Research identifies new drug for treating liver diseases

Washington: According to a recent study, the researchers have found a drug that can successfully treat potentially life-threatening liver diseases like Cirrhosis. Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver, such as viruses and alcohol use. Obesity is also associated with liver damage. The study was More...

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By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Anti-obesity drug phentermine effective in long-term use, study says

Washington: A study recently found that the weight loss drug called Phentermine, which can only be used for a short while, may also be safe and effective for longer-term treatment. Phentermine is a safe, effective More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Stroke risk drops in older adults medicare enrolees

Washington : A new study has found that stroke risk drops in older adults who have enrolled themselves in medicare. Stroke rates and stroke mortality have declined considerably over the past few decades. The study More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

London: Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. If More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Mentally tiring work linked to diabetes in women: Study

Washington: Women who find their jobs mentally tiring are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. The study findings suggest that mentally tiring work, such as teaching, may increase More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Strength training may cut fatty liver disease, diabetes risk in obese people

Washington: Strength training over a short time period may be a fast and effective strategy for reducing the risk of fatty liver disease and diabetes in obese people, a study has found. Obesity increases the risk More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

Washington: A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat at least sometimes — but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Are eggs good for you or not? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those who can’t eat breakfast without them. Some nutrition experts say eggs are good for you, even though they are high in cholesterol. Others are sure More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Midday nap can lower blood pressure, study suggests

Washington: Napping may do more than just rebooting our energy level and improve our mood. It can also keep high blood pressure at bay, a recent study suggests. Taking a snooze in the middle of the day can lower More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Sleep apnea linked with Alzheimer’s risk: Study

Washington: Researchers have revealed a connection between sleep apnea — a disorder in which breathing stops and starts repeatedly — and increased levels of a toxic brain protein commonly associated More...