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No need to panic over Mandela’s health, says government


January 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), Jan 28 (IANS) The South African government has tried to allay people's fears about former president Nelson Mandela's health, saying medically there is no need to panic.Acting South African ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vitamin D deficiencies linked to onset of autoimmune lung disease


January 4th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung diseases, according to a new study.Brent Kinder, MD, UC Health pulmonologist, director of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Argentine singer recovering after heart, lung transplant


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter and actor Sandro is "stable" and recovering "favourably" from the complex surgery of a heart and lung transplant, doctors have said. "Like any other human being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cell phones may help smokers kick the butt


October 7th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): A new review from New Zealand suggests that cellular phones can help smokers kick the butt.Led by Robyn Whittaker, a public health physician at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists turn benign virus into good gene therapy carrier for cystic fibrosis


February 17th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 17 (ANI): A collaborative study led by scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa has led to the conversion of a relatively benign virus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking linked to premature aging


February 6th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers from University of Iowa have found a link between smoking and premature aging.They identified a key protein that is lost in Werner''s syndrome (premature aging) is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel cause of ozone wheezing discovered


February 4th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a cause of airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to ozone, a common urban air pollutant.Using an animal model, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lungs response to ozone causes wheezing, airway irritation


February 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers have identified factors that cause airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to a common urban air pollutant like ozone. "We found that it is not the ozone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obstructive sleep apnea may lead to eye disorders


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
OSA is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep and it occurs when throat muscles relax and block the airway. A large number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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