- Sleeping pills are linked to blood pressure issues: See how
It is true that there are certain medications which lead to the rise of high blood pressure issues. Health experts say that people who sleep five hours or less a night may be at higher risk of developing high blood pressure. Therefore, they are prescribed to take sleeping pills on regular basis. But do you know, consumption of sleeping pills is also linked to blood pressure problems?World Autism Day 2019: Things you don't know about this disorder.
Its World Autism Awareness Day today. Every year on April 2, many organizations organize events to raise awareness about autism and collect money for research and support. The disease though common, very few people know about this disorder. Here, in this article we will discuss about autism, its signs and symptoms, treatment and prevention methods.NASA will pay you $19,000 if you stay in bed for two months
The US-based NASA and the European Space Agency will pay you $19,000 to lie in bed for two months. But before you get excited about the news be sure to know the condition of the challenge.What is Dementia, learn symptoms, cause and treatment
Quite often we see older people with strange behaviour, like imbalance in their emotions, personality change and other complexities which lead them to depend on others for basic daily activities. It is medical condition where person losses control over cognitive functioning such as thinking, remembering, reasoning and other behavioural abilities. This cognitive disorder is termed as Dementia. It is a common problem in people age 85 or as they live in their 90's. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia. Learn the cause of dementia, symptoms, early signs and treatmentMaternal stress can increase mood disorder risk in daughters: Study
Daughters born to women with high levels of cortisol -- a stress hormone -- during pregnancy could be at an increased risk of developing anxious and depressive-like behaviours by the age of two, a new study has reported.Risk-taking, antisocial teenagers more likely to die young: Study
Parents, please take note. A new study has found that adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers.Is migraine linked to ear disorders?
People with chronic migraines may be at an increased risk of developing tinnitus -- feeling of ringing in the ears -- and other inner ear disorders, than those without the severe headache condition, says a study. The researchers found that the risk of cochlear disorders, especially for tinnitus, was found to be significantly higher among patients with a history of migraines.Gene-editing technique may treat genetic disorder in womb
Good news! Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University for the first time used a gene editing technique to successfully treat a genetic condition in a mouse model. It has been estimated that every year, 8 million new born babies suffer from severe genetic disorders or birth defects. Genetic conditions are often detected during pregnancy using amniocentesis, but there are no treatment options to correct these genetic conditions before birth.Gaming habit is a mental health disorder, says WHO
Turns out that your video gaming activities can be classified as mental disorder. Yes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed digital and video gaming addiction in its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD). The World Health Organisation’s 11th edition of ICD covers 55,000 injuries, diseases and causes of death.Qutub Minar glows in red on World Haemophilia Day
Qutub Minar, the UNESCO heritage site in India is being illuminated with red light on World Haemophilia Day, today. The red light was turned on Monday night and will, again, be lit up on Tuesday night so as to commemorate the day which is dedicated to raise awareness about an inherited bleeding disorder called haemophilia.Top Stories