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Kids with low vitamin D levels more susceptible to anemia


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that low vitamin D levels in kids may cause anemia, a severe condition of which leads to damage of vital organs by depriving ... Read more...

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Some bacteria ‘go to sleep to hide from antibiotics’


April 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by going off the grid and hiding until it is safe to come out again, according to a new study.The study, led ... Read more...

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Some bugs doze off to outwit antibiotics


April 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Some bacteria go off to "sleep" to prevent themselves from being attacked by antibiotics which can fight only those bugs which are metabolically active.A new research, ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to high BP, stiffer arteries


April 4th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): People with lower levels of vitamin D are more likely to have stiffer arteries and an inability of blood vessels to relax, according to a new study.The findings ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotube device can rapidly diagnose cancer, HIV


March 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Engineers have developed a new device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample.This breakthrough could potentially allow doctors to determine whether cancer has spread from ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels associated with allergies in children


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies.Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva ... Read more...

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Chemical compounds in trees can fight deadly MRSA


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher has found an antibiotic in the Eastern Red Cedar tree that is effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-a 'superbug' that is resistant to ... Read more...

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Instructions on over-the-counter medicines for kids found to be ‘confusing’


December 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that instructions on boxes and bottles of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for children in the United States are confusing and hard for parents to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking parents might up risk of heart diseases in kids: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Parents who smoke at home may place their children at risk for cardiovascular diseases, according to a new research.Smoking parents can put children at risk of oxidative ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rat-implanted biofuel-cell to power devices via body fluids


September 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): A newly-developed fuel cell is changing how alternative energy is derived from biofuels- the implanted device draws power from chemicals in living animals.Dubbed a glucose biofuel ... Read more...

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Compounds in non-stick cookware linked to elevated cholesterol in kids, teens


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics are prone to ... Read more...

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‘Lab on a chip’ micro rheometer to improve viscosity tests dramatically


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created a miniature device that can make complex viscosity measurements on sample sizes as small as a ... Read more...

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Bottled water ‘not safe for drinking’


May 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has found high level of bacteria in bottled water in Canada.The Montreal study showed that heterotrophic bacteria counts, in more than 70 percent of bottled ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels linked to lower lung function in asthmatic kids


April 16th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Low levels of vitamin D are linked to lower lung function and greater medication use in children with asthma, according to a study.Researchers, led by Dr. Daniel Searing ... Read more...

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Now, home fertility tests for men


March 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Home fertility tests aren't just for women anymore - a new device that checks a man's sperm count has now been developed.The new home test kit, developed by ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher on trial for pricking 63 students aged 3-6 years


March 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): A 22-year-old kindergarten teacher in China has reportedly confessed to pricking 63 students, aged between 3 and 6 years with a syringe as a method to discipline ... Read more...

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Breast cancer patients have low vitamin D levels


October 9th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Women with breast cancer are likely to have low levels of vitamin D, which could contribute to decreased bone mass and greater risk of fractures, according to scientists ... Read more...

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Novel cocaine vaccine could help reduce drug use


October 6th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A new vaccine to treat cocaine dependence apparently has the potential to reduce drug use in people who attain high anticocaine antibody levels in response, according to a ... Read more...

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Taconic Car Crash Drunk Mom: A ‘High’ To Die For?


August 5th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by GD
Arguably the worst automobile tragedy in Westchester County in the past seventy-five years, the head-on collision between a Chevrolet trailblazer that was struck straight-on by a ford minivan full of kids below ... Read more...

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Novel approach could help foil tough cystic fibrosis infections


April 25th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers from Dartmouth Medical School have come up with a novel approach for inhibiting relentless bacterial infections that thrive in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis (CF).The ... Read more...

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One in seven US teens deficient in Vitamin D


March 12th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) One in seven US teens is vitamin D deficient, according to a new study. In children, vitamin D deficiency can interfere with bone mineralisation, leading to rickets. In ... Read more...

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Some older men may not benefit from prostate specific antigen testing


February 21st, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 21 (ANI): Routine prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing is unlikely to be beneficial for some men aged 75 to 80, according to a Johns Hopkins study. Published in the Journal ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels up death risk


August 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Individuals with lower levels of vitamin D have a higher risk of death from all causes, suggests a new study published in the issue of Archives of ... Read more...

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Sunshine vitamin key to a long and healthy life


June 24th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Researchers have shown that sunshine is the key to a long and healthy life, by finding that lower blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an ... Read more...

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Dennis Quaid, wife sue drug company after twins overdose


December 5th, 2007 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Hollywood star Dennis Quaid and wife Kimberly have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the drug Heparin for wrongly labelling the medicine after the couples twins were ... Read more...

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Microvascular system that nourishes engineered tissues developed


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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