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Biocon Academy Introduces First Of Its Kind Career Advancement Program In ‘Clinical Development’ in...

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, June 08, 2017: Biocon Academy, a CSR initiative of Asia’s leading biotechnology company, has announced the introduction of a unique program in ‘Clinical Development’ in collaboration with Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in...
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A Better Way To Measure The Stiffness Of Cancer Cells

DURHAM, N.C. -- Biomedical engineers at Duke University have discovered a way to detect signs of cancer on a cell-by-cell basis using two lasers and a camera. Several medical devices currently in use and in...

GE and Standard Bank launch healthcare accelerator at Africa Innovation Centre

GE and Standard Bank have officially launched their new 'Accelerator Programme' for South African Healthcare Professionals at the R500 million GE Africa Innovation Centre in Johannesburg. The two companies say the six-month Healthcare Accelerator programme...
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Only 21 percent of Americans have used telemedicine

The gulf between how many Americans say, in a survey, that they would like to use digital health services or telemedicine and how many actually have is still quite large, according to a new...
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Naren Vyavahare Receives $1.47 million From NIH For Nanoparticle Research

One of the top ten killers for men older than 55 is the target of Clemson University research that could lead to a new life-saving therapy and a better way of telling whether surgery...
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Obamacare Can Survive Trump

What will Paul Ryan and the Trump administration do now that they have failed to repeal Obamacare? They’ll try to sabotage it. After their legislative debacle, they said they would let Obamacare explode on its...
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Lifetime weight gain linked to oesophageal and stomach cancers

People who are overweight in their twenties and gain weight later in life may be three times more likely to develop cancer of either the oesophagus (food pipe) or upper stomach, according to a study published...
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Health City Monitored By UK’s NHS In India Soon

BENGALURU: In a tie-up with the world-renowned National Health Services of the United Kingdom, Karnataka is all set to build a UK Health City in Hubbali-Dharwad. Speaking at the inauguration of the second International Healthcare...
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New Pregnancy Test Technique Needs Limits Says Ethics Body

A new report on non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) by the UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics expresses concerns about the way the test is being sold by private providers. In addition, the Council calls for...
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Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study

In recent years, reams of research papers have shed light on the health benefits of probiotics, the "good bacteria" found in fermented foods and dietary supplements. Now a first-of-its kind study by University of...