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  • Novel Technique Measures Brain Activity in Milliseconds By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    NOVEL TECHNIQUE MEASURES BRAIN ACTIVITY IN MILLISECONDS

    New MRI method called magnetic resonance elastography can track brain function in milliseconds which could help diagnose and understand...

    Neurology, Brain, Alzheimer
  • Gene Profile Predicts Risk of Obesity at Birth By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    GENE PROFILE PREDICTS RISK OF OBESITY AT BIRTH

    New scoring system basing on genetic profiles can help identify high-risk individuals for obesity. Physicians can recommend various...

    Obesity
  • Knee Replacements: Risk Factors Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    KNEE REPLACEMENTS: RISK FACTORS DISCOVERED

    Key risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement have been discovered.

    Knees
  • New Heart Patch Developed By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    NEW HEART PATCH DEVELOPED

    New heart patch that could limit muscle damage in heart attack aftermath has been developed.

  • Australia's Heaviest Drinkers Consume More Than Half the Country's Booze By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    AUSTRALIA'S HEAVIEST DRINKERS CONSUME MORE THAN HALF THE COUNTRY'S BOOZE

    Just 10 percent of drinkers account for more than half of Australia's annual alcohol consumption, finds a new study.

    Alcohol
  • Critical Errors in Inhaler Technique Common in Children With Asthma: Study By Medindia Health   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CRITICAL ERRORS IN INHALER TECHNIQUE COMMON IN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA: STUDY

    Children with asthma most commonly displayed critical errors in inhaler technique, found study.

    Asthma
  • Cannabidiol Aids to Deliver Medications into the Brain By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    CANNABIDIOL AIDS TO DELIVER MEDICATIONS INTO THE BRAIN

    Endocannabinoids binds to cannabinoid receptors in the blood-brain barrier, and these receptors help transport the molecules across...

    Brain, AIDS
  • New Gene Therapy Cures Babies With Bubble Boy Disease By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    NEW GENE THERAPY CURES BABIES WITH BUBBLE BOY DISEASE

    Infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency have fully functioning immune systems following treatment with gene therapy...

    Cures, Hospital, Baby
  • Brain Stimulation Reverses Age-related Memory Loss: Study By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    BRAIN STIMULATION REVERSES AGE-RELATED MEMORY LOSS: STUDY

    Brain stimulation was found to target memory regions disrupted by age. Scientists are planning to test the technique on early-stage...

    Plan, Brain, Alzheimer
  • New Therapy to Prevent Triple Negative Breast Cancer from Spreading By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    NEW THERAPY TO PREVENT TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER FROM SPREADING

    Targeting key protein p53 helps to prevent the spread of cancer in people diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Screen Time Linked to Behavioral Problems By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    SCREEN TIME LINKED TO BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS

    Among preschoolers, screen time was found to be linked to behavioral problems.

  • Hypertension Drug to Treat Parkinson's and Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    HYPERTENSION DRUG TO TREAT PARKINSON'S AND DEMENTIA

    Felodipine to treat hypertension, also found to protect from various neurodegenerative diseases like parkinson's, huntington's and...

    Parkinson, Hypertension, Drugs
  • Vitamin D Study Throws Light on Immune System Effects By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    VITAMIN D STUDY THROWS LIGHT ON IMMUNE SYSTEM EFFECTS

    Vitamin D, produced in response to sunlight, found to regulate immune reactions that have been implicated in autoimmune diseases.

    Vitamins
  • One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN HAVE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS: STUDY

    One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental health problems, reveals a new study.

  • Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    BEING BULLIED AT SCHOOL MAY RAISE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

    Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life,...

  • Safe Effective Method to Help HIV Infected Couples Conceive By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    SAFE EFFECTIVE METHOD TO HELP HIV INFECTED COUPLES CONCEIVE

    Timed vaginal insemination is a safe pregnancy method when the female partner is HIV positive and the male partner is HIV negative...

    Pregnancy
  • Skipping Breakfast, Having Late Night Dinner may Up Your Risk of Second Heart Attack By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    SKIPPING BREAKFAST, HAVING LATE NIGHT DINNER MAY UP YOUR RISK OF SECOND HEART ATTACK

    Eating late dinner and skipping breakfast is a fatal combination for those who have suffered a heart attack, finds a new study.

  • Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    PERFECT SKIN AND HAIR CARE TIPS FOR THIS SUMMER

    Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple...

    Skin, Hair, Skin Care
  • Gene Therapy Benefits Infants With Rare Immunodeficiency Disease By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    GENE THERAPY BENEFITS INFANTS WITH RARE IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASE

    In infants with rare immunodeficiency disease, gene therapy was found to safely correct the immune systems, revealed a small clinical...

  • New Artificial Intelligence System May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis By Medindia Health   -   Apr 18, 2019

    NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM MAY HELP IMPROVE PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSIS

    Newly developed artificial intelligence system called FocalNet may help detect prostate cancer effectively, reveals a new study.

    Prostate, Cancer