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Testosterone can make you nice as well as nasty


March 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A researcher has shed light on how testosterone affects human behavior in a 'pro-social' situation - an environment where it is beneficial for a person to help someone ... Read more...

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New ovarian and breast cancer treatments


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): New medication, consisting of a blend of a protein inhibitor and traditional anticancer drugs, being developed to treat ovarian and breast cancer has been found to be effective, ... Read more...

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Chamomile can help you beat stress


February 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Chamomile's power as a stress-buster has been around for years. And now, two researchers are trying to find how much truth is there behind the old wives' tale.In ... Read more...

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Switching off hunger hormone may help curb urge to drink


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that switching off the hormone that influences the desire to eat can also help control the urge to drink.According to Jerlhag et al. ... Read more...

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Do away with alcoholism, switch off hunger hormone


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Drinking problems can be controlled by switching off a hormone that induces appetite and alcohol consumption, reserach says. A new study, carried out by scientist Jerlhag and his colleagues ... Read more...

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Why adolescents are more prone to substance abuse


December 12th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A study into why teens become addicted to smoking more easily than adults and why adolescents are more prone to substance abuse has been carried out.In an evaluation ... Read more...

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Genes make emotional stress ‘painful’


December 4th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Unrequited love, a friendship going awry or a misunderstanding with a family member-all these unfortunate happenings often leave you with a lump in the throat.And now, researchers have ... Read more...

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Many pregnant African women avoid HIV screening


November 20th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A large number of pregnant women in Uganda, Africa deliberately avoid being tested for HIV, increasing the risk of mother-to-child transmission, says a study.In a new paper, researchers ... Read more...

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Faithful mums have healthier kids


November 13th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Remain faithful if you want healthier babies, that's the conclusion of a new study.Faculty of 1000 reviewers examined a study from New Zealand on whether prolonged exposure to ... Read more...

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Seeing is relieving, when it comes to relief from chronic pain


October 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): People who suffer from chronic pain can greatly improve their condition just by looking at the area where the pain is occurring, reveals an Anglo-Italian study.For the study, ... Read more...

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Novel two-step chemical process makes cancer cells glow quickly, safely


September 25th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a two-step process that uses a chemical reaction to make live cancer cells light up quickly and safely.This attains significance because ... Read more...

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IVF success lower in women who used alternative fertility treatment


August 19th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study from Denmark has revealed that the success of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment is 30 percent lower among women who have used alternative fertility medicine. ... Read more...

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DNA mutation in birds can lead to evolution of new species


August 6th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A single mutation in the DNA of birds can not only lead to a striking color change in their offspring, it can also potentially lead to the evolution ... Read more...

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Fish fear divers and snorkelers who try to count them for census


July 21st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new research by scientists from the University of Victoria has shown that fish avoid the divers and snorkelers who try to count them, and that is why ... Read more...

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Blankets act like drugs in cases of brain damage


July 8th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Have you ever covered yourself with a blanket to stave off the shivers? A new study shows that a blanket can also help alleviate shivering in patients who ... Read more...

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Blankets can help prevent brain damage


July 8th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Blankets not only help stave off the shivers, they can also offer protection against brain damage, say researchers.Patients with brain injuries or dangerously high fevers are often cooled ... Read more...

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Biomarker for anorexia identified


June 24th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A brain protein called BDNF can act as a biomarker to differentiate between healthy and anorexic women, revealed a study.Anorexia is a serious and occasionally fatal eating disorder ... Read more...

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If you lack staying power in bed, blame it on genes


May 28th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Premature ejaculation is genetic, says a new study. Researchers from Turku, Finland, interviewed more than 3,000 men, all pairs of male twins and their older or younger brothers, about ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke can prevent allergies, says study


May 18th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Everyone knows that smoking can kill you, but a new study suggests that it may help you combat allergies. A study of mouse cells shows that cigarette smoke can ... Read more...

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