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Nanoparticle therapy could deliver double blow to cancer

Nanoparticle therapy could deliver double blow to cancer

A new cancer therapy using nanoparticles to deliver a combination therapy direct to cancer cells could be on the horizon, scientists say. The therapy, which has been shown to make breast cancer and prostate cancer tumours more sensitive to chemotherapy, is now close to entering clinical trials, said researchers from ...

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10 foods that cause constipation, avoid them for better digestion | fitness

10 foods that cause constipation, avoid them for better digestion | fitness

Your diet doesn’t just impact your weight loss and fitness goals. It can also create problems in your digestion process leading to constipation, especially if it doesn’t contain enough fibre that can be obtained from fruits and vegetables, or probiotics like yoghurt. While fast foods may seem to be the ...

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Risk-taking, antisocial teenagers more likely to die young: Study

Risk-taking, antisocial teenagers more likely to die young: Study

Parents, please take note. A new study has found that adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers.   The findings, published in the journal Addiction, suggests that while drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention, antisocial ...

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Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health: Study

Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health: Study

Urban air is being polluted by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) whose exposure is posing threat to human health, researchers have warned.   Antibiotic resistance is caused by the incorrect use of antibiotics, and it has allowed many bacteria to be resistant to the commonly used antibiotics, which means that many ...

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Excess carbohydrates in your diet could cause knee pain and osteoarthritis | fitness

Excess carbohydrates in your diet could cause knee pain and osteoarthritis | fitness

Dietary carbohydrates could lead to osteoarthritis. According to new findings from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, the carbohydrate composition of diets may increase the risk of osteoarthritis in laboratory mice even when the animals didn’t differ in weight. Osteoarthritis, or OA, is the most common form of arthritis and the ...

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Checking emails after work could increase anxiety and harm your health | fitness

Checking emails after work could increase anxiety and harm your health | fitness

Employer expectations of work email monitoring during non-working hours are harmful to the health of not only employees but their family as well. William Becker, a Virginia Tech professor in the Pamplin College of Business, conducted a new study, “Killing me softly: electronic communications monitoring and employee and significant-other well-being,” ...

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Partial solar eclipse 2018, 5 myths from around the world that you need to know | science

Partial solar eclipse 2018, 5 myths from around the world that you need to know | science

On August 11, a partial solar eclipse will take place and will be visible from parts of the northern hemisphere. It will last for around 3 hours 30 minutes and start from 1.32pm and last till 5.02pm, but won’t be visible across India. A partial solar eclipse should not be ...

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8 interesting facts you should know before the partial solar eclipse | science

8 interesting facts you should know before the partial solar eclipse | science

A partial solar eclipse shall take place on August 11, and will last for around 3 hours 30 minutes. The eclipse will begin from 1:32 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) and last till 5:02 PM IST. What is a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse takes place when the moon passes ...

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40% women with asthma may get chronic lung diseases: Study

40% women with asthma may get chronic lung diseases: Study

More than 4 in 10 individuals with asthma run the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it harder to breathe, says a new study involving around 4,000 women. The researchers examined risk factors for developing asthma and COPD ...

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Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease: Study

Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease: Study

Glaucoma, an eye disease which affects nearly 70 million people worldwide, may be an autoimmune disease,  according to a study. Autoimmune disease is a condition in which the immune system attacks the body’s own cells. Glaucoma is something of a mystery despite its prevalence, said researchers at the Massachusetts Institute ...

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