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Now, a blood test to spot ectopic pregnancy


October 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists are developing a blood test for ectopic pregnancies, which could help save the fertility of thousands of women.It would enable the life-threatening condition to be diagnosed within ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware: Eating saturated fat can damage your sperm


October 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Men who consume a lot of saturated and mono-unsaturated fat -- found in products like sausages, butter and olive oil -- are likely to have a lower sperm ... Read more...

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‘Freeze your ovaries for healthy babies later’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Women in their twenties should freeze parts of their ovaries so they can have children much later in life, says a fertility expert.Sherman Silber, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Eating a lot of saturated fat could damage your sperm: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): New research by experts at Harvard Medical School in the US suggests that men who eat a lot of saturated fat could be damaging their sperm.The researchers found ... Read more...

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New IVF test trebles chance of healthy baby


October 27th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) An in vitro fertilisation (IVF) test that trebles a woman's chances of having a healthy baby has been developed by scientists.IVF is a process by which egg cells ... Read more...

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Chocolate milk the best bet for post-exercise recovery


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Drinking chocolate milk after a workout offers advantages for post-exercise performance and muscle repair, new research suggests.In a series of four studies, presented at the American College of ... Read more...

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Simon Bolivar may have died due to poison and not tuberculosis


May 5th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A John Hopkins doctor has raised the issue of whether the death of Simon Bolivar was due to tuberculosis or whether he died because of poisoning. Dr. ... Read more...

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Don’t be ‘under confident’ with respect to China: IAF chief


November 13th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik Friday downplayed China's sale of fighter jets to Pakistan and said there was no need to be "under ... Read more...

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White wine can cut IVF success


October 21st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Just a few glasses of white wine a week can reduce women's chances of a successful IVF, according to a new study.What's more, men can reduce their hopes ... Read more...

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Exercising more an effective way to ease backache


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Exercising more is an effective way of easing chronic backache, according to a new study. A University of Alberta (U-A) study involving 240 men and women with chronic lower-back ... Read more...

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Frequent exercise helps ease chronic backache


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that frequent exercising can help alleviate chronic lower back pain.The University of Alberta researchers showed that those who worked out four days a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caffeine can ease exercise-induced asthma symptoms


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Caffeine taken within an hour of exercise can reduce symptoms of exercise induced asthma (EIA), characterised by shortness of breath during sustained aerobic activity. A large dose equal to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Caffeine may help reduce exercise-induced asthma symptoms


May 31st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Intake of caffeine within an hour of exercise can reduce the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma (EIA), according to a study.In the study, researchers at Indiana University found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cherry juice could be the new sports drink


May 29th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Natural anti-inflammatory power of tart cherries may help ease the pain for people who run, says a new study.The research from Oregon Health & Science University, which has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Does massage after exercise really improve blood flow?


May 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Does massage after exercise really improve blood flow to the muscle and remove lactic acid and other waste products from the body? The answer is no, and to ... Read more...

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Massage after exercise impairs blood flow to the muscle


May 8th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): If you think that massage after exercise improves blood flow to the muscle, better think again, for a study conducted by Canadian scientists at Queen's University suggests the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fat women at increased miscarriage risk


November 14th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Women whore overweight are at an increased risk of miscarrying a perfectly healthy baby, a shocking new research has found.According to the study, when it comes to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IVF does not raise breast cancer risk


November 12th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has dispelled fears that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may elevate womens risk of developing breast cancer.The nationwide study in the Netherlands found that the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tomatoes can help treat endometriosis


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): An antioxidant present in tomatoes can help treat common causes of abdominal pain such as internal scarring after surgery and endometriosis, a study has shown.Endometriosis is a ... Read more...

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New IVF technique could double baby chances


November 11th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers at the Oxford University claim to have developed a new IVF screening technique that could double the success rates for some women.Defects in the number of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Bat-faced’ Kidman needs to keep off the botox: Expert


March 13th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Mar 13 (ANI): Despite Nicole Kidman insisting otherwise, a leading Canadian expert says that the actress is using botox to keep her porcelain skin wrinkle free. And, Dr Martin Braun insisted ... Read more...

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Daily sex can boost men’s sperm count


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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