gastrointestinal problems

Spices stave off negative effects of fatty meals


August 11th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Spices like turmeric and cinnamon are what you need to stave off the negative effects of a fat rich meal.Researchers found that meals rich in these ... Read more...

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Viral? Take precautions, say doctors


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Cough, runny nose and fever. Delhi's hospitals are teeming with patients complaining of these symptoms. Doctors are telling them not to panic as the viral ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old shipwreck reveals ancient medical secrets


July 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A first-aid kit found on a 2,000-year-old shipwreck has revealed how ancient physicians concocted medicines to treat sailors for dysentery and other ailments, a media report ... Read more...

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Bacteria in the gut help control obesity and inflammation


January 14th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have discovered that the bacteria living in the intestines may play a far more significant role in weight loss and ... Read more...

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Jet lag clouds memory for a long time


November 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Chronic jet lag affects the brain in ways that bring on memory and learning problems which stay for a month after a flight.Twice a week for four ... Read more...

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Campbell’s Recalls 15 Million Pounds of SpaghettiOs: Undercooked Meatballs


June 19th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 35,000 cases of SpaghettiOs have been recalled by the Campbell Soup Company after it was discovered that some of the ingredients may have been "under-processed" or, simply ... Read more...

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Blood vessel-blocking drug may delay prostate cancer progression


June 9th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In a clinical trial of 200 prostate cancer patients, a blood vessel-blocking drug called tasquinimod slowed the rate of disease progression, say experts at Johns Hopkins, Roswell Park ... Read more...

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Do gut bacteria contribute to autism?


June 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Gut bacteria may be contributing to autism, suggests a new British study.Autism has previously been linked to metabolic abnormalities and gastrointestinal problems such as gut pain and diarrhoea. ... Read more...

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Soon, simple urine test for autism


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Autistic children have a different chemical fingerprint in their urine than their non-autistic peers, according to a new study.According to researchers behind the Journal of Proteome Research study, ... Read more...

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First transgenic mouse created to mimic Parkinson’s earliest symptoms


May 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Researchers have created the first transgenic mouse to display the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease using the genetic mutation that is characteristic of human forms of the disease.The ... Read more...

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Lead poisoning, 120 kids ill in China


September 27th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), Sep 27 (Xinhua) More than 120 children have fallen ill due to lead poisoning in southeast China's Fujian province, authorities said. Of the 287 children aged under 14 tested in ... Read more...

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Incontinence, breathing problems may lead to back pain in women


August 21st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Women who suffer from incontinence, respiratory disorders and gastrointestinal problems are more likely to develop back pain, according to a new study.Australian pain researchers reviewed case histories of ... Read more...

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Maharani Gayatri Devi Passes Away


July 31st, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by GD
Gayatri Devi, revered as the Rajmata or queen mother, the former queen of Jaipur passed away at 90 on Wednesday. After a prolonged illness, she ultimately succumbed to her ultimate fate. Gayatri ... Read more...

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Common respiratory drugs may lead to cognitive decline in elderly


January 27th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Certain drugs used to treat respiratory and gastrointestinal problems may lead to cognitive decline in older adults, says a new study.During the study, researchers from Yale University ... Read more...

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Fainting commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies


January 24th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Fainting is the commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies, according to a new study. Michael Sand led researchers from the Universities of Bochum, Germany, and California at Los ... Read more...

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Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency


January 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency followed by stomach upsets, a German study suggests.The research published in BioMed Central''s open access journal Critical Care details ... Read more...

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Old gastrointestinal drug slows down aging


January 7th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) An 80-year-old drug once used to treat diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal disorders, can reverse the progression of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, according to recent animal studies.Scientists, however, ... Read more...

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The Pill doesnt cause weight gain, say researchers


October 31st, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Refuting earlier claims, researchers from German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care have found that birth control pills does not deserve its reputation for causing ... Read more...

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Scientists to study link between gluten, dairy products and autism in kids


August 8th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): In one of the first double-blind, clinical studies, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will be seeking to determine if gluten and ... Read more...

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Chewing gum excessively linked to severe weight loss


January 11th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11(ANI): Excessively chewing sugar free products can lead to a severe weight loss, warn the doctors.The doctors have warned that an excess sorbitol intake, a widely used sweetener in ... Read more...

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Shun US beaches to have clean and uncontaminated bath


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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