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Vaccines for heart attacks to be ready within 5 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Vaccines targeting the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries (plaques) could be available within five years to prevent heart attacks.It would be addressing the actual causes ... Read more...

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Industrialisation contaminating lakes with nitrogen


December 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Generated by industrialisation, nitrogen has been polluting lakes far and wide, some thousands of kilometres from the nearest city. Twenty-five out of the 36 lakes under ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Green process cleans up hazardous textile chemicals


September 27th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A green process can clean up the most hazardous chemicals used in textile dyes, which are dumped into rivers and agricultural land, claims new research.Maria Jonstrup, ... Read more...

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Healthy bacteria could prevent obesity


May 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Healthy gut flora -- microorganisms living in the digestive tract of animals -- can reduce the risk of obesity, a study says.The study, done on rats, ... Read more...

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Climate change strips Arctic of much snow cover


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Climate change is showing its ugly hand in the Arctic -- a much reduced snow cover, shorter winters and thawing tundra.And the changes are taking place ... Read more...

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Partners of cancer patients become ill themselves


March 4th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has found that people who are married to or cohabiting with a cancer patient suffer more illness in the year following their spouse or partner's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Instead of training team leaders, send entire team for management courses


February 5th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that instead of wasting money on expensive courses for team leaders, companies should send the entire team for training to achieve better results.Johan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vikings used glowing ’sunstone’ to navigate on cloudy days


January 31st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): The 'magical' stories about the glowing 'sunstone' that, when held up to the sky, revealed the position of the Sun even on a cloudy day, may all be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female bugs use anti-aphrodisiacs to ward off traumatic sex


September 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The mating process in bed bugs is very painful and traumatic but a new study indicates how females release alarm pheromones to deter this unwanted attention.The results could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazing bird flies 11,000 km nonstop, without food or rest


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) How is it possible to fly 11,000 km without a single break? The bar-tailed godwit does it by consuming only 0.41 percent of its body weight each hour ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rheumatoid arthritis may hamper sex


June 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Sex lives of patients are negatively affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study has found.Results of a French study of 1,271 patients (average age 64, 98 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elin Nordegren Attending College


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Orlando, May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Elin Nordegren is all ready to start her life a fresh. According to the reports, Elin Nordegren has enrolled her name at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Even low alcohol consumption is bad for health


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Low alcohol consumption has a negative impact on overall health, claims a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Cost Effectiveness and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Suicide risk among elderly varies according to sex


September 29th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Elderly men and women show different patterns of suicide, reveals a study.Louise Bradvik and Mats Berglund, from Lund University, Sweden, say that women who have tried to kill ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sulfuric acid may help soot turn into cloud seeds


March 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that as soot particles in the atmosphere age, airborne sulfuric acid may help turn them into condensation nuclei, which enable the ... Read more...

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Scent of a male moth attracts females towards it


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Its the scent of a male moths pheromones that attracts a female towards him, according to a new study.After an analysis of the pheromones used by the ... Read more...

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Certain blood types more susceptible to HIV infection


January 16th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Certain blood types are more susceptible to HIV infection, while others are better at fending it off, according to the latest discovery that could open the way to ... Read more...

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Cell phones shown to impair lab animals’ memory


December 6th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Swedish researchers have found memory impairment in rats exposed to cell phone radiation for two hours every week for more than a year.The rats subjected to a memory ... Read more...

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