Narcissists mellow with age, study suggests

Narcissists mellow with age, study suggests

Narcissistic people get more empathetic, generous and agreeable with age, according to new research into the personality trait. But although their unreasonably high sense of self-importance may mellow, they do not fully grow out of it, the study involving more than 37,000 people suggests. Those who were more narcissistic than their peers as children tended … Read more

Study stresses role of telemedicine in diabetes management

Study stresses role of telemedicine in diabetes management

A study conducted by Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Centre in Kerala and presented at the American Diabetes Association conference in Florida in the United States recently revealed compelling evidence supporting the efficacy of telemedicine in diabetes management, according to a press note. The study was conducted over six months with 360 participants. The key findings include … Read more

Telangana govt. to study housing schemes in different States ahead of Indiramma project launch  

Telangana govt. to study housing schemes in different States ahead of Indiramma project launch  

The State government has decided to study housing schemes for the poor and weaker sections under implementation in different States before taking up the Indiramma housing scheme here. Deputy Chief Minister (Finance and Energy) Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka has directed officials of the Housing department to visit different States in this regard and submit a comprehensive … Read more

‘Space hairdryer’ regenerates heart tissue in study

‘Space hairdryer’ regenerates heart tissue in study

2 hours ago By Jim Reed, @jim_reed, Health reporter, BBC News BBC Gentle shockwaves could regenerate the heart tissue of patients after bypass surgery, research suggests. A study of 63 people in Austria found those given the new treatment could walk further – and their hearts could pump more blood. “For the first time, we are seeing the … Read more

AI based blood test can predict Parkinson’s seven years before symptoms, finds study – ET HealthWorld

AI based blood test can predict Parkinson’s seven years before symptoms, finds study – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The findings of a new study has brought good news to a field of medical science which can benefit 10 million people across the globe. We are talking about Parkinson’s disease, the world’s fastest growing neurodegenerative disorder. The study has been published in Nature Communications. A team of researchers, led by scientists at … Read more

Women better at sport during period, study suggests

Women better at sport during period, study suggests

1 day ago Aurelia Foster,Health reporter, BBC News Getty Images Sports injuries could be linked with fluctuating hormones during the menstrual cycle, researchers say Sportswomen make fewer mistakes and have quicker reactions when they are on their period, a study suggests. Tests designed to mimic the mental processes involved in team sports assessed 241 women’s … Read more

Intuitive India announces study findings of RAPN, using da Vinci surgical system – ET HealthWorld

Intuitive India announces study findings of RAPN, using da Vinci surgical system – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Intuitive announced the findings of India’s largest collaborative and multi-institutional study on robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) using the da Vinci surgical system. In collaboration with 14 government and private centres across India, the study supports the use of robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) in surgery for renal masses. This retrospective study utilised data from 800 … Read more

Millions more middle-aged are obese, study suggests

Millions more middle-aged are obese, study suggests

The study is one of many which have suggested different cut-off points for BMI over the years. Yet it’s unlikely BMI will be ditched anytime soon – it’s certainly much cheaper than scanning people to quantify their body fat accurately. The researchers admit larger studies in other countries are needed to confirm the results. This … Read more