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New drugs to kill cancers minus side-effects


May 21st, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A new class of drugs which kills cancers but causes minimal side-effects is being developed by researchers. "These new agents attack a fundamental characteristic of cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Magnetic pulses could overcome depression, schizophrenia


February 8th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Magnetic pulses could stamp out neurological disorders such as Parkinson's, depression, schizophrenia, epilepsy and stroke after researchers unravelled how they work to stimulate the brain.Jennifer Rodger, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cure cancer in just two hours


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A radioactive "paste" could cure skin cancer in just two hours, say researchers.It can destroy tumours caused by skin cancers without surgery or conventional radiotherapy.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mustard compound key to becoming lean, muscular


October 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A promising plant steroid found in mustard could help one become lean and muscular. When given orally to rats, it triggered a response similar to anabolic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug could prevent debilitating bone disease in wounded soldiers, kids


April 4th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed that that a drug that interrupts a signaling-nuclear protein pathway can prevent heterotopic ossification (HO), a painful and often debilitating abnormal build-up of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New cancer drug may end chemo misery


October 10th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct (ANI): Scientists have developed a new cancer treatment that can safely deliver extremely high chemotherapy doses with minimal side effects.Excited scientists say the new-generation drug, to be announced at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel intranasal product highly effective in treating migraines


April 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Norway-based nasal drug delivery company OptiNose has developed a novel intranasal sumatriptan product that has been found to be highly effective in treating migraines.Sumatriptan powder in 10mg ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treatments needed to tackle obesity crisis: Experts


November 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Experts have urged to step up the efforts for developing drug treatments to tackle the obesity crisis.According to Joseph Proietto, a professor of medicine at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bharat Biotech’s rabies vaccine to touch 20 million doses


October 27th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) City-based vaccines and biotherapeutics manufacturer Bharat Biotech expects to more than double sales of its anti-rabies vaccine, INDIRAB(r),in two years to touch 20 million doses. INDIRAB sales crossed the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Seizure drug improves sleep in menopausal women with hot flashes


September 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A drug initially used to treat seizures improves sleep quality in menopausal women with hot flashes, claims a new study.University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have reported the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Understanding plants’ immune system will help researchers build better crops


May 28th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri, US, have identified important suppressors that negatively regulate the responses of the immune system in the plant species Arabidopsis thaliana, which would ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Structure of key breast cancer target enzyme unravelled


January 8th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A researcher at Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute has moved a step closer to a cure, and possibly the prevention, of the most common type of breast cancer.Debashis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese salad may harbour cancer cure


October 15th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A Chinese herb - more than 2,000-year-old - eaten as salad in many countries has been given a new twist to develop a compound to combat cancer. According ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Plant hormone that controls shoot branching discovered


August 12th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 12 (IANS) The discovery of a new plant hormone that controls shoot branching is likely to impact forestry, plant science and agriculture industries. A molecule with a specific four-ring structure ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New HIV drug offers hope for millions


July 30th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) say that a drug to treat HIV infection offers new hope for millions of patients.The researchers say ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Radiation therapy may benefit older breast cancer patients


April 12th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study from University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in Philadelphia has revealed that radiation therapy may prove beneficial for older breast cancer patients.The researchers suggest ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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