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Chirag United held by Indian Arrows in I-League


February 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 11 (IANS) Chirag United were held goalless by Indian Arrows in the 14th round of the football I-League here Friday. It turned out to be a drab encounter, barring a ... Read more...

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Late strike by Henry helps Mumbai FC draw with AIFF XI


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 15 (IANS) A last minute strike by Nigerian Ezeh Henry saw Mumbai FC escape with a 1-1 draw against AIFF XI in the ninth round of the I-League football here ... Read more...

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Cocktail of cheap drugs ‘could prevent Alzheimer’s disease’


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A cheap diabetes drug taken with a red wine 'miracle pill' could prevent Alzheimer's disease.British doctors at Dundee University believe the two-in-one cocktail could keep the brain healthy ... Read more...

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Single men more likely to have fatal stroke


February 25th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Single men or those leading an unhappy married life run a higher risk of fatal stroke in their later decades, says a new study. The findings are based ... Read more...

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Mid-life crisis? No, they’re the best years


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Elliot Jacques coined the term 'mid-life crisis' 40 years ago, when the average lifespan was 70 and 'mid-life' came at age 35. Not any more as a new ... Read more...

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Proteins linked to memory loss in Alzheimer’s identified


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists from Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) have identified specific proteins that might lead to memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.Three proteins EIF2AK2, DYRK1A and AKAP13 have been ... Read more...

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Researchers caution against vitamin E overuse


December 31st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) One of the most comprehensive and accurate studies of clinical data on vitamin E shows that indiscriminate use of the antioxidant does more harm than good. "There were ... Read more...

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Common link between HIV-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s found


December 8th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): HIV-related cognitive deficits share a common link with Alzheimer's-related dementia: low levels of the protein amyloid beta in the spinal fluid, says a new research.The findings may be ... Read more...

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Netherlands team arrive to play practice matches


November 27th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) The Netherlands national cricket team arrived here Friday to play some practice matches against a local club. The 14-member team will play four 50-over matches and two Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Most? How much is that?


November 20th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) When most people say "most", they mean 80-95 percent, no more and no less, a researcher in linguistics has found. Mira Ariel, professor at the Tel Aviv University (TAU), ... Read more...

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Revolutionary dressing heals wound


November 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) People with 70 percent burns die from related and secondary infections despite the best efforts of doctors and nurses and advances in medicine. But a revolutionary dressing developed ... Read more...

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Novel bio-technique can help regenerate bones too


October 20th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Nature has provided the lizard with a unique ability to regrow body tissue that is damaged or torn; if its tail is pulled off, it grows right back. ... Read more...

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New soil tester to assess earth’s health


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Our planet has a fever. But global warming's effects on farming and water resources is still a mystery. Now an invention may provide a new diagnostic tool for ... Read more...

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Scientists make ‘thermometer’ to assess Earth’s health


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed what is literally a 'thermometer' for the Earth, which would assess the health of our planet.Known as the ... Read more...

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Crying is good for relationships: Study


September 7th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Crying is known to be a symptom of physical pain or stress but it can improve personal relationships, says a new study. New analysis by Tel Aviv University (TAU) ... Read more...

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New method can heal chronic ulcers speedily


August 27th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A novel tool named Dermastream, devised by researchers, heals recurring bed sores and chronic ulcers speedily. Dermastream provides an enzyme-based solution that flows continuously over the wound, offering an ... Read more...

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Researcher in search of ‘happiness gene’


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The pursuit of human happiness can be tripped by stress, financial trouble or chronic illness. Now, a researcher is trying to find the happiness gene, which may be ... Read more...

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Novel implant coating technique created


June 30th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An electrochemical process for coating metal implants which vastly improves their functionality, longevity and integration into the body has been developed by a Tel Aviv University researcher.Brainchild of ... Read more...

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Do good to look good


June 12th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) suggests that "image motivation", the positive recognition a giver gets from other members of the community, is a major factor ... Read more...

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Diabetes also attacks mind


March 6th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Blindness, renal failure, stroke and heart disease are potential outcome of type 2 diabetes, which currently afflicts more than 15 million Americans. Now research from Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

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Digestion of harmful protein linked to Alzheimers


July 28th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): New research from NYU Langone Medical Center ties digestion of a harmful protein to Alzheimers disease.During the study, Assistant Professor Dun-Sheng Yang and colleagues genetically enhanced ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Heroes beat Lahore Badshahs in ICL first final


April 5th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Panchkula (Haryana), April 4 (IANS) Hyderabad Heroes pulled off a close win in the first of the three finals against fancied Lahore Badshahs in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) Twenty20s Grand Championship ... Read more...

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Chennai Superstars win, closer to ICL semi-finals


March 28th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Superstars defeated Ahmedabad Rockets by 22 runs to move closer to the semi-finals of the Indian Cricket League's 20s Grand Championship here. With this win at Tau ... Read more...

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Mumbai Champs score consolation win in ICL


March 26th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, March 26 (IANS) Captain Nathan Astle scored a quick fire 42 as Mumbai Champs, who are out of reckoning for semi-finals, registered a consolation 35-run win over Chandigarh Lions here. Mumbai ... Read more...

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Mumbai Champs lose yet again


March 13th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by admin
Panchkula (Haryana), March 12 (IANS) Mumbai Champs continued their losing streak in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) as they lost their second match in a row here Wednesday evening. Kolkata Tigers beat ... Read more...

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Dempo look to end season with Super Cup win


February 26th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) After winning the I-League title, Dempo coach Maurcio Afonso has set his sights on the one-off Super Cup tie against Federation Cup champions East Bengal Wednesday to ... Read more...

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