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Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria
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Cancer drug turns against multi-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasingly the source of deadly infections. The methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the source of severe and persistent infections. Some strains are even resistant to multiple antibiotics. There is consequently an urgent need for new drugs effective against MRSA infections. Researchers have now modified an approved cancer drug to develop an active…

Aspirin can save you from death
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Aspirin can save you from death

A new research founded that older adults (> 65 years) who regularly took aspirin had a significant reduction in mortality from all causes and from cancer compared with individuals who didn’t take aspirin. According to researchers, “This observation was consistent across all causes of mortality. However, the greatest reduction in risk was noted for colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality among…

Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study
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Your tweets might reveal dietary habits: New Study

In recent study, researchers from Michigan Medicine turned to Twitter. They wanted to see how the online culinary discussions reveal about the people behind the posts. They also wanted to find whether the social media platform could serve as a real-time tool for assessing information valuable to public health V.G. Vinod Vydiswaran, assistant professor in…

Call to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
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Call to end AIDS epidemic by 2030

KARACHI- António Guterres, UN Secretary‑General recently delivered a special message for World AIDS Day through a press release on the official website of United Nations (UN). The message was titled as ‘Need to Harness Community-Led Organizations in Fight to End Epidemic’. The UN Secretary General said in his message that The United Nations was committed to…

Measles – WHO latest report on outbreaks
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Measles – WHO latest report on outbreaks

Many countries around the world are experiencing measles outbreaks. As of November 2019, there have been 440,263 confirmed cases reported to WHO through official monthly reporting by 187 Member States in 2019. From the start of the year 2019 till November 2019, Pakistan confirmed 1,978 cases. Measles is a highly contagious viral disease which affects…

Plant-based diet can reduce brain risks later
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Plant-based diet can reduce brain risks later

  The Life expectancy of people around the world has increased and UN statistics estimate that the global population aged 80 years or over will be around 425 million by 2050. However, with an ageing population the numbers of people affected by cognitive decline is set to increase. According to latest research, plant-based rich diet…

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