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Viruses most common cause of meningitis in adults: Study Viruses most common cause of meningitis in adults: Study

The study found that viral meningitis now accounts for the majority of cases, as there are vaccines for bacterial meningitis


Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

The study estimated that pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases globally in 2016 -- or around 14 percent of all new diabetes cases


Mild sleep problems may up blood pressure in women Mild sleep problems may up blood pressure in women

Even those women who sleep for about seven to nine hours are more likely to have elevated blood pressure


New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon New HIV vaccine could soon be on the horizon

Treg cells, a type of regulatory lymphocyte, might be protected babies in the womb from getting infected with the HIV virus when mother is infected


Shocking: Semen can cause Ebola virus disease Shocking: Semen can cause Ebola virus disease

Protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in human semen significantly increase Ebola virus infection


New interaction therapy shows promise for depression in kids New interaction therapy shows promise for depression in kids

The researchers found that children in the PCIT-ED treatment group had improved functioning and had fewer comorbid disorders


Middle-age obesity linked to decreased Breast Cancer risk Middle-age obesity linked to decreased Breast Cancer risk

This study however does not promote gaining extra weight to prevent breast cancer


Venezuela urged to stop spread of measles, diphtheria Venezuela urged to stop spread of measles, diphtheria

The Americas were declared measles-free in 2016, but the viral disease, which causes pneumonia, brain swelling and death made a comeback in Venezuela


Probiotics not effective in reducing anxiety Probiotics not effective in reducing anxiety

The results from the subgroup analyses reveal a significant reduction only among diseased animals


Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury

Gene therapy provides for treating large areas of the spinal cord


Young people have a higher risk of contracting diabetes and cancer in middle-age Young people have a higher risk of contracting diabetes and cancer in middle-age

The study showed that people currently in their 20s and 30s will be at a higher risk of these “lifestyle” diseases in 30 years’ time


People with gum disease at risk of rheumatoid arthritis: Study People with gum disease at risk of rheumatoid arthritis: Study

RA is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs


Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson’s says a study Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson’s says a study

A new study states that young adults with Type-Two diabetes are at a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life


Red meat allergy can put your heart at risk: Study Red meat allergy can put your heart at risk: Study

A new study suggests that doctors could develop a blood test to benefit people sensitive to the allergy


More the Vitamin D, lesser the breast cancer risk More the Vitamin D, lesser the breast cancer risk

Study finds higher levels of vitamin D were associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer

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