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Video games help lower diabetes, obesity risks in kids


December 7th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Researchers have come up with a unique method to convince children to eat better and exercise more to fight obesity- video games.'Escape from Diab'(Diab) and 'Nanoswarm: Invasion from ... Read more...

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Fish oil does not help with people with heart rhythm problem: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Prescription supplements of omega-3 fatty acids do not prevent recurrences of atrial fibrillation, say scientists.Although some data have suggested that omega-3 fatty acid supplements, such as from fish ... Read more...

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AIDS drugs block 99pc of HIV transmission to breastfed babies


June 17th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): AIDS-fighting antiretroviral drug combinations given to pregnant and breastfeeding women in Botswana, Africa, prevented 99 percent of the mothers from transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to their ... Read more...

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Low-fat diet ‘puts dieters in better moods’


November 10th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Feeling blue? Try a low-calorie, low-fat diet, suggests a new study.Published in the November 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, after one ... Read more...

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Nicotine patch and lozenge can help smokers quit


November 6th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) In a comparison of five different smoking cessation medications, a nicotine patch plus a nicotine lozenge appeared most effective at helping smokers quit, according to new research. "Many ... Read more...

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Synthetic hormone treatment reduces swollen livers


August 18th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A six-month treatment with a synthetic gastro-intestinal hormone, Lanreotide, significantly decreased swollen cystic livers, compared to a 'wait and see' policy, says a new research. At least five percent ... Read more...

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Resistance, aerobic exercises combo boosts obese older adults health


January 27th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A combination of resistance and aerobic exercises may help reduce insulin resistance and improve functional abilities in obese older adults, says a new study.According to the authors, ... Read more...

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One-fifth dose of scarce meningitis vaccine as effective as full dose


December 7th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Just one-fifth of the standard dose of a commonly used meningitis vaccine can turn out to be as effective as using the full dose, according to a ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents more effective, equally as safe as bare metal ones


October 16th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new clinical trial has revealed that drug-eluting stents are more effective and equally as safe as bare metal stents for treating heart attack patients.The trial, ... Read more...

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Anti-inflammatory drugs dont prevent memory loss in older adults


May 13th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that anti-inflammatory drugs naproxen and celecoxib may not improve cognitive function in older adults with a family history of Alzheimers disease.The researchers ... Read more...

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