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Cuban lab makes medicine from banana peel


April 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, April 28 (IANS) Scientists from a pharmaceutical laboratory in Cuba have demonstrated a new and "highly-effective" medical product made from banana peel, Cuba's Prensa Latina news agency reported.Jorge Luis ... Read more...

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Mixture of energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than alcohol alone


April 16th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Energy drinks mixed with alcohol, such as Red Bull and vodka, have become trendy, but a new laboratory study has found that the mixture is riskier than drinking ... Read more...

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New hybrid drug, derived from turmeric, may benefit stroke victims


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have created a new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-colored spice turmeric, and found that it affects mechanisms that protect ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli and plantain could reduce bouts of Crohn’s disease


August 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Plantain and broccoli fibre could help prevent relapses of Crohn's disease, a new study suggests.Crohn's disease is a condition, in which the intestines can become painfully inflamed, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists uncover skeletons, weapons from 1628 battle


July 13th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 13 (DPA) Two skeletons and abandoned weapons found on the outskirts of a German town give an unparalleled insight into life in 1628 during Europe's worst conflict before the two ... Read more...

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Better and quicker decisions based on cognitive ability, not age


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): It's not age, it's cognition that makes the difference in decision-making.According to researchers at Duke University, age doesn't count in making risky decisions."It's not age, it's cognition that ... Read more...

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Sparrows ‘learn songs by twitter’


October 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): It takes at least two adult birds to teach a young song sparrow how and what to sing, a new study has found.In the research, University of Washington ... Read more...

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Mars turned red due to grinding rocks, not water


September 19th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Recent laboratory studies have shown that Mars is not red due to the rocks being rusted by the water that once flooded the planet, but due to the ... Read more...

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Solar X-rays may create life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A new laboratory study has suggested that blasting the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan with X-rays can produce DNA building blocks, a finding that adds to evidence that ... Read more...

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NIH dishing out $423,500 to know why men don’t like to use condoms


June 20th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): The National Institutes of Health is doling out a whopping 423,500 dollars to fund a study, aimed at finding out why men don't like to wear condoms during ... Read more...

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New hope for cancer patients; Canadian scientists test viral vaccine


April 28th, 2009 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) Spelling new hope for cancer patients, Canadian scientists have successfully tested a viral vaccine to improve immune response to the deadly disease. The scientists at the local Princess Margaret ... Read more...

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Cough medicine ingredient could prove effective in prostate cancer treatment


December 20th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): An ingredient present in a common cough suppressant has been found to be effective in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer, according to a new study.The collaborative ... Read more...

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Agent that breaks opioid drugs craving can help fight leukemia


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): A group of researchers in Germany have found that an agent used to break addiction to opioid drugs can help in combating leukemia cells.According to the research ... Read more...

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Study shows promising results for ‘lazy eye’ treatment in adults


March 4th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 4 (ANI): New evidence, based on a 2006 laboratory study and a novel clinical trial by researchers in the U.S. and China , has suggested a simple and effective ... Read more...

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Short periods of stress may condition heart to survive major attack


January 7th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 7 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati suggests that experiencing brief periods of blocked blood flow may condition a person to survive a full-blown heart ... Read more...

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Poxvirus’s evasive ability may raise hopes for new vaccine design


November 18th, 2007 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18(ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the cowpox virus, a much milder cousin of the deadly smallpox virus, can keep infected host ... Read more...

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