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Try dietary calcium, Vitamin D for bone building


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Has a bone density scan placed you at risk for osteoporosis, tempting your doctor to prescribe a widely advertised bone-building medication? However, an effective first course ... Read more...

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First reliable prostate cancer test could be available within months


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): British scientists say that the first reliable test for prostate cancer could be available within months.Professor Robert Winston has hailed the 'exciting discovery', which is the culmination of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Home urine test measures insulin production in diabetics


February 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple home urine test that can measure if patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin.The urine test, ... Read more...

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New test measures intelligence more accurately


January 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A new test measures both human and artificial intelligence more accurately - provided it is spaced out over a longer period."It can be applied to any subject... at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New blood test may help predict heart failure risk: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new, highly sensitive investigative blood test may help predict the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death much earlier than previously possible in older people who do ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple eye test measures damage from multiple sclerosis


June 8th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center claim that a quick, painless eye measurement shows promise as a way to diagnose multiple sclerosis in its very early stages, and ... Read more...

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Genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young kids found


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): British scientists have for the first time found a genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children.Researchers at Goldsmiths College in London say that genetics ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder in kids, depression genetically linked


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Genetics could help explain the link between sleep problems in early life and later development of depression, according to a study. Results of the study show that sleep ... Read more...

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Novel urine test detects cause of kidney transplant failure


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new and simple urine test that can detect a common cause of kidney transplant failure has been developed.The novel test may help lead to better diagnosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Binge drinking linked to increased metabolic syndrome risk


July 31st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new study has found that binge drinking is associated with an increased risk for metabolic syndrome.The metabolic syndrome consists of a series of risk factors and ... Read more...

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Fruit flies are more like humans in their response to sweets


March 18th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Researchers at the Monell Center have found that fruit flies are more like humans in their responses to sweet flavours than almost any other specie.The diverse range ... Read more...

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New blood biomarker may help predict prostate cancer spread


February 28th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have reported finding a new blood biomarker that enables close to 98 percent accuracy in predicting the spread of ... Read more...

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Diabetes control is more difficult for Hispanics than non-Hispanic whites


February 17th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Controlling diabetes is more challenging for Hispanics than non-Hispanic whites, suggest the analyses of multiple studies.According to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Hispanic patients with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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