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She fights genetic disorder with art (Feature)

September 24th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) It is 11 a.m. on a breezy September morning. Meryl Sarah speedily moves her wheelchair towards her drawing room where several of her glass paintings ... Read more...

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Culprit gene behind Alzheimer’s identified

January 13th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) There is cheering news for Alzheimer's patients and people with Down's syndrome as Canadian researchers have identified the gene that destroys brain cells in these diseases.According ... Read more...

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Air pollution linked with increased risk of suicide

July 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A new study in South Korea suggests that air pollution doesn't just make it hard to breathe - it may also push people to take their own lives.Chang ... Read more...

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Why Huntington’s disease symptoms take so long to appear

February 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new Canadian study has discovered a protective pathway in the brain that could help explain why Huntington's disease (HS) symptoms take so long to appear.HD is hereditary ... Read more...

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Cure for multiple sclerosis now possible

August 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Canadian researchers have successfully reversed multiple sclerosis in rodents, spelling hope for humans. Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease in which the body's own immune response attacks the central ... Read more...

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Diabetes linked to mental deterioration

January 5th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alberta say that diabetics may find their mental abilities slowing down soon after the disease appears.Their conclusion is based on a study, ... Read more...

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Compounds that prevent nerve damage in Alzheimer’’s disease identified

September 24th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): In a study on fruit-flies, Duke University Medical Center scientists have found that a class of compounds, called transglutaminase inhibitors, could be used to develop better drugs ... Read more...

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