 22:00 IST

Family member's death can be fatal for heart failure patients, suggests study

Washington [US], July 10 (ANI): According to a recent study, heart failure patients who face grief due to a close family member's death are at higher risk of death, particularly during the first week of demise.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 19:15 IST

Research links childhood trauma to elderly persons' poor physical and mental health

Toronto [Canada], July 10 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Toronto recently conducted a study that found that elderly people who had been physically abused as children had a considerably higher likelihood of developing chronic pain and other physical ailments as they age.

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 13:45 IST

Study: Feeling Hungry correlated to anger, irritability

Washington [US], July 10 (ANI): According to a new research, feelings of irritation and anger are significantly correlated with hunger, and being hungry might actually make us "hangry."

Updated: Jul 10, 2022 13:06 IST