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  • A blood test might detect Melanoma Skin Cancer: Study

    A blood test might detect Melanoma Skin Cancer: Study

    According to a new study, a blood test might be able to detect skin cancer in its early stages. This first of its kind melanoma blood test could save the millions of peoples’ lives. 

  • Omega 3 fatty acids can stop cancer

    Omega 3 fatty acids can stop cancer

    A study conducted by the University of Illinois has found that a class of molecules formed when the body metabolises omega-3 fatty acids could inhibit the spreading and growth of cancer cells.

  • Is Cancer Gender Bias or the Reason is Something Else?

    Is Cancer Gender Bias or the Reason is Something Else?

    Women are less like to die of cancer because they consult doctors more frequently than men. Less awareness about cancer and less screenins before doctors lead to higher risk of death due to cancer in men.

  • Heavy Drinkers might be at a higher risk of Death

    Heavy Drinkers might be at a higher risk of Death

    A new study conducted by the Anglia Ruskin University has revealed that heavy drinking can lead to uncontrolled iron absorption into the body, which then puts a strain on the vital organs and increase the risk of death. 

  • Heart-disease related deaths on the rise in India: Study

    Heart-disease related deaths on the rise in India: Study

    Cardiovascular deaths on the rise in India, according to a study published in the journal The Lancet Global Health. It has been reported that deaths due to ischemic heart disease increased rapidly among people between the ages of 30 and 69 in rural areas of India. 

  • Beware of your Vitamin D supplements

    Beware of your Vitamin D supplements

    People who take vitamin D and calcium supplements are no less at risk of suffering from fractures than people who don’t consume supplements,

  • High BP numbers may increase Alzheimer's risk

    High BP numbers may increase Alzheimer's risk

    A new study has found a link between high blood pressure and brain disease, particularly brain lesions. The study also found that people with higher blood pressure numbers can be at a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. 

  • Third-hand Smoke? Know How Dangerous It is

    Third-hand Smoke? Know How Dangerous It is

    Third-hand smoke is the smoke that lingers on the surface, carpet floors and in the dust when nicotine is released in the form of vapour. 

  • New treatment for ZIka Virus discovered

    New treatment for ZIka Virus discovered

    A new study has discovered a chemical compound, which has shown antiviral activity that can help treat Zika virus. This class of compounds is believed to treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). 

  • Obesity Linked to Traumatic Brain Injury

    Obesity Linked to Traumatic Brain Injury

    A study conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health has reported that being obese poses a health risk in the years following rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury (TBI). 

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