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Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Even blowing nose could trigger stroke


May 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Something as simple as drinking coffee, making love, getting angry or even blowing your nose can trigger a deadly stroke, says a study. Seemingly harmless activities ... Read more...

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Indian surgeons save African baby with rare defect


April 26th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Four-month-old Nyishuyimana Goreth, from the African country of Burundi, was born with an extremely rare defect which caused a huge bulk of her brain tissues ... Read more...

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Study says that people who have autism & epilepsy have higher risk of dying early


April 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has identified that people with autism and epilepsy have higher risk of dying early when compared with people with only autism. The study ... Read more...

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Neurons play distinct roles at different stages of epileptic seizures


March 28th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): A new study has found that epileptic seizures begin with extremely diverse neuronal activity - contrary to the classic view that they are characterized by massively synchronized activity. ... Read more...

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Scientists discover key genetic trigger of depression


October 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Yale researchers have discovered a gene that seems to play a major role in triggering depression."This could be a primary cause, or at least a major contributing factor, ... Read more...

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Rachael Shardlow Manages To Survive Fatal Box JellyFish Bite


April 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Australia, Apr 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a development that has taken marine biologists and researchers by sheer surprise a school girl in Australia has managed to survive the lethal sting ... Read more...

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How to boost Alzheimer’s-fighting compounds’ value


August 18th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A team of researchers from Purdue University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown that some of the polyphenols found in red wine, thought to help prevent ... Read more...

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Loneliness ”could up chances of dying after stroke”


March 24th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Social isolation can increase the chances of dying after a stroke, new research suggests. According to the study, loneliness may promote more damaging inflammation in the brain during ... Read more...

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Natasha Richardson’s Autopsy Reports reveal the fatal killer


March 20th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by GD
There has been a lot of speculation over the cause of death of the famous actress Natasha Richardson. The actress suffered a head injury after she fell on a slope while ... Read more...

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Epidural Hematoma: Can one escape from the claws of this fatal trauma?


March 19th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by GD
Epidural hematoma is as deadly as it sounds. It is a brain injury in which there is a traumatic accumulation of blood between the skull and the dura mater. The dura ... Read more...

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Heavy marijuana use ”damages teens” brains”


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that teens and young adults who are heavy users of marijuana are more likely than non-users to have disrupted brain development. In the ... Read more...

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Ultrasound can remotely stimulate brain circuits


October 30th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Neuroscientists at Arizona State University have developed pulsed ultrasound techniques that can remotely stimulate brain circuit activity without the need of exogenous proteins or surgically implanted medical ... Read more...

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Genomic changes occur in brains of people who commit suicide


October 24th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): In an epigenetic study, scientists have discovered genomic changes in the brains of people who committed suicide as a result of major depression.Epigenetics is the study of ... Read more...

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Foetus found in one-and-a-half month old boy


September 29th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) One-and-a-half-month-old Junaid Alam was barely able to breathe because of his increasing abdominal swelling. But neither he nor his parents knew that the infant was actually carrying the ... Read more...

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Scientists track changes in protein critical to Alzheimer’’s disease


August 29th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A international team of scientists have described hour-by-hour changes in the amount of amyloid beta protein that is believed to play a critical role in Alzheimer''s disease.The ... Read more...

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Gingko extract may provide clues to curing Alzheimers disease


August 23rd, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have begun a new study to investigate how a certain extract from leaves of the ancient eastern tree, ... Read more...

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Alcoholics Analysis: mapping brain for treatment


May 4th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 4 (IANS) Brain tissues of chronic alcoholics reveal changes that occur at the molecular level in alcohol abuse - and suggests a potential treatment target, a new study has ... Read more...

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Boxing possibly less dangerous for brain


March 30th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 30 (IANS) Boxing is possibly less dangerous for the brain than previously feared - at least for amateurs, according to a new study. The study by University of Heidelberg ... Read more...

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Sea cucumber-inspired new plastic grows rigid to floppy when soaked in water


March 7th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): Inspired by a peculiar characteristic of sea cucumbers supple skin that enables them to become considerably stiffer and soften again within seconds, scientists have now created a polymer ... Read more...

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