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Olympics: Powell a major doubt for remainder of season


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Luckless Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell may have run his last race for the season. Powell pulled up in Sunday's final of the Olympic men's 100m here, but ... Read more...

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‘Grafting helps normalise heartbeats’


August 6th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Researchers have made a major advance in their bid to regenerate damaged heart by grafting human cardiac muscle cells into guinea pig hearts.The grafts also reduced ... Read more...

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Santos playmaker Ganso to return for Libertadores semis


June 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Santos playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso looks set to play in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores semifinal against Corinthians, just 19 days after receiving a surgery on ... Read more...

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Infrared light stops eye damage caused by bright lights


May 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Treating eyes with gentle infrared light can help prevent damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, says a study. A breakthrough by The Vision Centre ... Read more...

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Tasar silk could help heal damaged hearts


January 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Silk is set to make a leap from dressing Indian brides to potentially growing replacement tissue for damaged hearts, keeping them healthy and evergreen. Max Planck ... Read more...

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Breast implant ’swallowed’ by woman’s body during a Pilates session


December 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors had to carry out a surgery on a woman after her body “swallowed” up her breast implant during a Pilates stretch exercise. Doctors were able to ... Read more...

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Marathons could permanently damage heart: Study


December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Running marathons could permanently damage your heart, say scientists.High-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications, a study ... Read more...

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Antioxidant may prevent alcohol-induced liver damage


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) An antioxidant may prevent liver damage caused by excessive alcohol. The findings potentially open the way to treating and reversing steatosis, or fatty deposits in the ... Read more...

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Healthy liver-cell transplants may help treat genetic liver-lung disorder


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A animal study has found that transplanting cells from healthy adult livers may work in treating a genetic liver-lung disorder that affects millions of people worldwide.The genetic disorder, ... Read more...

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100,000 UK women in danger of their breast implants rupturing


April 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): It has emerged that tens of thousands of British women who have undergone breast augmentation have no idea that they have had an implant made by Poly Implant ... Read more...

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Cholesterol regulator plays key role in development of liver fibrosis


March 31st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have found that a key regulator of cholesterol and fat metabolism in the liver also plays an important role in the development of liver fibrosis - the ... Read more...

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Stem cell injections shrink enlarged hearts, improve function


March 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A small human trial has proved that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts could reduce both heart size and scar tissue and improve function to injured heart areas.Researchers ... Read more...

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Promising new approach to treat diabetic wounds, chronic ulcers


February 9th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a promising new approach for the treatment of diabetic wounds, bed sores, chronic ulcers and other slow-to-heal wounds.It may be possible to speed healing by ... Read more...

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Cancer drug shows promise in regeneration of spinal cord injuries


January 29th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists have shown that cancer drug Taxol reduces regeneration obstacles after a spinal cord injury.After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of nerve ... Read more...

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Silicone Implants May Cause Rare Form Of Breast Cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Food and Drug Administration declared on Wednesday that breast implants might be the cause of a very rare form of breast cancer. The discovery ... Read more...

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New tool to predict killer syndrome in lung transplant patients


December 31st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Scientists at University of Michigan have developed a new tool that could prevent a debilitating, fatal condition that causes scar tissue to build up in the lungs and ... Read more...

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Longevinex reduces size of heart attack better than resveratrol: Study


December 28th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Scientists have found that Longevinex worked better at reducing the size of a heart attack better than resveratrol.The study compared and contrasted the gene-switching pattern for both plain ... Read more...

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Lizard enzyme could let humans regrow organs, limbs


December 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Amputees could regenerate their limbs thanks to scientists on the verge of discovering how salamanders grow back lost legs and damaged organs.Axolotl salamanders are now going under ... Read more...

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Injured pacer Tait aims to get into Oz World Cup squad


November 12th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Pacer Shaun Tait aims to get into the Australian World Cup squad by returning from surgery in January.Tait underwent corrective surgery on his right elbow a month ago, ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction drug ‘could prevent hand, finger ulcers’


November 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A research has suggested that adding tadalafil to the treatment of people with scleroderma can improve Raynaud's phenomenon symptoms and heal and prevent hand and finger ulcers associated ... Read more...

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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...

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Lisa Rinna Speaks About Her Lip Reduction On “Today” Show


October 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The "Soap-Talk" actress Lisa Rinna and her husband Harry Hamlin's new reality show "Harry Loves Lisa" hit the television screens yesterday. The gorgeous actress and her husband appeared on ... Read more...

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Drink, obesity behind steep rise in liver deaths


August 30th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Binge drinking and obesity are contributing to a steep rise in deaths from liver disease. The number of deaths from damaged, diseased and worn-out livers has gone up ... Read more...

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New scaffold designed to fix a broken heart


August 10th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed a scaffold that supports the growth and integration of stem cell-derived cardiac muscle cells-a feat that offers hope for achieving what the body can't do- ... Read more...

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Researchers discover mechanism that limits scar formation


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that an unexpected cellular response plays an important role in breaking down and inhibiting the formation of excess scar tissue in wound healing. When an ... Read more...

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Novel technique reduces side effects in head and neck cancer treatment


May 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found a novel way to reduce side effects in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation treatments.The scientists ... Read more...

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Heart patient’s own skin cells may soon repair damaged cardiac tissue


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Thanks to a pioneering stem cell research, it may soon be possible to turn ordinary human skin cells into early-stage heart cells, claims a scientist.The new technique for ... Read more...

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Humans may one day be able to regrow organs and limbs


February 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 20 (ANI): A breakthrough research by an Indian-origin Kiwi scientist may soon enable humans to regrow parts of their body in the same way some amphibians do.Vishal Bhasin, a former ... Read more...

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New nanoscopic material promotes cartilage growth


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers at the Northwestern University are first to invent a bioactive nanomaterial that promotes new cartilage to grow in vivo without using costly growth factors.The therapy is ... Read more...

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Antibodies to speed up recovery from burns, ulcers


January 29th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) New antibodies being developed by Australian researchers will speed up the healing of burns and chronic ulcers and benefit diabetes patients. Research by Allison Cowin, associate professor at ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lyon Of “Survivor” Passes Away Of Breast Cancer


January 21st, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oregon, Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lyon, a former contestant of the "Palau" leg of the popular reality show, "Survivor", passed away at the premature age of 37. She had ... Read more...

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Soon, ’swallow the doctor’ nano pills to get heart back to health


January 19th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Heart patients may soon be able to "swallow their doctors", all thanks to researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School who have built targeted nanoparticles that can cling ... Read more...

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Painful ‘4-hour erection’ may soon be history


October 27th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Men struggling to cope with painful erections have been offered hope in the form of a novel therapy.A research team from United States and China suggests adenosine deaminase ... Read more...

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Revolutionary vocal cord op could help Julie Andrews sing again


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Dame Julie Andrews, who is said to have lost her voice after a surgery, could be back on stage within a year or two, all thanks to a ... Read more...

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Burned soldier portrait to show at Smithsonian


October 21st, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Antonio, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retired Army Sgt. Richard Yarosh face is very different following an explosion in Iraq. A life-sized oil painting of him will be put on display at ... Read more...

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