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Speech patterns reveal depression levels


August 20th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Speech patterns can reveal the severity of depression as well as a patient's response to treatment, suggests a new study.The study, the largest of its kind ... Read more...

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Wrong treatment leads to Hepatitis C cases in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Improper diagnosis and treatment in clinics in a Chinese province have lead to over 100 Hepatitis C cases, the health department said.The cases have been reported ... Read more...

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Early treatment can cure compulsive handwashing


April 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Compulsive handwashing, the most conspicuous symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children, can be cured with early recognition and treatment.OCD in childhood or adolescence often becomes ... Read more...

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Grow your own tissue to mend arthritic knees


November 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Tiny spheres made from a patient's own cells are now being used to treat arthritis - by growing new tissue at the damaged joints.The technology has already ... Read more...

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Combining radiation therapy, chemo safely treats head and neck cancers


November 4th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new research has shown that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), a radiation therapy procedure pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) that precisely delivers a large ... Read more...

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People with diabetes up to 2-3 times higher risk of TB


September 7th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant - CNSPeople with diabetes are at a high risk of tuberculosis (TB). "There are several studies that have been done, there are systematic reviews that have been done which ... Read more...

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‘Morning after’ pill may help treat uterine fibroids


July 1st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 01 (ANI): An experimental 'morning after' pill could free millions of women from the misery of uterine fibroids, new study suggests.The drug, ulipristal acetate (UPA), provides an effective non-surgical treatment ... Read more...

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Brain volume loss caused by anorexia can be regained


May 31st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A team of psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by anorexia nervosa, can be regained. They revealed that through specialist treatment ... Read more...

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Brain volume changes following weight gain in anorexics


May 27th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained, a team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found.The research, published in the International ... Read more...

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MIT scientists devise better way to detect food allergies


May 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) About 30 percent of Americans believe they have food allergies. However, the actual number is far smaller -- closer to five percent, according to a recent study. The study, ... Read more...

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New laser procedure zaps away fat cells instantly


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A laser that zaps away fat cells instantly has been invented by scientists.Thanks to the painless treatment, patients can drop two dress sizes in just two weeks - ... Read more...

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Antidepressant may help improve cognitive function after stroke


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Antidepressant escitalopram may help improve thinking, learning and memory skills in stroke patients, says a new study.The study has been published in the February issue of Archives of ... Read more...

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Quick response speeds up recovery of stroke victims


December 5th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Early intense therapy can significantly speed up the communication recovery of stroke patients, says a new study. A stroke impairs blood supply to the brain, which can cause lasting ... Read more...

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Laugh your way to good health


November 10th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 10 (IANS) Some 400 clowns and doctors skilled at clowning took part in an international conference in Buenos Aires to present scientific evidence, backed by their own experience, to ... Read more...

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Trials to test gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease underway


October 7th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists at Michigan hospital have launched a trial to test gene transfer therapy that would help restore better mobility in Parkinson's patients who have lost responsiveness to drug ... Read more...

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Skin cancer cream can smooth out wrinkles


June 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A cancer-busting skin cream can help banish the ageing effects of too much sun, such as wrinkles, dark spots, shadows and sallowness, say researchers.US scientists led by Dr ... Read more...

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Ginger can reduce post-chemotherapy nausea by 40 pct


May 15th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center have suggested that people with cancer can reduce post-chemotherapy nausea by 40 percent by using ginger supplements, along with standard ... Read more...

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Vitamin B12 offers effective treatment for canker sore


February 10th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A dose of vitamin B12 every night is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS), better known as "canker sores, according ... Read more...

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Removing bacteria reduces risk of stomach cancer relapse


August 1st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Removing a certain bacteria from the stomachs of post-operative gastric cancer patients can slash chances of such cancers redeveloping, according to a study. Almost all stomach cancers develop ... Read more...

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New treatment method may benefit lymphoma patients in developing world


July 7th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma in the developing world might benefit from a modified chemotherapy regimen, according to preliminary results of a study.Lead author Prof. Hamdy Azim ... Read more...

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Nasal surgery helps ease sleep apnea


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Partial or complete blockage of nasal passage causes snoring, fragmented sleep and daytime fatigue. Those who went in for surgery to clear such obstructions not only experienced relief ... Read more...

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Microwave therapy for enlarged prostate leads to blood pressure surges


April 9th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk ... Read more...

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Psychological intervention program improves breast cancer patients health


January 29th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University has suggested that psychological interventions not only reduce emotional distress among cancer patients but also improve their ... Read more...

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Scientists pioneer fertility preserving therapy for children’s cancer


December 30th, 2007 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Scottish researchers have launched a revolutionary new therapy for one of most common children's cancers, Hodgkin's lymphoma.Hodgkin's lymphoma is characterized clinically by the orderly spread of disease from ... Read more...

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