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Sustained drinking may lead to early stroke: New study


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) People taking three or more alcoholic drinks in daily life may be at a higher risk of stroke earlier in life than those who do not ... Read more...

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Baby’s cancer removed while in mother’s womb


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) An unborn baby girl in the US was detected with an extremely rare cancerous tumour in the mouth, but doctors successfully removed it in one of ... Read more...

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Bestselling teen novels bristle with swear words


May 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Bestselling authors of teen literature often have their rich, attractive and popular characters spout swear words and profanities, a new study finds. Sarah Coyne, professor at ... Read more...

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Extra selenium can spur type-2 diabetes risk


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have sounded warning bells over high consumption of supplements of selenium, a mineral found in soil and foods, as it can spur increased type-2 ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan may suffer mental problems


December 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) At least one in five British soldiers -- or 20 percent -- serving in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness after leaving the battlefield, a ... Read more...

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Anxiety leads teenagers to harm themselves


November 18th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) In what is being termed the "most comprehensive study" into the problem, a 16-year survey has found that teenagers who suffer from depression or anxiety deliberately ... Read more...

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High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s


September 13th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) People with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study says."We found that high cholesterol levels were significantly related to brain ... Read more...

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12,000 dead in seven years of Iraqi bombings


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 3 (IANS/AKI) Over 12,000 civilians and some 200 coalition soldiers died in suicide bombings in Iraq between 2003 and 2010, says a new report.Medical journal The Lancet said ... Read more...

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Dementia linked to midlife weight crisis


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people who are overweight or obese in midlife have 80 pc higher risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia in ... Read more...

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Too little or too much sleep linked with cognitive decline


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Middle-aged adults who sleep too less or too much may be more likely to suffer cognitive decline, a study suggests.According to the study, less than ... Read more...

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Major breakthrough in preventing premature birth


April 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 07 (ANI): A groundbreaking clinical study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women each year shows that the rate of early preterm delivery in women ... Read more...

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Japan ill equipped for post-quake health crisis


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.22 (ANI): Japan is unprepared and ill equipped to face the post earthquake-cum-tsunami health crisis, says medical journal The Lancet.According to the journal, rural parts of the earthquake-struck region are facing ... Read more...

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Depression, age, medical problems linked to dependence post stroke


March 15th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who have stroke are more likely to be dependent if they are depressed, older or have other medical problems."Post-stroke depression is ... Read more...

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Simple blood test to detect Down’s syndrome cuts miscarriage risk


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple blood test to check unborn children for Down's syndrome, which would save pregnant women from undergoing invasive examinations that risk losing their baby. ... Read more...

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Adults with large waistlines, high blood pressure ‘at high risk for memory loss’


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that older people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at a higher ... Read more...

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Women aged 35 ‘are six times more likely to suffer fertility problems’


January 28th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Doctors have warned couples not to leave it too late to try for a baby as it can lead to fertility problems in women.With more and more women ... Read more...

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Deep brain stimulation may control hard-to-treat BP


January 25th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new case study has found that deep brain stimulation may help control hard-to-treat blood pressure.Researchers in Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, UK, studied a man who received a ... Read more...

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People with HIV ‘three times more likely to have a stroke’


January 20th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): People infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be up to three times more likely to have a stroke compared to those not affected with HIV, new research ... Read more...

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Second-hand Smoke To Be Banned In Cars Carrying Kids?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has indicated that children can become vulnerable to second hand smoke while they are in a car. The researchers also think that irrespective ... Read more...

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Prozac Shows Promise In Treating Stroke Patients, New Study Says


January 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that the well known antidepressant drug Prozac when given to patients undergoing a stroke, may help them in getting more control ... Read more...

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Breast cancer campaign ‘diverting attention’


January 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): The high-profile awareness campaign about breast cancer is diverting attention from other types of cancer, says a leading cancer specialist.The breast cancer lobby's 'pink steamroller' has diverted public ... Read more...

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Women at higher genetic risk for multiple sclerosis: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new research has found that women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have a gene associated with multiple sclerosis than men with the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Child neglect as harmful as physical or sexual abuse: Study


December 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): An Australian study has pointed out that child neglect could be as harmful to children's cognitive development as physical and sexual abuse.Ryan Mills, a paediatrician and co-author of ... Read more...

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Study: Aspirin cuts cancer risk by 20%


December 8th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has determined that the humble aspirin cuts cancer risk. The results of the study were published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’.In this ... Read more...

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Painkiller ziconotide ‘may trigger suicidal ideation’


November 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): The active agent ziconotide, the synthetic toxin of the cone snail (Conus magus), is apparently responsible for patients committing suicide.Christoph Maier, of the Ruhr University and colleagues have ... Read more...

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Poverty ‘ups risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that living in a deprived area increases the risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys.The Cardiff University study, which focused ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People with stroke ‘more likely to die if hospitalised on a weekend’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): You may survive a stroke on a weekday, but if it's a weekend, your chances are grim.A new study states that people admitted to the hospital on a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deadliest form of malaria can be wiped out in a decade


October 31st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) The deadliest type of malaria could be wiped out in most parts of the world in 10 to 15 years, scientists are predicting on the basis of data ... Read more...

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Walking at least 6 miles per week ‘can reduce Alzheimer’s risk’


October 14th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Want to keep your brain sharp in old age? Well, go for a stroll then, for a new study suggests that walking at least six miles per week ... Read more...

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Women with epilepsy ‘more likely to experience infertility’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new research in India has revealed that women with epilepsy may be more likely to experience infertility.The study found that women with epilepsy experienced infertility at more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Old age may not have role in why people become forgetful


September 16th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Old age may not be to blame for older people becoming forgetful, a recent study reveals.It suggests that the same brain lesions that are associated with dementia are ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men have more memory problems than women


September 7th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Men are known to have problems remembering birthdays and anniversaries while women don't. And, now it's official, says a new study, which found that the instance of mild ... Read more...

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Israeli scientists find HIV cure: Journal


September 5th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 5 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, Israeli scientists have developed a method that can wipe out HIV infected cells without affecting the healthy ones but it will be a while ... Read more...

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Kicking during sleep signals Parkinson’s risk


July 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Kicking in sleep could mean you are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's, scientists warn. They say it could signal a higher risk up to 50 years before ... Read more...

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Certain epilepsy drugs may increase suicide risk


July 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A new study shows that only certain epilepsy drugs may increase the risk of suicide.Newer drugs with a higher risk of causing depression than other epilepsy drugs, ... Read more...

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