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Compound in carrots, peppers boosts brain health


October 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A plant compound found in carrots, peppers, celery, olive oil, peppermint, rosemary and chamomile helps reduce age-related inflammation in the brain and memory deficits, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How hormone progesterone acts to prevent preterm birth


February 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers at Yale School of Medicine may have uncovered the mechanism by which progesterone prevents preterm birth.The findings will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Herbal extract effective against pancreatic cancer


April 20th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A herb that kills pancreatic cancer cells can also halt pancreatic cancer from developing, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Thymoquinone, the major constituent of the oil extract from ... Read more...

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Herbal extract inhibits pancreatic cancer development


April 20th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A herb used in traditional medicine by many Middle Eastern and Asian countries not only kill pancreatic cancer cells but also appears to inhibit development of pancreatic cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inflammation may be link between extreme sleep durations and poor health


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has shown that sleep duration is linked to changes in the levels of specific cytokines that are important in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treating gum disease can lower medical costs for patients with diabetes


December 26th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26(ANI): Treating gum disease in diabetes patients can lower their medical costs by 10 to 12 percent per month, according to a new study.In periodontal disease, the body reacts ... Read more...

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Molecule behind diverse human chronic inflammatory diseases identified


September 16th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Virginia Tech researchers have uncovered a common connection between the cellular innate immunity network and chronic inflammatory diseases like atherosclerosis, Type 2 Diabetes, and neurodegenerative diseases. Research leader ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Joint pain patients can really forecast thunderstorms


June 15th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): You may give a blind eye to meteorological predictions on television, but do believe people suffering from joint pain when they forecast thunderstorms and summer downpours, says ... Read more...

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