Common toothpaste ingredient linked to colon cancer

Common toothpaste ingredient linked to colon cancer

Using triclosan, an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent found in hand soaps and toothpastes among other consumer products, can potentially cause colon inflammation and cancer, finds a study on mice. The study, reported in Science Translational Medicine, suggests that short-time treatment with low-dose triclosan caused low-grade colonic inflammation, and exaggerated disease development of colitis and colitis-associated […]

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which is stiff enough to hold its shape but soft enough to be squeezed out the nozzle of a 3D printer.” There is a significant shortage of […]

African Swine Fever outbreak reported in South Africa

African Swine Fever outbreak reported in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – African Swine Fever (ASF), a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has been reported in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, the department of agriculture said on Thursday. The new blow to South Africa’s pork industry comes as prices tumble after a Listeria outbreak that has killed more than 200 people and was traced […]

Drugs that suppress immune system may protect against Parkinson’s

Drugs that suppress immune system may protect against Parkinson’s

People who take drugs that suppress the immune system are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings, published May 31 in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, suggest that a person’s own immune system helps nudge him or her down the […]

Dairy not responsible for childhood obesity

Dairy not responsible for childhood obesity

Turns out, milk and dairy products do not promote childhood obesity, contrary to popular belief.A team of researchers from the European Association for the Study of Obesity came to the conclusion after a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence over th…

Teen dies of brain tumour; donates organs to save 15 other lives

Teen dies of brain tumour; donates organs to save 15 other lives

A 13-year-old girl who lost her battle with brain tumour decided to donate her organs and tissue before she passed away, the Daily Mail reported. Her grand gesture will help transform the lives of 15 people.   Just six weeks after being diagnosed with an aggressive disease called glioblastoma, the young girl named Charlotte Mitchell […]

Who is Salman Khan’s latest discovery Zaheer Iqbal?

Who is Salman Khan’s latest discovery Zaheer Iqbal?

Salman Khan has been the godfather to a number of new faces in the film industry. This time, Salman is all set to launch newcomer Zaheer Iqbal in Bollywood. Zaheer is not from a film family, but his father and Salman have been friends for years. It was absolutely by chance that Salman spotted Zaheer […]

Naga Chaitanya’s new tattoo decoded by fan and even Samantha Akkineni is surprised

Naga Chaitanya’s new tattoo decoded by fan and even Samantha Akkineni is surprised

Tollywood darlings Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni have a huge fan following, which has also given them the moniker, ChaySam. One fan noticed a new vector symbol tattoo on Naga Chaitanya’s wrist and decoded it for other fans. The tattoo, written in Morse code, is Naga and Samantha’s wedding date. The fan wrote on Twitter, […]

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