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CNG Vehicles Pose Threat to Health: New CSIR Study

CNG or “Compressed natural gas” is essentially methane preserved at an elevated pressure, and is known to produce less unfavorable gases as compared to known fuel choices like petrol, diesel and LPG. Owing to it being lighter in comparison to air it spreads faster when discharged in the air. Nevertheless, a new study by the Council of Scientific and Industrial ...

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Spaceflight Elevates Risk of Gut Diseases, Reveals New Study

Flying high is everybody’s dream in life. However, only astronauts live this dream in its ultimate form with the journey never stopping. While spaceflight has its own perks, sometimes it can pose a threat to the human health as well. A new study, headed by Qing Ge from the Peking University Health Center in Peking, Beijing has shown that spaceflight ...

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New Study Shows Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment Using Insulin

Dementia or a condition where the patient suffers corrosion of memory, thought process, conduct, and the capability to carry out daily chores, as explained by the World Health Organization (WHO), is one of the growing concerns of the medical world. Offering some hope, a new study has shown that insulin might bear potential to treat dementia, which is most usually ...

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Routine Dementia Treatment Can Prompt Damaging Weight Loss: New Study

In a new discovery, scientists found that medication of one major disease could cause another major adverse effect on health. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) discovered that routine drugs used for the treatment of dementia can lead to damaging reduction of weight, recommending that clinical experts must confront this issue before prescribing these medicines to older ...

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Spinach Curtails Hunger in Everyone, Not Only Men: New Study

Spinach, made famous by Popeye cartooon, is not only good fro strength but also perfect for thos who want to shed extra kilos of weight. Scientists have discovered spinach as a new way to reduce hunger and elevate the sense of fullness. Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana examined and verified the impact of a novel dietary supplement based ...

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Chilean Doctor Invents New Therapy for Cancer

An inventive immunological treatment that targets carcinogenic cells in human beings by elevating the body’s anti-tumor reaction was displayed in Chile in Santiago. Claudio Acuna who is a scientist at the University of Santiago and the creator of the invention informed that the treatment is still in the pre-clinical stage. He added that the treatment will soon be patented in ...

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India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Diabetes May Help To Imply Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes and obesity are known to cause risk to the heart, increasing chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest. A new study has now uncovered that these factors could also be initial symbols of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles ...

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If You’re Diabetic, Then Don’t Miss Your Breakfast

Fast life, late night parties and too much pressure of work life are some of the reasons most individuals these days either don’t have time to eat breakfast or they simply don’t eat breakfast because they think skipping meals might make them slimmer. A new study has now shown that missing breakfast has harmful effects on those suffering from diabetes ...

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New Study Shows How Malaria Parasite Enters the Body

Malaria is one of many diseases that don’t have a vaccine yet, although it takes several lives each year. Now, a new study by American journalists has indicated a possible area through which the malaria parasite enters the body. Malaria is originated from a parasite called “Plasmodium falciparum” that is transferred to human bodies through mosquito bites. The report stated ...

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Stem Cell Transplantation Provides Hope to Treat Rare Untreatable Leukemia

A new study has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from leukemia, especially the “juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)” which doesn’t have any treatment. The new study by American scientists has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from JMML too. A research team from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in the ...

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Boys Are Born With Stronger Spines, Says New Study

The “Battle of the Sexes” is an age old discussion. Since the ancient times, the world has fought over who is strongest – male or female? While the fight continues, a new study has shown that boys are indeed born with stronger spines than girls. Scientists from the U.S. utilized magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) for their research and discovered that ...

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Function of gene in the first week of birth can reveal schizophrenia

Ever wondered how a particular gene can determine if you’ll grow up to be schizophrenic or not? A new study by scientists from Cardiff University has shown that it is indeed the case. The function of a gene called “Rosetta Stone” or commonly known as schizophrenic gene can reveal the functions of all the other genes associated with the disease. ...

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Soybean Oil Can Turn You More Obese, Diabetic: Study

We’re all familiar with the harmful effects of sugar, especially fructose content in processed foods. But a new study by American scientists has shown that elevated content of soybean oil in a diet is even more harmful and causes more obesity compared to fructose. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) performed an experiment on male mice by feeding ...

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