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Meet Bulgam Bhai - here to fight TB!


February 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's battle against tuberculosis (TB) now has a superhero with a difference -- pot-bellied Bulgam Bhai with furrowed brows and thick moustache who will ask ... Read more...

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Fish oil may hold key to leukaemia cure


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) A fish oil compound that targets leukaemia stem cells also holds the key to its cure. Leukaemia refers to cancer of the blood or bone marrow ... Read more...

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Sound health depends on minority microbes


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A one-hundredth of one percent of total microbes that inhabit the colon, a section of the large intestine, may be minor in number but are fundamental ... Read more...

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Male menopause really does exist


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): Menopause is not limited to women, it hits men too, say researchers.Scientists at the Centre for Men's Health in London say that women aren't the only ones ... Read more...

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Breast cancer treatment lowers sex drive


March 13th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Treatment of breast cancer in women can have many side effects like lowered sex drive and hair loss. Myra Hunter, clinical psychologist at the Maudsley National ... Read more...

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2m men in Britain ’suffering from low libido’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A new research has found that around two million men in Britain are suffering from low testosterone levels.The condition is associated with a range of symptoms, including reduced ... Read more...

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Menopausal hot flashes ‘may protect women’s hearts’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has found that women who suffer from hot flashes when they begin menopause may be at lower risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and death.For the ... Read more...

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South Africa’s ‘Whoonga’ craze: mixing HIV drugs with marijuana


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Patients suffering from AIDS in South Africa are unable to get right quantities of their lifesaving drugs so that they can be mixed with marijuana and smoked, say ... 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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Most women scheduled for gynaecologic surgery not afraid of its effects on sex


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Majority of women scheduled for gynaecologic surgery to address non-cancerous symptoms are not worried about the effects of the procedure on their sex lives, according to a new ... Read more...

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Women facing gynaecologic surgery don’t worry about sex


April 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Most women facing gynaecologic surgery don't worry about its effects on their sex lives, a new study says. However, only 37 percent of women planning to be sterilised did ... Read more...

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Acupuncture perks up sex drive of breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Acupuncture not only reduces hot flashes of breast cancer patients but it also perks up their sex drive and sense of well-being. A Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) study ... Read more...

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Acupuncture boosts libido, decreases hot flashes in breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that acupuncture not only helps reduce hot flashes, but also improves sex drive of breast cancer patients.The Henry Ford Hospital study revealed that ... Read more...

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Breast cancer medication may have side effects


September 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Three drugs that reduce a woman's chance of getting breast cancer have also been shown to cause adverse effects, according to a new report. The report is based on ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy, exercise ‘helps cut belly fat among older women’


June 11th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Postmenopausal women who take hormone therapy may get added benefit if they stay physically active, say researchers.The team from University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, ... Read more...

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Study links hot flashes to lower bone density in women


May 7th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that postmenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms (VMS) - which include hot flashes and night sweats - are more likely to have lower lumbar and total ... Read more...

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Study debunks herbal menopause remedy myth


January 14th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have found no strong evidence proving the efficacy of commonly taken herbal remedies in relieving troublesome menopausal symptoms.In fact, for some of these medicines there is ... Read more...

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Acupuncture as good as drug therapy to reduce breast cancer treatment side effects


September 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new study has found that acupuncture is as effective and longer-lasting in managing the common debilitating side effects of hot flashes, night sweats, and excessive sweating ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy can improve quality of life after menopause


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can significantly improve well being in women with menopausal symptoms, such as hot flushes and night sweats, according to researchers.In the study involving ... Read more...

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Sleep disruption is biggest problem for women moving into menopause


April 17th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new study has found that not getting a good night's sleep is the most common and severe symptom reported by middle-aged women, who start moving into ... Read more...

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