Testosterone replacement therapy ups stroke risk in men

Testosterone replacement therapy ups stroke risk in men

Friday, 19 July 2019 | IANS | Toronto

Aging men with low testosterone levels who take testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) are at a greater risk of experiencing an ischemic stroke or a cardiac arrest especially during the first two years of use, warn researchers. Published in The American Journal of Medicine, the findings confirm concerns voiced by many health...

AI can spot depression via sound of your voice

AI can spot depression via sound of your voice

Saturday, 13 July 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

India -- the sixth most depressed country in the world -- has an estimated 56 million people suffering from depression and 38 million from anxiety disorders, according to a recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). To help identify depression early, scientists have now enhanced a technology that uses Artificial...

Women more vulnerable in car accidents than men: Study

Women more vulnerable in car accidents than men: Study

Friday, 12 July 2019 | IANS | New York

Researchers have found that women are significantly more likely to suffer injuries than their male counterparts in frontal car crashes. Researchers said that belted female occupants have 73 per cent greater odds of being seriously injured in frontal car crashes compared to belted males (after controlling for collision severity, occupant age,...

High-fibre diet may promote healthy pregnancy: Study

High-fibre diet may promote healthy pregnancy: Study

Thursday, 11 July 2019 | PTI | Melbourne

Consuming a healthy diet rich in fibre during pregnancy may promote the wellbeing of both the mother and child, and reduce the risk of preeclampsia, according to a study. Plant-based fibre is broken down in the gut by bacteria into factors that influence the immune system, said researchers from the University...

Sugary drinks linked to increased cancer risk: Study

Sugary drinks linked to increased cancer risk: Study

Thursday, 11 July 2019 | PTI | London

Higher consumption of sugary drinks may be associated with an increased risk of cancer, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The findings add to a growing body of evidence indicating that limiting sugary drink consumption, together with taxation and marketing restrictions, might contribute to a reduction...

Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety: Study

Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety: Study

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 | IANS | Tokyo

Are you leading a highly stressful life? Worry not, Japanese Matcha tea will come to your rescue as researchers have found it to have various health benefits, such as reducing anxiety. Published in the Journal of Functional Foods, the study done on mice found that anxious behaviour in the rodents reduced...

New antibiotics effective without triggering resistance: Study

New antibiotics effective without triggering resistance: Study

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 | PTI | London

Researchers have developed two new antibiotics that are effective against multi-resistant bacteria, and also appear not to trigger resistance when used to treat infection in mice. The research, published in the journal PLOS Biology, could bring both fresh impetus and new possibilities for fighting antibiotic resistance worldwide. Antibiotics have saved so many...

1 of 3 in age-group 15-50 yrs in Delhi-NCR addicted to smoking

1 of 3 in age-group 15-50 yrs in Delhi-NCR addicted to smoking

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

One out of every three persons in the age-group of 15-50 years in Delhi-NCR is addicted to smoking and around half of them are aged between 20 and 30, a recent survey has found. The survey, 'Understanding Smoking Attitudes in Youth, conducted by Gurgaon-based Aviss Health Foundation also found that many...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer