Novel microscope can non-invasively diagnose, treat diseases: Study

Developments of a miniature version of the telescope that could be used to perform microscopic examinations and treatment during endoscopy are also underway, researchers said. (Representative image by Getty Images) Scientists have developed a specialised microscope that has the potential to diagnose diseases like skin cancer as well as perform precise surgery without making any … Read more Novel microscope can non-invasively diagnose, treat diseases: Study

Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Studies in patients have shown that depression is linked to changes in how the person processes information particularly emotional information. (Representative photo by iStock / Getty Images Plus) Facing adversities in early life may put people at the risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder, a study has found. The … Read more Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests

Even marathon participants can’t outrun an unhealthy lifestyle, according to a new study highlighted by The New York Times. For years, expert opinion has been mixed on whether long-distance running helps or hurts hearts. In the 1970s, research suggested that marathon running and a heart-healthy diet would completely prevent atherosclerosis (a buildup of harmful plaque in the arteries). … Read more Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests

Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study

People who do not smoke, consume alcohol moderately and maintain a healthy weight may live up to seven years longer than the general population, and spend most of these extra years in good health, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Health Affairs, showed that people who refrain from engaging in risky health behaviours have a longer life than the … Read more Healthy lifestyle increases lifespan by 7 years: Study