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New Trial Shows Encouraging Outcomes for ASD Treatment

New Trial Shows Encouraging Outcomes for ASD Treatment

The gut microbiota is an amazing portion of the human body; it performs an essential role in immunity and maintains our bodies healthy. New study indicates that the gut microbiome may even hold the key to a probable treatment for autism.

The gut microbiota is the range of microorganisms living within our body. We have 10’s of trillions of microbes residing in…

Statins might Help to Decrease Blood Clots in Veins

Statins might Help to Decrease Blood Clots in Veins

Statins are generally recommended for protecting against cardiovascular diseases, like as heart attack and stroke. Now, a pooled analysis of presented studies covering millions of individuals discovers that the cholesterol decreasing drugs may also prevent venous thromboembolism, a major but avoidable cause of hospital deaths.

Investigators from the University of Leicester and the University of Bristol, report their results in The Lancet…

New Soft Robot can Help you Beat your Heart Normally

New Soft Robot can Help you Beat your Heart Normally

A team of investigators has developed a robotic sleeve able of artificially resembling the muscles of the heart. This new technology could be a life saver for people with heart failure waiting for transplant.

Heart failure takes place when either of the heart’s ventricles can no more accomplish their duty of…

More than 30% of Asthma Patients Misdiagnosed

More than 30% of Asthma Patients Misdiagnosed

Asthma impacts 300 millions of individuals globally. However, new Canadian research indicates that a considerable number of asthma cases may be wrongly diagnosed.

Asthma is a chronic illness impacting the bronchial tubes, which generally allow air to come in and out of the lungs.

This new study, presented in JAMA, indicates that the situation may be over-diagnosed.

Investigators led by Dr. Shawn Aaron, analyzed…

Antioxidant Found in Breast Milk Prevents Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Antioxidant Found in Breast Milk Prevents Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Antioxidants are known to protect against some chronic illnesses – like cardiovascular problems and cancer – because of their capability to prevent cell damage. New study indicates that a common antioxidant may also defend against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Studies have proven that a diet rich in fruits and veggies can assist to protect against chronic diseases. On the other hand, it is not specific whether the antioxidants on their…

Single Atom Replacement Might Speed up Insulin Availability

Single Atom Replacement Might Speed up Insulin Availability

Researchers recommend that a small chemical modification to insulin can make the molecule act more quickly while protecting its function in the organism. In the Journal of Biological Chemistry, investigators explain how they predicted the effect with computer simulations and then confirmed it with laboratory studies.

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Low Dose Aspirin May Prevent Cancer Progression

Low Dose Aspirin May Prevent Cancer Progression

Cancer is a major cause of morbidity and death globally, and its occurrence is expected to rise in the coming decades. Cancer prevention techniques include making healthy lifestyle choices and getting examined if at risk. New study indicates that a small dose of aspirin may assist prevent the creation of cancer cells and describes how.

As per the World Health Organization (WHO),…

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Smell Test May Identify Alzheimer’s and MCI Risk

Smell Test May Identify Alzheimer’s and MCI Risk

Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is still a difficult task for physicians, who depend on a combo of mental and physical assessments to identify the problem. In a new research, investigators explain how a smell test could boost the accuracy of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Principal investigator David R. Roalf, recently revealed new results in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological condition…

Glass of White Wine Every Day May Increase Melanoma Risk

Glass of White Wine Every Day May Increase Melanoma Risk

According to recent study presented by Eunyoung Cho and colleagues in journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, drinking white wine could increase the risk of melanoma.

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that starts in melanocytes, which are cells in the top layer of skin.

While melanoma is considerably less frequent than other skin types of cancers – like basal cell carcinoma…

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Is It Good To Drink Plenty Of Water When You Are Ill?

Is It Good To Drink Plenty Of Water When You Are Ill?

Physicians have generally advised individuals to drink a lot of water if sick. A new case study reports the dangers of consuming too much water and shows the need for more study to support this standard advice.

For years, the major medical advice in case of flu or respiratory infections has been to consume a lot of fluids.

Theoretically, this is regarded good…

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