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New Colgate offering for instant relief from tooth-sensitivity


June 8th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Colgate-Palmolive (India) Wednesday announced the launch of a toothpaste clinically proven to provide instant and long-lasting relief from tooth-sensitivity.Tooth-sensitivity is the condition of a short, sharp ... Read more...

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Proper nutrition can help soldiers recover from traumatic brain injury


April 21st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Military personnel who suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) must receive adequate protein and calories immediately after the trauma and through the first two weeks of treatment, according to ... Read more...

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‘On-off’ switch for key ‘factor’ in heart disease, cancer identified


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 07 (ANI): A cellular 'on-off' switch that may have implications for treating cardiovascular disease and cancer has been identified by scientists at the University of Hull.The team has found the ... Read more...

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A cup of tea boosts brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) New research suggests that tea does bolster brain power, keeps fatigue at bay while helping you to solve crosswords faster. Researchers looked at the effect of key chemicals ... Read more...

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A cup of tea can improve brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking tea not only improves brain power, but also reduces tiredness and increases alertness, thereby improving the performance.For the study, Dutch researchers ... Read more...

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Major selective sweeps did not drive human evolution, says study


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that selective sweeps, which were thought to drive human evolution, may not have done so. In fact, such events may have been rare, ... Read more...

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Aging-related protein holds breast cancer clues


January 28th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has linked a common type of breast cancer in older women to a protein that fends off aging-related cellular damage.The study, led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer ... Read more...

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Our body clocks determine how much fat we burn


November 16th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study could explain why people burn fat more efficiently at certain times of day.UC Irvine researchers have discovered that circadian rhythms - the internal body clock ... Read more...

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Large doses of B-complex vitamins may help slow progression of dementia


October 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A two-year clinical trial in England has shown that large doses of B-complex vitamins could reduce the rate of brain shrinkage by half in elderly people with memory ... Read more...

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100-million-year-old gene mutation provides snapshot of evolution


October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a snapshot of evolution in progress, by tracing how a gene mutation over 100 million years ago led flowers to make male and female parts ... Read more...

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Vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer’s disease


October 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Vitamin B12 may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows a new study.The research adds more evidence to the scientific debate about whether the vitamin is effective in ... Read more...

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Watermelon lowers blood pressure


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of ... Read more...

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Watermelon effectively lowers BP


October 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. ... Read more...

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How body recycles itself captured on camera


September 14th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Researchers have discovered how cells decide what to recycle and have captured it on camera.Our bodies recycle proteins, the fundamental building blocks that enable cell growth and development. ... Read more...

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Supplements ‘boost stamina during heavy-intensity exercises’


August 27th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Research from the University of Exeter has shown that dietary supplements significantly boost stamina during high-intensity exercise.The results suggest that taking the supplement to boost nitric oxide can ... Read more...

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New finding could lead to novel HIV treatments


August 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists have identified the key components of a protein called TRIM5a that destroys HIV in rhesus monkeys.Senior researcher Edward M. Campbell, of Loyola University Health System, said that ... Read more...

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Why nickel causes allergies in humans


August 16th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): German researchers have finally traced the reason for allergies caused by nickel.Researchers at University of Giessen, Germany found that the metal directly activates a member of the family ... Read more...

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Pregnant mother’s dietary protein and serotonin linked to gestational diabetes


June 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Scientists claim that gestational diabetes is linked to serotonin, a chemical produced by the body, and is influenced by the amount of protein in the mother's diet early ... Read more...

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B6 and lung cancer: Vitamin lowers risk


June 17th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New studies have found a relationship between the levels of Vitamin B6 and risk of lung cancer. The study found out that people with high levels ... Read more...

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Healthy diet could reverse Alzheimer’s early effects


June 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Early effects of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed or even reversed with the help of a healthy diet, according to Temple University researchers. In a previous study, researchers led ... Read more...

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Healthy diet may help fight Alzheimer’s


June 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Temple University has shown that patients in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's disease could have their cognitive impairment slowed or ... Read more...

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Molecular changes that helped Tamiflu resistance explained


June 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): American biologists have come up with a molecular explanation for the evolution of Tamiflu resistance.The study, led by David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology's Robert Andrews Millikan Professor ... Read more...

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‘Ancestral Eve’ crystal could explain origin of left-handed amino acids


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Researchers have discovered what may be the "ancestral Eve" crystal that billions of years ago gave life on Earth its curious and exclusive preference for so-called left-handed amino ... Read more...

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Pandemic flu virus may become resistant to Tamiflu


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University, analysing the behaviour of seasonal H1N1 suggests that pandemic flu may become resistant to Tamiflu, the main ... Read more...

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Swine flu may become resistant to Tamiflu


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If the behaviour of the seasonal form of the H1N1 influenza virus is any indication, scientists say chances are high that most strains of the pandemic swine flu ... Read more...

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New study provides vital clues to cause of mental retardation


January 17th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new study conducted on mice has shed light on the cause of mental retardation.Rockefeller University researchers suggest that developing neurons don't just need the right genes to ... Read more...

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New discovery may help repair damaged tooth enamel


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Scientists from University of Illinois at Chicago have made a novel discovery that may help in repairing damaged tooth enamel.They have found that a simple amino acid that ... Read more...

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Amino acid helps protein grow tooth enamel


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Proline, a simple amino acid that recurs at the centre of proteins found in tooth enamel, makes teeth stronger and more resilient, according to a new research. University of ... Read more...

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Right balance of proteins, not cutting calories, ‘key’ to longevity


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A diet containing just the right mix of proteins may be more important than reducing calories for a long and healthy life, according to new study on fruit ... Read more...

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Now, Lola chocolate that helps you stay slim!


November 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics trying hard to resist their favourite sweet treat: a chocolate that helps people slim has been invented.Called Lola, the chocolate contains chemicals that suppress ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to tell if a women is at Alzheimer’s risk


November 7th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A simple blood test could soon determine if a women is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, long before any signs of illness, concludes a new study.A thesis from the ... Read more...

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Your diet dramatically affects your sleep patterns


October 9th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 9 (ANI): A nutritionally balanced high glycaemic index (GI)meal, one that rapidly releases glucose into the bloodstream, can significantly increase the presence of tryptophan - an amino acid known to ... Read more...

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Vitamin B pills don’t cut down risk of heart disease


October 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Vitamin B pills don't cut down the risk of heart disease, says a new study. "There is no evidence to support the use of Vitamin B as supplements for ... Read more...

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Scientific breakthrough may soon give you longer eyelashes without mascara


August 16th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 16 (ANI): Women may soon stop relying upon cosmetics like mascara to create the illusion that they have long and luscious eyelashes, a sign of beauty and glamour, thanks to ... Read more...

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Asparagus extracts may fight hangover, protect the liver


August 15th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Asparagus extract contains amino acids and minerals, which may ease alcohol hangover and protect liver cells against toxins, according to a study.Asparagus officinalis is a common vegetable that ... Read more...

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