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Brave toddler who had half her brain removed learns to walk


February 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A toddler has learnt to walk after having half her brain removed to stop her suffering 50 seizures a day.Two-year-old Katie Verdecchia has Aicardi syndrome - an inherited ... Read more...

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Once-in-a-lifetime flu jab that fights off all strains to be available ‘within 5yrs’


November 16th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A flu jab that is given just once in a lifetime to fight off all strains of the disease is expected to available within five years.Described as the ... Read more...

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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet In Decreasing Heart Risk


August 4th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought going for a low-fat diet would help you to shed those extra kilos, then a study published on Monday suggests that it is ... Read more...

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‘Cool’ imagery lowers hot flashes in women nearing menopause


July 18th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Women who specifically pictured images associated with coolness during hypnotherapy tend to have a dramatic decrease in hot flashes that are experienced just before menopause, a new American ... Read more...

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Drinking too much tea ‘can cause bone problems’


July 15th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research by Medical College of Georgia has shown that black tea contains higher concentrations of fluoride than previously thought."The additional fluoride from drinking two to four ... Read more...

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Researchers Discover Most Powerful HIV Antibody


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Bethesda, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American researchers have confirmed the discovery of three antibodies which is said to be capable of removing HIV strains by 91 percent. Moving ahead, the ... Read more...

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Humble hot dog ’should be redesigned to cut choking hazard’


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): Hot dogs must be redesigned to prevent choking deaths among kids, American pediatricians said in a new policy statement.According to USA Today, the American Academy of ... Read more...

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Pediatricians Pushing For Choking Labels on Kids’ Food


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Chicago, IL Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than a hundred kids die each year of choking in the United States and thousands more are treated in hospital emergency rooms. Foods, candy, and ... Read more...

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Baby boomers still love to get high, pop pills


January 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 9 (ANI): Millions of baby boomers still love to get high and turn to drugs and prescription medicines for the aid, according to a study.Pamela Hyde, head of the ... Read more...

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Cellphone use can protect against Alzheimer’s disease


January 7th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Talking on the cell phone can actually be good for health, for a new study has shown that long term exposure can protect against, and even reverse, Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may mend broken hearts


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells could help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack, reveals a new study.According to results from the Phase I study, stem cells from donor ... Read more...

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Too much diet soda can damage your kidney


November 1st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Too much diet soda can lead to decline in kidney function among women, say researchers.The team from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that individuals consuming a diet ... Read more...

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Elusive golden cat photographed in Uganda’s jungle


September 17th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): The elusive wild African golden cat has been photographed deep in the jungle of Uganda.The African golden cat is a medium-sized cat, about 80cm long, that lives within ... Read more...

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Neutralizing antibodies that recognize HIV-1 envelope protein, lipids produced


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): The U.S. Military has announced that its researchers have for the first time experimentally induced antibodies that neutralize HIV-1, and simultaneously recognize both HIV-1 envelope protein and lipids. ... Read more...

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Eggs may help lower risk of neural tube defects


August 13th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Mums-to-be have been advised to eat large amount of eggs, for a new study has revealed that an essential nutrient found in eggs may help lower risk of ... Read more...

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High exposure to oxygen during surgery may hasten Alzheimer’s development


August 12th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A routine administration of high concentrations of oxygen for several hours during or after surgery may hasten memory loss among people predisposed to Alzheimer's disease or with excessive ... Read more...

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Bath time injuries rising among kids


July 13th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Bathtubs and showers are associated with nearly half of the injuries in kids, and the rate is still increasing drastically, according to a new study."Unfortunately, adult supervision isn't ... Read more...

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Five cups of coffee a day ‘keeps Alzheimer’s at bay’


July 6th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Coffee drinkers have yet another reason to relish their favourite drink - it can protect against Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.The research team from University of South Florida has ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on mutations in genetic pathways that extend lifespan in animals


June 8th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has shown that certain genetic mutations, which extend the lifespan of the C. elegans roundworm, induce "mortal" ... Read more...

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Sleep apnea remains widely undiagnosed in obese diabetics


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Sleep apnea remains widely undiagnosed among obese individuals with type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.The researchers found that nearly 87 percent of participants reported symptoms, but were ... Read more...

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Less than a quarter Brits believe common courtesy is important


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Less than a quarter of British people believe that common courtesy is important, a new survey has found.The survey for bank First Direct revealed that simple ... Read more...

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New biomarker for fatal prostate cancer identified


February 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): After reporting excess calcium as an indicator of prostate cancer, researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin have now identified an ... Read more...

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One in five male victims are subject to sexual abuse by women


October 23rd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 23 (ANI): One in five male victims are sexually abused by women, a new study has revealed.According to Spiritus Kinections counselling services co-ordinator Dr Gary Foster, 5-10 percent of ... Read more...

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Hypnotic relaxation minimizes hot flashes in menopausal women


September 25th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Hypnotic relaxation therapy can decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes in menopausal women, says a new study.According to researchers, interference from hot flashes, like loss ... Read more...

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Giant spinning eddies have profound influence on marine life and worlds climate


September 10th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): New studies of the Southern Ocean are revealing previously unknown features of giant spinning eddies that have a profound influence on marine life and on the worlds ... Read more...

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Golf carts can be hazardous to health


June 11th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Though golf carts have become a popular means of transport outside golf course, they can actually wreck havoc on your body, for the number of golf carts ... Read more...

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Botox used to control debilitating bladder disorder


December 5th, 2007 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Botox not only helps you get rid of all those wrinkles and laughter lines, but will now be used to regain control over involuntary bladder contractions thanks to ... Read more...

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Vacuuming and mopping can help you burn 50,000 calories a year


November 14th, 2007 - 8:32 am ICT by admin
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