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Global measles outbreak: What we know

Global measles outbreak: What we know

Measles outbreak across the world has become the latest and most pressing public health emergency. WHO has now confirmed that epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths since the outbreak began in September. USA, which had actually eradicated the disease, is battling with high numbers of[Read More…]

Saffron a promising herbal medicine for treating ADHD: Study

Saffron a promising herbal medicine for treating ADHD: Study

Tehran: Saffron could be a promising herbal alternative for treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), finds a pilot study. ADHD is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. The study, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, showed that saffron, which has anti-depressant[Read More…]

Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women: Study

Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women: Study

New York: Are diet drinks your choice? Beware, your heart could be at risk. A new study suggests that drinking diet drinks were associated with an increased risk of having a stroke among post-menopausal women, researchers say. The stroke is was caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries. The[Read More…]

Novel blood test for pain may help combat opioid epidemic

Novel blood test for pain may help combat opioid epidemic

New York: A one-of-its-kind blood test to measure pain in patients could open the door to precision medicine and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis, say researchers. Until now, to assess pain – a subjective sensation – doctors had to rely on patients self-reporting or clinical symptoms. But[Read More…]

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