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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Some fatty acids can be beneficial too


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Excessive consumption of a fat-rich diet could be fuelling the obesity epidemic in the US and other parts of the world. But not all fats are ... Read more...

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Angler hooks scuba diver instead of fish


August 19th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) An angler on a beach in Britain was thrilled when he hooked something that he thought was a monster of a catch. Little did he realise ... Read more...

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What’s good for women’s heart? Baked mackerel!


May 25th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Postmenopausal women who often consumed baked or broiled fish had a 30 percent lower risk of developing heart failure, as compared to women who seldom ate ... Read more...

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Eating oily fish keeps blindness at bay


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A diet rich in oily fish could hold the key to preventing blindness in the elderly, a study says.The Omega-3 group of fatty acids, found in oily fish ... Read more...

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Goa’s staple ‘Fish curry-rice’ under threat


October 20th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) After a marine biologist warned of a fish famine in the seas off Goa, an official Wednesday said unseasonal rains had hit paddy cultivation in excess of 20 ... Read more...

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Variety in meals hold key to longer life


October 19th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Food containing anti-oxidants, whole grains and vital fatty acids cut the risk of major illnesses like heart disease, Alzheimer's and diabetes, a study shows.Scientists found that the diet ... Read more...

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Goa’s fish knocks on Bengal’s doors!


August 15th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal could soon begin to relish the same fish delicacies which Goa prides in. According to marine scientists in Goa, sardines and mackerels - popularly eaten fish ... Read more...

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Copepods are world’s best animal jumpers


May 12th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Copepods are tiny crustaceans that can accelerate to a speed of 500 body-lengths per second when they perform an escape jump, with greater muscle power than kangaroos, frogs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China creates world’s first genetically modified cow


March 26th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hohhot (China), March 26 (IANS) Chinese scientists have created the world's first genetically modified cow that can give milk rich in Omega-3 fatty acid, Xinhua reported. "Two embryo-cloned and genetically-modified dairy cows were ... Read more...

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High Vitamin D levels in middle-age cut down heart disease risk


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) The middle-aged and the elderly with high vitamin D levels could cut down risks of developing heart disease or diabetes by 43 percent, says a new research. A ... Read more...

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High vitamin D levels ‘reduce older adults’ risk of heart disease, diabetes’


February 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): High levels of vitamin D can reduce elderly people's chances of developing heart disease or diabetes by 43 percent, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.To ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water movements can shape fish evolution


February 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the hydrodynamic environment of fish can shape their physical form and swimming style.Scientists from the University of Minnesota's Institute ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Brits’ new delicacy - cat food!


September 1st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Britons struggling to cope with the ongoing recession are munching on a new delicacy - cat food.Pollack, once popular as a food for cats, has stormed up the ... Read more...

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Eating oily fish may benefit people with age-related macular degeneration


June 9th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Eating oily fish at least twice a week may benefit people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study.Previous studies have already shown that omega-3 fatty ... Read more...

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Eating fatty fish once a week can cut men’s heart failure risk


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Eating salmon or other fatty fish just once a week can help reduce men's risk of heart failure, says a new study.However, the effect of fatty fish and ... Read more...

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No clear evidence that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age


March 9th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, conducted by British researchers, has cast doubt on claims that fish oil can ward off dementia in old age.Initially, data from a trial ... Read more...

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Deepest-ever fish caught alive on camera


October 8th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Researchers have captured on camera the deepest fish caught alive ever, the ghostly snailfish, at the depth of 4.8 miles (7.7 kilometers) beneath the surface of the ... Read more...

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Pub that barters drinks in exchange of rabbits, fish!


August 11th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): A local pub in Cambridge is offering to people a chance to buy drinks in exchange of homegrown fruit, vegetables, and even rabbits and fish.The barter system ... Read more...

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Eating fish may ward off memory loss, stroke in elderly


August 5th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Eating fish may help lower the risk of cognitive decline and stroke in healthy older adults, according to a new study.The study has been published in Neurology.For ... Read more...

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Eat fish to prevent memory loss, stroke in old age


August 5th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Eating tuna and other kinds of fish may help lower risk of memory loss and stroke in healthy older adults, according to a study. For the study, 3,660 ... Read more...

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Omega 3 fatty acids may help protect against asthma


June 24th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School has found that a molecule from omega 3 fatty acids found in ... Read more...

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Too much healthy eating as harmful for kids as too much junk


May 4th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (ANI): Too much junk food is undoubtedly bad for childrens health but too much healthy eating is equally harmful, according to a new study.The study has warned that ... Read more...

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It hurts Dolphins to swim faster than 54kph near the surface


March 29th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): A pair of researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa has discovered that it hurts dolphins to swim faster than about 54 kilometres per hour ... Read more...

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