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Red wine compound ‘can give a boost to breast cancer treatment’


February 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that resveratrol - a compound found in red wine - when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vigilance against skin cancer may lead to vitamin D deficiency


October 19th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vigilance against skin cancer can cause vitamin D deficiency.Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome-which might lead to non-melanoma skin cancers-are at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breakthrough discovery to offer eco-friendly alternative for mosquito control


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have chemically identified compounds released by mosquitoes' natural aquatic predators that function as warning signals for egg laying mosquitoes- a breakthrough that might ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly insect repellents identified


July 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Paving way for new environmental-friendly insect repellents, researchers have identified two compounds emitted by mosquito predators that make the mosquitoes less inclined to lay eggs in pools of ... Read more...

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Obesity, alcohol join forces to increase liver disease risk


March 12th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Obesity and alcohol act together to increase the risk of liver disease in both men and women, say researchers.Two studies published on bmj.com today conclude that, from a ... Read more...

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Researchers identify gene that causes severe anaemia


October 13th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Researchers have identified a gene variant linked to a severe form of anaemia which may improve our understanding of iron metabolism, says a new study. A new variant ... Read more...

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease runs in the family


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers from University of California, San Diego have revealed that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an inherited disease.They suggest that family members of kids diagnosed with non-alcoholic ... Read more...

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Eating quickly and until full trebles obesity risk


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the combination of eating quickly and eating until full trebles the risk of being overweight.With the increased availability of inexpensive food ... Read more...

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