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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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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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