Nicotine patch safer for pregnant women than smoking

Sydney: While nicotine may not be completely safe for a pregnant mother’s foetus, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking for women who are not able to quit on their own, says a new study. The therapy includes the adhesive patch, chewing gum, lozenges, nose spray, or inhaler Researchers suggest that the study, published in the More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Older mothers may up risk of infertility in daughters

New York: Women who delay motherhood are likely to increase the risk of damaging the fertility of their daughters, a study has warned. Importantly, the age of the women’s fathers had no significant effect The More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Poor sleep may up depression risk

New York: If your teenaged son or daughter is regularly waking up till late in the night, he or she is likely to have poor sleep, which may increase their risk of developing mood disorders, especially depression, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

New York: Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study. Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Exercise, not just diet, can change gut bacteria

New York: If you thought only diet can change the composition of microbes in the gut, think again! Researchers have found evidence that exercise can change the intestinal microbiota independent of diet. These levels More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Artificial heart patch could repair damage after cardiac attack

New York: Researchers have developed a functioning artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage typically seen in patients who have suffered a heart attack. Creating individual cardiac muscle More...

By Agencies On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Using mouthwash regularly may trigger diabetes risk

New York: Most of us are in the habit of using mouthwash at least once or twice daily, as a part of oral hygiene. But are you aware that your routine may spike the sugar level in your blood within no time? Mouthwash More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Moderate coffee drinking may have health benefits

London: Moderate coffee drinking is safe and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, a study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) showed. Benefits of moderate consumption of coffee seem to outweigh More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

How breastmilk helps combat food allergies in newborns

New York: Breastmilk of nursing mothers who eat foods that commonly cause allergy, such as milk, eggs, peanut, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish during pregnancy can help protect newborns from developing More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk

London: Are you a dog lover? Your care and compassion for pets, especially dogs, can help you stay away from heart diseases. Dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease Dog owners have a low More...