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Hearing loss linked to development of dementia


February 15th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that older adults with hearing loss may be more likely to develop dementia, and their risk increases as hearing loss becomes more severe.Frank ... Read more...

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Novel discovery may lead to new cancer treatments


July 21st, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from University of California have identified a new molecular pathway that may lead to new treatments and targeted drugs for cancer and other diseases.The research team has ... Read more...

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Treating childhood anxiety will prevent complications later


December 26th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A psychiatrist has made a strong pitch for treating childhood anxiety disorders or they could lead to substance abuse and mental disorders in adulthood. "Anxiety disorders may cause ... Read more...

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Childhood anxiety disorders should be treated, says expert


December 25th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): There is an urgent need to recognise and treat anxiety disorders in children that otherwise might lead to educational underachievement, substance abuse and mental disorders in adulthood, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher finds broccoli eases lung disease symptoms


September 13th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): A second helping of broccoli at dinner can prove beneficial for people with chronic breathing disorder known as COPD, says a new study led by an Indian-origin ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy boosts survival rates in recurrent prostate cancer patients


June 18th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have found that radiation treatment significantly increases the survival chances of relapsing prostate cancer patients.Men whose tumors recur after prostate ... Read more...

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Prostate surgery need not mean loss of potency


February 27th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Men who lose their prostates after surgery need not despair - there's a new tool to help them retain their potency. The tool, which is currently undergoing ... Read more...

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3-D model of cancer-promoting enzyme developed


January 5th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have made a three-dimensional picture of an enzyme often mutated in cancers that may promote the disease after mutation.The enzyme ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer identified


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 12 (ANI): Two genome-wide association studies have found that a genetic variant of the DAB2IP gene raises the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.The study was carried out by research ... Read more...

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