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Tetanus shot may boost brain cancer survival : Study

Adding a simple tetanus shot to another vaccine treatment for a lethal form of brain cancer dramatically extends patients’ survival, finds a study. Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute found that three of six patients with glioblastoma – a brain tumour with a very poor prognosis – lived years longer than expected after receiving a tetanus shot. The injection was ...

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How to counter cocaine hijacking memory in addicts and address drug addiction?

A new study on how brain retains powerful role of memory among addicts will throw light on the mechanism to make drug addiction less compulsive, said Washington State University researchers. Turning off the mechanism found by these researchers may help in “diminishing the emotional impact or the emotional content of the memory, so it decreases the motivation to relapse,” said ...

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Kejriwal on bitter gourd juice at Jindal Naturecare in Bangalore

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 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put through rigorous Ayurvedic diet of bitter gourd juice and fenugreek seeds to combat chronic cough that he is suffering from at Jindal Naturecare Institute in Bangalore on Friday, a day after he got admitted. As Kejriwal is diabetic, he was also served bitter gourd juice and sprouted fenugreek seeds juice during daytime, ...

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Tempers cool ahead of AAP meet; Kejriwal off to Bangalore for 10-day naturopathy treatment

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s remark that he was “deeply hurt and pained” by the open warfare within the AAP apparently has cooled down the tempers ahead of the party’s crucial make-or-break leadership meeting on Wednesday. The Aam Aadmi Party, which scored a spectacular electoral win early last month, also announced that Kejriwal was going away to Bangalore on Wednesday ...

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Indian-origin researcher finds potential treatment for drug-resistant TB

An Indian-origin scientist and his team have developed a new drug that may serve as a treatment against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, which has emerged as a challenge to cure for scientists world over. “Multi-drug resistant TB is spreading rapidly in many parts of the world,” said lead author Vasu Nair, director, University of Georgia (UGA) Center for Drug Discovery. “There ...

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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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Diabetes Differs on Geography Basis, Needs Localised Treatment, Says Study

Since the factors behind the prevalence of diabetes differ from region to region, climate to climate and local culture and food habits, the treatment should be based on the local factors, said a study. “In one region of the US, poverty and lower education outcomes are more predictive of higher diabetes prevalence, and in other regions, physical inactivity and obesity ...

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Ramanaidu suffering from prostate cancer

Telugu film industry icon and producer D. Ramanaidu, 79, is suffering from prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment, said actor Rajasekar, who is also a doctor by profession. Ramanaidu has been undergoing treatment for over the last few months and the doctor-actor said Ramanaidu’s condition is “not bad”…”It’s not good either. He’s reached a point where he has to be medically dependent ...

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Hope For People With Hair Loss As Human Stem Cells Generate New Hair in Lab

In a new study, which seems to be a stepping stone towards the development of a cell-based treatment for people with hair loss, researchers from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have used human pluripotent stem cells to generate new hair. Alexey Terskikh, associate professor, explained, “We have developed a method using human pluripotent stem cells to create new cells capable of ...

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