For first time ever, study proves common genetic roots for autism, epilepsy

April 9th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A team of researchers from the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) has for the first time ever identified a new gene that predisposes people to both autism and epilepsy.Led ... Read more...

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Eating disorders prevalent among adolescents: US study

March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new US study has found that eating disorders are prevalent in the adolescent population and are associated with other psychiatric disorders, role impairment, and suicidality.Sonja A. Swanson, ... Read more...

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Features of metabolic syndrome prevalent in people with psoriasis

December 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has found that people with psoriasis have a high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome.The features that make up metabolic syndrome include obesity, high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Exercise counselling, fitness centre training improve muscular strength in type 2 diabetics

September 23rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): A combination of exercise counselling by physical therapists and fitness centre training can prove very helpful in improving muscular strength and exercise capacity in people with type 2 ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy ups death risk for prostate cancer patients with heart disease

August 26th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who also suffer from heart conditions, have increased death risk if they undergo hormone therapy, revealed a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.Dr. Akash Nanda, ... Read more...

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Asthma associated with higher suicidal thoughts with attempts

May 13th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Suicid al behaviour is a grim personality trait that reflects self-destructive mental condition. According to a report published this month in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, ... Read more...

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Acute urinary retention may be lethal for men over 45

November 14th, 2007 - 10:21 am ICT by admin

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