Medicine

Dressing which uses Electrical Stimulation Speeds up Healing of Wounds

Scientists have developed a new, low-cost dressing which uses electrical stimulation to dramatically speed up healing of wounds. The method…

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Treatment for Blindness from Diabetes

Australian scientists, have developed a new drug that offers treatment for people suffering from diabetic retinopathy, the main cause of…

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India has some serious history with Marijuana, Read On

India has some serious history with cannabis/marijuana/weed/pot/ganja/bhang (whatever you want to call it). With its traditional ayurvedic roots and the…

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Antacids, antibiotics may up obesity risk in childhood

New York. Antacids or acid suppressants and antibiotics may alter the type and volume of gut bacteria that have been…

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Nearly 800 dietary supplements contain unapproved drugs

New York. "These products have the potential to cause severe adverse health effects owing to accidental misuse, overuse, or interaction…

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FDA expands use of HPV vaccine for adults aged 27-45 years

Washington. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which prevents cervical…

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New Vaccine Offers Hope For Metastatic Cancer Patients

New York. A newly developed vaccine to treat patients with metastatic HER2-positive cancers has been found effective, results from phase…

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New birth control pills may cut ovarian cancer risk

London. New types of combined birth control pills — containing both lower doses of oestrogens and newer progestogens — may…

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Tripura government undertakes steps to check malaria outbreak

Agartala. The Tripura government has undertaken steps to check any malaria outbreak in the state after six people died due…

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Anti-polio drive targeting 10 mn children begins in Pakistan

Islamabad. A fresh anti-polio campaign targeting over 10 million children started in Pakistan on Tuesday, the media reported. More than…

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Afghanistan launches polio vaccination drive for 6.4 million children

Kabul. Afghan health authorities on Tuesday launched a five-day polio vaccination drive in some of the country’s most high-risk provinces.…

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Aspirin doesn’t reduce heart attack risk: Australian study

Canberra. Australia’s largest clinical trial has concluded that taking a daily dose of aspirin does not reduce the chance of…

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British scientists develop antibiotic drug to TB in human beings

London. In a first, British scientists have developed a non-antibiotic drug that can one day successfully treat tuberculosis (TB) in…

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Combining 4 or 5 antibiotics may help kill deadly bacteria

Washington. In a promising find, a team of biologists at the University of California-Los Angeles has discovered thousands of four-and…

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Youngsters with ASD may increase depression risk

London. People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) — especially without intellectual disability — may have a greater risk of depression…

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More than 300,000 people suffer from kidney ailments, says expert

Dharamsala. More than 300,000 people are suffering from end-stage kidney ailments and despite that only 10,000 transplantations are taking place,…

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Less than 6 hours of sleep linked to hardened arteries

Munich. Sleeping less than six hours or waking up several times in the night is associated with an increased risk…

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Passive smoking linked to dry cough among teenagers

NEW YORK. As little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can increase the risk of having…

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Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

New York. Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of…

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Fungal infections now cured by soil bacteria

JERUSALEM. An Israeli study said on Sunday that fungal infections could be cured using bacteria found in the soil. The…

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Maths can reveal how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

Toronto. Researchers have found that mathematics could help public health workers understand how human behaviour influences the spread of infectious…

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Prediabetic night owls may gain unhealthy weight

New York. People with prediabetes who are more active and alert later in the day – those who have an…

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Govt will launch the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Healthcare scheme

PM Modi, today said that Govt will launch the ambitious Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme on September 25, 2018. Modi’s Ayushman…

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Shocking Facts of Life Saving Medicines, Watch Video

Almost all life saving medicines are selling ten times more than the actual price!! Medicine commission is very much supported…

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Blocking digestive hormone may help prevent pancreatic cancer

New York. Blocking a digestive hormone associated with obesity may help prevent the spread of pancreatic tumors to other areas…

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Doctors should not prescribe painkillers to patients of dementia

London. Consuming common opioid-based painkillers may triple the risk of side effects including personality changes, confusion and sedation among people…

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Antibiotics most-frequently-prescribed medicine worldwide

SYDNEY. The increased over-the-counter supply of antibiotics in many countries including India, is worsening antibiotic resistance globally, finds a study…

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Novel eye drop may treat age-related vision loss

Scientists have been developing an eye drop that can be self-administered, thus revolutionizing treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) —…

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Increased blood sugar heightens motivations, enhances memory in elders

London For older adults (over 60), increase in sugar levels can improve memory and make them more motivated to perform…

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HIV infection exposes people to grave risk of heart disease

Washington. According to a global study, HIV infection doubles the risk of heart disease. Analysis of global figures reveals that…

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