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Doctors overlook vital signs in diagnosing delirium


November 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Clinicians are overlooking vital signs in the blood that could help them more accurately diagnose patients with delirium, a condition tied to shorter lifespans. "These biomarkers ... Read more...

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Communication in caterpillars evolved from walking


April 14th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Scientists from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, have found that communication in caterpillars evolved from the simple act of walking.The researchers have found that hair-like structures that the ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer


April 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods. Normal breast screening ... Read more...

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Potential biomarkers for predicting colon cancer spread


March 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A research team in China has identified two proteins present in the blood of people with colon cancer that may serve as the potential biomarkers for accurately predicting ... Read more...

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Cardiac drug research may get a boost from new way to detect nitroxyl


July 6th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Wake Forest University scientists have identified unique chemical markers for detecting the presence of a compound called nitroxyl in biological systems, an achievement that can boost cardiac drug ... Read more...

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1,000 yr old supernova may be recorded in Antarctic ice


March 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): In an analysis of the nitrate content of an ice core drilled at Dome Fuji station in Antarctica, scientists have found what may be chemical traces of ... Read more...

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Coming soon, ”BioBeer” with wine’’s cancer fighting qualities


October 17th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): While most college students often look forward to gulp down cans of beer, a group of Rice University learners are bit fast forward: they are genetically engineering ... Read more...

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Molecular scaffold that guides connection between brain cells unravelled


May 21st, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have found that brain cells called glia are a kind of scaffold that direct the growth of nerve fibres and ... Read more...

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Scientists get first atomic-level look at protein behind brain disease


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): For the first time, Ohio State University researchers have taken an atomic-level look at the protein that causes hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) - a disease thought ... Read more...

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Sperm’s immune-protection properties may hold vital clue to cancer spread


December 14th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that sugar-based markers on human sperm cells, which may prevent them from being attacked by the female immune system, could provide a vital ... Read more...

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Heres why vaccines directed against cancer, HIV don’t work


December 14th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri and Imperial College London has found evidence suggesting why vaccines directed against HIV and many cancers do ... Read more...

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Obesity gene may alter DNA in the brain region that controls food intake


November 14th, 2007 - 10:21 am ICT by admin
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