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Engineered protein could be used to treat type 2 diabetes

GB NEWS 24 DESK// An engineered form of the SMOC1 protein has shown success as a type 2 diabetes treatment in animal models, say researchers. According to researchers, their discovery of how a protein works in the liver could lead to…

Herbal pills for cancer ‘do more harm than good’

GBnews24desk// Cancer patients should tell their doctors if they are taking herbal products because some of the ingredients could stop their treatment working, a cancer conference has heard. Garlic, ginger and ginkgo pills, for…

10 Vitamins to take to stay fit

GBnews24desk// Our bodies need a range of vitamins and minerals in order to function optimally, and food sources are always the best way to get them. If you eat a well-balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, protein, fibre, and…

Depression in mothers affects child’s well-being

GBnews24desk// When a mother is depressed, her children suffer too, proves a recent study which claims that mild long-term depression in mothers can cause emotional problems like hyperactivity, aggressiveness, and anxiety in their small…

Long working hours ‘linked to stroke risk’

GBnews24 desk// Working long hours is linked to an increased risk of stroke, researchers say. Long hours were defined in the French study as more than 10 hours on at least 50 days per year. People who did long hours for more than a…

Why you should drink more water during summers

gbdesk// During summers, our bodies try to cool down through the natural process of sweating, which in turn can cause dehydration. This makes it essential for us to drink more water, as less water content in the body can lead various…

Nuts can boost memory in elderly

While age is known as the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, eating a handful of nuts every day can improve mental health and memory skills by up to 60 per cent, finds a study. The findings showed that consuming nuts for a long…

Coffee compounds may reduce prostate cancer risk

Besides being the perfect morning drink, coffee may also play a role in delaying prostate cancer, finds a study, which may pave the way for treating drug-resistant cancer. Scientists from Kanazawa University in Japan have identified…

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