A new method for treating skin wounds in mice has been discovered by scientists from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. The research involves tricking cells in wounds into becoming healing surface skin cells.
Scientists reprogram cells in mice to heal skin wounds
A blood test that quickly and easily detects whether a person is at risk of a secondary heart attack is being developed by scientists at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.
Scientists developing new blood test to screen for secondary heart attack
By increasing fasting times between meals, male mice were healthier and lived longer compared with rodents who ate more frequently, according to a study.
Mice healthier, live longer with increased daily fasting times
There are plenty of reasons to work out, and this may be another: Exercise promotes the growth of new brain cells that improve thinking in mice with a form of Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds.
Exercise can boost brain cell growth in Alzheimer's
Diarrhoea is responsible for about 10 percent of deaths among the under-five in India.
Immunization drive for rotavirus launched in UP to curb infant diarrhea
Children whose mothers take fish oil supplements during pregnancy have more muscle and stronger bones in early childhood, a new trial has found.
Fish oil supplement in pregnancy improves child’s muscle and bone development
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, compared with no use, paracetamol use, and use of other traditional painkillers, finds a study published by The BMJ this week.
Common painkiller linked to increased risk of major heart problems
Acne and adolescence go hand in hand. But researchers say the skin lesions might become a torment of the past if preliminary tests of an experimental vaccine pan out.
Acne vaccine successful in rodents, human skin samples
Very little progress has been made in reducing levels of inactivity worldwide, experts have warned.
WHO warning over global lack of exercise
Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to understand.
Doctors told to ditch Latin and use 'plain English'

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