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Novel treatment halts ‘phantom’ noises in ears


March 19th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) A novel treatment could reverse tinnitus, the 'phantom' noises that include ringing, buzzing or hissing in ears.Scientists have now found that playing sufferers the same tone ... Read more...

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Scientists exploring obesity’s root causes


September 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) With obesity decreasing life expectancy by nearly 10 years and contributing to increasing risks of developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension, scientists in Britain are trying ... Read more...

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Clot busting drug could improve stroke treatment


May 29th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A new clot busting drug seems to improve the prospect of recovery for stroke victims.The new treatment combines minimally invasive surgery, a brain imaging technique and ... Read more...

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Protein linked with heart failure discovered


May 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 24 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a protein switch which can trigger conditions culminating in heart failure, potentially opening the way for improved treatment.A study shows that the absence ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to treatment of virulent hospital infection


March 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Calgary and the National Research Council of Canada say they are gaining a deeper understanding of Clostridium difficile and are closer to developing ... Read more...

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‘Novel treatment for advanced Parkinson’s disease’ found


March 17th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a multi-center gene therapy trial for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease demonstrated reduced symptoms of the progressive movement disorder.The study was designed ... Read more...

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New findings may lead to a novel treatment for obesity


January 12th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have added a new twist to the body of evidence suggesting human obesity is due in part to genetic factors.While studying hormone receptors in laboratory mice, researchers ... Read more...

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TB drug could improve social skills in autistic people


December 9th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Scientists have identified a potential novel treatment strategy for the social impairment of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), an aspect of the condition that has a profound ... Read more...

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Marmite can cure diabetes


December 7th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Marmite, a brown-coloured spread made from yeast, could save the lives of millions of people ­because it contains a vitamin that protects against some potentially fatal heart conditions ... Read more...

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Marmite vitamin ‘could prevent heart problems’


December 6th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Experts have claimed that a vitamin found in Marmite has the potential to prevent heart diseases.Scientists from Bristol University, who carried out the experiment in mice, also suggested ... Read more...

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Inhalable dry powder antibiotic may reduce TB treatment time


November 17th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): New research has indicated that an inhalable dry powder antibiotic that when used alone or with current treatments may significantly reduce treatment for tuberculosis (TB) and multi-drug resistant ... Read more...

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Magnets may help treat major depression


October 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Psychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found a non-invasive, non-drug therapy to be an effective, long-term treatment for major depression.The study was done to determine the ... Read more...

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Novel treatment for pain in sickle cell disease identified


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A research team, led by an Indian-origin boffin, has found that cannibinoids offer a novel approach to ease the chronic and acute pain caused by sickle cell disease ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist suggests use of CT scans for severe asthma


June 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher is investigating the use of CT (Computed Tomography) scanning for patients suffering from severe asthma.Dr Sumit Gupta, a postgraduate student at the University of Leicester, ... Read more...

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Resistance exercise-blood flow restriction combo boosts muscle mass in elderly


May 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researches have found that combining low resistance exercises with restriction of blood flow through body parts may boost muscle build-up in the elderly.Many older people are unable to ... Read more...

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Plastic lens may soon replace laser eye surgery


May 15th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Scientists from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London have come up with a novel treatment to correct short-sightedness in people. According to the researchers, the new treatment changes the path ... Read more...

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Novel technique reduces side effects in head and neck cancer treatment


May 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found a novel way to reduce side effects in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation treatments.The scientists ... Read more...

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Novel treatment gives hope to lymphoma, leukemia patients


February 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): Researchers have offered a new hope for a new therapy for patients with certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.PCI-32765 is a new drug being assessed in a Phase ... Read more...

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Charmme’s film titled ‘Indu’


December 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Charmme is playing the lead in a heroine-oriented film which is to be directed by P Vasu of "Chandramukhi' fame and is presented by Tailam Sri Nagavarma and produced by Murarisetti ... Read more...

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Chicken capsules ‘can provide relief from rheumatoid arthritis’


December 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Chicken type II collagen (CCII), a protein extracted from the cartilage of chicken breast, is a safe and effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), says a new study.According ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise in treating advanced leukemia


November 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre have come up with a novel treatment that would improve survival rates of leukemia and pre-leukemia patients.They used a radiolabeled antibody ... Read more...

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Novel treatment helps paralysed rats walk again after spinal-cord injury


September 21st, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): Experimenting on rats, a team of researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that a combination of drugs, electrical stimulation and regular exercise can enable ... Read more...

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Antibiotic treatment may offer cystic fibrosis treatment


April 8th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr8 (ANI): Researchers from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a novel antibiotic treatment for human genetic diseases, including cystic fibrosis (CF).By modifying the properties of the antibiotic gentamicin, commonly used ... Read more...

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Novel treatment effective for asthmatic preschoolers


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Preventive treatment with high doses of inhaled corticosteroids is effective in reducing the severity and duration of asthma attacks triggered by colds in preschoolers, according to a ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking stem cell surgery offers corneal blindness cure


January 19th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): British scientists have developed a revolutionary new stem cell surgery that may restore vision to millions of people with corneal blindness. The researchers are testing the novel treatment ... Read more...

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Antibody that can reduce food craving, expand calorie burn identified


October 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research have identified an antibody that works against the gastric hormone ghrelin, which has been linked to weight gain and fat storage through ... Read more...

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Specialised tumor-killing virus paves way for novel brain cancer treatment


February 20th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 20 (ANI): Researchers conducting a study on mice have discovered a specialised virus with the ability to reproduce its tumour-killing genes that selectively targets and eradicates cancers in the ... Read more...

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New therapy offers safe, effective treatment of deep vein thrombosis


January 30th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A pilot study suggests that a novel treatment for blood clots in the legs is safe and effective.Published in the journal Radiology, the study showed that deep ... Read more...

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