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    Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

Vaccination Can Reduce Rabies Deaths in India: Study

Rabies claims around 20,000 lives in India every year but, in new that cheers, researchers have found a way out to reduce the menace by 90 per cent. A study

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    Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

Blood Pressure Rising Globally Including in India: Report

The rate of elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) has increased substantially across the globe between 1990 and 2015, researchers report, warning that the situation has put more people at an

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    Drug That ‘Melts’ Cancer Cells Approved for Human Use

Drug That ‘Melts’ Cancer Cells Approved for Human Use

A drug that could “melt away” cancer cells has been approved for human use in Australia, a media report said on Tuesday. Developed in Melbourne, Venetoclax, which will be sold

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    Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

A combination of a common diabetes medication and a drug for treating hypertension may effectively combat a wide range of cancer cells by driving them to commit ‘suicide’, a new

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    Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

Deaths related to heart disease go up around Christmas and they are not because of the cold winter season when death rates are usually at a seasonal high, says a

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    Ebola Vaccine Found Safe and Effective in Human Trials

Ebola Vaccine Found Safe and Effective in Human Trials

In a large human trial led by the World Health Organisation (WHO), an experimental Ebola vaccine was found highly protective against the deadly virus, promising an effective weapon against any

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Meghalaya Gets Ayurvedic College

  Meghalaya Gets Ayurvedic College

AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik on Thursday inaugurated the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH) to provide health

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New Blood Test May Improve Treatment for Ovarian Cancer Patients

  New Blood Test May Improve Treatment for Ovarian Cancer Patients

Scientists have developed a simple blood test that can predict how ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond to chemotherapy

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Fasting Can Kill Cancer Cells of Common Childhood Leukemia

  Fasting Can Kill Cancer Cells of Common Childhood Leukemia

Researchers have found that intermittent fasting inhibits the development and progression of the most common type of childhood leukemia. This

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Heavy Drinking During Youth Can Disrupt Brain Development

  Heavy Drinking During Youth Can Disrupt Brain Development

Excessive alcohol use during adolescence can disrupt the development of brain and increase risk of substance use disorder later in

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Cobra Venom Can Help Surgeons See Boundaries of Cancer

  Cobra Venom Can Help Surgeons See Boundaries of Cancer

In collaboration with researchers from Assam’s Tezpur University, Russian scientists have developed a substance-based cobra venom and quantum dots that

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Chemotherapy May Cause Women to Grow New Eggs, Says Study

  Chemotherapy May Cause Women to Grow New Eggs, Says Study

Treatment with common chemotherapy drug combination appears to increase the number of young eggs in women’s ovaries, a new research

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Foul Air in India Kills 6 Lakh More Than Estimated: Report

  Foul Air in India Kills 6 Lakh More Than Estimated: Report

Holding fossil fuel as a major culprit, a report by Greenpeace on Friday said that total deaths caused due to

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Surprising Monkey Study Could Lead to ‘Functional’ HIV Cure

  Surprising Monkey Study Could Lead to ‘Functional’ HIV Cure

Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn’t get too excited about the results of animal studies, and he doesn’t make house calls. But

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Assam Records 928 New HIV Cases

  Assam Records 928 New HIV Cases

Assam has recorded 928 new HIV cases with an estimated 12,090 people living with HIV(PLHA) last year, according to Assam

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Injections, Implants Tested as New Weapons to Prevent HIV

  Injections, Implants Tested as New Weapons to Prevent HIV

Scientists are taking the battle to prevent HIV to the next level with large-scale trials set to start using injections

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Human Cells with ‘Built-in Circuit’ Can Kill Cancer Cells

  Human Cells with ‘Built-in Circuit’ Can Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers have engineered cells with a “built-in genetic circuit” that produces a molecule that impairs the ability of cancer cells

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