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This California plant may hold promise for treating Alzheimer's

This California plant may hold promise for treating Alzheimer's

New York, Feb 21 (IANS) A potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.



Advanced construction methods can help India reduce its carbon footprint: UNSW Researcher

Advanced construction methods can help India reduce its carbon footprint: UNSW Researcher

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Using advanced construction methods can help India plan energy efficient homes as well as reduce its carbon footprint, an Indian-origin researcher has suggested.

Is mammography test to spot breast cancer necessary at all?

Is mammography test to spot breast cancer necessary at all?

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A woman under 40, with no known breast cancer risk or visible symptoms of the deadly disease, need not take regular mammography tests, say health experts.

Virus-infected bacteria can aid in fight against climate change

Virus-infected bacteria can aid in fight against climate change

New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Viruses do not always kill their microbial hosts, say researchers who found that virus-infected bacteria could thus provide help in the fight against climate change.

Smoking may damage immunity of skin cancer patients: Study

Smoking may damage immunity of skin cancer patients: Study

London, Feb 18 (IANS) Smoking may damage the immune response against melanoma and limit patients' survival chances, according to a new study.

Scientists develop smart windows to clean air pollution

Scientists develop smart windows to clean air pollution

Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) A team of Chinese scientists have developed a large-scale transparent smart window that can change light intensity while effectively capturing the particulate matter in smog, a study said.
 

Immersive VR therapy may help kids overcome autism phobias

Immersive VR therapy may help kids overcome autism phobias

London, Feb 15 (IANS) Exposing children and adults with autism to immersive virtual reality (VR) can help alleviate their fears and phobias, say researchers.

Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater CVD risk: Study

Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater CVD risk: Study

New York, Feb 15 (IANS) Adults with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), who experience excessive sleepiness while awake are at greater risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) than those who do not experience such symptoms, says a new study.

Novel software may help detect heart diseases: Study

Novel software may help detect heart diseases: Study

Dubai, Feb 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new software that could spot potentially lethal heart diseases and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment, says a new study.

Low-calorie diet may improve cell performance

Low-calorie diet may improve cell performance

Sao Paulo, Feb 13 (IANS) Consuming low-calorie food may have a protective effect against some diseases as the number of calories a person eats directly influences the performance of various cells, researchers say.

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