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New tool developed to trace brown fat, fight obesity


July 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Scientists have enlisted a pioneering new tool which uses thermal imaging to spot brown fat - the body's good fat - to fight obesity.Brown fat plays ... Read more...

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Silencing ‘hedgehog’ molecule halts cancer


June 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Breast cancer cells are known to create the conditions for their own survival by communicating their needs to the healthy cells surrounding them.Now researchers have identified ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stress triggers Catherine Zeta-Jones’s bipolar disorder


April 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent announcement by Catherine Zeta-Jones that she suffered bipolar II disorder after coming under stress have got many people wondering if stress could cause the disorder.Scientists ... Read more...

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Children victims of most eye injuries from aerosols


April 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) More than half the eye injuries treated in emergency rooms due to aerosols involved children 18 years and younger.Children were the victims in more than half ... Read more...

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Drinking during pregnancy likely to damage fertility in sons


June 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mothers who drink alcohol while they are pregnant may be damaging the fertility of their future sons, a new study says. Doctors in Denmark found that if mothers had ... Read more...

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Essential protein for successful pregnancy isolated


May 29th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have isolated and detailed the function of a unique protein, called Preimplantation Factor (PF) produced by healthy embryos, which ensures a successful pregnancy. The research showed that ... Read more...

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Most women scheduled for gynaecologic surgery not afraid of its effects on sex


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Majority of women scheduled for gynaecologic surgery to address non-cancerous symptoms are not worried about the effects of the procedure on their sex lives, according to a new ... Read more...

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Women facing gynaecologic surgery don’t worry about sex


April 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Most women facing gynaecologic surgery don't worry about its effects on their sex lives, a new study says. However, only 37 percent of women planning to be sterilised did ... Read more...

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Chili peppers can ease tingling nerve pain


October 19th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Millions suffer peripheral pain and other troubling sensations from diseases as varied as diabetes, AIDS, shingles and arthritis. Now a new review suggests that four out of 10 ... Read more...

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Chilli peppers may help relive tingling nerve pain


October 14th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A new study by British researchers suggests that people suffering peripheral pain - which produces stinging sensations, numbness, weakness, burning pain - can get respite by taking capsaicin ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy ‘highly effective’ against early lung cancer


April 6th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A high-tech type of radiation treatment called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has been found to be "highly effective" in treating early-stage lung cancer for patients who are ... Read more...

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Experiment tests effects of space radiation on human nerve cells 31 kms above ground


March 15th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): An experiment testing the effects of space radiation on human nerve cells was successfully flown more than 31 kilometers high (about 99,000 feet) and safely returned to ... Read more...

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Working at your relationship all year round only way to keep the flame alive


February 11th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): With Valentines Day drawing closer, the air is filled with love. However, a leading psychiatrist has said that people shouldnt wait for February 14 to tell their ... Read more...

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How to rejuvenate skin sans cosmetic surgery


July 31st, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Want to bring back your skins lost lustre, but the thought of surgery scares you? Well, dont fret about it, for a whole arsenal of aesthetic procedures ... Read more...

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Antibiotics may heal wound complications of childbirth


June 10th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian researcher has revealed that a single dose of antibiotics can significantly heal severe tearing that occurs in vaginal tissues during ... Read more...

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