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Fracture prone? Blame your genes


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Are you prone to fractures or trip often? If yes, then blame it on some unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture, says a ... Read more...

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Potential new target for diabetes, heart disease treatments identified


November 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A team researchers, including an Indian-origin boffin, has discovered a new cellular pathway that could help in developing therapeutic treatments for obesity-related disorders, like diabetes and heart disease.The ... Read more...

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Electric shock to brain ‘might help you recall names faster’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): It's a common phenomenon to meet someone familiar on the streets but not being able to remember their name - Now, a new study has found a way ... Read more...

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Depression linked to osteoporosis


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers has shown a clear link between depression and a loss of bone mass, leading to osteoporosis and fractures.The study ... Read more...

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Novel compound can treat addiction by shutting drug-related memories


April 24th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Scientists have found that a novel compound could treat addiction by warding off memories linked with the time of prior drug use.Despite being abstinent for long periods of ... Read more...

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New hope for schizophrenia patients


April 21st, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) There is new hope for schizophrenia patients as Canadian researchers have uncovered key processes in the brain that control the emotional impact of experiences and how human beings ... Read more...

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Undiagnosed gastric infections aggravate severity of diarrhoea


February 16th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Diarrhoea claims nearly two million people annually, the bulk of them being from poor countries in Africa and Asia.The disease accounts for 18 percent of all deaths ... Read more...

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Self-assembly of molecules may offer new therapeutic treatments


February 15th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Northwestern University researchers have come up with an approach to deal with some of the major health problemsgather raw materials and then let them self-assemble into structures ... Read more...

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How the brain manages fear revealed


September 11th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Although humans may have developed complex thought processes that can help to regulate their emotions, a new research has suggested that the processes are associated with evolutionarily ... Read more...

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Heavy ions can help eliminate tumour cells


August 11th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Hadrontherapy, or the use of fast ions, enables destruction of tumours more effectively than conventional radiation treatments, according to a new study. Researchers combined for the first time ... Read more...

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Feel good hormones in the brain halt cancer progression in rats


June 10th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A US-based Calcutta University alumnus has revealed a mechanism whereby the brain can prevent the progression of cancer.Dr. Dipak K. Sarkar, a professor in the Department of ... Read more...

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Scientists develop animal model with age-related macular degeneration


February 1st, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine have generated an animal model representing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), thus paving a way for developing new and better ... Read more...

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