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Skin cancer may up risk of other cancers

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 16:26

People who have had common skin cancers may be at an increased risk of developing melanoma and 29 other cancer types, a new study has warned.

De-worming drug could help protect against periodontitis too

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 14:20

A drug currently used to treat intestinal worms may protect people from periodontitis, an advanced gum disease.

New cancer risk gene found

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:26

A new cancer risk gene has been discovered which explains the early-onset in some multiple-case breast cancer families.

Fainting may run in families: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 19:22

Fainting may be genetic and in some families only a single gene may be responsible, a new study has found.

New technique fights dengue, malaria from within mosquitoes

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 16:13

A new technique that introduces disease-blocking bacteria into mosquitoes may help halt the spread of diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and potentially malaria, according to scientists.

Young malaria parasites show way to bust scourge

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 13:02

A key discovery related to young malaria parasites` lower sensitivity to drugs could turn the tide against the global scourge, say researchers.

Aus researchers develop test for predicting Autism

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 13:54

Australian researchers have developed a genetic test which they claim can predict the risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children.

Fainting linked to genetic factors: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 12:56

It`s all in the family? According to a new research, fainting has a strong genetic predisposition.

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