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Bone drug Bisphosphonates may be beneficial for knee Osteoarthritis patients: Study

Boston: A new study suggests that bisphosphonates which are the drugs that prevent the loss of bone density and used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases appear to be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common

COVID-19: No benefit of plasma therapy in reducing mortality risk, says AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria

New Delhi: Convalescent plasma therapy did not show benefit in reducing mortality risk among COVID-19 patients, according to an interim analysis of a randomised controlled trial done at AIIMS here to assess the efficacy of this mode of treatment. The therapy

Cigar smokers are smoking more amid COVID-19 pandemic concern: Survey

North Carolina (USA): An online survey involving nearly 800 cigar smokers found that majority of the people surveyed intended to quit smoking due to concerns about elevated health risks if they contracted COVID-19, more than twice as many reported they increased

Pregnancy, ovarian function are risk factors for coronary artery disease: Study

Ohio: A new study suggests the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) could be identified earlier by looking at reproductive risk factors. Study results were published in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). CAD is the most

Child sleep problems associated with impaired academic, psychosocial functioning

Pennsylvania: Irrespective of whether children have sleep problems since birth or not, a new study by researchers at Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has found that sleep disturbances at any age are associated with diminished well-being by the time the children

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have higher risk of heart disease

Sophia Antipolis [France]: Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease suggests a new study. The study has been published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology,

Glioblastoma: New drug targets for lethal brain cancer discovered

London: Researchers have discovered more than 200 genes with novel and known roles in glioblastoma – the most aggressive type of brain cancer that offer promising new drug targets. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Addenbrooke`s Hospital and their collaborators engineered

Most women treated for gynecologic cancers not at increased risk of death from COVID-19: Study

New York: Women receiving the standard treatment in New York City for ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers are not at increased risk of being hospitalised for — or dying from– COVID-19 due to their cancer, a new study shows. The researchers