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  • New Ways to Improve Chemotherapy in Cancer Treatment By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    NEW WAYS TO IMPROVE CHEMOTHERAPY IN CANCER TREATMENT

    Sensing alkylation damage is a major primary defense against chemotherapy drugs, and interfering with this could amplify the killing...

    Power, Drugs, Cancer
  • Vaccination Drive May Help Combat Japanese Encephalitis By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    VACCINATION DRIVE MAY HELP COMBAT JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

    To combat Japanese Encephalitis, vaccination campaign will be launched in 13 districts of Odisha. It will also be included in the routine...

    Vaccination
  • Protein may Suppress Growth of Common Type of Breast Cancer By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    PROTEIN MAY SUPPRESS GROWTH OF COMMON TYPE OF BREAST CANCER

    Researchers have identified a protein that can be targeted to suppress growth of a common type of breast cancer known as "estrogen...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Antimicrobial Resistance Turning into Reality By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE TURNING INTO REALITY

    Antibiotic resistance, which is indeed a global threat to health and well-being of people, is part of a bigger problem called antimicrobial...

  • Mom's Support Help a Child Deal With Emotional Developments By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    MOM'S SUPPORT HELP A CHILD DEAL WITH EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

    Emotional learning begins at a very young age, as children discover a wide range of emotions, and evolves as they grow.

    Mom, Child
  • Gut Bacteria may Contribute to Multiple Sclerosis Onset By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    GUT BACTERIA MAY CONTRIBUTE TO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ONSET

    The study showed a link between gut bacteria and Multiple sclerosis like disease incidence, which was more prominent at a younger age.

  • Urgent Action Needed to End Tuberculosis by 2030 By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO END TUBERCULOSIS BY 2030

    Tuberculosis still kills more people than any other infectious disease. Due to its antimicrobial resistance, TB is also the leading...

  • Risk of Age-related Macular Degeneration Drops in the Baby Boom Generation By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    RISK OF AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION DROPS IN THE BABY BOOM GENERATION

    Study measures the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration in the baby boom generation.

    Drop, Baby
  • Coffee Consumption Lowers Risk of Liver Disease By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    COFFEE CONSUMPTION LOWERS RISK OF LIVER DISEASE

    New report on coffee and liver health discusses potential impact of coffee consumption on chronic liver disease, liver cancer and cirrhosis

    Cancer
  • Flu Vaccine Lowers Hospitalization by 60% in Children By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    FLU VACCINE LOWERS HOSPITALIZATION BY 60% IN CHILDREN

    Study reports on the protective effect of the flu vaccine that protects kids against serious complications from influenza infections.

    Hospital, Vaccination, Flu
  • Alectinib 600 Mg More Effective Than Crizotinib, Shows ALEX Study By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    ALECTINIB 600 MG MORE EFFECTIVE THAN CRIZOTINIB, SHOWS ALEX STUDY

    Alectinib 600 mg twice daily is more effective than the standard crizotinib in Asian patients with a specific type of lung cancer,...

    Cancer
  • Light Physical Activity can Prolong Life By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    LIGHT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAN PROLONG LIFE

    Improving levels of physical activity both light and moderate could be almost as effective as rigorous regular exercise at preventing...

  • The Bidirectional Relationship Between Snoring and Body Weight in Children By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    THE BIDIRECTIONAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SNORING AND BODY WEIGHT IN CHILDREN

    Maternal snoring does not affect children, but child snoring is related to worsening obesity and metabolic risk later in life, says...

    Obesity, Child
  • Study Analyses EGFR Mutations in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Lung Cancer Patients By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    STUDY ANALYSES EGFR MUTATIONS IN CEREBROSPINAL FLUID OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS

    Study analyses epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with lung cancer.

    Cancer
  • Fitness of First Graders Better Than Expected, Says Study By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2017

    FITNESS OF FIRST GRADERS BETTER THAN EXPECTED, SAYS STUDY

    Overall motor performance of first-year elementary students did not deteriorate for a decade, says study.

  • New Ways to Prevent and Treat Atherosclerosis, Gum Disease By Medindia Health   -   Nov 18, 2017

    NEW WAYS TO PREVENT AND TREAT ATHEROSCLEROSIS, GUM DISEASE

    New findings could lead to effective preventive and therapeutic treatments in people with heart disease and/or gum disease without...

  • Having a Dog may Help You Stay Away from Heart Diseases By Medindia Health   -   Nov 18, 2017

    HAVING A DOG MAY HELP YOU STAY AWAY FROM HEART DISEASES

    Your care and compassion for dogs can help you stay away from heart diseases, as dog owners in general had a higher level of physical...

  • Google Glass Used as a Tool to Help Kids With Autism By Medindia Health   -   Nov 18, 2017

    GOOGLE GLASS USED AS A TOOL TO HELP KIDS WITH AUTISM

    The Empower Me system is a digital coach that runs on smartglasses, to empower children and adults with autism to teach themselves...

  • By Medindia Health   -   Nov 18, 2017

    DOING DAILY CHORES CAN REDUCE MORTALITY RISK IN OLDER WOMEN

    Women do not have to run marathons daily to stay healthy. But the paradigm needs to shift in terms of women staying physically fit.

  • 28-Year-Old Man Gave New Lease of Life to Three People By Medindia Health   -   Nov 18, 2017

    28-YEAR-OLD MAN GAVE NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO THREE PEOPLE

    A 28-year-old brain dead man gave a new lease of life to three people after his family agreed to donate his five organs.

    Brain