People with stress-related inflammation likelier to suffer from depression

Washington, A new study has indicated that stress- related inflammation might lead to an increase in the risk of depression. The study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai showed that preexisting differences in the sensitivity [...]

Traffic pollution can harm lungs of babies in womb

Washington, A new study has found that exposure to pollution, especially during the second trimester of pregnancy, could harm a child’s lungs. Existing research has often highlighted the adverse effects of air pollutants on lung function in [...]

Cells` transplantation, nerve bridge may help paralyzed patient in recovery

Washington,  In a recent case, doctors performed transplantation of olfactory ensheathing cells isolated from a paralyzed patient’s own olfactory bulb and built a nerve bridge between stumps of damaged spinal cord, which may have helped the [...]

Low testosterone diabetic men likelier to develop `Atherosclerosis`

Washington,  A new study has found that men who have Type 2 diabetes and low testosterone levels face more risk of developing atherosclerosis, than men with diabetes but normal testosterone levels. Atherosclerosis occurs when fats, cholesterol [...]

High-fat meals can harm men more than women

Washington,  A new study has recently revealed that high-fat meals could be more harmful for men than women. Researchers found that male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Deborah Clegg, [...]

Fatty meals can be more harmful for males

Washington, A new study has found that consuming high-fat meals can prove more harmful for males than females. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute scientist Deborah Clegg, PhD, and a team of international investigators found [...]

Telephone service raising awareness about drugs use begins

  Karachi : Karachi Metropolitan Corporation-run Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) has started a rare telephone follow-up service Smart Drug & Poison Information Center, to raise awareness among citizens about consumptions of [...]

Diabetes feared to be 7th leading cause of death in 2030

KARACHI,  The World Diabetes Day will be observed on November 14 in Pakistan and other parts of globe with a renewed committment to tacke diabetes seriouly, which have become a dangerous disease. The burden of diabetes is increasing globally, [...]

Water shortage irks patients in Services Hospital

Karachi : Water shortage continues to irk patients, staff and attendants in Services Hospital Karachi, as Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB) administration has yet to bother to connect water supply line of the hospital despite the passage [...]

Now, `photodynamic therapy` to kill deep-set cancer cells in vivo

Washington,  A new research has revealed about an FDA-approved photodynamic therapy that on being combined with a new type of nanoparticle effectively kill deep-set cancer cells in vivo with minimal damage to surrounding tissue and fewer side [...]

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