Disease


Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease and Type-2 diabetes are so closely related that drugs currently used to control glucose levels in diabetes...

Jun 22 2016, 5:11am CDT

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Scientists have identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to cardiovascular disease as we...

Jun 12 2016, 9:37am CDT

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

London, June 11 (IANS) A groundbreaking IVF-based technique that reduces the risk of debilitating genetic disorders from being...

Jun 12 2016, 12:27am CDT

Autism not just a Disease of the Brain: Study

Autism Is Not Just A Disease Of The Brain: Study

Autism, which significantly impairs an individual's ability to communicate as well as interact socially, has also been found to...

Jun 10 2016, 4:26am CDT

Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed

Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed

New York, June 9 (IANS) Researchers have developed a blood test that leverages the body's immune response system to detect an e...

Jun 9 2016, 1:09pm CDT

Shift Workers are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study

Shift Workers are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study

Lake of sleep and disturbed sleep cycle increases the heart disease risk....

Jun 7 2016, 7:01am CDT

Women With Migraines are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Women With Migraines are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Studies have found that females suffering from migraine headaches are prone to CV disease and sudden death....

Jun 1 2016, 10:18am CDT

Common Antimicrobial Agent Found to Cause Heart Disease

Common Antimicrobial Agent Found to Cause Heart Disease

An antimicrobial agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and even toothpaste can rapidly disrupt...

May 22 2016, 5:18am CDT

Exercise at Any Age Could Keep Alzheimer's Disease Away

Exercise at Any Age Could Keep Alzheimer's Disease Away

Regular exercise at any age could keep the mind young and help you stave off Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.People wit...

May 17 2016, 5:39am CDT

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

A drug that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease, says a study co-authored by an Indian-...

May 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

Hepatitis C is the Deadliest Disease in US Today

Hepatitis C is the Deadliest Disease in US Today

The disease known as hepatitis C is the newest and deadliest medical scourge to hit America....

May 5 2016, 8:42am CDT

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

New research, which involved twin pairs, reveals that inflammatory skin disease is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes....

May 1 2016, 9:40pm CDT

Lonely People More Likely to Get Heart Diseas

Lonely People More Likely to Get Heart Disease

Lonely people who are isolated from family, friends, or romantic relationships are more likely to get heart disease and have a...

Apr 19 2016, 8:35pm CDT

Parasitic Worms May Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Parasitic Worms May Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The latest studies show that if you have bowel or stomach disease, swallowing worm-like parasites may ease your gut problems....

Apr 15 2016, 6:42am CDT

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Study questions health value of switching from butter to vegetable oil....

Apr 13 2016, 11:38am CDT

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

New York, April 9 (IANS) A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has identified key inflammatory mechanism...

Apr 9 2016, 4:30am CDT

Age, gender linked to peripheral vascular disease risk

Age, gender linked to peripheral vascular disease risk

New York, April 4 (IANS) A person's age and gender can affect the prevalence of certain types of peripheral vascular diseases (...

Apr 4 2016, 8:52pm CDT

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

The benefits of red raspberries are to be mentioned in the upcoming Experimental Biology conference which will take place in Sa...

Apr 4 2016, 4:55am CDT

Waist Size Predicts Heart Disease Better than Weight, Says Study

Waist Size Predicts Heart Disease Better than Weight, Says Study

Abdominal obesity is more harmful to heart function than fat in other parts of the body....

Apr 4 2016, 3:52am CDT

Long Term Antibiotic Treatment Proved Ineffective against Lyme Disease: Study

Long Term Antibiotic Treatment Proved Ineffective against Lyme Disease: Study

People with persistent symptoms related to Lyme disease are unlikely to find relief from long term antibiotic treatment....

Apr 3 2016, 4:10am CDT

White-Nose Bat Disease Hits Washington

White-Nose Disease Threatens Washington Bats

A rare illness that causes deaths in bats is spreading fast in Washington State....

Apr 1 2016, 8:16am CDT

Mammograms Could Help Diagnose Heart Disease Too

Mammograms Could Help Diagnose Heart Disease Too

It has been found that mammograms could aid in the proper diagnosis of cardiac disease in female patients....

