Thursday 17 April, 2014

Court dismisses appeal of ‘quack’ convicted of causing baby’s death

Dismissing the appeal of a man convicted of causing the death of a nine-month baby Continue reading “Court dismisses appeal of ‘quack’ convicted of causing baby’s death” »  More...

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Control pregnancy weight to avoid obesity in kids

Gaining both too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child Continue reading “Control pregnancy weight to avoid obesity in kids” »  More...

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Potential hepatitis C cure found in Chinese herb

In what could revolutionise treatment of patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), scientists have isolated a new compound from Chinese herbal medicines that can inhibit HCV activity by approximately 90 percent More...

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Gut bacteria linked to alcoholic liver disease

Why is that the severity of alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is not equal in all heavy drinkers? The secret may lie in the the gut flora or what is now known as microbiota Continue reading “Gut bacteria linked More...

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Kids! Play outdoor to keep fatty liver disease at bay

Parents, let the kids play in the sun if you want them to keep non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) Continue reading “Kids! Play outdoor to keep fatty liver disease at bay” »  More...

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Diabetes a barrier to breast cancer screening?

Even as women with diabetes are at higher risk of breast cancer, diabetic women get so hassled managing the chronic condition that they often end up leaving other preventative actions Continue reading “Diabetes More...

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Obsessed with selfies? You may be mentally ill

Taking lots of selfies is not an addiction but a symptom of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Continue reading “Obsessed with selfies? You may be mentally ill” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Paramedic dies of Mers coronavirus infection in UAE

A paramedic in the UAE has died after contacting Mers coronavirus and five others with the infection have been placed in quarantine Continue reading “Paramedic dies of Mers coronavirus infection in UAE” More...

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New towns pose health risks for India’s poor: Study

While the skyscrapers and growing satellite city projects in India are fast emerging as markers of development, the new towns pose serious health risks to the poor Continue reading “New towns pose health More...

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Girls having ‘normal sex’ via lab-grown vagina!

In a major breakthrough, scientists are now growing specialised organs such as vagina in the lab and successfully implanting them in patients Continue reading “Girls having ‘normal sex’ via lab-grown More...