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Small molecules in spit may help diagnose concussions, says study

Small molecules in spit may help diagnose concussions, says study

They found that the presence of certain microRNAs in saliva was able to better identify concussions and more accurately predict the length of concussion symptoms than relying solely on patient surveys.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Manchester United's Jonny Evans spit branded `simply disgusting`

Manchester United's Jonny Evans spit branded `simply disgusting`

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans` decision to spit at Newcastle`s Papiss Cisse during a recent Premier League clash was branded "simply disgusting" by an Football Association regulatory commission.

Mar 13, 2015, 11:34 AM IST
I didn't spit at Cisse, says United defender Evans

I didn't spit at Cisse, says United defender Evans

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans says he did not spit at Newcastle United`s Papiss Cisse during Wednesday`s 1-0 Premier League victory at St James` Park.

Mar 05, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Your smartphone will soon analyze your DNA!

Researchers are developing new display sensors for smartphones that will read the user`s spit to not only detect the body temperature, but also analyze the DNA.

Jul 21, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Cancer-causing worm heals wounds: Study

Spit produced by a cancer-causing worm which damages the human liver can be used to treat non-healing wounds, a scientist has claimed.

May 29, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Now, bacteria in saliva can help doctors identify pancreatic cancer

Researchers at San Diego State University have identified that saliva can help doctors identify pancreatic cancer in a patient.

May 19, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Man ends life after being made to lick spit as punishment

A man, who was punished by the panchayat and made to lick the spit of the villagers off the ground in Bihar`s Samstipur district ended his life unable to bear the ignominy, police said on Saturday.

Oct 19, 2013, 18:55 PM IST

When Ranveer Singh spat on Sonakshi Sinha!

Sonakshi Sinha walked out of the sets of her upcoming film ‘Lootera’ when her co-actor Ranveer Singh accidentally spat on her face.

Jun 23, 2013, 11:05 AM IST

New saliva test `can detect various cancers`

Japanese & US universities jointly developed a technique that can quickly detect various cancers.

Jun 30, 2010, 00:33 AM IST

New saliva test `can detect various cancers`

Japanese & US universities jointly developed a technique that can quickly detect various cancers.

Jun 30, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Venomous snakes spit defensively

Snakes are generally feared for their lethal bites but some venomous snakes even spit defensively, an American researcher has discovered.

May 14, 2010, 20:38 PM IST