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Heat sensors help bats home in on blood sources


August 4th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) A sensitive, heat-detecting molecule covering nerve endings on their noses is the reason how vampire bats know which part of the victim's skin to home on ... Read more...

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Chili peppers may benefit those with high BP


August 4th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Chili peppers might just be the solution for those with high blood pressure, according to a study.The research in hypertensive rats has shown that while the active ingredient ... Read more...

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Chili pepper ingredient helps fight obesity


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): If you love chili peppers, you are in luck - as new research suggests it has an ingredient that helps fight fat.The study conducted by Jong Won Yun ... Read more...

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Chili pepper may help fight fat


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Chili peppers contain an ingredient that may cause weight loss and fight fat, scientists have reported.According to boffins, capsaicin, the stuff that gives chili peppers their kick, may ... Read more...

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Peppers may help you get rid of love handles


April 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Love to have your food with extra pepper? Well, other than spicing up your taste buds, it will also help you lose those extra inches around the waist.Food ... Read more...

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New ‘hot’ way to block pain at its source discovered


April 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel way to block pain at its source.A research team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio says that a ... Read more...

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Tri-pepper blend supplement burns as many calories as 20-min walk


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new weight loss supplement called the tri-pepper blend has been found to burn as many calories as 20-minute walk.It contains black pepper, caffeine and a concentrated form ... Read more...

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Common pain cream may protect heart from damage during an attack


September 15th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati has revealed that a common pain cream, if rubbed on the skin during a heart attack, may ... Read more...

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New nasal spray effectively offers relief from allergic rhinitis symptoms


June 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new all-natural nasal spray, called MucoAd, has been found to be safe and effective in relieving symptoms of allergic rhinitis, say researchers.MucoAd is a mucoadhesive molecule (hypromellose) ... Read more...

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Chilli peppers increase metabolism, body temperature


August 7th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Besides making you feel hot, chili peppers can directly induce thermogenesis, the process by which cells convert energy into heat, says a new study published in the ... Read more...

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Smoking cannabis in medium doses may help ease neuropathic pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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Chilli peppers may help reduce acute post-surgery pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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