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M.Sc.

Sheela Philomena

A postgraduate in Bio-informatics with long teaching experience, works for news section, writes and edits articles for Medindia.

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 Vitamin D Improves Metabolic Syndrome

Vitamin D Improves Metabolic Syndrome

High-fat diet in combination with vitamin D deficiency cause metabolic syndrome.

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Processed Meat Intake can Worsen the Symptoms of Asthma

Processed Meat Intake can Worsen the Symptoms of Asthma

High intake of processed and cured meat can worsen asthma symptoms by 22 percent, finds a new study

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HIV May Double Heart Attack Risk

HIV May Double Heart Attack Risk

People with HIV have nearly twice the heart attack risk. Heart attack and stroke risk are underestimated.

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CRISPR Screening Successfully Identifies Potential HIV Treatment Targets

CRISPR Screening Successfully Identifies Potential HIV Treatment Targets

CRISPR genome screening identifies human ‘host’ genes that promote HIV infection, which might be targeted in HIV treatment in the future.

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Gelatin Supplement Could Aid Recovery from Sports Injury and Strengthen Joints

Gelatin Supplement Could Aid Recovery from Sports Injury and Strengthen Joints

Gelatin supplement enhanced with vitamin C could be safeguarding your body from injury.

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