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Stress speeds up breast cancer progression in mice


September 17th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Scientists recently found that chronic stress acts as a sort of fertilizer that feeds breast cancer progression, significantly accelerating the spread of disease in animal models.Researchers at UCLA's ... Read more...

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Early exposure to porn ‘ups STDs risk’


August 29th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 29 (ANI): Pornography online is one of the worst evils of Internet today, and the easy access to explicit material online could raise the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to low doses of BPA alters mice ovaries


August 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new research showed that exposure to low doses of BPA altered gene expression in the fetal mouse ovary.Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in plastics for ... Read more...

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Docs can influence when parents wean their kids from the bottle


July 12th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have found that, family doctors and pediatricians can influence when parents wean ... Read more...

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Oz Greens candidate blames Facebook porn on hacker


July 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): An Australian federal Greens candidate has revealed that the pornographic images posted from her Facebook account is the work of a hacker.Dr Patricia Petersen, a Greens candidate ... Read more...

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Kids of combat-deployed parents show increased worries


April 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9(ANI): Children of combat-deployed parents show increased worries, even after the parent has returned, a new American study has found.UCLA assistant professor of psychiatry Dr. Patricia Lester and her team ... Read more...

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Most European males descend from farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 yrs ago


January 20th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study from the University of Leicester, UK, has found that most men in Europe descend from the first farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 ... Read more...

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World’s largest malaria vaccine trial begins in 7 African countries


November 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): The world's largest trial of one of the leading malaria vaccine candidates, called RTS,S, is now underway in seven African countries: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique ... Read more...

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Key protein behind pulmonary arterial hypertension identified


October 26th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): In a groundbreaking discovery, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have identified a key protein that promotes the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension in humans and ... Read more...

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Praising kids too much could lead to performance anxiety


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Too much praise could lead to performance anxiety and sap motivation in kids, warns expert.While talking about a US study, author, TV producer and educator Dr Patricia Edgar ... Read more...

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Home births ‘as safe as hospital ones’


September 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Having a baby at home with a registered midwife is just as safe as a conventional hospital birth, a new study says.The study, which looked at 2,889 home ... Read more...

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NASA’s Viking 2 probe may have found water on Mars in 1976


September 29th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 29 (ANI): New reports indicate that the NASA Viking 2 probe, which landed on Mars in 1976, may have come within centimeters of finding water three decades before it was ... Read more...

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Scientific breakthrough may soon give you longer eyelashes without mascara


August 16th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 16 (ANI): Women may soon stop relying upon cosmetics like mascara to create the illusion that they have long and luscious eyelashes, a sign of beauty and glamour, thanks to ... Read more...

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Lipstick can help save elderly women’s lives!


April 4th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): They add colour to your face, give teeth an extra reason to sparkle, and now researchers are adding one more benefit under lipsticks' belt - the 'god-sent' cosmetic ... Read more...

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Fiddler crabs build chimneys around their burrows to keep intruders out


October 13th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study by Australian researchers has found out that fiddler crabs build chimneys around their burrows to keep intruders out.According to a report by ABC News, ... Read more...

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