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Omega-3 fatty acid boosts brainpower


June 29th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA in fish boosts our memory and brainpower, says a study.Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team from the University of ... Read more...

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Bachchans upset with morphed pictures of newborn


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Pictures of Aishwarya Rai and her newborn baby girl have been doing the rounds on the internet. However, Ash's father-in-law, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and ... Read more...

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Tickling brain part boosts memory cells


September 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Electrically tickling a specific brain part stimulates production of new cells that enhance memory and cognition, says a new Canadian research."DBS (deep brain stimulation) has been ... Read more...

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Cocktail of cheap drugs can prevent Alzheimer’s?


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A low-cost diabetes drug taken with a red wine 'miracle pill' could prevent millions from suffering the agony of Alzheimer's, suggests new research.The two-in-one cocktail could keep the ... Read more...

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Cocktail of cheap drugs ‘could prevent Alzheimer’s disease’


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A cheap diabetes drug taken with a red wine 'miracle pill' could prevent Alzheimer's disease.British doctors at Dundee University believe the two-in-one cocktail could keep the brain healthy ... Read more...

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The reason behind mildness of 2009 H1N1 pandemic


June 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers from Hong Kong have unveiled a new theory to explain why swine flu infections in 2009 turned out to be so mild.And they have said that prior ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic mapping shows how staph infections disrupt immune system


July 14th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Researchers have used genetic mapping to explain how the human immune system is programmed to respond to Staphylococcus aureus infections.Infectious disease specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have ... Read more...

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Transplant drug can boost immune response


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Emory Vaccine Centre have discovered that a transplant drug called rapamycin can stimulate immune memory, which enables the immune system to respond faster and stronger ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in AIDS as virus’s hiding places found


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for AIDS cure, Canadian scientists have finally found where the HIV virus hides in the human body to become impervious to medical treatment. This breakthrough ... Read more...

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New study warns over pandemic flu vaccine 6-month time lag


April 28th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned.Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant ... Read more...

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Pandemic flu vaccine may take 6 more months, say scientists


April 28th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned.Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant ... Read more...

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Decoding how cell memory helps immune system fend off invasions


January 25th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Resarchers are close to decoding the mystery of how immune cells fend off infections by remembering and recognising the nature of invading pathogens.Their key finding is that a ... Read more...

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1918 influenza pandemic survivors may have developed lifetime immunity


August 18th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): People who survived through 1918 influenza pandemic may have developed immunity to the virus behind it for the rest of their lives, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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3 billion-yr-old microcrystals provide new record of planetary evolution


March 4th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): An international research team has discovered three-billion-year-old zircon microcrystals in northern Ontario in Canada, which are proving to be a new record of the processes that form continents ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover protein that fights immunodeficiency


March 4th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
London, March 4 (ANI): A team of researchers from the US and Canadian has uncovered how a protein in some peoples DNA guards them against killer infections like HIV.The researchers insist that ... Read more...

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