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‘Pill on a string’ Can Identify Oesophageal (Gullet) Cancer: New Study

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have found a new method that will help the doctors to identify oesophageal cancer (gullet cancer) easily. Barrett’s oesophagus – a state where cells within the oesophagus lining starts to change shape and grow unusually, is often the starting point of oesophageal cancer, which a type of cancer that can be hard to treat ...

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Turmeric with Omega-3 Prevents Onset of Diabetes, Says Indian Origin Scientist

  An Indian originscientist from the University of Newcastle’s Nutraceuticals Research Group has found that curcumin in turmeric in combinatin with Omega-3 can delay type-2 diabetes and even prevent it effectively, if taken regularly. Professor Manohar Garg says the cause of the type 2 diabetes is due to systemic inflammation that affects secretion fuction of pancreas glands and turmeric can ...

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Acute asthma stops responding to treatment: Study

According to a new research, patients suffering from acute asthma fail to react to the mainstay treatment of the disease – high doses of corticosteroids, which work perfectly in low doses only on those who suffer from low level asthma. In case of acute asthma, the patient’s airways get swollen and narrow to harm the breathing. Dr. Anuradha Ray, an Indian-origin ...

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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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Srivari Chandrashekar appointed IICT – Hyderabad Director

Hyderabad-based CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has announced the appointment of its chief scientist and well-known figure Dr. Srivari Chandrashekar as the director, to push for a sysnthesis in the field of natural products and lab-developed chemical components in the pharmaceutical field. Dr Chandrashekar was associated with the IICT since 1994 and became the chief scientist in 2010, leading ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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