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BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 13 (IANS) ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP), a drug commonly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiac conditions, can reduce the weight of mice even on ... Read more...

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2G: Sanjay Chandra withdraws plea to go abroad (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Unitech's Sanjay Chandra, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case who got bail Nov 23, Monday withdrew his application from the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Birth control pills do not cause weight gain: Study


January 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): According to a new research, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.The study was conducted at the Oregon National Primate ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise in treating Fragile X


January 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new drug to treat the underlying disorder instead of the symptoms of Fragile X has shown some promise in a study conducted by researchers from Rush University ... Read more...

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CPAP therapy cuts fatigue, ups energy level in sleep apnea patients


January 1st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that that three weeks of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces fatigue and increases energy in obstructive sleep apnea patients.These results have ... Read more...

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Meta-analysis shows folic acid supplements not beneficial for heart


October 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new meta-analysis has shown that the use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular events, cancer or death over ... Read more...

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Ceasing smoking therapy sooner could cut odds of success by 45 pct


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A study led by researchers in the Oregon Health & Science University Smoking Cessation Centre analysis whether stopping smoking cessation treatments too soon may reduce odds of success ... Read more...

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Arthritis patients should stick to exercise to improve physical function


July 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip should stick to physically active lifestyle to improve their physical function and reduce pain, suggests a new study.Maintenance of ... Read more...

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Novel drug may improve mood of depressed people rapidly


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): It generally takes three to four weeks for conventional antidepressant treatments to become effective. Now, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) say that a novel drug ... Read more...

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New anti-depressant starts working rapidly


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Existing anti-depressant treatments require three to four weeks to become effective, but a new drug seems to produce a rapid improvement in mood, say researchers. Scopolamine temporarily blocks ... Read more...

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WHO should revise TB treatment guidelines, say scientists


September 15th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): French and American scientists have recommended that the World Health Organization (WHO) must review, and adjust its guidelines for the fight against tuberculosis (TB).TB is a global threat ... Read more...

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Strength training exercise may help treat tennis elbow


July 13th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) People with pain in the elbow or forearm might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to ease it, say researchers. Tennis elbow is ... Read more...

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Easy strength training exercise may help ease pain of tennis elbow


July 12th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A simple exercise to strengthen the wrist may help alleviate the pain of tennis elbow, according to a new study.The exercise involves using an inexpensive rubber bar ... Read more...

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Cognitive behaviour therapy beneficial for persistent insomnia


May 20th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Cognitive behaviour therapy has been found effective in treating persistent insomnia, according to a new study.The research team from Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada has shown that a combination ... Read more...

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Acupuncture more effective than usual care for back pain


May 12th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study has found that acupuncture is far more effective in alleviating chronic back pain than the conventional therapies.Whether it is real or simulated acupuncture, the therapy ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target in Alzheimer’s disease identified


April 14th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers at University College London (UCL) have identified a protein, known as serum amyloid P component (SAP), which may be a possible therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease.Lead ... Read more...

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Aerobics can reduce migraine suffering


March 27th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): While physical exercise has been shown to trigger migraine headaches among sufferers, a new study suggests that aerobics can significantly reduce the suffering.During the study, researchers examined a ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise reduces suffering from migraine


March 27th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) While other forms of exercise may trigger headaches among migraine patients, a new aerobic exercise programme is well tolerated by them. A new study also found that the ... Read more...

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Teen smoking leads to depression in adult life


January 30th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Teenagers who smoke face a greater risk of developing depression in later life, according to a new study.In the study conducted using mouse model, the researchers found ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer drug reduces testosterone levels within 3 days


December 4th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A prostate cancer drug, called degarelix, brought down testosterone levels within 3 days of administration in over 95 per cent of men, a new study has shown.Those ... Read more...

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Creams can make skin drier


October 26th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new research has confirmed for the first time that normal skin can become drier from creams.The findings are based on Izabela Buraczewskas study, in which ... Read more...

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Pine bark naturally reduces knee osteoarthritis symptoms


September 4th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Pycnogenol, bark extract from the French maritime pine tree, may help reduce overall knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms, according to a new study. The researchers also examined what happens ... Read more...

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Online self-help program may improve insomnia in adults


June 12th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A self-help program delivered online can significantly improve insomnia in adults, according to a new study.The study, authored by Lee Ritterband, PhD, of the University of Virginia, ... Read more...

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Drug for treating diabetic eye disease more effective than laser surgery


April 30th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 30 (ANI): In a collaborative effort, researchers at Johns Hopkins and Genentech, have conducted a six-month long trial to show that a drug, called ranibizumab, for treating diabetic ... Read more...

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New chemical has the potential to eliminate latent TB bacteria


March 15th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York say that the success of the lab experiments they conducted recently suggest that a new compound may provide ... Read more...

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Medication, counselling may help teens quit cigarette smoking


November 14th, 2007 - 8:34 am ICT by admin
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