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World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through the body. High blood pressure or hypertension is the constant pumping of blood through blood [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, a new study has warned. Researchers from Sax Institute in Australia investigated the links between education and cardiovascular disease events – such as a heart attack or stroke – by [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

For treating persistent pain after a car crash, prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) are no more effective than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, a new study finds. “You’d think there would be a wealth of studies comparing our ‘go-to’ pain meds, but there just aren’t,” said study lead author Dr. Francesca Beaudoin. [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

Why This Father-Daughter Duo Left Norway To Study International Business Together At Hult

Why This Father-Daughter Duo Left Norway To Study International Business Together At Hult

For most students, going to business school with your father sounds like a terrible idea. But for Malene Eiksund, the experience opened new doors. While her classmates looked for part-time employment, she networked with senior execs. Malene relocated to Hult International Business School’s undergraduate campus in London, as her father, Ole, entered his second year [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Why This Father-Daughter Duo Left Norway To Study International Business Together At Hult

Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

An Australian-first study conducted by Monash University has found that from 2003-2013 nearly five deaths per 1000 employed Australian health care professionals were caused by drugs, with a significant association between specific professions and drug type. These deaths were more likely to involve females in their mid-40s, with a mental health condition, professional and/or personal [...]

November 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

An Australian-first study conducted by Monash University has found that from 2003-2013 nearly five deaths per 1000 employed Australian health care professionals were caused by drugs, with a significant association between specific professions and drug type. These deaths were more likely to involve females in their mid-40s, with a mental health condition, professional and/or personal [...]

November 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study reveals new insights into drug-caused deaths among health care professionals

Study links first kidney stone event with chronic kidney disease

Study links first kidney stone event with chronic kidney disease

– Mayo Clinic scientists have connected first-time kidney stone formations with chronic kidney disease in a new study. Chronic kidney disease is characterized by a progressive loss in kidney function, reducing the body’s ability to clear waste. Symptoms include nerve damage, high blood pressure, anemia and weak bones. The National Kidney Foundation estimates the disease [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study links first kidney stone event with chronic kidney disease

Study links autism to mitochondrial DNA

Study links autism to mitochondrial DNA

A new study conducted by Cornell University researchers confirms the link between some forms of autism and defects in mitochondrial DNA. The study builds on previous scholarship linking mitochondrial functions with autism spectrum disorder by providing a larger sample size. Researchers compared mitochondrial DNA, or mtDNA, samples of autistic children from 903 families with their [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study links autism to mitochondrial DNA

Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City have uncovered a potential method for slowing skin fibrosis for patients with scleroderma. Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammation in fibrotic tissue below the skin. The disease can also affect the lungs, blood vessels, and other organs in the body. Treatment [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

Male and female brains regulate social behavior differently: Study

Male and female brains regulate social behavior differently: Study

There are chemical differences in how male and female brains regulate aggression in response to stress, Georgia State University scientists suggest. In a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a research team found that male and female brains process serotonin and arginine-vasopressin, or AVP, in opposite ways to influence [...]

November 2, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Male and female brains regulate social behavior differently: Study

Get set, study! Indian states to be ranked on educational performance

Get set, study! Indian states to be ranked on educational performance

Soon, the government will rank all Indian states on the basis of their performance in education. The ranking parameters will include quality of school infrastructure, learning and research outcomes, innovation and much more. The whole idea behind this is to introduce a spirit of competition among states and push them to improve the quality of [...]

October 18, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Get set, study! Indian states to be ranked on educational performance

This app might help treat your incontinence, study says

This app might help treat your incontinence, study says

Do you pee a little when you laugh, or sneeze? It turns out there’s a good app for that. Stress incontinence develops when your urinary sphincter (which controls the release of urine) and your pelvic floor muscles (which support your bladder) become weak. In women, the most common cause is nerve and tissue damage from [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on This app might help treat your incontinence, study says