Migraine increases risk of complications during pregnancy: Study

Migraine increases risk of complications during pregnancy: Study

Monday, 01 July 2019 | PTI | London

Pregnant women with migraine have an increased risk of miscarriage, caesarean sections and giving birth to a child with low birth weight, a study has found. Researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark worked with 22,000 pregnant women with migraine. They were compared with an approximately 10 times larger group of pregnant...

Climate warming may increase malaria risk in colder regions

Climate warming may increase malaria risk in colder regions

Friday, 28 June 2019 | PTI | Washington

A slight rise in temperature may increase the risk of malaria to hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people, in areas that are currently too cold for malaria parasites to complete their development, according to a study. Researchers at Penn State in the US used two of the most important...

Social media may improve mental health in adults

Social media may improve mental health in adults

Thursday, 27 June 2019 | PTI | Washington

Contrary to popular belief, using social media and the internet regularly could improve mental health among adults and help fend off serious psychological distress, such as depression and anxiety, a study has found. According to researchers from Michigan State University in the US, communication technologies and social media platforms make it...

Little sunlight in pregnancy may cause higher risk of learning disabilities in child: Study

Little sunlight in pregnancy may cause higher risk of learning disabilities in child: Study

Thursday, 27 June 2019 | PTI | London

Too little sunlight, specifically ultraviolet B exposure, in pregnancy may lead to a higher risk of learning disabilities in child, according to a study. The study conducted by researchers at University of Glasgow found that there was a statistically significant relationship between lower ultraviolet B (UVB) exposure over the whole of...

AI could be a boon for Alzheimer's patients

AI could be a boon for Alzheimer's patients

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | IANS | New York

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can prove to be essential for healthcare providers to detect and manage Alzheimer's disease or a related form of dementia, from which 44 million people suffer worldwide. In the study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the team introduced supervised Machine Learning (ML) as a modern approach...

New AI-enabled tool may help detect heart attacks

New AI-enabled tool may help detect heart attacks

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | PTI | Washington

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based system that can better predict heart attacks and other cardiac events as compared to conventional risk models. Risk determination is an imperfect science, and popular existing models like the Framingham Risk Score have limitations, as they do not directly consider the condition of...

Women's unaccounted labour behind malnutrition in India: Study

Women's unaccounted labour behind malnutrition in India: Study

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 | PTI | London

Indian women's unaccounted contribution in agricultural work has a detrimental impact on the nutrition levels of the households, leading to malnutrition among children, a study suggests. According to the research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK, recognition of Indian women's roles in both agriculture and domestic work...

Poor sleep may adversely affect memory in older adults: Study

Poor sleep may adversely affect memory in older adults: Study

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | PTI | Washington

Poor sleep quality and erratic bedtime may adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events, a study has found. Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology in the US also found unexpected racial differences in the type of sleep patterns tied to lower memory performance across both...

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Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

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