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Grass pollen can help predict asthma, hay fever: Research

Grass pollen can help predict asthma, hay fever: Research

Sydney: The presence of different strains of grass pollen in the atmosphere can help predict when hay fever and asthma could strike, researchers have found. A team led by the University of Queensland (UQ) researchers, tracked grass pollen for seasonal variations and found it was released into the atmosphere later[Read More…]

Add chokeberries in porridge to help boost health

Add chokeberries in porridge to help boost health

London: While bananas and blueberries have been commonly used in porridge, a new study suggests that adding chokeberries, called ‘the healthiest fruit in the world’, can help boost health. High in antioxidants, chokeberries — native to North America and also known as Aronia berries — are not damaged when mixed[Read More…]

Stop smoking cigarettes before they make you blind

Stop smoking cigarettes before they make you blind

By Vivek Singh Chauhan New Delhi: Do you smoke cigarettes? Think twice before taking another drag as it may not only damage your heart or lungs but can also make you blind, experts say. Smoking harms the retina — the light-sensing tissue in the back of the eyes, responsible for[Read More…]

Experimental vaccine eliminates HPV infection: Study

Experimental vaccine eliminates HPV infection: Study

New York: A new experimental immune-based vaccine has cleared human papillomavirus (HPV) in a third of women with cervical cancer precursors, according to clinical trial results. The therapeutic vaccine, called Tipapkinogen Sovacivec (TS), injects a specific protein that triggers an immune system response to attack high-risk HPV types that cause[Read More…]

Artificial Intelligence can help treat brain tumours, finds a study

Artificial Intelligence can help treat brain tumours, finds a study

London: Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based (AI) method for analysis of brain tumours, paving the way for individualised treatment of tumours. According to the study, published in The Lancet Oncology, AI machine learning methods, carefully trained on standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), are more reliable and precise than established[Read More…]

Hearing loss before 50 may raise drug abuse risk

Hearing loss before 50 may raise drug abuse risk

New York: People below 50 years who suffer from hearing loss are more likely to misuse opioids, alcohol and other drugs than their peers who have no such disorder, say researchers. The findings showed adults under 35 years with a hearing loss were 2.5 times more likely to have a[Read More…]

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