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Gene-therapy pill slows pancreatic cancer, extends survival by two years in trials
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Gene-therapy pill slows pancreatic cancer, extends survival by two years in trials

Taking the medication twice daily, one of the trial's subjects has survived 2.5 years and is leading a normal life.

Its high time females are included in science studies urges scientist Rebecca Shanksy
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Its high time females are included in science studies urges scientist Rebecca Shanksy

Medicines in women work differently than on men and it is necessary that studies are conducted to suit both genders.

Compound found effective in killing superbug bacteria causing pneumonia, UTIs
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Compound found effective in killing superbug bacteria causing pneumonia, UTIs

Multidrug-resistant pathogens are responsible for millions of resistant infections annually.

River water all around the world are overflowing with antibiotics: new study
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River water all around the world are overflowing with antibiotics: new study

People are increasingly resistant to antibiotics and their presence in the rivers are dangerous for aquatic animals.

FDA approves $2.1 million Novartis' 'Zolgensma', makes it the costliest drug ever
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FDA approves $2.1 million Novartis' 'Zolgensma', makes it the costliest drug ever

Zolgensma, a one-time drug for spinal muscular atrophy, affects 1 in 10,000 children and mostly leads to death.

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding
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Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding

The team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.

Scientists have found new medicinal plants used by ethnic tribes living in Manipur
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Scientists have found new medicinal plants used by ethnic tribes living in Manipur

The healers of the Zeliangrong group usually use the leaves of plants to treat diseases due to all-year availability.

Super precise microscope can diagnose cancer, perform surgery without cutting skin
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Super precise microscope can diagnose cancer, perform surgery without cutting skin

The microscope helps pinpoint the exact location of an abnormality, diagnose it and treat it.

Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to control
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Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to control

In India, hypertension has led to a total of 1.63 million deaths in 2016 and needs to find a way to overcome it.

Heart-sealing adhesive: Bioglue can now heal broken hearts without surgery or sutures
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Heart-sealing adhesive: Bioglue can now heal broken hearts without surgery or sutures

The non-toxic gel made from gelatin & water solidifies under UV light & seals heart injuries in under a minute.

Combining antibiotics with silver nanoparticles help with drug resistance bacteria
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Combining antibiotics with silver nanoparticles help with drug resistance bacteria

With the increase in antibiotics use, bacteria's resistance is increasing, this study might help combat it.

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds
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Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds

The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy; no exceptions for rape, incest cases
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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy; no exceptions for rape, incest cases

Missouri's Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills

Artificial Intelligence is better than a human doctor at predicting health threats: Study
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Artificial Intelligence is better than a human doctor at predicting health threats: Study

Doctors generally make use of risk scores to predict such cases to make treatment decisions.

Indian scientists found three bacteria that can be killed to cure tuberculosis
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Indian scientists found three bacteria that can be killed to cure tuberculosis

By analysing the tuberculosis gene, the scientists found three G-quadruplex motifs that can be targeted,

Zombie cells cause ageing in human beings — killing them can cure its symptoms
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Zombie cells cause ageing in human beings — killing them can cure its symptoms

Many cells under stress die, but some of them become zombie cells that live in suspended animation.

'Signs of virginity' test scrapped from Maha Uni textbooks for being unscientific
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'Signs of virginity' test scrapped from Maha Uni textbooks for being unscientific

The report also highlights how virginity tests violate human rights & leads to gender discrimination.

Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care
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Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care

Researchers can now detect bacteria and their shape, can't pinpoint the type of species.

Anticancer mushrooms: MU Professor wins patent for anticancer compound from fungi
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Anticancer mushrooms: MU Professor wins patent for anticancer compound from fungi

The mushroom grows natively in Kolli Hills in the Eastern Ghats & Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats.

CRISPR anti-venom: Antidote to world's most venomous sting made with gene editing
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CRISPR anti-venom: Antidote to world's most venomous sting made with gene editing

The toxin causes the blood pressure of its sting victims to sky-rocket if the venom isn't neutralized soon.