Mar 26 2016, 5:25am CDT

Sunbathing May Decrease Heart Disease Risk Amidst Heightened Skin Cancer Risk

Sunbathing May Decrease Heart Disease Risk Amidst Heightened Skin Cancer Risk

Researchers have found that active sun exposure habits is linked to decrease in heart disease and noncancer/non-heart disease d...

Mar 25 2016, 2:21am CDT

Heart Disease Deaths Decline in US

Heart Disease Deaths Decline in US

It has been said that mortality due to cardiac arrests is on the decline with a few exceptions....

Mar 22 2016, 7:55am CDT

Better Verbal Memory in Women Than Men in Alzheimer’s Disease

Better Verbal Memory in Women Than Men in Alzheimer’s Disease

It has been found that female Alzheimer’s patients may retain verbal capabilities for a longer period than males with the same...

Mar 17 2016, 5:32am CDT

Mindful Eating May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes and CV Disease

Mindful Eating May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes and CV Disease

It has been postulated that mindful eating may prevent type 2 diabetes and CV disease. It is in fact the last strategy left beh...

Mar 9 2016, 6:48am CST

Hair Loss: Two Drugs Approved For Blood Disease and Arthritis Spur Massive Hair Growth in Mice

Hair Loss: Two Drugs Approved For Blood Disease and Arthritis Spur Massive Hair Growth in Mice

Drugs ruxolitinib and tofacitinib have interesting side effects for hair loss research....

Mar 2 2016, 12:42am CST

Scientists Find New Lyme Disease Bacteria

Borrelia Mayonii: New Lyme Disease Causing Bacteria Discovered

Scientists have found a novel Lyme disease bacteria species....

Feb 9 2016, 6:11am CST

Tall People Have Lower Risks of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes, but Higher Cancers

Tall People Have Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes, but Higher Cancer Risks

A new study titled “Divergent Associations Of Height With Cardiometabolic Disease And Cancer: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, An...

Feb 3 2016, 12:14pm CST

Algae Toxin may Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Algae Toxin may Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have found that the environmental toxin BMAA can lead to neurodegenerative disease....

Jan 25 2016, 12:02am CST

Slow Heart Rate Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Slow Heart Rate Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Disease and Death

It has been found that a slower heart rate does not necessarily cause cardiac arrest in patients....

Jan 20 2016, 8:40am CST

Lyme disease blacklegged tick

Blacklegged Tick, Causative Agent for Lyme disease, Now in All US States

The Lyme disease-causing vector, blacklegged ticks, are now in all US states and in half of all US counties according to a repo...

Jan 18 2016, 1:00pm CST

Sugar-sweetened beverages

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked To Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes

A new study in the journal Circulation, published by the American Heart Association, has linked the daily consumption of sugar-...

Jan 12 2016, 6:49am CST

Heartburn Pills May Lead to Kidney Disease, Says Study

Heartburn Pills May Lead to Kidney Disease, Says Study

People using popular drugs known as proton pump inhibitors are found to have high risk of kidney disease....

Jan 12 2016, 5:21am CST

Winter Vomiting Disease is Spreading Across US

Winter Vomiting Disease is Spreading Across the US

Winter vomiting disease or norovirus is on the rise in the United States....

Dec 26 2015, 10:53pm CST

Gum Disease Increases the Risk of Breast Cancer

Gum Disease Increases the Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers have found a link between gum disease and breast cancer. The risk increses if woman had the history of smoking as w...

Dec 21 2015, 10:39pm CST

Stress Increases Risk for Pre-Alzheimer’s Condition in Elderly

Stress may Trigger Alzheimer's Disease in the Elderly

New study finds a connection between chronic stress and mild cognitive impairment....

Dec 13 2015, 8:41pm CST

400-Year-Old Embalmed Hearts Found Infected with Disease

400-Year-Old Embalmed Hearts Found Infected with Disease

Certain imaging techniques have yielded data regarding cardiac problems in long-since buried people at an archaeological site....

Dec 3 2015, 6:24am CST

Understanding Synaptic Degradation May Lead to New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Understanding Synaptic Degradation May Lead to New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers from UNSW have identified the mechanism by which connects between brain cells are destroyed in early stages of Alzh...

Nov 29 2015, 8:47am CST

Sleeping in on Weekends May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease

Sleeping in on Weekends May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh claim regular shifts in sleep lead to long term health problems....

Nov 21 2015, 11:18am CST