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Sleep regulating hormone can help shed flab


April 29th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Melatonin, which helps regulate sleep and wake cycles, can also help you shed weight and improve blood lipid profile.A natural hormone, it is found in small ... Read more...

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Major breakthrough in preventing premature birth


April 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 07 (ANI): A groundbreaking clinical study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women each year shows that the rate of early preterm delivery in women ... Read more...

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Contraceptive gel may replace pills


October 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A contraceptive gel may soon replace the birth control pill, researchers say. Rubbing a bit of the clear gel into the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen every day ... Read more...

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Progesterone could replace estrogen to treat hot flashes in


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): For postmenopausal women, who experience bothersome hot flashes or night sweats, oral micronized progesterone could be an alternative treatment to estrogen.Available only by prescription and sold under the ... Read more...

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Coming soon: treatments for ‘winter blues’


April 30th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Manchester are hopeful they have made a key step towards creating new treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as ... Read more...

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Treatment for deadly brain tumor found


January 20th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Rhode Island Hospital researchers have identified a treatment in animal models for glioblastomas - deadly brain tumors.Such tumors which, once diagnosed, offer a poor prognosis and relatively short ... Read more...

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Natural hormone helps plants get rid of pesticide residue


September 10th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a naturally occurring hormone that helps plants rid themselves of certain pesticide residues. Scientists in China are reporting the "intriguing" discovery that a natural plant hormone, ... Read more...

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Natural hormone found to improve metabolic syndrome in rats


June 11th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice have shown that a hormone in the body, known to have cardiovascular benefits, also improves the metabolic syndrome.The hormone is called Angiotensin 1-7, heard ... Read more...

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Testosterone doping test not suitable: Study


March 13th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (DPA) The current doping test in sport for the steroid testosterone is not suitable because of ethnic variations, a Swiss study has revealed. The study was commissioned by FIFA and ... Read more...

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Drug based on hormone melatonin offers effective jet lag treatment


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): A new drug based on the hormone melatonin has been found to offer an effective treatment for jet lag in clinical trials, say researchers. Experts from Harvard ... Read more...

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Pylons, high-voltage cables double dementia-related death risk


November 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): People who live close to pylons and high-voltage cables double their risk of dying from Alzheimers disease and senile dementia, a shocking new study has claimed.According to ... Read more...

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Nigeria’s ‘land of twins’ has even the experts baffled!


November 15th, 2007 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): A farming community in southwest Nigeria has been named the The Land of Twins because almost all the babies born here are twins.And, this even has the ... Read more...

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Natural hormone may lead to safe treatment for high blood pressure


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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