Templates by BIGtheme NET
Home / Health (page 4)

Health

High blood pressure linked to aortic valve disease

Turns out, people with a long-term problem of blood pressure has an increased risk of aortic valve disease (AVD) – problems with the valve that controls how blood is pumped from the left ventricle of the heart out into the ...

Read More »

Ig Nobel win for kidney stone removing roller-coaster

Riding on some types of roller-coaster is an effective way of removing kidney stones. This is the conclusion of research that has won this year’s Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine.   The US researchers who carried out the work recommend ...

Read More »

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease’s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis.   An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for ...

Read More »

Simple blood test can measure a person’s internal body clock

Ever feel like it’s 7 am, even though the clock says 9 am?   A team of researchers at Northwestern University said Monday they have designed a blood test that can measure a person’s inner body clock within 1.5 hours, ...

Read More »

Doctors or criminals?

Two doctors have allegedly deceived the parents of a healthy baby who was admitted to a private hospital at Aushkandi in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj. The fraudulence came to light with the leaking of an audio conversation of the two ...

Read More »

T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy

Turns out, disease-fighting T cells, elicited from vaccines, do not require glucose for their rapid reproduction, which may help the development of immunotherapy for cancer patients, a new study has revealed.   Researchers from CU Anschutz, along with colleagues from ...

Read More »

South Korea reports first MERS case in three years

South Korea reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in three years, health officials said Saturday.   A 61-year-old businessman was diagnosed with the highly contagious viral respiratory illness, according to officials at the Korea Centers for ...

Read More »

Scientists developing new blood test to screen for secondary heart attack

Researchers are developing a new blood test which could screen if a person is at risk of a secondary heart attack.   The Baker Institute’s head of metabolomics, Professor Peter Meikle and his team have identified plasma lipid biomarkers (fats ...

Read More »

New vaccine could soon treat acne

A cure for acne may have been found in the form of a vaccine, according to a team of scientists.   Acne is one of the most common skin conditions.  According to the NHS around 80 percent of people aged ...

Read More »

Diabetic children need comprehensive eye care services: Experts

Guests and experts at an event organised by Orbis International Bangladesh in the capital recently to share the learning of a project – A Comprehensive Model of Eye Care in Childhood Diabetes for Bangladesh. Experts have suggested engaging multiple stakeholders ...

Read More »