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Exercise boosts tumour-fighting ability of chemotherapy

Scientists have found that combining exercise with chemotherapy...

Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destructTreating HIV patients first with chemotherapy drug helps
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, 39,  made public her double mastectomy in May last year.
Angelina effect: Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests
Study credits Angelina Jolie’s glamorous appearance, relationship with Brad Pitt for helping to less...

How to beat back risk of diabetes with diet and exercise

Regular, preferably daily, physical exercise is a vital component of any prevention and treatment pr...

Sitting less alters DNA to increase longevity

A study has found that sitting less can slow the aging process within cells.

Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart

Jackfruits are rich in protein, starch (carbohydrate), calcium, vitamins A, B, C, copper and potassi...

Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Radio stations played Ebola awareness jingles on repeat and encouraged residents to stay indoors.
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Now, women cancer patients can ‘preserve’ their fertility
Fertility preservation secures the fertile eggs or ovarian tissue before a patient undergoes cancer ...
Xenon gas may help treat stress disorder
Xenon gas, used in people for anaesthesia, may help treat post-traumatic...
Jaypee Hospital launches Trauma Institute
Jaypee Group has recently launched its flagship 1200-bedded multi-speciality hospital in Noida.
Nose virus may trigger middle ear infection: study
Middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 per cent of children under the age of 3...
Sierra Leone lockdown will not help halt Ebola: MSF
Sierra Leone's proposed countrywide "lockdown" will not help control an Ebola outbreak...
Wearing a bra does not cause breast cancer, reveals a study
A population-based case-control study found no association between bra wearing and increased breast ...
Ebola outbreak stirs anger in fragile Liberia
When a starving Ebola patient escaped from a treatment center in Monrovia...
Rare stem cells hold potential for infertility treatments
Rare stem cells in testis may give rise to new sperm cells that might restore fertility...
Turning off electronics helps kids sleep better: study
Turning off electronic devices in the night will make children sleep better...
Couch-potato kids became couch-potato adults: study
Children who incessantly watch TV when they're small more likely to embrace that habit when they gro...
Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated
A new research has found that cancer patients are more prone to serious forms of depression...
Prickless blood sugar test on horizon for diabetics
People with diabetes won't have to prick their fingers intermittently anymore...
Rain could lead to spike in dengue, malaria: Doctors
Cooler temperatures cause viruses to grow, leading to diseases such as influenza.
Sunglasses may decrease risk of common eye disease
Spending too much time in the sun without wearing sunglasses may increase the risk of eye disease.
Poor patients in India facing HIV/AIDS drug shortages
Indian HIV patient Rekha has missed her daily dose of medicine several times because Lok Nayak Hospi...
First brain-to-brain communication in humans demonstrated
The brain-to-brain transmission of information between humans was carried out without performing any...
Polyester stinks worse than cotton post workout
Heading to the gym? Wear cotton clothes if you don't want to stink! Polyester clothes smell worse th...
Sleep loss may shrink your brain: study
A study has found that lack of sleep might consequently result in the shrinkage of brain volume...
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