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Alternative Therapies

What we call alternative therapies was very common in the post among the different races and communities. The term alternative medicine covers a broad range of healing methodologies, philosophies and therapies. Alternative therapies used alone are often referred to as ... Read More »

Men ignore ill health symptoms

London, June 8 (ANI): Millions of British men put their health at risk by ignoring symptoms of ill health, warn experts. Dr. Harvey Simon, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, called this “the ostrich phenomenon”, warning that doing ... Read More »

Anxiety, depression and insomnia are genetically linked

Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that anxiety, depression, and insomnia are genetically linked. Dr. Phillip Gehrman, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, says that the genes that play a ... Read More »

Gene for deadly inherited lung disease identified

Washington, June 5 (ANI): Baylor College of Medicine researchers have identified the gene behind a rare, deadly developmental disorder of the lungs called alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins (ACD/MPV). The disease that usually kills the infants born ... Read More »

Being obese doesn’t worsen asthma

Washington, June 4 (ANI): Obesity does not worsen asthma in patients with mild and moderate forms of the disease, but it reduces the response to medications, suggests a study conducted by National Jewish Health researchers. E. Rand Sutherland, an associate ... Read More »

Soon, memory chips that could bend and twist

Washington, June 3 (ANI): The day is not far when electronic memory chips would gain the ability to be bended and twisted, for engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to build a ... Read More »

Healthy lifestyles on the decline in US

Washington, May 27 (ANI): A new study conducted in the U.S. has found that only a small proportion of adults follow healthy lifestyle pattern, and in fact, the numbers are declining. Researchers from the Department of Family Medicine, Medical University ... Read More »

Novel way to stop malarial parasite growth found

Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found a novel way to stop malarial parasite growth. According to researchers, the new finding could guide the development of new malaria treatments. “Our findings offer ... Read More »

Personalised cancer treatment comes closer to reality

London, May 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have announced the development of an efficient system for delivering siRNA into primary cells, which may one day lead to personalized cancer treatment. “RNAi has ... Read More »

Genes linked with hypertension identified

London, May 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have identified new genes associated with hypertension. Dr. Aravinda Chakravarti, head of the Centre for Complex Disease Genomics in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Hopkins, ... Read More »