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First study on ‘use of embryonic stem cells in humans’

January 23, 2009 12:28:44 pm

A team at a US biotech company is to start the world's first study of a treatment for spinal cord injuries based on them.

Study confirms link between social rejection and aggression

January 22, 2009 3:56:22 pm

People who feel socially rejected are more likely to see others' actions as hostile and are more likely to behave in hurtful ways towards others.

Trusting journalists can give your health a boost!

January 22, 2009 3:23:59 pm

We're not saying that,that is the result of a study of people from 29 Asian countries,saying that individuals who trust mass media are healthier.

Women suffer more nightmares than men: Study

January 22, 2009 3:23:22 pm

According to the study females find it harder to switch off their emotions at the end of the day,hence they get more nightmares.

‘Magic pill’ for those fighting battle of bulge

January 22, 2009 1:34:41 pm

There is a ray of hope for those fighting the battle of the bulge,with a 'magic pill' that stops the body from absorbing some of the fat in food set to go on sale.

Loss of libido hits postmenopausal women’s quality of life

January 22, 2009 11:44:51 am

Postmenopausal women with low levels of sexual desire are likely to be depressed and to suffer physical symptoms such as back pain and memory problems.

Steroids to wheezing kids not a good idea: Studies

January 22, 2009 10:55:29 am

Giving steroids to children who are wheezing because of viral or other infections does not help,researchers reported.

US obesity epidemic shows perils to health reform

February 23, 2015 8:10:03 pm

The health insurance policies of the US are bearing the brunt from the obesity epidemic that is spreading across the country.

Cleaner air equals longer lives: Study

January 22, 2009 10:41:58 am

Dramatic improvements in US air quality over the last two decades have added 21 weeks to the life of the average American.

Kolkata takes the lead in preserving umbilical cord blood

January 21, 2009 3:32:20 pm

Umbilical cord blood is the richest source of adult stem cells which is collected,processed and cryogenically stored for future use to treat life-threatening diseases.

Physical activity in school helps even with no weight loss

January 21, 2009 3:19:15 pm

School-based physical activity have positive outcomes despite having little effect on children’s weight or the amount of exercise they do outside of school.

Abnormal heart function reduces exercise capacity

January 21, 2009 2:27:47 pm

The researchers conducted a study to examine the relationship between left ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity.

Drinking in pregnancy’s initial stage ’causes’ premature birth

January 21, 2009 2:08:54 pm

Drinking as little as five goblets of wine a week in the first three months of pregnancy can raise the risk of a premature birth even if you stop later.

A credit card-sized tool to diagnose malaria

January 21, 2009 1:56:21 pm

The novel tool is so small that it can be easily slipped into a wallet,and can work even when taken out months later.

Lottery doesn’t guarantee long-term wealth or good health

January 21, 2009 12:35:14 pm

If you believe that winning a lottery would ensure financial comfort and good health,you need to think again,for a new study has found the contrary.

Gene breakthrough to pave way for nicotine-free cigarette

January 21, 2009 12:13:44 pm

Scientists have made a gene-related breakthrough which they claim could soon pave the way for nicotine-free cigarettes.

Negative results of clinical trials don’t always get published

February 24, 2015 2:19:11 pm

Trials showing a positive treatment or with striking findings easily make it to scientific journals,not so for those with negative findings.

Supplements help prevent muscle wasting: Study

January 21, 2009 10:56:42 am

Children in Niger who got a daily nutritional supplement for three months were less likely to have muscles eaten away by ‘wasting syndrome’.

Needles,not technique,may be acupuncture key

February 24, 2015 12:46:18 pm

Acupuncture prevents headaches and migraines but faked treatments when needles are incorrectly inserted appear to work nearly as well.

Relaxation ‘helps in maintaining weight’

January 20, 2009 2:33:24 pm

Obese women have a better chance of maintaining a healthy weight if they incorporate a little relaxation into their lifestyle.

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