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  • Cigarette Smoking: Bad Habit or Addiction? By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    CIGARETTE SMOKING: BAD HABIT OR ADDICTION?

    Cigarette smoking can ultimately affect your health and wellbeing. However, it is good to stop smoking. Because, smoking isn't just...

  • New Portable Device can Help Diagnose Sepsis Much Faster By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    NEW PORTABLE DEVICE CAN HELP DIAGNOSE SEPSIS MUCH FASTER

    Newly developed portable device can now help doctors to diagnose sepsis in real-time. This new biosensor uses a unique plasmonics technology...

  • Living Close to Busy Roads may Worsen Your Neurological Health By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    LIVING CLOSE TO BUSY ROADS MAY WORSEN YOUR NEUROLOGICAL HEALTH

    Does living near a main road affect your health? Yes, living near busy roads can put you at a higher risk of developing neurological...

    Parkinson, Neurology, Pollution, Alzheimer
  • Damaging Impact of Infrared and Visible Rays on Skin Studied By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    DAMAGING IMPACT OF INFRARED AND VISIBLE RAYS ON SKIN STUDIED

    UV rays are not the only type that can penetrate deep into the skin, as visible and infared light can also harm our skin's cells, said...

    Skin
  • Bacteria Present in House Dust Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    BACTERIA PRESENT IN HOUSE DUST CAN SPREAD ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

    Bacteria present in house dust can transmit antibiotic resistance genes to other pathogens that could become resistant to antibiotics....

  • Long Term Studies Could Identify Children At Risk of Future Type 2 Diabetes By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    LONG TERM STUDIES COULD IDENTIFY CHILDREN AT RISK OF FUTURE TYPE 2 DIABETES

    Scientists have discovered new factors that influence children to develop type 2 diabetes in adult life.

    Diabetes
  • Eating Yogurt may Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    EATING YOGURT MAY CUT DOWN BREAST CANCER RISK

    Kill harmful bacteria, boost good bacteria to fight breast cancer: Eating a cup of natural yogurt every day can lower the risk of developing...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • How Does Stress Cause Gray Hair? By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    HOW DOES STRESS CAUSE GRAY HAIR?

    Scientists have discovered exactly how the process of graying of hair takes place.

    Stress, Hair
  • Best Stroke Patients For Thrombectomy Can Be Predicted Using Imaging Can Predict By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    BEST STROKE PATIENTS FOR THROMBECTOMY CAN BE PREDICTED USING IMAGING CAN PREDICT

    Simple and advanced computed tomography are useful in accurately predicting which stroke patients would benefit from endovascular thrombectomy.

    Stroke
  • Wuhan Coronavirus: Fresh Insights By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    WUHAN CORONAVIRUS: FRESH INSIGHTS

    A coronavirus is actually the name for a family of viruses, including some that can cause the common cold. This virus is a novel coronavirus,...

    Cold
  • Extraordinary Scientific Step Towards HIV Cure By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    EXTRAORDINARY SCIENTIFIC STEP TOWARDS HIV CURE

    Scientists used a compound called AZD5582 to activate latently infected CD4+ T cells at impressive levels in the blood and many different...

    Cures
  • Damaged Nerves With Polymer and Protein Created By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    DAMAGED NERVES WITH POLYMER AND PROTEIN CREATED

    Scientists have shown that a nerve guide without any cells was able to bridge a large, 2-inch gap between the nerve stump and its target...

  • Benefits Of Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida In Children By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    BENEFITS OF FETAL SURGERY FOR SPINA BIFIDA IN CHILDREN

    Significant physical and emotional benefits were noticed a decade later in school-age children who received corrective surgery in the...

  • Microorganisms In Lungs May Help Predict Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients By Medindia Health   -   Jan 25, 2020

    MICROORGANISMS IN LUNGS MAY HELP PREDICT OUTCOMES IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS

    How well critically ill patients will respond to care can be predicted by observing changes in the lung microbiome.

  • Zika Vaccine can Help Prevent Suffering and Save Costs By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    ZIKA VACCINE CAN HELP PREVENT SUFFERING AND SAVE COSTS

    Study shows a Zika vaccine for women of childbearing age doesn't have to be perfect to be valuable. It could prevent birth defects...

    Vaccination
  • Kerala Issues Health Guidelines to Fight Coronavirus By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    KERALA ISSUES HEALTH GUIDELINES TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

    Coronavirus is taking a toll across the world. The Kerala government has come up with health guidelines as a precautionary step, said...

  • Hormone-blocking Drug Reduces Heavy Menstrual Bleeding By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    HORMONE-BLOCKING DRUG REDUCES HEAVY MENSTRUAL BLEEDING

    In women with uterine fibroids, the drug elagolix suppresses ovarian hormone production and prevents heavy menstrual bleeding.

    Drugs
  • New Vaccine for African Swine Fever Virus Holds Promise By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    NEW VACCINE FOR AFRICAN SWINE FEVER VIRUS HOLDS PROMISE

    African swine fever virus is highly contagious and often lethal to domestic and wild pigs. New vaccine developed by investigators found...

    Vaccination
  • Low-dose Aspirin May Down the risk of Preterm Births in First-time Mothers By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    LOW-DOSE ASPIRIN MAY DOWN THE RISK OF PRETERM BIRTHS IN FIRST-TIME MOTHERS

    New clinical trial, which involved more than 11,000 women in several low- and middle-income countries, found that women taking low-dose...

    Pregnancy
  • New Cancer Treatment can Hide Boron Inside Cancer Cells During Radiotherapy By Medindia Health   -   Jan 24, 2020

    NEW CANCER TREATMENT CAN HIDE BORON INSIDE CANCER CELLS DURING RADIOTHERAPY

    Novel approach can now be used to retain boron inside cancer cells long enough to successfully perform Boron Neutron Capture Therapy....

    Cancer