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Marathons could permanently damage heart: Study


December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Running marathons could permanently damage your heart, say scientists.High-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications, a study ... Read more...

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Scientists discover potential new drug therapy for kidney diseases


April 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Scientists at the Department of Molecular, Cellular andDevelopmental Biology and the Neuroscience Research Institute at UCSB havediscovered a potential new drug therapy for patients with kidney ... Read more...

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Link between breast implants and rare form of cancer confirmed


April 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has confirmed that breast implants are associated with a rare form of lymphoma, though there is no evidence yet to show that they cause cancer.The study, ... Read more...

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Cell phone use does affect brain but health consequences unknown


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has found that increasing use of cell phones is linked to rise in brain glucose metabolism, a marker of brain activity, in the area closest ... Read more...

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Garlic could help treat hypertension


November 17th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that garlic may be useful in addition to medication to treat high blood pressure.As part of the research, Australian doctors enrolled 50 patients ... Read more...

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Potential new target for diabetes treatment identified


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Researchers have identified a hormone produced and secreted by the liver as a previously unknown cause of insulin resistance.The discovery may be a new target for the treatment ... Read more...

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Now, a device that rocks insomniacs to sleep


July 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1 (ANI): A device, which can simulate the same rocking motion that parents use to put babies to sleep, has been developed in Australia to help insomniacs get their required ... Read more...

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Stress can make tumours grow bigger


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress accelerate the growth of tumours.Chronic stress has recently been implicated as a factor that may increase the ... Read more...

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Depression, hostility increase internet addiction risk in teens


October 6th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Teenagers who have psychiatric symptoms such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), social phobia, hostility and depression could be more prone to develop an Internet addiction, according to a report.The ... Read more...

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H1N1 flu virus has mutated into a form resistant to an antiviral drug


August 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that some mutation has made the H1N1 flu virus resistant to the Australian-developed antiviral drug Relenza.However, the mutation posses little threat to humans yet, ... Read more...

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Being obese doesn’t worsen asthma


June 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Obesity does not worsen asthma in patients with mild and moderate forms of the disease, but it reduces the response to medications, suggests a study conducted by National ... Read more...

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Even mild blood sugar level abnormalities during pregnancies up type 2 diabetes risk


May 21st, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A Canadian study suggests that even mild abnormalities in blood sugar levels during pregnancy, previously thought not to have any clinical significance, makes women more prone to type ... Read more...

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Viagra has no harmful effect on men’s vision


May 18th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Viagra does not pose any apparent long-term threat to men's sight, according to a new study.There were huge concerns that Viagra, and its competitor drug sold in the ... Read more...

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Steroid nasal spray safe, effective against chronic rhinosinusitis


March 17th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A steroid nasal spray has been found to reduce symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Researchers led by Neil S. ... Read more...

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How ”hidden mutations” fuel HIV drug resistance


August 1st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University have found how mutations hidden in previously ignored parts of the HIV genome play an important role in the development of drug resistance ... Read more...

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Young Indian children obtain less sleep than their Caucasian counterparts


June 12th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Young children in India obtain less overall sleep, have later bedtimes, and are more likely to room-share than their Caucasian counterparts, according to a new study.The study, ... Read more...

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