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New research says glaucoma is in one’s genes


September 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated three new genes linked to Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause of blindness, which affects 15 million people worldwide, 80 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Guidelines to ease insomnia and other sleep disorders


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released up-to-the-minute guidelines regarding insomnia and other sleep disorders to guide psychiatrists and physicians dealing with this problem.Sleep experts agree that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Estrogen may reduce airway constriction in asthmatic women


May 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new Mayo Clinic research suggests that female sex hormones may work with beta-agonists in reducing airway constriction in women patients with asthma.After puberty, women tend to have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The real culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease


April 28th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the real culprit behind Alzheimer's disease is the Amyloid-Beta (Abeta) oligomers in the brain, and not the ... Read more...

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Deficits in brain’s reward system may explain clinical symptoms of ADHD


September 9th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that patients suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have low levels of a certain chemical essential for experiencing reward and motivation."These deficits ... Read more...

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Do bilinguals have distinct language areas in the brain?


July 10th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) A new study sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person. The research reveals that first and second languages ... Read more...

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Faulty brain wiring may be responsible for social impairments in autism


June 13th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June13 (ANI): Researchers have found evidence that the brains of adults with autism are "wired" differently than that of those without the disorder, and thats what leads to the social ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover brain pathway that shuts down seizures


June 9th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Iowa and the VA Iowa City Health Care System claims that they have identified a brain pathway that ... Read more...

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