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Strand unveils liquid biopsy test to detect cancer

Strand unveils liquid biopsy test to detect cancer Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Leading Indian bioinformatics firm Strand Life Sciences on Tuesday unveiled a liquid biopsy...

Researchers make cells resistant to HIV

Researchers make cells resistant to HIV New York, April 11 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to create an HIV-resistant cell population which can quickly...

New anaesthesia technique saves patient with obstructed airway

New anaesthesia technique saves patient with obstructed airway Sydney, April 10 (IANS) A pioneering anaesthesia technique that makes surgery safer for patients with obstructed airways...

Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer’s patients

Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients London, April 10 (IANS) Commonly used sedatives called benzodiazepines are associated with an increased risk of...

Zest for life, spirituality: The ‘positive side’ of breast cancer

Zest for life, spirituality: The 'positive side' of breast cancer Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) There is nothing glamorous about breast cancer, not when one spots...

Why exercise on empty stomach may be better for your health

Why exercise on empty stomach may be better for your health New York, April 10 (IANS) If you have been wondering whether it is better...

Obesity may influence blood tests for rheumatoid arthritis

Obesity may influence blood tests for rheumatoid arthritis New York, April 10 (IANS) Being obese or overweight may influence the blood tests used to assess...

High air pollution may impact women’s breast density

High air pollution may impact women's breast density New York, April 8 (IANS) Women who live in areas with a high level of air pollution...

Protein that enhances vaccine efficacy identified

Protein that enhances vaccine efficacy identified New York, April 8 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a protein that could help make vaccinations more effective and also...

Yoga may offset side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Yoga may offset side effects of prostate cancer treatment New York, April 7 (IANS) Practising yoga just twice a week may lead to better physical,...

Kidney patients’ urine may predict death risk

Kidney patients' urine may predict death risk New York, April 7 (IANS) Patients with chronic kidney disease who have low levels of ammonium in their...

Honey bees have better eyesight than thought

Honey bees have better eyesight than thought Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Honey bees have 30 per cent better eyesight than has been previously recorded, suggest...

Olive oil can decrease cardiovascular diseases

Olive oil can decrease cardiovascular diseases New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) As heart attacks continue to kill one person in every 33 seconds in India,...

Inter-sectoral and well-coordinated battle to #endTB is imperative to deliver on Agenda 2030

Inter-sectoral and well-coordinated battle to #endTB is imperative to deliver on Agenda 2030 Bobby Ramakant, CNS (Citizen News Service) Photograph is online at: http://bit.ly/2oIvhZM (CNS): Growing political...

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide: Study

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide: Study London, April 6 (IANS) Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, half of them in just four...

Fruits and vegetables may help lower BP

Fruits and vegetables may help lower BP New York, April 6 (IANS) Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas -- and even...

Eating Marmite may be good for your brain: Study

Eating Marmite may be good for your brain: Study London, April 6 (IANS) Consuming Marmite -- a tangy British spread -- daily may be good...

Spend your money on the right sunscreen

Spend your money on the right sunscreen New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) There are ample brands offering sunscreens in different forms, but you need to...

Weak grip may indicate diabetes risk in middle age

Weak grip may indicate diabetes risk in middle age New York, April 5 (IANS) A simple test to determine grip strength may help identify adults...

Artificial pancreas may better control diabetes in kids

Artificial pancreas may better control diabetes in kids New York, April 5 (IANS) Researchers have developed a "smart" artificial pancreas that delivers insulin via an...

Stress may trigger seizure for epilepsy patients

Stress may trigger seizure for epilepsy patients New York, April 4 (IANS) For people suffering with epilepsy, facing stressful events such as the war, trauma...

Urine ‘sniffing’ test could replace prostate biopsies

Urine 'sniffing' test could replace prostate biopsies New York, April 3 (IANS) A test that "smells" prostate cancer from urine samples could soon help prevent...

Thyroid dysfunction linked with heart failure

Thyroid dysfunction linked with heart failure New York, April 3 (IANS) People with higher levels of underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) may be at risk of...

New gene-based blood tests can detect skin cancers

New gene-based blood tests can detect skin cancers New York, April 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that two new gene-based blood tests can reliably detect...

Insomnia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke

Insomnia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Individuals who find it hard to fall asleep must wake up to the...

Online crystal ball may better predict cardiometabolic risk

Online crystal ball may better predict cardiometabolic risk New York, March 31 (IANS) Researchers have developed an online metabolic crystal ball which has the potential...

Higher dose of Vitamin C may cut duration of cold

Higher dose of Vitamin C may cut duration of cold London, March 31 (IANS) Suffering from common cold? Take larger doses of Vitamin C, which...

North-South perspectives on Istanbul Principles and Agenda 2030 for sustainable development

North-South perspectives on Istanbul Principles and Agenda 2030 for sustainable development (CNS): The eight Istanbul Principles, adopted in 2010 by over two hundred civil society...

Hepatitis B, C may raise risk of Parkinson’s disease

Hepatitis B, C may raise risk of Parkinson's disease London March 30 (IANS) People infected with the viruses Hepatitis B and C may be at...

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack New York, March 30 (IANS) Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases such as heart...

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