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Saving the skin from UV damage and skin cancer

Ageing affects all living things and leads to diseases that eventually kill us. It’s not surprising then that there’s a global race to develop anti-ageing treatments to slow, halt or reverse biological ageing to look younger and prevent diseases such as heart disease, cancers and dementia, among others. We begin to age the moment we are born but in physical ... Read More »

​Why cancer treatments cause collateral damage in kids

IANS | Updated: Dec 25, 2016, 04.17 PM IST Why cancer treatments cause collateral damage in kids (Jessica Nelson/Getty Images) When exposed to cancer treatment like chemotherapyand radiation, brain and heart tissues in very young children are more prone to apoptosis or programmed cell death, researchers said. Apoptosis, in which molecular signals order cells to self-destruct, plays an important role ... Read More »

Using the internet to self medicate could damage your health

When Purva Mehta started depending on painkillers to ease her chronic backache regularly, she didn’t realise that it could lead to long-term kidney damage. Similarly, when Rakesh Chhabria decided to treat his daughter’s viral fever using over-the-counter medication suggested by a random health website, he was unaware that it could cause further complications for his child. Purva and Rakesh are ... Read More »

Air Pollution May Cause Blood Vessel Damage, Says Study

.Air Pollution May Cause Blood Vessel Damage, Says Study blood vessels may cause blood vessel damage, inflammation among young, healthy adults, say scintists WASHINGTON: Exposure to fine particulate matter may cause blood vessel damage and inflammation among young, healthy adults, according to scientists including one of Indian origin, who have found how air pollution contributes to cardiovascular disease and related ... Read More »

Smoke From Fire Crackers Can Damage Respiratory System, Say Doctors

NEW DELHI: With numerous cases of burns and irritation reported every year during Diwali, health experts on Wednesday cautioned people to avoid fire crackers as their smoke can cause damage to the respiratory tract, especially among children suffering from asthma. Health experts here said people having a healthy respiratory system can suffer from lung-related problems after getting exposed to the ... Read More »

Calcium Supplements May Damage Your Heart: Study

WASHINGTON: Taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage, although a diet high in calcium-rich foods appears to be protective, scientists have found. After analysing 10 years of medical tests on more than 2,700 people, researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US, said the results ... Read More »

Sound-sensing cells regenerated in ears of mice with hearing damage

One of the major causes of hearing loss in mammals is damage to the sound-sensing hair cells in the inner ear. For years, scientists have thought that these cells are not replaced once they’re lost, but new research appearing online February 20 in the journal Stem Cell Reports reveals that supporting cells in the ear can turn into hair cells ... Read More »

Sound-sensing cells regenerated in ears of mice with hearing damage

If the findings can be applied to older animals, they may lead to ways to help stimulate cell replacement in adults and to the design of new treatment strategies for people suffering from deafness due to hair cell loss. Credit: © Den / Fotolia One of the major causes of hearing loss in mammals is damage to the sound-sensing hair ... Read More »

Fountain of children? nutritional complement may additionally save you and reverse excessive damage to getting older mind, research indicates

A nutritional complement containing a blend of thirty nutrients and minerals — all herbal componentsextensively to be had in health meals shops — has shown fantastic anti-ageing properties that couldprevent or even opposite huge mind mobile loss, consistent with new studies from McMasteruniversity. it’s a combination scientists accept as true with may want to one day sluggish the progress of ... Read More »

Brexit can damage european balance: Trichet

it will likely be very destructive for the steadiness of Europe if the UK leaves the eu Union below “Brexit,” a former president of the european primary bank says. “the main trouble, of course, is that the United Kingdom is taking huge dangers, no longer only economically, financially, historically—i’d stated additionally in terms of its very own flag,” Jean-Claude Trichet ... Read More »