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Study sheds light on RNA ‘on/off switches’


February 14th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A recent study has shed new light on a molecular switch that turns genes on or off in response to a cell's energy needs.Scientists from The Scripps Research ... Read more...

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Vitamin pills ‘could damage your health’


December 21st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): People could be jeopardizing their well-being as well as wasting their money by popping vitamin pills, according to the consumer watchdog.A survey by Which? found many products were ... Read more...

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High doses or prolonged use of glucosamine could increase diabetes risk


October 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A research team at Université Laval's Faculty of Pharmacy has revealed that high doses or prolonged use of glucosamine causes the death of pancreatic cells and could increase ... Read more...

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Osteoarthritis supplements have no impact on symptoms


September 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Two supplements prescribed to nearly a million osteoarthritis sufferers in Britain last year did not work. Glucosamine and chondroitin, prescribed to reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis in the hips ... Read more...

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Popular supplements to fight joint pain don’t work: Study


September 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Two popular supplements to combat joint pain taken by millions of people around the world do not work, according to a new study.The supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin, are ... Read more...

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Now, bond with your pooch by buying it Bowser Beer


June 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): An American dog boutique and spa is offering people a chance to treat their pooch to a non-alcoholic beer.Located in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona, 'Oh My Dog' offers ... Read more...

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Walking, shellfish supplement may help ease arthritis pain


February 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): "Progressive walking" and a shellfish supplement every day can significantly lessen arthritis pain and improve physical function, says a new study.Writing in BioMed Central's open-access journal Arthritis Research ... Read more...

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Chicken may harbour osteoarthritis cure


June 14th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist has shown that a natural chicken derivative can offer an effective cure for osteoarthritis (OA).The natural treatment has been found more ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic therapy may be safe and effective for knee pain


October 26th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that ayurvedic drugs may be safer, and just as effective, as glucosamine and celecoxib in treating patients with knee osteoarthritis.Osteoarthritis, or OA ... Read more...

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Rosehip more effective than painkillers for arthritis


May 19th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): Rosehip powder can be more effective in alleviating arthritis pain than painkillers, say researchers.The team led by Dr Robin Christensen of the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen ... Read more...

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