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Antioxidant reduces risk of a second heart attack-good news!!

Scientists have identified a powerful antioxidant that may lower the risk of a second heart attack or stroke ,paving the way for new treatments for the disorders. Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or … Continue reading

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IVF children vulnerable to high BP Risk..

Its been found that teens born via assisted reproduction more likely to develop hypertension as compared to those conceived naturally Developed in 1978, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) has helped millions of individuals and families who cannot conceive naturally.The most common … Continue reading

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Colour changing lens that detects eye damage.

Scientists have developed a colour changing contact lens that can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes-a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma. The researchers from university of Illinois used the sensor called ‘OJOGEL’to measure ascorbic acid … Continue reading

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Hospital in Bangalore conducts bone marrow transplant on Cambodian sisters- a new technique!

Two sisters from Cambodia have been cured of ‘thalassemia’ after their 11 month old brother donated bone marrow. The transplant was conducted at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer centre at Narayana Health City. The younger sister got a match from her … Continue reading

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Too much ‘Good Cholesterol’ not safe!

Traditionally, physicians have told their patients that the higher your good cholesterol, the better. It may be time to change the way we view HDL cholesterol. A new study has shown, that very high levels of HDL maybe associated with … Continue reading

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AI diagnoses strokes,brain bleeds!

Scientists have developed an artificial Intelligence, platform, that can identify disease in brain CT scans in 1.2 seconds, and diagnoses a range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke and haemorhage. The study published showed that the system was faster … Continue reading

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Blood test for rare cancer.-early diagnosis!

A simple blood test could improve early diagnosis of ‘Myeloma’, a rare cancer. The study published in the British journal of General practice, investigated the best combination of blood tests that could be used to diagnose myeloma. Researchers from the … Continue reading

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Key breast cancer gene found.

Scientists say they have identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behaviour of tumour cells which make some aggressive cancers difficult to treat. The findings published in the journal ‘Cancer Cell’. could open new avenues for diagnosing … Continue reading

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Fast Recovery- Protein show cardiac muscles can regrow after a heart attack!

Scientists have found a potential treatment that can help regenerate cardiac tissues after a heart attack and could help prevent the onset of heart failure in patients. During a heart attack, the heart is starved of oxygen and heart muscle … Continue reading

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Robotic Knee Replacement….

A Bangalore based hospital has performed knee replacement surgeries using ‘Robotic’ technology. Dr Prasanth from a specialist hospital along with Dr Bertrand caoper from the US has performed two back-to back successful robotic assisted total knee replacement surgeries on two … Continue reading

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