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Pregnant women’s exposure to pollutants harms kids

March 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The exposure of pregnant women to PAH air pollutants - fumes from diesel, petrol and coal - can saddle their children kids with behavioural problems, a ... Read more...

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Exercise can reduce impact of stress on cell aging

May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Brief exercise can provide protection against the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF.The scientists learned that vigorous physical activity as brief as 42 ... Read more...

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Method to objectively identify post-traumatic stress disorder identified

January 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A biological marker in the brains of those exhibiting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been identified by researchers.The study, by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis ... Read more...

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Soon, a simple blood test to predict severity of multiple sclerosis

August 31st, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Scientists from University College London have revealed that a simple blood test may soon help predict the severity of multiple sclerosis (MS).Lead researcher Rachel Farrell says that a ... Read more...

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New test to track mysterious metabolic diseases developed

February 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Scientists have devised a much-needed way to monitor and find treatment for a mysterious and devastating group of metabolic diseases that arise from mutations in cells' fuel-burning mechanism. ... Read more...

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Simple urine test may detect aggressive prostate cancer

February 12th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A simple urine test might be able to identify prostate cancer patients risk of developing an aggressive form of the disease, say scientists at Howard Hughes Medical ... Read more...

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Your bones can tell how fast youll age

April 10th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Stopping the aging process may not be possible, but predicting it sure is.Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new biological marker that represents the age ... Read more...

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Accelerated head growth can predict autism before other behavioural symptoms

February 1st, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research at University of Washingtons Autism Center, has cited that accelerated growth in children may be the first evidence preceding the onset of many behaviours that ... Read more...

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