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Suffering from UTI? This new discovery can make the treatment better

A new study has found ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections. Scientists and physicians at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine published groundbreaking research that debunked the common belief that urine in healthy women is sterile. The study found that the bladder not only contains bacteria, but the microbes are similar to those found in the ... Read More »

Malaria treatment, scientists have decoded how parasites invade our cells

Talk of monsoon, and it is difficult not to worry about malaria. However, the disease may soon be a thing of the past: In what is being hailed as a significant breakthrough, scientists claim they have taken a significant step towards developing a new vaccine for malaria. In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists have for the first ... Read More »

Why men tolerate stress incontinence for years before seeking treatment

Men often tolerate stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for more than two years before seeking medical help, says a new study. One third of patients also put up with it for more than five years, it added. SUI occurs when physical activity or exertion — cough, heavy lifting, exercise — causes the bladder to leak urine. The study, published in the ... Read More »

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment Antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery, a study says. The condition, which causes the appendix – a small organ attached to the large intestine – to become inflamed due to a blockage or infection, affects mainly children and teenagers. Appendicitis is currently treated through ... Read More »

Nearly 1/2 of breast cancer patients have severe treatment side effects, 1 in 20 Indians suffers from depression

Health weekly roundup This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide, with major ... Read More »

Nearly 1/2 of breast cancer patients have severe treatment side effects, 1 in 20 Indians suffers from depression

Health weekly roundup This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide, with major ... Read More »

Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer

ANI | Jan 25, 2017, 03.30 PM IST Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Researchers from the University of Missouri found that a natural compound, Luteolin, found in herbs such as thyme and parsley and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, can reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in ... Read More »

Study opens avenues for treatment of lethal brain cancer

ANI | Nov 18, 2016, 06.20 PM IST Study opens avenues for treatment of lethal brain cancer (Thinkstock Photos/ Getty Images) According to a recent research published in the Cell journal, researchers have identified a pathway by which cancer cells aggressively spread and grow in the brain, opening up new possibilities for treatment of Glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer. “The poor ... Read More »

Prostate Cancer Treatment May Double Dementia Risk: Study

WASHINGTON:  Men with prostate cancer who are treated with testosterone-lowering drugs are twice as likely to develop dementia within five years as those whose hormone levels are not tampered with, researchers including one of Indian origin have found. Testosterone can promote the growth of prostate tumours, and so clinicians have used androgen deprivation therapy to lower testosterone and other androgens ... Read More »

Oppo R9s receives the leaked press render treatment ahead of its unveiling next week

Oppo isn’t hiding the fact that its event on October 19 will be all about the R9s. The Chinese company has been teasing its next smartphone for a few weeks now, and in China a TV ad campaign is already in full swing. What’s more, a few hours ago Oppo has started taking early registrations from those interested in the ... Read More »