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Early prediction of Alzheimer’s progression: Blood protein

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease manifest, the brain starts changing and neurons are slowly degraded. Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) and the University Hospital Tuebingen now show ...
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Aspirin linked to increased risk of major bleeding: study

Should healthy people take aspirin to ward off heart disease? The notion has been controversial, and the medical advice mixed. But a review of scientific data on the topic Tuesday showed that any benefits are slight, and are counterbalanced by ...
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Health Risks of Smokeless Tobacco

Chewing, oral, or spit tobacco This tobacco comes as loose leaves, plugs, or twists of dried tobacco that may be flavored. It’s chewed or placed between the cheek and gum or teeth. The nicotine in the tobacco is absorbed through ...
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5 foods to improve your bone health – Avoid bone ...

Vitamin D and calcium are the most important nutrients required for bone health. Foods like dairy products, fish, orange juice, eggs, and spinach are rich in these nutrients and help improve bone strength. New Delhi: Osteoporosis, arthritis, bone fractures and ...
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Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions

A team of Canadian and U.S. brain researchers have published results from a multi-year hockey concussion study, which tracked the brain function of young Junior A male ice hockey players using a new brainwave monitoring method called “brain vital signs.” ...
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Integrated care to women with PMADs offered at several levels

Over the past several decades, it’s become increasingly recognized that perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), including postpartum depression, are more than just “baby blues.” They’re the most common complication of childbirth in the U.S., affecting about 14 percent of ...
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Wasp venom offers hope against lung diseases

In a study over mice, the team repurposed a toxin normally found in Polybia paulista — a South American wasp — to create variants of the peptide that are potent against bacteria but non-toxic to human cells. MIT engineers have ...
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International Day of Disabled Persons 2018: 5 ways people with ...

New Delhi: Every year, 3rd December is celebrated as International Day of Disabled Persons. The global observance, promoted by the United Nations since 1992, aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability as well as celebrate ...
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Govt plans new rule to get patients compensation for defective ...

The government is planning to introduce amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 which will provide compensation to patients if they are sold a faulty medical device by a manufacturer or importer. The decision has been taken in the ...
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New blood test can detect ovarian cancer in its early ...

Relatively few cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in their early stages, so many people lose the opportunity for effective treatment. A newly developed blood test, however, could change this situation. The American Cancer Society (ACS) state that “only about 20 percent ...