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India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 11:38

India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening.

Lack of blood screening causing Hepatitis C

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:14

Vardhan Singh, a 65-year-old patient of acute anaemia, met with an accident 25 years ago. The grievous injuries he suffered and the loss of blood compelled doctors to transfuse extra blood to his body.

Novel way blocks tumour growth into cancer

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:28

In pioneering research on models of human tumours in mice, researchers have successfully blocked metastasis - the strategy adopted by tumour cells to transform into an aggressive form of cancer.

Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:03

Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.

Men in shift work at higher type 2 diabetes risk: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:59

Men who works in shift are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns.

Toddler`s eye contact may signal autism risk

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:21

Low levels of joint attention - the act of making eye contact with another person to share an experience - without a positive affective component (a smile) in the first year is linked to high risk of autism disorder, says a study.

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:57

Researchers have developed a new revolutionary procedure that could help prevent the disease ever striking in the first place.

Connection between age and memory decline revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:06

A new study has revealed the molecular mechanisms of memory decline with age, using latest high-throughput proteomics and statistical methods.

Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:05

Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, says a study.

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