Health


Besponsa for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Food and Drug Administration approved Besponsa for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. ALL. B-cell precursor ALL is a rapidly progressing type of cancer in which the bone…


Breakfast is important for proper development

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, starting the morning with a meal is important for teenagers and children. Skipping breakfast could leads to low brain function. Children who did not eat breakfast…


Parabens can reduce sperm quality

According to the latest research, chemicals found in soap and plastic can reduce sperm quality. Hormone-disrupting chemicals, known as parabens, are significantly associated with an increased number of abnormally sized and shaped sperm, which has…


Vitamin C can stop the spread of blood cancer

Faulty stem cells in bone marrow often multiply, increasing the growth of fatal tumours. The diseases can lead to anaemia and bleeding as abnormal stem cells multiply in the bone marrow and interfere with blood…


Cholesterol crystal are signs of impending heart attack

According to the latest research by cardiologist, cholesterol crystals are responsible for obstructing the coronary arteries of patients who had suffered a heart attack. These crystals are released from plaque that can build up in…


How immune cells kill bacteria

In order to kill a pathogen invading the human body, T cells bind to it through T cell receptors TCR. This binding initiates the formation of a microcluster that includes hundreds of TCR molecules.These microclusters…


Outdoor light increases the risk of breast cancer

Regular exposure to higher levels of outdoor light at night may increase the risk of developing breast cancer. The link was stronger among women who worked at night, exposed to light at night and night…


Energy dense foods increase the risk of cancer

Nutritional modifications can reduce risk of developing cancer, there is a proven link between obesity and some types of cancer. Dietary energy density DED contributes to cancer risk. DED is a measure of food quality…


Genetic variants determined strength of immune system

Genetic differences in human affects cellular response to infections. Defense against microbial pathogens is carried out by white blood cells. White blood cells activate cellular defense programs and repressing the expression of hundreds of genes…


New drug for hair loss

Increasing lactate production genetically increases the stem cells in dormant hair follicles to grow again.Receding hairlines and thinning crowns can be caused by aging, genetics, hormone imbalance, stress, illness and medications. The metabolic process that…



Reducing drug side effects

Medicines used for treating different disease can pose serious health risks along with their benefits. Some cases of untimely death can be attributable to the side effects of drugs. It is difficult to predict potential…


Gata4 repairs a broken heart

Blood flow to the heart ceased during heart attack, this leads to death of the heart muscles, heart muscle does not regenerate; it replaces dead tissue with scars made of fibroblasts that do not pump…


Type 1 diabetes can be treated under the skin

Researchers have demonstrated that the space under our skin might be an optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes T1D. Transplanting of healthy pancreatic cells under the skin to produce insulin for blood glucose regulation….


New blood cell indicates autoimmunity

Sjögren syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects the mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands of the eyes and mouth. Other symptoms are- dry skin, a chronic cough, vaginal dryness, numbness in the arms and legs,…


Dietary fibre is good for the intestine

Gut microbes metabolize indigestible dietary fiber to produce short-chain fatty acids, which signal cells lining the large bowel to maximize oxygen consumption, thereby limiting the amount of oxygen diffusing into the gut lumen. We must…


Testicular macrophages guard fertility

At birth, human immune system differentiate between native cells pathogenic cells. But in males, sperm develop at puberty, the sperm may be recognized as foreign cells by some elements of the immune system. Testicular macrophages…


Cadmium increases the risk of cancer of the womb

Cadmium is a heavy metal that is produced during the smelting of other metals like zinc, lead and copper.Cadmium in kidneys and liver of animals, shellfish, mushrooms and cigarettes increases a woman’s risk of womb…


Stress hormone may affect your health

Cortisol is a steroid hormone that regulates a wide range of processes throughout the body. It controls the body’s blood sugar levels, regulatesmetabolism, it prevents inflammation, controls salt and water balance. Blood levels of cortisol…


Some moles become melanoma

Moles are growths on the skin that are usually brown or black. They can appear in groups or alone in any parts of the body. As we get older, some moles can change in colour…


Low calories diet prevents aging

Low-calorie diet and eating less keeps the body younger. Body’s biological clock change as a result of physiological aging, the clock controlled circuit that directly connects to the process of aging is based on efficient…


Diagnosing Zika virus with nanotechnology

Testing for Zika requires that a blood sample be refrigerated and moved to a laboratory, this delay diagnosis and treatment. The researchers tested blood samples taken from people infected with Zika virus and compared it…


Type 1 diabetics patients can protect their insulin

Type 1 diabetes starts when the body attack insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that maintain blood sugar levels. Damaged immune cells of type 1 diabetics can be ‘retrained’ to slow the progression of the condition….


Niacin prevents birth defects and miscarriage

Taking vitamin B3 supplement could reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects. Vitamin B3, known as niacin, can correct a nutrient deficiency that can prevent fetus’ organs from developing properly. Niacin also known as…