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Encouraging results of brain death study redefine Death Declaration parameters

Biotechnology company Revita Life Sciences, had indicated in 2016 about its intent about its advanced research, into the clinical intervention in the condition of brain death in humans.
Results of the first phase are encouraging, soon we may have a special medical fraternity to relook into this matter, experts say we can save more than ten lakh people every year with the help of Regenerative therapeutic applications and brain stimulation techniques.
Results of the first phase are encouraging, soon we may have a special medical fraternity to relook into this matter, experts say we can save more than ten lakh people every year with the help of Regenerative therapeutic applications and brain stimulation techniques.
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 02:25 PM IST
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How the humble haldi, the go-to for Indians for any ailment, became a rage worldwide

Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 07:12 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Achilles’ heel of aggressive brain cancer found

The transport of linoleic acid, a substance essential to humans found in food, from outside to inside cells was disturbed, resulting in a significant change to the fatty acid composition of the lysosomal membrane.
With no curative treatment currently available, glioblastomas cannot be surgically completely excised, as the tumour cells are adept at invading tissues and spreading around the brain.(Shutterstock)
With no curative treatment currently available, glioblastomas cannot be surgically completely excised, as the tumour cells are adept at invading tissues and spreading around the brain.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 14, 2019 10:28 AM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, London

Indian-origin scientist finds solutions to end ageing

Dr Keshav K Singh, a professor of genetics, pathology and environmental health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has demonstrated how boosting the function of the mitochondria, the powerhouse of cells, makes wrinkles disappear and restores hair growth.
Kaya kalpa is a set of therapies that can reverse the physical degeneration caused by age.(Shutterstock)
Kaya kalpa is a set of therapies that can reverse the physical degeneration caused by age.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 02:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySanchita Sharma

Cancer treatment, now body odour can help detect the disease

The study shows that olfactory receptors - proteins that bind to odours that aid the sense of smell - perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the nose.
Body odour can help detect cancer.(Shutterstock)
Body odour can help detect cancer.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 12, 2018 06:49 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent

This new diabetes drug can help reverse a fatal lung disorder

Pulmonary fibrosis can develop after lung injuries like infections, radiation or chemotherapy, or it can have an unknown cause, as in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF. IPF is a progressive, and ultimately fatal, lung disorder that strikes more than five million worldwide.
Can this diabetes drug treat lung disorder?(Shutterstock)
Can this diabetes drug treat lung disorder?(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 04, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Washington | ByHT Correspondent

Consuming 4 cups of coffee daily may help boost heart functions in elderly

The study showed that coffee promotes movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria -- cell powerhouse -- which then enhances their function to protect cardiovascular cells from damage.
Can drinking 4 cups of coffee benefit the elderly?(Shutterstock)
Can drinking 4 cups of coffee benefit the elderly?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 04:07 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByHT Correspondent

Packaging affects how food is absorbed by our bodies, and not in a good way

Next time you are at the grocery store, pay attention to the packaging of the food item you are buying. Results of a new study suggests that zinc oxide nanoparticles, present in the lining of certain canned goods, can play havoc with your digestive system.
ZnO nanoparticles are present in the lining of certain canned goods for their antimicrobial properties and to prevent staining of sulfur-producing foods.(Shutterstock)
ZnO nanoparticles are present in the lining of certain canned goods for their antimicrobial properties and to prevent staining of sulfur-producing foods.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 05:50 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington D.C. | ByHT Correspondent

Bariatric surgery helps reverse liver disease, sleep apnoea: AIIMS studies

A large majority of patients who underwent bariatric surgery showed improvement in liver-related conditions a year later, doctors found.
Around 25% to 30% people are estimated to have non-alcoholic fatty liver, but the condition is prevalent in around 70% to 90% of morbidly obese people.(Shutterstock)
Around 25% to 30% people are estimated to have non-alcoholic fatty liver, but the condition is prevalent in around 70% to 90% of morbidly obese people.(Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 27, 2018 07:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

This drug can help reduce inflammation in stroke patients

The drug, Kineret, licenced for treating rheumatoid arthritis, was given as a small injection just under the skin without giving the patients any identifiable adverse reactions. It is one of biologic agents transforming treatment in a range of illnesses.
Kineret works by blocking the actions of IL-1 which is released into the body following injury caused by a stroke.(Shutterstock)
Kineret works by blocking the actions of IL-1 which is released into the body following injury caused by a stroke.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 03:59 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington D.C. | ByHT Correspondent
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