What Are Your Dental Implant Options For Replacing Missing Teeth

Parents have a responsibility to learn more about how to take care of their children teeth. You should start taking your child to the dentist when they start getting teeth. Your dentist can perform examinations and give you dental information. If you do not show your child the proper care, then he or she could…

Skin cancer deaths rising in men but static or even declining in women

Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the discrepancy between sexes are unclear but evidence suggests men are “less likely to protect themselves from the sun” or heed public…

The truth about whether masks and respirators protect us from Delhi’s air pollution

With face masks and respirators more visibly available than firecrackers in many upscale neighbourhood markets this winter, choosing the right one from a glut of options is becoming increasingly difficult. Do all respirators and masks protect against pollution? Which type would work best for me? Are expensive respirators substantially better than disposable, surgical masks? They do…

Breastfeeding may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Women, take note! Breastfeeding for six months or more could lower your risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) years later during mid-life. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Kaiser Permanente, is published in the Journal of Hepatology. “Breastfeeding and its benefits to the…

NIMR scientists develop 2 new medicines for drug-resistant Malaria

Scientists from the National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) in the city have developed two new drugs against drug-resistant Malaria that target a new protein not targeted by currently available drugs. The findings were published in the Nature group of journals, Scientific Report, this week. The drugs have been tested on mice with encouraging results,…

Taking leftover antibiotics is injurious to health, here’s why

We have all been there — taking leftover antibiotics to save a second trip to the doctor. However, a recent study has found that giving saved antibiotics to others — within and outside the family — fuels rising rates of antibiotic-resistant infections. The findings will be presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National…

Traumatic brain injuries may lead to long-term neurological, psychiatric disorders

Children who experience traumatic brain injuries are at increased risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders, a new study has revealed. The study will be presented at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children, and rates of injury have increased over…

Symptoms That Should Warrant A Visit To Your Neurologist

A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of disorders found in the spinal cord, brain and nerves. If you find you are suffering from one of the common symptoms below, you may need to set up an appointment with a local neurologist to get checked out. Finding a doctor you can feel…

Children exposed to violence may experience faster ageing: Study

A recent research found that those children who are exposed to violence such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse are more likely to experience faster biological ageing, including pubertal development and increased symptoms of depression. According to the IANS report, the study showed that in children who experienced early life violence, accelerated epigenetic ageing was associated with increased…