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Working overtime raises heart disease risk


May 12th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Clocking in overtime may adversely affect a healthy heart, says a new study.The results, from the long-running study following more than 10,000 civil servants in London (UK): the ... Read more...

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Urine LAM-ELISA not effective as independent diagnostic test for pulmonary TB


August 28th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): A trial of the new diagnostic urine LAM-ELISA has indicated that it may not be useful as an independent diagnostic test for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).Detailed in the open ... Read more...

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Depression, anger ”increase heart disease risk


March 10th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Depression, anger and hostility may be red flags of increased risk of heart disease, warns a new study.According to Journal of the American College of Cardiology study, ... Read more...

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Teens” brains not ”fully cooked” to listen to parents” views


February 6th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Are you clueless as to why your teenage kid ignores home rules? Well, British scientists have got the answer: their brain''s ability to adopt the viewpoint of ... Read more...

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Reptiles fossil helps rules out ancient flood in New Zealand


January 21st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): The discovery of the fossil of a reptile on New Zealands South Island has helped to rebuff the theory that an ancient flood had submerged the countrys ... Read more...

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Stress spurs poor health habits, damages heart


December 16th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that people suffering from depression and anxiety slip into poor health habits, particularly smoking and physical inactivity, thereby increasing their cardiovascular risk.The ... Read more...

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Panic attack may raise heart attack risk


December 11th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that people who suffer from panic attacks or panic disorder have a greater risk of subsequently developing heart disease or suffering a ... Read more...

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Low condom use among middle-aged Brits threatens STI epidemic


November 12th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Condom use among people in their 30s and 40s is low as compared to their younger counterparts, a shocking new study of heterosexual partnerships among Britons has ... Read more...

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Brains hate circuit proves theres a thin line between love and hate


October 29th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): When it comes to the brain, there is fine line between love and hate, say researchers from the Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology at University of California, who ... Read more...

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Light-activated treatments may solve MRSA problems after surgery


September 10th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Researchers from University College London, UK have suggested that using near infrared light along with killer dyes that can wipe out bacteria could effectively kill superbug problems ... Read more...

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Living sensor in Canadian mine can warn of arsenic pollution


September 8th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 8 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a living sensor in a giant mine in Canada that can spot contamination in the form of arsenic pollution.They have also ... Read more...

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Coronary heart disease linked to dementia


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): People with coronary heart disease might be at an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist Dr Archana Singh-Manoux a Senior ... Read more...

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Stress at work boosts civil servants heart disease risk


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23(ANI): A recent study has revealed that stress at work can lead to increased heart disease risk in civil servants.The study, which is a part of the long-running Whitehall II ... Read more...

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New laser scanner to provide 3D view inside tumours


December 16th, 2007 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new laser scanner that can give 3D view of the deformed blood vessels inside tumours.This scanner could prove beneficial to doctors in determining the ... Read more...

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