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  • Could Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' Web Series Influence Teen Suicides? By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    COULD NETFLIX'S '13 REASONS WHY' WEB SERIES INFLUENCE TEEN SUICIDES?

    13 Reasons Why, a new Netflix web series titled in the US that has graphic depictions of suicide, could increase the risk of suicide...

  • Our Brain Prioritizes High-Reward Experiences While Storing Memories By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    OUR BRAIN PRIORITIZES HIGH-REWARD EXPERIENCES WHILE STORING MEMORIES

    When storing memories, the brain automatically prioritizes high-reward experiences and filters out the rest, reveals a new study.

    Brain
  • Insulin Use May Increase by 2030 as Diabetes Rates Soar High By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    INSULIN USE MAY INCREASE BY 2030 AS DIABETES RATES SOAR HIGH

    New study predicts that the world will need 20 percent more insulin by 2030 to treat Type 2 diabetes.

    Diabetes
  • New Genetic Causes Associated with Abnormal Pregnancies, Miscarriages Identified By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NEW GENETIC CAUSES ASSOCIATED WITH ABNORMAL PREGNANCIES, MISCARRIAGES IDENTIFIED

    New study uncovers genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages. Scientists identified three novel genes that are...

    Miscarriage, Pregnancy
  • Novel Effective Hydrogel Can Help Heal Wounds Faster By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NOVEL EFFECTIVE HYDROGEL CAN HELP HEAL WOUNDS FASTER

    Novel injectable hydrogels discovered can be a useful tool for facilitating wound healing much faster.

    Injection, Injections
  • Brain Uses Two Clocks to Predict the Future By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    BRAIN USES TWO CLOCKS TO PREDICT THE FUTURE

    New study finds that we anticipate the time in two distinct parts of the brain, depending on the task at hand.

    Hands, Brain
  • Sugar-sweetened Beverages are Harmful as Well as Addictive By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES ARE HARMFUL AS WELL AS ADDICTIVE

    Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages can be harmful to your health and may also be addictive, reveals a new study.

  • New Contact Lens Patch to Treat Eye Diseases Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NEW CONTACT LENS PATCH TO TREAT EYE DISEASES DISCOVERED

    Newly discovered contact lens patch can help treat severe eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. The microneedles...

    Glaucoma, Eye, Drugs
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Spell Disaster for Mankind by 2100 By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS COULD SPELL DISASTER FOR MANKIND BY 2100

    Greenhouse gas emissions can adversely affect the severity of climate change on humanity. The simultaneous occurrence of multiple climate...

  • Second-hand Marijuana Smoke Exposure in Children Studied By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    SECOND-HAND MARIJUANA SMOKE EXPOSURE IN CHILDREN STUDIED

    Nearly half of children whose parents smoked marijuana showed evidence of second-hand marijuana smoke exposure.

    Hands
  • New Glucose Binding Molecule Designed to Transform Diabetes Treatment By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    NEW GLUCOSE BINDING MOLECULE DESIGNED TO TRANSFORM DIABETES TREATMENT

    An innovative technology platform developed by scientists could be a key component to enable the next generation of insulin, able to...

    Diabetes
  • Proposed Cancer Treatment may Boost Lung Cancer Stem Cells By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    PROPOSED CANCER TREATMENT MAY BOOST LUNG CANCER STEM CELLS

    Cancer stem cells drive adenocarcinoma, suggesting new strategy that makes tumor cells less stem like, revealed scientists.

    Tumors, Cancer
  • Druggable Cancer Target Identified By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    DRUGGABLE CANCER TARGET IDENTIFIED

    This is the first demonstration of a 'druggable' molecule that could be targeted in any type of tumor driven by YAP.

    Tumors, Cancer
  • Mexican Tetra Fish May Hold Key to Repairing Damaged Hearts By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MEXICAN TETRA FISH MAY HOLD KEY TO REPAIRING DAMAGED HEARTS

    Mexican tetra fish that can repair its heart after damage may offer clues for future treatment in people with heart disease, finds...

  • Mom or Dad: Whose Lifestyle Changes Affect Their Child's Weight? By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MOM OR DAD: WHOSE LIFESTYLE CHANGES AFFECT THEIR CHILD'S WEIGHT?

    Mom and dad have a significant impact on their children's health and lifestyle. New study examines whether the father's or mother's...

    Mom, Child
  • India's Millennial Population to Have Higher Stress Load By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    INDIA'S MILLENNIAL POPULATION TO HAVE HIGHER STRESS LOAD

    India will have the world's largest youngest population by 2020, where the stress levels of the population proved to be higher compared...

    Stress
  • Mortality Risk High in the Year After ICU Discharge By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MORTALITY RISK HIGH IN THE YEAR AFTER ICU DISCHARGE

    Older age, multiple medical conditions, and certain organizational factors linked to "high system stress" in the hospital and ICU are...

    Stress, Hospital
  • Potato-sized Stone Removed from a 39 Year-old Man's Kidney By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    POTATO-SIZED STONE REMOVED FROM A 39 YEAR-OLD MAN'S KIDNEY

    A 39 year-old man was saved by the doctors at the KIMS Hospitals, as they conducted an open kidney surgery to remove a large stone...

    Hospital
  • World's First 3D Medical Imaging Scanner By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    WORLD'S FIRST 3D MEDICAL IMAGING SCANNER

    World's first medical imaging scanner called EXPLORER that can capture 3D picture of the entire human body has been discovered. The...

    AIDS
  • Malaria Cases in India Drop by 24 Percent: WHO By Medindia Health   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MALARIA CASES IN INDIA DROP BY 24 PERCENT: WHO

    India achieved significant progress concerning malaria eradication among the 11 highest burden countries, according to the World Health...

    Drop