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19
Aug

Dogs can be trained to sniff off lung cancer

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A new research has revealed that dogs can be trained to identify the scent of lung cancer long before symptoms develop. According to the researchers, the uncanny canine ability to detect smells that escape the human nose could be used for the early detection of lung cancer. It is the first of its...Read More

19
Aug

A glass of wine can keep obesity at bay

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Just keep in mind, the last time you blamed your drinking habit to your putting on weight due to its sugar content. A recent study has suggested that moderate consumption of wine can in fact help in shedding weight.  According to the research, drinking a glass of wine a day can stop people piling...Read More

19
Aug

Garlic, Turmeric may negatively affect Chemotherapy

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A new report has suggested that acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic, all the herbal supplements which are normally believed to have great benefits for your health may actually negatively impact chemotherapy treatment.  Researchers from Northwestern Memorial hospital...Read More

17
Aug

15 minutes of exercise every day reduces death risk

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People who increase their physical activity by just 15 minutes per day can reduce their risk of death by 14 percent and enhance their life expectancy by three years, claimed a study published in The Lancet.    The study compared inactive people with active people who indulge in different...Read More

17
Aug

Lead Poisoning in Developing World- A signal to grave diseases

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Children who live near battery manufacturing units in the developing world have 13 times increased lead traces in their blood as compared to the US children, reported a new study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.   This study comes along with the reports of mass lead poisoning...Read More

17
Aug

Addiction- A Brain disease, claimed experts

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The American Society of Addiction Medicine has declared that Addiction is “not simply a behavioral problem involving too much alcohol, drugs, gambling or sex”. Instead the society claimed that “Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.” In...Read More

16
Aug

'Late' asthma research reveals potential new treatment

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Scientists have come across a potential new treatment for delayed asthma attacks, which can occur several hours after exposure to allergens, revealed a new study. A team from Imperial College London discovered that blocking sensory nerve functions stopped a "late asthmatic response" in mice...Read More

16
Aug

Abused children have double risk of persistent depression

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The people who have suffered abuse in their childhood have double the chances of developing multiple and long-lasting episodes of depression, claimed scientists. A review, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, also suggested that these patients are less likely to respond to treatment. This...Read More

16
Aug

New Vaccines may treat Chikungunya

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The world could soon get the right vaccine for Chikungunya - the viral disease whose symptoms include high fever, which lasts from seven to 10 days, and can cause and excruciatingly painful joints for over three months. India has noticed severe outbreaks of this mosquito-borne disease which started in...Read More

12
Aug

Cinnamon protects your body from effects of fatty foods

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Consuming diet rich in spices such as turmeric and cinnamon can protect you from the physical damage caused by fatty meals, claimed scientists. A team from Penn State University has discovered that a blend of antioxidant spices can reduce the stress that high-fat foods can place on the heart. When...Read More

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