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Inflammation drug promising in depression


September 4th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A drug that eases inflammation may offer new hope for people with difficult-to-treat depression, says a new study."Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection or ... Read more...

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Immune system can abort stem cell regeneration


November 21st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The immune system's T-cells, which protect our body from invading pathogens and illnesses, can also abort stem cells from regrowing bone and tissue, a key factor ... Read more...

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Protein that modulates metabolic dysfunction in obesity identified


June 18th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new American study has identified the protein that modulates metabolic dysfunction in obesity.The findings of the research, conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have appeared ... Read more...

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New discovery may help reduce obesity complications


February 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a potential target that may reduce complications of obesity.According to Dr Suneil Koliwad, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, ... Read more...

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New biomarker may help doctors tailor treatment for arthritis patients


January 30th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Scientists from Hospital for Special Surgery and University of Southern California have identified a biomaker that may help personalise rheumatoid arthritis treatment for patients.While tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-antagonist ... Read more...

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Use ‘thoughtful words’ while fighting with partner to stay fit


November 14th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Using thoughtful words while fighting with your partner is less stressful for couples, claims a new study.Researchers at Penn State found that couples who bring thoughtful words to ... Read more...

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How salmonella can be used to kill tumours


September 9th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): German scientists have shown how the bacteria migrate into tumours.Sara Bartels and Siegfried Weiss, of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, say that a messenger ... Read more...

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Infections may cause faster memory loss in Alzheimer’s


September 8th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) A cold, stomach bug or other infection may lead to an increased memory loss in patients of Alzheimer's, according to a new research. The study found that people ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking provides immediate benefit to heart


July 8th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Smokers can immediately improve their cardiovascular health by kicking the butt, according to a study.Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, NY, say that smoking ... Read more...

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Older men more likely to die after pneumonia than women


April 30th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Old men are more likely do die after being hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) than women, according to a new study, which suggests that the reason may be ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis medication linked to increased risk for shingles


February 18th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): A new study suggests that there is an association between medications known as monoclonal antitumour necrosis factor a (TNF-a), which are used for treating rheumatoid arthritis, and ... Read more...

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Inflammation may be link between extreme sleep durations and poor health


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): A new study, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has shown that sleep duration is linked to changes in the levels of specific cytokines that are important in ... Read more...

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Implantable device to trap and kill cancer cells


December 12th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The days of rampaging cancer cells might be numbered, thanks to an implantable device developed by a researcher. Cornell University researcher Michael King has designed a lethal "lint ... Read more...

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Gene therapy effective against gum disease


December 12th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Gene therapy has found to be effective in impeding the development of periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, according to researchers.With the help ... Read more...

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Proteins behind blood vessel dysfunction in type 2 diabetes identified


October 7th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the proteins that play important roles in blood-vessel dysfunction in type 2 diabetes.Previous studies have shown that cardiac function ... Read more...

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Two new genes linked to inflammatory bowel disease in children identified


September 1st, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Researchers from Children''s Hospital of Philadelphia have identified two genes that are responsible for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children.The researchers strongly believe that these genes can ... Read more...

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How rheumatoid arthritis causes bone loss


August 21st, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Researchers from University of Rochester Medical Centre have identified key details of how rheumatoid arthritis (RA) destroys bone.In rheumatoid arthritis, the body''s disease-fighting immune cells mistakenly identify ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids ”could slow acute wound healing”


July 24th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Ohio State University has shown that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils may have a detrimental effect on the healing ... Read more...

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How the immune system and brain communicate to control disease


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study from the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research sheds light on how immune system and brain communicate to control disease.The team has identified a new ... Read more...

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Possible ‘master switch’ gene found in juvenile arthritis


July 2nd, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have found that a gene region known to play a role in some varieties of adult rheumatoid arthritis is also ... Read more...

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TB not the only risk of new immunological drugs


May 21st, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that drugs commonly prescribed for patients suffering from immunological disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease might carry risks of ... Read more...

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Early exposure to traffic exhaust linked to asthma, allergies in kids


April 10th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that children who are exposed to high levels of air pollution during their first year of life are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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Therapeutic molecule reverses Alzheimers symptoms within minutes


January 10th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study has highlighted the marked improvements in Alzheimers disease within minutes of administration of a therapeutic molecule.The study, led by Edward Tobinick M.D., an assistant clinical ... Read more...

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