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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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Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy

Link between vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy and increased incidence of autism has been identified.

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Brain Shrinkage in Multiple Sclerosis Associated With Leaked Protein from Damaged Red Blood Cells

Brain Shrinkage in Multiple Sclerosis Associated With Leaked Protein from Damaged Red Blood Cells

Hemoglobin protein leak from the damaged red blood cells is associated with brain shrinkage in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (Nf1) Gene Mutations Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (Nf1) Gene Mutations Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Girls with neurofibromatosis type 1, rare genetic disorder caused by Nf1 gene mutations are at an increased risk of vision loss than boys with Nf1 mutations.

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Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (Nf1) Gene Mutations Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (Nf1) Gene Mutations Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Girls with neurofibromatosis type 1, rare genetic disorder caused by Nf1 gene mutations are at an increased risk of vision loss than boys with Nf1 mutations.

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Dietary Phenols Could Play a Role in Cancer Treatment

Dietary Phenols Could Play a Role in Cancer Treatment

Plant phenols obtained from the diet could play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancers.

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