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Simple blood tests can save hepatitis patients

Simple blood tests can save hepatitis patients

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:37

Blood tests can save more than 80 percent hepatitis C patients and over 60 percent hepatitis B patients when combined with proper prevention and treatment, say experts.

Hunter Syndrome: Hunt for low-cost treatment in India

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 13:16

The family of Arian, a 12-year-old boy from West Bengal, met union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan seeking subsidy for the treatment of Hunter Syndrome, a rare but fatal genetic disorder, the treatment of which is very expensive and not easily available in India.

Tiny molecule can help treat mental disorders

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:35

The badly needed anti-depressants could be a few steps away as researchers have identified a molecule that acts on the serotonin-producing nerve cells.

Depression ups death risk in younger women: Study

Depression ups death risk in younger women: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 22:19

Young women are especially vulnerable to depression and moderate and severe depression may double their risk of death from heart diseases, a new study says.

Researchers differentiate yellow fever, malaria mosquitoes by gene mapping

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:47

The Virginia Tech entomologists have created a chromosome map that can help distinguish between yellow fever and malaria mosquitoes in order to prevent the disease.

Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28 per cent

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:09

Modern mammography screening may reduce deaths from breast cancer by about 28 per cent, a new long-term study suggests.

`Smart` eye-embedded device can manage glaucoma better

`Smart` eye-embedded device can manage glaucoma better

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:58

In a ray of hope for glaucoma patients, engineers have designed a first of its kind electronic sensor that can be placed permanently in a person`s eye to track changes in eye pressure.

Vitamin A derivative helps in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Vitamin A derivative helps in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:05

Vitamin A derivative helps in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes and prevents their cardiovascular complications, according to researchers at the University of Montreal and CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM).

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