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Cataract surgery improves mood, sleep in Alzheimer’s


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Patients of mild Alzhiemer's showed improved cognitive ability, mood and sleep patterns, especially after cataract surgery improved their vision. This is the first ever study to ... Read more...

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Olive leaf pill may help combat heart trouble


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that a pill made out of the leaves of olive tree can be useful in combating heart disease.In the study, patients who took the olive ... Read more...

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Novel gene therapy for cancer pain proves successful in small trial


April 12th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Michigan Department of Neurology have reported that a novel gene therapy treatment successfully reduced pain symptoms in patients with cancer pain.They showed that ... Read more...

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Blood protein levels may predict risk of heart disease


April 9th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian-origin surgeon has found that increased levels of a protein that helps regulate the body's blood pressure may also predict a major ... Read more...

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Physical activity counters salt’s effect on blood pressure


March 24th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) There's some good news for people who like their snacks well salted. Physical activity ensures that your blood pressure remains under control even if you like ... Read more...

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‘Heat therapy’ may help treat premature ejaculation


March 10th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Here's some good news for men who suffer from premature ejaculation - there's a new treatment on the horizon that uses 'heat therapy' to treat this often embarrassing ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep ‘ups risk of colon cancer’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A groundbreaking new study has found that lack of sleep is associated with an increase risk of colon cancer.Lack of sleep has been already linked with higher risks ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice ‘can help combat kidney disease’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has suggested that pomegranate juice can help combat kidney disease.The super food has long been hailed for its health giving properties thanks to its high ... Read more...

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Pine bark effective in relieving tinnitus symptoms


October 14th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract derived from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is effective in relieving tinnitus symptoms by improving blood flow in the inner ... Read more...

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Morning urine test could help doctors save kidneys


July 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A morning urine test is best in detecting declining kidney performance in patients with diabetic kidney disease, according to a new study.Patients suffering from this disorder often excrete ... Read more...

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Acupuncture helps chronic heart patients in exercising


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Acupuncture can help chronic heart patients tolerate exercises well, says a clinical pilot study. Patients with chronic weakness of the heart muscle, one of the most frequent diseases ... 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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Extended hepatitis C treatment after liver transplant beneficial for patients


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients beyond current standards results in high clearance rates of the hepatitis C virus from ... Read more...

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Belief in a caring God antidote to depression


February 24th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Belief in a caring God can act as an antidote to depression, says a new study. Rush University Medical Centre (RUMC) researchers surveyed 136 adults diagnosed with major depression ... Read more...

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‘SMS therapy’ for chronic diseases


December 31st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Text messaging is considered a lethal distraction for drivers and is also cursed for dehumanizing personal interactions, but for doctors treating patients with chronic diseases, it can prove ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may mend broken hearts


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells could help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack, reveals a new study.According to results from the Phase I study, stem cells from donor ... Read more...

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Extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients may be beneficial


November 1st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A study by doctors at Henry Ford Hospital has shown that extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients results in high rates of clearance of the hepatitis ... Read more...

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Blue light-filtering lens may protect against age-related vision loss


October 27th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that implantation of blue light-filtering intraocular lens (IOLs) at the time of cataract surgery increases a nutritional component of the eye, which may ... Read more...

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Too thin, too fat ‘at increased death risk’ post liver transplant


August 5th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Patients who are significantly underweight or very severely obese prior to liver transplantation are at increased risk of death following transplantation surgery, a new study has claimed.The study ... Read more...

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Shared birthdays, personal connections can improve sales


July 21st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) If a salesperson shares a birthday or a birthplace with you, you're more likely to make a purchase and feel good about it, according to a study. "This ... Read more...

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Personal connections help improve product sales


July 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that personal connections are likely to improve sales of a product.For instance, if the buyers share the birthday or a birthplace with the ... Read more...

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World’s First: Stem cells from own organ used to treat damaged heart


July 1st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Doctors at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have for the first time repaired a heart damaged by a heart attack by growing specialised stem cells using tissue obtained from ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug found to provide protective effects against multiple sclerosis


May 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): University of Illinois researchers have observed that an FDA-approved drug, which is currently in use for diabetes treatment, shows some protective effects in the brains of patients with ... Read more...

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Implantable monitor may help manage diastolic heart failure


December 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): An implantable haemodynamic monitor (IHM) may help to guide medical treatment in patients with diastolic heart failure (DHF), according to a new study.The researchers, led by Michael ... Read more...

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Rectal malaria drug may help save many lives in rural Africa and Asia


December 8th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Lives of many people who develop severe malaria, who live in the world''s remotest locations like rural Africa and Asia, could be saved with a rectal application ... Read more...

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Embolic neuroprotection system reduces risk of cardiac events


October 19th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): An Indian origin researcher has found that a embolic neuroprotection system, called FiberNet Embolic Protection System, can effectively reduce the risk of strokes and cardiac events.Patients who ... Read more...

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TB-bacteria linked to bone infections


October 18th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A newly described species of bacteria related to the tuberculosis pathogen has been found to cause bone infectionsa discovery that may pave the way for better diagnosis ... Read more...

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Personalized immunotherapy to combat HIV/AIDS developed


August 16th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): A research team from Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), along with researchers from Universite de Montreal have developed a personalized immunotherapy to fight ... Read more...

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Dual drug combo helps patients with previously untreated follicular lymphoma


June 9th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 9 (ANI): A study by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) revealed that galiximab, an investigational anti-CD80 monoclonal antibody, when given in combination with rituximab, showed beneficial ... Read more...

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Drug for treating diabetic eye disease more effective than laser surgery


April 30th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 30 (ANI): In a collaborative effort, researchers at Johns Hopkins and Genentech, have conducted a six-month long trial to show that a drug, called ranibizumab, for treating diabetic ... Read more...

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Special MRI identifies brain cancer early


March 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (IANS) A special kind of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can register changes in the brain's blood volume that often precede tumours, according to a new study. "Patients with low-grade ... Read more...

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Study confirms long-term benefits of hip replacement surgery


November 29th, 2007 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Hip replacement is an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, says a study that followed patients for an average of eight years after surgery.Previous studies have warned against this surgery ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoking accelerates brain damage in MS patients


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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