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Now, a toolkit for dyslexic students in Indian schools


July 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Schools in the country can now have an easy learning tool kit for dyslexic children, making learning easy for such students with reading and spelling ... Read more...

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Premature infants more likely to suffer from autism


October 17th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Premature infants are five times more likely to suffer from autism than children born at normal weights, scientists say. Children born between September 1984 and ... Read more...

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40 Indians with Philippines medical degree move court


September 5th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A group of 40 Indian students, who obtained the doctor of medicine degree from the Philippines, Monday moved the Delhi High Court after the Medical ... Read more...

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New test accurately detects aggressive prostate cancer


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A new PSA test to screen for prostate cancer more accurately identified men with prostate cancer -- particularly the aggressive form of the disease -- and substantially reduced ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on the causes of high blood pressure


February 11th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists at Yale University have found two new genetic mutations that can cause hypertension in up to a third of patients suffering from a common cause of severe ... Read more...

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Haryana teachers to undergo test for awards


January 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Getting a reference or a pull alone will not help teachers in Haryana aspiring for awards meant for the teaching community. The state's education department is now planning ... Read more...

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Breast cancer campaign ‘diverting attention’


January 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): The high-profile awareness campaign about breast cancer is diverting attention from other types of cancer, says a leading cancer specialist.The breast cancer lobby's 'pink steamroller' has diverted public ... Read more...

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WHO endorses new test for detecting TB in less than 2 hours


December 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Dr. David Alland, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, is the driving force behind the rapid tuberculosis test that received World Health ... Read more...

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Release nursery admission guidelines, Delhi government told


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) Monday issued a notice to the Delhi government to release guidelines for nursery admissions without any further delay. ... Read more...

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81pc of hospital patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A Loyola University Health System study has found that eighty-one percent of hospital patients are at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea.The findings suggest that hospitals should consider ... Read more...

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Screening test for depression in adolescents gets green signal


November 1st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 01 (ANI): Screening depression in adolescents would now get easier-thanks to a new test that has been approved by researchers.University of Washington researchers, Seattle Children's, and Group Health Health report ... Read more...

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Babies born using world’s first pre-IVF genetic screening study


October 16th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies.The babies, twin girls born ... Read more...

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Biomarker may hold key to early diagnosis of lung cancer


October 15th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Early-stage lung cancer diagnosis may now be possible- as scientists have suggested that a biomarker may be used to develop a potential screening test.A collaboration between physicians and ... Read more...

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Genetic defect responsible for epilepsy and mental retardation found


October 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Researchers have detected a genetic mutation responsible for severe mental retardation and epilepsy beginning at infancy.The team, led by Ohad Birk of the Ben-Gurion University, determined that the ... Read more...

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Constitution bench to hear plea against education law (Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday referred to a five-judge constitution bench petitions challenging the right to education law on the ground that it violates constitutional provisions safeguarding the ... Read more...

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Railways explore quota for employees’ wards in jobs


July 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked her ministry to explore the feasibility of according some priority or providing some reservation to the wards of lower-grade employees ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack hero to head Maharashtra counter-terror force


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Sadanand Date, the police officer seriously wounded in a gun battle with Pakistani terrorists during the 2008 Mumbai attack, was Wednesday appointed the chief of Force One, Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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Gene discovery offers hope of screening test for bone disease


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): An international team of scientists, led by the University of Edinburgh, has identified three genes linked to the development of Paget's disease, a painful bone condition.The researchers believe ... Read more...

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Five-minute screening test could cut risk of developing bowel cancer


April 28th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): A five-minute screening test has been developed, which researchers say, could cut the risk of developing bowel cancer by a third.The research led by Imperial College London has ... Read more...

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Soon, urine test to diagnose colon cancer


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists are close to developing a urine test for detecting colon cancer.Such a test could compliment or even reduce the need for colonoscopy, the mainstay screening test used ... Read more...

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Using home cervical cancer testing kits can increase diagnosis


March 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that more high risk cases of human papilloma virus (HPV) could be detected by offering home testing kits to women who do not ... Read more...

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New Mammogram guidelines are a concern for worry


November 17th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government task force said on Monday that most women don't need mammograms in their 40s at all, and should get one every two years when ... Read more...

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Dual-tasking test could differentiate between Alzheimer’s and depression


November 9th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Scottish researchers have developed a novel diagnostic test that can help distinguish between symptoms of depression and early Alzheimer's.People developing Alzheimer's face mild levels of impaired reasoning and ... Read more...

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Leg pain may be a strong marker for heart disease, stroke


October 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton have found that the nagging pain in the legs while walking is a strong marker for heart disease and stroke. ... Read more...

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Screening test ‘ups chances of pregnancy for women on IVF’


October 19th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): A genetic-screening test is likely to increase chances of pregnancy for women using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), according to a study.Dagan Wells, a Senior Fellow in Reproductive Genetics at ... Read more...

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Third lifter fails dope test, Indian federation in soup


October 13th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was in deep trouble Tuesday after it turned out that a third lifter, Priyadarshini, too has tested positive in a screening test ... Read more...

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Healthy older brains not smaller than younger ones


September 8th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): The belief that healthy older brains are substantially smaller than younger brains has been deemed incorrect by Dutch researchers.The authors suggest that previous findings may have overestimated atrophy ... Read more...

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Pinhead-sized worm may help develop new antibiotics


August 6th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A pinhead-sized worm can help in discovering and testing new antibiotics as the existing ones lose their effectiveness against drug-resistant bacteria, say researchers.Lead researcher Frederick Ausubel and colleagues ... Read more...

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Children often diagnosed with intellectual disability at age 3


July 12th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Despite efforts to create awareness, children are often older than 3 years before they are diagnosed with common inherited form of intellectual disability, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Glucose challenge test accurate, economical for diabetes screening


June 26th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Emory University researchers have found that a test commonly used to help identify women with diabetes during pregnancy may be an accurate, convenient and economical way to screen ... Read more...

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Doctor who forged certificate denied bail


June 16th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A doctor, who did his MBBS from Ukraine, was Tuesday denied an anticipatory bail in an alleged case of faking the Medical Council of India (MCI) certificate ... Read more...

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Study links depression to accumulation of visceral fat


April 29th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): In a new study, Rush University Medical Center scientists have shown that depression is linked with the accumulation of visceral fat - the kind of fat packed between ... Read more...

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Simple bedside test to diagnose chronic back pain


April 7th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have devised a simple bedside test that can effectively diagnose chronic back pain.According to the study, the new test is better than ... Read more...

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Questions that can diagnose low sexual desire in women


April 6th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) It takes only a few simple and quick questions to determine whether a woman has low sexual desire, says a new study. The study enrolled 263 women at 27 ... Read more...

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Now, a simple test to detect kids with swallowing disorder


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 2 (ANI): American scientists say that a simple screening test to swallow three ounces of water can help determine whether or not a child has the swallowing disorder oropharyngeal ... Read more...

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