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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Eco-tourism can stress wild orangutans


March 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Wild orangutans can become stressed in the presence of eco-tourists over time. But they remain relatively less affected than other animals that show signs of chronic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study sheds light on RNA ‘on/off switches’


February 14th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A recent study has shed new light on a molecular switch that turns genes on or off in response to a cell's energy needs.Scientists from The Scripps Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How pure is your pomegranate juice?


November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Do you think that the bottle of pomegranate juice you recently picked up from a store is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits? You may be wrong, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CGF confirms Sri Lankan boxer failed drug test


October 25th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi, who won gold in the 56 kg category at the Commonwealth Games, was Monday confirmed as the fifth athlete to fail drug ... Read more...

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Five-minute test can tell parents if kids use cocaine


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Scientists have developed a low cost drugs test which takes five minutes to tell parents whether their kids are snorting cocaine or cannabis. The disposable drugs test relies ... Read more...

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Why you shouldn’t light up right after waking up


June 8th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): People taking their first puff minutes after waking up have significantly higher cotinine levels than those who wait to smoke, irrespective of the number of cigarettes smoked, new ... Read more...

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How lithium helps treat bipolar disorders


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): American researchers have made an advance towards uncovering lithium's mode of action as it treats bipolar disorders.The new research has provided solid evidence that lithium reduces brain inflammation ... Read more...

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Soon, clinical treatment for cocaine toxicity


April 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new American research promises an advanced and effective therapy for cocaine toxicity.Scientists have developed and tested a modified enzyme that can break down cocaine into inactive products ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New test for early diagnosis of osteoarthritis


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington April 23 (ANI): Scientists have identified novel ways of measuring biological markers in the blood, which could be used to diagnose osteoarthritis earlier.The new biochemical test called metabolomics allows the scientists ... Read more...

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Exploring enigmatic coneflower’s origins may help treat human ailments


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A scientist is helping to sort through the jumbled origins of Echinacea, the coneflower known for its blossoms, which has the potential for treating infections, inflammation, and other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urine test may help diagnose pneumonia early


December 10th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A discovery could help design a urine test to diagnose community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), a difficult-to-diagnose disease and the sixth leading cause of death in the US. The test ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking early in the morning ‘ups lung cancer risk’


December 4th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Smokers who light up immediately after waking up may be at higher risk of lung cancer than those who wait, regardless of the number of cigarettes smoked, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People with migraine more prone to hangover headaches


October 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 19 (ANI): Those suffering from migraine are more vulnerable to alcohol-induced headaches, according to a study.Michael Oshinsky, Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers more vulnerable to hangover


October 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Migraine sufferers may be more vulnerable to an alcohol-induced headache after a night of drinking, according to researchers. Until now, studying the mechanism behind migraine and other forms ... Read more...

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Drug that reverses resistance to chemotherapy identified


September 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time shown that inhibiting the action of an enzyme called TAK-1 could make pancreatic cancer cells sensitive to chemotherapy, paving the way for ... Read more...

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Smoking ban can help waiters to quit smoking


September 11th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Smoking ban in public places such as bars and restaurants also encourages those working in these places to kick the butt, finds a new study.The research led by ... Read more...

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Soon, simple urine test to predict patients’ responses to drugs


August 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A simple urine test may soon help predict patients' response to particular drugs, say researchers.The research team from Imperial College London and Pfizer Research and Development showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress, dieting may lead to positive cannabis test


August 10th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that stress and dieting can lead to a positive cannabis test long after the drug was last used.Lead researcher Jonathon Arnold, from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists uncover mechanism that may help fight birth defects


June 10th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): In what may offer clues to birth defects, scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have shown that retinoic acid-a metabolite produced from vitamin A (retinol)-controls the ... Read more...

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Mice become super fat burners upon inserting molecular shunt into their livers


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have shown that mice can be made to burn more fat by inserting a molecular shunt into their livers.The ... Read more...

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Simple urine test may help predict lung cancer risk in smokers


April 20th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A simple urine test could predict if a smoker is at the risk of developing lung cancer or not, according to a new study.Lung cancer afflicts some smokers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How roughage keeps colon cancer at bay


April 14th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A high-fiber diet has long been considered beneficial in staving off colon cancer. Now, researchers at Medical College of Georgia have found that roughage keeps the disease at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the body clock controls metabolism and ageing


March 20th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): In a study on mice, a team of scientists have found how the biological circadian clock mechanism in animals corresponds with processes that control aging and metabolism. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method to spot a heart attack soon after it occurs


September 3rd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, have developed a new method for early detection of a heart attack metabolite profiling.To test the method, Robert Gerszten and colleagues ... Read more...

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Red wine can keep breast cancer at bay


July 7th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that resveratrol, a chemical commonly found in red wine may help prevent breast cancer.During the study, Eleanor G. Rogan, Ph.D., a professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heres how metabolism varies between populations


April 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): An unusual study of frozen urine samples has shed new light on the diversity of human metabolism across the globe, say researchers at Imperial College London.Two researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Apples, apple juice may help keep colon cancer at bay


March 27th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Listening to your mother and eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away seems to be a really good idea, for a new study has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists discover how DDT metabolite disrupts breast cancer cells


February 14th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Researchers at Universite Laval and Institut national de Sante Publique in Quebec, Canada have discovered the mechanism through which the main metabolite of the insecticide DDT leads to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

100% of people have at least one type of pesticide in their body


January 6th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Radiology and Physical Medicine at the University of Granada , have discovered the presence of at least one kind of persistent organic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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