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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US

March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chimps can match humans in kindness

August 10th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Chimps can be as kind and compassionate as their human counterparts, a finding that overturns past assumptions about altruism being limited only to human beings.Previous research ... Read more...

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Love your steak rare? Beware deadly bacteria

October 31st, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 31 (IANS) Red meat eaters beware. You could be targeted by a potentially deadly bacteria like the E. coli unless the meat is well cooked. Microbiologists Adrienne Paton and James ... Read more...

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Indian-American helps identify how aspirin prevents atherosclerosis

September 23rd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) An Indian-American scientist has identified the precise mechanism by which Aspirin, a remedy universally applied against pain, fevers, inflammation and clotting, also helps prevent arterial plaque build-up. Using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex Nepalese child soldiers more likely to have mental health problems

August 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found that in Nepal, former child soldiers display greater severity of mental health problems, such as symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and ... Read more...

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Early-life nutrition may be linked to adult intellectual functioning

July 8th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that adults who had improved nutrition in early childhood may score better on intellectual tests, regardless of the number of years they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic variation in syphilis bacteria may hold clinical, evolutionary significance

June 14th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 14 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University , Atlanta , have discovered that variation in a gene called, acidic repeat protein (ARP), in syphilis causing bacteria may hold important ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Counselling, exercises improve heart patients’ outlook

May 3rd, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Exercises combined with behavioural therapy are likely to improve the outlook of depressed heart patients and their quality of life, says a new study. Researchers studied 74 depressed ... Read more...

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Cell therapy improves Parkinsons symptoms

April 29th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Scientists have announced the development of a new cell therapy that can improve the symptoms of patients with moderate to advanced Parkinsons disease (PD).The study led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers identify drugs that reverse cause of autism

March 10th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by admin
New York, March 10 (IANS) A new method of screening fruit flies has helped researchers identify several drugs and small molecules that reverse the features of fragile X (FX) syndrome - a ... Read more...

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Did Columbus bring syphilis to Europe?

January 15th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Christopher Columbus and his men may have introduced syphilis into Renaissance Europe after contracting it during their voyage to the New World, a study suggests.However, scientists from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |