Chrisy Ngilneii's Profile

B.Sc (Psychology), M.A (Sociology), Ph.D. (Epidemiology)

Chrisy Ngilneii

Chrisy is a Ph.D. Research Scholar at the University of Madras. Her area of specialization is in Epidemiology of Cancer. Writing is her passion. She has published scholarly articles on health topics in prominent journals, and had also edited two books in the academic field which are now available on Amazon.in. When she is not writing or editing, you will see her playing guitar or piano.

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New Cancer Therapy Delivers Chemotherapy Drugs into the Spinal Cord

New Cancer Therapy Delivers Chemotherapy Drugs into the Spinal Cord

Novel treatment for intramedullary spinal cord tumors has been developed by a research team at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This therapy delivers chemotherapy drugs into the spinal cord to treat hard-to-reach spinal tumors using nanotechnology.

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Targeted Therapy for Inflammation of the Kidneys Identified

Targeted Therapy for Inflammation of the Kidneys Identified

Inflammation inhibitor, protein kinase C-a, delivered directly to kidneys may reverse the course of destructive nephritis, a research team at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University finds.

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Oral Drug BCX7353 may Reduce Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema

Oral Drug BCX7353 may Reduce Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema

New oral drug BCX7353 may lower the rate of attacks of hereditary angioedema, a rare genetic disorder characterized by recurrent painful swellings of the skin and mucous membranes. Side effects may include mild gastrointestinal symptoms.

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Having More Children may Make Women Age Faster – Here’s Why

Having More Children may Make Women Age Faster – Here’s Why

Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster, a new study at the Northwestern University finds by looking at two separate markers of cellular aging, telomere length and epigenetic age, in hundreds of young women with different reproductive histories.

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Liver Function and Diet may Affect Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Liver Function and Diet may Affect Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Alzheimer's disease risk is impacted by the liver and diet, reports a research team at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. This may happen when the liver fails to supply plasmalogens, key lipids to the brain.

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