Zika Virus Can Be Linked To Alzheimer's Disease

Zika Virus Can Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease, Can Also Affect Adults

Research shows that the Zika virus does not concentrate on pregnant women alone. A recent study finds that it can also affect ordinary adults. Another major discovery was that the effect of this virus could also result in Alzheimer’s disease. In February 2016, the World Health Organisation has declared a Zika outbreak in the country. This mosquito-borne infection usually affects […]

Pregnancy-related deaths are on the rise in Texas

Pregnancy-related deaths are on the rise in Texas

A new study showed that maternal mortality rates in Texas doubled between 2011 and 2015. African-American women are the most affected group, accounting for 28.8% of deaths linked to pregnancy complications. The study released by Obstetrics & Gynecology found that between 2011 and 2015, 537 women had a pregnancy-related death in Texas, which is a major […]

Traditional diets

Traditional diets reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

A new study revealed that the risks of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are reduced if people consume traditional diets of countries such as India, Japan, and Nigeria. On the contrary, the consumption of meat, sweet and high-fat dairy products may increase the risks. About 42 million people worldwide have been diagnosed […]

Children allergic to food may develop asthma

Children allergic to food may develop asthma and rhinitis

A study conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute found that children with food allergies are more likely to be predisposed to suffer from asthma and rhinitis during childhood as well. The investigation, released on August 25, was published in BMC Pediatrics journal. The level of the risk is also linked to […]

Sleep Hormone Can Supress Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Sleep Hormone Can Supress Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

There have been several studies in the past saying that not getting enough sleep put women more at risk for cancer, and scientists may be able to explain that. A new study found that melatonin, a hormone produced in the brain, can suppress the growth and spread of cancer cells. According to UPI.com, melatonin is […]