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Intoxication fuels sexual aggression


September 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Short tempered men are most likely to commit acts of sexual aggression when intoxicated, says a research."Having a more precise understanding of alcohol's role in sexual ... Read more...

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Soy ‘ups radiation’s ability to destroy lung cancer cells’


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that a component in soybeans increases radiation's ability to destroy lung cancer cells."To improve radiotherapy for lung cancer cells, we are studying ... Read more...

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Gambling addiction treatment ‘is not one-size-fits-all’


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new Wayne State University study has suggested that gambling addiction treatment is not one-size-fits-all, but it is difficult to predict which style of treatment is best for ... Read more...

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High testosterone linked to men’s ability to ‘woo’ women


March 12th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has said that the old theory that men who are bold and self-assured with women are high on testosterone has some truth to it.The study ... Read more...

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New personalized therapy to ‘fool cancer cells into killing themselves’


March 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1(ANI): A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has developed a personalized therapy that will fool cancer cells into killing themselves.Developed by Karli Rosner, assistant professor and director of ... Read more...

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Infants, toddlers too suffer mental illness


February 27th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new research has shown that infants and toddlers can suffer serious mental health disorders, yet they are unlikely to receive treatment that could prevent lasting developmental ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to those with multiple sclerosis


February 24th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at Wayne State University's School of Medicine has offered hope to people with multiple sclerosis.Harley Tse, associate professor of immunology and microbiology ... Read more...

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Babies, toddlers too can suffer mental illness


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Infants and toddlers too can suffer serious mental disorders, yet they are not likely to receive treatment that could prevent lasting damage, says a new study. "The ... Read more...

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Dating other couples may improve your romantic relationship


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Want to put the spark back in your romantic relationship? Start dating other couples, suggests a new study.Romantic relationships often start out as enjoyable or even exciting, but ... Read more...

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Study predicts risk of memory loss in healthy, older adults


January 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study by scientists at Wayne State University has predicted the risk of memory loss in healthy, older adults.The combined results of a genetic blood test and ... Read more...

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Obesity begins in babies as young as 9 months old: Study


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): If you think that children are part of the obesity epidemic, then here's something you should know.A new study has revealed that obesity can begin in babies as ... Read more...

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Women with low libidos have different brains, say experts


October 26th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Some women claim to have a headache while others pretended they are too tired. But now, experts have a scientific explanation as to why such women give their ... Read more...

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Expert casts doubts on results of ovarian cancer study


October 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): The finding that women who received early chemotherapy for a recurrence of ovarian cancer did not live longer than those whose treatment is delayed needs to be reviewed, ... Read more...

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Kids of older women ‘vulnerable to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure’


July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the damaging effects of maternal binge drinking during pregnancy are greater among children born to older drinking mothers.The presence and severity of ... Read more...

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New ways to make patients embrace lifestyle changes to lower heart disease risk


July 13th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A combination of counselling, extended follow-up with a healthcare provider and self-monitoring of diet and exercise, is the most effective way to help patients embrace lifestyle changes that ... Read more...

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Smile can add seven years to your life


April 14th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A new research suggests that the broader your grin and the deeper the creases around your eyes when you smile, the longer you are likely to live. Experts at ... Read more...

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Smile genuinely to live longer


March 6th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Here's the secret to live a grand old age-smile, and make sure you mean it, says a new research.Pro baseball players in the 1950s who genuinely beamed in ... Read more...

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Study shows link between vitamin D, skin cancer


March 5th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford and Wayne State University has explained a link between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma, a discovery which could lead scientists to better ... Read more...

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Reduced muscle strength predicts functional impairments in elderly


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): An observational study has found that decreased muscle strength predicts functional impairments like stooping, crouching, or kneeling (SCK) in older adults.Researchers discovered that adults with SCK difficulty had ... Read more...

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Name initial could indicate how long you live


January 4th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): The first letter of your name could indicate how long you would live, say researchers.The study, led by academics at Wayne State University in Detroit, America revealed that ... Read more...

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Changes in humidity, temperature may trigger asthma among kids


September 15th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Changes in humidity and temperature may trigger asthma among kids, suggests a report.Published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the report says that such ... Read more...

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Pain-depression link strongest in middle-age women


June 17th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): While it is known that chronic pain and depression go hand in hand, a new study has shown that the link between pain and depression is strongest in ... Read more...

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Common blood test may help predict diabetes nerve loss


May 19th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A common blood test for triglycerides can help doctors identify which diabetes patients are more vulnerable to serious, common complication of neuropathy, say researchers.Neuropathy is a condition in ... Read more...

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Sex with ‘friends with benefits’ common among college-goers


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Almost 60 percent of American college students have been in a "no commitment" and "no romance" sexual relationship with a friend, which is also touted as a "friends ... Read more...

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Antibodies take ‘evolutionary leaps’ to battle microbes


January 10th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Antibodies take 'evolutionary leaps' to battle viruses and bacteria that rapidly evolve with every sneeze, sniffle, and cough, especially during the cold and flu season. A new report ... Read more...

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How our body fights infection


January 6th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): It is a well-known fact that our immune system adapts itself to every new microbe it encounters. Now, scientists from Wayne State University in Detroit have shed ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can help treat endometriosis


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): An antioxidant present in tomatoes can help treat common causes of abdominal pain such as internal scarring after surgery and endometriosis, a study has shown.Endometriosis is a ... Read more...

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New vaccine offers protection against breast cancer


September 15th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Researchers from Wayne State University have developed and successfully tested a breast cancer vaccine that shows promise to treat women with treatment-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer, and prevent ... Read more...

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Indian-American says cholesterol drugs lower stroke risk for elderly


September 8th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The elderly who take a cholesterol drug after a stroke or mini-stroke lower their risk of having another, just like younger people in the same situation, according to ... Read more...

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Cholesterol drugs lower stroke risk in elderly, finds Indian researcher


September 4th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Elderly people who have had a stroke or mini-stroke benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs just as much as younger people in the same situation, according to a new ... Read more...

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Eye blinks may help identify kids exposed to foetal alcohol


February 4th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has discovered that a problem in eye blinking conditioning (EBC) may aid in identifying children who have been exposed to alcohol while in the ... Read more...

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Cellphones can cause insomnia, headaches


February 3rd, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Wellington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Talking on mobile phone before bedtime can deprive you from a good nights sleep, say researchers.Scientists from Sweden's Karolinska Institute and Wayne State University in the US say ... Read more...

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Nurses advice raises smokers chances of kicking the butt


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new systematic review has found that nurses advice can boosts smokers chances of giving up cigarettes.The findings are based on an analysis of 31 clinical studies, comprising ... Read more...

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Mysterious antimatter in Milky Way might originate from tiny black holes


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study by astronomers has suggested that tiny black holes at the centre of our galaxy could be a possible source of the mysterious antimatter present in ... Read more...

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Mobile phone radiation disrupts sleep, causes headaches


January 21st, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, January 21 (ANI): Researchers from the US and Sweden have found in a study, funded by some of the worlds biggest phone makers, that radiations emitting from mobile phones cause headaches ... Read more...

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