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Breast fed kids to develop nut allergies


July 13th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO marries longtime girlfriend


May 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg has added a new post to his timeline. He and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan have tied the knot.The Facebook co-founder and chief executive ... Read more...

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Da Vinci’s to-do list to be displayed


April 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A list of Leonardo da Vinci's "things to do", including reminders for works like "observe a brain", is all set to be publicly displayed at Buckingham ... Read more...

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80 percent of Jakarta adults had Hepatitis A


November 11th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) About 80 percent of Jakarta's adult residents were once infected with Hepatitis A, an expert says."We did research on Jakarta's adult residents and about 80 percent ... Read more...

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Stem cells may help treat aggressive multiple sclerosis


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Replacing bone marrow with the body's own stem cells may hold some hope for patients with aggressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a long-term Greek study.For ... Read more...

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US builder survives being shot in the face by nail gun


December 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): An American man, who is a builder, has revealed the lucky escape he had when he was shot in the face by a nail gun.Victor Benavidez, 28, ... Read more...

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Chocolate may ease symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome


November 25th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Dark chocolate may ease the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, says a new research.It is characterised by extreme, persistent fatigue for six months or more with other ... Read more...

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Retirement age of faculty doctors to be raised: Azad


November 24th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 24 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday announced that the Central Government is considering the possibility of raising the retirement age of faculty doctors ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s cancer fight boosts screenings among women


September 29th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Late reality star Jade Goody's public battle with cervical cancer has led to a dramatic rise in the number of women going for screenings.Experts at Warwick Medical ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s girlfriend Priscilla Chan is the cynosure of all eyes


September 24th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in love with Priscilla Chan and the couple reportedly met when Zuckerberg was waiting to use the lavatory when he attended ... Read more...

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Repeated exposure to dental X-rays ups thyroid cancer risk


June 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Repeated exposure to dental X-rays increases thyroid cancer risk, a new study has revealed.Analysing 313 cancer patients, scientists from Brighton, Cambridge and Kuwait found the chances of developing ... Read more...

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Mexico busts gang that kidnapped doctors


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), March 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican soldiers arrested five men accused of belonging to a kidnapping ring that targeted doctors in this northern border city, authorities said. The suspects were captured ... Read more...

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Fraud doctor arrested for cheating over 100 people


February 19th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A medical school dropout who posed as a senior doctor of one of the main state-run hospitals of the capital was Friday arrested for duping over 100 ... Read more...

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Study maps acupuncture’s effects on the brain


February 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study about the effects of acupuncture on the brain may shed light on the complex mechanisms of this Eastern healing technique.Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese method ... Read more...

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People over 50 vulnerable to copper toxicity


January 21st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) High levels of copper and iron, beneficial to people in the reproductive age, may actually damage cells in older people, leading to Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and other ... Read more...

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Casual sex is not damaging


December 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Young adults engaging in casual sex don't seem to be at increased risk for harmful psychological outcomes as compared to sexually active young adults in more committed relationships, ... Read more...

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Too much selenium can increase cholesterol levels


November 13th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Taking excess of selenium, an essential mineral, in your diet can increase your cholesterol by almost 10 percent. Selenium is a trace mineral with anti-oxidant properties. The body naturally ... Read more...

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US med students leaking confidential info about patients online


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Facing problems recalling your medical history? Well, then try Facebook.Some 13 per cent of US medical schools have had cases of medical students posting unprofessional content ... Read more...

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Bladder cancer stem cell discovered


August 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Stanford's School of Medicine researchers have identified the first human bladder cancer stem cell."This is first time we've found this 'don't eat me signal' in a stem cell ... Read more...

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Being careful about the future is in our genes


May 28th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Humans are genetically programmed to care about the long-term future, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr Peter Sozou, of the University of Warwick's Medical School and the London School of ... Read more...

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Elderly need more sun to reduce risk of heart disease, diabetes


May 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) More time in the sunshine could help older people cut down the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes. Exposure to sunlight stimulates vitamin D production in the skin. ... Read more...

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Weight loss competitions really do work


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that weight loss competitions prove effective in fight against obesity.The research team led by Rena Wing from Brown University evaluated the Shape Up ... Read more...

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Alcoholism drug may curb urges of kleptomaniacs


April 1st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A drug commonly used for treating alcoholism and drug addiction has been found to curb the compulsive behaviour of kleptomaniacs, say researchers.The research team from the Medical School's ... Read more...

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Physics, maths to provide cutting edge to cancer research


January 31st, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Physics and mathematics will provide the cutting edge to ongoing cancer research and help oncologists unravel how tumours develop and can be halted.Traditional approaches like looking at a ... Read more...

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The Duchess of Cornwall plans to take up pilates or Tai Chi to keep osteoporosis at bay


November 22nd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The Duchess of Cornwall is planning to take up pilates or Tai Chi to protect herself from osteoporosis.Camilla Parker, 61 has urged the women over the age ... Read more...

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Now, a mobile urinal for golfers


November 13th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, November 13 (ANI): Golfers may not find any interruptions during the play due to the call of nature, for a New York-born urologist has come up with a mobile ... Read more...

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Trial drug slows age-related macular degeneration in mice


October 10th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study in mice has shown that retinylamine a trial drug that has been tested in a medical school lab markedly slows the progression of age-related ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Not enough sleep linked to increased obesity risk globally


May 2nd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): No matter which part of the world you live in, if you dont get enough of sleep, theres a fair chance you are going to put on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Key markers of high risk of type 2 diabetes identified


April 26th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers from University of Warwick have discovered certain key markers that may help identify a far greater number of people who are at a high risk of ... Read more...

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Men must take note of studies linking obesity and erectile dysfunction risks


March 10th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 10 (ANI): An Adelaide University expert says that fat men must take note of studies that have suggested that obesity increases the risk of erectile dysfunction.Professor Gary Wittert, the ... Read more...

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