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Rana, Naik lead in Raid de Himalya rally


October 12th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Oct 12 (IANS) Manali resident Suresh Rana, a five time winner, along with his Bangalore-based co-driver Ashwin Naik, established an early lead in the Extreme category on the first ... Read more...

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Zinc lozenge, the sweet pill for common cold?


July 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Zinc lozenges have shown promise in treating common cold by shortening its duration by 40 percent.Interest in zinc lozenges was spurred by the example of a ... Read more...

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Exercise and vitamin D help reduce the risk of falls in seniors


December 26th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Exercise and Vitamin D supplements are the best ways to reduce the risk of falling in people aged 65 and over, a systematic review of over 50 clinical ... Read more...

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High-dose vitamin D tied to increased fall risk among older women


May 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Older women receiving an annual large dose of vitamin D may have an increased risk of falls and fractures, says a new study.According to the research in the ... Read more...

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Fish oil does not improve memory of elderly


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) The largest ever trial of fish oil supplements has found no evidence that they offer benefits for cognitive function in older people. A study investigated the effects of ... Read more...

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Fish oil supplements ‘don’t boost brain power’


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Fish oil supplements offer no benefits for cognitive function in older people, according to a new study.The OPAL study investigated the effects of taking omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty ... Read more...

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Slow breathing reduces pain


January 21st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Controlled breathing at a slowed rate can significantly reduce feelings of pain, a new research says.The research, performed by a scientist at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's ... Read more...

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Grape juice ‘reduces memory loss’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Grape juice can decrease or even reverse memory loss, concludes a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from the University of Cincinnati's psychiatry department analyzed 12 people with ... Read more...

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Eating more dairy products helps fight obesity


October 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Five helpings of dairy products every day, instead of the three now recommended, can help keep heart disease and diabetes at bay. New research has shown that a higher ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eyes could be the window to stored memories


September 10th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): By tracking patterns of eye movements, scientists can now get information about stored memories even when a person is unable or unwilling to report what they remember.A ... Read more...

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Common anti-viral drug holds promise to treat cancer


May 14th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A common anti-viral drug called ribavirin may prove to be beneficial in the treatment of cancer patients, according to a groundbreaking Canada-wide clinical trial.Led by Dr. Katherine Borden, ... Read more...

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Eating burnt meat raises risk of pancreatic cancer


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Avoid eating meat nearly charred or burnt in cooking, as it increases the risk of pancreatic cancer. Kristin Anderson, associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public ... Read more...

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Burned meat can raise pancreatic cancer risk


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Eating burnt meat from the barbecue or the grill may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, says a new study.According to Kristin Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor at the ... Read more...

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‘Holy grail’ drug may make scars a thing of the past


April 10th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new healing drug can reduce scarring after surgery or injury, say UK researchers.At the site of the wound before and after an incision, the drug, a synthetic ... Read more...

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Vitamin D linked to reduced fracture risk in elderly


March 24th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Older adults can prevent fractures by taking oral vitamin D supplements at a dose of at least 400 international units per day, says a new study. "The anti-fracture ... Read more...

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Impaired kidney function ups death risks for elderly


January 21st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Seniors with damaged kidneys are more likely to suffer heart failure, stroke and other causes of mortality, says a new study. These findings indicate that the elderly with ... Read more...

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A vaccine that cuts cold and flu risk by a third


September 17th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): People can now expect a winter with less instances of colds and flu, for a new study has now found evidence that a popular cold and flu-fighting ... Read more...

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Failure in Europe, but India continues AIDS vaccine trial


March 14th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India decided to continue the AIDS vaccine trial to find its impact on its population which is ethnically different from Europe, where the results proved less encouraging, ... Read more...

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Study calls for weighing pros and cons of prostate cancer drug before use


January 21st, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center say that men should weigh the potential benefits as well as side effects of a drug called finasteride before ... Read more...

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New drug may reduce skin disease psoriasis flare-ups in kids


January 17th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 17 (ANI): In a first of its drug trial on children with psoriasis, the researchers at Northwestern University 's Feinberg School of Medicine reported that the drug etanercept has ... Read more...

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HIV vaccine may raise AIDS risk for some


November 15th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, November 15 (ANI): A report has warned that an HIV vaccine made by Merck, which failed to stimulate an immune response in recent clinical trials, might have indeed raised the susceptibility ... Read more...

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