Now use artificial intelligence to detect diabetic retinopathy

December 17, 2018

Google has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model that can detect diabetic retinopathy with a level of accuracy on par with human retinal specialists, the technology giant said. Google is working on “rolling out this diabetic retinopathy initiative in clinics in India with Verily” — an Alphabet-owned company which works on life sciences research and development, Kent Walker, SVP of […]

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4 dangerous alcoholic drinks you must avoid

December 17, 2018

Whenever it’s any festival or occasions like birthday, anniversary, or success party, alcoholic drinks are a must. Generally during these times, people drink with such a passion that there will be no tomorrow. However, you must know that there are few alcoholic drinks that have been rated as dangerous by the researchers. Here we tell you about those […]

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Evening walk may not create sleep issues as previously thought

December 17, 2018

Engaging in moderate physical activity including walking, cycling or jogging in the evening does not cause sleep problems, suggest researchers. The research challenges previous studies that suggested that sleep quality can be improved by avoiding exercise in the evening. The findings showed that doing exercise for four hours before going to bed does not have a negative effect on sleep. However, […]

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Protein to combat Ebola discovered in humans, find researchers

December 17, 2018

Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps in fighting the Ebola virus. In the study, the team from Northwestern University used mass spectrometry — a technique that identifies specific elements in a sample by mass — to search for interactions between human proteins and Ebola virus proteins. They found strong evidence for an interaction between the Ebola virus protein […]

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Bottling up your emotions can affect your immunity, says study

December 17, 2018

Teenagers who tend to suppress their emotions or stress can significantly impact their health which can affect their immunity levels later, according to a new study. The study, by the University of Pennsylvania in the US, explored whether the strategies adolescents used to deal with chronic stress caused by families including cognitive reappraisal — trying to think of the stressor […]

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Motor neuron disease symptoms may ease after taking this cannabis-based drug, finds study

December 17, 2018

<img src="https://st1.thehealthsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Motor-neuron-disease-655×353.jpg" alt="Motor neuron disease” /> A cannabis-based drug may help ease muscle movement for people suffering from motor neuron disease, the results of a clinical trial have shown. The study, published in The Lancet Neurology journal, showed that chemical compounds — delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol THC and cannabidiol (THC-CBD) — derived from the cannabis sativa plant given as an add-on treatment […]

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Inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk of prostate cancer, claims study

December 8, 2018

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 8 (ANI): Inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk of prostate cancer by four-to-five times, according to a study. The findings appear in the journal European Urology. The 20-year study from Northwestern Medicine is the first report to show men with inflammatory bowel disease have higher than average PSA (prostate-specific antigen) values, and this […]

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Researchers: Over 6,000 antibiotic resistance genes in gut bacteria identified

December 5, 2018

Researchers have identified over 6,000 antibiotic resistance genes found in bacteriathat inhabit the human gut, which is home to trillions of micro-organisms, mainly bacteria. “Most gut bacteria live in a harmless relationship with the human host. However, the gut is also home to bacteria that can cause infections in hospitalized patients,” said one of the researchers Willem van […]

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‘Night owls’ at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, claims study

December 5, 2018

If you are a night owl or prefer sleeping late at night and are having trouble waking up early, then you are at a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and Type-2 diabetes than early risers. The study showed that people with an evening preference were 2.5 times more likely to have Type-2 diabetes compared to those who are morning […]

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First open-heart surgery in UP under Ayushman Bharat project

December 5, 2018

The first open heart surgery in Uttar Pradesh under the ambitious Ayushman Bharat project has been performed here on Saturday. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Agra district, Mukesh Vats said Devendra, 50, from Mainpuri, was the first beneficiary of the project. He was operated in the Pushpanjali Hospital by a team of doctors including Atul Gupta and […]

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