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Key to male potency may lie in bones


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The skeleton may be the key to fertility in male mice through a hormone released by it known as osteocalcin, a study suggests, and this could well be ... Read more...

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Male fertility is in the bones, shows mice study


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone-osteocalcin.Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, ... Read more...

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Being to clean could make you prone to more allergies


November 29th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has indicated that young people may suffer more allergies if they are overexposed to anti­bacterial soaps containing triclosan.Researchers from the University of Michigan School ... Read more...

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Low thyroid activity may actually be a sign of longevity


June 19th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Gaining weight and losing hair? Well, chances are that you will live longer, say researchers.According to Dr Martin Surks and colleagues at the Montefiore Medical Center and ... Read more...

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Anti-obesity drugs can be effective against flu, hepatitis, HIV


September 29th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Viruses dramatically increase cellular metabolism, and existing anti-obesity drugs may be a new way to block these metabolic changes and inhibit viral infection. Metabolism refers to all the ... Read more...

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Anti-obesity drugs may help treat flu, hepatitis and HIV


September 29th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Centre and Princeton University has discovered that existing anti-obesity drugs can be used to treat infections like ... Read more...

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Experimental drug shows promise for crippling drug-resistant bugs


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas offer a glimmer of hope that an experimental drug called LED209 will one ... Read more...

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