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Life, Health, 03 Jan 2018

Stem cell therapy may treat leading cause of blindness

Discovery has advanced efforts to make stem cell- derived RPE for transplantation into patients with geographic atrophy.

03 Jan 2018 9:17 PM

'Sugar coma' may slow down your brain: study

Here is what a new study has found.

03 Jan 2018 6:13 PM

New 'organ-on-a-chip' device mimics heart disease

This organ-on-a-chip could also improve blood testing for patients.

03 Jan 2018 2:16 PM


There may soon be cure for baldness, says study

Skin patches with hair follicles are created in the lab using stem cells from mice.

03 Jan 2018 2:06 PM

Race may matter in hospital care for preemies

They can also encounter longer-term challenges such as impaired vision, hearing and cognitive skills.

03 Jan 2018 1:59 PM

Novartis breast cancer therapy gets FDA breakthrough

Designation covers initial endocrine-based treatment of pre- or perimenopausal women with hormone-receptor positive.

03 Jan 2018 1:44 PM

Here’s why you should never feed your baby water

Study shows when babies drink too much water, their sodium levels drop too low to allow them to process nutrients which can cause death.

03 Jan 2018 1:26 PM

Perfectionism in youngsters significantly increased: study

Researchers suggest that perfectionism entails "an irrational desire to achieve along with being overly critical of oneself and others."

03 Jan 2018 12:22 PM


Immune cells linked to very early spread of breast cancer

Future work will involve identifying the type of macrophages involved in early dissemination and exactly how the process occurs.

03 Jan 2018 11:22 AM

Traumatic events increase headaches and migraines

Teens may be able to treat their headaches with over-the-counter medicine.

03 Jan 2018 11:14 AM

Can vitamin D reduce arterial stiffness?

Arterial stiffness was improved by vitamin D supplementation in a dose-response manner in this population.

03 Jan 2018 11:01 AM

Can cow's milk prevent type 1 diabetes?

There is no evidence to revise the current dietary recommendations for infants at high risk for type 1 diabetes.

03 Jan 2018 10:56 AM

ADHD medicines may lower risk of sexually transmitted infection

ADHD increases the risk of subsequent STIs among adolescent and young adult populations by about three times, reports a study.

03 Jan 2018 10:49 AM


More hospitalizations for heart failure patients in winter

Drastic change in temperature and atmospheric pressure is closely related to rate of hospitalization, death in elderly patients.

03 Jan 2018 10:43 AM