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Magnets can help stroke patients speak


November 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with magnets is likely to improve the language skills of stroke survivors.Researchers led by Caroline Barwood from the University of Queensland's School of ... Read more...

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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... Read more...

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Now, detect esophageal cancer with light


January 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed and successfully tested a device that holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having ... Read more...

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Non-invasive method to heal damaged vision developed


October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to get their sight restored. Australian researchers at the ARC Vision Centre are ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Sodium MRI offers new insights into detecting osteoarthritis


August 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists have offered a non-invasive method to diagnose osteoarthritis in its very early stages.Researchers at New York University have developed an innovative way to look at the development ... Read more...

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Crayfish provide clues to mystique of decision-making


June 16th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Psychologists have found that crayfish make surprisingly complex, cost-benefit calculations -- thus making an excellent, practical model for identifying the specific neural circuitry and neuro-chemistry of human decision-making. The ... Read more...

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Pancreatic fat levels could help predict diabetes


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Pancreatic fat levels may help predict diabetes, say scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center who are the first in the U.S. to use an imaging technique called magnetic ... Read more...

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Now, a spit test to detect diabetes


April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian-origin boffin, has developed a painless new method for detecting diabetes, utilizing saliva.While searching for biomarkers that may indicate diabetes, doctors examined the ... Read more...

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Surgeon uses non-invasive method to remove gallbladder via belly button


April 21st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A surgeon has successfully removed a patient's lemon-size gallbladder through a single incision in the belly button.Julie Kopec had her gallbladder removed via a minimally invasive procedure to ... Read more...

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New approach can tell after a single treatment if chemotherapy is working


April 15th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center say that a non-invasive method can enable cancer specialists to determine after a single cycle of chemotherapy whether the treatment is ... Read more...

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Now, minimally invasive method to remove gallbladder through vagina


February 26th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a breakthrough surgery, physicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Have for the first time removed a patient's gallbladder through the vagina using a minimally invasive technique called NOTES-natural ... Read more...

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US surgeons perform minimally invasive kidney removal via vagina for transplantation


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): American doctors at Johns Hopkins have for the first time removed a healthy kidney from a donor through a minimally invasive method, which involved a small incision ... Read more...

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Soon, Oz women to get breast cancer ‘hair x-ray’ test


May 12th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 12 (ANI): A new test that diagnoses breast cancer by X-raying a woman's hair has been developed, and it will be available in Australia later this year.Sydney-based company Fermiscan ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy beneficial for mother and baby


April 8th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Exercise during pregnancy has a positive effect on moms cardiovascular activity and also on their developing offspring, according to a new study.In the study, which was led ... Read more...

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Coronary calcium testing offers non-invasive method to predict future heart ailments


March 27th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
London, March 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Irvine say that they have identified a very practical and non-invasive procedure to predict future heart attack and heart disease.In ... Read more...

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Thicker skull makes female drivers safer than men


January 23rd, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): If a new study were to be believed, female drivers would be safer in an accident than their male counterparts because of the fact that females have a ... Read more...

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Childrens sleep duration varies, can affect their weight, behaviour


January 2nd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has shed light on childrens sleep patterns, by finding that a childs sleep duration can differ, depending on the time of day, week and ... Read more...

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Experimental treatment reverts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in rats


December 22nd, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 22 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that an experimental treatment is very effective in stopping and reverting idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a chronic progressive lung disease.Researchers from the Biomedical Research Institute ... Read more...

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High-risk cancer patients benefit from new image-guided radiotherapy system


December 9th, 2007 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
Washington, December 9 (ANI): Cancer specialists at Stony Brook University Medical Center say that a new radiotherapy system that combines high-tech imaging with precision tumour-targeting capability is proving to be very beneficial ... Read more...

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Non-invasive method to track nerve-cell growth in live human brain developed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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