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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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Statins Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Statins Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Statins could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease with difference in risk associated with race and ethnicity, reveals Medicare data analysis.

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Food Deserts Increase Asthma Risk in Kids

Food Deserts Increase Asthma Risk in Kids

Kids living in food deserts are at a higher risk of developing asthma when compared with kids who have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, finds new study.

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Food-Borne Illness-Causing Bacterium Campylobacter Jejuni Triggers Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Food-Borne Illness-Causing Bacterium Campylobacter Jejuni Triggers Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder which is caused by bacteria and viruses. A bacterium in undercooked chicken has been found to trigger the disease.

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Test Your Knowledge on Cardiac Drugs

Test Your Knowledge on Cardiac Drugs

Cardiac drugs are used to treat cardiovascular diseases. Test your knowledge on cardiac drugs for the treatment of heart disease.

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Low Glucose Levels in Underweight Pregnant Japanese Women Associated With Smaller Babies

Low Glucose Levels in Underweight Pregnant Japanese Women Associated With Smaller Babies

Women with low body mass index and low glucose challenge test (GCT) were associated with smaller babies.

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