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Hay fever worse in spring than summer


January 1st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) New research shows that regardless of medication and other allergies for grass pollen, hay fever symptoms are worse in the first half of spring than in ... Read more...

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Elderly people with clinical depression more prone to knee arthritis


March 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that clinical depression can make the symptoms of knee arthritis worse than what is evident on X-rays.It found that elderly people with ... Read more...

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Non-invasive therapy for depression


September 4th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found a unique new therapy that could help those suffering from depression.The therapy applies electrical stimulation to a major nerve emanating from the brain is ... Read more...

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Reducing pain and depression of cancer through phone


July 14th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that pain and depression associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and undertreated - can be significantly reduced through centralized telephone-based care management ... Read more...

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PANDAS are not a big fan of stress


April 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections, or PANDAS, do not like stress.The diagnosis, PANDAS, was created when clinicians observed that following streptococcal infections, which include strep ... Read more...

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New scale to measure anxiety outcomes


March 10th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have developed a new questionnaire and outcomes measurement scale that can turn out to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety.The scale ... Read more...

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Benefit of antidepressants vary with severity of depression symptoms


January 6th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Antidepressant medications are not much of help for patients with mild or moderate depression, but appear to provide substantial benefit for people with very severe depression, says a ... Read more...

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Psychiatric medication can increase premature child delivery


October 30th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Pregnant women with a history of depression who used psychiatric medication tripled their odds of premature child delivery, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Psychiatric medication puts pregnant women at preterm delivery risk


October 30th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington, University of Michigan and Michigan State University have found that pregnant women with a history of depression who used psychiatric medication are ... Read more...

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Binge eating more severe among Caucasian women than Afro-American women


October 26th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Caucasian college age women are more likely to meet criteria for binge eating than African American women, according to a study.Melissa Napolitano, clinical psychologist at the Center ... Read more...

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Soluble fibre ‘effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome’


August 28th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands has suggested that a soluble fibre supplement called psyllium should be the first line of attack in ... Read more...

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Traffic-induced air pollution worsens asthma in kids


February 17th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Traffic-related air pollution affects asthma severity in kids, resulting in repeated hospital encounters, says a new study.The research has been published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & ... Read more...

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Gene variants that may help predict sickle cell disease severity identified


July 16th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new collaborative study by scientists at Children''s Hospital Boston and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has cited the discovery ... Read more...

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Study links normal sleep to healthy aging


June 12th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that normal sleep is related to healthy aging, thereby reinforcing the idea that good sleep is of utmost importance for good health.The ... Read more...

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Counselling, exercises improve heart patients’ outlook


May 3rd, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Exercises combined with behavioural therapy are likely to improve the outlook of depressed heart patients and their quality of life, says a new study. Researchers studied 74 depressed ... Read more...

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Safe, non-invasive treatment for removal of uterine fibroids now possible


April 13th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY, have established that theres a possibility of a safe, non-invasive and effective treatment of uterine fibroids by ... Read more...

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HRT doesnt appear to raise risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women: Study


February 29th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Women on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are not at a greater risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), says a new study.Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is more predominant in women, ... Read more...

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