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    Heart's own immune cells can help it heal; study

    Washington, USA (ISJ) ? Latest research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows, heart holds its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury. Normally when the heart is injured, these beneficial...

    30 Oct 2014 11:47 AM GMT
  • Now a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer

    Now a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease

    Melbourne, Australia (ISJ) ? Researchers at University of Melbourne, Australia have developed a non-invasive blood test to diagnose early onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with increased accuracy. The test helps identify changes in the brain two...

    30 Oct 2014 3:32 AM GMT
  • Wearable device to monitor cardiac and skin health

    Wearable device to monitor cardiac and skin health

    Washington (ISJ) - Researchers at Northwestern University and University of Illinois in the USA have developed a small wearable device, which can quickly alert a person if he has any cardiac trouble. The small device approximately five...

    27 Sep 2014 10:32 AM GMT
  • Scientists use stem cells to study mutation that affects heart health

    Scientists use stem cells to study mutation that affects heart health

    New York (ISJ) ? A study by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine finds genetic mutation increases the risk of heart diseases. They have found this by comparing heart muscle cells made from induced pluripotent stem cells, or...

    27 Sep 2014 7:16 AM GMT
  • Harvard scientists develop blood-cleansing device

    Harvard scientists develop blood-cleansing device

    Washington (ISJ) ? Scientists at Harvard?s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a device that could transform treatment of sepsis ? a life threatening condition in which bacteria or fungi multiply in a patient?s blood,...

    16 Sep 2014 4:23 PM GMT
  • Kerala hospital awaits donors for rare hand and larynx transplant

    Kerala hospital awaits donors for rare hand and larynx transplant

    Kochi (ISJ) - A rare cadaver hand and larynx (voice box) transplant facility has come up at Amrita Hospital and University in Kochi, Kerala. The facility has received statutory clearance by the state medical authorities. World over around 110...

    9 Sep 2014 10:03 AM GMT
  • Kerala hospital performs rare pancreas transplant

    Kerala hospital performs rare pancreas transplant

    Kochi, Kerala (ISJ): Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi has done the first combined pancreas-kidney transplant of the state last week, the third successful in the country. This highly complex surgery was done in a 35 year old...

    30 Aug 2014 6:44 AM GMT
  • In a path-breaking innovation, Indian scientists decode human proteins

    In a path-breaking innovation, Indian scientists decode human proteins

    Bangalore (ISJ). A trans-national team of scientists have decoded human ?proteome? or proteins in the human body, which could revolutionise medical research and diagnostics. The project led by researchers from Institute of Bioinformatics, Bangalore...

    29 May 2014 1:39 PM GMT
  • Scientists develop nano-chip for early cancer detection

    Scientists develop nano-chip for early cancer detection

    Barcelona (Spain) - An international team of researchers have developed a nano-chip capable of detecting protein cancer markers in the blood using advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry. The device can detect...

    20 May 2014 1:43 PM GMT
  • Scientists develop blood test to detect depression

    Scientists develop blood test to detect depression

    Vienna (ISJ): A recent study by medical researchers of University of Vienna unveiled the possibility of detecting depression through blood test. Depression is often traced to lack of serotonin transporter (SERT), popularly known as...

    2 May 2014 3:08 PM GMT
  • Singapore scientists develop cheap dengue vaccine

    Singapore scientists develop cheap dengue vaccine

    Singapore (ISJ) - Scientists of Singapore Immunology Network have developed a cost-effective and safe vaccine to treat dengue. A single dose of the newly designed vaccine is able to cripple the dengue virus as against the current treatment protocol...

    22 April 2014 9:30 AM GMT
  • Video game improves cognitive control in adults

    Video game improves cognitive control in adults

    San Francisco: US Researchers found adults who play a 3-D video game improve their ability to sustain focus and multitask successfully. The results highlight the potential of the aging brain to improve certain skills. As we age, changes in our brain...

    22 April 2014 9:02 AM GMT
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