Even low exposure to toxic chemicals increases health risks, reveals study

Even low exposure to toxic chemicals increases health risks, reveals study

Representational image  REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files  Even low levels of exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment like arsenic, lead, copper, and cadmium pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health, a study revealed. Although often naturally occurring, these contaminants have made their way into water supplies and, via irrigation, into the food chain. Concern has often focused […]

Adopting Mediterranean diet in old age can prolong life, study suggests

Adopting Mediterranean diet in old age can prolong life, study suggests

It’s been touted as the recipe for a healthy life, preventing all manner of ills. Now researchers say a Mediterranean diet still offers benefits in older age and could reduce the risk of death. While somewhat nebulous in specific makeup, the diet is typically said to be rich in fish, nuts, fresh vegetables, olive oil […]

Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

To diagnose depression, clinicians interview patients, asking specific questions — about, say, past mental illnesses, lifestyle, and mood — and identify the condition based on the patient’s responses. In recent years, machine learning has been championed as a useful aid for diagnostics. Machine-learning models, for instance, have been developed that can detect words and intonations […]

Heartbeat Report: September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month

Heartbeat Report: September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33)(FOX 44) – September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month. PAD is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. Dr. Garland Green from the Cardiovascular Institute […]

Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice

Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Experiments in mice have shown that an implanted electronic device in the brain can detect — and deliver drugs to stop — impending epileptic seizures. Potentially, a similar device might help people with epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and brain tumors who have failed standard treatment. So far, the technology […]

A New Breast Cancer Detection Device Can Identify Tumor Tissue in Under 5 Minutes

A New Breast Cancer Detection Device Can Identify Tumor Tissue in Under 5 Minutes

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women worldwide with an estimated 1.7 million new diagnoses each year, according to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. A global health emergency, it’s that much more acute in developing countries where the majority of cases are identified in late stages. Which is why a new […]

Calif. scientists one step closer to developing acne vaccine

Calif. scientists one step closer to developing acne vaccine

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego say they are one step closer to developing an acne vaccine. Scientists at the University of California, San Diego say they are one step closer to developing an acne vaccine. Photo: Zero Creatives/Getty Images/Image Source GALLERY: 12 Ways to Cure Adult Acne at Any Age In Your 20s […]

Stree movie review and release live updates

Stree movie review and release live updates

Stree movie review: Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao share screen space for the first time in Stree. This week’s big release is Stree. Directed by Amar Kaushik, the horror comedy stars Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurrana, Abhishek Banerjee and Vijay Raaz among others. Stree is inspired by the urban legend of Nale Ba […]

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