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Sleep Deprivation Reduces Depression Symptoms In Depressed Patients

Sleep Deprivation Reduces Depression Symptoms In Depressed Patients

Partial sleep deprivation (sleep for three to four hours followed by forced wakefulness for 20-21 hours) was equally as effective as total sleep deprivation (being deprived of sleep for 36 hours). Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, a new study […]

September 30th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Can Drinking Coffee Daily Make You Live Longer?v

Can Drinking Coffee Daily Make You Live Longer?v

According to a recent study, drinking four cups a day could add years to your life. The researchers found that participants who consumed at least four cups of coffee per day had a 64% lower risk of all-cause mortality than those who never or almost never consumed coffee. You may want to start sipping more […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Skinny People 5 Times More Likely To Die After Common Heart Problems Treatment

Skinny People 5 Times More Likely To Die After Common Heart Problems Treatment

According to researchers, underweight people are five times more likely to die after being treated for common heart problems. Having an ideal body weight is really important as a study has recently warned that underweight people are five times more likely to die after being treated for common heart problems. According to researchers, underweight people […]

September 16th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Eating Too Many Hamburgers, Pizza May Increase Risk Of Getting Cancer

Eating Too Many Hamburgers, Pizza May Increase Risk Of Getting Cancer

Not only does over consumption of pizza and hamburgers lead to weight gain, but also increases chances of getting cancer. Besides contributing to weight gain in adults, energy dense foods such as hamburgers and pizza may also increase risk of cancer, suggests new research. The researchers wanted to find out how the ratio of energy […]

September 16th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Eye Test may Predict Alzheimer’s Risk 20 Years In Advance

Eye Test may Predict Alzheimer’s Risk 20 Years In Advance

According to a new study, an eye test can predict Alzheimer’s disease two decades prior to symptoms emerging. Good news! Now an eye test can predict Alzheimer’s disease two decades prior to symptoms emerging, claims a new study. Comparing their results to brain scans, the eye test was just as successful at spotting those with […]

September 9th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Breast Cancer May Kill 76,000 Indian Women Every Year By 2020

Breast Cancer May Kill 76,000 Indian Women Every Year By 2020

One of the most commonly diagnosed type of cancers among women in India, breast cancer claimed 70,218 lives in 2012. Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020, says a study, one of whose researchers is of Indian origin. One of the most commonly diagnosed type of […]

September 9th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

India’s Public Health System In Crisis: Too Many Patients, Not Enough Doctors

India’s Public Health System In Crisis: Too Many Patients, Not Enough Doctors

India has a little over one million modern medicine doctors to treat its 1.3 billion people. In India, there is one government allopathic doctor for every 10,189 people, one government hospital bed for every 2,046 people and one state-run hospital for every 90,343 people. You don’t need an epidemic, however predictable, for the public health […]

September 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Australian Researchers Make A Breakthrough In Finding Cure For Peanut Allergy

Australian Researchers Make A Breakthrough In Finding Cure For Peanut Allergy

After clinical trials, scientists in Melbourne found that 80% of the kids were able to tolerate peanuts. Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible. In clinical trials conducted by scientists […]

August 26th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Calcium In Arteries Is A Key Indicator Of Heart Attack

Calcium In Arteries Is A Key Indicator Of Heart Attack

According to a new study, measuring calcium build-up in the arteries can be a good way of assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Measuring calcium build-up in the arteries can be a good way of assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a recent study. Patients without calcium build-up in […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is The Cure For Diabetes Hiding Right Under Our Skin?

Is The Cure For Diabetes Hiding Right Under Our Skin?

The optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under our skin, according to a recent study, because transplanting healthy pancreatic cells under the skin presents fewer hazards. The optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) might be just under our skin, according to a recent study. The University of Toronto study […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »