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Cigarette smoking may increase risk of muscle-wasting disease


February 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that cigarette smoking may be associated with an increased risk of developing the muscle-wasting disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).To examine the association between cigarette smoking ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may guard against brain injury from stroke


May 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A compound in dark chocolate is likely to protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage. Scientists found that ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may provide protection against brain injury from stroke


May 6th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage, Johns Hopkins researchers have ... Read more...

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Loneliness ”could up chances of dying after stroke”


March 24th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Social isolation can increase the chances of dying after a stroke, new research suggests. According to the study, loneliness may promote more damaging inflammation in the brain during ... Read more...

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A special type of collagen may provide protection against Alzheimer’’s disease


December 11th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that a certain type of collagen main protein of connective tissue in animals may help protect the brain against Alzheimer''s ... Read more...

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High levels of social support may improve stroke patients” survival rates


November 19th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Social support may help increase survival rates among people who suffer strokes, suggests a new study. The research conducted in mice suggests that high levels of social support ... Read more...

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Mild cognitive impairment linked to early onset of diabetes, severity


August 12th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A team of researchers in the U.S. says that people with mild cognitive impairment are more likely to have earlier onset, longer duration and greater severity of ... Read more...

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Potential target for Alzheimer’s identified


May 8th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have identified a potential target for Alzheimer's disease.They have determined in mouse models that modulating the activity of ... Read more...

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