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US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

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Boosting body’s immune system may hold key to HIV cure


February 4th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have shown that boosting the immune system in mice can rid them of HIV-like infection.The research team, led by Dr Marc Pellegrini from the Walter ... Read more...

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Climate change could give you cancer, claim scientists


December 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have warned that melting glaciers and ice sheets are releasing cancer-causing pollutants into the air and oceans.The long-lasting chemicals get into the food chain and build up ... Read more...

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Mobile phone giants accused of burying warnings in small print


October 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Mobile phone giants have been accused of keeping the warnings about the health risks of using their handsets undercover-by keeping them buried deep inside the manual.A warning that ... Read more...

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Excess oxygen could slow formation of wrinkles


June 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An overdose of oxygen could help reduce wrinkle formation by lessening tissue damage due to UVB rays, according to a Japanese study.In the study, mice that were placed ... Read more...

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All female lizard species are found in the Southwest & Mexico


February 24th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an all-female lizard species – whiptail lizards, which are found in the Southwest and Mexico. Biologists say that they probably resulted from a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ’scaffold’ to regenerate lost or damaged bones, tissues


October 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Lizard has a unique ability to regrow body tissue that is damaged or torn. If its tail is pulled off, it grows right back. It's an impressive feat, ... Read more...

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Novel bio-technique can help regenerate bones too


October 20th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Nature has provided the lizard with a unique ability to regrow body tissue that is damaged or torn; if its tail is pulled off, it grows right back. ... Read more...

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A cup of coffee may help banish wrinkles


October 19th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Want to get rid of those pesky wrinkles? Well, then forget trying lotions and grab a cup of coffee.Nescafe, brand of instant coffee made by Swiss-based manufacturer Nestle, ... Read more...

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Man, 55, swims Amazon’s entire length in 66 days!


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Martin Strel, 55, may be an unlikely athlete with a bulging belly but he has had the most adventurous swim in the world.Strel has successfully swum non-stop across ... Read more...

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Small female twins more likely to be obese adults


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Female twins who are small at birth have a greater likelihood of being obese as adults, according to a new study. Scientists in Britain and Otago University (OU) ... Read more...

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DNA theory flawed, says new research


July 16th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) New research by Canadian scientists is set to turn upside down the DNA theory which says that every cell in the body is identical to every other cell. Current ... Read more...

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Belly fat increases risk of migraines


February 15th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (Xinhua) People aged 20 to 55 who have large waistlines are more likely to have migraines, according to a new study.The conclusion was based on a study of ... Read more...

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Obesity may raise migraine risk


February 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13(ANI): Obesity can increase the risk of getting migraine, according to a new study.Researchers looked at 22,211 people who were asked to report whether they suffered from either migraine ... Read more...

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Silicon chips could soon repair body tissue


February 4th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scottish scientists have come a step closer to making the use of silicon chips for repairing damaged tissue a reality.The team from University of Edinburgh have taken ... Read more...

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Laser welding can seal and heal wounds faster than suturing


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel claim to have perfected a technique called laser welding, in which carbon dioxide lasers are used to seal and heal wounds. The ... Read more...

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Stem cells from umbilical cord blood may help build new heart valves


November 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Doctors may one day be able to use stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood to build new heart valves for babies born with heart defects, say ... Read more...

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Cholesterol test can be a lifesaver


August 12th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
DPA Munich, Aug 12 (DPA) A cholesterol test can be a lifesaver because high cholesterol levels along with diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, and being overweight raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, noted ... Read more...

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Now, a body-creeping ‘Skin-tenna’ to monitor health remotely


June 7th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): A wireless antenna, which is small enough to be worn discreetly under clothes and allows doctors to monitor illnesses and injuries remotely, is closer to becoming a ... Read more...

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Spending hours talking on mobile phones may damage men’s fertility


February 7th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new US research has suggested that spending hours on a mobile phone each day may damage men's fertility.During the study, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found a ... Read more...

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