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Sugared beverages raise heart, diabetes risks for women


November 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Drinking two or more sugared beverages daily could not only bloat a woman's waistline but also elevate the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Researchers compared ... Read more...

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New drugs show promise in treating dangerous blood clots


January 12th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that two new drugs - Apixaban and Rivaroxaban - might be more effective and easier to use than commonly used medicines in preventing dangerous blood ... Read more...

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Early alcohol, tobacco use might delay onset of puberty in girls


September 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls, according to new study.Puberty can start as early as age 7 or 8, but most girls start ... Read more...

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Novel way to prevent blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa


June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel way to use a radical new type of gene therapy to prevent blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa.The research, led by Muna Naash, ... Read more...

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Portion of virus that causes pink eye isolated


April 16th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers have been able to determine the part of viral keratoconjunctivitis which causes pink eye, making it possible to come up with a remedy for the problem in ... Read more...

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New way to turn ineffective new cancer drugs into cancer-fighters


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre have identified a chemical compound that will turn ineffective new cancer drugs into cancer-fighters.Patented chemical compound called SHetA2, say ... Read more...

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Novel therapeutic target for diabetes-associated blindness identified


November 26th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Scientists from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, have identified a molecular pathway that appears to play a vital role in diabetes associated blindness.Diabetic retinopathy, ... Read more...

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Anti-aging gene may help reduce hypertension


August 20th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre have found that an anti-aging gene might play a critical role in regulation of high blood pressure.Persistent high blood pressure ... Read more...

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Active video games as effective for kids as moderate exercise


July 17th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Playing active video games, like the Nintendo Wii, is equally beneficial for children as moderate exercise, according to a study at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre.Although ... Read more...

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Natural compound can prevent diabetic retinopathy


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A natural compound can be used to stop diabetic retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness around the world, according to researchers at the University of Oklahoma ... Read more...

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Frankincense oil can treat patients with bladder cancer


March 18th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Frankincense oiltracing its origin to India, Africa and the Middle East may prove to be an inexpensive alternative therapy for treating bladder cancer, according to a new ... Read more...

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New enzyme behind cancer growth identified


December 4th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have discovered a new enzyme that seems to play a primary role in how cancer tumours expand and ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher paves way to make blindness history


October 1st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A potential therapy to delay or prevent blindness in patients with diabetic retinopathy may soon be available, thanks to an Indian-origin researchers new genetic research model that ... Read more...

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Researchers find new treatment for Hepatitis C


May 15th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found a new treatment for Hepatitis C.Hepatitis C is a blood-borne infectious disease that is caused by ... Read more...

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Scientists discover compound that prevents cancer in lab


May 14th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): While researching new ways to stop the progression of cancer, scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have identified a compound that has the ... Read more...

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Chewing gum may help in recovery after gastrointestinal surgery


February 28th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Chewing gum may make your jaws hurt after a bit, but it could get you out of bed earlier after gastrointestinal surgery as it helps in the recovery ... Read more...

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