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High level of testosterone may speed up prostate cancer


July 31st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone in elderly men might make an existing prostate cancer tumour grow faster, warn researchers.They say men in their 70s and 80s with ... Read more...

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Evidence confirms CO2 spikes ended ice age


April 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Harvard scientists are helping show the fullest picture of how global spikes in carbon dioxide (CO2) combined to finish off the last ice age 20,000 to ... Read more...

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Memory deteriorates faster in life’s last two years


April 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A person's memory deteriorates at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of his or her life than at any other time after memory problems ... Read more...

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Liquor gives a kick, but may also kick in unsafe sex


December 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) Alcohol consumption, which gives a high, has long been associated with unsafe sex. Now, a new study directly relates it to HIV infection.In spite of ... Read more...

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No connection between superstorms and Earth’s magnetic fields: Experts


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): There's simply no established scientific connection between the concept of superstorms - and weather in general - and the Earth's magnetic fields, say experts.Some worriers say that these ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums using paracetamol ‘may up risk of childhood asthma’


November 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Team of UK scientists has found an evidence suggesting that the risk of childhood asthma associated with prenatal paracetamol exposure may depend on antioxidant genes in the mother.Led ... Read more...

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Vitamin D may help asthmatics


September 9th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Vitamin D may help those suffering from asthma, according to experts."There is a possible cause-and-effect relationship between vitamin D deficiency and uncontrolled asthma," said allergist Manbir Sandhu, lead ... Read more...

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How men and women play soccer differently


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): The significant differences in the knee alignment and muscle activation that exist between men and women also translate into the way they play soccer, says a new study.Data ... Read more...

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Decongestant use during pregnancy cuts risk of premature birth: Study


August 31st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): The results of a new study indicate that the use of over-the-counter decongestants during pregnancy cuts the risk of premature births.Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) epidemiologist ... Read more...

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Sleep Problems Associated To Weight Gain In Women, Study Reveals


July 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep for long then chances are high that you might gain some extra calories. Reiterating earlier theories which ... Read more...

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New Study Links Dermatitis To Cancer Risk


June 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the results from a new health study, dermatitis may be linked to a greater risk of cancer. and people who have been diagnosed with atopic ... Read more...

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Dermatitis Linked To Cancer Risk, Study Reveals


June 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People who suffer from the atop dermatitis are at a much higher risk of getting cancer, a new research reveals. According to the study which was ... Read more...

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Smokers more depressed than non-smokers


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Smokers are more than twice as likely to have symptoms of depression as compared to non-smokers, research says. A study by University of Otago involved over 1,000 people, who ... Read more...

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Smoking ‘ups depression risk’


June 1st, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 1 (ANI): Smoking can increase depression risk, according to a new Kiwi study.The study, conducted by Otago University, suggests nicotine-dependent people are more than twice as likely to get depressed ... Read more...

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Marathon runners may have endurance in their genes


February 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Variations in one gene are associated with athletic endurance and may make a difference in a runner's performance, according to a new study.For the study, researchers examined 155 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Understanding music in speech makes people empathetic


January 28th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): People who can change intonation in speech are more empathetic, according to a new study.The study found that people use the same brain regions to produce and understand ... Read more...

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Why circumcised men are less likely to get infected with HIV


January 6th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Circumcision substantially lowers HIV risk among men by changing the bacterial communities of the penis, finds a new study.According to scientists at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) ... Read more...

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It’s official: Cell phones affect your brain


November 14th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found that cell phone use triggers a specific biological effect in the brain.However, the researchers at Sweden's Orebro University, who conducted the study, cannot decide ... Read more...

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Obesity may hinder optimal control of blood pressure


October 26th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 26 (IANS) Obese patients taking drugs to lower blood pressure (BP) and cholesterol levels are less likely to reach recommended targets than their normal weight counterparts, says a new study. Obesity ... Read more...

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Obesity may delay optimal control of BP, cholesterol


October 26th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Obesity could be a factor in delaying optimal control of blood pressure and cholesterol, a new research has found.The study, presented at the 2009 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress hosted ... Read more...

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Molecular link between insulin resistance, inflammation identified


August 27th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have identified a molecular link between insulin resistance and inflammation.According to senior author Dr H. Henry Dong, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, ... Read more...

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Why women interact socially better than men


August 15th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Women have higher emotional intelligence than men. That is why they perform better in several areas of social interaction and have a higher sense of well-being and satisfaction, ... Read more...

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Bossy parents cause older teens to indulge in more sex


July 24th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Keeping a close eye on your teenage kids every move will actually encourage him or her to have more sex, according to a new study which provides ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Regular exercise may prevent drug addiction


July 8th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Regular exercise can help you avoid and overcome drug addiction, suggests a new study. The new study led by Mark A. Smith neuroscientist and Associate Professor from ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex education at school delays teen intercourse: Study


December 20th, 2007 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): School going teenagers are less likely to experiment with sex if theyre provided with sex education at school.The finding was based on a study, led by Trisha Mueller, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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