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Free web-based ordering of home test kits for STIs proves effective with youth


February 13th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A new Johns Hopkins research has found that screening teens and young adults for sexually transmitted infections may best be achieved by making free, confidential home-kit testing available ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise may help patients with irritable bowel syndrome


January 26th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that exercise could benefit irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients.The research, conducted at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg and at Alingsas Hospital, included 102 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Middle-aged women are sexually more active


July 29th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that middle-aged women are sexually more active and enjoy better orgasms than younger women. Researchers in the US found that more than half of 18 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women in their 40s and 50s enjoy sex the most


July 29th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Reaching 40s and 50s is not just about hot flushes, laughter lines and middle-age spread, and as far as sex is concerned, that's when women begin to reach ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Aerobics can keep brain healthy even among the old


June 30th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Elderly people who are active show better cerebral health than those who are inactive, says the latest study. Researchers led by Elizabeth Bullitt, neurosurgeon at the University of North ... Read more...

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Aerobic activity ‘helps keep brain young’


June 30th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Aerobic activity may help keep the brain young, says a new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.In the study published July ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking 2hrs daily can cut breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women (Re-ssue)


January 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Walking for two hours daily can significantly reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.The MARIE study involving 3,464 breast cancer patients and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking 2hrs daily can cut breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women


January 16th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Walking for two hours daily can significantly reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.The MARIE study involving 3,464 breast cancer patients and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physically fit older women have better brain functions


January 9th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): If you are among those women who want to stay slim and sharp as they age, then get those sneakers out, for according to an expert, physical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 fatty acids ”could slow acute wound healing”


July 24th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Ohio State University has shown that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils may have a detrimental effect on the healing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Be active to reduce your chances of developing cancer


July 10th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): Individuals whore active physically are less likely to develop cancer than their sedentary counterparts, says a new research.The study, led by the Japanese health ministry, surveyed around ... Read more...

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Most asthmatics use inhalers incorrectly


June 25th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Most asthma patients are using their inhalers incorrectly leading to poor outcomes, suggests a new study.Professor Helen Reddel, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research spokesperson and Associate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Milk-based dietary supplement lowers blood pressure in hypertensive patients


May 17th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A milk-based dietary supplement reduces blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to results of two new clinical trials.Presented by Calpis Co., Ltd. at the American Society of ... Read more...

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