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‘Ibuprofen promotes bone healing post fracture’


July 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 4 (IANS) Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers worldwide, also promotes bone healing, after a fracture or bone surgery, a study has said and claimed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Invasive heart test grossly overused


April 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) An invasive test for routine heart function is being grossly overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more effective tests. "This adds both risk to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Harmoniously designed wards help patients recover


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Harmoniously designed hospital wards not only appeal aesthetically but also help patients recover both physically and mentally, new research says."We want to help patients to get ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Low-income single women in India face tough time: Study


October 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A study on the condition of low-income single women in India says that just over 26 percent of separated or divorced women apply for maintenance ... Read more...

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Shame, honour can fuel global cooperation


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) The threat of shame and promise of honour boosts cooperation by as much as 50 percent, opening up ways to tackle tough global issues such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Universal blood could make blood grouping redundant


March 10th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 10 (IANS) Scientists are developing a universal blood product that would do away with the necessity of matching blood groups before transfusion.Maryam Tabrizian and colleagues from McGill University ... Read more...

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‘India lacks finances, design sensibility for animation films’


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Lack of finance, design sensibilities and original story ideas are stopping the Indian animation industry from attaining global standards, says filmmaker A.K. Madhavan whose animation movie "Alpha and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Minor electric current to brain ‘improves stroke patients’ motor skills’


November 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study states that a non-invasive electric stimulation technique administered to both sides of the brain can help stroke patients who have lost motor skills in their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People with stroke ‘more likely to die if hospitalised on a weekend’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): You may survive a stroke on a weekday, but if it's a weekend, your chances are grim.A new study states that people admitted to the hospital on a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More than a third of young Brits don’t feel part of their community


October 27th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new UK study states that almost a third of young people, aged 16 to 24, do not feel part of their local community and around a quarter ... Read more...

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Singles better at saving money than married people


October 9th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI):If you want to have enough money for your retirement, get rid of your partner, as a study states singles are better at saving that their counterparts living with ... Read more...

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Experimental vaccine against Alzheimer’s disease created


October 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers have successfully created an experimental vaccine against the small protein that forms plaques in the brain and is believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease.Compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women can escape heart disease, if they are regular to dentist


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Women, who pay regular visits to dentist, can curb their visits to cardiac surgeon, as a new study states that if a woman takes proper dental care, she's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dying at home ‘better for cancer patients’


September 16th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): For individuals with advanced cancer, dying at home rather than the hospital results in higher quality-of-life scores at the end of life, and may be easier on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apes running ‘out of time’ due to global warming


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Global warming may change ape behaviour, which in turn could cause them to run 'out of time', reveals a study.The study states that rising temperatures and changes in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average mother spends five months of her life doing the laundry


April 19th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Five months of an average mother's life goes in washing and ironing, according to a new study.The study states that the average mother spends twenty-six minutes every time ... Read more...

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Scientists detect chink in virulent stomach bug’s armour


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Scientists have detected a crack in the armour of the Helicobacter pylori, a common microbe that infects the stomachs of one-sixth of the world's population, causing gastritis and ... Read more...

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Hormone-replacement therapy ‘ups risk of dying from lung cancer’


September 20th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Postmenopausal women who take controversial hormone replacement therapy are at increased risk of getting and dying from lung cancer, says a new study.An eight-year study of 16,600 women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Large variations exist in peoples’ ability to eliminate arsenic from body


August 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that large variations exist in peoples' ability to eliminate potentially toxic substance arsenic from the body.In the study, Kevin Francesconi and colleagues found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Holiday makers help protect largest fish in the sea


May 1st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) The world's largest and rarest fish, the whale shark, may be increasing in number in one of its vital habitats, a new study by scientists and the general ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

N. Carolina study says using ”war on terror” to promote government policies has limits


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): A new study from North Carolina State University shows that there are definite limits on the government''s use of the "war on terror" as a rhetorical tool for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi’s elderly say their kids look after them: report


June 4th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) In heartening news for the national capital, a study reports that Delhi has the largest number of elderly who say they are taken care of by their ... Read more...

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State government rules mar spirit of RTI Act: study


May 15th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Right to Information (RTI) Act has become a complicated tool for the common man to use because of different rules framed by various state governments, a ... Read more...

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Incoming Russian President Medvedevs votes were rigged


April 18th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Up to a third of votes cast for Dmitri Medvedev to be Russia's next President may have been rigged, a comprehensive new study of the election results has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Overeating, rather than obesity, may be metabolic syndrome trigger


April 17th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Its long been thought that obesity is the trigger to a collection of heath risk factors called metabolic syndrome. However, a new study states that the actual ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Loop diuretics linked to bone loss in older men


April 15th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 15 (ANI): A new study states that old-age men who take loop diuretics, commonly prescribed drugs for heart failure and hypertension, are prone to increased rates of hip ... Read more...

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High depression levels among young Tibetans: study


April 10th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington/Dharamsala, April 10 (IANS) Forced to flee from their homeland, often without their parents, and then living as refugees has led to high depression levels among young Tibetans, says a study by ... Read more...

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Baby boys in developed nations more likely to die than baby girls


March 25th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Baby boys in developed countries are more likely to die than baby girls, says a new study, which also states that giving birth through a C-section and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nanominerals drive Earths physical, chemical, and biological processes


March 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 21 (ANI): A new study states that tiny particles of minerals i.e. mineral nanoparticles, influence earth systems from ocean to atmosphere to biosphere.And this knowledge may soon enable ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yak cheese may be more heart-healthy than cheddar


March 18th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): If you love cheese, then you would be better off digging into the one made from yaks milk rather than cows milk, for a new study has ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide emissions linked to increased human mortality


January 4th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study by a Stanford scientist has outlined for the first time the direct links between increased levels of carbon dioxide in the environment and increases in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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