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Stress can be good for immune system


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Stress is bad for you -- you've heard it a thousand times. But it can be good for your immune system, says a study. Short-term stress, ... Read more...

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‘Viagra effect’ from a glass of pomegranate juice


May 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men and women who drank a daily glass of pomegranate juice for a fortnight experienced a surge in the hormone testosterone, which increases sexual desire in ... Read more...

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Study links adrenal gland hormone to brain hypertension


November 10th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new research has discovered that a hormone already responsible for increasing blood pressure by prompting the kidneys to retain salt appears to moonlight as a major stimulator ... Read more...

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Hormone is secret elixir of life


October 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A hormone naturally created in the body could be the elixir of life, scientists believe. According to a study of thousands of over-50s, the hormone known as DHEAS ... Read more...

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A hormone to help you live longer, but only if you are rich!


October 21st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): If a new study is to be believed, a hormone called DHEAS makes you live longer - but only if you are wealthy enough.In the meantime, leading a ... Read more...

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Actor James Gammon Dies of Cancer Age 70


July 19th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gravely voiced scruffy faced character actor, known as one of America’s “good ol’ boys” has died of cancer at the age of seventy. James Gammon, ... Read more...

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70-Year-Old Actor James Gammon Dies Of Cancer


July 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 70-year-old character actor James Gammon is no more. The actor who was battling with adrenal glands and liver cancer for the last two and half years ... Read more...

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Ear’s stress-response system protects against hearing loss


May 4th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A stress-response system within the cochlea mirrors the signaling pathways of the body's fight or flight response, a study has shown for the first time.Researchers have identified a ... Read more...

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Layla Grace Marsh Passes Away


March 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Layla Grace Marsh, who was known all over the world thanks to Twitter, passed away on Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010. She succumbed to the deadly illness ... Read more...

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Prescription drugs linked to Tiger Woods accident


December 8th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): Prescription drugs may have contributed to Tiger Woods' accident outside his Florida mansion, it has emerged.The billionaire golfer got embroiled in controversy after smashing his car outside ... Read more...

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Presidential election outcome affects male voters’ testosterone levels


October 21st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Duke University and the University of Michigan has found a direct correlation between the outcome of a political election and a ... Read more...

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Revolutionary drug brings new hope for adrenal cancer patients


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Researchers are hopeful that a clinical trial of a new drug will help patients of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare but aggressive cancer that hits the adrenal glands.TGen ... Read more...

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Vitamin C deficiency impairs early brain development


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Newborn guinea pigs subjected to Vitamin C deficiency have worse memory than their counterparts with enough of the vitamin, says new research suggesting that it may be essential ... Read more...

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Drugs that can effectively treat nicotine-induced SIDS in babies identified


June 4th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): McMaster University researchers say that they have identified a specific class of pharmaceutical drugs that may be effective in treating babies vulnerable to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), ... Read more...

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Overweight teen boys with normal BPs may still suffer from heart damage


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Despite normal blood pressures, overweight teenage boys might be at an increased risk of suffering from heart damage, according to a new study led by Indian-origin researcher.The research ... Read more...

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Steroid nasal spray safe, effective against chronic rhinosinusitis


March 17th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A steroid nasal spray has been found to reduce symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Researchers led by Neil S. ... Read more...

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High dose of stress hormone may cut post-traumatic stress disorder risk


October 28th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers say that the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be reduced with the aid of a high dose of ... Read more...

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Sex steroid DHEA does not help post-menopausal women


September 29th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) A new trial by Monash University researchers has found that the much-hyped sex steroid DHEA does not provide any significant benefits to post-menopausal women.The 12-month trial, by associate ... Read more...

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Marital bliss is the best stress buster for women


January 2nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Happily married women rebound well from everyday stress, according to a new study.The study, led by Darby E. Saxbe, a UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) graduate student ... Read more...

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