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Scientists Regenerate Damaged Optic Nerves

Scientists Regenerate Damaged Optic Nerves

For the first time ever, scientists have managed redeveloping the elements of optic nerves that were damaged. The experiment proved to be successful for a few blind mice. This advancement might prove to be the sought after treatment for glaucoma as well as other blindness associated with nerves.

Second case of Colistin-Resistant Detected in US

Second case of Colistin-Resistant Detected in US

After the first case of colistin-resistant bacteria in the US reported in May, another case has emerged. This time in patient who underwent surgery in a New York hospital in 2015, according to a recently published study. Colistin is an antibiotic of last resort.

The country has been trying to detect this strain for a long time before it found one in May, a highly serious strain that could not be treated even by Colistin, which is an antibiotic of last resort. The recent findings were published online in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Research: Statins probably associated with improved survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers

Research: Statins probably associated with improved survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers

A research presented at Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2016 suggested that use of statins could be linked to decreased mortality and enhanced survival in lung, breast, prostate, and bowel cancers.

Dr Carter of Aston University said that that as per their research, there’s something related to possessing high cholesterol diagnosis that boosts survival and the extent to which all this happened was very prominent in the four studied cancers.

New Study talks about potential cardiovascular harm caused by vaping

New Study talks about potential cardiovascular harm caused by vaping

A study published recently in the journal Chest by a team of researchers led by Roberto Carnevale from the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy has highlighted the harms posed by vaping. It has said that chemicals in e-cigarette vapor produce short-term signs of potential cardiovascular harm.

Apple offers to be organ and tissue donor with upcoming iOS 10 update

Apple offers to be organ and tissue donor with upcoming iOS 10 update

With its upcoming software release, the iOS 10, Apple is also going to provide its users an easier access to organ donation. A unique partnership has taken place between Apple and Donate Life America under which the iOS 10 will have an option to register your wishes to donate your organs after your death.

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Study found connection between coffee intake and delayed hearing recovery

Study found connection between coffee intake and delayed hearing recovery

Dr. Faisal Zawawi, an otolaryngologist, says when a person is exposed to loud noise, a temporary hearing reduction occurs. Though the loss to hearing recovers after three days but if it continues, it could turn permanent. A study by McGill University claim that coffee intake prevent one from recovering from this temporary loss, which is also termed as auditory temporary threshold shift.

Maine Medical Center launches residency program to promote healthy living practices

Maine Medical Center launches residency program to promote healthy living practices

Maine Medical Center has started new preventive medicine residency program in hopes to increase number of doctors in the state who would help Mainers avoid disease. They will be oriented toward promoting healthy practices such as healthy eating, lifestyle practices and also encourage early detection of diseases.

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