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New technique diagnoses brain cancers non-invasively


January 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) A new technique diagnoses brain tumours non-invasively, eliminating the need for surgery in patients whose tumours are located in areas too dangerous for biopsy. The new ... Read more...

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How quickly you learn those dance moves may be in your genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Do you find it easy to pick up a dance move or are you the kind with two left feet? Either way, you have your genes to thank ... Read more...

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How pure is your pomegranate juice?


November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Do you think that the bottle of pomegranate juice you recently picked up from a store is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits? You may be wrong, ... Read more...

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Is your pomegranate juice adulterated?


November 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants and good for health. But is the bottled juice you purchased real or adulterated? A US scientist is now studying samples from ... Read more...

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New brain research could lead to schizophrenia treatment


October 1st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): New research has revealed that two neurotransmitters-dopamine and glutamate-are abnormal in people with psychotic illness, including schizophrenia.Among many other things, these chemicals play a role in cognitive functions, ... Read more...

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Indian-American explores how ageing impacts bones


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new study, led by an Indian American, has paved the way for atomic-level explorations on how disease and ageing affect the bone. "If people think of bone at ... Read more...

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Pancreatic fat levels could help predict diabetes


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Pancreatic fat levels may help predict diabetes, say scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center who are the first in the U.S. to use an imaging technique called magnetic ... Read more...

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Booze gives one a high in 6 minutes flat


June 16th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Alcohol can get to a person's head in just six minutes after taking a drink, according to researchers in Heidelberg.Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), the scientists have shown ... Read more...

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Snoring more dangerous for brain function than previously thought


June 4th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): While snoring has been linked to learning impairment, stroke and premature death, researchers at The University of New South Wales (UNSW) now say that snoring linked with sleep ... Read more...

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Snoring due to sleep apnea can damage brain severely


May 18th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Snoring due sleep apnea may impair brain function in a much worse way than previously thought, according to a new study. Sufferers of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) experience ... Read more...

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Moderate calorie restriction found to cause temporal changes in liver metabolism


May 5th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study on obese patients has revealed that moderate calorie restriction causes temporal changes in the liver and skeletal muscle metabolism, while moderate weight loss affects muscle.Led ... Read more...

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Structure of key Ebola protein discovered


January 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists at Iowa State University have come a step closer to finding how to counter the Ebola virus.They have now unfolded the structure from a key part ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in studying protein structures in humans


August 18th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): University of Illinois researchers have come up with an improved technique that can make help study forms and functions of certain proteins in the human body faster ... Read more...

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Mating pheromone in worms also act as a cue for hibernation


July 25th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London. July 25 (ANI): Worms not only use pheromones to send mating signals to each other, but as it turns out, they use it the complex chemical code as a cur ... Read more...

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Now, a handheld scanner that zooms in on disease


July 9th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): US scientists have invented a handheld nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) scanner that can facilitate the diagnoses of diseases and identification of pathogens. Ralph Weissleder at Harvard Medical ... Read more...

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Heres how metabolism varies between populations


April 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): An unusual study of frozen urine samples has shed new light on the diversity of human metabolism across the globe, say researchers at Imperial College London.Two researchers, ... Read more...

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Key link between brain molecule and pain found


March 13th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Researchers have identified a key link between pain and a brain molecule that offers new insights into fibromyalgia, a baffling chronic pain condition. Researchers found that in fibromyalgia, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover chemical signature of manic depression


February 6th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A team of British and American researchers have taken another step forward in the fight against manic depression with the discovery that people suffering from the disorder have ... Read more...

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