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Gene behind severe skin reaction to common epilepsy drug identified


March 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified a gene responsible for severe skin reaction to a common epilepsy drug.Carbamazepine is commonly used to treat patients with epilepsy and other diseases such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black rice bran could reduce inflammation: Study


December 1st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A new study has claimed that black rice, a little-known variety of the grain that is the staple food for one-third of the world's population, may help soothe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black rice may relieve inflammation caused by allergies, asthma


October 21st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have reported that black rice - a little-known variety of the grain - may help soothe the inflammation involved in allergies, asthma, and other diseases.Bran is the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman Mistakes Glue For Eye drops In Arizona


October 9th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Arizona mistakenly glued her eyes shut when she put glue in her eyes instead of the eye drop she was supposed to use. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Beware of mould in your home - it can kill


July 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Beware of mould in your home - it can kill just as it killed actress Brittany Murphy last December and her screenwriter husband Simon Monjack this May ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dermatitis and Cancer Risk Is Linked: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): According to a new research study, dermatitis is found to have links to the risks of cancer. The conclusion requires more research studies but ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Simple test to figure out if products cause skin allergies


May 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A fast, simple, cheap method has been developed for figuring out whether chemicals in consumer products can cause skin allergies. Itai Chipinda, Portland State University (PSU) graduate student and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FDA Adds A Warning About Liver Deterioration On Weight Loss Pills


May 27th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America has discharged a warning to the American citizens that there exists a probability of massive harm to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pampers Recall Not Effective, But Investigations On


May 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has so emerged that the rumors that Proctor and Gamble have recalled Pampers, one of their highest selling products, was completely false. According to reports, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No radioactive material lying in open in Delhi: Nuclear watchdog (Second Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Radioactive materials are no longer lying in the open in India's national capital and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has taken possession of all such pieces, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi free of radioactive materials: Nuclear watchdog (Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Radioactive materials are no longer lying in the open in India's national capital and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has taken possession of all such pieces, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Toilet seat triggers skin infections among kids


January 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Considered an extinct nuisance, skin irritation activated by toilet seats is making a comeback mostly among children, says a new research. "Toilet seat dermatitis is one of those ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Psoriasis effects go beyond the skin


December 30th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Effects of psoriasis are not just limited to the skin - the disease is also linked to arthritis and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.Psoriasis is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chili peppers can ease tingling nerve pain


October 19th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Millions suffer peripheral pain and other troubling sensations from diseases as varied as diabetes, AIDS, shingles and arthritis. Now a new review suggests that four out of 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Liverpool girls have biggest boobs in Britain!


October 10th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): A new survey has found that girls from Liverpool have the biggest boobs in Britain.The research revealed that the average bra size in the Brit borough was a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Here’s why smokers ‘itch’ to kick the butt


September 16th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists claim to have pointed the reason why people who are actively trying to stop smoking often itch uncontrollably.Belgian researchers, who studied the effect of nicotine in mice, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aloe vera ‘fights cavities’


July 18th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Apart from being magically beneficial for sunburns, minor cuts, skin irritation, and many other ailments, aloe vera's healing power extends to teeth and gums, says a new study.Recently, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diaper alarm effective for toilet training kids


June 5th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Use of a diaper alarm has been found to be effective in toilet training kids, according to a new study in Antwerp, Belgium. Thirty-nine healthy young children between ... Read more...

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Homeopathic meds may help relieve cancer therapy’s side effects


April 15th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Drugs and radiotherapy given to fight cancer can lead to nausea and vomiting, mouth sores and dermatitis. Now, Cochrane Researchers claim that homeopathic medicines can help reduce these ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon, a deodorant to reduce underarm hair growth


December 8th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Cosmetic giant, Unilever, is set to launch a deodorant which will not only leave you with a lasting fragrance, but would also potentially reduce the growth of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

HRT patches cut gall bladder disease risk in postmenopausal women


July 12th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Hormone replacement therapy patches can lower the risk of gall bladder disease in postmenopausal women.Hormone replacement therapy is known to increase gallbladder problems, which require surgery ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ban sought on tests of cosmetic on animals


June 17th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written to Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss requesting him to "ban cruel and archaic tests" of cosmetics on ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wear skin-friendly fabrics while working out


April 22nd, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Fitness freaks who plan to sweat it out in the hot Indian summer would do well to wear skin friendly fabrics like cotton, say experts. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Real Erin Brockovich may sue mining giant Alcoa over health problems


February 29th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, February 29 (ANI): Renowned US environmental campaigner Erin Brockovich is reportedly planning to sue mining giant Alcoa in relation to its West Australian refinery.Brockovich, who became known across the world after ... Read more...

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Microsofts mind reader tops New Scientist readers top 10 inventions list


December 28th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
London, December 28 (ANI): Microsofts mind reader has been proclaimed the topmost invention of 2007, in accordance with the responses of New Scientist readers to the various innovations reported throughout the year. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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