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Zebra fish’s self-healing could help spinal injury victims


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have decoded the secrets of the zebra fish's amazing ability to heal its spinal cord after injury. The findings could eventually pave the way to ... Read more...

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Chavez in good physical condition after operation: Venezuela


February 29th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical condition" after an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body where Cuban surgeons ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for more surgery


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was back in Cuba Saturday having medical examinations in preparation for an operation on a "lesion", possibly malignant, in the same place ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to come back stronger after surgery


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who left the country Friday to undergo a surgery in Cuba for a lesion has vowed to come back stronger after the ... Read more...

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Chavez to travel to Cuba for surgery


February 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Thursday his impending departure for Cuba to undergo an operation for a lesion in the same part of his body where ... Read more...

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New treatment to heal spinal injuries


November 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) A new approach to treating spinal injuries among animals could pave the way for prevention of paralysis in thousands of people worldwide every year. Ben Goss, ... Read more...

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Tamarind derivative repairs damaged brain cells


June 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) A compound from tamarind tree could help spur the growth of damaged brain and spinal cord nerve cells, which characterises diseases such as Parkinson's.Doctoral student Andrew ... Read more...

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Eating strawberries may help prevent esophageal cancer


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that eating strawberries may be a way to help people at risk of esophageal cancer protect themselves from the disease.Researchers at The Ohio State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast cancer risk ‘can be assessed by examining breast milk’


April 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study suggests that breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk.This screening method has the potential to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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Cancer drug shows promise in regeneration of spinal cord injuries


January 29th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists have shown that cancer drug Taxol reduces regeneration obstacles after a spinal cord injury.After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of nerve ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor’s doctor holds off leg amputation


January 4th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 4 (IANS) Doctor treating veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has deferred plans to amputate her leg as they will wait to see if antibiotics could help improve her condition."Over ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor To Undergo Partial Leg Amputation


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor had to be admitted in the hospital on Sunday afternoon after she complained of health complications. The 93 year old actress has ... Read more...

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Hussey’s knock, a lesson in application, courage: Roebuck


December 19th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney/Perth, Dec. 19 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has described Australian middle order batsman Mike Hussey's rip-roaring form in the current Ashes series as a lesion in application, courage and execution. ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new DNA repair mechanism


October 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that detects and repairs a common form of DNA damage called alkylation.Researchers at Vanderbilt University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of ... Read more...

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Blueberries could help fight hardening of the arteries


September 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Start eating blueberries if you have atherosclerosis, for the humble fruit can actually help fight artery hardening associated with the disease, revealed a study with laboratory mice.The research ... Read more...

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Mobile phone set to detect cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By ShwetaBangalore, Sep 2 (ANI): A hospital in cooperation with a research group here, has conceptualised and launched a health service that uses mobile phones to detect cancer.The Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on fundamental DNA repair mechanism


March 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has demonstrated for the first time the specific activity of the protein NEIL3, one of a group responsible for maintaining the integrity of DNA ... Read more...

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Non-invasive MRI effective for diagnosing testicular cancer


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an effective diagnostic tool for the evaluation and staging of testicular cancer and may improve patient ... Read more...

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Bacteria can be deadly to wound-treating maggots


February 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new research has shown that bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions.Experts at Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Statens ... Read more...

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Research offers alternative method of pancreatic biopsy


January 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new research has offered an alternative method of pancreatic biopsy.Endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsy of pancreatic masses has been proved to be a safe and effective method.However, if ... Read more...

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Common anticoagulant may cause skin lesions


September 29th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Heparin, a commonly used anticoagulant, may cause skin lesions, a new study has found.Published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), the study looked at 320 patients undergoing heparin ... Read more...

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Brain structure invests us with sense of personal space


August 31st, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Neuro scientists have pinpointed the brain structure regulating our sense of personal space, possibly opening the way to a better understanding of autism and other disorders. The structure, ... Read more...

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Brain region responsible for our sense of personal space identified


August 31st, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): A new study led by neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) may help improve the scientific understanding of the neural mechanisms involved in social behaviour, for ... Read more...

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Scientists develop strategy to promote neuronal regeneration after injury


July 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): French researchers have developed a strategy to promote neuronal regeneration after injury, and, thus, moved a step closer to devising a way to repair the central nervous system, ... Read more...

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Jacko had cancerous lesion removed from nose weeks before death


July 4th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson has a cancerous lesion removed from his nose just weeks before his death, says biographer Diane Dimond."Last week, I had two ... Read more...

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Brain can ‘view’ objects by touch alone


May 29th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Touch alone can activate portions of the brain triggered when people look at objects, a new study has found.According to researchers, the finding shows that these regions process ... Read more...

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Nicotine chewing gums ‘raise cancer risk’


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A team of British scientists has found that nicotine chewing gum, lozenges and inhalers designed to help people to give up smoking may have the potential to cause ... Read more...

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Genes raise melanoma risk even in those who tan easily


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): The traditional risk factors for melanoma may not be as helpful in predicting risk in all people as previously thought, claims a new study.The research has been presented ... Read more...

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Novel technique uses stem cells to repair torn knee cartilage


March 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Scottish scientists are planning to test a new technique of "knitting together" torn knee tissue using stem cells in patients.Professor Anthony Hollander said researchers hoped to mend ... Read more...

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Proteins that could yield predictive markers for pancreatic cancer identified


March 11th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have identified a handful of proteins in incredibly tiny amounts that may one day help doctors distinguish between a harmless lesion ... Read more...

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Stem cells can reverse spinal cord injuries in animals


January 29th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Stem cells from spinal cord lining, transplanted into animals with spinal injury, regenerated 10 times faster in recipients than similar cells derived from healthy control animals.The findings show ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy may help reverse paralysis


January 29th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Stem cells transplantation from the lining of the spinal cord, called ependymal stem cells, can reverse paralysis associated with spinal cord injuries in laboratory tests, a new ... Read more...

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Stem cell living bandage can help heal common sporting knee injury


November 16th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists at Bristol University have managed to grow a living bandage from a patients own stem cells in a bid to heal a common sporting knee injury. ... Read more...

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Lure of reward and fear of failure do constant battle in our brains


October 10th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): A new imaging study has revealed that the battle between lure of reward and fear of failure is rooted in the brains architecture. Neuroscientists at the USC ... Read more...

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