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Australian scientists may have found a treatment that reverses aging

DNA reverse sequence in ageing mice, promising result is ready to test in human as research subjects. Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging. Scientists have found a way in DNA repair proc...

Nila Moeloek: Indonesia Successfully Reduces Mortality Rate due to Tuberculosis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Harnett County Health Department are recognizing World Tuberculosis Day today. Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, many...

A pint a day keeps the doctor away: Research proves moderate drinking is good for you

A GLASS of wine a day can help to stave off heart conditions such as angina and heart failure, suggests new research. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 23:30, Wed, Mar 22, 2017. Glass of wine - man with chest pa...

Boy, 9, ‘poisons’ female classmate with liquid hand soap, causing girl to be h...

A 9 year old primary school boy poured Dettol into a female classmate's water bottle, to win the heart of another. According to Lianhe Wanbao, the incident occured in a primary school in Jurong and a...

Debate reignites over the contributions of ‘bad luck’ mutations to cancer

Two thirds of the mutations that cause cancer may be due to random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes," according to scientists from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD. These e...

HPDP II project scores 96% in private sector engagement

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, has called on state governments to create stronger collaboration between their programmes for the treatment of Tuberculosis and HIV. A statement by ...

South Africa: Latest Transmission Patterns for Drug Resistant TB Pose a New Challenge

Beijing, March 24: China registers around 900,000 new cases of tuberculosis every year and remains among the 30 countries with the highest incidence of the disease, despite a decline in cases since 2...

Drug-resistant TB cases rising in India: Lancet

New Delhi: Rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail the progress made by nations, including India. India is also among the six countries that account for 60 per cent of the total ...

Houston Officials Consider Use Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes To Fight Zika Virus

Erez Aiden's research on how a 6.5-foot-long string of human DNA folds and organizes itself to fit within the nucleus of a human cell was used to develop a new technique to sequence a genome from sc...

New Cancer Test Detects Tumors And Their Location From Routine Blood Samples

A machine that can detect cancer from a blood sample could be ready in a year. Scientists in California have developed a computer program that can detect tumour DNA as well as specify where in the bo...

Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies day after giving birth to twins

Cancer tried twice to take young mother Jamie Snider's life. Both times it failed. But in a heartbreakingly tragic twist, Snider, a 30-year-old from Fresno, Calif. and a survivor of ovarian and cervi...

NEJM: Lyrica ineffective in sciatica

A new trial found that the prescription painkiller pregabalin was of little or no help to patients with the back and leg pain known as sciatica. 0. iStock. Painkillers are painkillers, aren't they? N...

Newly Discovered Lung Function Has A Key Role In Blood Production

Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new evidence revealing that they don't just facilitate respiration - they also play a...

Pregabalin No Help for Sciatica Leg Pain

A small study in Australia has found that pregabalin – a drug more widely known under the brand name Lyrica -- works no better than a placebo at relieving leg pain caused by sciatica. Researchers enr...

Smartphone device could measure male infertility in seconds: study

(CNN) A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man's semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has showed. Fighting the male biological clock by banking sperm....

Resistance risk for new TB drugs: experts

Photo of Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC's Center for Global Health As we approach World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24th, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC's Center for Global Health, has p...

World at risk from new tuberculosis threat as disease becomes resistant to drugs

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As India continues to have 24 per cent of the world's total Tuberculosis (TB) burden, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) on Thursday called for a comprehensive...

Prostate cancer: To treat or not to treat

There's new information about the long-term side effects of treating men with early stage prostate cancer. Researchers looked at three different treatments. They found surgery to remove the prostate ...

Kids of Older Moms May Do Better in Psychosocial Areas

For years experts have harped on about the benefits of having children in your earlier years, however a recent study undertaken at Aarhus University in Denmark may have women rethinking their options...

Moderate drinking is good for the heart. Why won’t public health admit it?

A DAILY pint or glass of wine can slash the chances of a suffering heart attack by a third, a major study reveals. And it cuts the risk of dying young by a quarter. A pint a day can slash the risk of...