Health

New Vaccine Ushers New Hope for Herpes Patients

According to a recent report in eLIFE magazine on March 10, a test vaccine provided full protection to mice against live virus in genital herpes. The new vaccine works with a starkly different approach to the previous vaccines that were being invented. In the previous vaccines that were developed for …

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Telangana Faces Twelve Fresh Cases Of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) Virus

Telangana is considered to be the worst affected State in India with above 150 positive cases of swine flu reported between 1st January’2015 to 20th January’2015. After a gap of almost two years, swine flu epidemic revealed its presence from the later part of December’2014. Even before health authorities could …

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A Cure for Hemophilia through Mutant Protein

A protein named FIX-Padua has been found to cure symptoms of hemophilia in dogs. A report published in the journal Blood revealed that the protein cured three dogs that has severe symptoms of the disease. It is sure to bring a revolutionary change in the field of medicine. In a …

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Puberty Suppression Has Become a Choice for Teens in Oregon

There are different states that cover medical costs for the transgender of Medicaid recipients, but Oregon is the only state which uses Medicaid funds in order to help pre-transgender children delay puberty. Suppression of puberty temporarily requires a drug which is known as Lupron and after every three months, an …

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Paracetamol is Harmful for Back Pains

Paracetamol is ineffective for treating back pains despite a recommended treatment, a team of Australian researchers has warned. The review of 13 doctors has been published in the British Medical Journal, said that paracetamol never reduce disability of improve your health. Instead it increases liver problems. Back pain is the …

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Breastfeeding Has Link to Higher IQ in Babies

In a recent study researchers found a link between breastfeeding and human intelligence. The research was done on 3, 500 babies. Babies that were traced were from all walks of life. Researchers found that babies who were breastfed for a long period of time scored high on IQ tests when …

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New Global Fund Can Help Countries Exercise Tobacco Control

A novel global fund is being developed so that developing countries can overcome challenges posed by cigarette makers for tobacco control measures. The fund is worth 4 million USD or 2.7 million GBP. It is a joint effort by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. According to …

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