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Blame defective gene for malformed faces


July 6th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Scientists have located a gene whose mutation wrecks the shape of human faces as well as triggers mental retardation.They looked at patients with Potocki-Shaffer syndrome, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vitamin E prevents muscle wasting, repairs cells


December 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Vitamin E is rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of ageing and is consumed by runners to improve endurance. But scientists now have found how ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boost her confidence, and she’ll park well too


December 8th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) If you are one of those who always wondered why many women struggle while parking their cars, it's better to understand that it happens simply due ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facial hair growth suggests excessive male hormone


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Excessive hair growth on a woman's chin and abdomen can safely tell the doctor whether she has excess of male hormone."We wanted to find a way ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mushroom compound boosts cancer drug


October 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) A compound from a wild, poisonous mushroom growing in the southwestern China's forests, imparts greater punch to a cancer-busting drug, new research shows.The compound, verticillin A, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cells coordinate to promote exercise


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Thanks to chatting among divergent cell types, exercise strengthens bones, reduces belly fat and staves off diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity, says a new research.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Decrease in protein levels could be sign child will develop diabetes


April 26th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that the decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation could be a sign that a child will develop diabetes.Georgia Health Sciences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity ‘likely to upset key gene clock in cardiovascular system’


April 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta have found that that obesity might shut down a key gene clock that regulates the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Overweight adolescents may develop weak bones


March 6th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Overweight adolescents may develop weak bones, besides facing a host of health problems. A study of 143 overweight 14-18-year olds shows those with risk factors such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bone-creating protein may improve dental implant success, say scientists


March 5th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers suggest that using a bone-creating protein to augment the maxillary sinus could improve dental implant success.Dental implants, screws that anchor permanent prosthetic teeth, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some overweight teens may be at risk for weak bones


March 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that overweight teenagers already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance may need to add weak bones to their list of health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parenting stress affects postpartum lifestyle of new moms: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers say that post-pregnancy excess weight is likely caused by the impact of new parenthood stress on physical activity.In order to emphasize the probable ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain’s ‘reward’ center responds to bad experiences too


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that the so-called reward center not only responds to good experiences but also to bad ones.The finding may help explain the 'thrill' of thrill-seeking behavior ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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