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Dengue can cause blindness, finds study August 22, 2015 16:28

Dengue fever is one of the most dangerous and deliberating disease that has been affecting many people nowadays. High fever and low platelet count are not the only clinical manifestations of dengue but it also…

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Cranberries extract could kill off colon cancer cells, says study August 20, 2015 19:23

According to a new study, the scientists revealed that intake of cup of cranberries daily can fight off colon cancer. "Colon cancer may offer a particularly good target for a dietary treatment. Cranberry extracts may…

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Alzheimer’s disease can be detected voice test, finds study August 19, 2015 16:05

A study led by Indian-origin scientist has found a new way to detect Alzheimer's disease over the phone just by listening to their voices. Alzheimer’s is a most common type of dementia which includes symptoms…

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Plant-based diet can reduce Alzheimer’s risk August 11, 2015 18:34

A study found that Mediterranean-Dash Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (Mind) substantially slows cognitive decline with age. The study examined cognitive change over a period of 4.7 years among 960 older adults who were free…

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Anti-diabetic drug ‘Metformin’ may help keep cholesterol at check August 10, 2015 18:14

The researchers from Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen and German Diabetes Center Dusseldorf have claimed that common diabetes drug Metformin can also help lower "bad" cholesterol that is known for promoting cardiovascular diseases by hardening the arteries.…

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Carbohydrate consumption can make humans smarter, finds study August 08, 2015 13:36

According to a new study it was revealed that carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form of starch was critical for the accelerated expansion of the human brain over the last million years. The study suggests…

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High salt intake increases multiple sclerosis risk, finds study August 07, 2015 13:12

A new study suggests that eating too much salt intake may be risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis. Researchers from the University of Vermont in Burlington fed a high salt diet or a…

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Gut bacteria can cause weight gain, finds study August 06, 2015 18:59

According to a recent study done by the researchers, it was revealed that gut bacteria may affect circadian rhythms and metabolism leading to weight gain in some people. Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioural…

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Dementia drugs may cause unintentional weight loss, says study August 05, 2015 12:36

According to a study led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), it was revealed that medication of one major disease could cause another major adverse effect on health. The study was led by…

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New class of drug could help fight against obesity, says study July 31, 2015 18:15

Scientists have developed a new class of compounds that could help fight against obesity by preventing absorption of fat particles. Newly developed compounds called ‘micelle sequestrant polymers’ are administered to mice, which captures fat particles…

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Coffee consumption linked to Alzheimer’s disease, says study July 30, 2015 18:22

Coffee has many health benefits. But increase consumption overtime may increase risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia, says new research. These findings were published in the Journal…

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Type 1 diabetics linked to dementia, study revealed July 28, 2015 15:35

Type 1 diabetes patients are at greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study performed by the lead author Rachel Whitmer. To find this, the researchers reviewed records of more than 490,000 who were…

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