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Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with eye test


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Now Alzheimer's can be diagnosed with a simple eye test, according to researchers.Trevor Crawford, psychologist from the Centre for Ageing Research, Lancaster University, said: "The diagnosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vincent has a crush on Rihanna


July 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Actress Brooke Vincent says she has a girl crush on singer Rihanna.Vincent plays lesbian Sophie Webster in the British soap "Coronation Street" and the 20-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A breakthrough in Alzhemier’s or Parkinson’s treatment?


May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Injecting a protein into the brain could protect its nerve cells from prion disease, a condition which causes the brain to wither away, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Night vision goggles being used in dog fouling crackdown


January 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to clamp down on the incidence of owners leaving the mess of their pets on the streets in the night, the UK government has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eating less keeps the brain young


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Overeating can age your brain while eating less activates a molecule that keeps it young, reveals a study.A team of researchers from Catholic University of Sacred ... Read more...

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Cleaners to report drug abuse in London Olympic Village


October 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Domestic cleaners in the 2012 Olympic village in London will be told to report about drug abuse by the athletes.The move is part of 'intelligence-based' strategy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gut bug may cause development of Parkinson’s


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The gut bug responsible for ulcers could also play a role in bringing on Parkinson's disease."Our findings suggest that H. pylori infection could play a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fashion stylist wins best Australian blog award


May 11th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) An Australian woman, working as a personal fashion stylist, has pipped nearly 600 contestants to be crowned the country's best blogger.Former journalist Nikki Parkinson's blog "Styling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How protein folding could cure Alzheimer, Parkinson diseases


March 21st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): It is believed that when vital proteins are misfolded in your body, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson, and Creutzfeld-Jakob disease occur.While there are currently no cures for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How misfolded protein spreads from cell to cell, potentially spreading disease


February 19th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has found that one misfolded protein may be all that's necessary to corrupt other proteins, forming large aggregations linked to several incurable neurodegenerative diseases such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating berries could cut risk of Parkinson’s


February 14th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that those who eat berries stand lesser chances of developing Parkinson's disease.Berries, citrus fruits like oranges and chocolates contain compounds called flavanoids that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man claims Glaxo drug made him a ‘gay sex addict’


February 1st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 51-year-old French man claims that he was turned into a “compulsive gay sex addict” after taking a Parkinson’s drug. Didier Jambart is subsequently on the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Lost cat found 278 miles from home after a year!


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Harriet Parkinson couldn't have been happier reuniting with her cat, Star, who disappeared in October 2009.Star had been handed in to York Cats Protection Centre in York on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shane Warne’s final ‘Warnie’ chat show won’t go on air


January 5th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 5 (ANI): Former international cricketer Shane Warne's final episode of 'Warnie' has been scrapped and will no longer be aired.The Nine Network said that Australia's poor performance in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists grow human brain stem cells in rats


December 11th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists in the US have made a major breakthrough that has the potential for people with brain damage, caused by epilepsy or Parkinson's for example, to use their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parkinson’s drug effective in treating restless leg syndrome


December 7th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has claimed that a drug prescribed for Parkinson's disease could also treat restless leg syndrome (RLS) without the adverse side effects of current therapies.Rasagaline works ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lactate levels in brain help in monitoring aging process


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Coronation Street’ to be spiced up with more girlie action


October 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): 'Coronation Street' bosses are all set to spice up Weatherfield with more girlie action. According to reports, they are in the process of signing up Sacha Parkinson, who portrays ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Guilt-tripping women’ into breastfeeding not effective: Study


September 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Oz scientists are embarking on a study of mums in the United Kingdom to determine if "guilt-tripping women" into breastfeeding is effective in persuading them to opt for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parkinson’s patients ‘perform automated tasks better’


September 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): People with Parkinson's disease can perform automated tasks better than people without the disease, but have significant difficulty switching from easy to hard tasks, find Queen's researchers.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

J.K. Rowling Donates $15.4 Million


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Who says celebrities do not like giving back? Author of the famous Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling has donated $15.4 million to set up a center ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

J.K. Rowling donates $15mn to medical charity


September 1st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) The "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling donated $15 million to a multiple sclerosis charity which will be set up a clinic in the name of her mother who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Parkinson’s gene linked to immune system


August 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Scientists have found a new genetic link associated with Parkinson's disease that implicates the immune system and offers new targets for drug development.Johns Hopkins researchers from the Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human stem cells successfully used to treat Parkinson’s in rodents


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), researchers at the Buck Institute for Age Research have successfully treated rodents afflicted with Parkinson's Disease (PD).The research, which validates a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene variant role in Parkinson’s discovered


August 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered that a tiny, gene-regulating snippet of RNA may play a role in Parkinson's disease.They have shown that a microRNA sequence, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Rebel Without A Cause” Actor dies At 75


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Corey Allen, who shot to fame with his portrayal of a high school gang leader in the movie "Rebel Without A Cause" died ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prescription drug for Parkinson’s ‘can cause porn, gambling addiction’


June 4th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.The group includes people who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How a pet pooch can help treat Parkinson’s


May 13th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A significant treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed by doctors - a pet pooch.Health of a 28-year-old woman with the brain disease improved thanks to her pooch.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Endometrial stem cells could repair Parkinson’s related brain cell damage


May 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): In a study on mice, researchers found that stem cells derived from the endometrium (uterine lining) could repair brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease, according to Yale School ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unconscious learning uses old parts of the brain


April 7th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Non-conscious learning systems use areas of the brain that are simpler and evolutionarily older, says new research. The study involved an investigation into the limbic striatum, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anna Friel’s ‘Brookside’ kiss inspired me during lesbian snog-Sacha Parkinson


April 5th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 05 (ANI): Coronation Street star Sacha Parkinson has revealed that Anna Friel's kiss in 'Brookside' inspired her during her lesbian snog on the British soap opera.Sacha, 18, who plays Sian ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coronation Street gets its first lesbian kiss


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): Hit TV soap opera Coronation Street had its first lesbian kiss between characters Sophie Webster and Sian Powers.The show, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, will soon ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Songbirds help cure autism?


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders. "Song learning is an excellent paradigm for all types of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why Parkinson’s patients suffer social difficulties


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new Canadian research suggests that Parkinson's disease creates a social barrier for patients because negative perceptions of their speech patterns isolate them.Marc Pell at McGill's School of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parkinson’s patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms occur


January 21st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research has found that Parkinson's patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms of the disease start showing.The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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