researcher professor

Study says that Laughter may be the best medicine


September 14th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from University of Oxford have identified that laughter is the best pain killer. The study identified that laughter helped the body to release chemicals which acts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days a year


September 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) One in four Britons suffers a stomach upset every year. This equates to more than 11 million lost working days each year, a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Stress can turn your hair grey, say scientists.They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions - such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study reveals that Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that stress could cause the hair to turn grey. The researchers admitted that the research is still in the early stages. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, genetically modified cows that produce ‘human’ breast milk!


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Chinese scientists have reportedly developed genetically modified cows that produce 'human' milk.According to a report in The Sunday Telegraph, they have introduced human genes into dairy cows to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quarter of Australians ‘racist’ towards Asians: Poll


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 23 (ANI): Almost half of Australians have anti-Muslim sentiments, while nearly 24 percent have a negative attitude towards Asians, the biggest survey ever done on racism in the country has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain gene responsible for making a female develop as a male identified


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene that is responsible for creating male genitalia in a female embryo.Melbourne researcher Professor Andrew Sinclair, of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating blueberries, blackberries ‘ward off Alzheimer’s, heart problems’


December 8th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Consuming purple coloured fruit can keep age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's, heart problems and cancer at bay, according to a new study.The study, conducted by the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking aspirin daily may help prevent bowel cancer


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a daily aspirin tablet helps protect against bowel cancer.Oxford University found it cut cases by a quarter and deaths by more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cell jab could spell the end for hip replacement surgeries


October 18th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The day is not far when painful hip and knee replacement surgeries would be history, for British scientists are developing a treatment wherein damaged joints could be rejuvenated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer is purely a man-made condition


October 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Cancer is a man-made disease triggered by the excesses of modern life, says a new study.Tumours were rare until recent times when pollution and poor diet became issues, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Swimming pool cleaner being sold in NZ as ‘miracle cure for cancer, HIV’


October 15th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 15 (ANI): An industrial bleach that is generally used to clean swimming pools is being sold in New Zealand as a miracle cure for cancer and HIV.Medsafe, a Health Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Egyptian mummies discovery indicates ‘cancer is man-made’


October 15th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A study of ancient remains has found that cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by pollution and changes to diet and lifestyle.Tumours were rare until recent times when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists stumble on genes that make you tall or short


October 1st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on genes which help explain why some people tower over others even as some struggle to attain five feet. While obesity is caused by a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain uncovered


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In what could be called the Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain, scientists have for the first time discovered that genes involved in chronic pain are regulated by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties boost vegetable intake in kids


August 7th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Worried about your kids not eating enough veggies through the day? Well, then show him Popeye cartoon, organise tasting parties and involve them while you cook food for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patients to grow own hip, knee replacements


July 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Patients with knee or hip problems will be able to 'grow' new replacement joints in the future, scientists say. Researchers have shown it is possible to grow properly ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soon, ‘grow your own’ hip and knee replacements with full movement


July 29th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): People who have knee or hip problems will soon be able to 'grow' new replacement joints and that too with full range of movement.Researchers have shown that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Violence increases during puberty: Study


July 14th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): Scientists have confirmed a common assumption that violence and antisocial behavior increase during puberty.According to a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, compared to early puberty, children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming could lead small fish to engage in ‘risky’ behaviour


July 7th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): A study has suggested that global warming could have an unexpected effect on small fish, like the clownfish, by making them indulge in risky behaviour.A previous study had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How complex genetic variations determine our height


June 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): The combined effect of numerous minute genetic variations in many of our genes determines our height, according to a new Australian study.Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to birth defects identified


May 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified a gene linked to birth defects.The work, co-led by geneticists at the University of Leeds, together with colleagues from institutes and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cleaning teeth twice a day can prevent heart attack


May 29th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice day can help protect against heart attack, reveals a new study. According to scientists, those who fail to keep their teeth clean have a higher ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why horror movie music is so scary


May 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 27 (ANI): UCLA researchers claimed to have solved the mystery of why horror-flick music causes goosebumps.According to the boffins, freak-out film scores, from the screeching violins to the two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vaccine for Meningitis C ‘wears off in early teens’


May 8th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): According to a research done by the Oxford Vaccine Group at Oxford University, three-quarters of children that are vaccinated against Meningitis C lose their protection against the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leftover veins can help treat future heart problems


April 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have found that human veins left over from lifesaving bypass surgery could be a source of "master" cells that can help treat future heart problems. Stem cells have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Soon, a single jab to cure phobias


March 24th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Researchers from University of Hiroshima have found a novel way to cure fears. They said that injecting a common local anaesthetic directly into the brain may cure fears. The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Autonomous computer framework could keep soldiers safer in war zones


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have developed the sophisticated autonomous computer framework, a technology that enables aerial vehicles to plan and verify missions, which could reduce the need for military personnel to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lack of oxygen may have forced fish to evolve into first air-breathing animals


February 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study by Australian scientists has determined that a global drop in oxygen levels may have been the driver that led ancient fish to leave the water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saffron may help halt or reverse sight loss


February 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Indian yellow spice saffron may help people from incurable blindness, according to a new study.The new research indicates that saffron, traditionally used to colour and flavor curries and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnancy doesn’t make women forgetful


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Pregnant women need not blame "the bump" for their forgetfulness, say scientists who claim the idea that bearing children affects one's brain power - the "baby brain" - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain’s dopamine drives our hunger for stimulation


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that the urge to seek out new and thrilling experiences is triggered by levels of dopamine in brain.An international research team made up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inscription Shows Bible Was Written Earlier Than Known


January 17th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some interesting facts about the exact date of the authorship of the Bible has come to light, thanks to an Israel based researcher, Professor Gershon Galil. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Soon, memory-boosting milkshake for Alzheimer’s patients


January 8th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A memory-boosting milkshake for patients suffering from Alzheimer's could be available within two years.Tests show that taken once a day with breakfast, the strawberry shake significantly improves short-term ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast milk may not be the best for child’s health


January 7th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A new Norwegian study suggests that mothers finding it hard to breastfeed their newborns might have had higher levels of the male hormone testosterone while they were pregnant.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe