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Chinese supercomputer begins operations


January 20th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's Sunway BlueLight supercomputer, which was built with domestically-produced microprocessors and is capable of performing around 1,000 trillion calculations per second, has officially begun operations.The computer ... Read more...

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Blood test may predict diabetes risk 10 yrs before first symptoms


March 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have suggested that measuring the levels of small molecules in the blood could predict diabetes risk as much as a decade ... Read more...

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Now, simple blood test to help predict chronic kidney disease


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A study has revealed that measuring three biomarkers in a single blood sample might improve physicians' ability to identify patients at high risk of developing chronic kidney disease ... Read more...

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Coronary artery calcium may help predict heart disease risk


April 28th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research suggests that adding coronary artery calcium scores (CACS) to traditional risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) events significantly improves predictions of risk, and results ... Read more...

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Breast tissue feature could predict woman’s cancer risk


October 6th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Certain structural features within breast tissue can indicate a woman's individual cancer risk, say Mayo Clinic researchers.The findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.The study shows that ... Read more...

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Protein level may help predict osteoarthritis severity


July 31st, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Erlangen, Germany have revealed that measuring the level of vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1) can help predict the severity of osteoarthritis.It ... Read more...

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Biomarkers’ ability to improve prediction of heart risk minimal, say experts


July 1st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have revealed that measuring the known biomarkers modestly improves the prediction of future heart attack, but not enough to change preventive therapies.Although conventional ... Read more...

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Novel computer-based model to help in early breast cancer diagnosis


April 4th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has developed a computer-based model that would help in early breast cancer diagnosis and avoid unnecessary biopsies.Dr Jagpreet Chhatwal, Dr ... Read more...

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Simple test may help spot hidden heart risks


March 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): The use of common and readily available screening test called the ankle brachial index (ABI) could spot people with otherwise unsuspected heart risks, a new research has ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genetic predictors of oesophageal cancer


November 6th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have identified 11 genotypes that may elevate the risk for oesophageal cancer.Some of the major risk ... Read more...

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Index for atherosclerosis may help accurately estimate cardiovascular risk


July 9th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study led by researchers at the Scotland-based University of Edinburgh suggests that the ankle brachial index (ABI)the ratio of systolic pressure at the ankle to ... Read more...

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Who takes risks? The nerves can tell


March 13th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar 13 (IANS) An international team of neurologists claim they have discovered how human beings assess risk - something that holds the potential to explain behavioural quirks such as addiction ... Read more...

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Eating salads, working in the garden may reduce lung cancer risk


December 8th, 2007 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have linked diet and gardening to a reduced risk of lung cancer.According to them, by simply eating ... Read more...

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Study explains how exercise cuts down risk of cardiovascular diseases


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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