How asthma may affect your chances of pregnancy

Sydney, Feb 16 Certain asthma medication, especially the “quick-acting” relievers, may affect women’s ability to conceive, warns a new study.

The study of more than 5,600 women showed that asthma patients who only use these short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women…

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Google AI shows how eyes could reveal heart attack risk

San Francisco, Feb 20 Knowing the risk of a heart attack or a stroke could soon become as simple as an eye test as researchers at Google and its health-tech arm Verily have found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) could help identify signals of heart diseases…

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Sleep problems in menopause linked to hot flashes, depression

Washington, Feb 20  A study of middle-aged women by the University of Illinois (UI) found that sleep problems vary across the stages of menopause, yet are consistently correlated with hot flashes and depression.

The UI researchers used data from the Midlife Women’s Health Study, which followed 776 women…

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Parrikar can be sent to US, if need be: Goa Deputy Speaker

Panaji, Feb 19 :  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is being treated at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital for a pancreas-related ailment, can be shifted to the US for further treatment, “if need be”, Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Monday.

“We want him. We will do…

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Heart surgery in infants may cause deafness

New York, Feb 17 Children who have undergone heart surgery as infants may risk hearing loss by the age of four, in addition to poor language skills and cognitive problems, researchers have found.

Researchers discovered that around 21 per cent of 348 pre-schoolers, who had survived cardiac surgery, suffered…

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