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Disordered eating among young adults found to have long-term...

SHAFAQNA- According to a recent study from the University of Helsinki, Finland, disordered eating among young adults has long-term effects...

Curing type 1 diabetes by blood stem cells!

SHAFAQNA- Increasing levels of a certain protein in blood stem cells so that the immune system stops attacking insulin cells...

Sensor for the most important human cancer gene

SHAFAQNA- If it burns in a house smoke detectors alert us hence protecting life. A molecular smoke alert has now...

Breast cancer ‘can return 15 years after treatment ends’

SHAFAQNA- Breast cancer can resurface after remaining dormant for 15 years following successful treatment, a study has found. Women with large...

Alzheimer’s could affect the whole body

SHAFAQNA- A new discovery could change the way scientists think about where Alzheimer's disease originates in the body. According to UPI,...

TYPE 3C DIABETES IS A MUCH BIGGER THREAT THAN...

SHAFAQN- A new report revealed a huge risk existent for many people with diabetes. Apart from type 1 and 2,...

Scientists Discovered a “Kill Switch” That Destroys Any Cancer...

SHAFAQNA- SUICIDE MOLECULES A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger...

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: Scientists

SHAFAQNA- The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee,...

Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

SHAFAQNA- European regulators approved 39 new cancer drugs between 2009 and 2013 despite having no evidence that they worked better...

Taking a two week diet break may help you...

SHAFAQNA- Move over month-long diets that force you to remove entire food groups or significantly decrease your calorie intake,...

Road to overcoming spinal cord injury

SHAFAQNA- While around 500,000 people suffer from spinal cord injury around the world each year, those affected by the disability...

Health Canada bans main source of artificial trans fats

SHAFAQNA- Health Canada is taking the final steps toward a ban on the main source of artificial trans fats in...

New Florescent Dyes Could Help Doctors Image and Diagnose...

SHAFAQNA- Newly developed voltage-sensitive dyes could change the way that we diagnose diseases. These fluorescent voltage sensors stain body...

7 Foods That Can Help Control Diabetes

SHAFAQNA- Your diet plays an important role in managing diabetes. In fact, your diet and lifestyle are important aspects of...

Managing the highs and lows of diabetes

SHAFAQNA- The serious long-term complications of high blood sugar levels are much publicised. But for some people living with diabetes,...

Does your child have diabetes?

SHAFAQNA- Scenario: My receptionist came to me regarding a call she received from the mother of a 12-year-old boy. He...

Prostate cancer discovery: Treatment which could stop disease coming...

SHAFAQNA- PROSTATE cancer is the most common form of the disease among men in the UK - but there is...

How to prevent kidney infection

SHAFAQNA- Urinary tract infections or Utis include infection of the kidneys, and can be prevented with cranberries, keeping hydrated and...

Fewer antibiotic prescriptions being filled

SHAFAQNA- The use of antibiotics among Americans with commercial health insurance has decreased during the past several years, according to...

Insights into fat signaling could boost the fight against...

SHAFAQNA- Natriuretic peptides, or NPs, send signals in adipose tissue that can turn harmful white fat into energy-burning brown fat....

Your belly fat can put you at increased risk...

SHAFQN- Your belly fat can put you at increased risk of cancer, say scientists including one of Indian-origin who have found that...

Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes

SHAFAQNA- In theory, transplanting insulin-producing cells into the body should work as a treatment for type 1 diabetes. However, in...

Scientists develop new immunotherapy for prostate cancer

SHAFAQNA- By Aylin Woodward Injections of vitamin C could be a way to help fight blood cancer. Experiments in mice suggest that the nutrient...

First implants derived from stem cells to ‘cure’ type...

SHAFAQNA- By Andy Coghlan Last week, two people with type 1 diabetes became the first to receive implants containing cells generated from embryonic...

The Latest in Brain Technology

SHAFAQNA- Scientists at various institutions are working on technologies that allow people to see, hear, and move artificial limbs by...

Deadly dengue fever outbreak in northern Pakistan

SHAFAQNA- More than 350 people in the northern city of Peshawar have been diagnosed with dengue hemorrhagic fever, a local...

Mediterranean diet improves cardio health, but only for the...

SHAFAQNA- Choosing a Mediterranean diet has long been linked to a bevy of health benefits, including reduced risk of heart...

Eating healthy fruits could protect you

SHAFAQNA- Strokes happen to more than 100,000 people in the UK, and are similar to a heart attack — except...

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