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Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Roshani Devi

Those who get migraine attacks know that it is not the typical headache. Nausea and sensitivity to light are common symptoms. Instead of popping pills, ROSHANI DEVI shares tips that can reduce the severity and duration Headaches are often underestimated but are one of the most common disorders of the...

New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

New sleeping pill can help patients wake up in response to threat

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | IANS | Tokyo

Japanese scientists have shown that a new class of sleeping pill that preserves the ability to wake in response to a threat, unlike the commonly prescribed drugs that muffles a sleeping brain's "intruder alert". Even during sleep the brain continuously processes sensory information, waking us if it detects a threat. But...

Common physical health drugs may help treat mental illness

Common physical health drugs may help treat mental illness

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | PTI | London

Medications commonly used to combat physical health diseases, such as high blood pressure, could bring significant benefits to people with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a study claims. The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, assessed the health data records of 142,691 patients with serious mental...

Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | IANS | New York

Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say. According to the team from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), people from South Asia are known to have...

This AI approach accurate than doctors at detecting cervical cancer

This AI approach accurate than doctors at detecting cervical cancer

Friday, 11 January 2019 | IANS | New York

Researchers have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer algorithm that can identify cervical cancer with greater accuracy than a human expert, an advance that could revolutionise screening, particularly in low-resource settings. The algorithm, called automated visual evaluation, can analyse digital images of a cervix and accurately identify precancerous changes that...

How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

Friday, 11 January 2019 | IANS | London

Vitamin D supplements can reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggests a new study. COPD is a group of lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that causes airflow blockage, making it harder to breathe.  The study showed that the oral...

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

Friday, 11 January 2019 | IANS | New York

Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study. Shingles (herpes zoster) -- marked by painful rashes and skin blisters -- is caused by the varicella zoster virus that causes...

New single dose experimental Ebola drug effective: Study

New single dose experimental Ebola drug effective: Study

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | IANS | New York

Scientists have developed an experimental new drug that can in a single dose successfully protect non-human primates against a lethal infection of all strains of the deadly Ebola virus. "Our experimental drug can protect against all forms of Ebola known to harm people, suggesting that it will continue to protect people...

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