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Homosexuality is like rape, Polish nurses taught


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Homosexuality is similar to rape and prostitution, says an official teaching guide for Polish students of nursing and midwifery.The teaching books refer to homosexuality as a ... Read more...

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Big B hopes for peace gadget!


July 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The terror attacks in Norway have made megastar Amitabh Bachchan wonder if science and technology can come up with a device that can remove ... Read more...

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Cancer-killing medical ’smart bomb’ comes closer to reality


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists have moved a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells - by developing the world's ... Read more...

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Starfish’s ’slimy goo’ may cure inflammation


December 10th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Starfish could hold the key to new treatment for inflammatory conditions such as asthma, hay fever and arthritis, believe scientists.The species they are interested in is the spiny ... Read more...

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Testosterone protects against heart disease, death


October 20th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Aggressive men with higher testosterone levels are less likely to die of heart disease, says a new study. Medical scientists who followed 930 men diagnosed with coronary ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Stem cell capsules may help mend broken bones


February 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): French and Australian scientists have come up with a new way of delivering stem cells that could one day lead to a single injection to mend broken or ... Read more...

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Battle for tiger tops global conservation for 2010


January 4th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) The battle to save the tiger from extinction is set to be scaled up this year after the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) placed the Asian big ... Read more...

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Revolutionary surgery may cure high blood pressure


December 28th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) British medical scientists have demonstrated a revolutionary new operation that can effectively "cure" persistent high blood pressure and takes under an hour to carry out. The surgery, described as ... Read more...

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The first complete human epigenome mapped


October 15th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute have released the first study that maps a human epigenome, showing how the genome is regulated in developed cells.The study is the ... Read more...

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Increased hormone levels boost performance under stress


August 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Increased levels of a hormone-Dehydroepiandrosterone, or "DHEA" as it is commonly known- can boost a person's performance under conditions of extreme stress, such as those regularly experienced by ... Read more...

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British scientists devise test to identify best AIDS vaccines


April 27th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) British medical scientists have devised a test to identify the best potential AIDS vaccines, a newspaper reported Monday. Early results suggest the test is able to detect not only ... Read more...

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Scientists switch off nerves to treat high blood pressure


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Medical scientists have pioneered a breakthrough that dramatically deflates high blood pressure, based on a new catheter-based treatment for the life-threatening condition. The results of this highly anticipated ... Read more...

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Indian breakthrough: ’superpill’ halves heart attack, stroke risks


March 31st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 31 (IANS) Indian medical scientists have announced a major breakthrough by developing a six-in-one pill that can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke and ... Read more...

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Why were three vaccine plants shut, apex court asks Ramadoss


February 20th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked Union Health Minister A. Ramadoss to explain his decision to suddenly close down three crucial vaccine producing units, including a 103-year-old anti-rabies ... Read more...

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Synthetic skin to be mass produced for burn victims


December 10th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) A synthetic skin as good as the natural one is likely to be mass produced, thanks to a new technique pioneered by German scientists.The good news is that ... Read more...

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Fully automated process to improve production of artificial skin devised


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Taking a giant step in growing artificial tissue, scientists have devised a fully automated process, which could revolutionise the production of the non-natural skin.Making use of such ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to male baldness found


October 16th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Researchers have found two DNA variants in Caucasian men that could be linked to higher risk of male pattern baldness. Male pattern baldness is the most common form ... Read more...

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Cocoa compounds may help ward off dementia, stroke


August 19th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that cocoa flavanols, the naturally occurring compounds in cocoa, may increase blood flow to the brain, thus offering future potential for dementia ... Read more...

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Punjab is fast heading towards ecological disaster: Scholars


August 6th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Aug.6 (ANI): Adistinguished group of environmentalists, agriculturalists, social scientists, medical scientists, religious heads and academicians havewarned that Punjab is fast heading towards an ecological disaster. Participatingindaylong Bhagat Puran Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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Block brain enzyme to reduce waistline


May 8th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Just by blocking a brain enzyme, medical scientists reduced appetite and prompted weight loss, even as the blockage improved the body's ability to handle blood sugar levels. "We ... Read more...

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Researchers design ’smart bomb’ to fight infections


May 1st, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1(IANS) Medical scientists have developed "smart bomb" technology to fight infections more effectively and quickly, sans side effects. The technology can create new treatments for influenza and other communicable diseases, ... Read more...

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Hybrid device combines merits of hearing aids, implants


April 28th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new hybrid device combining hearing aid and cochlear implant designed for patients who can benefit from both is under evaluation by medical scientists. The crossbreed device, called ... Read more...

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