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Luxury car makers target India’s small-town boom


February 5th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) Car manufacturers are setting their eyes on smaller Indian cities and towns as markets boom for their products, particularly sale of luxury vehicles.And one such city ... Read more...

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Menstrual blood stem cells can treat many ailments


May 4th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Menstrual blood has long been discarded as unsanitary and waste, but now stem cells from this very source can be stored and used for treating ... Read more...

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More effective schizophrenia cure promised


April 18th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder that affects tens of millions of people worldwide, can be tackled through the amino acid L-lysine, a study suggests. Preliminary research ... Read more...

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Indian-origin boffin finds 54 beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup


March 31st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist has discovered 34 new beneficial compounds in pure maple syrup and confirmed that 20 compounds discovered last year in preliminary research play a key role ... Read more...

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High-fat diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk


September 1st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Eating a high-fat diet during puberty is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer later in life, according to a preliminary research.The findings come from research at ... Read more...

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Gary Hopes To Draw Visitors At ‘Michael Jackson Museum’


June 7th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Gary, Indiana officials have high hopes around the proposed ‘Michael Jackson museum’, which is planning to honor the late ‘King of Pop’.Mayor Rudy Clay said that lots of tourists come to ... Read more...

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Marijuana compounds may help fight brain cancer


January 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A combination of compounds in marijuana could help fight off a particularly deadly form of brain cancer, preliminary research suggests.Researchers at the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute ... Read more...

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Nano will certainly be brought to Africa: Tata Africa head


January 7th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa MitraLusaka (Zambia), Jan 7 (IANS) India's 'people's car' will certainly drive down the roads of Africa, with the Tata group conducting research on the rules and regulations of the different ... Read more...

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Too much texting may lead to neck, shoulder pain


November 11th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Excessive text messaging among youngsters can put them at increased risk of suffering from neck and shoulder pain, say researchers.Judith Gold, an assistant professor of Epidemiology at the ... Read more...

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Charcoal may help fight heart disease in kidney patients


November 1st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 01 (ANI): A new study has found that charcoal can prove useful in dealing with the high rate of heart disease in patients with advanced kidney disease.It has been observed ... Read more...

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Hormonal fluctuations make singing during pregnancy a tough task


October 31st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Professional singers find it difficult to strike the right note during pregnancy because of hormonal changes, says a new study.Until recently, researchers did not know if this effect ... Read more...

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World’s coral reefs worth 1.2 million dollars per hectare, per year


October 17th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): A preliminary research has revealed jaw-dropping dollar values of the "ecosystem services" of biomes like forests and coral reefs, rising to as much as 1.2 million dollars per ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia drug may help fight cancer


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): A drug used to treat schizophrenia may help beat cancer, according to a leading Australian researcher.Sarah Ongeley, a University of New South Wales scientist, has reported the preliminary ... Read more...

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Advanced mechanical horse may revolutionise hippotherapy


May 10th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Baylor University researchers have built a custom mechanical horse that can help improve the quality of life for children and adults with physical and mental impairments by providing ... Read more...

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Aussies give Botox, boob job market $45M boost


May 7th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Cosmetic surgery jobs had started to dwindle with the onset of recession, but Australian people's appetite for Botox and boob job are said to have helped boost the ... Read more...

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Himalayan oregano can wipe out hospital super bug: Research


April 21st, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Apr. 21 (ANI): Natural oil extracted from Himalayan oregano can help in wiping out deadly hospital super bug MRSA, a new research has claimed."For the last 2-3 years, we ... Read more...

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Tomb mural depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 yrs ago


April 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Archaeological have found a mural unearthed from an ancient tomb in the northwestern Chinese province of Shaanxi, which depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPod use in classrooms increases attendance in Oz school


January 4th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 04 (ANI): A class of year 8 students at an Australian school are using the iPod Touch in the classroom for a global "mobile learning" project.The students of Shepparton ... Read more...

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Epilepsy drug taken during pregnancy may raise autism risk in kids


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Women who take epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy may significantly raise their child''s risk of developing autism, says a new study.The preliminary research is published in the ... Read more...

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Himalayan oregano may help eradicate MRSA superbug


November 25th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A natural oil from Himalayan oregano can help wipe out deadly hospital superbug MRSA, according to a new research.Boffins have discovered that the herb, commonly used in ... Read more...

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UKs dino connection to the US established by researchers


November 24th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested that footprints found on Skye in Scotland, and in Wyoming, in the US, were left by the same dinosaurs or a similar ... Read more...

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‘Mushrooms can prevent obesity’


August 16th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Preliminary research suggests that increasing intake of low-energy foods like mushrooms can treat or prevent obesity. This is good news for the more than one-third of US adults ... Read more...

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Torture antidote against political violence used in 98 pc of nations


December 15th, 2007 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that 98 per cent of nations use torture in any political violence, and the Western democracies are no exception to it. "Torture remains widespread," ... Read more...

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