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New regime for treatment of Graves` Eye Disease

New regime for treatment of Graves` Eye Disease

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 21:07

No surgery or medication is required to treat Graves Eye Disease. Graves` eye disease, also known as Graves` ophthalmopathy, could be present in about half of people who have Graves` disease.

First dengue vaccine shows promise

First dengue vaccine shows promise

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:35

A potential new dengue vaccine - the first to reach phase 3 clinical testing - has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease in Asian children, according to a new research.

City doctors remove `largest` salivary gland tumor

City doctors remove `largest` salivary gland tumor

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:32

Doctors at the city-based Lok Nayak Hospital have removed a 420 gram salivary gland tumor, and claimed it was the largest of its kind extracted so far.

Why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes

Why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:40

The actions of specialised cells in the intestine that secrete a cocktail of powerful hormones when we eat may explain why diabetes is cured in the majority of patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery, says a study.

Drug addicts` brain function similar to that of sex addicts: Scientists

Drug addicts` brain function similar to that of sex addicts: Scientists

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:28

A new has found that the brain activity that goes on in a sex addicts` head, is very similar to that of a drug addicts.`

Health experts ask for `cautious` approach to new promising TB drug

Health experts ask for `cautious` approach to new promising TB drug

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:39

Health experts have revealed that the new drug-resistant tuberculosis shows promise, however it should be approached with caution.

Ebola kills 21 more in West Africa, toll now 539

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:35

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said 21 more people have died from Ebola in West Africa over the past two days, bringing the total death count to 539.

New method to erase pain

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:06

It is possible to relieve pain hypersensitivity with a new method that rekindles pain so that it can subsequently be erased, says a study.

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:48

In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer`s disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.

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