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German scientists create see-through human organs

An employee checks the 3D printing of a scaffold for a kidney at Dr. Ali Ertuerk's laboratory in Munich, Germany April 23, 2019. Mr. Ertuerk and his team developed DISCO transparency technology which is used by scientists from diverse biomedical research fields to generate high resolution views of intact rodent organs and bodies, a milestone on the way to generate 3D-bioprinted human organs. Picture taken April 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder

MUNICH, Germany — Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants. Scientists led by Ali Erturk at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich have developed a technique that uses a solvent to make organs such as the brain and kidneys transparent. The ... Read More »

Now you can live up to 150 years

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Desk Report: An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years of age and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020, according to a report in Daily Mail Australia. The science behind the new technique involves the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), which plays a role in generating energy in the human body. The chemical is already ... Read More »

Bad air day: Indian city chokes on world’s worst pollution

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KANPUR: Soot turned the white handkerchief around Abhash Kumar Sharma’s face to black as the police officer tried to direct gridlocked traffic in the Indian city with the world’s dirtiest air. It was all he had to ward off the pollution blamed for filling Kanpur’s hospital beds with growing numbers of chronic lung and cancer cases. “It is the same ... Read More »

Benefits of drinking warm lemon water every morning

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Drinking a cup of warm lemon water every morning is one of the simplest, most affordable and natural ways to improve your health which has incredible benefits on your health.   Energizes your Body It gives your body a lasting boost of energy, making it a healthier alternative to your morning tea or coffee.   Healthy Digestion The minerals and ... Read More »

Power foods: Eating for good health

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Phytochemicals, any array of anti-oxidants and other beneficial compounds, are found naturally in power foods. These phytochemicals help treat and control high blood pressure, arthritis, osteoporosis and digestive disorders. Extra rewards of eating a diet rich in power foods include weight loss and clearer skin. The powerful phytochemicals and vitamins found in plant foods interact in a complex and complementary ... Read More »

Study suggests fake sweetener link to infant size, obesity

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MIAMI: Pregnant women who drink artificially sweetened beverages may be more likely to have overweight infants than women who do not, a study suggested on Monday. Researchers found that daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages was linked to a two-fold higher risk of having an infant who was overweight at age one, compared to women who drank no artificially sweetened ... Read More »

New air purifying device ‘can prevent disease’

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RIYADH: A British company has started selling an air purifier it claims can significantly reduce the spread of respiratory diseases by capturing pollutants roughly 100 times smaller than a human hair. Dyson claims the product removes 99.95 percent of potentially harmful ultrafine particles. Addressing a press conference at the launch recently, Hugo Seymour from Dyson said the company’s engineers had ... Read More »

What does a heart attack feel like?

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A heart attack is a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis (blockage of the flow of blood to the heart, caused by a blood clot in a artery supplying to the heart), typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle. Since it maybe fatal in some instances, it is important to know the symptoms. In ... Read More »

Natural ways to strengthen immunity

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Boost Your Immune System Naturally: An Essential Guide to Fighting Illness & Improving Natural Resistance by MacEoin, Beth begins with a strong statement: “Without our body’s immune system we can’t survive”. Indeed, when our immune system works in a balanced way, we gain a multitude of benefits. We are not only free of infections but we also do not suffer ... Read More »

All about heat stroke

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    If someone becomes too hot and loses water and salt from the body, leading to tiredness, weakness and muscle cramps, this is referred to as heat exhaustion. If the body loses the ability to maintain the correct temperature and it becomes dangerously high, this is referred to as heatstroke. Heat stroke generally occurs when an individual has been ... Read More »

Benefits of drinking warm lemon water every morning

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Drinking a cup of warm lemon water every morning is one of the simplest, most affordable and natural ways to improve your health which has incredible benefits on your health.   Energizes your Body It gives your body a lasting boost of energy, making it a healthier alternative to your morning tea or coffee.   Healthy Digestion The minerals and ... Read More »

Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved

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A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally been revealed by scientists. The study, published in the journal Diabetes, discovered the fifth and final critical target at which the immune system errantly takes aim. The team at the University of Lincoln say the findings could help develop new ways to prevent ... Read More »

OIC promotes breast cancer treatment 

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ISTANBUL: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) nations held a special session here to promote treatment for breast and cervical cancer. The session focused on raising awareness about the huge toll cancer takes on the OIC member and observer states, and supporting efforts to ensure that everyone has access to effective cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. Turkish Health Minister ... Read More »

Bitter truth: World losing battle against diabetes

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GENEVA: The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, urging huge efforts to change eating habits and exercise more. The UN’s health agency said the number of adults with the disease had surged to 422 million by 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The ... Read More »

80 lakh Bangladeshis suffering from diabetes: State minister

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Around 80 lakh people in Bangladesh are suffering from diabetes, State Minister for Health Zahid Malik said today. “According to the World Health Organisation, over 34 crore people in the world are suffering from diabetes. And some 15 lakh people died of diabetes in 2012 across the world,” the minister said at a press conference at his office this afternoon ... Read More »

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