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Stem cells promising in post-injury arthritis


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy to prevent osteoarthritis (painful and stiff joints) after a joint injury.Injuring a joint greatly raises the odds ... Read more...

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Sunscreen chemical may cause cancer


December 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 1 (IANS) A metal compound commonly found in consumer products and sunscreens lotions could potentially cause cancer.Zinc oxide is used to absorb harmful ultra violet light. But when ... Read more...

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Green rust can guard groundwater from radioactive contamination


March 18th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Neptunium, a waste product from uranium reactors, could pose a serious health risk should it ever seep its way into groundwater - even five million years after it ... Read more...

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Green sludge can protect groundwater from radioactivity


March 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Neptunium, a radioactive waste product from uranium reactors, can be captured now. It could pose a serious health risk should it ever seep its way into ... Read more...

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Study Reveals That Hand Sanitizers Can Not Prevent Cold Or Flu


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a common perception that the hand sanitizers are better than common soaps against germs and bacteria infection. However, a recent study carried out by ... Read more...

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Onion natural alternative to artificial preservatives


April 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Some components of the onion have antioxidant and anti-microbial properties, making it possible to use it to preserve food, says a new study. "The antioxidant and anti-microbial properties ... Read more...

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Red wine component pill successful during heart attacks


March 1st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Researchers seeking a more reliable alternative than aspirin for heart attacks may have found it in a red wine molecule called resveratrol. University of Connecticut (U-C) researchers induced heart ... Read more...

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Junk DNA’s cut and paste mechanism could lead to gene therapies


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have discovered that a protein enables sections of so-called junk DNA to be cut and pasted within genetic code- a finding which ... Read more...

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Plant used to make condemned men to smile before death came from Italian island


May 16th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, May 16 (ANI): Scientists have traced the roots of a potion that was used to intoxicate condemned men to smile before dying, to a plant commonly found on the Italian island ... Read more...

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Vitamin D protects cells from damage that can lead to cancer


May 14th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has found that vitamin D protects healthy prostate cells from the stress that can lead to cancer, by inducing a particular gene to boost ... Read more...

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AIIMS alumnus says antioxidants dont lower cancer risk


January 20th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A study authored by an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) alumnus suggests that antioxidant supplementation does not reduce the risk of cancer.Dr. Aditya Bardia reviewed randomised ... Read more...

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Multi purpose fibre may lead to super strong body armour


November 14th, 2007 - 2:58 am ICT by admin
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