Male sex hormones may help treat breast cancer

Sydney: Researchers have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens, commonly thought of as male sex hormones but also found at lower levels in women, in breast cancer treatment. In contrast, androgen receptor inhibitors had no effect In normal breast development, estrogen stimulates and androgen inhibits growth at puberty and throughout More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, December 12th, 2020

Researchers find 5 key genes linked to severe Covid-19

London: Potential treatments for Covid -19 have been identified after the discovery of five genes associated with the most severe form of the disease, say researches. A boost in the activity of the gene INFAR2 is More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 7th, 2020

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

London: The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk of having another heart attack. The degree of endothelial More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Most lungs recover well in 3 months after Covid

London: Researchers have revealed that lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from Covid-19 shows good recovery in three months in most cases. The patients were examined by CT scan, a lung functional test More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk

London: Taking birth control pills may cut the risk of severe bouts of asthma in women of reproductive age with the respiratory condition, say researchers. It’s still not clear how synthetic sex hormones might More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

People with eye disease, diabetes at 5-fold risk of severe Covid-19

London: Researchers have revealed that people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised with Covid-19. This is the first time that retinopathy has been More...

By Agencies On Monday, November 23rd, 2020

People above 45 at more risk of STIs

London: Researchers have found that people above 45s are at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than ever before because of society’s unwillingness to talk about middle-aged More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 20th, 2020

Eating mangoes reduces women’s facial wrinkles

New York: Researchers have found that eating Ataulfo mangoes, also known as honey or Champagne mangoes, may reduce facial wrinkles in older women with fairer skin. Facial wrinkles were evaluated using a high-resolution More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Masks don’t impair lung function during exercise

New York: While a face mask might feel uncomfortable, researchers have said that they do not significantly change the actual work of breathing or the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide when worn while exercising. For More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Night shift workers at high risk of severe asthma

London: In a major study, researchers have revealed that shift workers, especially those working permanently in the night rotation, may be at heightened risk of moderate to severe asthma. Night shift workers are More...

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