Health

Nanoparticles new hope for uterus cancer treatment

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 18:06

New York, Dec 5 (IANS) Tumour-targeting nanoparticles loaded with a drug that makes cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy's toxicity can be a new approach in the treatment of endometrial cancer -- that begins in the uterus, researchers suggest.

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Zika vaccine found safe in preventing infection

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:22

New York, Dec 5 (IANS) An experimental Zika vaccine developed by US scientists has been found in two early clinical trails to be safe and promising in preventing infection by the deadly virus.

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'Inconsistencies in latest N.Korean missile images'

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:12

Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) The photographs North Korean state media released of last week's Hwasong-15 missile test appear to have been tampered with, an analyst said on Tuesday.

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Blood pressure starts dropping 14 years prior to death: Study

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:54

New York, Dec 5 (IANS) Doctors have long known that in the average person, blood pressure rises from childhood to middle age, but a new study warns that in the elderly, blood pressure gradually begins to decrease about 14 years before death.

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First Panda born in France named Yuan Meng

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:24

Paris, Dec 5 (IANS) Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, named the first-ever Panda born in the country Yuan Meng at a ceremony at a zoo in central France on Monday.

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This tool may help trace Alzheimer's risk in elderly

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:00

Toronto, Dec 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new tool that can help physicians track cognitive performance of older adults at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.

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Why saturated fatty acids are bad for our health

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 17:46

New York, Dec 3 (IANS) Using a new technique to visualise the distribution and dynamics of fatty acids inside living cells, researchers have found why excess saturated fats, such as those released from lard, are toxic to cells and cause a wide variety of lipid-related diseases.

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Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 15:06

New York, Dec 3 (IANS) There is now one more reason to brush your teeth regularly. Researchers have found that some bacteria that lead to gum disease may also increase the risk of esophageal cancer that affects the tube running from the throat to the stomach.

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Sadist people are more likely to seek vengeance

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:20

New York, Dec 3 (IANS) People who enjoy hurting others and seeing them in pain are more likely to seek revenge against those who have wronged them, according to a new study

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Max Hospital's license will be cancelled, if required: Satyendar Jain

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 21:18

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that strict action will be taken against city-based private Max Hospital and its licence would be cancelled if required, after the hospital declared dead a live baby, who still remained in a critical condition two days after the incident.

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US woman gives birth via donated uterus

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 17:14

Washington/New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A woman born without a uterus has given birth via a donated uterus in the US -- a first for the country.

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