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Colleen Fleiss

Colleen is a well-versed medical writer, who has written on various medical topics. She writes under her pen name contributing news to Medindia.

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Chronic Inflammation Marker Associated With Disease Risk and Shorter Lifespan

Chronic Inflammation Marker Associated With Disease Risk and Shorter Lifespan

GlycA is a powerful new way of monitoring a person's current state of chronic inflammation and has been found to be potentially more stable than other markers used in healthcare.

Research News
Migraine Drug can Help Fight Back Breast Cancer

Migraine Drug can Help Fight Back Breast Cancer

Scientists tested the effect of flunarizine (migraine drug) in a mouse model of triple negative breast cancer and found that it slowed down tumor growth.

Cancer News
Transmissible Nature of Tobacco Smoking

Transmissible Nature of Tobacco Smoking

New study highlights caregivers and friends as key drivers of children trying and taking up cigarette smoking.

Research News
Leigh Syndrome: New Findings

Leigh Syndrome: New Findings

Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation has been identified for Leigh Syndrome. Leigh syndrome is a complex disorder typically caused by dysfunctional mitochondria.

Genetics & Stem Cells News
Deodorant Spray: New Inhalant Abuse can be Fatal

Deodorant Spray: New Inhalant Abuse can be Fatal

Deodorant spray is one of the several common household products, including paint thinner and hairspray, which contain substances that can be used for inhalant abuse.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse News