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New test detects autism in very young children

Scientists have developed method to detect autism in younger by testing their saliva, Researchers found a set of 32 RNA factors in saliva that can...

Blocking an enzyme may prevent Alzheimer’s

Blocking an enzyme could put a stop to the buildup of toxic protein clumps that occurs in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease. This...

New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy

A new clinical trial tests a radiotherapy-boosting drug in the fight against various forms of cancer. Cancer continues to be one of the top causes...

How Zika and Dengue exploit the mother-child relationship

The viruses that cause dengue fever and Zika fever have established themselves as formidable forces of devastation. About 390 million dengue infections occur globally...

Retinal transplant successfully restores sight in rats

Scientists have successfully restored vision in blind rats by transplanting fetal retina cells to regenerate neurons in the vision centres of their brains. Researchers at...

Could machines using AI make doctors obsolete?

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems simulate human intelligence by learning, reasoning, and self correction. This technology has the potential to be more accurate than doctors...
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New chemical solution may assist scientists with brain tumour operations

Brain tumours are some of the most complicated tumours to operate on. However, scientists have been testing a drink containing 5-ALA, a substance known...

Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

Women who smoke have diabetes or high blood pressure increase their risk of a heart attack more than men faced with the same risks,...
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Biocompatible materials in medical technology

In the field of medicine, a rule of thumb when prescribing medical treatment is that the benefits must outweigh risks. However, when it comes...

Challenges ahead to eliminate Malaria from country: Speakers

Speakers at a round table said that the government has many challenges ahead to eliminate malaria from the country. Health department under the supervision...

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