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New gene therapy may ‘turn off’ asthma

By: IANS | Sydney | Published:June 5, 2017 5:53 pm For the study, detailed in the journal JCI Insight, the team took blood stem cells, and inserted a gene which regulated the allergen protein and put that into the recipients. (Source: File Photo) Researchers have developed a new gene therapy …

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Olive oil nutrient may help prevent brain cancer: Study

By: IANS | London | Published:June 5, 2017 6:14 pm The oily substance — one of a group of nutrients known as fatty acids — stimulates the production of a cell molecule whose function is to prevent cancer-causing proteins from forming. (Source: File Photo) A compound found in olive oil …

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Breastfeeding may cut chronic pain from C-section

By: IANS | London | Published:June 5, 2017 6:19 pm Though it is widely accepted that breast milk is the most important and appropriate nutrition in early life, little was known about the effect of breastfeeding on a mother’s chronic pain after C-section, the researchers said. (Source: File Photo) Mothers …

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New wearable patch can detect sleep disorders

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 4, 2017 6:09 pm The patch was found to be very comfortable. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Scientists have developed a disposable, wearable patch that can record pulse rate, sleep time and body position to effectively diagnose sleeping disorders. Researchers analysed patch recordings from …

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