Mother’s diet while breastfeeding can protect newborns against food allergies, says study

Mother’s diet can protect newborns against food allergies

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine today indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. Conducted by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the study offers an explanation for how breastfeeding can promote tolerance to the foods that most often cause allergies. The study received support […]

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Just an hour of weekly walking can help reduce disability risk, finds study

You don’t need to walk 10,000 steps a day to improve lifespan, reveal researchers

Many people want to have a healthy life, but majority of them don’t have it, and the one reason is because of unhealthy daily routine they follow. Many people think walking 10,000 steps a day will keep them healthy and will increase their lifespan. But a new health study done by a group of researchers […]

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Can blue light from smartphones and laptops make you blind?

The rise of touchscreen devices comes with growing health concerns. People have been asking about the potential impact of long-term use of technologies like smartphones, tablets and laptops, particularly how they damage the eyes and brain. Some people link the blue light from such devices to eye problems, such as blindness. But to those asking […]

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Protein released from fat in after exercise plays vital role in improving health

After performing experiments in both humans and mice, the researchers found that exercise training causes dramatic changes to fat. Additionally, they discovered that this ‘trained’ fat releases factors into the bloodstream that can have positive effects on health. The study was published online February 11, 2019, in Nature Metabolism. It’s known that fat cells secrete […]

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Taking inspiration from tortoise shells, doctors develop pill to deliver insulin

A research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day. About the size of a blueberry, the capsule contains a small needle made of compressed insulin, which is […]

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Do you experience bleeding even after menopause? Get it checked immediately

That said, the study also reinforces the idea that postmenopausal bleeding should always be checked out by your doctor to rule out endometrial cancer, a cancer of the uterine lining, says Dr Ross Berkowitz, William H. Baker Professor of Gynecology at Harvard Medical School. This is because the study also found more than 90% of […]

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Indian doctor from Pune shows live uterus transplant surgery to the world

Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, who performed India’s first uterus transplant surgery, telecasted a live surgery to 60 doctors on Sunday, July 16 This is the first time the uterus transplant surgery has been telecasted live for doctors. The surgery was shown live in Italy. Doctors from Israel, Harvard Medical School – USA, and Russia had come […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Scientists develop pill to mimic bariatric surgery

A tablet has been developed which researchers believe replicates the weight loss benefits of having a gastric band fitted. A gastric band is a type of bariatric surgery for people who are very overweight. The procedure involves putting an adjustable ring around the top of a person’s stomach so it holds less food so the […]

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