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Widely used HIV drug could help prevent cervical cancer


May 4th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A study has suggested that a simple treatment using a widely prescribed HIV drug could prevent cervical cancer by killing off the human papilloma virus (HPV) that causes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Statins reduce pneumonia death rates: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia.The researchers found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Food in early life affects fertility: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new research by the University of Sheffield has revealed that the reproductive success of men and women is influenced by the food they receive at an early ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karen Owen’s PowerPoint Leaves Her Embarrassed


October 8th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Karen Owen has reportedly deleted her social networking profiles, in order to escape the attention that she has been receiving since her PowerPoint presentation went online. Karen Owen is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists reveal improved techniques for predicting volcanic eruptions


September 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): An international team of geophysicists from the universities of Leeds, Purdue, Indiana and Addis Ababa has discovered better techniques to pinpoint where volcanic eruptions are likely to occur."Until ... Read more...

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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Non-invasive therapy for depression


September 4th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found a unique new therapy that could help those suffering from depression.The therapy applies electrical stimulation to a major nerve emanating from the brain is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Calcium Supplements May Increase Chances Of Heart Attack, Says New Study


August 1st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is bad news for every person young and old who think that a calcium tablet can be considered as a supplement for calcium in their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Odds of finding ET is ‘1 in 10 million’


July 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): There is 1 in 10 million chance of successfully eavesdropping on the daily radio traffic of extraterrestrial life forms, calculated a pair of UK scientists.Duncan Forgan, from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

An eye doctor’s battle to save snakebite victims (July 1 is Doctor’s Day)


July 1st, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Meet Dayal Majumdar, a 50-year-old eye specialist, who travels to remote villages in West Bengal on a mission to save people who fall unwitting victims to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woods’ marriage is doomed, say sex experts


February 20th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Tiger may have publicly apologized for his infidelity, but his marriage is doomed, according to sex experts.According to Dr. Yvonne Fulbright, the golfer can never win ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Christmas turkeys are a pain in the ‘back’, literally


December 27th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): The much-celebrated Christmas turkey can really be a pain in the neck, say experts, claiming that placing the festive bird in the oven while cooking can lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating fruits, veggies can make you look sexy!


November 17th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Eating vegetables and fruits can make you look attractive, says a new study, which showed that a healthy diet is crucial to achieving the most desirable complexion.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcoholism negatively affects sleep despite long periods of sobriety


October 1st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Long-term alcoholism can have detrimental effects on a person's sleep despite long periods of abstinence, according to a study.And the above pattern is similar in both men and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug combo better than individual medications for treating chronic pain


October 1st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A combination of two commonly prescribed drugs offers a much more effective treatment for people with debilitating neuropathic pain than if they take either of the medications individually, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

H1N1 flu virus has mutated into a form resistant to an antiviral drug


August 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that some mutation has made the H1N1 flu virus resistant to the Australian-developed antiviral drug Relenza.However, the mutation posses little threat to humans yet, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How our physical features, behavioural traits have evolved over centuries


June 16th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leeds claim that they have discovered one of the mechanisms governing how physical features and behavioural traits among humans have evolved over centuries.When ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lujo virus has been identified as lethal by scientists


May 29th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
As we are stepping more and more towards modernization we are at the same time coming across new discoveries that play a very crucial role in hindering our advances. Just a few ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5 minutes of sustained physical activity prevents obesity in kids


March 18th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Just five minutes of sustained physical activity can help prevent childhood obesity, according to a study.Researchers from Queens University in Ontario, Canada, have revealed that several bursts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adding vinegar may help toxic water to clean itself


March 4th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A team of engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds, UK, are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hundreds of identical species thrive in both Arctic and Antarctic, reveals marine census


February 16th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The Census of Marine Life explorers have found that hundreds of identical species thrive in both the Arctic and the Antarctic Oceans.They were especially surprised to find ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inner workings of photosynthesis revealed by new laser technique


February 9th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): In a research, a powerful new laser technique has helped to reveal the inner workings of photosynthesis, or how the Suns energy moves inside plants, for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The 9 magic mantras to reclaim your sex life


January 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): If the credit crunch managed to limp your sex life last year, then here are nine tips from an expert to help restore those lost charms in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

For men, the penis is the window to the heart


November 21st, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Forget pills and creams, the secret to maintaining a healthy sex life well into old age is as simple as fighting the extra flab, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cancer research breakthrough raises hope for patients


November 16th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Research on cancer drug is entering a whole new era, which will lead to more successful drugs for patients, according to a charity.Experts at Cancer Research ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Blame your genes for post-natal depression


November 3rd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): The most acute form of post-natal depression might be linked to genes, says researchers.The study led by Cardiff University, Birmingham University and Trinity College, Dublin suggests that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine out of 10 overweight Britons are called by derogatory names


October 13th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Nine out of 10 fat Britons are being called by derogatory names such as porker or thunder thighs, says a new survey.The top four hate names were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

200,000 yr old flaked flint hints at existence of Paleolithic man in Ireland


July 28th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A flaked flint dating to about 200,000 years ago, found in Co Down in Ireland, hints at existence of Paleolithic man in the country.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Aircraft that self-repair during a flight may soon be a reality


May 20th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Ever thought about an aeroplane that repairs itself automatically even during a flight?Well, though it feels like a pipe dream, aerospace engineers at Bristol University do ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists discover why honey sticks to the spoon


May 10th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , May 10 (ANI): Ever wondered why honey sticks to your spoon when you take it out of the bottle? This is a question that has long been debated and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Increasing carbon dioxide threatening major sea food source


December 11th, 2007 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11(ANI): A leading scientist has warned that increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may affect microbial life and deplete a major food source from sea.Dr Ian Joint from Plymouth Marine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz coast at greater threat from climate change induced sea waves than thought


November 14th, 2007 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
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