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  • Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Washington (ISJ) - A study of more than 17,000 U.S. adults shows that moderate alcohol consumption—seven to 13 drinks per week—substantially raises one's risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to research being presented at the...

    11 March 2019 2:34 PM GMT
  • A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    Washington (ISJ) - It seems napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session reveals, people who took advantage of a...

    11 March 2019 9:52 AM GMT
  • A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    Washington (ISJ) - The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of the organ, end up needing a transplant because the renewal process doesn't...

    11 March 2019 8:50 AM GMT
  • AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    Bengaluru (ISW) - Artificial Intelligence is finding new applications in a range of fields. Now researchers from India and Canada have developed a machine learning-based tool that can diagnose schizophrenia with high accuracy. Although research on...

    6 March 2019 3:56 PM GMT
  • Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    London (ISJ) - A new research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests, environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs. There has been...

    5 March 2019 3:16 PM GMT
  • IIT scientists develop paper sensor that can detect freshness of milk

    IIT scientists develop paper sensor that can detect freshness of milk

    Guwahati (ISW) - Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have developed a simple paper kit that can test freshness of milk and reveal how well it has been pasteurized. Aided with a smart phone app, the kit can help ensure milk is...

    1 Jan 2019 2:28 PM GMT
  • All may not be well with Indias ageing population

    All may not be well with India's ageing population

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Most of us would dream of a healthy retired life filled with peace and happiness. However, if statistics are to be believed, this dream may be a far cry from reality. Although there has been an increase of ten years in the average...

    13 Dec 2018 3:53 PM GMT
  • Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    New Delhi (ISW) - Drug resistance may not be the only reason for a drug failing to treat properly or losing its proven effectiveness. Poor quality of drug might also be contributing to decreased effectiveness. This is what researchers have found in...

    12 Dec 2018 4:50 AM GMT
  • Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - One in every eight deaths in India is attributable to air pollution in India, making it a leading risk factor for death in the country. This makes air pollution a bigger contributor to the disease burden than tobacco, according to...

    6 Dec 2018 2:03 PM GMT
  • IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    Roorkee-Uttarakhand (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is a major problem in the health sector globally. Many times bacteria form biofilms to resist the action of antibiotics. The bacteria do so by adhering together to form a matrix with the help of...

    4 Dec 2018 1:00 PM GMT
  • Does childrens birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Does children's birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Washington (ISJ) - Could a child's birthday put them at risk for an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in the United States with a Sept....

    4 Dec 2018 12:05 PM GMT
  • Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Thiruvananthapuram-Kerala (ISW) - Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide with over two million new cases diagnosed in 2018. There are different types of breast cancers, mainly classified based on the expression of certain...

    29 Nov 2018 12:33 PM GMT
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