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  • Relationship between high protein foods and heart health on DWN INSIGHTS
    Relationship between high protein foods ...
    According to a new study analyzing the data of thousands of people, an excessive intake of a certain kind of amino acid — present in protein-rich foods — is associated with a higher cardiometabolic risk.  [...]
    Date Posted: 05/Feb/2020
  • Possible link between marijuana use and heart health on DWN RESEARCH
    Possible link between marijuana use and ...
    The study appeared in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.   The paper also looked at the possible interactions marijuana may have with drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular issues, and the way ma[...]
    Date Posted: 05/Feb/2020
  • First-ever Cadaveric Transplant Performed In Odisha On DWN TRANSPLANT
    First-ever Cadaveric Transplant Performe...
    In the first-ever cadaveric transplant in Odisha, doctors harvested two kidneys from a 22-year-old brain dead woman in a Bhubaneswar hospital and transplanted them on to two end-stage renal patients.   While one of the[...]
    Date Posted: 05/Feb/2020
  • Both PD And HD Found to Offer Similar Survival Rates on DWN DIALYSIS
    Both PD And HD Found to Offer Similar Su...
    Peritoneal dialysis (PD) and in-center hemodialysis (HD) are associated with comparable survival benefits when patients are matched by propensity score, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis. The finding could have implication[...]
    Date Posted: 04/Feb/2020
  • Chinese doctor silenced by virus on DWN CORONAVIRUS
    Chinese doctor silenced by virus on DWN ...
    On December 30, Li Wenliang dropped a bombshell in his medical school alumni group on the popular Chinese messaging app WeChat: seven patients from a local seafood market had been diagnosed with a SARS-like illness and quarantined in his hospi[...]
    Date Posted: 04/Feb/2020
  • World Cancer Day, 2020
    World Cancer Day, 2020
    As the world celebrates World Cancer Day, cancer advocates have called on government at all levels to improve health services in Nigeria.   The World Cancer Day is an international event celebrated every February 4 to[...]
    Date Posted: 04/Feb/2020
  • Revolutionary Discovery By Israeli Doctor's Could End Kidney Dialysis on DWN DIALYSIS
    Revolutionary Discovery By Israeli Docto...
    A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse chronic kidney disease, offsetting the need for dialysis. This is the first breakthrough in decades t[...]
    Date Posted: 24/Jan/2020
  • Lassa Fever Claims 24 Lives In Nigeria on DWN LASSA FEVER
    Lassa Fever Claims 24 Lives In Nigeria o...
    In Nigeria, at least 24 people have been killed in five states since the recent Lassa fever outbreak at the beginning of new year, according to officials.   Over 100 patients have also been quarantined in designated t[...]
    Date Posted: 24/Jan/2020
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