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Japanese touch therapy eases pain in cancer patients


July 5th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Cancer patients experience easing of side-effects such as pain and nausea after a single session of Jin Shin Jyutsu, an ancient Japanese touch therapy, says a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nano drug delivery to eliminate transplant failures


January 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Sceintists are developing a nano-sized drug particle for organ transplant patients to eliminate its harmful side-effects, reveals a study.The drug cyclosporine (CsA) is widely used in ... Read more...

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Irresponsibility turns drinkers into bullies


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Drinkers turn into aggressive bullies due to the inability to weigh the consequences of their actions. "If you carefully consider the consequences of your actions, it ... Read more...

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Watermelon reduces hardening of arteries


October 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Watermelon is good in the case of atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries.The model used for a study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. One group was ... Read more...

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Smoking, chronic pain linked in women


September 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Women who puff heavily are likely to undergo more chronic musculoskeletal pain.Over 6,000 women aged over 18 years were surveyed on their smoking habits and symptoms ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rejection spawns ill health, anti-social feelings


August 14th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Acceptance is fundamental to the well-being and worth of an individual. But its evil twin -- rejection -- spawns ill health and anti-social feelings, which can ... Read more...

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Miner finds 300 million year old shark fossil


April 11th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kentucky, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The University of Kentucky has put on display a 300-million-year-old shark fossil which was found by a miner. The jawbone was found in January in an underground ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Drugs to treat age-related blindness


February 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly -- after figuring out one ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Alcohol consumption may increase drug abuse risk: Study


December 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that ingesting moderate amount of alcohol may increase an individual's risk of amphetamine abuse.Amphetamines are large group of drugs known as stimulants, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NCAA Rules Kentucky Freshman Enes Kanter Permanently Ineligible


November 12th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Kentucky freshman Enes Kanter who was considered to be one of the top prospects of the 2011 NBA Draft, has been ruled ineligible by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Just like humans, pigeons too feel the urge to gamble


October 13th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that pigeons feel the urge to gamble just like humans.Some gamblers like to forgo money their winnings for the chance of a much bigger win ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sugar really does make us sweeter


August 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Sugar really does make us sweeter - by helping us digest bad news, says a new study.It is believed that the sugar rush provides the brain with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

John Wall Gets Selected The Top Draft Pick, Goes To Wizards


May 19th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kentucky, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Wall was the number one pick in the NBA drafts, and the Washington Wizards won a lottery in the NBA drafts that won them ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Washington Wizards Win Opportunity To Pick The No.1 Draft Pick


May 19th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tuesday turned out to be a memorable day for the Washington Wizards who went on to win the National Basketball Association's draft lottery which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How breast tumor cells break free and start to spread


May 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have identified a key mechanism in metastatic breast cancer.The boffins have found a molecular mechanism in breast cancer that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, clinical treatment for cocaine toxicity


April 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new American research promises an advanced and effective therapy for cocaine toxicity.Scientists have developed and tested a modified enzyme that can break down cocaine into inactive products ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Motivation crucial for successful weight loss


April 27th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): When it comes to losing weight, a lot of factors matter: How much and what types of food you eat, the amount and intensity of exercise to burn ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CBS Report: ‘Popping pills can boost your brain power’


April 27th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days a record number of people want to have an edge over the others, and they have no qualms about using any resource available to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popping Pills Proves To Be An Efficient Way To Boost Brain Power In American Colleges


April 26th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Today, a mounting amount of vigorous people are utilizing drugs without a recommendation as a way to advance their cerebral functioning.This process is referred to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

“Smart drugs” use by US college students to illegally boost brainpower


April 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A US survey has suggested that college students are illegally boosting their brainpower by using 'smart drugs' like Ritalin and Aderall.The college campus survey revealed the drugs are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doron Lamb Decides To Join University Of Kentucky


April 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doron Lamb, who is considered to be one of the most promising shooting guards, has taken the decision to join the University of Kentucky, ... Read more...

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Joe Mazzulla Streaks His Way To The Final Four


March 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeySyracuse, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) West Virginia won the game against Kentucky in the basketball tournament of the NCAA. The win had been a rather surprising one, and a greatly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Governor Beshear announces funding to Lexington, Kentucky, biotech company


February 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – On Thursday, the Cabinet for Economic Development’s High-Tech Investment Pool awarded a fund of $120,000 to ParaTechs Corporation of Lexington, Kentucky, Governor Steve Breshear announced.ParaTechs Corporation is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Poor fit may explain why men are not big fans of condoms


February 16th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A badly fitted condom not only reduces sexual pleasure for both men and women, but also raises risks of infection and pregnancy, say experts.A poll of 436, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipal University in collaboration talks with University of Kentucky


February 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Vice Chancellor of Manipal University recently visited the University of Kentucky to discuss opportunities for comprehensive collaboration between the two universities."Internationalization is a critical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Devan Downey Helps University Of South Carolina Win Game Against Kentucky


January 27th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The University of South Carolina won the game against the University of Kentucky on Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010, thanks mostly to Devan Downey. The player was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Predator can protect coffee plantations from pest


January 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) There is good news for coffee lovers and growers worldwide. A predator that eliminates the devastating coffee berry borer, a harmful pest, has been discovered in Africa. Juliana ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Common painkiller may ease pain of social rejection


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A common painkiller can serve double duty, easing not just the physical pains of sore joints and headaches, but also the pain of social rejection, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kentucky Freshman John Wall Leads His Team In Wednesday Night Game


December 10th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kentucky freshman John Wall displayed a scintillating performance on Wednesday night, which enabled the Wildcats to register victory against Connecticut in the SEC/ Big ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US ‘to ban drinks containing combination of alcohol, caffeine’


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that drinks, which contain a combination of alcohol and caffeine, will be banned within months if proven to be unsafe.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

YouTube videos provide clues on players’ brain injury


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): After going through 2000 YouTube videos, scientists from University of Kentucky claim to have identified an instant forearm response, which apparently takes place when players get knocked during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ashley Judd goes to Harvard


August 8th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Ashley Judd has enrolled at the prestigious Harvard University to pursue a course in public administration. The "Double Jeopardy" star graduated from the University of Kentucky in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indians cheer Sania to win Lexington Challenger


July 27th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lexington, July 27 (IANS) Egged on by a huge Indian presence, Sania Mirza overpowered top seed Julie Coin of France 7-6(5), 6-4 to win the $50,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Lexington Challenger. It ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ultrasound better than symptom analysis in detecting ovarian cancer


July 13th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new study conducted by doctors at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center-Markey Cancer Center suggests that ultrasound outperforms symptom analysis when it comes to detecting ovarian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weight worries make teens more vulnerable to suicide attempts


May 19th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Obese teens or those who see themselves as overweight are more likely to attempt suicide, finds a new study.In the study involving 14,000 high school students, researchers found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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