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  • US researchers develop oral insulin; test it successfully in rats

    US researchers develop oral insulin; test it successfully in rats

    Washington (ISJ) - Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the...

    18 July 2018 10:23 AM GMT
  • US scientist discovers new genome-editing, poised to become next generation of genetic medicines

    US scientist discovers new genome-editing, poised to become next generation of genetic medicines

    Washington (ISJ) - A US scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases, positioning the new tool as the basis for the next generation of genetic...

    18 July 2018 9:14 AM GMT
  • New drug shows promise in relapsed leukaemia

    New drug shows promise in relapsed leukaemia

    A new drug shows promise in its ability to target one of the most common and sinister mutations of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), according to researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn's Abramson...

    22 Jun 2017 2:35 PM GMT
  • A lovers touch eases pain as heartbeats, breathing sync

    A lover's touch eases pain as heartbeats, breathing sync

    Fathers-to-be, take note - you may be more useful in the labour and delivery room than you realize. That's one takeaway from a study released last week that found when an empathetic partner holds the hand of a woman in pain, their heart and...

    22 Jun 2017 12:17 PM GMT
  • Cholesterol could help tackle drug resistance

    Cholesterol could help tackle drug resistance

    Hyderabad (India Science Wire) - Despite advancement in healthcare developing newer services and products, it is facing a major problem in the form of growing drug resistance. New resistance mechanisms, also known as superbugs, are...

    18 Jun 2017 1:09 PM GMT
  • Two studies tangle coconut oil in our dietary table

    Two studies tangle coconut oil in our dietary table

    New Delhi (ISJ) - American Heart Association (AHA) has come up with an advisory, saying saturated fats, including Coconut Oil are the main cause of cardio-vascular diseases (CVD). Besides Coconut Oil, other sources of saturated fats to be taken...

    18 Jun 2017 12:59 PM GMT
  • Russian scientists develop metal nanoparticles to kill oral bacteria

    Russian scientists develop metal nanoparticles to kill oral bacteria

    Moscow (ISJ) – Russian scientists have developed a nanoparticle-based mouthwash, which helps to kill oral cavity microflora, removing 83 per cent of dental plaque. The mouthwash developed jointly by scientists at the National University of...

    17 Jun 2017 4:30 PM GMT
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