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Gut bugs can foretell severity of heart attacks


January 13th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) The bugs present in the gut can be used to predict a person's chances of a heart attack while manipulating them could help cut down such ... Read more...

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Novel pathway shows promise for new blood pressure treatments


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Increasing certain proteins in the blood vessels of mice, relaxed the vessels, which in turn lowered the animal's blood pressure, researchers have found.The study provides new avenues for ... Read more...

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Cochlear implants ‘less beneficial’ for the elderly


May 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Cochlear implants are less beneficial for older adults as compared to younger patients who have similar levels of hearing impairment before surgery, according to a report.The study has ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for stress-induced high BP identified


November 24th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Does your blood pressure increase in stressful situations? Well, then your phosducin gene could be responsible, says a new study.Researchers at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and the ... Read more...

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Car crashes leading cause of death among kids


October 10th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Car crashes are a leading cause of death among children despite the widespread availability of child safety seats. However, even when provided with free child passenger restraint systems (CPRSs), ... Read more...

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Scientists produce liver cells from patients’ skin cells


October 9th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Scientists have successfully produced liver cells from patients' skin cells, potentially opening the way to treating a range of diseases that affect the liver's functioning. The research team ... Read more...

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Improved car design reduces risk of facial fractures


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Improved design is cutting down the risk of facial fractures in car crashes, according to a new study. Facial trauma is the most common injury among individuals involved ... Read more...

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Air bags and seat belts in vehicles do afford best protection against spinal fractures


January 25th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 25 (ANI): A new study has lent more force to the idea that the combination of air bags and seat belts affords the best protection against spinal fractures sustained ... Read more...

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Proteins that help develop mammalian hearts identified


May 17th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 17 (ANI): Two proteins, called GATA4 and GATA6, in mammalian embryos play a key role in the development of a healthy heart, according to researchers at the Medical ... Read more...

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