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Daily Aspirin Mantra Acts on Breast Cancer too, Says Study

Aspirin has long been seen as an anti-coagulent and heart-friendly medicine but now studies show that a daily dose of aspirin may curb the growth of breast cancer or tumour. Indian-origin scientist Dr Sushanta Banerjee from the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the team found that aspirin is able to create a non-conducive conditions around cancer stem cells ...

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SpaceX sends 6th cargo mission to ISS, but fails rocket recovery test again

US spaceflight company SpaceX has launched its sixth cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS), but failed in its second attempt to recover part of the Falcon 9 rocket on its reentry to land on a floating-base erected in the Atlantic Ocean. The California-based company’s Dragon cargo ship, filled with over 1,950 kg of supplies and payload, lifted off ...

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Brain Chemical Serotonin Neurons Help Humans to Be More Patient

A recent study of researchers shows that the brain chemical, serotonin, that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life. Serotonin is a neuromodulatory chemical that is targeted by antidepressant drugs, such as Prozac, which are widely used to treat depression and other disorders such aschronic pain. “We made serotonin neurons sensitive to light so when we illuminated ...

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Modified Parasite Killer Drug Helps to Treat Diabetes 2 Permanently: Study

A drug used for eliminating intestinal parasites, if modified, could treat the root cause of type 2 diabetes and not just its symptoms as the current medicines are, discovered scientists. The finding may revolutionize the Diabetes 2 treatment permanently. The Type 2 diabetes hits the when it fails to produce enough insulin and the major cause for it was insulin ...

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