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  • Breast Milk Antibody Saves Preterm Infants from Intestinal Disease By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BREAST MILK ANTIBODY SAVES PRETERM INFANTS FROM INTESTINAL DISEASE

    Antibody present in the breast milk is found necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants.

    Breasts, Breast
  • Immune System to Slow Degenerative Retinitis Pigmentosa By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    IMMUNE SYSTEM TO SLOW DEGENERATIVE RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA

    Complement system found to play a vital role to slow retinal degeneration in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa.

  • Nanoparticle-based Test for Early Detection of Diseases Identified By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NANOPARTICLE-BASED TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF DISEASES IDENTIFIED

    Building on new insights about nanoparticles, investigators developed a test for early detection of diseases, including different types...

    Cancer
  • Scientists Convert Type A Blood to Type O Blood By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SCIENTISTS CONVERT TYPE A BLOOD TO TYPE O BLOOD

    Scientists have discovered two enzymes produced by gut bacteria that can convert type A into type O blood (which can be given to persons...

  • Blood Pressure Drug Found Useful for Alzheimer's Disease By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG FOUND USEFUL FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease, according to Hypertension journal report.

    Hypertension, Drugs, Alzheimer
  • Most Asthma Patients Skip Doses Due to High Cost By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    MOST ASTHMA PATIENTS SKIP DOSES DUE TO HIGH COST

    Asthma patients are often decreasing or skipping doses due to high cost. Therefore, finding ways to reduce high out-of-pocket costs...

    Asthma
  • Nearly 4,000 Kg of Plastic Bags Seized in Punjab By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NEARLY 4,000 KG OF PLASTIC BAGS SEIZED IN PUNJAB

    After the ban on plastic carry bags in India, around 4,000 kg of plastic bags were seized in Punjab during raids.

  • Surfing Board Shorts are Bad for Health: Here's Why By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SURFING BOARD SHORTS ARE BAD FOR HEALTH: HERE'S WHY

    Are surfing board shorts safe? Harmful chemicals used in surfing board shorts to make it water-proof are often not needed, as they...

  • Hepatitis C Transmission can be Prevented from Mothers to Babies: Study By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION CAN BE PREVENTED FROM MOTHERS TO BABIES: STUDY

    Hepatitis C virus transmission can largely be prevented from mothers to babies if screening for HCV in pregnancy is done prior, reveals...

    Pregnancy, Hepatitis, Baby
  • Downward Head Tilt can Make You Seem More Dominant: Here's How By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    DOWNWARD HEAD TILT CAN MAKE YOU SEEM MORE DOMINANT: HERE'S HOW

    Are you dominant or submissive? Just tilting your head downward can make you seem more powerful, commanding, and dominating.

    Power
  • Beauty Products may Land Thousands of Kids in the ER By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BEAUTY PRODUCTS MAY LAND THOUSANDS OF KIDS IN THE ER

    Storing your cosmetics and other personal care items away from kids reach is essential as these beauty products which include perfumes,...

    Nail, Skin, Child, Hair
  • Severe Heatwave Claims 45 Lives in Bihar in 24 Hours By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    SEVERE HEATWAVE CLAIMS 45 LIVES IN BIHAR IN 24 HOURS

    Extreme heat in India: Severe heatwave kills almost 45 people in Bihar in the past 24 hours.

  • Tiny Probe can Sense Deep in the Lung Set to Shed Light on Disease By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    TINY PROBE CAN SENSE DEEP IN THE LUNG SET TO SHED LIGHT ON DISEASE

    New hair-sized probe can measure key indicators of tissue damage or injury deep in the lung, reports a new study.

    Hair
  • Pakistan: 31 Test Positive For HIV By Medindia Health   -   Jun 17, 2019

    PAKISTAN: 31 TEST POSITIVE FOR HIV

    The new cases in Shikarpur district see a surge in cases of HIV in Sindh after 215 positive cases, including 181 children, were reported...

  • Key Steps to Tackle Scabies Revealed By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    KEY STEPS TO TACKLE SCABIES REVEALED

    International experts have called for action for world's 450 million scabies sufferers.

  • Encephalitis Death Toll Rises to 69 By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    ENCEPHALITIS DEATH TOLL RISES TO 69

    The death toll from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar rose to 69, said officials.

  • New Method to Rapidly Monitor Sickle Cell Disease Developed By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    NEW METHOD TO RAPIDLY MONITOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE DEVELOPED

    Researchers have developed new method to rapidly, reliably monitor sickle cell disease.

  • Brain Stroke: Every 20 Seconds, 1 Indian Suffers By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    BRAIN STROKE: EVERY 20 SECONDS, 1 INDIAN SUFFERS

    Around 1.54 million Indians are affected by strokes every year and the worse is 90 per cent of stroke patients failed to reach hospital...

    Hospital, Stroke, Brain
  • Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    GUT MICROBES EAT OUR MEDICATION: STUDY

    How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.

    Parkinson
  • New Tool to Diagnose Moral Emotions By Medindia Health   -   Jun 16, 2019

    NEW TOOL TO DIAGNOSE MORAL EMOTIONS

    A new approach for early, sensitive and specific diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia has been identified.