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Spinal ozone jab can relieve back pain


May 17th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) A shot of ozone, a form of oxygen found naturally in the atmosphere where it shields us from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays, could relieve your ... Read more...

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Use of nitrates increases bone strength: study


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and ... Read more...

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Popping a pill can help treat alcoholism


December 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): An updated review of studies has confirmed that a little-used medication can help treat alcoholism.Twelve-step programs have been the mainstay for helping alcoholics to quit drinking, but a ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Now, skull electrodes to give your memory a boost


August 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Help could be on its way for those who find it difficult to memorize things. Scientists have found the first non-invasive way of stimulating the brain that can ... Read more...

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Hand-held home device could ease migraine sufferers’ pain


March 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): A new hand-held device could prove to be an alternative treatment in relieving migraine sufferers from pain, a trial of the gadget has shown.Experts from the Albert Einstein ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract may help treat early diabetic retinopathy


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): An antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree can treat diabetic retinopathy in the early stages, says a new study.Pycnogenol has been shown ... Read more...

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Oral migraine therapy effective in providing relief


August 12th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A new investigational, orally inhaled therapy has been found effective in treating migraines, according to researchers.The research team from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have shown ... Read more...

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Wrist acupuncture can prevent nausea from anesthesia


April 15th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has found that wrist acupunture or acupressure can significantly reduce vomiting and nausea symptoms, which are generally experienced after surgery.The researchers have found that by ... Read more...

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Vitamin E may help ease chronic inflammation


December 5th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois in America have shown that Vitamin E may be help ease chronic inflammation. Lead researcher Kimberly Huey, ... Read more...

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Dietary support supplement boosts fitness levels in older adults


November 7th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that Beta-alanine (BA), a dietary supplement widely used by athletes and body builders, can boost fitness levels in older adults.BA is an ... Read more...

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Stress-related drug may ease alcoholics cravings


February 15th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A drug known to inhibit the brains stress response might also be a potential weapon against alcohol addiction, says a new study.National Institutes of Health researchers already ... Read more...

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Statins may lower heart attack risk ‘for life’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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