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In a study that may throw open new vistas in understanding why some people get stomach cancer and others don't, a research team led by National University Health System (NUHS) and Duke-NUS Medical School used genomic technologies to better...
Sarson da saag may be the key to your child becoming the next Einstein. A new Cornell University study has revealed that high choline intake in pregnant women can have lasting effects on the mental faculties of the babies. Choline...
One of the problems of tuberculosis treatment is that it takes months of antibiotics to kill the TB pathogen; it is for this reason that patients drop out midway and the bacteria develops resistance. Vitamin C could make TB drugs...
If you cant live without a nightly tipple, you may need to pause and think. A new study has found that alcohol consumption permanently damages the DNA in stem cells, which in turn increases the risk of developing cancer. Moving...
Normal immune cells in the breast, it seems, help in the spreading  of cancer outside of the breast tissue US researchers have discovered that normal immune cells called macrophages, which reside in healthy breast tissue surrounding milk ducts, play a...
This may come as good news for India swearing by the goodness of cow milk and fighting rising diabetes incidence. Results of the first large international trial have debunked earlier study findings that early exposure to complex foreign proteins, such...
Targetted screening of people most at risk for lung cancer by using a risk prediction tool may achieve greater reduction in mortality from the disease. However, such a targeted approach does not offer substantial gains in terms of life-years...
A diabetes drug has showed promising results in animal tests for the treatment of Alzheimer's. The research, published in Brain Research, could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease through the use of three hormones originally used to...
The mystery of why anti-depressants do not work equally well in all patients may finally have been solved. Researchers from University Medical Center Mainz and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Germany have identified blood signatures associated with response...
Cancer patients whose disease has spread to the brain or the central nervous system (CNS) are traditionally excluded from clinical trials of new anti-cancer therapies. However new guidelines from an international, multidisciplinary group published in the journal Lancet Oncology describe...

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