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Researchers develop ‘one-two punch’ to destroy cancerous ovarian cells

WASHINGTON July 15: Researchers have developed a two-step combination therapy ‘one-two punch’ to destroy cancer cells.

The study published in the journal ‘Nature Communications’ showed the superior therapeutic effectiveness of the ‘one-two punch’ on cells of ovarian cancer patients, based on the manipulation of the state of cellular aging. Continue reading “Researchers develop ‘one-two punch’ to destroy cancerous ovarian cells”

People working in fishing industry have poorest health: Study

WASHINGTON June 4: New study found that people who work in the fishing industry have the poorest health among all the workers in England. The study was published in the journal ‘Marine Policy’. Continue reading “People working in fishing industry have poorest health: Study”

People with strong life purpose, easily make healthier choices

Washington DC , May 17: Everybody wants to stay fit. However, while for some, meeting their fitness goals seem like a cakewalk as they love eating healthy food, many constantly struggle. Ever wonder why? Continue reading “People with strong life purpose, easily make healthier choices”

GPs to give six months of free bike hire on prescription for overweight patients

LONDON May 10: Bicycles are to be prescribed to overweight patients on the NHS for the first time as part of a new scheme to tackle obesity and heart disease. Continue reading “GPs to give six months of free bike hire on prescription for overweight patients”

1-yr olds should’ve no screen time, U-5 not more than 60 minutes daily: WHO

United Nations May 2:  Infants under the age of one year should not be exposed to electronic screens at all and “sedentary” screen time for children under five must not be more than an hour a day, according to the WHO’s new guidelines. Continue reading “1-yr olds should’ve no screen time, U-5 not more than 60 minutes daily: WHO”

Johnson & Johnson Rejects Report Of “Harmful” Chemicals In Baby Shampoo

NEW DELHI April 29: Johnson & Johnson has strongly rejected findings of a Rajasthan government laboratory showing presence of “harmful” chemicals in the US-based company’s baby shampoo, a popular product in India. Continue reading “Johnson & Johnson Rejects Report Of “Harmful” Chemicals In Baby Shampoo”

Bringing back dead alive: Scientists revive pig brains four hours after it was slaughtered

CALIFORNIA April 18: US scientists have partially revived pig brains four hours after the animals were slaughtered.

The findings could fuel debate about the barrier between life and death, and provide a new way of researching diseases like Alzheimer’s. Continue reading “Bringing back dead alive: Scientists revive pig brains four hours after it was slaughtered”

Vitamin C doses may shorten ICU stay: Study

London April 3: Administering vitamin C to patients in intensive care unit (ICU) can help shorten their stay, scientists say.

The researchers from University of Sydney in Australia and University of Helsinki in Finland, carried out a systematic review of vitamin C for ICU patients. Continue reading “Vitamin C doses may shorten ICU stay: Study”

Green tea beneficial for more than just obesity: Study

NEW YORK March 21: Green Tea has once again been found as the Hail Mary for not just obesity but various other inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health, finds a recent study. Continue reading “Green tea beneficial for more than just obesity: Study”

Dieting incurs bad behaviours

NEW YORK March 9: Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. Continue reading “Dieting incurs bad behaviours”