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Simple blood test could provide early detection of emphysema


March 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College say that monitoring blood for tiny particles released by cells lining the lungs may help clinicians diagnose emphysema in its earliest stages.The ... Read more...

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New nose spray quickly eases migraine


December 21st, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A pipe-like puffer device that blows powdered medicine up the nose could banish the pain of migraine in less than two hours. The powder works quicker than conventional ... Read more...

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Blood vessel dysfunction linked to heart disease also plays role in Alzheimer’s


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also plays a role in the development of ... Read more...

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Tiny blood vessels in the eye show pollution-heart disease link


December 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): By digitally photographing tiny blood vessels in our eyes, researchers have found a way to link exposure to air pollution with a higher risk of heart disease.New ... Read more...

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Anti-impotence wafer works faster than Viagra?


October 5th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) An anti-impotence wafer, similar to breath freshner strips, seems to work faster than Viagra, reports suggest.Prior to Viagra's development, the only options were to inject drugs straight ... Read more...

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Melts-on-tongue ‘wafer’ can work ‘faster’ than Viagra


October 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): A 'wafer' that melts on the tongue could be the new way to help impotent men.The wafer, which is similar to breath freshener strips sold in sweet shops, ... Read more...

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Spitting debris helps brain’s tiny blood vessels survive


June 5th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Capillaries have a unique method of ejecting debris, such as blood clots, cholesterol or calcium plaque, that blocks supply of vital nutrients to brain cells. The facts have ... Read more...

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B vitamin therapy leads to kidney function decline in kidney disease patients


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): High dose B-vitamin therapy leads to a more rapid decline in kidney function and a higher rate of heart attack and stroke in patients with diabetic nephropathy (kidney ... Read more...

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Why our red blood turns blue after entering veins


August 29th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): Ever imagined why our blood, which is actually red in colour turns blue in veins? Well, it's because of the oxygen.According to experts, heart pumps blood to the ... Read more...

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Regrowing blood vessels in human heart may render bypass surgery history


August 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): In a groundbreaking discovery that may eventually render bypass surgery history, researchers at Tel Aviv University have shown that an injected protein can regrow blood vessels in the ... Read more...

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BP drugs could protect against dementia


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A class of blood pressure drugs, called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, could protect older adults against dementia and other impairments in cognitive function, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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‘Rosy’ skin does indicate healthiness and ‘pale’ illness


April 1st, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): University of St Andrews researchers in Scotland have shown that there is truth to the received wisdom that a "rosy" complexion of the skin represents healthiness, while a ... Read more...

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Light-activated molecular ‘lock’ may help starve cancer, improve drug delivery


March 31st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): University of Florida researchers have announced the creation of a lock-live molecule based on exposure to light, which may prove helpful in starving cancer tumours or preventing side ... Read more...

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TAU laser technique seals and heals wounds


November 11th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Using a carbon dioxide laser to seal wounds is fraught with risks, as laser heat could scald the tissues or the skin.Now a team of Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

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Laser welding can seal and heal wounds faster than suturing


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel claim to have perfected a technique called laser welding, in which carbon dioxide lasers are used to seal and heal wounds. The ... Read more...

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Blood transfusions may do more harm than good


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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