Childhood kidney disease linked to maternal diabetes, obesity

November 21st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has found that kids with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are more likely to have mothers who were obese or had diabetes during pregnancy.The study ... Read more...

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Boy grows his leg by turning screws

November 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is often said that you need to be determined and everything can be achieved. That statement turned out to be very true for a 14-year-old ... Read more...

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How to reduce infection, lung distress in premature infants

August 11th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that hospital-acquired infections and chronic respiratory distress with oxygen dependency among premature infants in neonatal ICUs can be reduced by improving the quality of ... Read more...

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Specialists freeze oesophagus cancer with new therapy

July 29th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Gastroenterologists have developed a new approach to freeze damaged cancer cells in the abdominal oesophagus, preventing them from turning cancerous. Known as cryoablation therapy, approved by the Food ... Read more...

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Is cocoa a healthy treat for diabetics?

May 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (IANS) A specially formulated high-flavanol cocoa drink administered to diabetics over a month helped normalise severely impaired blood vessel function. The improvement was observed to be as large as ... Read more...

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