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New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Fasting may not be just a religious or political practice. It may actually protect you against age-related diseases and improve your overall health, researchers say. The study, led by a team from the University of California-Irvine (UCI), found that fasting affects circadian clocks in the...
San Francisco, Jan 16 (IANS) Microsoft has signed a seven-year deal with Walgreens where it will provide its Azure Cloud services to help the second-biggest pharmacy chain in the US develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations. Microsoft will also deploy Microsoft 365 to Walgreens' 380,000 employees...
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel drug with the potential to kill a bacterium causing two of the most neglected tropical diseases that lead to blindness and severe disability and affect over 157 million people globally. River blindness is a disease caused by a parasitic worm Onchocerca...
Hong Kong, Jan 12 (IANS) Does your child often feel stressed and depressed? A walk in the woods is likely to improve his/her mood, researchers said. The study, led by a team from the University of Hong Kong, revealed that children who developed a closer connection with nature had...
New York, Jan 11 (IANS) 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...
Wellington, Jan 11 (IANS) Eating up to 30 grams of naturally occurring dietary fibre such as whole grains, pulses, vegetables and fruits daily may prevent the risks of developing non-communicable diseases, finds a review of studies published in the journal The Lancet. The results suggest a 15-30 per cent decrease...
London, Jan 11 (IANS) 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...
New York, Jan 11 (IANS) 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...
NPnews24 online - According to recent study, 96.5% of people across the country do not trust the healthcare system, on the other hand, the study also revealed that 67.8% respondents do not trust hospitals. Rising costs of healthcare has prompted many Indians to focus more on health insurance. 62.8 per...
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS)- The Uttar Pradesh government has alerted all districts about the H1N1 swine flu virus after 17 cases were reported in the past week, health officials said on Thursday. According to the government, so far 17 cases of swine flu have been reported from across the state....