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Omega-3 supplements don’t cure dry eye symptoms. They may just be placebos

Fish oil supplements have long been recommended to people suffering from dry eye disease, a common ailment that affects millions worldwide — but a study out Friday says they don’t work. “Omega-3 supplements are no more effective than placebo at alleviating dry eye symptoms,” read the findings from a randomised clinical trial involving 535 people and published in the New ... Read More »

A cure for Cancer?

A cure for Cancer? Harmala Gupta| TNN | Feb 4, 2017, 03.50 PM IST A cure for Cancer? (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) When it comes to cancerresearch and treatment we still consider the US numero uno. In January last year President Barack Obama had announced the establishment of a ‘Cancer Moonshot’ to accelerate cancer research. In 1971 we had another American ... Read More »

How brain can be tricked to cure mental maladies

TNN | Updated: Jan 9, 2017, 11.29 AM IST How brain can be tricked to cure mental maladies (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) When neuroscientist V S Ramachandran came up with a cardboard box and mirror to trick the brain into `seeing’ a limb that didn’t exist in the late 1990s, he created quite a stir in the scientific community . Two ... Read More »

Microsoft Working To Cure Cancer

But in reality, Microsoft’s involvement in several cancer-curing projects makes complete and total sense. Apart from the already well-established, well-oiled philanthropic machine that is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft’s engineers have a long history of tackling problems in unconventional ways that don’t just go with the Silicon Valley status quo. As outlined by Alan Boyle for Geek Wire, ... Read More »

New Antibiotic Gel May Cure Ear Infections In Children: Study

Mommy-To-Be Kareena Kapoor Khan Is Boldly Changing Bollywood Norms (LiveinStyle.com by Diageo) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS With the gel, a doctor can administer entire antibiotic course all at once. (Representational Image) NEW YORK:  A single dose of a bio-engineered gel, developed by US researchers, could deliver a full course of antibiotic therapy for a common childhood ear infection, a pre-clinical study ... Read More »

Odd Cure: Sea-Snail Venom Holds Key To Diabetes Medication, Study Says

MELBOURNE: The venom of a carnivorous sea snail could hold the key for artificial, fast-acting insulin for diabetes patients, an Australian study has found. Researchers from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) discovered the unusual three-dimensional structure of the insulin, a hormone that turns glucose ingested into liver and skeletal muscle cells, within the cone snail’s venom, Xinhua news ... Read More »