An effective cancer therapy is now one step closer to reality

An effective cancer therapy is now one step closer to reality

Cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. And it turns out, when it comes to fighting cancer, the size does matter. According to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The Ohio State University, doctors could be a step closer to finding the most effective way to treat cancer with a double whammy of a virus combined with boosting the natural immune system. “The findings of this research are very exciting because it helps unravel the complex yin and yang relationship…

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Now, a common asthma drug promises to help delay rare heart complications

Now, a common asthma drug promises to help delay rare heart complications

A common asthma drug has the potential to help delay development of a rare heart complication that lacks effective drug treatment, according to researchers. Aortic aneurysm — the dilation of the aorta — is a serious condition that occurs when the wall of the aorta, the body’s largest artery, weakens and swells. The condition is largely symptom-free and is normally therefore not discovered until late in its development when it threatens to rupture and cause life-threatening haemorrhaging. The findings showed that the asthma drug montelukast blocks leukotrienes — inflammatory signal…

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LG G6 Now Available in 8 Colour Variants, LG Q6 in 7 Colour Variants

LG G6 Now Available in 8 Colour Variants, LG Q6 in 7 Colour Variants

HIGHLIGHTS LG G6 will get Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose options LG Q6 will get Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants Raspberry Rose has been reserved only for the LG V30 and LG G6 LG on Tuesday announced that the LG G6 and LG Q6 will receive new colour variants in South Korea, added from LG V30’s lineup of colours. The LG G6 will get the Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose variants. The LG Q6, on the other hand, will get only the Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants. This takes…

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7 drinks you need to stop buying now

7 drinks you need to stop buying now

1. Fruit juice Despite what the packaging may tell you, this does NOT provide an easy and convenient way to get in one or two of your 5-a-day. Most shop-bought fruit juices are pasteurised (essentially boiled), which destroys a lot of the valuable nutrients, whilst concentrating the sugars. The juice is also extracted from the whole fruit, leaving behind the fibrous part of the fruit that helps to slow sugar absorption into the blood. 2. Fizzy drinks This is an obvious one, but did you know that just one can…

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Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

HIGHLIGHTS The new price tag is applicable to both offline and online channels Vivo V5s was launched in April at Rs. 18,990 It’s powered by MediaTek MT6750 SoC and has 4GB of RAM The Vivo V5s has received a permanent price cut in India and will now be available for a new price tag of Rs. 15,990. The Vivo V5s, originally launched in April at a price of Rs. 18,990, had received its first official price cut to Rs. 17,990, back in July this year. The revised pricing of Rs. 15,990 seems to be…

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Apple Watch Users Can Now Enrol in Stanford Irregular Heart Rate Study

Apple Watch Users Can Now Enrol in Stanford Irregular Heart Rate Study

Apple’s trying out something entirely new starting Thursday: a medical study. Apple Watch users are now able to enroll in a new study Apple is conducting with Stanford University School of Medicine, which uses the device’s heart-rate monitor to check for an irregular heart rate. While others have used Apple’s software and devices in medical studies, this is the first time that it’s actually sponsored one itself. The move underscores Apple’s focus on using its products for health care. “Working alongside the medical community, not only can we inform people of certain health…

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Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 powering 0.3 percent active devices Marshmallow still powering majority of devices Nougat now running on 20.6 percent devices Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months. Last month, Android Oreo was reported running on 0.2 percent of Android devices, and…

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iOS 11 Adoption Rate Slower Than Previous Versions, Now on 52 Percent of Devices

iOS 11 Adoption Rate Slower Than Previous Versions, Now on 52 Percent of Devices

HIGHLIGHTS As of November 6, 52 percent of Apple devices running iOS 11 The adoption rate of iOS 10 drops to 38 percent Apple skipped the release of iOS adoption data in October As per official figures, iOS 11’s adoption rate isn’t as strong as previous versions. It is now running on 52 percent of Apple devices – meaning 48 percent of the available hardware is yet to be upgraded. Apple on Tuesday updated its support page for developers with the fresh numbers stating the adoption of iOS 11. The page also reveals that…

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SSC CGL answer key Tier 1 exam 2017 released, check and raise objections now

SSC CGL answer key Tier 1 exam 2017 released, check and raise objections now

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Thursday issued the tentative answer key of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017. Candidates can check the answer key and raise objections until 5pm on September 12. Steps to check the SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key: 1) Visit SSC’s the official website 2) Click on link for ‘Answer key’ in the top navigation bar of the home page” 3) Click on link for ‘Tentative answer key for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam’ 4) Click on click here to go to the login page 5) Login using their same…

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Menstruation Leave Is Now A Thing: Here’s How You Can Beat Period Pain Naturally

Menstruation Leave Is Now A Thing: Here’s How You Can Beat Period Pain Naturally

Undeniably, menstruation brings some of the most dreaded days in a woman’s routine. While some are lucky to breeze through them with much ease, others may experience severe abdominal pain, cramps, lower back pain, fatigue and weakness, nausea and vomiting among many other symptoms. Most women opt for medication to tackle the pain , others choose to stay in with some comforting food and a hot water bottle tucked in. Almost every woman must have skipped school or work at some point in her life owing to the excruciating period. While an Indian…

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