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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 29, 2014

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ... Curry spices ‘found to lower blood pressure’ Indian medical researchers say they have successfully tested a blend of curry spices that lowers blood pressure in lab rats, raising hopes for a natural and affordable drug to treat the chronic disease. Cardiology expert S. Thanikachalam, who headed the research, said his team had tested a mixture of ginger, cardamom, cumin and pepper ...

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    Short Science, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Mutations may cut heart disease 40pc A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than 1 per cent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by 40 per cent. The findings ... specifically through inhibition of APOC3 would have a beneficial effect by lowering disease risk," said senior co-author Alex Reiner, a research professor of epidemiology at the University ...

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    Short Science, June 1, 2014

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by AGENCIES

    ... diseases. Edelman's attention later turned to unraveling the mystery of consciousness, which he felt evolved because of a person's experience, contradicting the traditional view ...

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    Short Science, April 20, 2014

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Brazilian goat produces disease-fighting milk Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reported. The goat, named Gluca, is the first of its kind in South America. It has been genetically modified to produce the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. Gaucher's disease ...

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    Short Science, May 4, 2014

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... Miracle cures sought from Florida sea life A team of scientists has begun collecting the genomes of sea creatures off the Florida coast in the hope that unmapped species, some of which have the capacity to reverse disease and injury in themselves, may hold the key to new treatments for humans. Of about 250,000 marine species identified so far, scientists have sequenced ...

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    Short Science, March 23, 2014

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ... Breathalyser detects diseases through gases Toshiba has unveiled a breathalyser which it says can detect several diseases just 30 seconds after users blow into the machine. The device has a nozzle in which users blow several times. It then analyses the puffs for traces of several gases which can signal the presence of several health problems including diabetes, stomach ailments ...

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    Short Science, February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by AGENCIES

    ... with prostate cancer who have a high risk of dying from the disease, enabling them to be monitored throughout their lives, and other men to avoid unnecessary treatment. In some men, the cancer is so ... established that 14 mutations in known cancer genes can predict the disease’s presence. The Guardian   New marsupial enjoys long mating sessions Scientists in Australia have discovered a new species ...

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    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... found in Arctic whales raises concerns A parasite that is found in cats and can cause brain disease, blindness and miscarriages in people has been found for the first time in Arctic beluga ... diet, and may be exposed to new health risks. Some experts are concerned that global warming could be causing the spread of new diseases in the world's oceans, and that the thawing of ice ...

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    Short Science, January 19, 2014

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:24am by AGENCIES

    ... take flight in study of diseases Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have ...

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    Short Science, December 29, 2013

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:25am by AFP, Staff Reporter, Reuters

    ... use even if it works. They believe, until now, that a foolproof diagnosis is only possible by extracting brain tissues from CTE patients who are already dead. There is no cure for the disease. Staff Reporter   Patients kept in dark over diabetic disease Less than half of people with diabetes-related eye disease have been told about it, which means they're also missing out ...




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