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Arthritis could now be diagnosed through simple blood test


A research conducted by the scientists from University of Oxford revealed that a simple blood test would be able to indicate a person’s likelihood of suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) sooner or later or even 16 years before the condition takes effect. A team of researchers from the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at Oxford University note that a blood test ...

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A novel compound to confront Type-2 diabetes


A group of scientists have deployed a new drug discovery technique in order to identify an anti-diabetes compound with a novel mechanism of action. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) US in their finding discovered that a new type of diabetes treatment has enable researchers quickly find drug candidates that activate cellular receptors in desired ways. “In principle, we can apply ...

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Biomarkers for identifying initial lung cancer


Researchers in their recent study have identified a biomarker that helps in detecting the most common lung cancer in its earliest stage. The scientists believe that this discovery could help increase survival of lung cancer patients. As per the National Cancer Institute, lung cancer kills about 158,000 Americans each year — as many as the next four most deadly cancers ...

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New study: Almonds now more healthier than before


Almonds who were earlier believed of carrying some amount of calories have been found 20 percent lower originally as per the new study. It was published by American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) which provided a new understanding of the calorie count in almonds which can help manage food cravings and aid in weight management. In order to measure calories ...

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Weight loss potent for knee protection


A new study has revealed that the degeneration of the knee cartilage can be reduced significantly through a substantial loss of weight. And this new research is very potent for the obese people as they are the most affected ones. We all know that obesity plays a major role in osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease. “Degenerative joint disease is a ...

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New test to check Pancreatic cancer quickly


A study reveals a way more definite method for detecting pancreatic cancer. Physicians found that by collecting samples from the portal vein — which carries blood from the gastrointestinal tract, including from the pancreas, to the liver , pancreatic cancer can be diagnosed than by relying on peripheral blood from a more easily accessed vein in the arm. “We demonstrated ...

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Cocoa and green tea potent for combatting Diabetes


A study has proven that cocoa and green tea contain such essential substances that can help prevent and treat renal complications or diabetic retinopathy. Brazilian scientists declared as per their study that cocoa and green tea help in diminishing deaths of podocytes. Podocytes (or visceral epithelial cells) are cells in the Bowman’s capsule in the kidneys that wrap around capillaries of ...

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Ultrasound probes in identifying heart strokes


A new study has found that a person can be identified at increased risk of future stroke through a simple ultrasound examination. Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body. Since surgical treatment is is only considered beneficial to some so as to prevent stroke, ultrasound can prove useful in preventing unnecessary surgical intervention, findings ...

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