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Multiple Sclerosis is triggered by friendly bacteria residing in the gut

Multiple Sclerosis is triggered by friendly bacteria residing in the gut

Gut flora consists of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts and is the largest reservoir of human flora. The human body, consists of about 100 trillion cells, carries about ten times as many microorganisms in the intestines. The metabolic activities performed by these bacteria resemble those of an organ. It is estimated that these gut flora have around 100 times as many genes...
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Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Bladder cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in urinary bladder.The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; it is located in the pelvis. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder. A study suggested that by consuming high amount of fluid, you can reduce your risk for bladder cancer. What are main symptoms...
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Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Liver tumors or hepatic tumors are tumors or growths on or in the liver. Several distinct types of tumors can develop in the liver because the liver is made up of various cell types. These growths can be benign or malignant (cancerous). Eight pound tumor was successfully removed from a person suffering from hepatic malignant liver tumor by physicians at Loyola University Medical Center. What...
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Mammograms should begin at age 40 for early detection- A Study

Mammograms should begin at age 40 for early detection- A Study

Mammography is the process of using low-energy-X-rays to examine the human  breast and is used as a diagnostic and a screening tool.  Mammography is a good tool for the early detection of breast cancer, typically through detection of characteristic masses and/or micro-calcifications. Most doctors believe that mammography reduces deaths from breast cancer due to early detection. Like all x-rays,...
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SGK1 protein found to be a “fertility switch” for women

SGK1 protein found to be a “fertility switch” for women

Infertility is a worldwide problem that affects >7% of women of child-bearing age. More than half of those affected seek medical advice in the hope of eventually being able to become a mother. Causes of female infertility can be broadly classified regarding as acquired or genetic, or strictly by location. Around 1% women trying to conceive have recurrent miscarriages, defined as the loss of three...
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Tiny RNA molecules microRNA-101 starve cancer cells

Tiny RNA molecules microRNA-101 starve cancer cells

Autophagy, or autophagocytosis, is a catabolic process involving the degradation of a cell’s own components through the lysosomal machinery. It is a tightly regulated process that plays a normal part in cell growth, development, and homeostasis, helping to maintain a balance between the synthesis, degradation, and subsequent recycling of cellular products. It is a major mechanism by...
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Oral sex may cause more throat cancer than smoking due to HPV

Oral sex may cause more throat cancer than smoking due to HPV

Throat cancer forms in tissues of the pharynx. A new study conducted at Ohio State University indicate that oral sex can increase the risk for throat cancer. What are forms of throat cancer? Pharynx, the hollow tube inside the neck that starts behind the nose and ends at the top of the windpipe and esophagus, is generally the location of throat cancer. Throat cancer includes cancer of the nasopharynx...
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Steve Jobs – Medical science failed to save a computer novel

Steve Jobs – Medical science failed to save a computer novel

Steven Paul Jobs, 56, died Wednesday at his home with his family. The co-founder and, until last August, CEO of Apple Inc was the most celebrated person in technology and business on the planet. No one will take issue with the official Apple statement that “The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.” It was known that Mr. Jobs suffered from pancreatic cancer more than seven years ago...
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Hormonal contraception consumption increases HIV probablity

Hormonal contraception consumption increases HIV probablity

Contraceptive pills are commonly available medications taken for the purpose of birth control or safe sex. Two types of female oral contraceptive pills are widely available. These pills contains an oestrogen and/or a progestogen, and is taken once per day. A new study reveals that probability of HIV is enhanced by intake of hormonal contraceptives. Increased risk of HIV Jared Baeten, MD, of the...
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iPhone based Application to treat Presbyopia

iPhone based Application to treat Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively unable to focus on objects close to the viewer. The condition is a normal part of the aging process. The most common treatment for those suffering from presbyopia is corrective lenses, either eyeglasses or contacts either reading glasses or bifocals. Even the most common type of eye surgery, LASIK, is not effective for...
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