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Mount Sinai researchers claim to have discovered new measures to predict risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.(ANI)

Study discovers new measures to predict risk of bowel diseases

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Mount Sinai researchers claim to have discovered new measures to predict risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)
The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Maryland [US]
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
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Go nuts for peanuts!(Shutterstock)
Go nuts for peanuts!(Shutterstock)

Peanuts can reduce your risk of breast cancer. Here are 5 other things this nut can do for you

By Shreya Gupta | HealthShots
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Moongfali is not only versatile and much cheaper than other nuts. But did you know that the benefits of peanuts also extend to your health?
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The link between diabetes and breast cancer.(Kantor Tegalsari from the Noun Project (via Creative Commons))
The link between diabetes and breast cancer.(Kantor Tegalsari from the Noun Project (via Creative Commons))

Diabetes can increase your mom’s risk of breast cancer after menopause

By Geetika Sachdev | HealthShots
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 09:59 AM IST
Diabetes is one of the most common conditions prevalent today, but not many know it increases the risk of breast cancer amongst women. Here’s why.
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Actor Deepika Singh Goyal is known for her debut TV show Diya Aur Baati Hum.
Actor Deepika Singh Goyal is known for her debut TV show Diya Aur Baati Hum.

Deepika Singh Goyal on resuming work: Won’t be taking the risk anytime soon, even if I do I’ll stay away from home while shooting

By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 06:56 PM IST
Actor Deepika Singh Goyal says though her mother and grandmother, who tested Covid positive have recovered, the entire family is now extra cautious.
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Look at the time frame you have for your goals and accordingly invest in the right kind of asset.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Look at the time frame you have for your goals and accordingly invest in the right kind of asset.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Risks are unavoidable. Let’s invest responsibly!

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Several factors could be looked at while deciding your risk profile—the most basic being your mental make-up and attitude to risk.
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Feminist advocacy groups are reporting an increase of incidents in broad daylight by aggressors who know their victims are unlikely to be able to summon help.(Unsplash)
Feminist advocacy groups are reporting an increase of incidents in broad daylight by aggressors who know their victims are unlikely to be able to summon help.(Unsplash)

Women face increased risk of sex attacks on France’s deserted streets

By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 07:11 AM IST
For many women venturing out during France’s coronavirus lockdown, the absence of crowds has made them easier targets for sexual assault and harassment, a threat that could increase as officials prepare to ease stay-at-home orders.
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The analysis, using a technic known as “text mining”, showed that the word “job” was frequently used in combination with the word “adjustment”.(Unsplash)
The analysis, using a technic known as “text mining”, showed that the word “job” was frequently used in combination with the word “adjustment”.(Unsplash)

Japan faces higher risk of job losses, data analysis shows

By Reuters | Tokyo
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Dai-ichi Life Research Institute conducted the analysis on the government’s March confidence survey, involving taxi drivers, hotel and restaurant staff - who are known as “economy watchers”.
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The RBI has requested major Indian banks to perform a preliminary analysis of the disclosed card details and tighten the security for debit and credit cards.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The RBI has requested major Indian banks to perform a preliminary analysis of the disclosed card details and tighten the security for debit and credit cards.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

1.3 million Indians at risk of debit and credit card fraud: Here’s how you can protect yourself with a Wallet Care Plan

PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2019 11:02 AM IST
With a Wallet Care Plan from Bajaj Finserv, you can get adequate coverage against debit card/ credit card fraud.
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They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)
They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)

More years in education linked to lower risk of alcohol dependence

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 03:42 PM IST
It may also reduce their risk of alcohol dependence, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry.
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The researchers said that their study shows that osteoarthritis increases the risk of social isolation.(Unsplash)
The researchers said that their study shows that osteoarthritis increases the risk of social isolation.(Unsplash)

Social isolation can increase risk of osteoarthritis. Here’s how

By Asian News International | Washington D.C.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 03:23 PM IST
As social isolation can worsen your health, the researchers suggested that older adults with arthritis perhaps could benefit from physical activity and participating in social activities.
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Taking a nap during daytime can not only refresh you but also lower the risk of heart attack or stroke if taken once or twice in a week.(Unsplash)
Taking a nap during daytime can not only refresh you but also lower the risk of heart attack or stroke if taken once or twice in a week.(Unsplash)

