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Green tea and tai chi ‘improve quality of life in postmenopausal women’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that people who consume the highest levels of green tea tend to have lower risks of several chronic degenerative diseases such as cardiovascular disease ... Read more...

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Fish oil given within 5 hrs after stroke limits brain damage


November 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that fish oil contains a substance that may help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke, if given within 5 ... Read more...

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Western diet makes sepsis worse


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): An experimental study in mice has shown has shown that high fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis-a condition of systemic bacterial infection.The study has ... Read more...

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Biomarkers in blood serum could classify individuals with Alzheimer’s


September 14th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Biomarkers in blood serum can be combined with clinical information to accurately classify patients with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new research.Identifying biomarkers in the blood has several ... Read more...

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Novel therapeutic target for fatal flu lung complication identified


September 30th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Researchers from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center have identified a new target that for preventing fatal flu lung complication.The study showed that the novel target could help ... Read more...

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New targets for treatment of invasive breast cancer identified


August 20th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S have discovered new targets for the treatment of invasive breast cancer.A new study, led by Suresh Alahari, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular ... Read more...

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Change staircases’ designs to fight obesity


June 5th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A few simple changes in the design and location of staircases could help fight obesity by making the buildings more "physical activity friendly", according to a study.Study leader ... Read more...

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Fish oil could help prevent Parkinson’s disease


April 20th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Incorporating an omega three fatty acid- found in fish oil- in the diet could help prevent diseases like Parkinson's and Huntington's.Dr. Nicolas Bazan, form the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

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Social stigma driving women to get rid of their tattoos


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Women are more likely to visit dermatology clinics for tattoo removal than their male counterparts, says a new study, which cites social stigma associated with body art ... Read more...

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy successfully treats chronic traumatic brain injury


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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