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How to keep your skin glowing during monsoon


July 4th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After a hot and sweaty summer, the monsoon comes as a relief but the humid and damp weather takes a toll on the skin and ... Read more...

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Discovery could lead to ‘next-gen’ vaccines


April 8th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) The discovery of how a vital immune cell recognises dead and damaged body cells could open the way to next-gen vaccines that are more effective and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cellular images now captured in 3D


March 6th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Researchers can now peer right into cellular processes and that too in 3D, thanks to an amazing microscope. The microscopy technique takes images at high speed, ... Read more...

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Promising new approach to treat diabetic wounds, chronic ulcers


February 9th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a promising new approach for the treatment of diabetic wounds, bed sores, chronic ulcers and other slow-to-heal wounds.It may be possible to speed healing by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How about glowing skin as V-day gift


February 6th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) If you've tried everything to keep your girlfriend happy - from irresistible chocolates and romantic night-outs to flowers, then perhaps it's time to gift her ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tips To Unclog Pores And Look Glamarous


January 20th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, Beauty is skin deep. However, an unclean face becomes unattractive no matter how beautiful you are. Hence, you should give an effort to remove ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Knee protectors can cause skin problems


January 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin."Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish therapy introduced in Chennai


November 27th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.27 (ANI): Fish therapy, a unique beauty treatment, has been introduced in Chennai recently.The therapy uses "Doctor Fish" (Cyprinion macrostomus) who moves around in a tub of warm water and ... Read more...

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Want to get rid of acne? Change your lifestyle


October 6th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) If you are trying to get rid of acne, changes in your lifestyle and some cleanliness habits in your daily routine can do wonders ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Insulin spray could treat ‘diabetes of the brain’


September 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): New studies are showing that insulin could play a key role in treating 'diabetes of the brain'.Many experts have held Alzheimer's disease akin to diabetes of the brain. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

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Hottest new fad chills to kill fat


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The hottest new weight-loss method chills to kill the flab, instead of melting it with heat based lasers. Tests have shown that just one treatment is capable of destroying ... Read more...

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Targeting fatty acids in immune cells may cut atherosclerosis risk


July 24th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way to significantly reduce atherosclerosis in mice without lowering cholesterol levels or eliminating other obesity-related ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new method to produce natural killer cells for cancer


June 11th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a novel method to produce cells that kill tumour cells in the lab and prevent tumours forming in mouse models of cancer.Although ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clearer picture of cholesterol’s link to heart disease


February 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers now have a clearer, if more complicated, picture of how one class of immune cells goes wrong when loaded with cholesterol. Their study shows that when it ... Read more...

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New discovery may help reduce obesity complications


February 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a potential target that may reduce complications of obesity.According to Dr Suneil Koliwad, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, ... Read more...

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How the sponge stays slim


November 17th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): In a new research, a team of biologists has discovered how a reef-dwelling species of sponge can filter enormous amounts of carbon without growing in size.According to a ... Read more...

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Cholesterol crucial to brain development


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Swedish researchers have shown that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for the formation of brain cells by conducting experiments on mice.Professor Ernest Arenas, from the medical ... Read more...

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Why certain arterial plaques result in deadly heart attack, stroke


May 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center say that they have gained significant insights into why certain arterial plaques in any given individual eventually lead to an acute blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, artificial ‘baby butter’ to accelerate healing


March 28th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands have come up with an artificial version of the buttery coating that protects and nurtures a foetus' developing skin.Joke Bouwstra ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecular origin of blood stem cells unlocked


January 10th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Researchers at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found the molecular origin of blood stem cells, paving way for the development of new blood disorder therapies. Led ... Read more...

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One in seven Bangladeshis suffers from kidney disease


November 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 26 (Xinhua) One in every seven people in Bangladesh suffers from kidney diseases and 40,000 die annually from kidney-related complications, The Daily Star newspaper reported Wednesday. Experts told a convention ... Read more...

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Dead mice frozen for 16yrs resurrected through cloning


November 4th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): Japanese researchers have successfully cloned healthy mice from cells derived from dead mice, which had been frozen for 16 years. Teruhiko Wakayama, of the RIKEN Center for Developmental ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New technique could lead to cheaper cancer drugs


August 27th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have developed a new technique that can help in the development of cheaper drugs, prescribed for treating range of illness such ... Read more...

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Viruses learn to trick immune system


April 28th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Viruses use various tricks to invade cells and are now disguising themselves as cell wastes and tricking the body's defences, says a new study. For example, vaccinia virus ... Read more...

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Summer beauty tips - straight off the kitchen shelf


April 25th, 2008 - 9:07 am ICT by admin
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Before you turn to branded beauty kits and sundry suntan lotions to keep looking good in summer, try heading for the kitchen. Rose water, lemon ... Read more...

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New non-invasive technique for quick, painless diagnosis of surface cancers


January 19th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 19 (ANI): A QUT medical physics researcher has devised a new non-invasive diagnostic technique that can help in quick and painless detection of surface cancers.The technology, developed by Jye ... Read more...

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Researchers identify genes that may be key to regulating immune response


December 29th, 2007 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 29 (ANI): Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City have identified a pair of genes that may be key to the production of an immune system ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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