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More Indian kids falling prey to eye cancer: AIIMS doctors

A rare eye cancer called ‘Retinoblastoma’ is afflicting children more than ever worrying the doctors and parents alike, according to eye specialists from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Revealing the incidence of the new disease, Bhavana Chawla, Associate Professor of RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, said the disease is rising at an alarming rate ...

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New Blood Pressure (BP) Drug to With Fewer Side Effects to Hit Market Soon

Using a sophisticated X-ray analysis, scientists have uncovered how an important regulator for blood pressure works in the human body and they believe that the findings could lead to new blood pressure drugs with fewer side effects. The X-ray analysis revealed the molecular structure of the angiotensin receptor AT1R. “Despite its medical relevance, the structure of this receptor was unknown ...

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Obesity Can’t be Singled Out, It has 6 Variants: Study

Instead of treating obesity as one single problem that requires attention, it should be treated in six different varieties, point out researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. To deal with obesity in wholistic manner, they suggest all six different types of obese people should be targeted seperately during the treatment for better results instead of a one-size-fits-all ...

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AIIMS Successfully Conducts Laser Surgery to Cure Epilepsy Patients

Three patients, including a four-year-old, suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy successfully underwent an advanced minimally invasive technique using laser at the AIIMS, doctors said here on Tuesday. The patients aged 4, 23 and 24 were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 7 and underwent the surgery between April 9-10. The treatment was also part of technology ...

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Single-Dose Highly Promising Malaria Drug Discovered by AstraZenica Bangalore

Bangalore-based AstraZeneca in association with global pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline, Columbia University and Harvard Medical School has come out with a malaria drug triaminopyrimidine (TAP) to kill malaria-causing parasite ‘plasmodium falciparum‘ quickly and also answers drug-resistent types. AstraZeneca India has carried out the research with funding from Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a non-profit Swiss foundation and the new drug TAP ...

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Folic Acid And Vitamin B Lower Stroke Risk, Says Study

Researchers from Perking First Hospital in Beijing found vitamin B had the power to lower stroke risk, almost invalidating long-held fear that Vitamin B may lead to cancer. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show healthy foods that were rich in vitamin B and protect the inner walls of a person’s arteries. The Chinese researchers ...

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