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Air pollution, particularly, fine dust major cause of cardiovascular disease

A study has found that air pollution can lead to cardiovascular diseases. Air pollution, and fine dust, in particular, is responsible for more than four million deaths each year. Almost 60 per cent of deaths occur as a result of heart diseases. The large percentage of deaths from cardiovascular disease has prompted an international group of experts from Germany, England, and the USA to analyse ... Read More »

Yoga poses such as headstand done for Instagram could cause fatal injuries

The number of people with serious Yoga-related injuries are on the rise, according to an Australian study that warns people to practice yogic poses with caution. Researchers from Central Queensland University in Australia analysed all yoga injuries presented at emergency departments between 2009 and 2016 in Victoria. They found that Yoga-related injuries that were serious enough to land people in ... Read More »

Can Eating Mangoes Cause Acne?

Summer is here and so is the season of gorging on deliciously juicy mangoes. These delights are not just called king of fruits for their delightful sweet taste, but also for the numerous health benefits they have to offer. According to the book ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing, throughout Asia, mango has both spiritual and medicinal significance. Mangoes are high in ... Read More »

Arguing in front of your children can cause them anxiety, trust issues

Seemingly harmless, everyday conflicts can make youngsters incapable of interpreting emotions that are not extreme, which may affect their relationships in later life, according to researchers. Shy children are especially vulnerable. The research shows that the emotional processing of these children, too, can be affected — potentially making them over-vigilant, anxious and vulnerable to distorting human interactions that are neutral ... Read More »

Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Crash: US NTSB Board to Vote on Likely Cause

HIGHLIGHTS US National Transportation Safety Board will vote on September 12 A man lost his life in a crash involving Tesla Model S in 2016 Post that, Tesla in September 2016 unveiled improvements in Autopilot The US National Transportation Safety Board will vote at a September 12 hearing on the probable cause of a May 2016 crash that killed a man using ... Read More »

Newest Senate health bill would cause 32 million to lose coverage

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Senate Republicans’ newest health care bill would cause 32 million additional Americans to become uninsured over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office projectedThursday. Republicans on Wednesday put forward the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act, a bill that would wipe the health law’s coverage expansion off the books without a replacement in 2020. The bill comes as the ... Read More »

Nicotine exposure in babies may cause hearing problems

Nicotine exposure in babies may cause hearing problems Babies exposed to nicotinebefore and after birth may be at an increased risk of developing hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem, researchers have found. The findings showed that the auditory brainstem — an area of the brain which plays a role in analysing sound patterns — may have ... Read More »

Dear men, work-related stress may cause cancer

ANI | Jan 18, 2017, 04.00 PM IST Dear men, work-related stress may cause cancer The findings indicate that the link was observed in men, who had been exposed to 15 to 30 years of work-related stressand in some cases, more than 30 years. According to the study published in journal of Preventive Medicine, prolonged exposure of men to work-related ... Read More »

Witnessing fear in loved ones can cause PTSD

ANI | Jan 7, 2017, 03.45 PM IST Witnessing fear in loved ones can cause PSTD A study reveals that if a person hears about a serious incident — such as a gunfire exchange – from his/her loved ones or even strangers, it may change how information flows in the brain and can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. Scientists in ... Read More »

A gene’s dysfunction may cause premenstrual mood disorder

A gene’s dysfunction may cause premenstrual mood disorder A premenstrual mood disorder that affects two to five per cent of women of reproductive age may be the result of a dysregulation in certain gene activity. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) with symptoms such as irritability, sadness, and anxiety in the days leading up to her menstrual period, is severe than premenstrual ... Read More »