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Teenagers facing danger in British mental asylums


March 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Various teenagers in Britain are being locked up alongside potentially dangerous adults in mental hospitals following a crisis in health services for the young, the Daily ... Read more...

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500,000 kids in Britain risk liver disease


July 4th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Over half a million overweight children in Britain are at risk of being affected by liver disease, a government expert has warned.According to Martin Lombard, national ... Read more...

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‘Satnav’ device ‘could find cancer tumours in body in just one session’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A 'satnav' like radiotherapy device promises to help doctors treat patients with tumours almost anywhere in the body in a single session.The Novalis Tx machine uses a targeting ... Read more...

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Many Britishers of Indian descent awarded New Year British honors


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Various Britishers of Indian descent have made the list for New Year British honors "for making difference in the community".Indira Patel has received DBE for "services to ... Read more...

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Women with wide waists face higher cancer risk


December 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Almost half of women have a higher risk of cancer because of their bulging waistlines.Most people think men carry more weight around their tummy, but the reality is ... Read more...

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Study: One in 20 pregnant women is ‘dangerously obese’


December 7th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study that was published today has revealed that about 5 percent of all pregnant women in UK is severely obese.The study claimed that their ... Read more...

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Popular teeth-whitening methods can rob you of your smile


November 5th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Popular home treatments for teeth whitening, using baking soda, ash and hydrogen peroxide, can strip tooth enamel and cause lasting damage to the gums, dentists say. The ... Read more...

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Women putting their health at risk by using DIY teeth-whitening: Scientists


November 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Dentists have warned that young women are jeopardising their health by using DIY teeth-whitening treatments involving baking soda, ash and hydrogen peroxide.A growing number of websites are promoting ... Read more...

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Dream discovery: eat ‘healthy’ junk food


August 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Here's hope for all those battling the bulge - and the temptation to eat junk food. Scientists have found a way to make fatty foods like ice cream ... Read more...

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Lack of medical advice kills heart attack patients’ sex lives


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that if heart patients do not consult their doctors a year after they have had heart attack, their sexual activity reduces considerably.Researchers at the American ... Read more...

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Autism does not ruin parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Autism does not ruin relationships, says a new study, challenging the popular perception that an autistic child wrecks 80 percent of marriages as a heavy burden is imposed ... Read more...

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Having a child with autism doesn’t put stress on parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has debunked the myth that having a child with autism can put stress on the parents' marriage.The study by researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in ... Read more...

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Proteins linked to memory loss in Alzheimer’s identified


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists from Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) have identified specific proteins that might lead to memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.Three proteins EIF2AK2, DYRK1A and AKAP13 have been ... Read more...

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Kiwi town promotes condom as Christmas gift to curb chlamydia spread


December 18th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, December 18(ANI): Authorities of a town in New Zealand are promoting condoms as a Christmas gift to tackle rising chlamydia infection among under-25s.Hamilton Family Planning has taken into account Environmental, ... Read more...

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‘Short Kut…’ a fun hare and tortoise story: Neeraj Vora


July 8th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) "Short Kut - The Con Is On" is a fun-filled "hare and tortoise story" that has Akshaye Khanna and Arshad Warsi playing a "lethal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Childhood obesity linked to allergy risk


May 5th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that obese kids and adolescents are at increased risk of having some kind of allergy, especially to a food."We found a positive ... Read more...

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Gel treatment may help cure oesophageal cancer non-surgically


April 16th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to determine whether or not a gel treatment can reduce the size of tumours in patients with oesophageal cancer non-surgically. ... Read more...

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UK’s first keyhole surgery to replace worn out heart valve completed


April 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have for the first time in Britain achieved a breakthrough in replacing a worn out prosthetic heart valve with a new ... Read more...

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Brit scientists find peanut allergy ”cure”


February 20th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have successfully cured peanut allergy by building up children''s tolerance to the oval-shaped nut.The research team from Cambridge''s Addenbrooke''s Hospital exposed four ... Read more...

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Compassion meditation can act as a great stress buster


October 8th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Individuals who engage in compassion meditation may benefit by reductions in inflammatory and behavioral responses to psychological stress, a new study has found. The study has been published ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientist suppress hunger hormone


September 16th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine have reported success in significantly suppressing levels of the "hunger hormone" ghrelin in pigs.They used a minimally invasive ... Read more...

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Brain protein linked to Alzheimer’’s disease


September 16th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) may have reached a step closer to developing promising new treatments for Alzheimer''s disease, for they have found a ... Read more...

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New way found to suppress ‘hunger hormone’


September 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) An Indian American medical scientist has successfully suppressed levels of 'hunger hormone' ghrelin in pigs, which could pave the way for a lasting solution to obesity in people.He ... Read more...

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Ten people a day turning to stomach-stapling ops


August 3rd, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): With obesity crisis getting worse day by day, at least ten people a day are having stomach-stapling operations on the National Health Service (NHS), according to a ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery extends benefits to bladder cancer patients


July 31st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Urologic surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center say that they have achieved considerable success in adapting robotic surgery for bladder cancer patients.Describing their work in ... Read more...

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Obesity gene makes it harder to control appetite


July 28th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A gene linked to obesity might make it harder for people to control their appetite, say researchers.Researchers from University College London and the Institute of Psychiatry, King''s ... Read more...

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New cardiovascular score to improve heart attack, stroke detection


June 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): An international team of researchers have developed a new and more accurate method for assessing a persons risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).The team has developed QRisk2, ... Read more...

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Breast saving surgery jeopardising womens chances of cure


May 13th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , May 13 (ANI): A majority of younger women with breast cancer are frequently opting for breast saving surgery in place of a more protective, radical treatment and this choice ... Read more...

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Diets that could make kids die a decade younger than their parents


December 30th, 2007 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A countrywide survey on the lifestyles of children aged between 10 and 14, has revealed that kids are eating too much junk food and too few vegetables, prompting ... Read more...

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Targeting treatment may save breast cancer sufferers from needless side effects


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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