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Oral peanut allergy treatment found to offer protection even after four years

Researchers from Australia have found that an oral peanut allergy treatment given to kids was still effective even after four years from its administration. A...

Injectable tissue bandage can help repair damaged hearts

Biomedical engineering Professor Milica Radisic and her colleagues at the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering in Canada have developed a...

First skin-to-skin contact between mother, infant can prevent newborn death

In the Western Pacific Region, a newborn dies every two minutes because of inappropriate clinical practices at the time of birth and during the...

Modified plastic films prevent contamination in food, biomedical industries

Plastic films that have been specially designed and integrated with “N-halamines”, special chemical groups, within the polymer matrix of the plastic can prevent bacterial...

Type 1 diabetes immunotherapy proven safe in first trial

A pioneering immunotherapy against type 1 diabetes that has been designed to retrain the body’s immune system and slow the advance of the disease...

Researchers discover protein that tricks heart into growing healthily

A Canadian research team from The Ottawa Hospital, the University of Ottawa, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Carleton University has discovered a...

Type 2 diabetes drug may be key to stopping Parkinson’s progression

A drug that is normally used to treat type 2 diabetes may hold the key to stopping the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a clinical...

Scientists successfully edit embryos to remove disease-causing faulty DNA

A team of US and South Korean scientists have, for the first time, successfully removed a piece of faulty DNA that causes deadly heart...

Lutein may not only be good for the eyes, but for the brain as...

The nutrient lutein – known to help maintain eye, skin and heart health –may also be helpful in keeping the brain healthy, according to...

Caffeine helps boost wakefulness, shorten recovery time after anesthesia

A new study has found that caffeine helps shorten recovery time and boost wakefulness after general anesthesia. Consumed daily by more than 90% of US...