swedish scientists

Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

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Illusion of three hands can help stroke patients


February 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists have created the illusion of having three hands - and made it so realistic that study subjects broke into a sweat when their ‘extra' limb was threatened ... Read more...

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Nitrates in spinach make you big, strong


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The humble spinach makes you big and strong, but that is thanks to the presence of nitrates not iron.Scientists say nitrates, found abundantly in green leafy vegetables, boost ... Read more...

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Cold caps help cancer patients keep their hair


December 21st, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have found an ingenuous way to help keep the hair of cancer patients.Though the experiment has been carried on only four ... Read more...

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Bad back? Now, you can ‘grow’ a new spine!


November 30th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Suffering from chronic back pain? Worry not, for you can now 'grow' a new spine, thanks to a revolutionary treatment.Damaged discs, common among older people, occur when the ... Read more...

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Inflammation linked to lower intelligence, premature death


September 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 08 (ANI): Swedish scientists have revealed that inflammation is associated with lower intelligence and premature death."Those with low-grade inflammation performed more poorly on standardised intelligence tests, even after excluding those ... Read more...

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Hot chips may cause cancer


August 1st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 1 (ANI): Fried or roasted potatoes, potato crisps, coffee and cereal-based products, including biscuits and toasted bread can cause cancer, the World Health Organisation has warned.Experts have said that ... Read more...

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Breakthrough study may offer therapeutic cancer vaccines


December 18th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Swedish scientists have broken new ground by discovering a biodegradable substance that shows higher activity than previously known adjuvants, which give more effectiveness to vaccines, thus raising hopes ... Read more...

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Soon, disposable batteries made from salt and paper


October 19th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A piece of wet, salty paper can make a battery that could actually hold up to one volt of electricity, say researchers.Swedish scientists hope that the new disposable ... Read more...

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Scientists develop robotic hand that ‘restores sense of touch’


September 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The first robotic hand to give amputees a sense of touch has been created by Swedish scientists.When pressed against an object the 40 sensors in the Smarthand get ... Read more...

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Genes that can tame wild beasts identified


June 9th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A team of German, Russian, and Swedish scientists have found genetic regions that are responsible for animal tameness.Reporting their work in the June 2009 issue of the ... Read more...

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Shampoos, conditioners, soaps can cause eczema


March 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Many shampoos, skin conditioners and soaps contain an ingredient that can cause eczema, warn Swedish scientists.A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that ... Read more...

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Psychiatric disorders common in adults who have had anorexia


March 27th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): After studying 51 teenagers with anorexia nervosa and an equal number of healthy persons for a number of years, a team of Swedish scientists have come to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pooches bred for looking attractive lose mental bite


January 18th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Pet owners desire for attractive-looking dogs has led to a decline in intelligence of the pooches, according to Swedish scientists.Researchers have suggested that breeding modern dogs for ... Read more...

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Swedish scientists make body-swapping a virtual reality


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Cognitive neuroscientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet (KI) have successfully created the illusion of body swapping by making subjects perceive the bodies of mannequins and ... Read more...

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Unique human protein atlas will shed light on deadly diseases


October 18th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Atlases will no longer be restricted to continents, seas and mountains, for Swedish scientists are compiling a unique ''atlas'' that pinpoints the location of thousands of individual ... Read more...

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Scientists show how to keep chocolates seductive, brown gloss as it ages


June 15th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): To maintain the seductive and lustrous brown gloss of chocolate, Canadian and Swedish scientists have shown that understanding the sweets microstructure is key to stopping those unappetising ... Read more...

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Long-term breastfeeding cuts rheumatoid arthritis risk


May 13th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Women who breastfeed for more than a year are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.Swedish scientists found that simply having children and ... Read more...

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Gene that reduces ‘bad cholesterol’ identified


March 17th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
London, March 17 (IANS) Swedish scientists have identified a gene that reduces levels of bad cholesterol and combats atherosclerosis, a condition brought about by thickening of inner walls of arteries carrying blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First time ever electron motion captured on film


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) The film shows, in extreme slow motion, a tiny particle riding a wave as it pulls away from an atomic core and its Swedish makers say it ... Read more...

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Scientists working on utilising stem cell therapy for Parkinsons treatment


January 19th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 19 (ANI): Swedish scientists are developing new ways to utilise stem cell therapy for developing brain cells in the laboratory, that may be used for the treatment of Parkinsons ... Read more...

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Now, computers with eye talk!


November 23rd, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A computer has been designed by which a mute person can spell out his or her words - just by using an eye.Eye-Gaze system, which is worth 14,500 ... Read more...

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