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Intelligent Dosage_AI may cut toxicity of chemo….

MIT researchers have developed an ‘Artificial Intelligence'(AI) system that can help reduce toxic chemotherapy dosing for the most aggressive forms of brain cancer,potentially improving patient quality of life. ‘Glioblastoma’,is a malignant tumour that appears in the brain or spinal cord,and … Continue reading

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Good news indeed….. Aspirin helps prevent HIV spread!

An affordable ,globally available drug-low dose aspirin-could help prevent HIV transmission, scientists say. HIV infection rates remain unacceptably high,especially among young African women. Researchers,including those from ‘ university of manitoba’ in Canada tested the effect of acetylsalicylic acid(ASA or Aspirin)and … Continue reading

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Vitamin B_EWARE!!!

Men who take high doses of Vitamin B6&B12,long term have an increased risk of lung cancer, the risk being particularly high for smokers. _according to a study published in the journal of clinical oncology. Use of vitamin B6& B12 from … Continue reading

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Retinal damage: Phones’ blue light!

Take notice— Phones’ blue light blinds you sooner. This glow from smart phones kills your eye’s photoreceptor cells, which do not regenerate. Blue light emitted from smartphones and other digital devices can accelerate blindness by transforming vital molecules in the … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy drug linked to ‘Heart Failure’….

Chemotherapy drug, ‘Doxorubicin causes fibrosis in heart, impairs pumping and leads to what is known as ‘wasting syndrome in spleen’.This drug is widely used in Ovarian, stomach, lung and other cancers, Researchers from the university of Alabama in the US, … Continue reading

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Statins for treating Lung Disease?

People suffering with severe lung disease could also be effectively treated by orally taking statins that help lower cholesterol levels, say researchers, In pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) air sacs in the lungs clog up with a thick substance called ‘surfactant’. … Continue reading

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Meditate for 10 minutes– Be Smarter!!!

Just a short session of meditation can significantly boost one’s ability to quickly and accurately complete cognitive tasks, even if they have never meditated before ,a study has found. Researchers from Yale university & Swarthmore College in the US found … Continue reading

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What’s killing the liver?

Genes and sedentary life-style lead to rise in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease— The teetotallers are not having the last laugh! It was a well known fact that heavy alcohol consumption would lead to many forms of liver disease,especially cirrhosis or … Continue reading

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Handle five medical emergencies….when you are home alone!

Simple but practical advice to cope with situations when solo: A) Heart Attack: Stay calm. Any movement will put unnecessary pressure on the heart.Be on the floor. leaning against a wall,knees bent, head and shoulders supported. Chew an Aspirin, if … Continue reading

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Sleep issues may point to ‘Multiple Sclerosis’ risk!

Scientists have found that MS maybe identified atleast five years earlier as patients were more likely to be treated for nervous system disorders related to pain or sleep. MS results from the body’s immune system attacking Myelin-fatty material that enables … Continue reading

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