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New test detects growth hormone doping


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A new test, developed by three universities, can successfully detect growth hormone doping in sporting events.On Sep 8, the International Paralympic Committee had announced a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala-based gelatin maker aiming at Rs.300 crore turnover


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) expects to close the current fiscal with a turnover of around Rs.300 crore on rising demand for gelatin in the pharmaceutical ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mary Rose sailors’ ate a diet of salt beef and biscuits


June 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Various tests on the bones of sailors aboard the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, have shown that their diet consisted of salt beef and sea biscuits.The forensic ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Victoria Beckham gets anti-ageing facial


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham wants to stop looking old. So she treats herself to special anti-ageing facials, which include ingredients like sheep placenta and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beauty cream with bee stings in great demand


December 29th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) As bizarre as it may sound, beauty creams that contain bee stings are in huge demand in Britain as they reportedly prevent ageing by smoothing ... Read more...

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No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis


October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and slow its progression.Omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stretchy patch could help repair wounded skin, damaged arteries


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have come up with a synthetic elastic patch to encourage healing in wounded skin or damaged arteries.Usually, severe burns or damaged arteries are treated by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, collagen meals to help banish those unwanted wrinkles


February 11th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A restaurant in London is offering age-conscious diners, meals that contain collagen, the protein that gives skin its strength and elasticity.Such restaurants melt down chunks of collagen, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists grow arteries with most elastic protein reported


February 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have grown arteries that exhibit the elasticity of natural blood vessels at the highest levels reported.The new development could overcome a major ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Zero-calorie candy that gives you a ’sweet-looking’ face!


December 16th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A zero-calorie, sweet candy that increases energy levels, boost health, slow down the ageing process and improve skin complexion is set to hit the market next year.'Beauty candy' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sugar could be key to healing deep wounds without scars


December 13th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that blocking the sugar molecule hyaluronan that triggers inflammation, could play a part in repairing wounds, but without leaving scars.The small peptide, named ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nanotechnology could unlock secret of youthful skin


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): An expert at University of Reading, UK, is examining the use of nanotechnology to restore skin's youthfulness.Collagen growth has long been seen as the ultimate prize for makers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insulin shots could banish unsightly scars


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Giving insulin shots is the latest treatment for banishing or reducing unsightly scars.Insulin is best known for its role in controlling blood sugar levels. However, insulin injections similar ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Where bone strength comes from


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Scientist have discovered that bone gets its strength from a combination of tiny fibres that either get stiffer or more malleable when stretched - a finding that could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists grow miniature liver using human cells


October 30th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Wake Forest have grown a miniature liver-only an inch in diameter-using human cells.The liver, however, is not big enough to work for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese women drinking collagen for ’skin as soft as a baby’s’


October 28th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): Move over Botox injections - collagen drinks are the new way to go in China for getting rid of those wrinkles.Department stores in Shanghai and Beijing and advertising ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona goes for tummy tuck


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona has opted for a tummy tightening treatment to keep herself slim after having lost weight with her new lifestyle regime.The former "Atomic Kitten" star stopped ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Microdermabrasion And Its Various Benefits


August 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medical microdermabrasion is an effective non-invasive treatment based procedure that is used to give a new look to the skin of a person. The treatment work ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, according to a new study."This study is important because it is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial corneas restore sight for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Lab grown artificial corneas have been transplanted into patients' eyes for the first time, offering hope to millions of partially sighted people. The new technique involves growing human ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stem cells used to treat kids with lethal skin disease


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Minnesota Physician have shown that a lethal skin disease can be successfully treated with stem cell therapy.John E. Wagner and Jakub Tolar, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, banks of off-the-shelf body parts for transplants


July 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Scientists are perfecting ways of creating bare 'scaffold' building blocks of body parts which can then be used in transplants.The idea is to removing all the soft tissue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ronson blasts Rivers over Lohan rant


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's ex-girlfriend and DJ Samantha Ronson has hit out at comedienne Joan Rivers for calling the actress "dumb". The DJ was infuriated after reading Rivers' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samantha Ronson defends LiLo against Joan Rivers on Twitter


July 12th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 12 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's ex-girlfriend, Samantha Ronson has publicly retaliated Joan Rivers remark about the actress on Twitter.The 77-year-old slammed Lohan on Twitter in a series of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Megan Fox’s smooth, mask-like face sparks botox rumours


June 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): 'Transformers' star Megan Fox has sparked speculation that she has had botox after she appeared at a movie premiere with utterly smooth, mask-like features.The 24-year-old actress also ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Doc warns ‘pillow-faced’ Jordan of paralysis if she doesn’t lay off surgery


June 17th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Former glamour model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan has been warned by a top plastic surgeon that she needs to stop having surgery done to her face now.Harley Street ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kristen Bell likes wearing men’s clothing


June 15th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 15 (ANI): American actress Kristen Bell has confessed that she likes to wear men's clothes."I love clothes but I borrow almost everything," Stuff.co.nz quoted Kristen as saying."I love preppy, classic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soon, living skin that reduces pain, scarring associated with skin grafts


June 15th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 15 (ANI): Burns experts at the University of Sydney and Concord Hospital are carrying out animal trails of a living skin that is completely functional when grafted onto a body. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Replica of human collagen from tobacco plants could be a medical boon


June 11th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A scientist has succeeded in producing a replica of human collagen from tobacco plants - a feat that could have an enormous impact on the medicine industry.Commercial collagen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mechanism limiting scar formation discovered


June 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): American researchers have found that a cellular mechanism plays a key role in breaking down and inhibiting excess scar tissue formation in wound healing.The study, conducted by researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-strain tendons repair less frequently than low strain tendons


May 26th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Tendons in high-stress and strain areas, like the Achilles tendon, actually repair themselves less frequently than low-stress tendons, according to a new study.Tendons, composed of collagen and other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boffins create artificial skin graft that promises to make you sweat


May 15th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have produced artificial skin containing sweat glands.The researchers, who tested it in mice, hope that, unlike conventional skin substitutes, the new skin will allow patients with large ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Injured Beckham can heel in time to play World Cup


March 19th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The Achilles tendon injury of ace midfielder David Beckham can heel in time to enable him to play his fourth World Cup in South Africa, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, iPhone app that can cure acne!


February 9th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A new iPhone application has been developed which its creator says can cure acne.Skin doctor Dr Greg Pearson claims that the revolutionary app can improve people's skin by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“2010 will see cosmetic products with psychological benefits as well”


December 29th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): 2010 will be the year of innovations in beauty industry with 'mood beauty' becoming one of the key trends, according to research firm Mintel.With the increasing popularity of ... Read more...

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