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  • Durvalumab Clears Phase II Trial With Positive Anti-tumor Activity By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    DURVALUMAB CLEARS PHASE II TRIAL WITH POSITIVE ANTI-TUMOR ACTIVITY

    CONDOR Phase-2 trial of durvalumab shows encouraging anti-tumor activity as second-line treatment in recurrent/metastatic head and...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • Watching TV Can be More Harmful Than What You Previously Thought By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    WATCHING TV CAN BE MORE HARMFUL THAN WHAT YOU PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

    Engaging sedentary behavior such as that of watching too much TV could increase your chances of developing fatal blood clots in the...

  • High Incidence of Tuberculosis in Youngsters By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    HIGH INCIDENCE OF TUBERCULOSIS IN YOUNGSTERS

    Every year about 1.8 million youngsters between 10 and 24 years of age are at a high risk of developing infectious tuberculosis and...

  • DHEA Hormone Helps Improve Fertility By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    DHEA HORMONE HELPS IMPROVE FERTILITY

    DHEA hormone identified helps improve fertility by preparing the womb lining for early pregnancy.

    Pregnancy
  • Dry Eye Disease can be Prevented by Very-Long Chain Lipids By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    DRY EYE DISEASE CAN BE PREVENTED BY VERY-LONG CHAIN LIPIDS

    New drugs to prevent dry eyes can be developed using very-long chain lipids found in the most superficial layer of the tear film, finds...

    Eye, Drugs
  • New Insights On the Psychological Challenges of Health Care Workers By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    NEW INSIGHTS ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CHALLENGES OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS

    Caregivers of patients at home who survived a prolonged critical illness may experience an increased rates of depression finds a new...

    Depression
  • Communication Therapy Helps Couples Dealing With Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    COMMUNICATION THERAPY HELPS COUPLES DEALING WITH DEMENTIA

    Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate. Communication intervention helps family caregivers...

    Alzheimer
  • Interaction Between Two Brain Systems During Learning By Medindia Health   -   Feb 22, 2018

    INTERACTION BETWEEN TWO BRAIN SYSTEMS DURING LEARNING

    Study shows how working memory and reinforcement learning work together as people learn to perform new tasks.

    Brain
  • Phages can Prevent Food Poisoning By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    PHAGES CAN PREVENT FOOD POISONING

    Use of bacteriophages or phages can help eradicate foodborne pathogens and prevent food poisoning. fHe-Yen9-01 phage treatment helps...

    Food
  • New Insights On How Malarial Parasites Break Through Red Blood Cell By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    NEW INSIGHTS ON HOW MALARIAL PARASITES BREAK THROUGH RED BLOOD CELL

    New insights on how malaria parasites usually breakthrough red blood cells and infect fresh cells.

  • Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid can Contribute Parkinson's Disease By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    PROTEIN LEVELS IN SPINAL FLUID CAN CONTRIBUTE PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    Alpha-synuclein protein levels were found to be lower in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering from...

    Parkinson
  • Heavy Drinking - A Major Risk for Dementia By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    HEAVY DRINKING - A MAJOR RISK FOR DEMENTIA

    Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset...

    Alcohol
  • World Encephalitis Day 2018 By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    WORLD ENCEPHALITIS DAY 2018

    The World Encephalitis Day is observed on the 22nd of February every year to increase awareness about the condition and raise funds...

  • Durvalumab Clears Phase II Trial With Positive Anti-tumor Activity By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    DURVALUMAB CLEARS PHASE II TRIAL WITH POSITIVE ANTI-TUMOR ACTIVITY

    CONDOR Phase-2 trial of durvalumab shows encouraging anti-tumor activity as second-line treatment in recurrent/metastatic head and...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • Low-fat or Low-carbohydrate Diet: Which is Better for Weight Loss? By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    LOW-FAT OR LOW-CARBOHYDRATE DIET: WHICH IS BETTER FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

    An overweight individual following a low-fat or a low-carbohydrate diet does not lose much weight even after a year, reveals a new...

    Overweight, Diet
  • How Brain's Quality Control Process Regulates Obesity By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    HOW BRAIN'S QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS REGULATES OBESITY

    How a process called Endoplasmic Reticulum-associated Protein Degradation or ERAD in brain's neurons can control food intake and obesity.

    Food, Obesity, Brain
  • Resolvin D-1 Limits Kidney Inflammation Caused by Heart Attack By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    RESOLVIN D-1 LIMITS KIDNEY INFLAMMATION CAUSED BY HEART ATTACK

    Kidney inflammation caused by heart attacks may be limited with a bioactive compound, resolvin D-1. It improves leukocyte clearance...

  • Is Your Cardiac Device at Risk for Hacking? By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    IS YOUR CARDIAC DEVICE AT RISK FOR HACKING?

    Pacemakers and other cardiovascular implantable electronic devices could be at risk for hacking.

  • People With Heavy Thighs may Not Become Diabetic By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    PEOPLE WITH HEAVY THIGHS MAY NOT BECOME DIABETIC

    Waist Thigh Ratio, a new assessment tool can predict the risk of diabetes. A person having Waist Thigh Ratio less than 2.3 will be...

    Diabetes
  • Improper Disposal of Sanitary Napkins Can Cause Infection: Maneka Gandhi By Medindia Health   -   Feb 21, 2018

    IMPROPER DISPOSAL OF SANITARY NAPKINS CAN CAUSE INFECTION: MANEKA GANDHI

    Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday raised concern over disposal of sanitary napkins, saying improper...

    Child