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Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:30

Did you know that obesity may result in deterioration of bone density and muscle mass? If not, pay heed, a study warns.

New method to fight Malaria drug resistance discovered

New method to fight Malaria drug resistance discovered

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:42

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating that it simply needs to be administered differently.

Dengue fever could soon be history

Dengue fever could soon be history

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:02

New research by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.

New drug to combat measles developed

New drug to combat measles developed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:16

Scientists have developed a novel antiviral drug that may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and also prevent them from spreading the virus to others.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome linked to breathing problems

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome linked to breathing problems

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 18:11

In a major breakthrough, researchers claimed to have found the leading cause of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Oral zinc supplements can cut length of common cold if taken within 24 hours

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:05

Indian researchers have found that oral zinc supplement s can reduce the length of common cold, if taken within 24 hours of the first symptoms.

Diabetes a barrier to breast cancer screening?

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 19:44

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, like screening for cancer, to fall by the wayside, a study has found.

Gene linked to pediatric kidney cancer `could help in kidney regeneration`

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:40

Researchers have said that about one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28.

Unlocked: How heredity, environment affect gene expression

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 11:22

Everyone has the same set of genes and it is difficult to determine which genes are heritable or controlled by your DNA versus those that may be affected by the environment. Now, no more.

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