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ASD is a life-long condition that affects one in 68 people. (Reuters) Scientists have developed an app to be used with the optical head-mounted...

MSD launches cancer drug Keytruda in India

US-based drug major MSD today said it has launched cancer drug Keytruda in India for treatment of advanced melanoma, a form of skin...

Mosquito borne illnesses, swine flu may prove fatal to diabetic patients

Bleeding due to low platelet count does not stop in those living with diabetes. (Reuters) According to statistics, mosquito borne diseases are prevalent in...

Genes linked to better immune response to flu vaccine identified

The researchers and their collaborators used data collected from more than 500 individuals who provided blood samples before and after being vaccinated. (Photo:...

Scientists develop new therapeutic antibody for dog cancers

As seen in humans, dogs too have malignant cancers that cannot be treated by existing therapies such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. (Photo:...

Thicker waistline may up cancer risk: study

Your belly fat can put you at increased risk of cancer, say scientists including one of Indian-origin who have found that a protein...

Malnutrition, alcoholism behind widespread TB in South India

Representational Image (Reuters) Malnutrition and alcoholism are the key drivers of tuberculosis in the southern states of India, scientists say. Researchers from Boston University...

Researchers identify potential new way to treat HIV

About 37 million people worldwide have HIV and 20 million received antiviral therapy in 2016, according to the World Health Organisation. (Representational Image:...

Small increase in cigarette price can make smokers quit: Study

Smoking cessation remains an important focus of public health efforts since it remains the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the...

Daily weighing can help to shed those extra pounds: Study

Noticing weight gain can motivate adults to adopt lifestyle changes, helping them to avoid an expanding waistline. (Reuters) Attention people! Here’s another reason for...

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