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  • Novel Process Aims to Speed Up Testing of New Clinical Drugs By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    NOVEL PROCESS AIMS TO SPEED UP TESTING OF NEW CLINICAL DRUGS

    Building new platforms for the testing and development of new drugs for safety and efficacy is more predictable for human physiology.

    Drugs
  • New Model To Uncover True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    NEW MODEL TO UNCOVER TRUE HIV MORTALITY RATES IN ZAMBIA

    A new study that seeks to ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance...

  • Pregnant Women Exposed to Less Nicotine After Smoking Ban By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    PREGNANT WOMEN EXPOSED TO LESS NICOTINE AFTER SMOKING BAN

    Smoking during pregnancy affects your baby's health before, during, and after your baby is born. Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Baby
  • Developing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes That are Safer By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    DEVELOPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF HAIR DYES THAT ARE SAFER

    As a resource for developing a new generation of hair color, researchers have created the largest publicly available chemical database...

    Hair
  • Veganism is the Latest Hottest Trend in Israel By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    VEGANISM IS THE LATEST HOTTEST TREND IN ISRAEL

    Vegan food is everywhere. Every restaurant has a vegan option. Veganism is the latest hottest trend in Israel right now and has been...

    Food
  • Preterm Birth Associated With Poor Language Development By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    PRETERM BIRTH ASSOCIATED WITH POOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

    Among preterm infants, altered development of a part of the auditory cortex is associated with poorer language skills in early childhood.

  • Measles Outbreak Kills 58 Children in Indonesia By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    MEASLES OUTBREAK KILLS 58 CHILDREN IN INDONESIA

    Indonesian authorities are struggling to contain a month-long outbreak of measles in easternmost Papua province.

  • Breastfeeding for 6 Months or More can Reduce Risk of Diabetes by Half By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    BREASTFEEDING FOR 6 MONTHS OR MORE CAN REDUCE RISK OF DIABETES BY HALF

    Breastfeeding for six months or longer cuts the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly half.

    Diabetes
  • New High Sensitivity Troponin Assay - A Potential Game Changer In Heart Attack Diagnosis By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    NEW HIGH SENSITIVITY TROPONIN ASSAY - A POTENTIAL GAME CHANGER IN HEART ATTACK DIAGNOSIS

    High sensitivity troponin assay measures extremely low levels of troponin enabling faster diagnosis and appropriate treatment of heart...

  • Soft Tissue Infections can be Detected with Help of an eNose By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS CAN BE DETECTED WITH HELP OF AN ENOSE

    A portable electronic nose can be used to detect the most common bacteria that cause skin and soft tissue infections.

    Skin, Nose
  • Severe Gum Disease Associated with Cancer Risk By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SEVERE GUM DISEASE ASSOCIATED WITH CANCER RISK

    Patients with advanced gum disease are at a higher risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer.

    Cancer
  • New Biodegradable Sensors can Help Measure Internal Organ Pressures By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    NEW BIODEGRADABLE SENSORS CAN HELP MEASURE INTERNAL ORGAN PRESSURES

    Piezoelectric sensors offer an appealing alternative to current electronic sensors used for the monitoring of intra-organ pressures...

  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Applauds Organ Transplantation In TamilNadu By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    VICE PRESIDENT M VENKAIAH NAIDU APPLAUDS ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION IN TAMILNADU

    Tamil Nadu was awarded for performing highest number of organ transplants in the country for the third consecutive year in 2017 by...

  • High Salt Intake Can Cause Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    HIGH SALT INTAKE CAN CAUSE DEMENTIA

    A high-salt diet develops dementia even when blood pressure is normal. This is due to the reduction in the resting blood flow.

    Diet
  • Weight Loss Surgery Can Increase the Chances of a Longer Life By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY CAN INCREASE THE CHANCES OF A LONGER LIFE

    Bariatric surgery may have side effects but a 10-year follow up study shows that those who underwent the surgery lived longer than...

  • Governor Anil Baijal Approves Free Surgery in Private Hospitals By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    GOVERNOR ANIL BAIJAL APPROVES FREE SURGERY IN PRIVATE HOSPITALS

    Patients unable to undergo surgery in a city government hospital for 30 days will get it done for free in private hospitals.

    Hospital
  • Understand Dance Injuries Through Dance Anatomy - Exclusive Interview with Jacqui G. Haas By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    UNDERSTAND DANCE INJURIES THROUGH DANCE ANATOMY - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JACQUI G. HAAS

    Medindia chats with author Jacqui Haas on the second edition of her book Dance Anatomy with regard to dance medicine and dance injuries.

    Regard
  • Fatty Food, Margarine Causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease. This is How! By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    FATTY FOOD, MARGARINE CAUSES INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. THIS IS HOW!

    Foods that are broken down to cholesterol esters aggravate the large intestine and causes inflammation that results in ulcerative colitis.

    Food, Cholesterol
  • MicroRNA Delivery Using Magnetic Micro Metal Beads may Help Treat Constipation By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    MICRORNA DELIVERY USING MAGNETIC MICRO METAL BEADS MAY HELP TREAT CONSTIPATION

    Micro metal beads and magnets help deliver a biologic where it's needed to improve constipation or rectoanal incontinence in animal...

  • Weaker Older Adults Have Longer Hospital Stays By Medindia Health   -   Jan 17, 2018

    WEAKER OLDER ADULTS HAVE LONGER HOSPITAL STAYS

    How older adults' strength before they became ill affected the length of their stay in the hospital after being admitted to an ICU.

    Hospital