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Herbal compound triggers kidney failure, cancer


April 10th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Aristolochic acid (AA), a plant compound used in herbal remedies since ancient times, is among the leading causes of kidney failure and upper urinary tract cancer ... Read more...

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Compound in carrots, peppers boosts brain health


October 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A plant compound found in carrots, peppers, celery, olive oil, peppermint, rosemary and chamomile helps reduce age-related inflammation in the brain and memory deficits, according to a new ... Read more...

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Making flowers in the vase retain freshness longer


April 5th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Tomorrow's fragrant bouquets and colourful potted plants might retain freshness longer, thanks to advances in floriculture research. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong Jiang's investigations might help ... Read more...

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24 archers short-listed for World Youth meet


June 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The Archery Association of India (AAI) has short-listed 24 archers in the junior (under-18) and cadet (under-16) age categories for the World Youth archery championship to be held ... Read more...

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Four changes in India’s archery squad


May 12th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) The Archery Association of India (AAI) has effected four changes to the 16-member Indian contingent which will participate in the World Cup stage III at Antalya in Turkey ... Read more...

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Chekrovolu, Jayalakshmi make the cut for World Cup


April 12th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Chekrovolu Swuro, who was out of the Indian archery team for almost a year, Sunday staged a remarkable return by securing a place in the women's recurve team ... Read more...

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Archer Rao surprise inclusion in World Cup squad


April 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Sub-junior national runner-up Arjun Rao of Jharkhand was the surprise qualifier in the men's compound bow division to make it to the Indian team for the second and ... Read more...

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Arjun Rao in national team for archery world cups


April 12th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Sub-junior national runner-up Arjun Rao of Jharkhand was the surprise qualifier in the men's compound bow division to make it to the Indian team for the second and ... Read more...

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