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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...

Missing signals lead to diabetic nerve injury

SHAFAQNA- Molecules that help cells communicate with each other--called cytokines--might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to...

The science of sleep: A Q&A with neurology professor...

SHAFAQNA- Ying-Hui Fu, a UCSF professor of neurology and a pioneer in the study of sleep and genetics, explains the...

New cancer treatment looks to remove tumors safely

SHAFAQNA- A surgeon in Arizona removed a 17-centimeter ovarian tumor through an incision smaller than a dime. He used a controversial...

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

SHAFAQNA- The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according...

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use...

SHAFAQNA- For patients with advanced, inoperable stage 3 lung cancer, concurrent chemotherapy and the specialized radiation treatment, proton therapy, offers...

Hair dye linked to risk of breast cancer

SHAFAQNA- African-American and white women who regularly chemically straightened their hair or dyed it dark brown or black had an...

How to tell if the avocados are ripe and...

SHAFAQNA- Avocados are touted as superfoods for a reason. They contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats along with fibre, folate and Vitamin...

Antioxidant Supplementation and Diabetic Kidney Disease

SHAFAQNA- Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP Diabetes' propensity to cause metabolic derangement is directly responsible for a looming epidemic of...

Tips for avoiding migraine triggers

SHAFAQNA- Headaches when they become moderate to severe often indicate a migraine, a common health condition. Indeed, migraines affect nine million...

Herbal Remedies for Summer Allergies

SHAFAQNA- Summer brings with it a unique mixture of allergies. Some of the allergens people are exposed to, especially during...

Being active may reduce risk of chronic low back...

SHAFAQNA- Regularly engaging in physical activity, from walking to intense exercise, may help to reduce the risk of chronic low...

Shift work may damage DNA, increase risk for chronic...

HAFAQNA- When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to repair everyday damage to cells' DNA,...

Could grapefruit juice protect against diabetes?

SHAFAQNA- “Grapefruit juice 'could be the key to weight loss’,'' is the misleading headline in The Daily Telegraph. It reports on...

Can deadly infections be cured by Vitamin C?

SHAFAQNA- After 28 years  teaching and practicing critical care medicine, Dr. Paul Marik knows when a patient is at...

Premature infants at greater risk of SIDS

SHAFAQNA- A new study from Rutgers University researchers has found that premature infants are still at a greater risk of...

Using body noise to improve cancer detection

SHAFAQNA- Elastography, sometimes referred as seismology of the human body, is an emerging technology used to enhance medical ultrasound imaging....

Acetaminophen during pregnancy can inhibit masculinity

SHAFAQNA- Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is popular for relieving pain. But if you are pregnant, you should think twice before popping these...

The science of sunscreen

SHAFAQNA- When we think of life saving inventions, vaccines, antibiotics and other medical breakthroughs come to mind. Often missing from...

New Cancer Drug Could Revolutionize Care

SHAFAQNA- Instead of treating cancer based on where it originated in the body, a new drug targeting biomarkers may...

Diabetes might be controlled Cancer Drug Gleevec

SHAFAQNA- by MAGGIE FOX Gleevec, the daily pill that turned a killer type of leukemia into a manageable disease, may also...

10 Healthy Drinks That Won’t Make You Thirsty

SHAFAQNA- Now the month of Ramadan is approaching towards summer season and there are the hours of fasting have also...

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