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300 million hepatitis B sufferers but only one in 20 treated: study

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Some 300 million people worldwide are living with the deadly hepatitis B virus (HBV), but only one in 20 received adequate treatment, researchers reported Tuesday.

Herbal formulations able to prevent and treat dengue fever: A scientific review

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(Natural News) Herbal formulations could be potentially used as alternative options for preventing and treating dengue fever. A study published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine looked at past studies on herbal treatments used in managing the disease in India. Dengue is common ...

Fennel flower found to effectively treat several diseases and conditions, including cancer

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(Natural News) Fennel flower, a food additive used since the ancient times, is effective in treating and preventing cancer, according to a review published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. The fennel plant, also known as Nigella sativa, is an annual flowering plant that is na...

Yoga can increase blood flow, aiding in repair and regeneration of tissue

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(Natural News) Research has found out that yoga improves the way our organs function. In particular, yoga stimulates bone marrow stem cells trafficking to the blood surrounding it. This, in turn, helps reduce inflammation, reduce apoptosis, revive lost cells and delay the aging process. The resu...

Ayurvedic medicines found to be safe and effective alternative treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee

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(Natural News) Aging is a given. Because of this, most people can’t avoid diseases related to aging like hypertension, cataract, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and osteoarthritis (OA). Statistics show that OA is the most widespread joint disorder among people aged 60 years old and above in the U.S. Ar...

Eradicating poverty would dramatically reduce TB cases, study finds

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Preventative measures, like poverty reduction, could be just as effective in tacklin...

What are opioids and what are the risks?

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Donald Trump has announced plans to tackle the opioid crisis. What are they and why ...

Pairing mobile phone reminders with incentives to help prevent diseases

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove In a study conducted in rural India, researchers have found that mobile phone remind...

The Genius Within review – a smart look at boosting our brains

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove David Adam explores the history of intelligence and ways to improve his own, raising...

Why Potentially Dodgy Diabetes Drugs Dominate in India

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Indian drugmakers like to come up with combos — two meds in one pill. They can make more money that way. And they say it's easier for patients to take one pill than two. But is there a downside?(Image credit: Sara Hylton/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Addressing healthcare needs of women and mothers to ensure a healthy future

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Logo recognition associated with kids' choice of international junk foods

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Young children in six low- and middle-income countries prefer junk foods over tradit...

Researchers use brain scans to read memories

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Scientists have used brain scans to read people's memories and work out where they were as they wandered around a virtual building.The landmark study by British researchers demonstrates that powerful imaging technology is increasingly able to extract our innermost thoughts.

Indian Man's Brain Tumor Might Be the World's Largest

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Doctors in India recently operated on what they say could be the largest brain tumor in the world, according to news reports.

The Clock Is Ticking on Superbugs

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U.S. feels the walls closing in as drug-resistant infections spread.

They’re Taking Our Tires!

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An unexpected meeting helps solve an epidemiological mystery.

Huge permafrost thaw can be limited by ambitious climate targets

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Nearly 4 million square kilometers of frozen soil -- an area larger than India -- could be lost for every additional degree of global warming experienced, warn scientists. Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, they add – potentially releasing significant am...

Opinion: How to Avoid Legal Problems in Collaborative Research

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A patent dispute over CRISPR highlights the need for scientists to agree on IP ownership early.

'E-nose' created to sniff out pesticides in tea

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(NaturalNews) The Tea Research Association (TRA), a partnership between the Indian government and the tea industry, has announced the development of an "e-nose" that can "sniff out" pesticide residues on tea leaves, thus ensuring that contaminated leaves are not sold to consumers...

Panicked parents storm hospitals and attack doctors in India over 'false' Facebook post linking polio vaccine to child's death

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(NaturalNews) Panic over the potential side-effects caused by the polio vaccine continue to mount in various parts of the world, with the latest drama unfolding in India, after authorities arrested an 18-year-old man accused of spreading false rumors regarding the polio vaccine.Parvez...

Tuberculosis bacteria hide in the low oxygen niches of bone marrow stem cells

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A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed light on latent tuberculosis and the bacteria's ability to hide in stem cells. Some bone marrow stem cells reside in low oxygen (hypoxia) zones. These specialized zones are secured as immune cells and toxic chemicals cannot reach this zone...
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