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Sleep deprivation can cause night-time urination in kids


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Night-time urination can be a problem for those having an enlarged prostate, but it can affect youngsters, too, reveals a study.Danish researchers have found that sleep ... Read more...

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Sticking to a vegetarian diet may be good for kidney disease patients


December 24th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sticking to a vegetarian diet can help kidney disease patients avoid accumulating toxic levels of phosphorous in their bodies.Kidney disease patients must ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potassium citrate may effectively prevent and even treat osteoporosis


November 21st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Potassium citrate may be effective for preventing and even treating osteoporosis, suggests a new study.The Western diet creates an acidic environment in the body that removes calcium from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why leaves change colour in autumn


October 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A scientist has come up with a new theory for why leaves change their colour and then drop from trees in autumn.Professor Brian Ford, writer and broadcaster, believes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to high cholesterol in blood found


September 16th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists have identified a gene that causes high levels of bad cholesterol to accumulate in the blood as a result of a high-cholesterol diet.Researchers at the Southwest ... Read more...

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Selenium intake linked to decreased risk of bladder cancer


September 1st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Increasing selenium intake may decrease the risk of bladder cancer, according to a new study.Selenium is an essential micronutrient that is incorporated into about 25 proteins, called selenoproteins. ... Read more...

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Chinese toddler excreting nails suspected to be victim of abuse


June 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): A Chinese girl, who has been excreting nails for the past month, is believed to have been a victim of abuse, revealed doctors who were taking ... Read more...

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18-month-old girl in China excretes nails


June 11th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) An 18-month-old girl in China has been excreting nails for the past one month but shows no signs of uneasiness, leaving doctors clueless. Doctors at the Children's Hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bipolar patients may be at risk for high BP


June 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A recent Michigan State University study has found that nearly half of patients hospitalized with bipolar disorder may suffer from hypertension, and the younger a person is diagnosed ... Read more...

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‘Drink lemonade to prevent kidney stones’


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Drinking lemonade can prevent kidney stones, according to an American expert.Roger L. Sur, director of UC San Diego Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, says consumption of lemonade is ... Read more...

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Gastric bypass op raises risk of kidney stones


March 11th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Gastric bypass surgery can change patients' urine composition that may increase their risk of developing kidney stones, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators suggests.Published in the March ... Read more...

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Milk to yogurt, in 10 minutes flat


November 5th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 5 (IANS) You can turn milk into yogurt within 10 minutes or pump toxins out of your cattle. You just need to know which plant to use, says ... Read more...

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Weight loss can prevent kidney disease progression in obese patients


September 18th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Shedding extra pounds can preserve kidney function in obese people with kidney disease, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist from Cleveland Clinic.Weight loss can ... Read more...

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Indian American finds weight loss is good for kidneys


September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Shedding pounds can help patients of kidney diseases protect their health, says a new study led by an Indian American. More than a third of US adults are either ... Read more...

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Large variations exist in peoples’ ability to eliminate arsenic from body


August 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that large variations exist in peoples' ability to eliminate potentially toxic substance arsenic from the body.In the study, Kevin Francesconi and colleagues found ... Read more...

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Insects’ bio-clocks could help more effective pest control


August 13th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that the circadian rhythms or biological "clocks" in some insects can make them far more susceptible to pesticides at certain times of the day than ... Read more...

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Insects’ biological clocks could pave way for more effective pest control


August 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): The circadian rhythms or biological "clocks" in some insects can make them far more susceptible to pesticides at some times of the day instead of others, reveal researchers ... Read more...

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Mermaid Girl: Shiloh The Enthusiast


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
This picture might seem very unusual to you, but it is a real picture of an 8 year old girl, Shiloh Pepin who was born with fused legs. Miraculously, she has ... Read more...

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Why a woman smelt like a rotting fish for 4 decades


October 20th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 20 (ANI): Australian doctors have found out the reason why a 41-year-old woman had to spend four decades puzzled by a pungent body odour "resembling rotting fish" an incurable ... Read more...

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High uric acid levels raise kidney disease risk in healthy people


September 18th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): High levels of uric acid in the blood of healthy individuals indicate that they are at an increased risk of developing kidney disease, says a new study.Going ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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