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Intestinal stem cells offer clues to colon cancer origin and relapse


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine have discovered that colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells.They proposed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Too much TV ‘leads to speech problems in children’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): New research suggests that spending too much time in front of the TV or computer is hindering the development of children's speech.One in six parents believes too much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are Women Better Investors Than Men? New Studies Say So


December 24th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are women better investors than men? At least that is what the Economists at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Neil Dutta and Ethan Harris feel. The brands ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Men ‘more vulnerable to cancer than women due to poor lifestyles’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A world health expert has warned that men in the UK are much more susceptible to cancer than women because of their poor lifestyles.Figures show that men are ... Read more...

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Clot busting therapy more critical for female stroke victims


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Women who don't receive a clot-busting drug after a stroke fare worse than men who are not treated, a new study has claimed.The study is published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Herpes drug ‘can delay’ HIV progression


February 15th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A common treatment for herpes can also slow progression of the AIDS virus among co-infected patients, say US researchers.Most people infected with HIV are also coincidentally infected with ... Read more...

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Eat oily fish to keep brain healthy


May 27th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Eating oily fish, rich in vitamin D, may be vital in keeping your brain healthy as you age, according to a new study. University of Manchester scientists and other ... Read more...

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Fish boosts brain power in middle aged men


May 21st, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Increased levels of vitamin D - synthesised in the skin following sun exposure and found in certain foods such as oily fish - are linked to improved cognitive ... Read more...

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Why women store fat more efficiently than men


April 7th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): Oestrogen, the female sex hormone, reduces a woman's ability to burn fat after having a meal, say researchers.The finding, by Sydney endocrinologist Associate Professor Tony O'Sullivan, of the ... Read more...

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No clear evidence that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age


March 9th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, conducted by British researchers, has cast doubt on claims that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age.Initially, data from a trial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Economic costs of cheating on a spouse differ for men and women


August 17th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): When considering whether to have an extramarital affair, people make a cost-benefit calculation. This estimation has a connection with biological and socio-economic factors, and men and women ... Read more...

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People born in spring are brainier - how seasons of birth influence our personalities


December 2nd, 2007 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 2 (ANI): It has been long known that stars guide our life paths and affect our personalities, but according to new studies, it is the season of birth that predisposes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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