Swiss-led research team identifies new life-expectancy markers

Geneva--A Swiss-led team conducting research on life expectancy said on Thursday it had identified the largest-ever number of genetic markers that are almost entirely...

Unhealthy Gains: Older, heavier, more at risk

By Amy Roeder Harvard Chan School Communications Cumulative weight gain over the course of early and middle adulthood may increase health risks later in life, according...

Satisfaction with Medicaid expansion

BOSTON--Enrollees in Medicaid reported in a nationwide survey that they’re largely satisfied with the health care they receive under the program, according to researchers...

First West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquitoes of the Season Detected in Boston

BOSTON - The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) announced that a mosquito pool in Roslindale has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Although...

How light hits migraine sufferers?

By Emily Barrett Harvard Gazette and Harvard Medical School BOSTON--People experiencing migraines often avoid light and find relief in darkness. A new study led by researchers...

Childhood depression ups risk of adult addictions

London--Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study. Based...

Rising threat: Death by fentanyl

By Colleen Walsh Harvard Staff Writer/Harvard Gazette As the opioid crisis rages across the United States, people suffering from addiction as well as the first responders,...

Novel drug may provide hope for blood cancer patients

New York--A team led by an Indian-origin researcher, has discovered a new drug that could alone or combined with chemotherapy provide better treatment for...

Women and Heart Disease: The Real Story

MISSION VIEJO--Until the mid-1980s, heart attacks mostly happened to men. Today, while more women than men die from heart disease, many are still unaware...

MIT Student Shriya Srinivasan: New technique to make prosthetic limbs feel more natural

CAMBRIDGE, MA-- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers, including one of Indian origin, have devised a new surgical technique that could allow prosthetic limbs...

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Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious activity by Trump, Kushner

New York--Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and his...

Exit polls predict Congress will improve but not impressively

New Delhi-- Exit polls released on Sunday predicted that the Congress will improve from its lowest tally of 44 seats it won in 2014 but...

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New Delhi--The poll of polls of exit polls done by NDTV predicted 302 seats for the BJP-led NDA, 122 for the Congress-led UPA and...
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