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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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Cardiotoxicity Caused by Chemotherapy is Worse in Diabetic Patients

Cardiotoxicity Caused by Chemotherapy is Worse in Diabetic Patients

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in cancer patients who also have diabetes.

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Cardiotoxicity Caused by Chemotherapy is Worse in Diabetic Patients

Cardiotoxicity Caused by Chemotherapy is Worse in Diabetic Patients

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in cancer patients who also have diabetes.

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Blood Circulation Favors Placenta Over Brain in Fetuses of Mothers With Diabetes

Blood Circulation Favors Placenta Over Brain in Fetuses of Mothers With Diabetes

Fetuses of diabetic mothers have reduced proportion of blood flow to the brain than the placenta and a lower cardiac output.

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Depression Drug Duloxetine Reduces Joint Pain in Postmenopausal Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer

Depression Drug Duloxetine Reduces Joint Pain in Postmenopausal Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer

Duloxetine (depression drug) benefits postmenopausal women with early stage breast cancer.

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Air Pollution Linked to Impaired Blood Vessel Function

Air Pollution Linked to Impaired Blood Vessel Function

Air pollution is linked to increased pulmonary vascular tone which makes it more difficult for blood to flow to the lungs.

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