Category: Health

Scientists, mosquitoes, detect, human sweat

Scientists discover how mosquitoes detect human sweat

Scientists have known for decades that mosquitoes are attracted to the lactic acid contained in human sweat, but in the era before advanced genetics, the precise...

Red meat, eating, small amounts, red, processed meats, death

Eating small amounts of red, processed meats may increase risk of early death

A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats — even in small amounts — may increase the risk of death from...

preterm babies

New studies confirm improved survival of extremely preterm babies

Survival rates of extremely preterm infants have improved by leaps and bounds since the 1980s, with US and Swedish studies published this week providing new data on the...

Millions, malnourished, Pakistan, abundance, food

Millions malnourished in Pakistan despite abundance of food

A frantic mother cradling her seven-month-old baby rushes towards the special paediatric ward in a desolate Pakistan town, his eyes are blank and he is smaller than most...

Tuberculosis, eradicated, 2045, experts

Tuberculosis can be eradicated by 2045: experts

The world can eradicate tuberculosis by 2045 if the fight against the killer disease is properly funded, an international team of experts said Wednesday. Warning of the...

Infertility, childhood cancer, survivors

New technique may overcome infertility in childhood cancer survivors

Men diagnosed with cancer have the option of freezing their sperm ahead of chemotherapy, which can render them infertile. But sperm freezing is not an option for...

Heart disease

Living alone does not appear to worsen heart disease

For people with well-controlled heart disease, living alone isn’t linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, a large study suggests. For five years,...

Short walk, lower risk, death, study

Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death: study

A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study of nearly 90,000 people...

Eggs, health, experts, warning, cardiovascular disease

Are eggs good for health? Experts have a warning for you

The debate over whether eggs are good for you is age-old: while a good source of protein, they also contain potentially harmful cholesterol.  Now, a new study —...

Pakistan, kidney diseases, SIUT

Pakistan 8th most vulnerable country to kidney diseases

Pakistan stands at eighth number worldwide for high prevalence of kidney diseases causing 20,000 deaths annually. This was stated by the experts at the Sindh Institute...