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lymphadema

Pain killer shows promise in chronic swelling of the body, limbs

An inflammation reducing drug known for long can work in lymphedema, a common but often ignored condition Two clinical trials led by researchers at the...
Social Media, Old people

Social media reduces pain related depression risk in old age

Chronic pain often leads to social isolation and loneliness; social media prevents that With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell...
Gay, Pre exposure prophylaxis

Preventive medication can bring down HIV rates among gay men

Lancet study shows success in targeted intervention in Australia among men who have sex with men Preventive medication in gay men can reduce HIV incidence...
A Child having breakfast

A healthy breakfast every day keeps the doctor away – later

"One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast" —Robert A. Heinlein Breakfast makes a man; it certainly makes the...
Anthrax plague dual vaccine

2-in-1 anthrax & plague could nullify bioterrorism threat

A dual vaccine against anthrax and plague has been developed A team of researchers has engineered a virus nanoparticle dual vaccine. It will protect against...
Marijuana, driving, Canada

Cannabis use affects drivers even after 5 hours: McGill study

As Canada legalised marijuana today, a study says driving under marijuana influence is dangerousToday, as Canada became the world’s second and largest country with...
Polio vaccine contamination

India to send team to Indonesia to probe polio vaccine contamination

There was panic after traces of a long eradicated polio virus strain were detected in polio vaccines that In an attempt to understand what went...

#MeToo movement critical for global health goals: experts

At the 5th conference on health systems research in Liverpool the need to do away with gender based discrimination was discussedAs India comes to...
Breast cancer

A protein can predict whether breast cancer would recur, spread

Researchers identify a new way to determine whether metastatic cancer cells in breast cancer patients are dormant or soon to turn deadly In a latest...
depression, Facebook, social media

Doctor Facebook may be able to detect depression

Depression often goes unnoticed. Researchers are turning to Facebook to find symptoms Depression is one of the most poorly managed and often undiagnosed afflictions. This...

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A protein can predict whether breast cancer would recur, spread

Researchers identify a new way to determine whether metastatic cancer cells in breast cancer patients are dormant or soon to turn deadly In a latest...

Doctor Facebook may be able to detect depression

Depression often goes unnoticed. Researchers are turning to Facebook to find symptoms Depression is one of the most poorly managed and often undiagnosed afflictions. This...

80 Zika cases in Rajasthan, Nadda says ‘don’t panic, cooperate’

In a disease review on Tuesday, health minister J P Nadda assures states that there is no shortage of medicines and testing kits Eighty cases...