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Genes a crucial factor in urinary incontinence


April 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A study of twins at the University of Gothenburg and Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) has revealed that genetic factors can explain half of people's susceptibility to urinary incontinence.Urinary incontinence ... Read more...

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Statistical methods ‘can help us avoid counterfeit goods on Internet’


March 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Statisticians say that consumers should know the true perils of purchasing artwork or luxury goods on the Internet.Currently the operators of Internet auction sites are not required ... Read more...

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Revenge cuts both ways in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Study


October 5th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 5 (ANI): A team of scientists from the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities have found that attacks by both Israel and ... Read more...

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Forest officials propose elephant census in Siliguri


July 11th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Silliguri, July 11 (ANI): Forest officials in West Bengal have proposed to carry out a survey to map the dwindling numbers of elephants in Siliguri.The census would cover the entire region ... Read more...

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Abused kids more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea


March 9th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are at an increased risk of suffering unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than kids who have not ... Read more...

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Novel way to trace HIV mutations that lead to drug resistance


January 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A research team from UC San Diego and Harvard University has suggested a new approach to trace HIV mutations that lead to drug resistance.They said once expanded to ... Read more...

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New analytical method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases


August 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new analytical technique to detect the genetic causes behind complex disease syndromes like diabetes, asthma and cancer, which are ... Read more...

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Disease-associated genes are ancient evolutionary legacy


October 17th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): German researchers have found that a majority of the genes that can cause diseases in humans were already in existence at the origin of the first cells. Tomislav ... Read more...

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Northeastern India may sizzle at 50 degree Celsius by end of 21st century


August 13th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Scientists from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute have used a statistical method to suggest that by the end of this century, temperatures may reach 50 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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New method could help planners predict food shortages


July 6th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington , July 6 (ANI): Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology in the US are working on a method that could help government planners and relief agencies better prepare ... Read more...

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Mathematical model to help predict drought


June 10th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Models developed by a mathematician will take the uncertainty out of predicting droughts and say exactly where and for how long they are expected to occur. The models, ... Read more...

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Novel statistical method might shed new light on history of human migration


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed a statistical technique that analyzes shared parts of chromosomes across the entire human genome, which might shed new light on the history of human ... Read more...

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