Common Heart Drugs Cause Less Heart Damage Linked to Chemotherapy

For every ten patients with breast or haematological cancer treated with heart drugs, one case of cardiotoxicity could be avoided.‘Cardioprotective drugs when habitually prescribed in patients with cancer, could reduce…

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Depression Is Seen In Around one-third of Lung Cancer Patients

For many of these patients -- particularly those with severe symptoms -- depression occurs in a toxic blend of high levels of anxiety, traumatic stress, impaired day-to-day functioning and significant…

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Snow Blindness: Prevention and Treatment for Sunburned Eyes

Wrong. Sunburn is caused by excessive ultraviolet (UV) light exposure. The amount of the sun's UV light that reaches us is highest over the summer months, but is still present…

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Rural Women at Greater Risk of Life-threatening Pregnancy Complications

Maternal deaths and deliveries requiring emergency, life-saving treatment are increasing among both rural and urban residents, up from 109 to 152 per 10,000 childbirth hospitalizations, the new research finds. ‘Rural…

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Whole Fruits can Control Your Blood Pressure

University of Delaware researchers have some good news and some bad news that could help you in those critical, decisive moments.‘Beating high blood pressure with whole fruits: Eating whole fruits…

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High dose Brachytherapy Holds Promise in Treating Skin Cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) are the most common types of skin cancer, affecting 3 million Americans each year. Although they are highly curable and less…

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Bharat Biotech Launches New Rotavirus Vaccine to Prevent Diarrhea

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu launched the vaccine at a function in New Delhi. The first generation, rotavirus vaccine, Rotavac was developed under a public-private partnership with the Central government's…

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Ice Baths Aren’t Helpful for Repairing, Building Muscle Over Time

Successful athletes such as Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are known for using ice baths after exercise, however new research suggests that ice baths aren't helpful for repairing and building…

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Weight Loss Surgery may Up Colorectal Cancer Risk

Although colorectal cancer is associated with obesity, it is unclear if weight loss surgery impacts the incidence of these tumors. ‘The drastic weight loss that occurs with successful bariatric surgery…

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