Housework could Reduce Breast Cancer Risk by 13%

Latest research has shown that those women who perform household chores for duration of six hours a day are 13% less likely to suffer from breast cancer. The risk of breast cancer could also be reduced up to 8% in those who just do two and half hours household deeds.

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Your Smartphone could Detect AIDS in Near Future

Researchers of South Africa and South Korea are trying to make a smart phone that can do AIDS test in some rural parts of the Africa. As yet they are successful in making a microscope and an application that could produce not only photographs but could also analyze the blood samples to determine the presence of AIDS virus.

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Prostate Cancer Gene May Determine Tumor Growth Reoccurrence

Researchers have found a clue that which type of prostate tumor can return after surgery.  This study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The destructive properties of prostate cancer are attributed to the switching of a gene called as SPARCL1. Decline in the level of protein could increase the chances of recurrence of prostate cancer.

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PSA Testing could Increase the Survival Rate of Prostate Cancer Patients

Latest research has shown that prostate cancer can be detected early by conducting routine prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. This research was published in journal of Urology® and was conducted at University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Maha Hussain, M.D., associate director of clinical research was the co-author.

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“Sunshine” Vitamin D Found to Improve Tuberculosis Recovery

Before the use of antibiotics tuberculosis was treated by heliotherapy or phototherapy (use of sun rays). Latest research has shown that high doses of vitamins D are useful along with antibiotics for the treatment of TB. Vitamin D is present on human’s skin which is activated when exposed to the sun rays.

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