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New blood test detects deadly calcium deposits


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Sep 7 (IANS) A new test could identify individuals who are likely to develop potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, a precursor to chronic kidney ... Read more...

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Brazil spider’s venom could help in man’s sexual life


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A group of scientists from Brazil and the US has found that the venom from what is considered the world's deadliest spider could be the secret ... Read more...

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Study reveals that chocolate reduces Blood Pressure


August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dark chocolate could just be the key to reducing blood pressure. Scientists have just found out that eating of dark chocolate by patients of hypertension could ... Read more...

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Liver transplant in India saves Yemeni boy


July 27th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Malek family from Yemen had lost all hope when nine-year-old Abdul was diagnosed with the same liver disease that had killed his two siblings.But ... Read more...

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Student commits suicide for uncontrollable blushing


July 13th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old student in the US killed himself after suffering with uncontrollable blushing for years, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Brandon Thomas, a University of Washington student, ... Read more...

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Your farts could cure high blood pressure


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Though most of us may find it quite embarrassing in case we were caught breaking wind, a new study has in fact suggested flatulence could help ... Read more...

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Heavy snoring doubles arthritis risk


June 28th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Snoring heavily almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a study shows. Researchers in Taiwan found patients diagnosed with the snoring-related condition sleep apnoea were ... Read more...

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Awake brain surgery cures Kolkata girl’s tumor


June 19th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Awake Craniotomy, a rare surgery performed by keeping the patient awake, has cured 18-year old Moubani Karmakar here of her brain tumor.Awake Craniotomy is performed in ... Read more...

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Gut probe can spot deadly pancreatic cancer


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Physicians can now spot pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest ever, by simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to its junction with ... Read more...

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British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

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Bump on head should not be ignored


April 16th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A bump on your head could lead to a permanent disability or cognitive deficits if not attended in time, says a case study.According to the case ... Read more...

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BP drug not tied to death risk among heart patients


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 11 (IANS) Losartan, prescribed for lowering high blood pressure (BP), may not be linked with higher death risk in heart failure patients, says a new study.Henrik Svanstrom of ... Read more...

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Long term diabetics exposed to triple stroke-risk


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) People suffering from diabetes for 10 years or more face triple the risk of stroke, compared to non-diabetics, says a new study.This is the first study ... Read more...

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Statins stave off depression in heart patients


February 26th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Heart patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins are less likely to develop depression than those who did not. Mary Whooley, professor of medicine at the University of ... Read more...

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New angiography technique a boon for many


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) At 55, Ratnesh Shah was suffering from frequent chest pain and was advised a coronary angiography -- which involves opening up blocked vessels. Unfortunately, both his ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate key to malaria’s ‘invisibility cloak’


January 19th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A molecule may be the key to malaria's 'invisibility cloak' and its identification will help explain how the parasite manages to evade the human immune system ... Read more...

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Black tea is beneficial for health


December 31st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) While many people prefer being cautious about taking too much tea at home or workplace, researchers now suggest that by taking three cups a day one ... Read more...

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Low iron levels tied to blood clot risk


December 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) People with low iron levels in their blood may have a higher risk of dangerous clots.A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited ... Read more...

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Angina treatment worsens heart attack severity


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Nitroglycerin, routinely used to dilate blood vessels in heart disease patients, could end up damaging the heart muscles.A Stanford University team found that rats dosed with ... Read more...

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Two gene variants in dengue identified


October 18th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified two genetic variants that increase chances of your being infected with severe dengue and some people's genetic make-up predisposes them to the infection. ... Read more...

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Japanese company creates human photocopier


October 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese start-up company 'Real-f' creates an ultra realistic mask of your face by clicking its still images.Masks made by Real-f, which describes itself as a ... Read more...

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Warring placenta, uterus trigger preeclampsia


October 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A battle raging within the womb - between the father's biological motive to produce a big and healthy baby versus the mother's need to live through ... Read more...

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Strokes hit smokers earlier than others


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) Not only are smokers twice as likely to have strokes, they are almost a decade younger than non-smokers when they have them. Researchers studied 982 stroke ... Read more...

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Synthetic protein to help regenerate new tissues


September 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have thought up a new way to synthesize collagen, the most abundant protein in the body, for regenerating new tissues and organs from stem cells. ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh hospital offers free CT scans Monday


August 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) A state-of-the-art CT scan centre at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh will offer free services to all patients on the Independence Day Monday, an official said ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson happy about co-joined twins who turned 10 recently


August 9th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mel Gibson had something to cheer about after a long spell of controversies lately when the Guatemalan twins who were joined in the head turned 10 ... Read more...

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Antioxidants show promise in treating infertility


July 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Antioxidants have shown promise in treating infertility both in men and women, including erectile dysfunction (ED), say researchers. Fertility problems are often an early indicator of ... Read more...

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Eye test may help to detect Alzheimer’s disease


July 18th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say they are investigating a new simple eye test which promises to provide a way to detect Alzheimer’s disease. The approach has been carried out on ... Read more...

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Indian doctors remove embedded bullet from Nigerian man


July 17th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) For around 10 years an injury mark on his thigh reminded Morufu Shuaibu of the gruesome memories of a riot in his country. The pain ... Read more...

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Woman’s leg cut off by glass sheet


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman's leg was cut off by a falling sheet of glass from a commercial building in China, a newspaper reported Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Taking apples daily keeps cardio risks at bay


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Taking apples daily is one way of keeping risks linked with cardio health at bay. Catherine Bondonno, doctoral student in pharmacology at the University of Western ... Read more...

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Students invent device to minimise risks in dialysis


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Biomedical engineering students have invented a device to cut down the risk of infection, clotting and narrowing of blood vessels during dialysis.The device, implanted under the ... Read more...

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Blind man’s sight restored after 55 years


June 18th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 18 (IANS) A man in New York, who was blind in one eye for 55 years, has got his sight back.The patient - now 63 - was ... Read more...

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British woman to have womb transplanted to daughter


June 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) A 56-year-old British woman is on way to creating history -- she will donate her womb to her 25-year-old daughter, making her the first in the ... Read more...

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Light sensitive drugs to target cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new cancer treatment that uses light to target tumour cells, a method which promises greater effectiveness than available treatments. Scientists at the ... Read more...

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