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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….

Paki Adults get Fatter – Children get thinner
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Paki Adults get Fatter – Children get thinner

Karachi, May, 2014: One third of adults in Pakistan are overweight or obese, and the gender gap in excess weight is widening, with more women gaining weight than men, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries, published in The Lancet. “These global findings underscore the double burden of malnutrition in…

Cancer thrives on Sugar, mucus and Acidity
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Cancer thrives on Sugar, mucus and Acidity

After years of Telling people, Chemotherapy is the only way to try and eliminate cancer, Johns Hopkins is finally starting to tell you, there is an alternative way….. 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few…

Prevent Thalassaemia – Screen young married couples
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Prevent Thalassaemia – Screen young married couples

According to recent reports and estimates; Every year, between 5,000 to 8,000 Pakistani children are born with thalassaemia. More than half of these children are from Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. On the occasion of World Thalassaemia Day, marked on 8th of May, young adults are inspired to get a Thalassaemia test before getting married. This emerging trend…

Versatile Nano-particle Drug-carriers can optimize therapies
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Versatile Nano-particle Drug-carriers can optimize therapies

Fluorescent-based tool reveals how medical nanoparticles biodegrade in real time: May inform development of versatile drug carriers for therapeutic uses in patients Philadelphia: April, 2014: A new study presents a unique method to directly measure nanoparticle degradation in real time within biological environments. First, however, researchers must demonstrate the properly timed disintegration of these extremely…

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