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Reliable New Test to Identify and Prevent Risk of Preterm Birth

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Identifying women at risk with the newly developed test during her second trimester could lead to early treatment, prevention, says a new study.
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New Nasal Device: Reduces Smelling Ability and Induces Weight Loss

New Nasal Device: Reduces Smelling Ability and Induces Weight Loss

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

New wearable nasal device that reduces smelling ability may induce weight loss and changes in dietary preferences which can be effectively used in the treatment of obesity and diabetes.
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New Microdialysis Technique Can Identify Effect of Brown Fat in Obesity Treatment

New Microdialysis Technique Can Identify Effect of Brown Fat in Obesity Treatment

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Microdialysis, a new technique to study fat stores in the body, can help to find treatments to tackle obesity. Brown fat that keeps us warm can play a key role in weight loss treatment.
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How to Identify Risk of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

How to Identify Risk of Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy?

A blood test done early in the first trimester of pregnancy can help women make lifestyle changes even before gestational diabetes can develop. Read more ...

Coal Miners at High Risk of Developing Deadly Lung Fibrosis

Coal Miners at High Risk of Developing Deadly Lung Fibrosis

Coal miners are at an increased risk of developing progressive massive fibrosis. Coal mine operators and coal miners need to be educated about the harmful effects of coal mine... Read more ...

Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with...

Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with mobility

Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves controlling facial expression and eye movement. Read more ...

Patients are discussing their conditions online instead of seeking...

Patients are discussing their conditions online instead of seeking professional help, experts warn 

Experts say web giants such as Facebook and Instagram had a 'moral duty' to help the 'cash strapped' NHS reach troubled young people in the UK. Read more ...

New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

New cancer pill stops tumor cells repairing - making them weaker

Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute in London and Oxford University are developing a drug that blocks the ability of tumour cells to repair themselves. Read more ...

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be Understood Better With the New Statistical...

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be Understood Better With the New Statistical Method

Gene-to-gene Interaction can be understood better with the New Statistical Method- AA9int. This method can be used to evaluate gene-to-gene interactions associated with cancer... Read more ...

NHS misses its two-week cancer referral target for first time ever

NHS misses its two-week cancer referral target for first time ever

NHS figures also reveal the number of suspected cancer patients who start treatment within 62 days of GP referral dropped from 82.3 per cent at the beginning of the year to... Read more ...

Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death

Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death

Objectives: To describe important considerations during the process of caring for critically ill children who may be potential organ donors and supporting the family during the... Read more ...

Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver

Weight Loss: More Protein can Reduce Fatty Liver

Increase in dietary protein is linked to reduce the liver's fat content in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease . Read more ...

US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's $600 EpiPen 

US approves first generic competitor to Mylan's $600 EpiPen 

The US Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals to market its generic epinephrine auto-injector for emergency treatment of allergic... Read more ...