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People with higher protein hormone levels at lower risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s


December 16th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Higher levels of a protein hormone, called leptin, which is produced by fat cells and involved in the regulation of appetite, could lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease ... Read more...

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Cure for multiple sclerosis now possible


August 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Canadian researchers have successfully reversed multiple sclerosis in rodents, spelling hope for humans. Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease in which the body's own immune response attacks the central ... Read more...

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Boffins successfully reverse multiple sclerosis in mice


August 12th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers have successfully reversed multiple sclerosis in mice with the help of a new experimental treatment.According to researchers at the Jewish General Hospital Lady ... Read more...

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Stress delivers double whammy to reproductive system, fertility


June 16th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Researchers from University of California, Berkeley claim to have found a missing piece of puzzle about how stress causes sexual dysfunction and infertility.The study showed that stress delivers ... Read more...

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Men with Type 2 diabetes at risk of testosterone deficiency


March 16th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) More than 50 percent of men with Type-2 diabetes are at risk of developing testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS), more than double the rate in the non-diabetic population. The ... Read more...

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Beijing to take drug cheats head on


August 1st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Lou Chen Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) Chinese anti-doping officials have pledged to enforce a transparent and open doping control system to combat doping cheats and host clean Olympic Games. "We will catch ... Read more...

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Cycling star Ricco jailed after testing positive for drug


July 18th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris/Narbonne, July 18 (DPA) Italian cycling star Riccardo Ricco was jailed Thursday after being kicked out of the Tour de France for testing positive for the blood-booster EPO, the online edition of ... Read more...

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IOC boss Rogge saddened by Ricco’s positive dope test


July 18th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Lausanne (Switzerland), July 18 (DPA) International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has said that he was disappointed to hear the Tour de France was yet again being overshadowed by the spectre ... Read more...

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