Washington, March 11 - Not just helping us with road directions, finding favourite food joint, photo sharing and chat sessions, smart phones would soon diagnose diseases for us in real time.
Researchers from University of Houston are developing a disease diagnostic system that offers results that could be read using only a smart phone and a Rs. 1,200 lens attachment.
Washington, Mar 11 - Men, who at the age of 18, have poorer cardiovascular fitness and/or a lower IQ more often suffer from dementia before the age of 60, according to a new study.
London, March 10 : The change in your bowel pattern or abdominal pain has more to do with your diet and balance of beneficial and harmful gut bacteria than with your mood, studies show.
Washington, Mar 10 - The impact of Syrian civil war on kids' health is far more insidious than has been widely understood, a leading children's advocacy group has said.
The group, Save the Children, said large number of children are dying or at risk from chronic and preventable diseases due to the collapse of the public health system in Syria.
New York, March 10 : The 3D-printed liver replicas, made of transparent material threaded with coloured arteries and veins, could help surgeons prevent complications while performing liver transplants or removing tumours, a path-breaking research shows.
Washington, March 10 : A new study has found that advertisements that give a reason to smokers to quit are more successful in terms of persuasion than messages that explain how to go about it.
The study found that smokers who viewed ads featuring reasons why to quit were substantially more likely to quit smoking after the four-week study period.
Washington, March 10 - Researchers have developed surgical plates and screws which may not only offer improved bone remodeling following injury, but can also be absorbed by the body over time, eliminating the need for surgical removal of the devices.
Washington, March 9 - E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, a study said.
Adolescents who used the devices were more likely to smoke cigarettes and less likely to quit smoking.
London, March 8 : Excess bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease or stroke, so take into account a few steps to manage your cholesterol levels.
Nutritionist Lovisa Nilsson has shared her top tips on how to keep your cholesterol levels in control, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Washington, March 8 - Researchers have found that preterm birth could increase the risk of asthma and wheezing disorders during childhood.
Toronto, March 7 - Do you purchase energy drinks for growing children as these claim to increase alertness, improve mood and enhance mental and physical energy? Think again.
A new report finds that consumption of energy drinks among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance abuse.
Washington, March 6 - Researchers have claimed to have found a drug therapy that could potentially reverse memory decline in seniors someday.
Athens, March 6 - The outbreak of the flu in Greece has reached alarming levels with fatalities rising to 79 this winter, according to the latest data released Wednesday.
In the last 24 hours five patients who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 flu strain, died from complications, Xinhua quoted health authorities as saying.
Washington, March 5 : Significantly higher consumption of omega-3 fatty acids among middle-aged Japanese men appears to impart a protective factor that wards off heart disease, a study has revealed.
Washington, Marc 5 - People who copy their pal's drinking behaviour are likely to deny that their decision has been influenced, according to a study.
The new study, conducted in the University of Liverpool's bar laboratory, a lab designed to imitate a bar, brought together pairs of friends. One of the friends was made aware of the experimental aims and was told to drink alcoholic drinks throughout the session or to stick to soft drinks.
Washington, March 5 - A single injection of an experimental drug may someday protect people from infection with the AIDS virus for up to three months, a US study said Tuesday.
London, March 4 : Detoxing may be important but it is also important to do it the right way.
Evelyn Toner, senior specialist dietitian at London Bridge Hospital, dishes up the truth on detox diets and offers her top five tips for detoxing the healthy way, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Washington, March 4 - Researchers have said that when Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, are exposed to seminal plasma, the liquid part of semen containing secretions from the male genital tract, they can more easily move and start to colonize.
New York, March 3 : Scientists have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.
The results focus the search for developing novel therapeutic strategies for type 2 diabetes.
Washington, March 3 - Researchers have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.
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