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Programming cells like computers to fight disease

London: A new technique can help programme cells like a computer to fight cancer, influenza, and other serious conditions, suggests new research. A common molecule -- ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is produced abundantly by humans, plants…

Childhood brain cancer treatment to get gentler

London: Children with the most common type of brain cancer could soon have gentler treatment options, thanks to the discovery that the condition can be divided into seven separate sub-groups each needing a different treatment. According to…

Schizophrenia may up death risk by three-fold

Toronto: People suffering from schizophrenia are three times more likely to die, and die younger, than the general population, indicating a need for solutions to narrow this gap, new research says. Schizophrenia is a disorder that…