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Combination therapy boosts survival of brain cancer patients

Combination therapy boosts survival of brain cancer patients

Health April 18, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

New York Combining a vaccine with high-dose chemotherapy may help improve survival rates for patients of an aggressive form of brain cancer, a new study claims. Researchers from Duke University in the US studied 11 glioblastoma (GBM) patients who received the combination therapy of a vaccine targeting cytomegalovirus (CMV) antigenRead More

New wearable sensor can analyse your sweat for disease

Health April 18, 2017 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Washington: US researchers have developed a wristband-type wearable sweat sensor that could help diagnose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases. The sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents and then electronically transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics through a smartphone, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. The study wasRead More

Tips on preparing skin before heading for holiday getaways

Tips on preparing skin before heading for holiday getaways

Health April 17, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: If you are packing your bags for an exotic travel destination, make sure your skin is prepared to face the environmental onslaught of that place. Holiday getaways can be refreshing for the body and soul, they can de-stress our minds, but as we loosen our knots and blastRead More

New injection to cure erectile dysfunction also increases penis size

Health April 17, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Erectile dysfunction is a major sexual issue faced by a large number of men especially as age takes its toll and increasingly due to porn viewing as well. But there are several therapies and drugs as well as implants available to cure erectile dysfunction and give men a better sexRead More

Drinking ice tea can lead to higher risk of cholera: study

Drinking ice tea can lead to higher risk of cholera: study

Health April 16, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

Washington: Beware before you drink that ice-tea! A study finds that drinking iced tea or un-boiled water and having a water source near a toilet may increase the risk of cholera. The results, published in the journal of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, suggested that about 22 percent of people withRead More

Coping with bad bosses may boost happiness

Coping with bad bosses may boost happiness

Health April 16, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

London, April 16 Have an unsupportive boss? It may be good for you, according to a new study which shows that dealing with emotional exhaustion at work can boost happiness. Researchers, including those from University of East Anglia in the UK, conducted three complementary studies involving a total of 500Read More

Expressing gratitude may boost your health

Expressing gratitude may boost your health

Health April 15, 2017 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

Washington, April 15 Expressing gratitude may improve your psychological and physical well-being and contribute to long-term success in relationships, a new study suggests. Researchers from University of Montana in the US explored the connection between gratitude expression and psychological and physical well-being. “Gratitude consistently associates with many positive social, psychologicalRead More

Expressing gratitude may boost your health: study

Health April 15, 2017 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

Washington: Expressing gratitude may improve your psychological and physical well-being and contribute to long-term success in relationships, a new study suggests. Researchers from University of Montana in the US explored the connection between gratitude expression and psychological and physical well-being. “Gratitude consistently associates with many positive social, psychological and healthRead More

Drinking iced tea may up cholera risk in endemic countries

Drinking iced tea may up cholera risk in endemic countries

Health April 14, 2017 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Bangkok, April 14 Consuming iced tea and not always boiling drinking water may increase the risk of cholera in endemic countries, a new study has found. After over a decade of declining cholera incidence, Vietnam faced an increase in cases of the diarrheal disease during 2007-2010, researchers said. Risk factorsRead More

Personalised treatment for alcoholism a step closer

Health April 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Los Angeles Scientists have revealed a key difference between the brains of alcohol-dependent and non-dependent rats, which may help develop personalised treatment for alcoholism and alcohol disorder. When given alcohol, both groups of rats showed increased activity in a region of the brain called the central amygdala (CeA) – butRead More