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Kids watching TV for hours? Beware of health risks

April 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Six-year olds who spend most of their time watching TV could end up with narrower arteries in the eyes, increasing their chances of heart disease, high ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists isolate molecule that helps produce proteins

February 15th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a molecular assistant called Spy that helps bugs produce proteins for medical and industrial purposes.Bacteria are widely used to manufacture proteins used in medicine and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ice-baths can do more harm than good, say scientists

November 5th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A new study has suggested that ice-baths can actually do more harm than good.The agonisingly cold dips are a popular way for athletes to finish their training as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Putting ice on injuries could slow down healing process

October 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better.For the first time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-American led team finds ‘fountain of youth’

July 1st, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A team lead by an Indian-American scientist has found what could be the single-most important medical breakthrough in history - significantly longer life-spans. The discovery shows that proper ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Antibodies take ‘evolutionary leaps’ to battle microbes

January 10th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Antibodies take 'evolutionary leaps' to battle viruses and bacteria that rapidly evolve with every sneeze, sniffle, and cough, especially during the cold and flu season. A new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Take care of your gums, for heart’s sake

December 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Infected gums don't just spell danger for your teeth, but your heart too.According to a study, brushing teeth regularly will potentially cut down risks of atherosclerosis, a leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Melanin may protect against obesity related chronic diseases

November 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Samples from the morbidly obese undergoing weight loss surgery showed that melanin - a pigment giving skin and hair their distinctive colour - was being produced in their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Breakthrough to nip transplant rejection in the bud

October 31st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A chance discovery by biologists will help trick the immune system into believing that a transplanted organ is the body's own, not a foreign element, nipping its rejection ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bodys own cannabis help in maintaining healthy skin

July 3rd, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that chemical compounds produced by our body, similar to an active ingredient in marijuana called THC can help in maintaining good skin. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global warming affecting world’s largest freshwater lake

May 1st, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washinton, May 1 (Xinhua) Russian and American scientists have discovered that the temperature of Lake Baikal, the world's largest lake located in freezing Siberia, is rising gradually that confirms that the region ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists decode flys reaction to changes around it

March 9th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington , March 9 (ANI): American scientists have come up with a new way to view the world through the eyes of a common fly, and to partially decode the insects reactions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientific and teaching organizations call for evolution education

January 2nd, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): A coalition of 17 scientific and teaching organizations is calling on the scientific community to become more involved in the promotion of science education, including evolution.According to these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |