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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Better not to advise moms on raising kids


June 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) It would be far better if you thought twice before advising a modern-day mother about her child's habits, as a study has found one in three ... Read more...

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Married men seek treatment for heart attacks sooner


July 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Surprisingly, men who are married or are in live-in relations seek medical care sooner for heart attacks compared with single, divorced or widowed men, according to ... Read more...

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US scientists grow cold-causing virus on sinus tissue


April 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the most frequent cause of the common cold, in culture, on sinus tissue removed during ... Read more...

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Sugars play key role in bacterial infection in humans: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian researchers have revealed that sugars that change their shape with temperature could be a key to bacterial infection in humans.The findings could lead to new ways to ... Read more...

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Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil


August 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers, led by an Indian origin scientist, have isolated a molecule, small enough to be used as a drug, that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response that ... Read more...

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Supportive mothers ensure runaway teens’ return


December 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Teen years can be tumultuous, when adolescents begin to flex their mental muscles, testing boundaries and turning to peers rather than parents for advice. A new University of ... Read more...

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Exercise lowers stroke risk


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (DPA) Climbing stairs daily helps to lower the risk of suffering a stroke, according to the German Stroke Foundation. It noted that getting too little exercise and being overweight ... Read more...

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Genome of hospital superbug C. difficile unravelled


September 25th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Scientists from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute claim to have unravelled the genome of the most virulent form of hospital ... Read more...

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Cancer second most frequent cause of death among schizophrenics


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that cancer is the second most frequent cause of death among people with schizophrenia.Published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ... Read more...

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Women with arthritis more likely to quit job than men


May 1st, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that women suffering from arthritis are more likely to stop working than men with the same disability.While men keep working, they are likely ... Read more...

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Arthritic women more likely to quit jobs than men


May 1st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Women who are suffering from arthritis are more likely to quit working than men, according to the latest study. Compared to individuals with other types of chronic diseases ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for Downs syndrome identified


March 14th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Researchers from Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a molecular pathway that can be a potential therapeutic target for Downs syndrome, the most frequent cause of ... Read more...

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Gene mutation behind learning, memory defects in kids


February 5th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified a genetic mutation that affects learning and memory in children.The team led by Jacques L. Michaud from Sainte-Justine University Hospital ... Read more...

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Bacterial infections peak during summer season


November 27th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): While onset of winter is often accompanied by viral infections such as influenza or common cold, summers can as well be called a season of bacterial infections, ... Read more...

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Smoking during pregnancy could put unborn babies at risk


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Women suffering from the high risk condition pre-eclampsia put the lives of their unborn babies at a considerably greater risk, if they continue to smoke during pregnancy, says ... Read more...

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