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Nicolas Cage’s son hospitalised


June 9th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage's son, Weston, has been taken to hospital for a mental evaluation after an alleged altercation with his fitness trainer.Weston reportedly lost his cool ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reversing the bald fact - shots to restore hair growth


May 10th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Baldness could be halted or even reversed, thanks to a platelet-rich plasma shot taken from the patient's own blood. The injections will also contain Acell, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tweaking antibody could lead to vaccine against HIV


May 8th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) The HIV virus is a "slippery customer" and always tries to evade the effect of human antibodies, say researchers who suggest that tweaking an antibody could ... Read more...

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New technique offers fresh hope to lung cancer sufferers


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists say that a simple new technique could help improve diagnosis and treatment options for lung cancer sufferers.The new method involves counting the number of tumour cells in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shrinking ultrasound device will be handy as stethoscope


February 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The shrinking size of an ultrasound equipment will make it as handy as a doctor's stethoscope. Yale School of Medicine clinicians Christopher L. Moore and Joshua A. Copel ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Robot therapy can improve arm, shoulder mobility in stroke patients


February 11th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new research has shown that therapy in which robots manipulate paralyzed arms, combined with standard rehabilitation, can improve arm and shoulder mobility in patients after stroke.Patients on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For young couples, monogamy is a ‘complicated’ concept


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study that examined the concept of monogamy in young married couples found that for many, it's a 'complicated' issue."Couples have a hard time talking about these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Phone app that predicts how long cancer patients have left to live


November 9th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists at St George's University of London have created a new application, accessible on mobiles, that can tell how long terminal cancer patients have left to live.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Store Your Cells’- India’s first dental stem cell bank launched


May 27th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 27 (ANI/Business Wire India): Teeth are the newest and the easiest way of obtaining stem cells. 'Store Your Cells' is the first dental stem cell bank in India started by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Concerns over prostate cancer test


January 11th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Researchers have raised concerns over false positive results of prostate cancer screening.They found that one in eight men screened for prostate cancer test positive when they do not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anaemia drug doesn’t benefit kidney disease patients


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that treatment with anaemia drug doesn't benefit kidney disease patients who are on dialysis.Darbepoetin alfa is one of a class of drugs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Little evidence linking HRT to heart risk in menopausal women


November 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have found little evidence suggesting that menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy are at an increased cardiovascular disease risk.Although the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists cast doubts on long-term use of sinus treatment


November 9th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists have cast doubts over the efficacy of nasal saline irrigation (NSI, or Neti Pot) in the treatment of sinus disease.The study led by Dr Talal M. Nsouli, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mutations help increase chances of cancer


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Genetic mutations that once helped humans survive may increase the possibility of diseases, including cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) National ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Link between cancer and human evolution revealed


July 3rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) suggests a link between cancer and human evolution.Writing about their work in the journal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Online cognitive behavioural therapy could treat chronic insomnia


June 1st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for chronic insomnia is effective in improving insomnia severity, daytime fatigue, and sleep quality, according to a study.The researchers behind the study claim ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes raise melanoma risk even in those who tan easily


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): The traditional risk factors for melanoma may not be as helpful in predicting risk in all people as previously thought, claims a new study.The research has been presented ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quick, simple fluorescent detector for TB created


March 20th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have developed a simple onsite technique to quickly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) injecting strains of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cosmetic surgery clinics in UK are criticized using misleading sale techniques


September 19th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Models with "anatomically impossible" breasts to seduce female clients to undergo cosmetic surgery that creates "unrealistic expectations", should be banned said the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.The BAAPS said advertising using ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science |

Call for ban on adverts that show enhanced breasts to lure women


September 19th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): A British group of cosmetic surgeons has launched a campaign against advertisements that show models with digitally enhanced breasts to encourage young women to take up breast ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Recovery from back pain takes longer than thought


July 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Recovery from lower back pain takes much longer than what popular perception believes and slower still for those with other ache variants, according to a new study. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New technique allows 3-D peek at neurons


April 28th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new technique combining a fast-moving laser beam with a special microscope to look at tissues in different optical planes will enable scientists to get a 3-D view ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Making a case for much-maligned ’shock treatment’


April 15th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 15 (IANS) Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) - or the much-maligned shock treatment of popular cinema - is quite effective in a variety of mental disorders, according to a new study. "ECT ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The pill can also help women conceive


March 25th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): For decades, women have been using the pill to not get pregnant. However, for women who do want a baby but are finding it difficult to conceive, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male fertility problems may be determined in the womb


March 17th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Male fertility problems, testicular cancer and common genital disorders may all be linked to hormone levels early in pregnancy, suggests a new study on rats.Researchers already knew ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, a web based tool to predict bone fracture risk


March 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Elderly people would soon be able to predict their bone fracture risk with just a click of a button. Scientists at Sydney-based Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Computers can pinpoint Alzheimer’s disease faster


February 26th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Computers may enable a faster, cheaper and more accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease than conventional approaches, according to recent findings published in the journal Brain. The new method ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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