Daytime napping lowers risk of heart attack

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The impact of napping on heart health has been hotly contested since many of the published studies on the topic have failed to consider napping frequency.
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It has also been reported that insulin sensitivity and the functioning of special cells in the pancreas that secrete the hormone are better in taller people.(Shutterstock)
It has also been reported that insulin sensitivity and the functioning of special cells in the pancreas that secrete the hormone are better in taller people.(Shutterstock)

Shorter people run higher risk of diabetes

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 01:56 PM IST
The greater health risk in shorter individuals is likely linked to higher liver fat content, and a larger number of risk factors for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
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If infected blood remains on the needle or transfers to the pigment, the virus can be transferred to unwary people while they are inked.(Getty Images/iStock Photo)
If infected blood remains on the needle or transfers to the pigment, the virus can be transferred to unwary people while they are inked.(Getty Images/iStock Photo)

Unsterile tattooing can put you at risk of hepatitis C, cautions Ludhiana health dept

By Amarpal Singh | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:16 PM IST
A tattoo artist should use a new needle from a sealed and sterilised packet, and must always wear gloves while inking a customer.
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An individual’s premarital views about uncommitted sex, such as one-night stands or casual sex, may make it more difficult to remain blissfully married..(Unsplash)
An individual’s premarital views about uncommitted sex, such as one-night stands or casual sex, may make it more difficult to remain blissfully married..(Unsplash)

Views on casual sex may put your marriage at risk

By Indo Asian News Service | New York
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 09:07 AM IST
Marital satisfaction generally declines over time, but if prior to their marriage, one or both spouses hold generalised beliefs that uncommitted sex is OK, that can contribute to the failure of a marriage.
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Workers on strike at the Dehu road factory on Wednesday.(HT/PHOTO)
Workers on strike at the Dehu road factory on Wednesday.(HT/PHOTO)

Tools down at Pune’s 3 ordinance factories puts forces’ pyro ammunition stock at risk

By HT Correspondent. | Hindustan Times, Punw
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 04:24 PM IST
A total of 7,400 people are employed by the three Ordinance factories in Pune district, i.e. Ordinance factory, Dehu road, Khadki Ammunition factory and High Explosives factory, Khadki. As of August 20, all these ordinance employees began a month-long strike
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On Monday morning, after weeks of fervent speculation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in the Rajya Sabha, announced the Centre’s twin decisions, which will have far-reaching consequences(AFP)
On Monday morning, after weeks of fervent speculation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in the Rajya Sabha, announced the Centre’s twin decisions, which will have far-reaching consequences(AFP)

The BJP’s Kashmir move is bold, but has risks | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 04:52 AM IST
It will help integrate the state with the rest of India. But for this, the Centre must now reach out to Kashmiris
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Between a dollar-denominated loan and a rupee one, the difference is in who holds the risk of rupee depreciation(REUTERS)
Between a dollar-denominated loan and a rupee one, the difference is in who holds the risk of rupee depreciation(REUTERS)

Foreign borrowing carries risks, but can be managed |Opinion

By Ila Patnaik | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 07:00 PM IST
To do so, the government and RBI must stick to the FRBM Act and inflation-targeting frameworks
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Women participate in a walk for breast cancer awareness.(Unsplash)
Women participate in a walk for breast cancer awareness.(Unsplash)

New AI method predicts future risk of breast cancer

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Researchers have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman’s future risk of breast cancer.
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino during training(Action Images via Reuters)
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino during training(Action Images via Reuters)

Liverpool’s Firmino out of Barcelona visit, Salah at risk

By Reuters | Newcastle
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2019 10:01 AM IST
Klopp could also be without another key forward in Mohamed Salah after the Egyptian was carried off with a head injury in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Newcastle.
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The Sea Hero Quest game helped researchers understand dementia by seeing how the brain works in relation to spatial navigation.(Unsplash)
The Sea Hero Quest game helped researchers understand dementia by seeing how the brain works in relation to spatial navigation.(Unsplash)

