Publish on: November 30, 2020

Boston (Massachusetts) [US]: While many adolescents consider going for weight loss surgeries, researchers have found one of the surgery’s common side effects noticed on them. They found that common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones. “Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increased […]

Publish on: November 29, 2020

Tokyo [Japan]: Research-based on 5,425 citizens’ responses to a questionnaire survey has illuminated that obesity causes are linked to various factors in addition to the individual’s current socio-economic circumstances, including childhood experiences, particularly those of abuse. The study was carried out by Project Professor TAMORI Yoshikazu (Division of Creative Health Promotion) et al.’s research group […]

Publish on: November 27, 2020

Washington [US]: Advanced imaging with CT shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs from breathing in dangerous concentrations of pollutants and bacterial toxins, according to a study. The study has been presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North […]

Publish on: November 24, 2020

London [UK]: People with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised with COVID-19, suggest the findings of a new study. The study, published today in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice by King’s College London, identified for the first time the risk associated with diabetic retinopathy and COVID-19. Diabetic […]

Publish on: November 23, 2020

Tokyo [Japan]: While staying close to nature can lead to many health benefits, a recent study has highlighted another advantage of the same. As per a new study, nature around one’s home may help mitigate some of the negative mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new study was published in the journal Ecological […]

Publish on: November 22, 2020

Helsinki [Finland]: In recent research, the University of Helsinki, Aarhus University and the University of Manchester have studied to fathom out the link between the risk of children developing mental disorders and socio-economic position of parents. According to research data, the project employed a cohort of roughly one million Danish children born between 1980 and […]

Publish on: November 21, 2020

Washington [US]: Scientists at Scripps Research have moved closer to attaining a triumph over HIV research with a new vaccine approach that would anticipate engineered immune cells from the patient’s body. According to Science Daily, this week, scientists engaged in finding the solution to the virus which continues to infect millions around the world got […]

Publish on: November 19, 2020

Washington [US]: In a controlled study of smokers, nonsmokers, and e-cigarette users, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that e-cigarette users exhibited significantly altered immune responses to a model of influenza virus infection, suggesting increased susceptibility to disease. The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, show […]

Publish on: November 18, 2020

Washington [US]: For the first time, medication has impacted heart muscle thickness and function for patients with the most common inherited heart condition, rather than simply addressing their symptoms. “This is the first study to show a favourable impact of a medication on cardiac structure and function in any form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,” said Sara […]

Publish on: November 12, 2020

Birmingham [UK]: Routine testing patients for COVID-19 before major surgery could reduce the risk of respiratory complications and save lives, a new study revealed. Researchers working together around the world found that using a nasal swab test to confirm that asymptomatic patient was not infected with SARS-CoV-2 was associated with a lower rate of postoperative […]

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