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‘Pregnant women more vulnerable to Hepatitis E-induced liver failure’ (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In one of the widest single-centre studies conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, it was found that water-borne Hepatitis E ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too give birth to backward-facing babies


April 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): The pattern of childbirth, long thought to be a unique feature to humans - the arrival of the baby facing backwards relative to its mother - has now ... Read more...

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Polar bear births could plummet due to climate change


February 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Researchers have studied the reproductive ecology of polar bears in Hudson Bay and have linked declining litter sizes with loss of sea ice.The University of Alberta researchers Peter ... Read more...

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5% Of All The Pregnant British Women Suffer From Dangerous Obesity


December 7th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
The canvassers for the Center For Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) have deemed that, via a fresh investigation, virtually 5% of all the pregnant women in Britain, which amounts to more than ... Read more...

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Great whites ended up in Mediterranean after ‘wrong turn’ 450,000yrs ago


November 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A genetic study has suggested that the great white shark may have ended in the Mediterranean after it took a wrong turn 450,000 years ago, from the seas ... Read more...

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Toxic Metals Discovered In Whales


June 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Associated Press has articulated that honorable American scientists have discovered enormous levels of toxic and heavy metals in 1000 sperm whales from ... Read more...

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‘60 Minutes’ Investigates If Phthalates Are Safe


May 24th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Sunday episode of ‘60 Minutes’ endeavored to find out if Phthalates, which are present in everyday plastics, are safe or not and whether they ... Read more...

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Junk food during pregnancy ‘raises breast cancer risk for kids, grandkids’


April 20th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Pregnant women who gorge on junk food could be putting themselves at an increased risk of breast cancer that is passed down generations, say researchers.In their rat-based study, ... Read more...

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Female wallabies’ presence sends males’ testosterone soaring


April 16th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): It's the presence of fertile females, not the season, that sends testosterone in male tammar wallabies soaring, a new study has found.In the study, Marilyn Renfree of the ... Read more...

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Scientists try to decipher “secret language” of elephants


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): By using a microphone sensitive to low frequencies and a GPS tracking system, a team of researchers at San Diego Zoo has been studying what has been described ... Read more...

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Female gorillas use sex as a tactic to thwart their rivals


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that female gorillas use sex as a tactic to thwart their rivals.Diane Doran-Sheehy, a primatologist at Stony Brook University in New York, ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking before 15th week ‘reduces pregnancy risks’


March 27th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Women who stop quit smoking early enough in pregnancy can cut the risk of having premature or small babies, says a new study.The British Medical Journal study suggests ... Read more...

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Climate change makes food hunting difficult for animals in seasonal environments


May 22nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that plant-eating animals in highly seasonal environments, such as the Arctic, are struggling to locate nutritious food as a result of climate ... Read more...

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Increased caribou mortality in Greenland attributed to global warming


May 2nd, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study by biologists has attributed the decline of Caribou calves in West Greenland to global warming.The study was conducted by Eric Post, a Penn State ... Read more...

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Pregnancy does make women more forgetful


February 7th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Scientists have now confirmed what expecting mothers have long suspected that pregnancy makes women more forgetful.Australian scientists have found that a woman's memory may be impaired for at ... Read more...

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