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Insulin to improve treatment for diabetes patients developed

Sydney: In a promising discovery that could improve the clinical delivery of insulin for people living with diabetes, researchers have developed a non-fibrillating form of human insulin. Using a novel glycosylation technique, the research team from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Australia, has successfully synthesised an insulin analogue called glycoinsulin that demonstrates […]

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Persistent sexual arousal in women a neurological problem

New York: Most people treat this as a fun condition but persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) which is almost exclusively experienced by women and characterized by spontaneous and unwanted sexual arousal unrelated to desire is a neurological problem that can be treated, researchers have revealed. The condition compromises individuals’ mental health and well-being and severely damage […]

IIT-Mandi develops device to screen cervical cancer

Mandi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, have developed an artificial intelligence-powered point-of-care device to screen with high accuracy cervical cancer cases by analysing microscopy images. The project has been taken up in collaboration with Aindra Systems, Bengaluru. The research team comprised Anil Sao and Arnav Bhavsar, Associate Professors, School of Computing and Electrical […]

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New cancer treatment prevents hair loss from chemotherapy

London: A novel method discovered recently by a group of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, shows how hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented during cancer treatment in patients, arguably one of the most psychologically distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy. The study published in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine describes how damage to […]

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Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study

Singapore: Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers. “Our results offer the first evidence of positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure, and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in […]