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Cure cancer in just two hours


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A radioactive "paste" could cure skin cancer in just two hours, say researchers.It can destroy tumours caused by skin cancers without surgery or conventional radiotherapy.The ... Read more...

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Eating 3 bananas a day could ’slash stroke risk by 21pc’


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.They said that having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one ... Read more...

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Radio-guided op safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung


February 28th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian researchers have suggested that using tiny spheres of radioactive liquid to guide surgeons as they remove potentially cancerous material in the lungs is safe and more effective ... Read more...

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Bone drug may help prevent spread of early lung cancer


February 26th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Italian researchers have found that a drug, currently used to treat bone metastases in patients with lung cancer, could also be useful to prevent the cancer from spreading ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gian Giacomo Caprotti Was The Muse For Mona Lisa Portrait, Italian Researchers Say


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Rome, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years, the mysterious smile of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic painting Mona Lisa, has intrigued historians and experts who are still trying to unravel the ... Read more...

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Malnutrition ups risk of prolonged hospital stay


October 12th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that hospital patients admitted with malnutrition or who don't eat for several days are at greater risk of a prolonged hospital stay.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Body builder protein powder ‘could add 10 years to your life’


October 6th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): People who are aged 55 or so, should start taking the protein powder favoured by body builders to add almost 10 years to their life, for scientists believe ... Read more...

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Faith in God improves survival after liver transplantation


October 1st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Faith in God is associated with improved survival after liver transplantation, according to Italian researchers.This study also finds that religiosity-regardless of cause of death-prolongs the life span of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel drug boosts marijuana-like chemical in body to relieve severe pain


September 21st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): American and Italian researchers have discovered that a novel drug allows a marijuana-like chemical in the body to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.Daniele Piomelli ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sleep crucial for long, healthy life


September 10th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Nothing leaves you more refreshed and full of energy than a good night's sleep. But now, it has been proved that sleep is crucial for a long and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bones found in Italian church ‘belong to Caravaggio’


June 17th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Italian researchers have come across bones of a human in a Tuscany church that they believe mostly belong to Renaissance artist Caravaggio.The remains were found in an ossuary ... Read more...

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Brain changes linked to spirituality


February 11th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): By studying patients before and after surgery to remove a brain tumour, a team of Italian researchers has identified anatomical changes in the brain that may be linked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Persian King Cambyses II didn’t lose army in Egypt, say archaeologists


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, December 2 (ANI): The claim made by two Italian researchers that Persian King Cambyses II lost an army in Egypt in a sandstorm in 525 BC, has been rejected by archaeologists.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2,500 yr old vanished Persian army may have been found in Sahara desert


November 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Italian researchers have suggested that hundreds of bleached bones and skulls found in the desolate wilderness of the Sahara desert may be the remains of a long lost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique effectively removes old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks


October 28th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Italian researchers have developed a technique to effectively remove old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks.In the past, restoration of paintings and other old artwork often involved ... Read more...

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Turin Shroud ‘a medieval fake’, claim Italian researchers


October 6th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Italian scientists claim that the Shroud of Turin is a medieval fake after they reproduced the cloth that is believed to have covered Jesus' tomb.The 14 feet shroud ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We use both sides of our brains to understand idioms


September 15th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): While many people tend to use idioms very frequently and easily, Italian researchers have found that when it comes to understanding them, humans have to use both sides ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inhibiting nicotine receptors may double survival time for lung cancer patients


June 9th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Conducting experiments on mice, a team of Italian researchers have suggested that in a lung cancer treatment that inhibits nicotine receptors may help double survival time.Writing about ... Read more...

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‘Shock and kill’ approach to knock out latent HIV genes


June 6th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) A new 'shock and kill' approach has been devised by Italian researchers to knock out HIV/AIDS infection. Enrico Garaci, president of the Italian Institute of Health and Andrea ... Read more...

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Why heels are good for women’s health and sex lives as well


May 7th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): They say super-stilettos can ruin ladies' feet, but now experts are warning that flat shoes can be just as dangerous.In fact, docs are urging people to walk in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Caravaggio used photography to create art 200 years before invention of camera


March 11th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Italian researchers have found that the 16th century renaissance artist Caravaggio used an early form of photography to project images of his subjects onto a canvas, more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mice lacking AT1A protein live longer than normal counterparts


February 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): A group of Italian researchers have found that mice lacking a protein called AT1A live substantially longer than normal mice. Ariela Benigni, of the "Mario Negri" Institute for ... Read more...

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Particulate emission from natural gas may increase mortality risk


January 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Natural gas, which is considered the cleanest form of fuel, may not be as clean as it is believed, for a new study has shown that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists reconstruct Pompeii familys final hours


December 12th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A group of Italian researchers have reconstructed the last hours in Pompeii of a dozen people of a household who managed to survive Mount Vesuvius devastating eruption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood obesity can damage thyroid


December 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Being obese as a kid can alter the shape of thyroid a gland that secretes hormones to regulate metabolism and growth Italian researchers have said.After reviewing ultrasound ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Faulty immune reaction implicated in epilepsy


November 24th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Studies in mice conducted by American and Italian researchers suggest that a faulty immune reaction may be responsible for the development of epilepsy. The latest research looked at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How cockroaches manage to flee their predators


November 14th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that when trying to flee their predators, cockroaches choose, seemingly at random, one of a handful of preferred escape routes, leaving their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Extra-marital affairs can prove fatal for migraine sufferers


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Cheating on your partner can cost you more than your marriage, at least in the case of migraine sufferers.According to Italian researchers, the guilt of being unfaithful ... Read more...

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Horny goat weed can give Viagra a pretty hard time!


September 27th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 27 (ANI): Testing four plants that are used as natural aphrodisiacs in traditional cultures, a team of Italian researchers has found that the soft green heart-shaped leaf of the ... Read more...

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‘Toy’-ing with sexual lows in middle-aged couples


September 14th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A range of new generation sex toys is being designed for middle-aged British couples, just as news filters in of a study on why the first flush of ... Read more...

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Plankton-inspired gadgets to see mysteries beneath worlds oceans


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 22 (ANI): Italian researchers are developing gadgets that can drift like plankton, which they believe may help improve their understanding of the worlds oceans.Experts at the University of Genoa ... Read more...

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Voters know who theyll vote for even if they havent consciously decided


August 22nd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): In the run-up to the U.S. presidential elections, a team of Canadian and Italian researchers has shown that a common psychological testing methodology called the implicit association ... Read more...

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New IVF technique doubles infertile men’’s chance of fatherhood


July 7th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Researchers from Italy have shown that infertile men can more than double their chances of fatherhood with a new IVF technique called intra-cytoplasmic morphologically-selected sperm injection (IMSI). The ... Read more...

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Christian Louboutins black high-heels are the best aphrodisiacs for women


June 30th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London . June 30 (ANI): Not really in the mood for some bedroom action? Well, then head to the nearest store and get a pair of black high-heels designed by Christian ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Time reversal method may facilitate wireless broadband communication under the sea


June 26th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): American and Italian researchers say that a technique called acoustic time reversal can facilitate wireless broadband communication under the sea, a task that has been difficult to ... Read more...

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