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Energy drink intake may lead to alcohol dependence


November 17th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has suggested that college students who frequently consume heavily-caffeinated energy drinks are more likely to become alcohol-dependent.Individuals who have a high frequency of energy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Good night’s sleep helps you stay slim


October 5th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) A good night's sleep can help you stay slim, a study has found.Dieters who get a good night's rest lose twice as much fat than those who scrimp ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cutting back on sleep ‘cuts dieting benefits’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting.When dieters in the study got a full night's sleep, they lost the same ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Migrating birds sleep less, become more impulsive: Study


July 29th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Sparrows and other birds sleep very less and become highly impulsive in migratory seasons, says a new study.University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers said that despite the behaviour, sleep loss ... Read more...

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Acupuncture boosts exercise tolerance in heart patients


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study indicates that acupuncture can improve exercise tolerance in patients suffering from chronic heart failure.Dr. Johannes Backs, physician and study director at the Department of Internal ... Read more...

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Radio frequency ablation effectively reduces pain from bone metastases


January 5th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Radio frequency ablation (RFA), a minimally invasive cancer treatment, has been found effective in reducing the level of pain experienced by cancer patients with bone (osseous) metastases.It would ... Read more...

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More than one third of those who sexually abuse kids are juveniles


December 6th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center has found that more than one third of those who sexually abuse children are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US kids exposed to greater violence than suspected


October 8th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) US children are routinely exposed to even more violence and abuse than has been previously recognised, with nearly half experiencing physical assault, says a new study. "Children experience far ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study finds high rates of childhood exposure to violence, abuse in US


October 8th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A new study conducted has found that U.S. children are routinely exposed to even more violence and abuse than has been previously recognized.The study conducted by the University ... Read more...

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Grapefruit juice boosts drug’s anti-cancer effects


April 21st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) A glass of grapefruit juice, combined with rapamycin, boosts the drug's anti-cancer effects and enhances its potency in lower doses, according to a clinical study. For decades, pharmacists ... Read more...

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Grapefruit juice boosts anti-cancer drug’s effects


April 21st, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Grapefruit juice boosts the anti-cancer effects of the drug rapamycin, a new study has found.In a small, early clinical trial, researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center ... Read more...

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New test can help assess efficacy of Alzheimer’s drugs


April 10th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a new test that can assess whether an Alzheimer's drug could really reduce the production of ... Read more...

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Blood clot dissolving drug could save patients even 4.5 hrs after stroke


October 1st, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A drug that dissolves blood clots in the brain can benefit patients up to 4.5 hours after a stroke, suggests a new study.Till date, the useful limit ... Read more...

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Glucose control reduces risk of kidney disease in diabetics


June 11th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): By intensively controlling blood glucose levels, patients with diabetes can effectively reduce their risk of developing serious kidney disease and other complications, suggest researchers.The team of ... Read more...

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Compassion meditation can train your brain to be empathetic


March 27th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Being compassionate is no longer a feeling that is imbibed within you as your attribute, because according to a new research, such feelings can be cultivated in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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