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Night shift elevates breast cancer risk


June 20th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) Women who did night shifts had a higher risk of developing breast cancer, as compared to sisters who worked in daytime, according to a study. "Our ... Read more...

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Post-menopause, women more vulnerable to heart attacks


June 12th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 12 (IANS) Women tend to suffer less from cardiovascular disease than men, but this difference becomes less marked post-menopause. This observation is behind a great deal of received ... Read more...

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New discovery opens up novel strategy for combating malaria


March 9th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 09 (ANI): A group of researchers has discovered that a class of chemotherapy drugs originally designed to inhibit key signaling pathways in cancer cells also kills the parasite that causes ... Read more...

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Mild painkillers in pregnancy ’cause poor quality semen, cancer in sons’


November 9th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): A new study has suggested that use of mild painkillers during pregnancy may be a reason for the increase in male reproductive disorders in recent decades.The new research ... Read more...

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How anti depressants work


September 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Researchers have finally discovered how anti depressants, such as Prozac, work.The teams of Odile Kellermann and of Jean-Marie Launay from Institut national de la sante et de ... Read more...

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No more fillings: Gel regenerates teeth


June 29th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new revolutionary technology could soon lead to dentists around the world getting rid of their drills. The technology uses a new peptide which ... Read more...

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Fresh Gel That Regenerates A Tooth Could Signify The Termination Of Excruciating Fillings


June 29th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh gel has emerged that ensures the development of cells inside the teeth that possess cavities. This gel could substitute the excruciating process ... Read more...

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New Gel Encourages Regeneration Of Teeth, Study Says


June 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A visit to a dentist might not be as painful as it was earlier if a new kind of gel that encourages regeneration of cells inside ... Read more...

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Tooth regeneration gel could make painful fillings history


June 29th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new gel that encourages growth of cells inside teeth that have cavities could replace the painful procedure of fillings.The new gel or thin film could eliminate the ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘harms sexual health’


June 16th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): It is well known that obesity increases one's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer, among other health ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes can actually be our allies in fight against malaria


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that the mosquitoes that transmit malaria can actually help scientists find potential new ways to fight this disease.Researchers at the European Molecular Biology ... Read more...

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Scientists crack brain’s numerical code


September 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Researchers have found that they can tell what number a person has just seen by observing and analysing the pattern of brain activity. These findings confirm the notion that ... Read more...

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15 percent pre-schoolers depressed: Study


August 29th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Almost 15 percent of pre-school students are beset with high levels of depression and anxiety, according to a new study. The investigation, which was carried out over a ... Read more...

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Writer’s cramp linked to abnormalities in fibres connecting brain areas


April 14th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Muscle disorders like writer's cramp may result from abnormalities in fibres connecting different brain areas, according to a study.Dr. Christine Delmaire, of Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire Roger ... Read more...

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Taurine rich diet key to preventing vision loss among epileptic kids


February 24th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) A taurine rich diet, including lean meat, poultry, fish and eggs, is the key to curbing the ill effects of a drug Vigabatrin or Sabril, used in treating ... Read more...

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Cold weather may raise blood pressure in elderly


January 13th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Cold weather may increase older adults'' blood pressure, according to a new study. Previous research has shown that blood pressure changes with the seasons, but few studies have ... Read more...

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On-off switch for major diseases uncovered


October 7th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has discovered a novel receptor that appears to act as an on-off switch for several major diseases. The researchers say that the ... Read more...

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Coronary heart disease linked to dementia


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): People with coronary heart disease might be at an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist Dr Archana Singh-Manoux a Senior ... Read more...

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Smoking causes memory loss in middle-aged people


June 10th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Middle-aged smokers are more prone to memory loss than non-smokers, says a new study by researchers at the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover protein that fights immunodeficiency


March 4th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
London, March 4 (ANI): A team of researchers from the US and Canadian has uncovered how a protein in some peoples DNA guards them against killer infections like HIV.The researchers insist that ... Read more...

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