Smartphone game can help detect Alzheimer’s risk

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 11:15 AM IST
According to a recent study, people are genetically at risk of developing Alzheimer’s and they can be distinguished from those who are not on specific levels of the Sea Hero Quest game.
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Biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment of scientific literature on the state of nature.(HT Photo)
Biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment of scientific literature on the state of nature.(HT Photo)

Million species at risk of wipeout: Draft UN study

By Agence France-Presse | Hindustan Times, Paris
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 02:12 AM IST
Indeed, biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment of scientific literature on the state of nature.
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The association between migraine and dry eye was found to be more among the elderly, particularly for women due to hormonal changes caused by pregnancy, the use of oral contraceptives and menopause, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)
The association between migraine and dry eye was found to be more among the elderly, particularly for women due to hormonal changes caused by pregnancy, the use of oral contraceptives and menopause, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)

Migraine raises risk of dry eyes

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The study showed that people with migraine had a 20% higher risk of having dry eye disease, the HealthDay reported.
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The Cauvery is subject to an intense range of anthropogenic impacts which act either independently or in combination to threaten the existence of fish populations and all aquatic flora and fauna, Adrian Pinder, a fisheries scientist, said.(Peter Dracup)
The Cauvery is subject to an intense range of anthropogenic impacts which act either independently or in combination to threaten the existence of fish populations and all aquatic flora and fauna, Adrian Pinder, a fisheries scientist, said.(Peter Dracup)

Fish in Cauvery face the risk of extinction

By Sibi Arasu | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 03:09 PM IST
Threat Fish at risk include various mahseer species found in the river.
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This study highlights a large number of genes which can be studied in more detail to work out how different people can have different body clocks.(Shutterstock)
This study highlights a large number of genes which can be studied in more detail to work out how different people can have different body clocks.(Shutterstock)

‘Morning persons’ at reduced risk of schizophrenia, depression

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Boston
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 09:23 AM IST
The study, led by the University of Exeter in the UK and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US highlights the key role of the retina in the eye in helping the body to keep time.
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Fire fighter rescues patients from ESIC hospital which caught fire at Marol, Andheri on December 17.(HT/PHOTO)
Fire fighter rescues patients from ESIC hospital which caught fire at Marol, Andheri on December 17.(HT/PHOTO)

Putting patients at risk: No fire safety audit conducted in Pune hospitals in five years

By Nozia Sayyed | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 03:00 PM IST
Healthcare institutions in the city are far behind when it comes to implementing fire safety norms set by the fire department
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Herbal mixes, pills given by quacks to pregnant women.(HT photo)
Herbal mixes, pills given by quacks to pregnant women.(HT photo)

Pills, male calf, no females: Things women in Haryana do to beget a son

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 12:08 PM IST
Poison pills: Expectant mothers desperate for sons are willingly consuming deadly cocktails of herbs given by quacks promising to change the sex of the foetus
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The study will help save lives and also keep vulnerable people aware about their health status and motivate them to go for preventive lifestyle to live disease free.(Representative image)
The study will help save lives and also keep vulnerable people aware about their health status and motivate them to go for preventive lifestyle to live disease free.(Representative image)

Study to help calculate risk of heart diseases

By Gaurav Saigal | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2018 12:58 PM IST
For the first time in India, a cross-sectional study will soon help calculate the risk of heart diseases among Indian population.
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The stretch between Sector 10 and Hero Honda Chowk, near the entry gate of Sector 10A, has been rendered virtually impossible for commuters to navigate.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
The stretch between Sector 10 and Hero Honda Chowk, near the entry gate of Sector 10A, has been rendered virtually impossible for commuters to navigate.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Open drains, potholes put lives of pedestrians and motorists at risk

By Kartik Kumar & Anurit Kanti | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 03:41 AM IST
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority maintains that they are responsible only for the upkeep of “master drains”. And the passing of the buck continues.
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Director Omung Kumar is happy that the audience still enjoy watching Mary Kom.
Director Omung Kumar is happy that the audience still enjoy watching Mary Kom.

As Mary Kom completes four years, Omung Kumar says it was an aspiring film that involved a lot of risk

By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Filmmaker Omung Kumar shares interesting behind the scene anecdotes from the biopic on boxer Mary Kom that he made in 2014. He also talks about what made him cast Priyanka Chopra in the lead role.
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