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Gene Theory to Treat Blindness

Researchers have recently published an important new theory regarding the gene therapy system for the congenital blindness. Using this theory the scientists have been able to provide sight to three people at least and these have been able to see even more clearly even in low light conditions. Till now no conflicting reports have been Read more

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Aspirin may Prevent DVT and PE in Joint Replacement Patients

After a total joint replacement procedure, anticoagulation or blood thinning drug can prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) which is a blood clot deep inside the extremities or pulmonary embolism, which is complicated state causing blood clot to reach lungs. However there exists risk of developing infection and hemorrhage if these therapies are used for long. Read more

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Influenza virus found in bats

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found a new influenza type A virus in fruit bats in Guatemala. It is believed that the virus does not pose a threat to humans in its current form. However, more research is being done to ensure that the virus does not develop genetic material, which Read more

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Coronary Diseases provide Impetus to Prostate Cancer

Recently at the Duke University studies have shown a stark and significant relation between the coronary heart diseases and the prostate cancer. The study shows that these two problems might have some common group of the causes and that the two can be closely related. It has been found that the heart diseases are a Read more

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How Does Kidney Dialysis Machine Work ?

Dialysis is a process that uses a machine (an artificial kidney) to remove the waste products that have accumulated in the blood. There must be a connection to a blood vessel (vascular access), usually in your forearm, permitting blood to flow to and from the artificial kidney. Typically, hemodialysis is performed three times a week Read more

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Recession enhances stress levels

This is probably not hard to guess how the stress levels are related to the economic and work conditions at the workplace. Recent studies have found out that the work associated stress rises to a higher level during periods of the recession. The studies have been carried out at the University of Nottingham and at Read more

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Avoid Saturated Fats For Healthier Body

Both saturated fats and “trans” fats are harmful to the heart. While it may be impossible to avoid these fats completely, you should try to reduce consumption as much as possible. Saturated fats: Theoretically, we don’t even need to consume saturated fat, since our body can make its own supply. Consuming saturated fat in your Read more