Insecticide responsible for deaths of 13 children in Bangladesh: study

WASHINGTON: Controversial insecticide endosulfan, which has been banned by more than 80 countries, was responsible for the deaths of 13 children in Bangladesh in 2012, a study found on Monday. All of the fatalities, caused by brain inflammation, were linked to exposure to lychee fruit and occurred within 20 hours of the symptoms surfacing, according More...

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By khabrain On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Shingles boosts risk of heart attack, stroke: study

MIAMI: People who develop shingles — a re-activation of the chicken pox virus which commonly affects older people — may face a ballooning risk of heart attack or stroke, South Korean researchers said. Their More...

By khabrain On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Brain cancer can be prevented with olive oil

ISLAMABAD: New research suggests that olive oil may also help to prevent brain cancer. The health benefits of olive oil are wide-ranging; studies have linked the fat to reduced risk of obesity and heart disease, More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients: study

Long-term, daily use of aspirin to prevent blood clots in very elderly patients leads to an increased risk of serious or fatal internal bleeding, researchers said Wednesday. Heartburn medication would allows people More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

For healthier arteries, eat more fruits and vegetables

NEW YORK: Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease, according to a study of more than 3.6 million individuals in the U.S. “We hope that studies like this can be an important More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

No vote on healthcare bill this week in U.S. House

WASHINGTON: U.S. House leaders have decided against holding a vote on a reworked healthcare system overhaul this week after failing to find the necessary support, congressional aides said on Thursday. White House More...

By khabrain On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Muslim prayer movements reduce back pain: study

ISLAMABAD: A recent study inferred that Islamic prayer practices, such as bowing and kneeling, can actually reduce pain in lower back if done regularly and according to the general principles. “One way to think More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Frozen lemons will help you get rid of diabetes, cancer, obesity

Aromatic and acidulous fruit, lemon is used in numerous health recipes because of its countless health benefits. Lemons are excellent for detoxification of the kidneys and the liver, however when juiced, the lemon More...

By khabrain On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Precautionary measures to avoid cold

RAWALPINDI: The medical practitioner in Benazir Bhutto Hospital Dr Aslam Chaudhry has advised to stay warm in order to avoid cold, flu, skin cracks and joint pains among other respiratory ailments. A few precautionary More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

‘Smoking causes cancer, other dangerous diseases’

HYDERABAD: The smoking causes over 50 kinds of cancer diseases as of spreading 4700 chemical substances from a smothered cigarette and if prompt action was not initiated, the death rate would be increased up to More...