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Lenses could 'cure colour-blindness'

Lenses could 'cure colour-blindness' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have invented spectacle lenses that cure red-green colour blindness, which affects some women and one in every 10 men.
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Skin 'may restore' diseased MS brain

Skin 'may restore' diseased MS brain | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
It may be possible to use a patient's own skin to repair the damage caused by multiple sclerosis, which is currently incurable say researchers.
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Genetic patch 'stops deafness'

Genetic patch 'stops deafness' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
A tiny "genetic patch" can be used to prevent a form of deafness which runs in families, according to animal tests.
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Sperm count 'linked to TV viewing'

Sperm count 'linked to TV viewing' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it

MYoung men who spend much of their spare time watching TV have lower sperm counts than more active men, a study suggests.

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Five-year-olds in self-harm calls

Five-year-olds in self-harm calls | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
The charity ChildLine has taken calls about self-harm relating to children as young as five, says its manager in Wales.
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'Universal HPV vaccination' call

'Universal HPV vaccination' call | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
School boys in the UK should receive the HPV vaccine to protect against throat cancer, a charity has urged.
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UNC study may lead to treatments that are effective against all MRSA strains

UNC study may lead to treatments that are effective against all MRSA strains | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
In the last decade, a new strain of MRSA has emerged that can spread beyond hospital walls, putting everyone at risk of contracting the dangerous bacterial infection.
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Antidepressant heart risk confirmed

Antidepressant heart risk confirmed | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Some antidepressant drugs known as SSRIs pose a very small but serious heart risk, say researchers.
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Beer's bitter compounds could help brew new medicines

Beer's bitter compounds could help brew new medicines | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Researchers employing a century-old observational technique have determined the precise configuration of humulones, substances derived from hops that give beer its distinctive flavor.
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Boosting sleep 'may slow memory rot'

Boosting sleep 'may slow memory rot' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
It may be possible to slow the decline in memory and learning as we age by tackling poor sleep, US researchers hope.
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Stem cell research helps to identify origins of schizophrenia

Stem cell research helps to identify origins of schizophrenia | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
New University at Buffalo research demonstrates how defects in an important neurological pathway in early development may be responsible for the onset of schizophrenia later in life.
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Mastectomy drug trial tests begin

Mastectomy drug trial tests begin | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
New treatment for breast cancer patients could be rolled out nationwide if a study in Cornwall proves successful.
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Kidney failure risk for diabetics

Kidney failure risk for diabetics | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Keeping your kidneys healthy could be one of the best ways to extend your life if you have diabetes, researchers suggest.
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Study: Number of people with Alzheimer's disease may triple by 2050

The number of people with Alzheimer's disease in the U.S. is expected to triple in the next 40 years, according to a new study published in the Feb. 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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Sunshine may 'reduce arthritis risk'

Sunshine may 'reduce arthritis risk' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Living in a sunnier climate may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to US researchers.
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3D printing used for stem cells

3D printing used for stem cells | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
A 3D printing technique that produces stem cells could speed up progress towards making artificial organs, Edinburgh scientists say.
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Spread of hepatitis C pinpointed

Spread of hepatitis C pinpointed | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have, for the first time, worked out the pattern of spread of hepatitis C, showing that early diagnosis is key to halting epidemics.
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13,000 cancer deaths 'can be saved'

13,000 cancer deaths 'can be saved' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
At least 13,000 premature deaths from cancer could be prevented each year in the UK, says the World Cancer Research Fund.
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Increasing severity of erectile dysfunction is a marker for increasing risk of cardiovascular disease and death

A large study published in PLOS Medicine on January 29, 2013, shows that the risk of future cardiovascular disease and death increased with severity of erectile dysfunction in men both with and without a history of cardiovascular disease.
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Study finds eating deep-fried food is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer

Regular consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, and the effect appears to be slightly stronger with regard to more aggressive forms of the disease,...
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Vegetarians 'cut heart risk by 32%'

Vegetarians 'cut heart risk by 32%' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Ditching meat and fish in favour of a vegetarian diet can have a dramatic effect on the health of your heart, research suggests.
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Mass cancer mapping centre opens

Mass cancer mapping centre opens | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
The devastating changes that turn healthy tissue into cancer are to be investigated in the biggest centre of its kind in the NHS.
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Stem cell 'first aid' for rat stroke

Stem cell 'first aid' for rat stroke | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
Stem cells given in the vital period immediately after a stroke may aid recovery, suggest researchers.
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HIV virus 'has ancient origins'

HIV virus 'has ancient origins' | Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry | Scoop.it
The origins of HIV can be traced back millions rather than tens of thousands of years, research suggests.
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Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with lower risk of ER- breast cancer

There is no association between total fruit and vegetable intake and risk of overall breast cancer, but vegetable consumption is associated with a lower risk of estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer, according to a study published January...
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