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Are diet soft drinks invitation to heart attacks?


February 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) People who consume diet soft drinks daily could be unwittingly inviting strokes and heart attacks.Conversely, taking them in moderation don't seem to perk chances of vascular ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash: If only it had been Monday


September 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The plane crash that led to the loss of 19 lives Sunday might have been averted had it been Monday, sorrowing relatives and friends feel.A steady ... Read more...

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Omega-3 in seafood may protect seniors’ eyes


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that omega-3 fatty acids in fish and other seafood have eye-protective effects.Researchers at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, wanted to ... Read more...

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Insulin resistance may be linked to stroke risk


October 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, is associated with ... Read more...

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People with cancer history prone to memory impairment


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new large-scale research has proved that people who have had cancer are 40 percent more vulnerable to experience memory problems that interfere with daily functioning than those ... Read more...

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Successful islet isolation process makes diabetics insulin independent


June 4th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A team of researchers has found a way to isolate pancreatic islet cells from brain dead donors. These cells when received by three type 1-diabetes patients made them ... Read more...

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New gene linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk identified


April 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A gene that appears to increase a person's risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease has been identified by researchers.The research will be presented as part of the late-breaking ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene linked to rare form of progressive hearing loss in males


December 18th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18(ANI): Scientists have identified a gene associated with a rare form of progressive deafness in males.Seemingly, the gene, PRPS1, is significant for inner ear development and maintenance.The gene is associated ... Read more...

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Swimmers at public beaches at risk of staph infections: Study


February 14th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): People who like to go to public ocean beaches for swimming may increase their risk for potential staph infections, say researchers. This finding is based on a ... Read more...

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MRI brain scans may offer accurate, early Alzhimers diagnosis


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A study has lent some force to the suggestion that MRI scans, which detect shrinkage in specific regions of the mid-brain, can accurately diagnose Alzheimers disease before ... Read more...

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Polymorphisms in two genes cause susceptibility to major depressive disorder


May 30th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 30 (ANI): While not much has been known about major depressive disorder, researchers have now found that polymorphisms in two inflammation-related genes are responsible for susceptibility to major ... Read more...

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Family study gives more evidence to link between pesticides, Parkinson’s


March 28th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): A new family study has given more support to the belief that theres a link between pesticide exposure and the neurological disorder Parkinsons.The study, by researchers from ... Read more...

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Even minor plaque build-up in artery quadruples stroke, heart attack risk


March 20th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Hispanics who have even a small amount of plaque build-up in the neck artery that supplies blood to the brain are ... Read more...

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