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  Life   Health  12 Nov 2018

Life, Health, 12 Nov 2018

Adolescent obesity linked to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

Study finds overweight and even higher weight within 'normal' weight range in men may increase pancreatic cancer risk in a graded manner.

12 Nov 2018 8:58 PM

Coronary calcium level can predict coronary heart disease risk better

Researchers believe the new findings lead to coronary calcium tests becoming more accepted and covered by medical insurance.

12 Nov 2018 5:07 PM

Research shows how air pollution might be linked to obesity

Pollutants irritate air sacs in the lungs causing stress response that leads to release of hormones.

12 Nov 2018 3:23 PM

Vegetable intake keeps your heart healthy, says study

Elevated levels of TMAO may reduce hypertension-related heart disease symptoms.

12 Nov 2018 1:44 PM

Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

In the wake of the findings, researchers have called for immediate government intervention to phase out all organophosphates.

12 Nov 2018 1:20 PM


Most salmonella resistant to different antibiotics: Study

The symptoms are diarrhoea, fever, stomach cramps, and vomiting.

12 Nov 2018 12:40 PM

Social media obsession can be associated with increase in narcissism

New study also found people who primarily used social media for verbal postings, like Twitter, did not show these effects.

12 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

Despite growing evidence of harm, many organophosphates remain in use.

12 Nov 2018 11:35 AM

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Nov 2018 11:17 AM

Study suggests 11 million children may die from pneumonia by 2030

Pneumonia, an inflammatory infection of lungs that may be contracted via viral or bacteria infection, is treatable if caught early enough.

12 Nov 2018 10:52 AM


Keeping out cancer

There are no routine screening modalities for stomach cancer due to which there is delayed diagnosis & the burden of the disease continues to be high.

12 Nov 2018 12:04 AM