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Drug reverses damage caused by seizures: US study


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital have detailed how early-life seizures disrupt normal brain development. They have also showed in a rat model that it might be ... Read more...

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iPad to impart greater accuracy to diagnosis


July 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) A new iPad application will help doctors in delivering the appropriate treatment at the right place and time.Known as Diagnostic Imaging Pathways (DIP), the tool has ... Read more...

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Poland condemns Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland Thursday strongly condemned the deadly bomb blasts in Mumbai that left at least 17 people dead and injured 131.Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said terrorism ... Read more...

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Stress may aggravate Alzheimer’s risk


May 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Don't strees yourself too much, else an increased release of stress hormones could trigger Alzheimer's disease, to go by new research based on mice.Scientists from the ... Read more...

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Gambling problems ‘more common than drinking problems’


March 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions have found that after age 21, problem gambling is considerably more common among adults than alcohol dependence, even ... Read more...

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Biomarker test shows promise for diagnosis of melanoma


January 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that a test of biomarkers for DNA methylation is technically feasible and could aid in earlier, more precise diagnosis of melanoma.University of North Carolina School ... Read more...

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Youngsters’ over-reactive immune response ‘fatal during pandemic flu’


December 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study has claimed that in young adults, a strong immune response can overreact in a violent and uncontrolled fashion, resulting in fatalities.Fernando Polack at Vanderbilt and ... Read more...

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Soon, a pill to ‘extend your life by 10 yrs’!


November 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): A Harvard Medical School professor believes that the day is not far when just popping a pill could make you live longer and healthier.Associate Professor of Pathology David ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s risk increases with maternal inheritance


November 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): It is well known that individuals with a parental history of Alzheimer's are at increased risk for developing the disorder, but a new study suggests that which of ... Read more...

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How loss of hearing occurs with age


October 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have found out how age-related hearing loss may occur in humans.The discovery could eventually help physicians develop drugs to combat ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s disease caused by brain ‘rust’, says Oz scientist


September 6th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 06 (ANI): Australian scientists have revealed that accumulation of brain "rust" is a cause of Alzheimer's disease.An imbalance in the metals needed for healthy brain function has been found at ... Read more...

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Enthrone To Tour North America


July 31st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The black metal band from Belgium, Enthroned will kick off their long awaited North American tour next week. The trek will mark the band's first ... Read more...

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Ceausescu’s Remains Exhumed For DNA Test


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Bucharest, Romania, July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Exhumation of what is believed to be the remains of former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were carried out by a group of ... Read more...

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New way to slow growth of deadly skin cancer


July 9th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at Queen's University have demonstrated that the growth of melanoma, one of the most deadly forms of skin cancer, can be slowed when a little known gene ... Read more...

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Sleep deprivation linked to chronic migraine


June 24th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep deprivation leads to changes in the levels of key proteins that facilitate events involved in the underlying pathology of migraine, a new study ... Read more...

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Gut-residing bacteria can trigger arthritis


June 18th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A single species of bacteria that lives in the gut can result in the development of arthritis, says new research. The gut is filled with thousands of species of ... Read more...

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Gut bug might trigger arthritis


June 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study on mice suggests that bacteria living in the gut may trigger the immune response that can result in rheumatoid arthritis.Our gut, like that of most ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ ciggies as hazardous as tobacco


May 13th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Tobacco-free cigarettes may be more carcinogenic by actually inducing more extensive DNA damage than tobacco products, a team of researchers has found.In the study, researchers found that cigarettes ... Read more...

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The real culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease


April 28th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the real culprit behind Alzheimer's disease is the Amyloid-Beta (Abeta) oligomers in the brain, and not the ... Read more...

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Keep food out of sight to eat less


April 27th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Can eating less be as simple as leaving serving dishes on the stove and out of sight? Researchers led by Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and ... Read more...

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Scottsdale, AZ doctor pleads guilty to health care fraud


April 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – A doctor of Scottsdale, Arizona pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud, U.S. District Attorney Dennis Burke announced on Friday.Stewart Mann, 58, was a medical ... Read more...

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Intestinal bacteria can make you overweight


March 8th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Excess caloric consumption is not only a result of indisciplined eating but intestinal bacteria contribute to changes in appetite and metabolism, says latest research. It was found in ... Read more...

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Chickens outperform humans in ability to see colour


February 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that chicken retina outperforms humans in ability to see colour.They have mapped five types of light ... Read more...

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Medicos say no to science post-graduates as teachers


February 11th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) A meeting of representatives of medical professionals in Kerala Thursday opposed the state government's move to appoint science post-graduates as teachers in the state-run medical colleges. Addressing reporters, Director ... Read more...

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Pill that tells brain to stop eating in offing


January 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers are working to develop a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating and, hence, reverse obesity. Leptin regulates appetite in mammals and ... Read more...

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Weight-loss pill on the anvil


January 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists from University of Montreal are developing an appetite suppressing pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells the brain to stop eating.Leptin regulates appetite in mammals ... Read more...

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Post-graduation seats in Himachal medical college increased


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) The Medical Council of India (MCI) has granted approval to the Himachal Pradesh government to increase the post-graduation course seats in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and ... Read more...

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Common cholesterol-lowering drug could prevent Parkinson’s progression


October 30th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A commonly used cholesterol-lowering drug, called simvastatin, can prevent progression of Parkinson's disease, according to a study by neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center.The study examined the ... Read more...

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Thyroid surgery safer for patients above 65:Study


October 20th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that thyroid surgery is safe for people aged 65 and above.The study's researchers found only slight differences in rates of complications and hospital ... Read more...

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Findings on how bladder cells detect bacteria may help prevent urinary tract infections


August 21st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University Medical Center may be close to devising a new way to stop or prevent the urinary tract infections (UTIs), for they have discovered how ... Read more...

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Oral bacteria may be linked to obesity


July 9th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): In a study that may help investigators learn new ways to fight the obesity epidemic, U.S. researchers found that certain oral bacteria may be making people fatter.To ... Read more...

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Medicos asked to vacate hostel for feeding stray dogs


June 23rd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Women post-graduate students of the Motilal Nehru Medical College in Allahabad were Tuesday ordered to vacate their hostel after the administration found them feeding stray dogs in the ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may help raise potency of cancer vaccines


June 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): An anti-diabetic drug can increase the potency of anti-cancer vaccines by boosting the immune system, a new study has found.Tests on mice, conducted by researchers at McGill University ... Read more...

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Apex court frowns upon doctor for leaving screw inside patient’s body


May 29th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday frowned upon a section of doctors for their growing negligence to the extent of leaving screws, forceps and scissors inside their patients' bodies. "Oh! ... Read more...

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Combo therapy of vitamin E, selenium, soy doesn’t prevent prostate cancer


April 27th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study, conducted by Canadian researchers, has found that the combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial ... Read more...

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