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Test to predict premature births discovered


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to predict premature births, based on a new blood test that looks at two specific proteins, combined with an established ... Read more...

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New test detects growth hormone doping


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A new test, developed by three universities, can successfully detect growth hormone doping in sporting events.On Sep 8, the International Paralympic Committee had announced a ... Read more...

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New blood test detects deadly calcium deposits


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Sep 7 (IANS) A new test could identify individuals who are likely to develop potentially deadly calcium deposits in their tissues and blood vessels, a precursor to chronic kidney ... Read more...

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Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes


August 20th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.A team ... Read more...

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New test to certify whether you’re a workaholic


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Psychologists have devised a new test that would let you know once and for all whether you are addicted to work.Researchers from the Nottingham Trent University ... Read more...

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New test to certify whether you’re a workaholic


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Psychologists have devised a new test that would let you know once and for all whether you are addicted to work.Researchers from the Nottingham Trent University ... Read more...

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New test can track nerve gas traces in terror attack


March 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a test that traces difficult-to-detect residues of sarin, a nerve agent used by terrorists, back to its source.For instance, sarin leaves traces after ... Read more...

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Cowan thanks mentor Roebuck for kick-starting his career


December 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's new Test opener Ed Cowan thanked noted cricket columnist the late Peter Roebuck for helping him in his career.The 29-year-old from New South Wales, who ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia could be in for overhaul


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia's century-old governance system could be in for an overhaul when a secret report to the CA board is submitted Wednesday."It is understood that the ... Read more...

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Fast test for severe form of food poisoning


November 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 10 (IANS) A fast and reliable new test under development could help people avoid a terrible type of food poisoning that comes from eating fish tainted with a ... Read more...

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Spat with Clarke resulted in my axe, says Katich


October 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) Former Test opener Simon Katich says his infamous dressing-room spat with Michael Clarke in 2009 resulted in his axe from Cricket Australia's contract list in June.Katich ... Read more...

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Samuels, Bishoo, Kirk Edwards get WICB contracts


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Oct 22 (IANS/CMC) Comeback all-rounder Marlon Samuels and new Test finds Kirk Edwards and Devendra Bishoo are among 18 male players offered central retainer contracts by the West ... Read more...

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New blood test to diagnose heart attacks


September 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A possible new blood test based on the presence of a protein released after a heart attack, could help diagnose an attack, new research suggests.Loyola ... Read more...

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Silverstone urges cosmetic testing ban on animals


September 1st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Alecia Silverstone has written an open letter to the European Commission urging them to uphold a proposed ban against cosmetic testing on animals.The ban was ... Read more...

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New test promptly tells bacterial, viral infections apart


June 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) The speed and accuracy with which certain tests can tell the difference between bacterial and viral infections, is extremely vital for the patient's recovery. Those common ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia appoints McDermott as bowling coach


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday appointed former fast bowler Craig McDermott as a bowling coach for the Australian team. McDermott, who took 291 wickets in 71 Tests ... Read more...

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Now, detect acute pancreatitis faster and cheaper with a biosensor!


April 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new test to diagnose acute pancreatitis, which gives results much faster than existing tests.The sensor, which could ... Read more...

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Clarke named new Australia captain


March 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Michael Clarke was Wednesday appointed Australia's new Test and One-Day International captain following Ricky Ponting's decision to step down.All-rounder Shane Watson is the new Test ... Read more...

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New test may be more accurate in identifying STI


March 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A recent study has found that a new test may be more accurate in identifying a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), Trichamonos vaginalis (TV).Rhode Island Hospital researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new test for ‘pluripotent’ stem cells


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute researchers have developed a quality control diagnostic test that is likely to make it easier for scientists to determine whether their cell lines are normal ... Read more...

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Is the US army ‘babying’ troops with physical training of yoga, resting?


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): The US Army is overhauling its physical fitness tests for the first time in 30 years by adding a new 'combat readiness test' that incorporates cross-training, elements of ... Read more...

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New test hastens diagnosis of top cause of AIDS-related deaths


March 5th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Early diagnosis of fungal meningitis, a leading cause of AIDS-related deaths in developing countries, may now be possible- thanks to a new, rapid blood test.The University of Nevada, ... Read more...

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First reliable prostate cancer test could be available within months


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): British scientists say that the first reliable test for prostate cancer could be available within months.Professor Robert Winston has hailed the 'exciting discovery', which is the culmination of ... Read more...

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Reading test for British kids to include ‘non-words’


February 20th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The British government has drawn up new plans to include "made-up" words such as "koob" or "zort" in a new reading test for six-year-olds - an idea that ... Read more...

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New test to detect Turner syndrome early


February 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Yale School of Medicine researchers have come up with a new inexpensive, accurate and practical diagnostic test for Turner syndrome that can be done in a doctor's office.Prevalent ... Read more...

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New test measures intelligence more accurately


January 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A new test measures both human and artificial intelligence more accurately - provided it is spaced out over a longer period."It can be applied to any subject... at ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest ‘recycled Haitian concrete is safe, strong, cheaper’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Concrete experts at the Georgia Tech have made new concrete, from recycled rubble and other indigenous raw materials using simple techniques."There are political and economic dilemmas as well, ... Read more...

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WHO endorses new test for detecting TB in less than 2 hours


December 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Dr. David Alland, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, is the driving force behind the rapid tuberculosis test that received World Health ... Read more...

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Early urinary protein test during pregnancy predicts later pre-eclampsia


November 25th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists in UK have come up with a new test that may be able to predict which pregnant women will suffer from the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Teachers in UK to bring back traditional reading tests


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Teachers in Britain are to bring back traditional forms of reading tests after one year of formal schooling.Ministers gave details of the back-to-basics plans, which include ten-minute 'informal ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new salmonella test that makes food safer


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Researchers from University of Missouri have developed a new test for salmonella in poultry and eggs that will produce faster and more accurate results than most currently available ... Read more...

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Low cost cervical cancer test can save thousands of women


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A low cost cervical cancer test, vastly more accurate than the present smear test, can save thousands of women every year, researchers say.The test also delivers results overnight, ... Read more...

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McIntosh hits maiden ton on Indian soil ( Statistical highlights, Day one)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) New Zealand opener Tim Mcintosh scored a steady 102 to become the 11th cricketer to post a century after registering a double duck here on the first ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ new drug shows promise in ovarian cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Sixty percent of women with ovarian cancer could be helped by a new 'smart' drug treatment currently being developed, say scientists. Until now it was only thought ... Read more...

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New test ‘to triple’ chances of IVF success


November 8th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A new screening technique developed by UK-based researchers could double or triple current IVF success rates.The test allows for any chromosomal abnormalities, the biggest cause of early pregnancy ... Read more...

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