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India calls for strengthening of Partners in Population and Development


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 2(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday reiterated India's commitment to the promotion of South-South Cooperation and strengthening of Partners in Population and Development ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical linked to reduced semen quality


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Kaiser Permanente study found that increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm ... Read more...

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Cataract surgery doesn’t worsen age-related macular degeneration


November 10th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): In people who have undergone cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) does not appear to progress at a higher rate, says a new study.The finding defies previous reports ... Read more...

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Lover of collapsed MG Rover director paid 1.7-mn pounds for a year’s work


September 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): MG Rover's director paid his lover 1.7 million pounds for a year's work, according to a report on the collapse of the car manufacturing giant.In May 2000, the ... Read more...

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A passionate kiss can leave you deaf!


December 8th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): A passionate buss from boyfriend turned into the kiss of deaf for a young lady as the smooch ruptured her eardrum.The 20-something girl from Zhuhai, Guangdong ... Read more...

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Pure insulin-producing cells effectively treat diabetic mice


November 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A team of scientists in Singapore has developed an unlimited number of pure insulin-producing cells from mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs).The researchers found that these cells, ... Read more...

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New strategy to eliminate toxic proteins from brains of Alzheimers patients


October 24th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): In a study on rodents, scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have identified a new method to destroy amyloid-beta (AB) proteins, characteristic of Alzheimer''s ... Read more...

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Healthy children of Alzheimer patients show early brain changes


July 30th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): Healthy children of Alzheimer patients display neurological changes much before clinical symptoms may appear, says Medical College of Wisconsin researchers in Milwaukee . These kids are ... Read more...

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Study links esophageal cancer to carbohydrates, obesity


February 26th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has linked esophageal cancer to carbohydrates and obesity, by showing that the increase in the incidence of the disease in recent years mirrors the steep ... Read more...

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Two cups of coffee, tea a day doubles miscarriage risk


January 21st, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Expecting women really do need to cut down their intake of caffeine - whether from coffee, tea, caffeinated soda or hot chocolate - for a new study has ... Read more...

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Researchers activate insulin production in diabetic mice


January 9th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Florida have conducted a study in mice using a naturally occurring protein called Pdx1, which could pave the way for safer treatments for ... Read more...

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