Diseases

China stem cells from love-a Chinese save the life of an Indian

Jan 23, 2018 | | Say something

Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng he praised the recent stem cell donation by a Chinese for treatment of an Indian boy of 16 years who suffered from leukemia , according to a media report Thursday. “Good relations between two countries begin with the closeness of its people, this selfless action is a typical way […more]

It is the cure for genetic diseases around the corner?

Jan 19, 2018 | | Say something

Scientists have developed a method for converting cells into stem cells patients without mutations that can treat genetic diseases for which currently there is no cure. “Right now, there is no cure for mitochondrial disease,” said lead author Juan Carlos Izpisua, professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California, United States. Mitochondrial diseases […more]

Cancer detection just got cheaper and easier with the “paper machine ‘

Jan 19, 2018 | | Say something

Scientists have developed a low cost ‘paper machine’ notebook for detecting focus of infectious diseases, genetic diseases and cancer . the use of materials that cost less than a total of $ 2, George Whitesides of Harvard University and colleagues condensed sample preparation, DNA analysis and detection steps in a paper machine hand. the prototype […more]

The smartphone that can be put at risk for depression

Jan 18, 2018 | | Say something

The more time you spend on your phone, it is more likely that suffer from depression , says a study. According to the researchers, depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use your phone and your daily geographic locations. The team of Northwestern University found that […more]

Depression decreases medication adherence maintenance of COPD

Jun 24, 2016 | | Say something

Depression decreases medication adherence maintenance of COPD ; The COPD medication adherence in older adults with depression decreases. Credit: ATS A recent study in Annals of the American Thoracic Society found that in a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries who were newly diagnosed with COPD, adherence to maintenance medications decreased with new episodes of […more]

Diabetes and kidney disease may increase cardiovascular risks associated with African American

Jun 23, 2016 | | Say something

Diabetes and kidney disease may increase cardiovascular risks associated with African American ; New research indicates that diabetes and kidney disease may increase African-Americans the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease and the risk of death from cardiovascular causes. The results, published in the next edition of Clinical Journal of the American Society of […more]

drug-resistant malaria strain listed in Asia: scientists

Jun 23, 2016 | | Say something

drug-resistant malaria strain listed in Asia: scientists ; A drug-resistant malaria parasite above is limited to Southeast Asia and not yet has spread to sub-Saharan Africa as feared, researchers said on Wednesday. Scientists confirmed the contention by performing the first global study that assigns resistance “artemisinin”, currently the main drug against malaria. An international consortium […more]

More than 1,000 swine flu deaths so far this year: Brazil

Jun 22, 2016 | | Say something

More than 1,000 swine flu deaths so far this year: Brazil ; Amid economic problems, political crisis and Zika outbreak, Health Minister Brazil announced Wednesday a new concern: a resurgence of swine flu that has killed more than 1,000 people since the beginning of the year. With the Rio Olympics just two months away, health […more]

650 Seattle hospital warns of possible exposure to hepatitis B

Jun 17, 2016 | | Say something

650 Seattle hospital warns of possible exposure to hepatitis B ; A Seattle hospital says about 650 patients on dialysis since 2011 may have been exposed hepatitis B due to a lapse in the selection procedures. But the Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center and King County Public health officials said Friday the risk of […more]