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December 4, 2016 5:48 am

CTL019 is part of an experimental class of drugs that are made by genetically altering a patient's T-cells, a type of white blood cell, in the lab to help the immune system find and kill cancer cells.

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December 3, 2016 7:52 pm

Cardiac function in the context of sleep deprivation has not previously been investigated with CMR strain analysis, the most sensitive parameter of cardiac contractility.

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December 3, 2016 7:30 pm

When gut bacteria break down dietary fibre, they produce molecules called short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), such as acetate and butyrate.

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December 3, 2016 7:23 pm

Age-related cataracts are the leading cause of visual impairment worldwide and are expected to increase as population demographics shift towards advancing age.

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December 3, 2016 8:57 pm

Sexual minorities are more likely to experience discrimination based on their sexual orientation compared to heterosexual individuals.

The research showed that 81 per cent of people interviewed had been homeless in the last five years. (Source: File)
December 3, 2016 10:49 am

The reason for people becoming homeless is because of loss of jobs, cuts to social support, rent arrears and family breakdown.

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December 3, 2016 2:24 am

Whey proteins are increasingly seen as a easy way to supplement intense workouts. Many, however, don’t take food sensitivities into account.

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December 3, 2016 9:17 am

The initiative applies to all regular full time women employees who have been employed with PwC for two or more years, have taken a break and intend to return to PwC.

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December 2, 2016 4:48 pm

The capsule can deliver medicinal doses for several days or a few weeks.

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December 1, 2016 9:23 pm

Logistical challenges along with taboo around sexuality and the stigma associated with HIV have hampered the discussion around the disease in India.

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December 1, 2016 7:57 pm

Alcohol can cause carcinogenesis as the ethanol in alcohol metabolises into acetaldehyde, which damages DNA and prevents its repair.

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December 1, 2016 7:57 pm

Bulimia is an eating disorder marked by recurrent episodes of binge eating coupled with purging behaviors such as vomiting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise.

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December 1, 2016 7:49 pm

Since electronic cigarettes were first introduced to the market in 2003, health officials have been tracking usage and studying potential health effects.

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December 1, 2016 7:43 pm

The results are based on a linkage between several national registries, including the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry and the Cancer registry of Norway.

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December 1, 2016 7:21 pm

Nobody should try it on their own, which would be risky, said the leaders of the two studies, Dr Stephen Ross of New York University and Roland Griffiths of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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December 1, 2016 1:48 pm

The latest data by the WHO shows that there are 37 million people living with the disease and only 18.2 million people are receiving antiretroviral treatment worldwide.

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December 1, 2016 11:31 am

According to several health bodies, these seem to be some of the most popular misconceptions about HIV/AIDS.

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December 1, 2016 12:26 pm

The Red Ribbon Project was made with the purpose of generating consciousness and compassion among people who have tested positive for HIV and their loved ones taking care of them.

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November 30, 2016 8:22 pm

Her physicians attribute Morano's long life to her genetic makeup and positive outlook.

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November 30, 2016 7:34 pm

Researchers in the US suggest that people aged 70 or older who currently smoke are three times more likely to die than non-smokers.

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November 30, 2016 7:32 pm

Though often life-saving and life-prolonging, chemotherapy is associated with a six- to seven-fold increase in the risk of thrombosis in cancer patients.

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November 30, 2016 6:24 pm

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is normally secreted in the gut of both humans and animals, stimulating the release of insulin to lower blood glucose.

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November 29, 2016 7:45 pm

The findings may eventually lead to new treatments for people whose health is being harmed by drinking.

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November 29, 2016 5:03 pm

Intake of up to 400mg of caffeine — the equivalent of up to 5 cups of coffee per day — from all sources do not raise any concerns for healthy adults.

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November 29, 2016 5:01 pm

Prevention of hypertension, obesity and diabetes may substantially prolong heart failure-free survival and reduce the public health impact of heart failure.

November 29, 2016 12:09 pm

The #CondomEmoji campaign has trended both on Twitter and Facebook with supporters from over 160 countries backing the movement during a survey.

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November 29, 2016 4:20 am

The study was conducted from November 2011 to April 2013, on employees aged between 18 and 39 years working in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida for longer than two months.

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November 28, 2016 10:20 pm

According to the doctors, women desiring to have breast augmentation should opt for the natural way because there is no use of foreign material.

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November 28, 2016 10:19 pm

The study found that fathers from low-income families support their teenagers in ways that result in greater optimism and higher achievement at school.

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November 28, 2016 10:13 pm

The technique has also allowed parents to witness beginning of their child's life at the very moment of conception, and in the crucial few days after fertilisation.

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November 27, 2016 12:11 pm

In this study, the researchers found that the availability of intestinal nitrogen to microbes in the gut plays a key role in regulating interactions between gut microbes and their host animal.

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November 27, 2016 1:26 am

Average age for onset of stroke in Delhi is 55 — 15 years lower than global average

November 26, 2016 10:47 pm

Previous studies have shown that about half the victims of child-on-child sexual abuse are under the age of six, while the children who abuse are themselves likely to be aged just 12.

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November 26, 2016 7:24 pm

The use of IL-1Ra not only limits the initial damage to brain cells, but also helps the brain repair itself long-term through the generation of new brain cells, the researchers said.

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November 26, 2016 7:16 pm

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

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November 25, 2016 11:03 pm

Some physical diseases tend to occur more frequently in children and adolescents if they have previously suffered from certain mental disorders.