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Morning heart attacks ‘likely to be most fatal than later in the day’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Heart attacks that occur between 6am and noon are more likely to leave a 20 percent larger area of dead tissue (infarct) caused by the attack, which is more serious for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound waves that can zap that flab off your body!


March 7th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): British scientists have developed a new fat removal technique that uses ultrasound waves to destroy fat cells and could help dieters shift those pounds.The technique, known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US man wakes up to find his pet pooch had eaten his toes


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 03 (ANI): A man in US, who was diabetic with no feeling in his feet, reportedly woke up to find that his dog had eaten part of his right foot, ... Read more...

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Botched breast reduction wins Oz woman $133K compensation


July 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): A woman in Australia has revealed that she finally feels vindicated after winning a five-year legal battle over a breast reduction op gone wrong.Bronwyn Hooper, 47, who was ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet likely to lower brain damage risk


February 9th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) A Mediterranean diet may help people avoid the small areas of brain damage that can lead to problems with thinking and memory, says a new study. The study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New stem cell op may prevent thousands from having hip replacements


August 31st, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): British surgeons at the Spire Hospital in Southampton are using a novel technique that uses stem cells to repair damaged bones.Media reports on this procedure suggest that it ... Read more...

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Novel device to wash away bedsores, chronic ulcers


August 27th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a unique device, called Dermastream, which could heal bedsores and chronic ulcers in bedridden elderly and infirm.When ill, such people are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Screening of brain damage from mini-strokes may help predict memory loss in elderly


August 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11(ANI): A new study has revealed that screening for areas of damage from a possible mini-stroke could help predict memory loss in the elderly.During the study, the researchers tested 679 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, bandage with honey and maggots to prevent bacterial infection


July 8th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Staff at a Brit hospital are using natural healing products like honey and maggot larvae to clean wounds, and tackle bacteria like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).Nurses at Royal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maggot therapy and standard treatment have equal benefits for leg ulcers


March 20th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Maggot (larval) therapy for leg ulcers has the same health benefits and costs as a standard treatment for the problem, according to two studies.Published in the online ... Read more...

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Electrical pulses can safely zap cancerous tumours


November 24th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists from Alfred Hospital are pioneering a new technique that zaps'' away tumours using electrical pulses.The novel technique involves inserting two thin needles into the body to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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 |

Honey can help heal burns faster


October 8th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Honey can help heal burn wounds more quickly than some standard dressing treatments, a new study has found.The systematic review by Cochrane Researchers concluded that honey can ... Read more...

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New approach may offer emergency treatment for heart attack patients


July 14th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Experts at The Children''s Hospital of Philadelphia say that they have devised a way to manipulate cell activity that occurs during the interruption of blood flow to ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil evidence of brain wave Tsunami following a stroke


June 13th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): German experts have for the first time shown that waves of electrical discharge that spring up in the human brain after a stroke, known as depolarisation waves, ... Read more...

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Widespread damage from 2007 Eastern US spring freeze attributed to earlier warming


March 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new report has determined that w idespread damage to plants from a sudden freeze that occurred across the Eastern United States from in April 2007 was made ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming and the ‘thaw and freeze’ syndrome


March 3rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 3 (IANS) It's been happening a lot in recent times: a warming which suggests an end to winter that even fools spring flowers and birds, followed by a sudden freeze. ... Read more...

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