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Common virus may be celiac disease culprit...
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A common virus may turn the immune system against gluten, leading to the development of celiac disease.
By ceres on 2017-04-06 22:47 UTC
Newly discovered chemical reaction in eye may improve vision...
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A light-sensing pigment found in everything from bacteria to vertebrates can be biochemically manipulated to reset itself, an important therapeutic advantage, according to new research.
By ceres on 2017-04-06 15:29 UTC
Scientists Successfully Turn Spinach Leaf Into Heart Tissue...
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A team of scientists successfully transform a simple spinach leaf into heart tissue. The interdisciplinary teams success could solve bioengineerings long-standing human tissue regeneration problem.
By ceres on 2017-03-27 17:16 UTC
Concern over high US prescribing levels of common drug linked to dementia...
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A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder. The drug, oxybutynin, when taken orally, is consistently linked with cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly. The analysis sh
By ceres on 2017-03-27 17:12 UTC
Global Sunflower Oil Market: By Key Players, Application, Type, Region and Forecast to 2022...
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By manoj555 on 2017-03-13 06:53 UTC
Gene therapy for lymphoma blood cancer "seems extraordinary" in study, experts say...
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Company's study shows more than one-third of lymphoma patients showed no sign of disease six months after a single treatment
By ceres on 2017-03-01 15:27 UTC
Hibernation May Help Cure Terminal Cancer Patients: Expert...
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Putting cancer patients into hibernation may give oncologists more time to aggressively treat the tumors without killing the patient. The approach may help thousands of patients with advanced cancer.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:50 UTC
Common Food Additive May Interfere With Small Intestines Ability To Absorb Nutrients, Protect Against Pathogens...
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According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:46 UTC
H7N9 Bird flu strain taking a toll on humans...
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H7N9 is the most serious flu threat to human health in a decade
By viper1 on 2017-02-19 15:05 UTC
Are Probiotic Foods a Waste of Time?...
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Are you stocking the pond but starving the fish? When it comes to a healthy gut, prebiotics may be way more important than probiotics.
By ceres on 2017-01-22 18:38 UTC
The Golden Age of Antibiotics Is Over...
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For so long now, American patients have relied on and demanded antibiotics for every little thing that ails them (and their children). And antibiotic resistance has already been labeled an urgent public health concern. But another study this week has foun
By viper1 on 2017-01-17 21:09 UTC
We never learn ...
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Pakistan learnt nothing from the heatwave episode in Karachi and it wont learn anything from the Lahore smog. The historic heatwave of mid-June 2015 in
By asiflatif on 2016-12-20 07:44 UTC
Avoiding over-the-counter heartburn medications could save cancer patients' lives...
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Something as seemingly harmless as a heartburn pill could lead cancer patients to take a turn for the worse. A new study has discovered that proton pump inhibitors, which are very common medications for heartburn and gastrointestinal bleeding, decrease ef
By viper1 on 2016-12-16 22:34 UTC
Eating this is linked to brain health and intelligence in older adults...
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New research finds a link between consumption of the plant nutrient lutein and "crystallized intelligence," the ability to use the skills and knowledge acquired during ones life.
By viper1 on 2016-12-15 17:59 UTC, Edited: 2016-12-15 18:07 UTC
Food-Borne Bacterium From Improperly Cooked Chicken Found To Cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome...
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Researchers have found that improperly cooked chicken meat contain a bacterium that can cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Their findings also hinted at how treating the autoimmune condition can be improved.
By viper1 on 2016-12-11 19:32 UTC
WH adviser: Infectious disease a major US security threat...
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A senior adviser to President Obama said Friday that one of the biggest threats the next administration faces on the homeland security front is the emergence of infectious diseases. The threat I would highlight here for the next team, quite frankly, is em
By viper1 on 2016-12-09 17:06 UTC
Flashing lights could STOP Alzheimers disease in its tracks...
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Strobe lighting halts the build-up of amyloid plaques in the brain, which are a key marker of the most common form of dementia, pictured, scans of brains with Alzheimer’s

However, they returned to normal within 24 hours, casting doubt on whether the effect is permanent.
By ceres on 2016-12-07 20:05 UTC
'Keep poultry inside' amid bird flu risk, keepers told...
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Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from avian flu in Europe.
By ceres on 2016-12-07 17:07 UTC
Commuting Patterns Help Forecast Flu Outbreaks...
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Flu forecasts within large metro areas like New York City might be improved by adding in data about the flow of commuters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
By ceres on 2016-12-06 21:58 UTC
Researchers uncover possible source of genetic error causing multiple diseases...
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Tufts University researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the occurrence of a genetic error that causes over a dozen neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington's disease, myotonic dystrophy and forms of spinocerebell
By rjx32 on 2016-12-05 19:56 UTC
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