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Briskness of walk in middle-age foretells stroke risk


February 16th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Walking speed and hand grip strength may determine how a middle-aged person will develop dementia or stroke, says a new research."These are basic office tests which ... Read more...

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High levels of uric acid linked to high blood pressure


November 8th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with high levels of uric acid in their blood are more likely to develop high blood pressure.Hyperuricemia is an abnormally high ... Read more...

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Yoga can reduce chronic low back pain


November 5th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Yoga may be more effective than standard treatment in reducing chronic low back pain in minority populations, according to a new study.Individuals from low-income, minority backgrounds with chronic ... Read more...

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Scientists integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks


March 13th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Health experts in the U.S. have successful integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. The achievement was recently made ... Read more...

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Extremely premature infants at higher autism risk


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Babies born more than three months early appear to be at double or triple the risk of autism, say US researchers. According to scientists from Boston University School ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency raises C-section risk


December 24th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient are at an increased risk for delivering a baby by caesarean section, say researchers.Over a two-year period, experts from Boston ... Read more...

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American medical scientist biased against Ayurveda: India


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India Tuesday said metallic substance in Ayurvedic medicines are well below the permissible level as reported otherwise by a group of medical scientists in the Journal of ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic medicines sold online contain harmful metals


August 27th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Traditional Indian medicines bought on the Internet and used throughout the world contain levels of lead, mercury or arsenic that exceed acceptable standards, according to a study ... Read more...

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Sex counselling during drug addiction program may help cut HIV transmission


July 12th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A study conducted by experts from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) suggests that sexual behaviour counselling during drug addiction treatment may ... Read more...

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Fetal exposure to drugs, alcohol or tobacco may change brain structure of kids


April 8th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born to women who use cocaine, alcohol or tobacco during pregnancy may have brain structure changes that continue into early ... Read more...

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Robots facilitate minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft surgery


April 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Boston now boasts a hospital where robots have joined doctors to offer minimally invasive coronary artery bypass graft surgery to patients with severe blockages.Dr. Robert Poston, the ... Read more...

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