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Test to predict premature births discovered


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to predict premature births, based on a new blood test that looks at two specific proteins, combined with an established ... Read more...

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Giving babies antibiotics could make them obese later


August 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Babies given antibiotics before they were six months were more likely to be overweight by the age of three, a British study has found.A study of ... Read more...

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A classroom on wheels for Delhi’s slum kids (Feature) (With Images)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Raja Kumar, 13, hadn't dreamt he would ever go to school. He lived on Delhi's streets, rummaging through garbage for a living and playing ... Read more...

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‘Tuneega Tuneega’ - weak script, a big let down (Telugu Movie )


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Tuneega Tuneega'; Cast: Sumanth Ashwin, Rhea Chakraborty, Naga Babu, Prabhu Ganeshan, Shafi, Seetha, Sayaji Shinde, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam and M.S.Narayan; Writer and Director: M.S.Raju; Producer: Maganti Ramachandra; Music: Karthick Raja; Rating: ... Read more...

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More smart Indians opting to be space scientists: ISRO


July 15th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) More and more smart graduates and research scholars across India are opting for an exciting career in space science, as evident from thousands of ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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Changes in walking speed could signal dementia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Changes in walking speed in late life could indicate early stages of dementia known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI), says a new study. "In our study, ... Read more...

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Snorers at higher risk of dying from cancer


May 21st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Mild snorers have a negligible risk of dying from cancer, but doubles in moderate cases and shoots up to nearly five times in case of severe ... Read more...

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Environment not genes govern testosterone levels


May 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) Comparing testosterone levels of five-month-old pairs of twins, both identical and non-identical, researchers have found the hormone's levels are governed by environmental factors, not genes."Testosterone is ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids boon for undersized babies


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in marine and plant oils could be a boon for undersized babies in preventing heart attack or strokes when they grow ... Read more...

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Scientists say that ‘Body clock alters immune system’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the Yale University have identified that not getting enough sleep affects the immune system. The researchers reported that the body clock - which controls ... Read more...

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Sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease linked?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has linked sleep difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say staying awake in the night for hours affected the brain and increases the risk ... Read more...

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Lynch syndrome’s mutated genes raise risk of cancers


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) People with Lynch syndrome have an increased risk of colon, uterus, ovary, kidney, stomach, bowel and bladder cancers -- thanks to genetic mutation, reveals a research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Ultrasound zap could work as male contraceptive


January 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Zapping a male's private parts with ultrasound could be one of the most effective and non-invasive forms of contraception. Experiments conducted by James Tsuruta, from the ... Read more...

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Re-engineering mosquito’s immunity to block malaria


December 29th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a novel way to block the transmission of malaria parasites to humans -- re-engineering Anopheles mosquito's immune system. "The immune system of ... Read more...

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Eating vegetables, fish helps you live longer


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating large amounts of vegetables and fish can make you live three years longer, experts say.People on such a diet with low amounts of animal-based products ... Read more...

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Worker ants can kill termites


December 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Worker ants from an African species can paralyse and kill termites from afar due to a potent venom they carry, reveals new research that could prove ... Read more...

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Two hospital staff shifted out for giving wrong HIV report


November 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tuesday transferred two employees of a public hospital after they were found guilty of "negligence" in giving a wrong HIV report to ... Read more...

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Commute death sentence in Gandhi case: PUDR


August 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to spare the lives of three men sentenced to death for ... Read more...

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20-minute treatment for blood pressure on the anvil


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soon, patients suffering from high blood pressure will be able to get long-term treatment for the lifestyle-related disorder in a span of 20 minutes, experts ... Read more...

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Focus on graduation alone affects research: Sibal


May 25th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 25, (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said the focus on mere graduation was a key factor for lack of research in leading institutions.He was ... Read more...

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Majority of obese teens are vitamin D deficient


April 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Most obese adolescents are deficient in vitamin D, which may increase their risk of diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, according to new study.Researchers at Hasbro Children's ... Read more...

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Study says that Tai Chi is good for heart patients


April 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard have concluded a study that suggest that heart attack patients’ lives are improved if they practice the ... Read more...

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Olive leaf pill may help combat heart trouble


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that a pill made out of the leaves of olive tree can be useful in combating heart disease.In the study, patients who took the olive ... Read more...

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Study reveals that weight loss improves memory


April 15th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that weight loss surgery may improve memory. The subjects of the study were obese people.The researchers before the study analyzed the ... Read more...

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Study says that Mediterranean diet fights heart disease


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted the benefits offered by Mediterranean diet. It has been known for a very long time that Mediterranean diet is heart healthy.The recent ... Read more...

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Jurassic era bugs still alive in salt crystals


March 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon an exciting find -- microbes from the Jurassic era are still alive in salt crystals.Eighteen years ago, "Jurassic Park" thrilled the world ... Read more...

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Bone drug may help prevent spread of early lung cancer


February 26th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Italian researchers have found that a drug, currently used to treat bone metastases in patients with lung cancer, could also be useful to prevent the cancer from spreading ... Read more...

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Olympic flame ‘to be fired into space’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Olympic flame may travel to space if a proposal is accepted.   Russia was awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics to the surprise of many people. As it is ... Read more...

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Using amphetamines ‘ups risk of Parkinson’s disease’


February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has shown that use of amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexedrine may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.The two are often prescribed to increase ... Read more...

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Scientists accidentally discover possible cure for hair loss


February 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): UCLA scientists may have found a possible solution to an age-old problem - hair loss.The researchers, along with the Veterans Administration that was investigating how stress affects gastrointestinal ... Read more...

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New protein drives prostate cancer cells to ’suicide’


February 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have identified a protein that halts growth of prostate cancer cells and even drives them to commit 'suicide'.A drug that boosts levels of the protein, called FUS, ... Read more...

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Protein that protects against prostate cancer discovered


February 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): Scientists have identified an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.The findings offer promising leads for ... Read more...

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Andrea Jeremiah Would Love To Pursue Academics Than Acting In Kollywood!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
stars Dhanush opposite her. With such a promising acting career in hand, Andrea says that she would love to continue her academics rather than acting in Kollywood films if given ... Read more...

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