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New high-tech glasses help doctors `see` cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 21:55

Scientists have developed new high-tech glasses that may help surgeons visualise cancer cells which glow blue when viewed through the eye-wear.

Discovery may lead to new drugs for osteoporosis

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 17:31

Scientists have found that activating a biological pathway may help stimulate bone growth.

20% of women with ovarian cancer inherit predisposition to disease

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 15:39

A new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has estimated that one in five women with ovarian cancer inherit genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease.

New breakthrough brings malaria drugs closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 11:55

An Indian origin researcher has found that a form of malaria, which is common in India, Southeast Asia and South America, attacks human red blood cells by clamping down on the cells with a pair of proteins.

Substance abuse far higher in mentally ill

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 12:02

Smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than among those in the general population, says a new paper.

How humans take difficult decisions decoded

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:11

Heads or tails? Random fluctuations in the brain determine how we make decisions when faced with two equally appealing options, scientists say.

2009 swine flu death toll was 10 times higher than previous estimates

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:44

A team of researchers has estimated the global death toll from the 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 virus to be 10 times higher than the World Health Organization`s count, which was based on laboratory-confirmed cases of this flu.

Gut bacteria may hold key to fighting obesity

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 12:39

Germ-free mice, who received gut bacteria from obese humans, gained more weight and accumulated more fat than mice, who received bacteria from the guts of lean humans, according to a new study.

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