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Turmeric may help walking ability in spinal injuries


June 27th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A diet enriched with a popular omega-3 fatty acid and curcumin, found in Indian curry spice turmeric, preserved walking ability in rats with spinal-cord injury. The ... Read more...

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Bingeing on soda, sweets makes you a dim wit


May 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you lose your mental acuity after bingeing on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks while cramming for your midterms ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hormone may help reverse serious pulmonary condition


September 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The hormone estrogen may help reverse pulmonary hypertension, which mainly affects women, research shows.It is a rare and serious condition that causes a progressive increase in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer ‘roadmap’ could help fight resistance to targeted drug therapies


March 26th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Scientists at UCLA have developed a "roadmap" of the complex signalling processes involved in cancer that could lead to new methods for diagnosing and overcoming drug resistance to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Autism study reveals how genetic changes rewire the brain


November 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Scientists have demystified how genetic variants rewire the brain and it could help in finding therapies for rebalancing the brain's circuitry in early development.Using a blend of brain ... Read more...

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High-speed graphene transistors could mean faster mobiles, computers


September 4th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4(ANI): A group of UCLA researchers has fabricated the fastest graphene transistor to date, which could translate into faster electronic devices such as radios, computers and mobiles.Graphene, a one-atom-thick layer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

South Carolina Gamecocks Win CWS At Rosenblatt Stadium


June 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey, Omaha, June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday night the audience of the Rosenblatt stadium witnessed a grand final baseball game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the UCLA team that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How genes interact with their environment to raise disease risk


February 19th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has revealed how human genes interact with their environment to cause disease.According to researchers, ... Read more...

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USC Triumphs Over UCLA For Third Time Straight


November 29th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Nov. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As always, the football match between the two Los Angeles University teams, USC and UCLA was intense till the last moment on Saturday. Both ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Fly paper’ to capture circulating cancer cells created


November 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles have developed a novel device that grabs cancer cells circulating in the blood, and help improve diagnosis, prognosis and treatment monitoring.These ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a microchip technology that performs 1,000 chemical reactions at once


August 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Flasks, beakers and hot plates in chemistry labs may soon be passé, thanks to UCLA scientists who have developed a microchip technology that can perform thousands of chemical ... Read more...

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Physicists create world’s smallest incandescent lamp


May 7th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A team from the UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) Department of Physics and Astronomy has created the world's smallest incandescent lamp.The team that developed the lamp was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene variant for autism discovered


April 29th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): In the world's largest DNA scan for autism, US scientists have uncovered a new gene variant, called CDH10, which is highly common in children suffering from the disorder.In ... Read more...

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Gene linked to deadly neonatal disorder pinpointed


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Scientists have pinpointed the first known gene mutation that often kills newborn babies, after an endeavour spanning more than 10 years. The disorder is known as short-rib ... Read more...

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Satellite imagery casts doubt on US army’’s 2007 surge success in Iraq


September 20th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): A team of UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) geographers has uncovered fresh evidence from satellite imagery that last year''s U.S. troop surge in Iraq may not ... Read more...

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Drug may reverse mental retardation caused by genetic disorder


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that an FDA-approved drug reverses the brain dysfunction inflicted by a genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis ... Read more...

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New drug offers hope for autism-related condition


June 23rd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) An FDA-approved drug has been found to reverse brain dysfunction, caused by a genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis complex, that also afflicts half of autism patients. The finding ... Read more...

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Scientists link sleep apnea to memory loss


June 11th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Sleep apnea can lead to serious brain injury that disrupts memory and thinking, according to researchers at the University of California - Los Angeles.For the first time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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