Tuesday, April 16, 2024

HEALTH

Karnataka govt bans artificial colour in ‘gobi manchurian’, cotton candy

Bengaluru, March 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government has banned the use of artificial colours in the popular Gobi Manchurian dish and cotton candies liked...

Sleep apnea may raise risk of memory and cognition problems

New York, March 4 (IANS) People suffering from sleep apnoea -- a serious sleep disorder where breathing repeatedly stops and starts -- are more...

1 in 8 people globally is now obese: Study

Geneva, March 1 (IANS) Every eighth person or more than one billion people worldwide are living with obesity, a precursor to several diseases such...

Indian scientists use banana fibres to make eco-friendly wound dressing

New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) A team of scientists at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) in Assam have developed...

Eating ultra-processed food increases risk of 32 diseases: Study

Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Regular consumption of ultra-processed foods may increase your risk of 32 diseases including cancer, heart and lung conditions, mental health...

Canadians worry anti-vax movement will increase parental opposition to childhood vaccines

Toronto (Feb 28) – As some diseases such as measles and polio – thought to be worries of the past – have been breaking...

Sharp rise in anti-depressant use among girls during pandemic: Study

New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Antidepressant use rose sharply in adolescents and young adults, particularly among girls, after the Covid-19 pandemic began, according to...

Smartwatch may help boost treatment for depression

New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Smartwatches may not only help count steps, and sleep but can also offer mental health clinicians valuable information about...

Confirmed case of measles in Toronto infant also linked to travel

Toronto (Feb 16) - Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a confirmed case of measles linked to travel. The case is an infant who...

Viagra a possible solution to treat oxygen-deprived newborns: Montreal Children’s Hospital study

Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Viagra, primarily known as an erectile dysfunction drug, may also help treat babies who run out of oxygen during pregnancy...