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Software turns fuzzy x-rays, MRIs into coloured 3D pictures


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) A special software called BodyViz converts fuzzy x-rays, MRIs and ultrasounds into full-colour 3D pictures.Surgeons can visually slice away the layers to examine a patient's anatomy and insert ... Read more...

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Oestrogen patch for sharper memory?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) An oestrogen skin patch could boost memory in post-menopausal women, researchers say.Latest theories suggest that the hormone, which drops during menopause, also has a protective effect on nerve ... Read more...

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Fish oil given within 5 hrs after stroke limits brain damage


November 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that fish oil contains a substance that may help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke, if given within 5 ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice helps elderly prevent dementia


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Drinking beetroot juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults, potentially halting the progresses of dementia."There have been several studies showing that drinking beet juice ... Read more...

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Drinking beet juice daily promotes brain health in older adults


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that drinking beet juice daily can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults.This finding could hold great potential for combating the ... Read more...

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Oz swimming star Rice may go for shoulder surgery


August 10th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.10 (ANI): Australian swimming star Stephanie Rice is considering surgery on a troublesome shoulder that threatens to derail her build-up to the 2012 London Olympics.Rice has been plagued in recent months ... Read more...

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Docs aim to reduce radiation doses for children


August 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Medical professionals have been taking measures to reduce children's exposure to radiation during diagnostic tests such as CT scans as their changing bodies and brains are especially sensitive. And ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate to launch cancer charity


July 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): American actress and cancer survivor Christina Applegate is set to launch a charity to help at-risk women who are unable get preventative care.The 'Anchorman' star will launch Right ... Read more...

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Applegate to launch cancer charity


July 27th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Cancer surviving actress Christina Applegate is launching a charity to help at-risk women who can't afford the proper preventative care. Applegate will launch Right Action For Women in September ... Read more...

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‘Silent’ brain damage could point to increased stroke risk


June 8th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Being young doesn't imply you are immune to a stroke.According to result of research from Hopital Notre Dame in Montreal, two silent factors − leukoaraiosis and silent ... Read more...

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‘With healthcare for all, Assam set to be a model state’


April 17th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) Assam is set to become a model state in healthcare in India with one of the best performances under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and ... Read more...

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Indian-American engineer set to transform US power grid


March 31st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Although the US power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels, ageing technology and an increase in demand are creating problems for the power grid that needs ... Read more...

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Tennis star Sania Mirza hopes for a good return to court in 2010 C’Wealth Games


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 2 (ANI): Recuperating from the wrist injury, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has said that her next big goal is to make a strong comeback at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Mark Herzlich: Player Wins Battle Against Ewing’s Sarcoma


October 4th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Boston, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miracles do happen and this time the wonder boy is none other than Mark Herzlich, the star line backer of Boston College. According to the ... Read more...

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Migraine with aura in midlife may lead to brain lesions


June 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Women who experience migraines with aura (sensory disturbances, such as with vision, balance or speech) during midlife are at increased risk of developing brain lesions in later life, ... Read more...

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Insomniacs require increased brain activation to maintain normal daily function


June 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic primary insomnia (PIs) have higher levels of brain activation compared to normal sleepers during a working memory test, says a new study.The research abstract ... Read more...

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Single nanodisc with storage capacity of 2,000 DVDs in offing


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Futuristic nanodiscs with 2,000 times the storage capacity of current DVDs are just around the corner, thanks to new research. The discs would be invaluable for ... Read more...

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75-million-year-old turtle goes through CT scan for eggs


April 16th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A 75-million-year-old turtle went under the CT scan at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital recently for the presence of eggs, embryos etc. The turtle fossil was only the second in ... Read more...

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CT scanning performed on prehistoric turtle to find skull, eggs, embryos


April 16th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): The fossilised remains of a 75-million-year-old turtle, only the second in the world found with eggs inside it, underwent CT scanning at Bozeman Deaconess hospital recently.Knell, a ... Read more...

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Routine scans dont improve outcomes for low-back pain patients


February 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 7 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University are recommending doctors not to immediately order routine scans for patients with low-back pain unless a significant underlying condition is ... 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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Fat causes eyelids to sag with age


August 27th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid a welter of theories explaining why lower eyelids turn baggy with age, University of California researchers have pinpointed how and why fat is primarily responsible.The study is ... Read more...

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Regular running may help prevent osteoarthritis


June 29th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 29 (ANI): Running will certainly help you avert any possible chances of developing a knee problem, according to studies which that showed that non-runners are more likely to develop ... Read more...

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The brain works human hunger, says a study


March 8th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 8 (IANS) You find chocolate-frosted doughnuts in the display window so tempting that you dart into the bakery and gorge yourself on these delicacies, though you had not planned it ... Read more...

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Faulty brain wiring may reason behind paedophilia


November 29th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): According to recent study by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), paedophilia might be the result of faulty connections in the brain.Pedophilia or paedophilia is the ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoking accelerates brain damage in MS patients


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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Patients with family history of MS suffer more brain damage


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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