New treatment for severe eye disease found disease

July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers may have found a new treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a severe neurodegenerative disease of the retina that ultimately results in blindness.University of Massachusetts Medical School ... Read more...

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People with less bad cholesterol level can count on longer life

June 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) People with decreased LDL or bad cholesterol levels can count on a longer life, says a new study. The findings stem from the Program on Surgical Control of ... Read more...

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Nano lotion curbs burns infection thousand times

September 18th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Treating second-degree burns with a nano-emulsion lotion sharply curbs bacterial growth that otherwise can jeopardise recovery. Experiments show that it reduced bacterial growth a thousandfold compared to control ... Read more...

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Despair triggers stroke risk in healthy women

August 28th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Healthy middle-aged women, overcome by negative thinking and sense of worthlessness, seem to experience thickening of the neck arteries, a precursor to stroke, says new research. "These findings ... Read more...

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For political comedians, Obama is not a ’subject’

May 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Few would have noticed the Great Presidential Comedy Drought but American political satirists have quietened down after George W. Bush passed the baton to Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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Kids watching R-rated movies more likely to smoke

February 23rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Kids permitted to watch R-rated movies are more likely to believe it's easy to get a cigarette than those who aren't allowed to watch such films, according to ... Read more...

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Researchers pinpoint molecular basis of alcohol tolerance

July 31st, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Researchers from UMass Medical School have identified a class of small molecules known as microRNA that may play a crucial role in the development of alcohol tolerance.Tolerance ... Read more...

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New technique eases targeting individual genes for inactivation

May 28th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): In what may have broad implications for genetic research, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) have developed a new technique that can improve their ... Read more...

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Study confirms efficacy of unique HIV formula

May 23rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have confirmed initial findings that a unique HIV vaccine formula is effective in eliciting strong and balanced immune ... Read more...

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Every tenth word a Brit utters is a umm or a err

April 12th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 12 (ANI): They come really handy when youre at lose of words, or are nervous. But all these umms and errs the so-called fillers have seemingly cast a spell ... Read more...

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