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Most senior citizens in Delhi NCR have bone ailments: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As many as 85 percent of senior citizens in the national capital region (NCR) have bone and joint ailments, restricting their mobility, a study released ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Well-informed people eat better


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) People who keep themselves better informed with the help of the print and electronic media and the internet tend to stick to the healthiest eating pattern ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trees more sensitive to climate change than previously thought: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Tree growth and fecundity - the ability to produce viable seeds - are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought, according to an 18-year US study of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blood glucose levels indicator of retinopathy risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that individuals who have higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time are more likely to develop eye-related complications ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What can country of birth tell about childhood asthma?


October 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers from Tufts University have suggested that your country of birth can decide your susceptibility to asthma.The researchers pooled data from five previous epidemiological studies to investigate the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elder self-neglect, abuse linked to increased death risk


August 5th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Older adults who have a report of self-neglect or abuse submitted to a social service agency have an associated elevated risk of death, says a new study.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Research shows that Pesticides are a Huge risk for Parkinson’s Disease


May 8th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has stated that the studies made by most researchers indicate that exposure to any type of toxins in the environment triggers Parkinson’s disease (PD). ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Autism linked to being first born, or moms above 35


April 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Children who are first born or emerge with their feet first in breech birth or whose mothers are 35 or older, face greater risk of developing autism. University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Safe’ clinical practices unwittingly spur hepatitis B virus


April 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Routine clinical practices, presumed safe, could spur patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), one of the most lethal of its kind. A review of 33 HBV outbreaks has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Drug for alcoholism also curbs compulsive thieving instincts


April 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) A medication for treating alcohol and drug addiction also curbs compulsive thieving instincts, according to a new research. University of Minnesota (U-M) Medical School's psychiatry department conducted an eight-week, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soybean product could help stave off Alzheimers


February 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A fermented food made from boiled soybeans, which is popular in Asian countries for its ability to protect against heart attacks, has shown promise in preventing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heres how metabolism varies between populations


April 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): An unusual study of frozen urine samples has shed new light on the diversity of human metabolism across the globe, say researchers at Imperial College London.Two researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, a web based tool to predict bone fracture risk


March 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Elderly people would soon be able to predict their bone fracture risk with just a click of a button. Scientists at Sydney-based Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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