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‘Thirdhand smoke’ dangerous to unborn babies’ lungs


April 20th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Prenatal exposure to toxic components of a newly recognized category of tobacco smoke-known as 'thirdhand smoke'-can have as serious or an even more negative impact on an infants' ... Read more...

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Low birth weight children ‘programmed to eat more’


March 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that low birth weight children are "programmed" to eat more because they develop less neurons in the region of the brain that controls ... Read more...

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Brain bleeding ‘common among older individuals’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Brain bleeding is a common occurrence among older individuals, according to a UC Irvine study."In this study, deep regions of the brain were closely examined under a microscope, ... Read more...

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FDA approves first oral contraceptive that increases folate levels


September 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral contraceptive (OC) that increases folate levels ... Read more...

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‘Magic mushrooms’ ease cancer patients’ anxiety


September 7th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Scientists in the US have found that the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, psilocybin, can reduce anxiety and improve mood in people with cancer.Charles Grob from Harbor-UCLA Medical ... Read more...

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Supervised exercise therapy may help COPD patients


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Supervised exercise through pulmonary rehabilitation can help improve the condition of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study.Richard Casaburi, at the Los Angeles Biomedical ... Read more...

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Simpler way to assess breast cancer developed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new and simpler model developed for predicting breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women has been found to be as accurate as the Gail Model, a more complicated ... Read more...

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