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Your eyes can predict risk of Parkinson's disease

Your eyes can predict risk of Parkinson's disease

Seoul, Aug 17 (IANS) The thinning of retina -- the lining of nerve cells in the back of the eye -- could be linked to Parkinson's disease, a finding that can boost diagnoses to detect the disease in its earliest stages, researchers have found.



Novel Microsoft-Apollo AI model to predict heart disease risk for Indians

Novel Microsoft-Apollo AI model to predict heart disease risk for Indians

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) In a novel effort to predict the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among the Indian population, Microsoft India and Apollo Hospitals on Friday launched the first-ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered heart disease risk score API (application programme interface).

New low protein wheat breeds offer hope for gluten allergies

New low protein wheat breeds offer hope for gluten allergies

Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Researchers have for the first time bred low allergy wheat varieties, in an attempt towards reducing the proteins in wheat that are responsible for diseases such as coeliac and baker's asthma or wheat dependent exercise induced anaphylaxis (WDEIA).

Prediabetic night owls may gain unhealthy weight

Prediabetic night owls may gain unhealthy weight

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) People with prediabetes who are more active and alert later in the day -- those who have an evening preference -- may have higher body mass index (BMI), a new study has found.

Artificial placenta created in lab using 3D printing

Artificial placenta created in lab using 3D printing

London, Aug 15 (IANS) Using a high-resolution 3D printing process, Austrian researchers have succeeded in creating an artificial placental barrier on a chip, a development that can be used to investigate important aspects of nutrient transport from the mother to the foetus.

'3-in-1' hypertension pill offers better success: Study

'3-in-1' hypertension pill offers better success: Study

Canberra, Aug 15 (IANS) With over a billion people struggling to control their high blood pressure globally, an Australian study suggests a "three-in-one" pill for better results.

Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

Cycling can reduce your loneliness, boost mental health

London, Aug 14 (IANS) Feeling lonely? Riding your bicycles may not only improve your general and mental health, but also increase social interaction, says a study.

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

London, Aug 14 (IANS) With vaping becoming a style statement globally including in India, a small yet significant study has found that vaporisers may potentially disable key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation if used for long.

Autistic women lack access to reproductive planning: Study

Autistic women lack access to reproductive planning: Study

Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities like autism and Down syndrome have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year of delivering compared to women without such disabilities, indicating a lack of access to reproductive planning, a new study has found.

This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria: Lancet

This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria: Lancet

London, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new type of bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and insect growth regulator that could prevent millions of cases of malaria.

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