Category Archives: Health News

Breast Cancer: Women Working in Night Shifts are at Greater Risk

Breast Cancer: Women Working in Night Shifts are at Greater Risk

May 29, 2012: The Danish researchers have found that the women who work for at least three night shifts for about six years or more were more likely to develop breast cancer than those who did not work at nights.

Space Drink by NASA reverses Signs of Ageing

Space Drink by NASA reverses Signs of Ageing

May 28, 2012: NASA has developed a ‘space drink’ in order to protect the astronauts from radiation. This space drink, however, also has the ability to reduce the wrinkles and reverse signs of ageing merely within four months, according to

Women are less informed about Post-Cancer Fertility

Women are less informed about Post-Cancer Fertility

May 26, 2012: A new study conducted by researchers of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has revealed that the young women are hardly informed that the cancer treatment could sometimes lead to infertility as compared to young men. The researchers

16 Month Old Baby Implanted With World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

16 Month Old Baby Implanted With World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

May 25, 2012: Italian doctors have implanted the world’s smallest artificial heart into a 16-month old baby boy in order to save his life and to keep him breathing until a heart donor is found for a transplant. The doctors

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

May 23, 2012: A medical reviewer of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the agency to approve the use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto from Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG for treating patients suffering from heart problem called as acute

A New Drug Dabrafenib Prolongs Life Of Brain Cancer Patient

A New Drug Dabrafenib Prolongs Life Of Brain Cancer Patient

May 19, 2012: Australian researchers have claimed that a new drug is capable of prolonging the life span of the patients suffering from one of the deadly form of brain cancer. Researchers from the Melanoma Institute Australia, University of Sydney

Breast Cancer: A Very Complicated Disease

Breast Cancer: A Very Complicated Disease

May 18, 2012: The researchers on Wednesday claimed that the breast cancer is a very complicated disease citing the findings of a new study of the protein-coding genes in 100 breast cancer tumours, which reveals vast differences amongst the cancers.

Guinness World Records: A 93 Year Old Woman Named the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

Guinness World Records: A 93 Year Old Woman Named the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

May 17, 2012: A 93-year old woman, Tao Porchon-Lynch has been honoured with the title of being the oldest yoga teacher of the world by Guinness World Records. She is a vibrant yoga instructor and dance competitor even at the

F.D.A. Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of Simple H.I.V. Home Test

F.D.A. Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of Simple H.I.V. Home Test

May 16, 2012: Giving themselves a simple and rapid test for the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causing AIDS may soon be possible for Americans, as a panel of the experts recommended the approval of the first rapid test for HIV on

Sperm Donation: Increasingly Gaining Popularity

Sperm Donation: Increasingly Gaining Popularity

Some years ago, the couples facing the issues in conceiving a child due to sterility in men or women hardly had options to reproduce their child and were also hesitant to opt for other third party reproduction methods. However, the