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Health News on November 13, 2011

Soon, 100 pc accurate test for pre-eclampsia
Thanks to a new test unveiled by scientists, doctors may soon be able to predict with certainty whether a pregnant woman will develop a potentially fatal condition called pre-eclampsia. ANI

Twitter can help save lives in an emergency
Discussion about cardiac arrests on Twitter, which is a common practice, may represent a new opportunity to provide lifesaving information about it to the public, a new study has suggested. ANI

World's poor to remain aloof from sanitation for another 200 years!
The poorest lot in the world will remain aloof from proper sanitation facilities for another 200 years on grounds of a failed global plan which aimed at reducing the worldwide sanitation crisis to half by 2015, a new study has revealed. ANI

Army doc awarded for creating 'Band-Aid' that keeps soldiers warm
A Southampton army medic has created a 'band-aid' that would keep soldiers warm at the frontline and also stop their bleeding due to major injuries. ANI

Common diabetes pill can cut risk of ovarian cancer by 40 pc
A drug widely used to treat patients with type two diabetes and that costs only 8p a day could be a major breakthrough in the prevention of ovarian cancer, according to a new study. ANI

'Red glow test' shows early warning signs of Alzheimer's
Scientists have come up with a cutting edge technology that would help in detecting Alzheimer's disease with almost perfect precision. ANI

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