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Stretching before a run ‘does not prevent injuries’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that stretching before a run does not prevent injuries.According to scientists, priming the muscles neither prevents or causes injury - but those who ... Read more...

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Getting just enough sleep is the key to longevity


October 1st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A good night's sleep is what holds the secret of longevity, claims a new study by University of California, San Diego researchers.Coming in line with a 14-year-old research, ... Read more...

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Phantom limbs more common than previously believed


September 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has indicated that more than half of patients recovering from stroke may in fact experience phantom limb sensations - the vivid illusion that the amputated ... Read more...

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ABC’s “Boston Med” Turns Out To Be A Refreshingly Different Documentary


June 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC has come up with a new medical community based documentary named 'Boston Med' which promises to be refreshingly different from the familiar soaps dealing with ... Read more...

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Aging-related gene plays role in stem cell differentiation


June 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers from the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University claim that a gene shown to play a ... Read more...

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Yogurt-like drink DanActive cuts rate of common infections in daycare kids


May 20th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The probiotic yoghurt-like drink DanActive can cut the rate of common sicknesses such as ear infections, sinusitis, the flu and diarrhoea in day-care children, according to researchers.An additional ... Read more...

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Happy married life can cut stroke risk in men


May 13th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 13 (IANS) Growing old with a loving wife can reduce the risk of death caused by stroke in men, a new study has found. The research carried out for a ... Read more...

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Study shed new light on adolescents’ risk-taking behaviour


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A common approach to curb drug use and other risk-taking behaviour among adolescents won't reap any benefits, says a new study.Studies have suggested that increased risk-taking in adolescence ... Read more...

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Aussie women give thumbs down to Pammie’s big boobs


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 23 (ANI): Women don't want boobs like that of Pamela Anderson's in Zoo magazine, says Australia's most prolific implant surgeon.Queensland-based Dr Daniel Fleming said his typical clientele used to be ... Read more...

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US shrink enjoys sex with patient, bills her health insurer for “sessions”!


February 17th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): A US psychologist, who had a long-standing sexual relationship with a female patient, is said to have billed her health insurance company every time they made love.According to ... Read more...

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Wine tastes better when sipped in blue or red lit rooms


December 15th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): It's not just vintage or grapes that make drinking wine a tasteful experience - the room you're sitting in may also have something to do with it, say ... Read more...

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New material may help combat arterial disease


November 28th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A group of researchers from University of California, Los Angeles has developed a novel material that can help fight peripheral arterial disease also known as hardening of arteries.The ... Read more...

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Crisis in confidence, Pakistan continues to lag behind India: Experts


November 18th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.18 (ANI): American experts analysing the latest developments in South Asia are of the view that by all yardsticks, Pakistan continues to lag behind India, and add that this crisis ... Read more...

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Kerala Christians mourn the death of Archbishop Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil


October 26th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Oct.26 (ANI): Head of Latin Catholics Archbishop Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil breathed his last here on Monday morning, having spent last three days in the intensive care unit of a ... Read more...

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Calcium scans can help predict heart attack risk


October 1st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has found that coronary artery calcium scans can prove to be an effective screening tool for patients with silent heart disease who are at risk ... Read more...

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Strokes are preceded by ‘warnings’ in 1 out of every 8 cases


September 29th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that strokes are preceded by a mild "warning stroke", scientifically called a transient ischemic attack (TIA), in one out of every eight cases."These ... Read more...

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Nanotech-magnetism combo leads to tiny implantable device for drug delivery


September 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): Combining magnetism with nanotechnology, researchers have developed a small implantable device that can be repeatedly turned on and off to deliver and adjust doses of medications inside a ... Read more...

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Looking different improves ’survival’ among animals of same species


July 24th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): If you are confused as to why animals of the same species sometimes look very different from each other, biologists in England have an answer.Writing in the ... Read more...

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Scientists probe how to best use standard TB vaccine


June 14th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Saint Louis University's Centre for Vaccine Development are trying to figure out whether the "standard" tuberculosis vaccine used in foreign countries offers ... Read more...

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Acupuncture more effective than usual care for back pain


May 12th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study has found that acupuncture is far more effective in alleviating chronic back pain than the conventional therapies.Whether it is real or simulated acupuncture, the therapy ... Read more...

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Press Does a Reality Check On Swine Flu


May 9th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow: It was a much needed briefing and it sure caught the media's attention. But then owing to the hype and scare over swine flu the session that was organised ... Read more...

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Gene variant for autism discovered


April 29th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): In the world's largest DNA scan for autism, US scientists have uncovered a new gene variant, called CDH10, which is highly common in children suffering from the disorder.In ... Read more...

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Anaesthesia jabs promise prolonged pain relief without toxicity


April 16th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A single injection may soon revolutionise the treatment of pain during and after surgery, thanks to a promising slow-release anesthetic drug-delivery system developed by researchers at Children's Hospital ... Read more...

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$7.5 million for Innovalight’s New Technology


March 13th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by GD
With plans to speed up the development of ultra-low cost lightweight solar cells using a proprietary silicon ink-based technology, Innovalight has decided to rake up additional $7.5 million in private equity led ... Read more...

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Why insomniac Macbeth became increasingly paranoid revealed


January 11th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Shakespeares play Macbeth suggested a link between sleeplessness and paranoid with the insomniac title character increasingly becoming paranoid that it will be discovered that he had killed ... Read more...

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Smokers with family history of stroke 6 times more likely to suffer it themselves


January 1st, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 1 (ANI): Scientists associated with the American Academy of Neurology say that smokers with a family history of brain aneurysm are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke from ... Read more...

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Lack of good night sleep can lead to paranoia


December 29th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A new study from Kings College London has found that a lack of good night sleep can lead to paranoia.The researchers have found that almost 70 per ... Read more...

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Sports can put fans at increased health risk


November 14th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Die-hard sports fans might be putting themselves at an increased risk of developing heart disease, cancer and even premature death, says a new study.The researchers from University ... Read more...

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The 21st century is the “age of paranoia, say experts


October 20th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Faith and trust are a thing of the past, according to British scientists, who claim that the 21st century is the "age of paranoia.After researching paranoia ... Read more...

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Kids who spend time with their dads have higher IQs


October 1st, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Kids whose fathers spend more time with them have a higher IQ and are more socially mobile than those children who receive little attention, says a new ... Read more...

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More than one third of Brits are paranoid: Study


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 2 (ANI): If you believe that fear of persecution is something that rests only in you, think again, for a new study has found that more than a third ... Read more...

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Priscilla Presley confirms procedure by unlicensed plastic surgeon


March 26th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Elvis Presleys ex wife Priscilla has confirmed reports that she was operated upon by an unlicensed plastic surgeon.Presley underwent a botched surgery in 2003. She has now ... Read more...

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Botox may help treat hypersalivation in newborns


March 18th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Woman use to it get rid of those pesky wrinkles, but a doctor at the Montreal Childrens Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre has found another ... Read more...

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30yr old reptile sex and survival theory proved right


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, January 23 (ANI): Australian researchers have unearthed proof that an almost three-decade old theory about reptile sex and survival is correct.Professor Rick Shine of the University of Sydney, and his ... Read more...

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Doctors treating emergencies may be giving wrong adrenaline dosage due to labelling


January 1st, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers at the Cambridge University have revealed that doctors treating life-threatening emergencies such as allergy attacks might give the wrong dosage of adrenaline (epinephrine) because of confusing labelling.Adrenaline, ... Read more...

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