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Leaner diabetics have higher death rate


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Leaner or normal weight adult diabetics have a higher death rate than their overweight or obese counterparts with the same disease, says a study.The Northwestern University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Attention key to recovery in stroke, feel researchers


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Attention may have an important bearing on the successful recovery after a stroke, reseachers believe. People with a curious condition that causes them to apply make-up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bad fat could decline memory


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Certain types of fat are linked with deteriorating memory and mental functioning, says a new study. For instance, a 'bad' fat such as saturated fat or ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Moderate drinking after heart attack lowers death risk


March 28th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Men who drink moderately have a lower risk of death than non-drinkers, especially after surviving the first heart attack.Study co-author Jennifer Pai, assistant professor of medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women can detect your hidden ‘beauty’ online


November 14th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Trying to woo a woman just by posting your best-looking snap alongside an online profile may not be the best idea after all -- a study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Exposure to goats linked to rare lung cancer


September 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) People who work with goats are exposed to greater risks of a rare lung cancer, says a new research.The study has linked exposure to goats with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gastric bypass surgery linked to increased fracture risk


June 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) People who have had gastric bypass (bariatric) or other weight-loss surgeries have an even higher risk of fractures than previously found.Such people have 2.3 times the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Popular drugs could trip sex drive


March 8th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Drugs commonly used to treat urinary problems or hair loss can produce erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido even after the medication ia discontinued.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Do plants pay a price for evolving with complex defense mechanisms?


January 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study examines whether the production of defense traits against insects and mammals incurs costs to the plants.University of Zurich together with their American colleagues planted different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Babies born past term linked to increased risk of cerebral palsy


September 1st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): A new research has found that compared with delivery at 40 weeks, birth at 37 or 38 weeks or at 42 weeks or later is associated with an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Does lacking testosterone make men frail?


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 9 (IANS) Lack of testosterone seems to make older men frail. "We don't completely understand how people become frail, but our study suggests that testosterone might play a role in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Training in eye movement can reduce road accidents


June 9th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Thousands of people are killed and maimed in road accidents every year, all because of distracted drivers. These incidents can be reduced with the right application of motion ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Declaring nationality does not imply citizenship rights


May 6th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Home Minister P.Chidambaram Thursday clarified that the particulars of "nationality as declared" in the form being filled by enumerators in the ongoing Census 2011 would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How insects decide what to eat and what to avoid


April 24th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A protein in sensory cells on the "tongues" of fruit flies enables them to detect a noxious chemical and, thereby influencing their decision about what to eat and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aussie women give thumbs down to Pammie’s big boobs


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 23 (ANI): Women don't want boobs like that of Pamela Anderson's in Zoo magazine, says Australia's most prolific implant surgeon.Queensland-based Dr Daniel Fleming said his typical clientele used to be ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New study shows some bullies are just the shy type


March 19th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): People who suffer from social anxiety are usually characterized as shy, inhibitive and submissive. However, a new study suggests that there is a subset of socially anxious people ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Too much net surfing can make you depressed


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Individuals who spend a lot of time surfing the net are more likely to show symptoms of depression, a new study has found.The first large-scale study of its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why injured areas turn sensitive even to soft touch


November 16th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A set of nerve fibres could be responsible for making injured areas overly sensitive to touch, claims a new mice study.When a person has any kind of injury ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

All adult cells can be reprogrammed into becoming stem-like cells: Study


November 9th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Under optimum conditions, any adult cell can be coaxed into becoming stem-cell like, according to a team of researchers in the United States.Led by Rudolf Jaenisch of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Milk, dairy products safe for allergic infants


August 19th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Children who are highly allergic to milk can drink it safely and eat other dairy products, according to new research. Investigators followed up with a subset of infants ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Some kids can safely drink milk, consume dairy products after allergy treatment


August 19th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): If researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center are to be believed, some children with a history of severe milk allergy can safely drink milk and consume other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elder self-neglect, abuse linked to increased death risk


August 5th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Older adults who have a report of self-neglect or abuse submitted to a social service agency have an associated elevated risk of death, says a new study.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Customers sometimes judge a product by surrounding items


July 21st, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A study on marketers has shown that consumers sometimes link unfamiliar products to surrounding items.Authors Michelle P. Lee, of Singapore Management University, and Kwanho Suk, of Korea ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ageing honeybees’ learning ability remains intact when social roles are switched


July 1st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): While scientists have been aware of the fact that cognitive function among humans declines as they get older, a research team in Germany have found that ageing honeybees ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obesity ‘reduces gray matter in postmenopausal women’s brains’


June 19th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Obesity reduces volume of gray matter in the brains of postmenopausal women, according to a new study."A subset of women from the Pittsburgh Healthy Women Study (HWS) who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elderly patients at risk from side-effects of dementia drugs


May 28th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) Side-effects associated with commonly-prescribed dementia drugs may be exposing the elderly to risk, says a new study led by an Indian Canadian. Cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon and Reminyl) are ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fathers increase supervision in response to teens’ risky sexual behaviour


May 15th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A study conducted in the U.S. has revealed that fathers generally respond by increasing their efforts to supervise and monitor their teen children when they engage in risky ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meditation key to treating female incontinence


May 5th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Meditation or cognitive therapy may be an effective management strategy to control the frequent urge to urinate among women, according to a study.Loyola University Health System (LUHS) have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Immune cell subset behind onset and course of severe malaria


April 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A subset of immune cells could make malaria patients vulnerable towards contracting the severe form of the disease and suffer worse symptoms, according to a new study.Researchers, led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer found


April 19th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has identified a potential target for pancreatic cancer, one of the most fatal cancers.Akhilesh Pandey, a Johns Hopkins University pathologist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method to reveal pancreatic stem cells unveiled


April 7th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate for Medicine in 2007, has announced the invention of a technique to reveal the stem cells camouflaged in the pancreas.The achievement made in collaboration ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Selenium may help in high-risk bladder cancer prevention


December 8th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study from Dartmouth Medical School has found that selenium, a trace mineral found in grains, nuts and meats, may help prevent high-risk bladder cancer.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Purified stem cells offer new hope for people with muscular dystrophy


July 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by Harvard University researchers have shown that it may be possible to restore healthy muscle and improve muscle function among those afflicted by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

How flu-fighting cells know when theyre required in the lung


July 11th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Trudeau Institute has shed new light on how a previously-unknown messaging mechanism within the human immune system prompts specific influenza-fighting ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shariah compliant Islamic index launched in India


June 25th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The EW India Islamic Index comprising publicly listed companies, which are Shariah compliant, was launched here Wednesday to attract Gulf-based investors and make investment "moral and ethical". ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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