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Asthma drug may suppress child growth
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Asthma drug may suppress child growth

Inhalers containing corticosteroid drugs prescribed as a first line of treatment in adults and children with chronic asthma may suppress growth in children, according to recent scientific studies. The researchers who conducted the review and published it in The Cochrane Library journal found that children’s growth slowed in the first year of treatment, although the…

A step closer to Dengue Vaccine‏
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A step closer to Dengue Vaccine‏

PARIS: A prototype vaccine for dengue that two years ago yielded lukewarm results has proved more effective after wider trials and is a potential arm against the disease, researchers said Friday. Devised by the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur, the so-called CYD-TDV vaccine provided only 30 percent protection against the dangerous fever when first tested…

We’re Nearing An ‘Apocalyptic Scenario’ With Antibiotics
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We’re Nearing An ‘Apocalyptic Scenario’ With Antibiotics

LONDON (Reuters) – The drugs don’t work – and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. When sophisticated bugs that medicines used to kill within days start to fight back and win, all of healthcare, and the people it keeps alive, is in trouble. Take gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease contracted by more…

Key Decisions on Piramal Imaging Research
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Key Decisions on Piramal Imaging Research

BERLIN,GERMANY: Piramal Imaging today announced that 12 presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), being held June 7 – 11 at the St. Louis Convention Center in St. Louis, Mo., will highlight research key to Piramal’s product and pipeline. The presentation topics will include research central to the…

Malaria Consortium discusses pneumonia diagnostics
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Malaria Consortium discusses pneumonia diagnostics

Geneva: Malaria Consortium is hosted a series of meetings in Geneva recently, bringing together global experts in child health, community case management and health technology with diagnostics device developers.  The organisation hopes to galvanise discussions on how best to improve the tools used by community health workers and first level health facility workers in the…

Low light can induce stem cells to produce dental tissue
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Low light can induce stem cells to produce dental tissue

Cambridge, Massachusetts: A recent research by Harvard University sheds light on the possible role of low intensity light in dental tissue development. The recently published research was able to cut through the clutter of trying to induce stem cells successfully to create dental tissue. The researchers found that using low power laser or LPL treatment…

Bariatic Surgery yields higher diabetes remission
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Bariatic Surgery yields higher diabetes remission

WASHINGTON: Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery beats other forms of treatment in bringing about remission of type 2 diabetes in the obese, according to a Swedish study out Tuesday. The study, to appear in Wednesday’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), also found that the procedure was linked to fewer diabetes-related complications in…

Major breakthrough in Cancer Research
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Major breakthrough in Cancer Research

CHICAGO: Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain. Convincing people to eat healthy, exercise and quit smoking could drastically cut back on many preventable cancers, and a host of environmental factors that may…

Asian Food Spices & Herbs- Health Benefits
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Asian Food Spices & Herbs- Health Benefits

Our cooking is characterized by the use of a variety of spices and herbs. These traditional ingredients give our food many distinct and delightful “flavors”, besides promising many health benefits or medicinal properties. The benefits range from aphrodisiac properties to reduce blood-sugar and cholesterol. Get relief from morning sickness and sore throat, while treating heart…

Should we ban Triclosan in Antibacterial soaps?
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Should we ban Triclosan in Antibacterial soaps?

A research study conducted at the University of Minnesota recently, has shown that Triclosan – a key anti-bacterial agent found in 75% of all antibacterial Soaps, toothpastes, detergents, deodorants and other cleaning products across the world, can actually be harmful for human health, as it can disrupt the hormone regulation process in a human body….

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