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Saturday 21 October, 2017

App to offer real-time sun protection advice

If your job requires you to stay outdoors for long, having this app on your smartphone that provides personalised, real-time advice may improve your sun protection behaviour, says a study. The Solar Cell app provides sun-protection advice based on UV (ultraviolet) Index forecasts and personal information from the users. It also alerts users to apply More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Talk to nurse to ease pain, anxiety during surgery

Simple distraction techniques, such as talking to a nurse, watching a DVD or using stress balls, can help patients to relax during varicose vein surgery and reduce their pain  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Craigslist hookups behind rise in HIV: Study

Entry of the popular website Craigslist in a community is linked to 16 percent increase in HIV in that area  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Obama details initiative to cure cancer, diabetes

US President Barack Obama Friday unveiled the details of a bold new research effort, which brought doctors “closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes”.  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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HIV may stay hidden in ‘quiet’ immune cells

In what could lead to a cure for HIV, researchers have found that the human immunodeficiency virus may stay hidden for years in certain “quiet” immune cells.  More...

syk signaling B Cells
By BioNews On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Scientists show mature B cells can survive without the tyrosine kinase Syk.

B lymphocytes are an integral part of our adaptive immune system and their development and function is tightly regulated by several signaling pathways.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Make more friends to shed those extra kilos

Online dieters who log in regularly lose more than eight percent of their body weight in six months, a new study shows adding that the less users interacted in the community, the less weight they lost.  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Scientists develop potential cure for peanut allergies

Australian scientists believe they have developed a possible cure for people with severe peanut allergies. Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne have invented a particular More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils removed  More...