People Who Quit Smoking Before 40 Likely to Live Same as Non-Smokers: Study
Smokers who quit smoking before the age of 40 can expect to live almost as long as those who never smoked, a new report has said.
Women Sick with Covid Probably Less Interested in Sex: Study
Women, who have suffered from coronavirus, are interested less in sexual activity, a new study has discovered.
Nose Picking Habit May ‘Partially’ Signal Alzheimer’s Risk: Scientists
People who frequently pick their noses may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a review of dozens of published studies.
Study Discovers Neurons that Can Predict Human Speech Before You Say a Word
By using advanced brain recording techniques, a team of researchers has demonstrated how neurons in the human brain work together to allow people to think about what words they want to say and then produce them aloud through speech.
Study Shows How Sleeping Habits Impact Brain Health, Raise Stroke Risk
Getting either too much or too little sleep is associated with changes in the brain that have been shown to increase the risk of stroke and dementia later in life, according to a study.
Global Fungal Disease Deaths Doubled in a Decade: Study
The annual total of deaths from fungal disease worldwide has risen to 3.75 million, double the previous estimate, according to a global study.
JN.1 Covid Spread May Cause a Bigger Wave, Warn Global Experts
JN.1, the currently dominant and highly transmissible COVID-19 sub-variant, may result in a bigger wave than the previous ones, according to global experts.
Researchers Identify Over 200 New Genes Linked to Depression
More than 200 genes linked to depression have been newly identified, which may soon lead to treatments for the mental health condition suffered by thousands of people.
Bottled Water Contains Thousands of Previously Unknown Nanoplastics: Study
Bottled water contains tens of thousands of identifiable fragments as well as previously unknown nanoplastics in each container, posing significant health risks, finds a study.
Google to Shut ‘Important’ Tab in Files App Soon, Delete Documents
Google is planning to shut down the “Important” tab in the Files by Google app next month, and anything saved inside will be permanently deleted at that time.
JN.1 Now Responsible for 62% of COVID-19 Cases in US: CDC
The highly transmissible JN.1, from the lineage of Omicron, is the predominant COVID-19 variant, causing 62 percent of SAR-CoV-2 cases in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates.
Covid Wave Peaked in Singapore, But Patient Loads Remain High: Report
The fresh wave of COVID-19 has peaked in Singapore, even though patient loads remain high in the country, according to doctors.
Over 3,500 Americans Died Due to Long Covid-Related Illness: US CDC
Long Covid played a part in 3,544 deaths in the US from January 2020 till the end of June 2022, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Disrupted Sleep in 30s, 40s May Up Memory, Thinking Problems Later: Study
People who have more disrupted sleep in their 30s and 40s may be more likely to have memory and thinking problems a decade later, according to new research.
Omicron BA.5 More Deadlier Covid Variants, Flu: US CDC
Patients hospitalized with Omicron BA.5 are more likely to die than those with other COVID-19 variants or with flu, according to a new study led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Spinal Cord Stimulation Can Help Treat Depression: Study
Electrical stimulation of the spinal cord is feasible, well-tolerated, and can have therapeutic potential to treat depression, according to a pilot clinical trial.
Samsung Announces Medications Tracking Feature to Its Health App
Samsung has announced a new Medication tracking feature to its Health app that will help users manage their health more comprehensively.
Exercise May Boost Cognitive Function for People with Down Syndrome
Light, regular exercise can help improve the cognitive, as well as physical, health of adults with Down syndrome, suggested a study.
Cardiovascular Disease Remains Leading Cause of Death Globally: Study
Millions of lives are lost prematurely to cardiovascular disease (CVD) heart disease each year, according to a new report calling for urgent action for a heart-healthy world.
HIV Drug May Help Prevent Covid-19 Variants: Study
Researchers have said that an HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) drug could stop many coronavirus diseases, including the SARS-CoV-2 variants when given to infected cells at the right concentration.