Research

Scientists develop scanning technique to check cancer drugs effectiveness

A team of scientists have said that they have developed a new scanning technique that might allow them to determine the effectiveness of cancer drugs in a faster way.

The scientists said that they believe that the new scanning technique will allow early indication of the effectiveness of the drugs and allows doctors to provide more effective treatment. They said that the doctors using the technique will be able to quickly match the most effective treatment for each individual.

Scientists identify genes responsible for stroke and dementia

A team of scientists in the United States have said that they have been able to identify a new set of genes that may be responsible for stroke and dementia.

The team of researchers identified a new gene called FOXF2 that are responsible for increasing the risk of having a stroke because of small vessel disease in the brain. The small vessel disease causes stroke and is also a key contributor to the risk of dementia. The disease is also linked to the gait problems and depression in persons.

Heartbeats affect human wisdom, new study

According to a new research study, the heartbeat fluctuations of a person have an impact on their wisdom. The researchers said that the heart rate variation and thinking process work together and enable wise reasoning relating to several complex issues.

Study finds decline in cardiovascular disease in the United States

Study finds decline in cardiovascular disease in the United StatesA new research study has claimed that the cardiovascular disease has been gradually declining in most parts of the United States.

Half of all women in UK feel out of breath running for a bus, study

Half of all women in UK feel out of breath running for a bus, studyAccording to a new survey, almost half of all women in the United Kingdom said they feel out of breath when running for a bus.

More people are obese than underweight globally, study

According to a major global study, a higher number of people are now identified as obese compared to those who are classified as underweight.

The study led by scientists from Imperial College London compared the body mass index (BMI) among almost 20 million adult men and women from 1975 to 2014. The study concluded that there are more overweight people than there are undernourished people. The study found that the obesity in men has tripled and doubled in women across the world.

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