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Legs - vital clues in heart failure


November 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Doctors tend to treat heart muscles when the organ reels under an attack, overlooking the condition of the legs, which could provide vital clues in treating ... Read more...

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635mn-yr-old seaweed fossils in China tell story of oxygen in ancient ocean


February 17th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Virginia Tech in the U.S., and Northwest University in Xi'an, China, have discovered almost 600 million-year-old seaweed fossils in Lantian, a ... Read more...

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Potential life-saving treatment for sepsis - Vitamin C


November 18th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered that vitamin C can not only prevent the onset of sepsis, but can also reverse the disease.According to Dr. Karel Tyml and ... Read more...

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Plants initiated evolutionary drama of Earth’s oxygenation


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists has taken a major step toward unlocking the secrets of oxygenation of the Earth's oceans and atmosphere.The new research indicated that the appearance ... Read more...

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Oxygen bugs evolved 2.72 billion years ago


September 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Bug that produces oxygen may have evolved hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought. Well-preserved fossils of stromatolites, a rock formation in the Pilbara region of ... Read more...

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Fossil find indicates earliest life existed 270m years ago


September 9th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 9 (ANI): A discovery of well-preserved fossils in Western Australia's Pilbara region has revealed that life on Earth existed earlier than thought - 270 million years ago.David Flannery at the ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem-cell therapy could treat acute lung injury: Study


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers have found more evidence to prove that bone marrow stem cells could be used to treat acute lung injury in patients.Drs. Michael A. Matthay and Jae W. ... Read more...

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New discovery could help inhibit deadly immune response


February 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists from Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Va. have made a novel discovery that could help halt deadly ... Read more...

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Ancient oceans yield clues to the origins of animal life on Earth


September 10th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): Analysis of a rock type found only in the world's oldest oceans has shed new light on how large animals first got a foothold on the Earth.By analysing ... Read more...

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Fusing of ancient microbes reveals new pathway for evolution of life on Earth


August 20th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA-funded research has found that humans not might be walking on Earth today if not for the ancient fusing of two microscopic, single-celled organisms called prokaryotes 2.5 billion ... Read more...

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Snoring pregnant women at risk of diabetes


June 11th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) If you are pregnant and your husband complains about your repeated snoring, you may have bigger problems than a groggy, sleep-deprived partner. A new study by Northwestern University has ... Read more...

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Snoring pregnant women ‘at increased gestational diabetes risk’


June 11th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Pregnant women who snore are more likely to develop gestational diabetes - a condition than can cause health problems for the mother and baby.The study from researchers at ... Read more...

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Earth’s earliest ice age may have been caused by rise in oxygen


May 8th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): In a new research by an international team of geologists, it has been suggested that Earth's earliest ice age may have been due to the rise of oxygen ... Read more...

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On-off switch for major diseases uncovered


October 7th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has discovered a novel receptor that appears to act as an on-off switch for several major diseases. The researchers say that the ... Read more...

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Colliding continents may have triggered off oxygenation on Earth


July 28th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A controversial new theory has proposed that the clashing of supercontinents billions of years ago may have been responsible for the oxygen-rich atmosphere that sustains much of ... Read more...

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