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Low-fat curd in pregnancy could trigger asthma in children


September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Low-fat curd intake by pregnant women can trigger asthma and hay fever (allergic rhinitis) in their children, according to a Harvard study.Women who ate low-fat yoghurt ... Read more...

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Pune firm slashes pentavalent vaccine prices 60 percent


June 13th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 13 (IANS) India's vaccine major, the Serum Institute, has pledged support to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) programme by announcing a 60 percent cut in ... Read more...

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Majority of obese teens are vitamin D deficient


April 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Most obese adolescents are deficient in vitamin D, which may increase their risk of diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, according to new study.Researchers at Hasbro Children's ... Read more...

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Hope for infertile men as scientists grow test-tube sperm


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists have accomplished a feat thought to be impossible - for the first time, they have produced fertile mammalian sperm in a test tube.The technique holds significant ... Read more...

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Study: No birth defect risk seen with pregnancy malaria drug


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers of a new study claim that taking the anti-malaria drug, Malarone, during the first trimester might not increase the chances of birth defect.Malaria drugs are generally ... Read more...

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Now, blood tests can detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur


February 12th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new technology to diagnose Alzheimer's disease from blood samples long before symptoms appear.The new method uses synthetic molecules to seek out and identify disease-specific ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oral vaccines are ‘alternative to jab’


February 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that oral vaccines could be used to immunise individuals against a wide range of diseases.The research found that salivary glands are able to ... Read more...

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Eyelash Enhancer Latisse Might Cure Baldness


January 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those of you who are troubled by the problem of hair loss, might very soon get some relief from Allergan. The company's popular eyelash enhancing ... Read more...

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Claire Danes suffering from Latisse’s side effects


December 16th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Claire Danes is reportedly suffering from the side effects of Latisse.The actress served as the spokesperson for the product but it seems she is currently ... Read more...

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Actress Claire Danes’ Representative Refutes Claims Of Latisse Side-Effects


December 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American television actress Claire Danes is presently disappointed at a reputed American newspaper for publishing a wrong statement. The US newspaper stated that the ravishing actress ... Read more...

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Sweetened drinks up risk of gout in women: Study


November 8th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A study has revealed that sweetened drinks can increase the risk of gout in women.Women who consume fructose-rich beverages, such as sugar-sweetened soft drinks and orange juice, are ... Read more...

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Food-allergy fears lead to overly restrictive diets


November 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): National Jewish Health researchers have revealed that many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies.The food avoidance poses a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How fat hormone guards against stress-induced heart damage


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have discovered how a cardioprotective hormone called adiponectin prevents stress-induced damage in the heart."Whereas healthy people usually have high adiponectin levels circulating ... Read more...

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Possible biomarker to identify seizure-related stress found


October 5th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new research has found that reduced levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)-a protein in the brain that encourages growth of neurons-may be a trait marker for individuals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby’s nappy reveals mum’s smoking habits


August 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists have found that the first stools that a baby passes after being born can actually be used to determine how much their mother smoked, or if she ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deaths due to snake bites have reduced


August 20th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The number of deaths due to snake bites have lessened from 2007 to 2009, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday. The total number of deaths due to snakebites ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diet soft drinks cause premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Pregnant women should avoid artificially sweetened diet soft drinks, as a study has linked them with premature births. Research conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark found ... Read more...

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‘Diet’ soft drinks linked to premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Drinking lots of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy increases the risk of premature births, according to a new study.The study, conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark, ... Read more...

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Bear bones could provide clues for osteoporosis prevention


August 15th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Bears hibernate throughout winter and yet, when the re-emerge, their bones are stronger than ever. Michigan Technological University researchers set out to find why.Seth Donahue found that hibernating ... Read more...

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Zinc in blood reduces risk of pneumonia in elders by 50 pc: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that normal blood zinc concentrations reduce the risk of pneumonia in elders by 50 percent.The study was led by Simin Nikbin Meydani, director of the ... Read more...

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Eyelash Enhancing Serum hit among Brit women


July 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): In a desperate bid to get their hands on a new eyelash enhancing serum online, thousands of Brit women brought the Boots website, which sells the product, crashing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Forever young - with instant anti-ageing creams!


July 10th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) How would you like to look young once again, especially before that college reunion? Slap on some instant anti-ageing cream and watch the difference - of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lack of vitamin D linked to metabolic syndrome in elderly people


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has linked lack of vitamin D to metabolic syndrome in elderly people."Because the metabolic syndrome increases the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, an adequate ... Read more...

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Digestive disorder in infants may be genetic


June 16th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Digestive tract disorder pyloric stenosis is more prevalent among twins and siblings, indicating that this is a genetic and inherited disorder, according to a study.The study was conducted ... Read more...

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H1N1 Vaccines Administration To Be Continued During Summer


April 11th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the fact that it has been around a year since the pandemic of swine flu first made its presence felt across the world, health officials ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Botox in a bottle’ a hit Down Under


February 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Demand for a product described as "botox in a bottle", which claims to have the ability to reduce wrinkles in 90 seconds, has gone up after women came ... Read more...

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Snake serum, dubbed ‘Botox in a bottle’, a hit in UK


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New York, February 23 (ANI): A snake venom that claims to reduce fine lines and wrinkles has become the latest beauty craze in the UK.The new Glamoxy Snake Serum from ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole ‘uses snake venom to keep wrinkles at bay’


February 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Singer Cheryl Cole uses snake venom to wipe away her wrinkles and maintain a young look, it has emerged.The 26-year-old star applies the Glamoxy Snake Serum that replicates ... Read more...

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Bacteria can be deadly to wound-treating maggots


February 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A new research has shown that bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions.Experts at Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Statens ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Relatives of boys with sexual birth defects not at testicular germ cell cancer risk


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): While boys with sexual birth defects are at risk for developing testicular germ cell cancer, their relatives remain unaffected, a new study has revealed.Although hypospadias, the birth defect ... Read more...

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Vitamin D levels linked to survival in lymphoma patients


December 6th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): The amount of vitamin D in patients being treated for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is strongly linked to cancer progression and overall survival, according to a new study."These ... Read more...

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Discount Medspa Faces The Heat From Law For Illegal Selling Of Botox


December 5th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.05, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is most certainly one of those incidents, when one can say that beauty cost a lot of pain. In what has emerged from news sources recently, ... Read more...

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High insulin levels may increase prostate cancer risk


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that high insulin levels might increase the risk of developing prostate cancer.Lead researcher Dr Demetrius Albanes, of the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology ... Read more...

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‘Making swine flu vaccine a complex process’


August 11th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Developing vaccines against swine flu virus strains is a complex and time-consuming process and inoculations are usually effective only for a single season, says an expert at ... Read more...

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“District 9″ To Hit Theaters On August 14


August 10th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
The upcoming Peter Jackson venture of "District 9" promises to be one sci-fi movie that the viewers won't get to forget easily. If the trailers of the movie are anything to go ... Read more...

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