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Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!


June 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.They found a link between high levels of dental plaque, ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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Stroke risk much higher if sibling had stroke


April 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) If your sibling of either sex had a stroke, you may be atleast 60 percent more likely to have one too, says a finding from a ... Read more...

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Small gene set in cell powerhouse causes male infertilty


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) While causes of male infertility have never been understood, a recent study suggests that genes located in the energy centre of humans, the mitochondria, can now ... Read more...

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Scientists find endogenous proteins in a 70-mn-yr-old marine lizard


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Swedish researchers have discovered primary biological matter in a fossil of an extinct varanoid lizard (a mosasaur) that inhabited marine environments during Late Cretaceous times.Using state-of-the-art technology, ... Read more...

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Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... Read more...

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Shunt surgery ‘improves’ dementia patients’ mental function


January 26th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Swedish researchers have shown that a shunt surgery could improve the mental function and the ability to walk in people suffering from dementia as a result of hydrocephalus ... Read more...

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Study finds changes in solar activity affect local climate


December 9th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): There is a lot of debate about whether the sun's activity could have influenced the earth's climate over thousands or millions of years.Now, Swedish researchers have revealed ... Read more...

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Heart attack risk rises by 60 pc post diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis


December 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Just a year after a patient is diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, the risk of a heart attack goes up by 60 percent, reveals a new study.Swedish researchers followed ... Read more...

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Mid-life stress ups Alzheimer’s risk for women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Women, who experience repeated stress and anxiety in mid-life, can face up to twice the risk of developing dementia than their normal peers. Swedish researchers followed the progress of ... Read more...

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IVF children more likely to develop cancer


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Children conceived through IVF treatment are 42 percent more likely to develop cancer in their early years, according to the largest study of its kind. IVF treatment or ... Read more...

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IVF children at higher risk of developing cancer


July 20th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Children born through infertility treatment are 42 percent more likely to develop cancer. Concerns have been raised that children born after fertility treatment are at greater risk of complications, ... Read more...

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Why female water fleas change their fashion trends every season


May 4th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): While studying fashion trends for water fleas, Swedish researchers have uncovered the mystery behind why do females change the way they look each season while males look the ... Read more...

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Blood pressure fluctuations ‘a new stroke risk factor’


March 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Extremely variable blood pressure, and not just high blood pressure, can greatly increase a person's risk of stroke, researchers have said.To reach the conclusion, UK and Swedish researchers ... Read more...

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BP control abnormal in newborns of smokers


January 26th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Blood pressure control in infants of smoking mothers is abnormal compared to that of infants from non-smoking parents, a new study has found.Swedish researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal ... Read more...

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How to boost brains of young men


January 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Exercise is not only good for overall health, but also beneficial for grey matter. Researchers have shown that fitter a man is, the higher his IQ.According to Daily ... Read more...

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Doubt on provocative tuberculosis theory


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has ruled out a recent theory about tuberculosis, which claimed that TB bacteria have the ability to turn into dormant, armour-plated spores.If true, the findings ... Read more...

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It’s official: Cell phones affect your brain


November 14th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found that cell phone use triggers a specific biological effect in the brain.However, the researchers at Sweden's Orebro University, who conducted the study, cannot decide ... Read more...

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Pregnant lesbian women not receiving same care as other mothers-to-be


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Pregnant lesbian women struggle to be treated like normal expectant mothers as, they say, the focus is often on their sexuality rather than the fact that they are ... Read more...

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Cholesterol crucial to brain development


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Swedish researchers have shown that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for the formation of brain cells by conducting experiments on mice.Professor Ernest Arenas, from the medical ... Read more...

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Present day Scandinavians may have descended from Stone Age immigrants


September 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): A new study has determined that the present day Scandinavians are not descended from the people who came to Scandinavia at the conclusion of the last ice age ... Read more...

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Size of fat cells does matter when predicting type 2 diabetes in women


September 11th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): It's not just the size of the waist, but also the size of fat cells that play a major role in determining a women's risk for type 2 ... Read more...

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Obesity ops ‘cut cancer risk in women’


June 24th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Weight-loss surgery may help obese women, not men, lower their risk of developing cancer, claim Swedish researchers.The study, which has been published in Lancet Oncology, has shown that ... Read more...

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How mice sniff out sickness


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Swedish researchers claim to have solved the mystery of how some animals can sniff out sickness.Ivan Rodriguez at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and colleagues have found a ... Read more...

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Energy-burning brown fat’s presence in adults offers new obesity treatment strategy


April 17th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found that adults use brown fat to convert energy into heat, a finding that may lead to novel treatments for overweight and obesity.Sven Enerback, ... Read more...

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Testosterone boost doesn’t ‘fire’ women’s risk taking behaviour


April 7th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Unlike men, women do not engage in risky financial decisions when given testosterone, Swedish researchers have shown.Although earlier studies have found correlations between testosterone levels and risky behaviour ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on egg cells’ unique ability to ensure that sperm don’t get too old


March 26th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): While it is thought that men remain fertile throughout life as compared to women, Swedish researchers have now shown that a fertilising sperm can get help from the ... Read more...

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Middle age activeness boosts mens longevity


March 6th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Its never too late to start exercising, concludes a new study, which found that men who start doing physical activity when they are 50 can extend their ... Read more...

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Now, a test that predicts onset of preterm labour


December 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A test that can predict whether a woman is likely to give birth if her waters break early in pregnancy has been identified by Swedish researchers.According to ... Read more...

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Having a bad boss may be harmful for your heart


November 25th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Having an inconsiderate and incompetent boss not only leads to bad working days, but also increases your risk of developing heart disease, warn Swedish researchers.The research found ... Read more...

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Violent video games adversely affect boys” biological systems


November 16th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Swedish researchers have shown that violent video games affect boys'' biological systems.To reach the conclusion, boys were asked to play two different video games at home in ... Read more...

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Being overweight may be bad for your hips and knees


October 26th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that being overweight, particularly if one has a higher than average body mass index, may increase the persons risk of developing severe ... Read more...

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‘Divorce gene’ blamed for strained marital relations


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Incompatible? Unfaithful? Blame it on the genes, says a new study conducted by Swedish researchers.The scientists researched data on twins and discovered a "divorce gene", which they say ... Read more...

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Singles face increased risk of dementia


August 2nd, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 2 (IANS) Middle-aged single people are twice as likely to develop dementia than married ones or those with a partner, Swedish researchers have found. A recent study by the Karolinska ... Read more...

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Now, a paper thats nearly as tough as steel!


July 7th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Swedish researchers have developed a super-strong paper that they claim is nearly as tough as steel - and is feasible for use in the construction industry.Lars Berglund ... Read more...

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