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  • Viral Proteins Can Now Be Detected By a Cell Phone By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    VIRAL PROTEINS CAN NOW BE DETECTED BY A CELL PHONE

    Smart phone based viral protein detector could detect biomarkers proteins that indicate diseases, finds a new study.

  • Seeing The Way Viruses Infects Cells Up Close By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    SEEING THE WAY VIRUSES INFECTS CELLS UP CLOSE

    An up-close view of how virus such as Ebola or HIV spread is being studied through x-ray crystallography and computer simulation.

  • How Do We Make That Final Decision When Loads Of Choices Are Given? By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    HOW DO WE MAKE THAT FINAL DECISION WHEN LOADS OF CHOICES ARE GIVEN?

    How does the human brain make selective decisions among a variety of choices?

    Brain
  • By 2050, 13 Million Cases Of Cervical Cancer Cases Will Be Prevented By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    BY 2050, 13 MILLION CASES OF CERVICAL CANCER CASES WILL BE PREVENTED

    Due to rapid adaptation of HPV vaccine in high income countries, an estimated 13 million cases of cervical cancer will be prevented.

    Vaccination, Cancer
  • Morning Exercise With Short Breaks can Control Blood Pressure By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    MORNING EXERCISE WITH SHORT BREAKS CAN CONTROL BLOOD PRESSURE

    Morning exercise combined with short walking breaks can help control blood pressure in overweight or obese elderly people, especially...

    Overweight, Obesity
  • Nearly Half of New Nurses Work Overtime: Study By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    NEARLY HALF OF NEW NURSES WORK OVERTIME: STUDY

    Nearly half of newly licensed nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes hold a second job too.

  • Acetaminophen to Reduce In-hospital Delirium By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    ACETAMINOPHEN TO REDUCE IN-HOSPITAL DELIRIUM

    Intravenous acetaminophen significantly reduced the incidence of postoperative delirium following coronary artery bypass procedures...

    Hospital
  • Food Allergies Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Finds Research By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    FOOD ALLERGIES LINKED TO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS FINDS RESEARCH

    While probing the correlation between allergy and inflammatory disease activity, researchers found a new evidence connecting food allergies...

    Food, Allergies
  • Acid Reflux Medications to Increase Kidney Disease Risk By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    ACID REFLUX MEDICATIONS TO INCREASE KIDNEY DISEASE RISK

    There is an increased risk of chronic kidney disorders with the usage of proton pump inhibitors for long-term, according to a new study.

  • Misunderstanding Food Date Labels Can Lead to More Frequent Food Discards By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    MISUNDERSTANDING FOOD DATE LABELS CAN LEAD TO MORE FREQUENT FOOD DISCARDS

    Misunderstanding the meaning of food date labels such as 'best before' and 'sell by' can lead to more frequent food discards.

    Food
  • New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Osteoarthritis By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO TREAT OSTEOARTHRITIS

    Repair or regeneration of damaged cartilage tissue could be regenerated through delivering therapeutic growth factors. They could be...

    Osteoarthritis
  • Anti-cancer Immunotherapy to Fight Persistent HIV By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    ANTI-CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY TO FIGHT PERSISTENT HIV

    CRCHUM researchers are exploring a potential therapeutic approach for treating HIV patients with persistent virus

    Cancer
  • Push-Up Helps Achieve Training Goals By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    PUSH-UP HELPS ACHIEVE TRAINING GOALS

    The push-up is a highly adaptable exercise that can be tailored to help individuals with specific needs, say University of Waterloo...

  • Acupuncture Can Help You Cope With Menopausal Symptoms By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    ACUPUNCTURE CAN HELP YOU COPE WITH MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS

    Acupuncture may naturally relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, excess sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbances, and skin...

    Sweating, Sleep, Hair, Menopause, Skin
  • Suicide System of Tuberculosis Bacteria Can Lead to New Therapies By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    SUICIDE SYSTEM OF TUBERCULOSIS BACTERIA CAN LEAD TO NEW THERAPIES

    Tuberculosis bacteria have a suicide system which could lead to new treatments for TB. The toxin-antitoxin system that makes the bacteria...

    Drugs
  • New Hybrid Bone Implant Imitates Bone Structure By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    NEW HYBRID BONE IMPLANT IMITATES BONE STRUCTURE

    Scientists have developed a unique hybrid bone implant made of polymers that imitates the human bone structure and is additionally...

  • High Fat Diet Linked to Unfavorable Changes in Gut Bacteria By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    HIGH FAT DIET LINKED TO UNFAVORABLE CHANGES IN GUT BACTERIA

    Compared with a lower fat diet, long-term consumption of a higher fat diet appears to be undesirable, for young healthy adults whose...

    Diet
  • By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    NEW GENE THERAPY APPROACH TO TACKLE INHERITED GENETIC DISEASES

    A new study reveals a novel approach and robust technology platform for suppressing nonsense mutations using engineered transfer RNA...

  • Prenatal Forest Fire Exposure Can Cause Stunting in Children By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    PRENATAL FOREST FIRE EXPOSURE CAN CAUSE STUNTING IN CHILDREN

    Mother's exposure to forest fire smoke during pregnancy can cause stunting in children, reveals a new study.

    Pregnancy
  • End-of-life Care for People With Kidney Failure Who Undergo Amputation Examined By Medindia Health   -   Feb 20, 2019

    END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY FAILURE WHO UNDERGO AMPUTATION EXAMINED

    Nearly one in ten patients with kidney failure will undergo toe, foot, or leg amputation in their last year of life and during this...

    Legs