New ‘Genomic Signature’ may Lead to blood test for spotting Five Deadly Cancer

New ‘Genomic Signature’ may Lead to blood test for spotting Five Deadly Cancer

Common Gene Signature among Five different types of Cancer could be step towards developing an early blood test for disease, as per the researchers’ team. The team at the National Human Genome Research Institute, being one of the National Institute of Health, said that it is a change in the genetic function which is called methylation, and not a genetic mutation. Dr. Laura Elnitski who led the team of researchers, stated that the researchers have…

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Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Patient’s autopsy says, Lungs are Main Target Organs

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Patient’s autopsy says, Lungs are Main Target Organs

The Autopsy of Patient with MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) reveals that every such patients often show signs of acute kidney failure, however, in all such cases in humans, lungs are the main target organs. It was seen first in the year 2012, in Saudi Arabia that from the sputum of the patient who was died of respiratory and renal failure, the MERS- CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona-virus) was isolated. And from that…

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Proton Beam Therapy on cancer: More effective with less side effects

Proton Beam Therapy on cancer: More effective with less side effects

Cancer in children can now be effectively treated by proton beam therapy, and it is as effective as other treatments are. It is as per study published in The Lancet Oncology. Notably, a cancer treatment at the centre of an NHS controversy is the year 2014 is causing fewer side effects in children than that of conventional radiotherapy. And this is well proved as per new research. Around 59 patients from age group between 3…

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Hip Replacement has become less time consuming and less painful, with New Surgical technique

Hip Replacement has become less time consuming and less painful, with New Surgical technique

Now, the hip-replacement surgery will be quick to offer fast recovery and also with the less postoperative pain. As observed in the case of one Mr. Michael Burk, where a quick and effective treatment was promised by NYU Langone Medical Centre, New York City’s practitioners and in the same day he was allowed to reach his home happily and safely. Earlier, Hip replacement operations which were known as total hip arthroplasty, were requiring patients to…

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Fitbit’s Alta, a fitness tracker is launched with stylish look

Fitbit’s Alta, a fitness tracker is launched with stylish look

Technology has contributed and put his mark on each and every fields and when it is a matter of health, there can see its offered most stylish and effective health devices. The Fitness trackers being the part of such health devices and gadgets, are not often seem most stylish devices which the people can wear, however, the new Fitbit Alta is looking different. This fitness tracker is flexible, fashion- forward one. Handful journalists were invited…

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Global Emergency from the Heath concerns relating to the disease linked to Zika Virus

Global Emergency from the Heath concerns relating to the disease linked to Zika Virus

World’s top health organization- WHO’s (World Health Organization) personnel said a disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a Global Public health emergency requiring a united response. This health virus is spreading far and fast and experts are seemed worried with its devastating consequences. Moreover, the infection of this virus has been seen linked with the cases of microcephaly, where new born babies can be seen with underdeveloped brains. And looking to…

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Removing Ban on Foetal Gender Identification, Central Government may make sex test mandatory

Removing Ban on Foetal Gender Identification, Central Government may make sex test mandatory

Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, in a complete reversal of the government strategy to fight female foeticide, said that the Centre was considering lifting the two- decade old band on identification of sex of the foetus and also they are thinking to make the process mandatory. Moreover, it was also specifically pointed by her that, the parents who are registering the sex of the foetus will have to produce a medical certificate or…

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Consuming Rich- Fibre Foods Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risks in Premenopausal Women

Consuming Rich- Fibre Foods Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risks in Premenopausal Women

Lots of Fruits and Vegetables in the foods of the Premenopausal Women may have significant effects in reducing the Breast Cancer. It was observed in new research that girls who eat more high- fibre foods during adolescence may have significantly lowest breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fibre when young. Thus, an apple a day keeps cancer away and also high- fibre foods can regulate estrogen levels in the blood, which is…

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