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Birth control pills do not cause weight gain: Study


January 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): According to a new research, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.The study was conducted at the Oregon National Primate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New research could ‘protect newborn babies from HIV infection’


October 4th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new research at Oregon Health &Science University may have uncovered a new weapon for combating HIV as it is passed from mother to newborn child."Mother-to-infant transmission of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Botox reduces wrinkles even with less frequent doses


April 27th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Botox cosmetic injections reduce wrinkles even with less frequent doses after two years of starting treatment and also have a wrinkle preventing effect, research says. "After two ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dieting alone won’t help you cut down flab


April 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Simply cutting down on calories won't help you reduce flab, says a new study. This appears to be due to a natural compensatory mechanism that reduces a person's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Best treatment for childhood epilepsy suggested


March 13th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) One of the oldest available anti-seizure medications, ethosuximide, is the most effective treatment for childhood absence epilepsy, a new study says. The study group compared three medications typically used ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hormone replacement therapy ‘increases lung cancer risk’


March 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Women aged 50 to 76 who use hormone replacement therapy combining estrogen and progestin may have a higher risk of lung cancer than non-users, a new study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cellular mechanism that protects against disease discovered


February 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new mechanism within human cells that constantly protects us against disease has been discovered by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University.The work, which was directed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two die in Gresham, Oregon restaurant shootings


February 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by BNO News
GRESHAM, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed and several more were injured after a murder-suicide at a restaurant in downtown Gresham, Oregon on Friday evening, officials said.Officers with the Gresham ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gene breakthrough could banish inherited diseases


August 27th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) have developed a new technique that could banish a host of crippling inherited diseases forever.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug holds potential to prevent alcoholics from relapsing


July 31st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A potential drug candidate CP 154,526 has found to block the euphoric feelings associated with drinking, something that may prevent alcoholics from relapsing.Previous studies have shown that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New chemo drug may help treat prostate cancer


May 31st, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers from Oregon Health and Science University have found a new chemotherapy drug that may help treat prostate cancer.The new study showed that men with a certain ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US requires 40,000 more health IT professionals


April 18th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) United States alone requires an additional 40,000 IT professionals to move its healthcare toward a paperless system that cuts costs and medical errors. That is the finding of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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