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New tool developed to trace brown fat, fight obesity


July 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Scientists have enlisted a pioneering new tool which uses thermal imaging to spot brown fat - the body's good fat - to fight obesity.Brown fat plays ... Read more...

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Baby’s genome decoded from mom’s blood, pop’s saliva


June 7th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Using a non-invasive technique, scientists for the first time have successfully sequenced the genome of a foetus without tapping its protective fluid sac. Maternal blood sampled ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gut probe can spot deadly pancreatic cancer


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Physicians can now spot pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest ever, by simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to its junction with ... Read more...

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Non-invasive extenders better than surgery for men who want longer penis


April 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that non-invasive methods are better than surgery when it comes to penile lengthening.An Italian review found that penile extenders are more successful than techniques ... Read more...

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All-in-one cardiac catheter to make heart surgeries simpler, better


March 7th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A new all-in-one cardiac catheter developed by researchers from Northwestern University is set to make cardiac ablation therapy simpler.It has all necessary medical devices printed on a standard ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shaped pulses could make opaque film see-through


February 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A non-invasive technique for targeting cancer cells may soon become a reality, thanks to researchers who have found a new way of providing crystal clear vision through an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, give your brain an ‘electric thinking cap’ to solve complex issues


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A University of Sydney study has found that it may be possible to stimulate the brain to see the world anew-an electric thinking cap.Research by Richard Chi and ... Read more...

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Keyhole bowel cancer surgery is safe and effective: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): A new research by University of Leeds has suggested that laparoscopic or 'keyhole' surgery is a safe, effective way of removing bowel tumours and should be offered to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electrical stimulation produces pain-reducing effects in humans


November 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A study has found that a simple, non-invasive technique providing low-level electrical stimulation of the brain produces significant pain-reducing effects in humans.According pain researchers at Stanford University, with ... Read more...

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Magnets may help treat major depression


October 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Psychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a non-invasive, non-drug therapy to be an effective, long-term treatment for major depression.The study was done to determine the ... Read more...

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Magnets can improve language ability in Alzheimer’s patients


June 24th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that a brain stimulation technique, known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, boosts the language ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease.Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or rTMS ... Read more...

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Infants’ brains tuned to sharing attention with others


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Kids, as young as five months, are attuned to follow the gaze of an adult towards an object and engage in joint attention, a new study ahs revealed.The ... Read more...

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Indian-American explores how ageing impacts bones


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new study, led by an Indian American, has paved the way for atomic-level explorations on how disease and ageing affect the bone. "If people think of bone at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Novel minimally invasive technique to treat snoring


October 5th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have suggested a novel, minimally invasive procedure that may help treat patients who snore.They said that radiofrequency ablation, a procedure that uses heat to shrink the tissue ... Read more...

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Coming soon: LED light- green tea cream to iron out wrinkles


September 10th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): New treatment for facial wrinkles, which combines high-intensity light from light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a lotion made of green tea extract, could emerge as an effective alternative to ... Read more...

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New approach to wrinkles could replace Botox


September 10th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) A new approach to treating wrinkles could emerge as an alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery. The non-invasive technique combines high-intensity light from light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a ... Read more...

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Indian scientists make major breakthrough in tiger conservation


June 19th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): In a new study, a team of Indian scientists has announced a major breakthrough in the science of saving tigers, namely, high-tech DNA fecal sampling.The study was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New non-invasive technique to treat brain tumour


June 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Duke University engineers have come up with a novel non-invasive treatment for brain tumour.The scientists have designed and built an ultrasound catheter that can fit into large blood ... Read more...

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White sculptures of Athens’ Parthenon temple were originally brightly painted


June 16th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): In a new analysis, scientists have confirmed that the sculptures on the triangular gables of the Parthenon temple in Athens, which are pristine white, were originally brightly painted. ... Read more...

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Botox jabs ‘help improve quality of life for people with overactive bladders’


June 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Besides banishing wrinkles, Botox injections can significantly improve people's quality of life if they suffer from another problem that increases with age, an overactive bladder (OAB).A study published ... Read more...

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Novel non-invasive technique to predict, treat heart attacks


April 28th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): There's new hope for potential heart attack victims. Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a new non-invasive technique that would help predict and treat attacks.The research team ... Read more...

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UK’s first keyhole surgery to replace worn out heart valve completed


April 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have for the first time in Britain achieved a breakthrough in replacing a worn out prosthetic heart valve with a new ... Read more...

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Non-invasive technique may trace Parkinson’’s development


March 25th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A non-invasive brain scanning technique may trace a biomarker for Parkinson''s disease that would let physicians screen for or track the progression of the neurodegenerative disorder, according ... 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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Just 30 minutes exercise can ease leg pain caused by arterial disease


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Just 30 minutes of treadmill can significantly reduce leg pain caused by arterial disease, according to a new study.Intermittent claudication is a painful leg condition affecting some ... Read more...

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Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A large study performed by Dutch researchers suggests that Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis. Experts at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands, involved ... Read more...

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Electrical brain stimulation boosts peoples dexterity


October 28th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Electrically stimulating the brain with a non-invasive technique called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can improve a persons skill at handling delicate tasks.According to the Drs. Gottfried ... Read more...

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Body’’s circadian clock is crucial to learning and memory


October 9th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study by Stanford researchers has revealed that the circadian rhythm that quietly pulses inside us all, guiding our daily cycle from sleep to wakefulness and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sharks avoid suffocation by shutting down their bodys electrical activity


July 30th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A new study has found that epaulette sharks have evolved a clever solution for avoiding suffocation by shutting down their bodys electrical activity and even go temporarily ... Read more...

Posted in National |

First high-resolution map of human brain core unveiled


July 1st, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1(ANI): An international team of scientists claims to have achieved a major breakthrough in developing the first high-resolution map showing how millions of neural fibres connect and communicate in ... Read more...

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Scientists map human brain in startling detail


July 1st, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Scientists have created the first ever complete high-resolution map of how tens of millions of neural fibres in the brain's outer layer connect and communicate. Their ground-breaking work ... Read more...

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New laser headband may revolutionise Alzheimer’s screening


June 27th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Physicians would now be able to easily identify the tangled proteins in brain tissue associated with Alzheimer's disease in a living person- thanks to a new laser ... Read more...

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Now, a simple cheek swab test to tell if youre an early bird or a night owl


June 7th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): You can now find out whether you are an early bird or a night owl thanks to scientists at Swansea University, who have discovered a new "non-invasive" ... Read more...

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New non-invasive CT scan may detect early signs of heart disease


May 30th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new non-invasive technique that may prove effective in uncovering early signs of heart disease.People who suffer a heart attack have non-calcified plaque, a ... Read more...

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Ultrasonic tattoo eraser for painless removal of body art


March 18th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Removing tattoos may soon be easy, painless and risk free, thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, who have come up with an ultrasonic tattoo ... Read more...

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