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FDA approves device to treat heart failure patients

Washington |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The US Food and Drug Administration has given approval for a new device that would help treat patients with life-threatening heart failure, and address an unmet need in patients who fail to get adequa

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Childhood abuse worsens depression later: Lancet

London |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Facing trauma in childhood can significantly change the structure of the brain, which may result in severe depression which could even be recurrent in adulthood, say researchers.

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Drinking orange juice daily may keep strokes at bay

London |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Drinking orange juice daily may cut your risk of deadly strokes by almost a quarter, suggests a study.

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Excess male hormones in women may up blindness risk

London |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Increased levels of hormone testosterone -- male sex hormone -- in women could cause a brain disorder that can lead to blindness, finds a new study.

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Handful of nuts daily can boost memory in elderly

Sydney |Friday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

While age is known as the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, eating a handful of nuts every day can improve mental health and memory skills by up to 60 per cent, finds a study.

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Balance of two enzymes may help treat pancreatic cancer

Los Angeles |Thursday, 2019 12:15:30 PM IST

A new research has set the stage for clinicians to potentially use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient's PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs t

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Smart toilet can detect congestive heart failure

New York |Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST

Hospitals will soon be able to monitor patients with congestive heart failure in the comfort of their own homes, thanks to a new type of toilet-seats that can measure biometrics during "natural" proce

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Adhesive gel to repair eye injury without surgery

Washington |Thursday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

American scientists have designed an adhesive gel that can seal wound or ulcers on the surface of the eye, thus sparing the need for eye surgery.

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Scientists develop robotic swarm for medical use

New York |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST

Chinese scientists have developed a robotic system inspired by a colony of ants that can collectively achieve complex tasks like gathering large prey.

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Brain function gets better while inhaling

Jerusalem |Thursday, 2019 12:15:54 PM IST

Israeli research has found that inhalation improves brain performance, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel reported.

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Cardiovascular events cause 58% deaths among diabetics

Mexico City |Thursday, 2019 12:15:35 PM IST

Fifty-eight percent of deaths among people with type 2 diabetes are due to cardiovascular events, a leading Mexican expert has said.

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Smoking strong pot daily increases psychosis risks

London |Thursday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

Amid growing decriminalisation of cannabis use, a new study warns that daily cannabis use, especially of high potency, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, a mental disorder charact

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