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Lung cancer can be treated with SapC-DOPS technology: Study

New research provides hope that the therapeutic agent SapC-DOPS could be used for treatment of lung cancer as it caused cell death in cancer, while sparing normal cells and tissues, researchers said. SapC-DOPS consists of a lysosomal protein, saposin C (SapC), and a phospholipid named dioleoylphosphatidylserine (DOPS), which are combined and assembled into tiny cavities, or nanovesicles, to target and ...

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Simple blood test to predict dementia risk

UK researchers have identified a new biomarker that would test blood to could predict the possibility of developing dementia or memory loss in old age. If it shows a low level of the biomarker apolipoprotein E in our blood, then it increases the risk of developing dementia in the future, the findings of the study involving 76,000 people showed. "The ...

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Chili pepper can burn fat, prevent weight gain: study

Junk food lover? Then add as much as pepper as possible and chilli pepper in daily eatables to prevent weight gain, if not weight loss overnight, according to a new study involving an Indian-origin researcher. The chief ingredient in chilli peppers, capsaicin, stimulates energy burning, hence developing a dietary supplement could be developed to do away with controls on calorie ...

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5 genetic links influence size of brain structures: study

 Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures in the human brain after analysing genetic data and MRI reports from 30,717 reports. Nearly 300 researchers studied the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans from 30,717 individuals from around the world to evaluate genetic data from seven subcortical brain regions and intracranial volume from the scans, in a ...

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How Facebook Knows Your Secrets Better Than Your Friends, if Not Spouse ?

Researchers from Cambridge University and Stanford University have come up with a new software that can reveal your personality better and clearly than your friends by analysing posts that you “like” on Facebook. The software based on mining Facebook “likes”, shows the computer model can predict a person’s personality better than close friends and family, the only exception being one’s ...

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