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New study sparks hope of better treatment for child hood cancer

Post Views: 211 Medulloblastoma, the most common type of malignant cancers among children, is in fact a melange of seven separate conditions each calling for a different treatment according to a study by a group of scientists at the Newcastle and Northumbria universities. The disease currently causes around 10 per cent of all childhood cancer […]

Resetting circadian clock hurts your response to diet

Post Views: 268 A new study has confirmed a long held belief: altering the circadian clock adversely affects our body’s response to diet. This latest scientific affirmation has come in a report published by the famed Baylor College of Medicine in an online edition of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. A team of […]

Surprise: Brian cancers less prevalent among diabetics

Post Views: 207 It is common knowledge that high blood sugar increases the risk of a number of cancers. But glioma or brain cancer may not be one of them a new study by a team of Ohio University researchers suggests. In their report published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers lead by co-lead […]

You can get more creative on demand

Post Views: 271 Want to get more creative? Just shut down parts of your brain. It’s all down to understanding the mechanics of creativity, say researchers at the London-based Queen Mary University and Goldsmiths University who led the study. For years neuroscientists, philosophers, corporate leaders and artists have grappled with a core question related to […]

Don’t ignore symptoms: It could be a mini stroke

Post Views: 297 Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is triggered by disruption in blood flow to certain parts of the brain for some time. It is also known as mini stroke as the symptoms mimic those of a stroke. According to Harvard Heart Letter December 2015, often people mistake such signs as indications of low blood […]

Vagus nerve stimulation: A ray hope for stroke patients

Post Views: 317 There is a new hope of improvement in the condition of people suffering from paralysis and weakness due to stroke. According to a study published in the journal, Stroke, conducted by researchers of UT Dallas, vagus nerve stimulation technology (VNS) aids the recovery of patients from stroke. The treatment has been found […]