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‘Ibuprofen promotes bone healing post fracture’


July 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 4 (IANS) Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers worldwide, also promotes bone healing, after a fracture or bone surgery, a study has said and claimed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Blood hormone Epo boosts motivation


June 12th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 12 (IANS) Blood hormone Epo has a performance-boosting effect on the brain shortly after being injected as it improves oxygen transport in blood. As Epo also increases ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hubby cuts off wife’s lips, eats them


May 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) An Iranian living in Sweden, suspecting his wife of having an extra-marital affair, chopped off her lips with a knife and ate them. He has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids most exposed to harmful nanoparticles


February 16th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Children may be the most exposed to harmful nanoparticles of titanium dioxide in candy, which they eat in amounts much larger than adults, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientists stumble on immune cells in human spleen


December 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the presence of neutrophils in the spleen, located on the opposite side of the liver, even without an infection. Neutrophils are the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Breast milk can be source for stem cells


October 18th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Stem cells can be sourced from breast milk and have the potential to help people suffering from debilitating diseases such as Parkinson's and diabetes, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Babies laugh and cry in womb


September 16th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Babies in the womb develop a range of facial movements which can be identified as laughing and crying, research shows.Study author Nadja Reissland from Durham University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Secure relationship leads to more satisfactory sex life


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) People who feel secure in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Autopsy report to reveal how LRG’s Jonas Bevacqua died


June 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An autopsy report is expected on Wednesday to determine how Jonas Bevacqua died. The ex-clothing line tycoon was found dead in his home. Jonas died at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Major advance in fight against autoimmune diseases and allergies


April 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): In a major advance in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and allergies, scientists at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) have identified the mechanism governing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene-based controls ‘could stop mosquitoes spreading malaria’


April 21st, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Scientists around the world are keenly seeking novel strategies to tackle malaria.Now, scientists at Imperial College London and the University of Washington, Seattle, have developed gene-based control measures ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US groups helped nurture Arab uprisings


April 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): American officials and others looking back at the uprisings of the Arab Spring, they are seeing that the United States' democracy-building campaigns played a bigger role in fomenting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Free software to help people with disabilities to use mouse easily


April 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 09 (ANI): A new invention by the University of Washington scientists will help people with motor disabilities to use the computer mouse easily.The University team has invented two mouse cursors ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Safer CT scanning for kids developed


April 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed that researchers at the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital have developed a method that allows the lowest possible dose of radiation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New cell therapy shows promise against atherosclerosis


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that cell therapy can be used to reverse the effect of 'bad' LDL cholesterol and reduce the inflammation that leads to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find significant increase in microearthquakes after Chilean quake


February 26th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology studied seismographs from the earthquake that hit Chile last February and found a statistically significant increase of microearthquakes in central California ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How you can cut the risk of being affected by dementia


February 21st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): With age, a person's risk for dementia increases - now Swedish scientist Laura Fratiglioni has shown how everyone can minimize this risk.Laura Fratiglioni's research group at Karolinska Institutet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why males have a higher incidence of autism than females


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists have found that male and female sex hormones regulate expression of an important gene in neuronal cell culture through a mechanism that could explain not only higher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s ‘oldest’ person dies


February 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A US woman who was claimed to be the world's oldest person has died aged 114-year-old, a media report said here Tuesday. Eunice G. Sanborn of Jacksonville, Texas, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese citizens spent $48 billion overseas in 2010


January 11th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): Wealthy Chinese citizens were estimated to have spent 48 billion dollars abroad in 2010, a research group said.Xinhua quoted the China Tourism Academy as saying in its annual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women at higher genetic risk for multiple sclerosis: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new research has found that women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have a gene associated with multiple sclerosis than men with the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google tech-head, Bluetooth inventor to address Mumbai students


January 5th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Google's Chief Technology Advocate Michael Jones, Bluetooth inventor Jaap Haartsen, and constructor of the world's tallest building William Baker will address thousands of students at the 'Techfest' organised ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Want a higher follower tally on Twitter? Resort to flaming!


December 8th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Want to have more people following you on Twitter or commenting on your blog post? Well, be prepared to resort to flaming to anger and upset people, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to congenital heart defect found


December 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): New treatment for congenital heart defects may be on its way as Princeton researchers have identified the gene that can cause the birth defect.The newly discovered gene, called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technology desalinates water and produces electricity simultaneously


December 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science have discovered a way to simultaneously desalinate water, produce hydrogen and treat wastewater."Ships and their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s leadership unknown to much of world: Gallup poll


December 1st, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) As India seeks to cement its place as a world leader with its bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, Gallup surveys ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lactate levels in brain help in monitoring aging process


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Justice Bhandari for changes in copyright bill


October 16th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Emphasising the need for changes in the Indian copyright amendment bill 2010, Justice Dalveer Bhandari of the Supreme Court Saturday said it is necessary to stop unauthorised use ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

iPad users spend 20pc of their time with the gadget in bed: Study


October 10th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 10 (ANI): A new survey has found that twenty percent of the time iPad owners spend with the tablet computer is between the covers.The poll of 500 iPad users ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stem cells can fix damaged spinal cord tissue


October 9th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Stem cells, along with other cells, repair damaged tissue in the mouse spinal cord, found a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet.The results could pave way for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Low Testosterone linked to Alzheimer’s disease


October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A team of research scientists have found that older men with lower levels of the sex hormone testosterone were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.John E. Morley, a physician and head of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Patients warned off ‘Dr Google’


September 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that one in five Australians misuses prescription and over-the-counter medicines and GPs are worried about the reach of 'Dr Google'.Doctors have also warned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobile phone set to detect cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By ShwetaBangalore, Sep 2 (ANI): A hospital in cooperation with a research group here, has conceptualised and launched a health service that uses mobile phones to detect cancer.The Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Muscular dystrophy gene mystery cracked


August 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have made a critical advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, or FSHD.They have identified a DNA ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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