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July 27, 2016 2:26 pm

The influx of cells regenerated the tiny, delicate patch of tissue known as the trabecular meshwork, which serves as a drain for the eyes to avoid fluid buildup.

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July 27, 2016 2:21 pm

To battle ageing, the human body holds a reservoir of non-specialised cells that can regenerate organs.

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July 27, 2016 2:11 pm

Preterm birth can be caused by many factors. It remains unclear how many preterm births are triggered by early decidual ageing.

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July 27, 2016 2:18 pm

Delhi has recorded 90 cases of dengue till July 23 of which 38 are from the state and 52 from NCR.

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July 26, 2016 2:18 pm

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by impairments in social-communication skills and restricted and repetitive behaviours.

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July 26, 2016 2:22 pm

"We discovered that menopause speeds up cellular aging by an average of 6 percent," said Horvath, the study's senior author, "That doesn't sound like much but it adds up over a woman's lifespan."

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July 26, 2016 2:25 pm

The placenta-on-a-chip is a clear silicone device that contains two layers of human cells that model the interface between mother and foetus.

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July 25, 2016 10:09 pm

The motorcycle-ambulance is a new concept in India that is saving lives in remote regions where people had been dying because they could not make it to the hospital on time.

The new drug acts as a roadblock for malaria, curing mice of established infection, according to a study.
July 25, 2016 9:58 pm

The study looked at the effect of the drug, called atovaquone, on tumours with low oxygen levels in mice to see if it could be repurposed to treat cancer.

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July 25, 2016 2:24 pm

The findings may help researchers to better target efforts for controlling the population of mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects.

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July 25, 2016 2:15 pm

The findings could be one weapon to fight what has become a major public health risk, but overcoming drug resistance will require a need sound policy, the researchers said.

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July 25, 2016 2:09 pm

The finding showed that iron deficiency increases the risk of having a thyroid disorder as well as raises complications such as miscarriages and pre-term births.

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July 25, 2016 2:02 pm

"The study offers the potential to identify renal transplant recipients at risk for a loss of the new organ prior to the development of irreversible damage," said one of the researchers.

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July 24, 2016 10:27 pm

Iron deficiency affects one in five of the world's population and is more prevalent in pregnant women, say researchers.

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July 24, 2016 9:50 pm

Combinations of three different antibiotics can overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three drugs on their own is effective, scientists have found.

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July 24, 2016 9:42 pm

In epilepsy, the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed, causing strange sensations, emotions, and behaviour or sometimes convulsions, muscle spasms, and loss of consciousness, researchers said.

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July 24, 2016 9:28 pm

"The study offers the potential to identify renal transplant recipients at risk for a loss of the new organ prior to the development of irreversible damage," Barbara Murphy, the lead investigator on the study, said.

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July 24, 2016 9:15 pm

Scientists at the University of Southampton analysed the impact of the gene ADAM33, which is associated with the development of asthma.

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July 24, 2016 9:01 pm

The study found that a covered pram, which was left in the sun, became 15 degrees hotter than a pram left uncovered.

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July 24, 2016 8:59 pm

According to a research some foods in a high-fat Mediterranean diet may be linked to lower risks of developing certain ailments because of the anti-inflammatory effects.

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July 24, 2016 3:50 pm

Researchers believe that the effects are similar due to the rise in body temperature in both the activities.

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July 24, 2016 1:49 pm

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the spice turmeric and silymarin is a component of milk thistle, which has been used to treat liver disease.

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July 24, 2016 12:42 pm

The researchers analysed data from a national survey of alcohol and substances used by more than 34,000 adults in two parts, three years apart.

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July 24, 2016 4:11 am

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans.

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July 23, 2016 1:04 pm

Among light smokers, women were 2.95 times more likely to have subarachnoid hemorrhage compared to non-smokers, while men who smoked comparable amounts of cigarettes were 1.93 times more likely.

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July 23, 2016 12:56 pm

Avocados were found to contain less than 1 gram of sugar per serving (0.09g) -- the least amount of any other fresh fruit.

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July 23, 2016 12:50 pm

When the enzyme loses its anchor to the cell surface, it is prone to going rogue around the lung causing poorer lung function in people who have asthma.

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July 23, 2016 12:44 pm

Up until now, transmission of the virus was only known through the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same insect that spreads dengue and chikungunya.

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July 23, 2016 12:38 pm

According to the study, sexual minority peers may also purge or take laxatives, use diet pills or fast to lose weight than their straight peers.

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July 23, 2016 12:04 pm

Many prescription drugs sold today are based on molecules or compounds found in plants

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July 22, 2016 5:26 pm

The metabolites in women who breastfed for more than three months differed significantly from those who had shorter lactation periods.

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July 22, 2016 1:42 pm

Childhood heart disease is the most common form of birth defect and affects one in 100 babies globally, showed the study.

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July 22, 2016 5:05 pm

"One reason it's so difficult to lose weight by dieting is that the person has to overcome the natural preferences for these types of appetite foods," Researcher from University of Waterloo said.

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July 22, 2016 5:05 pm

People living with chronic low back pain are more likely to use illicit drugs -- including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine -- compared to those without back pain, says a study.

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July 22, 2016 4:59 pm

The suggestion stems from a study in which the scientists discovered the first in vivo evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried SIV that virologists consider the ancestor of HIV can infect human cells.

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July 22, 2016 4:55 pm

This report comes close on the heels of a World Health Organisation report released two days ago, emphasising how big a problem NCDs are in the region.