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Estrogen treatment for breast cancer

August 19, 2009 12:34:54 pm

The findings could lead to a partial reversal in how metastatic breast cancer is currently treated using medicines to lower estrogen levels.

Cannabis chemicals may help fight prostate cancer

August 19, 2009 12:33:48 pm

Chemicals in cannabis have been found to stop prostate cancer cells,suggesting that cannabis-based medicines could one day help fight the disease.

Comfort foods offer no comfort in changing times

August 19, 2009 12:22:52 pm

Contrary to the belief that people tend to seek comfort foods at the time of stress,individuals actually try out new things at the time of change.

Popcorn may help keep heart disease,cancer at bay

August 19, 2009 10:58:29 am

Eating a bowl of popcorn while watching movies could give your health a boost,according to a new research.

Tobacco might produce vaccine for stomach virus

August 19, 2009 10:52:37 am

Tobacco plants might yield a cheap and easy-to-administer vaccine against a pesky stomach virus called norovirus,US researchers reported.

Natural born worriers tend to die earlier: Study

August 19, 2009 10:19:45 am

Men who are natural born worriers tend to die earlier than their relaxed peers,according to a study.

Five more labs to test swine flu samples in Delhi

August 18, 2009 1:48:53 pm

Delhi Government has identified five laboratories to test samples of people suspected to have contracted swine flu.

Malaysia terms swine flu outbreak as national health emergency

August 18, 2009 1:35:44 pm

With the death toll due to swine flu climbing steadily,Malaysia has termed the outbreak as a "national health emergency".

Gazing at pictures of cake,chocolates can help women fight flab

August 18, 2009 10:53:33 am

Contrary to popular opinion,pictures of tasty morsels can actually help strengthen self-control in weight.

Private hospitals reluctant to treat Swine Flu patients in Pune

August 18, 2009 10:29:52 am

A senior health official alleged that some of them were deliberately delaying taking in these patients for fear of infection.

Marriage can make women overweight: Study

August 17, 2009 3:24:07 pm

Marriage can make women pile on the pounds,according to a new study.

Men ‘spending more time in the kitchen’

August 17, 2009 12:30:11 pm

Men are spending more and more time in preparing meals – thanks to celebrity chefs who have given cookery a macho image.

Two more die of swine flu,death toll in Malaysia touches 64

August 17, 2009 12:20:38 pm

Two more persons died of swine flu in Malaysia taking the total number of people who have succumbed to H1N1 virus to 64.

Now,a sweeter broccoli to reduce heart diseases and cancer

August 17, 2009 11:19:40 am

Scientists claimed to have developed a new variety of broccoli tastes sweeter and has 40 per cent more anti-oxidants than the normal.

Three more flu deaths,nationwide toll mounts to 28

August 17, 2009 9:36:07 am

Three women,including two in Bangalore and one in Pune,died of swine flu raising the toll in the pandemic across the country to 28.

Scientists come closer to finding ‘off switch’ for cancer

August 13, 2009 5:42:13 pm

Scientists have identified a new mechanism that will help them move closer to finding an “off switch” for cancer.

Revolutionary new way could lead to early-detection of Alzheimer’s

August 13, 2009 5:38:33 pm

Researchers are pioneering a new way to track the effect of memory on brain structure – a development that could lead to an early-detection of Alzheimer's.

Vaishnodevi base camp on high alert over Swine flu

August 13, 2009 5:35:22 pm

With over 25,000 pilgrims thronging Vaishnodevi cave shrine daily,devotees are being screened to find out whether they are affected by swine flu virus.

Swine flu death toll rises to 11 in Gulf

August 13, 2009 5:35:04 pm

Two more swine flu deaths have been reported in the country,taking the death toll by the deadly disease to 11,health officials have said.

Swine Flu death toll rises to 51 in Malaysia

August 13, 2009 5:33:46 pm

Seven more people died of swine flu taking the death toll in Malaysia due to the deadly H1N1 virus to 51,a health official said on Thursday.

Good looks ‘don’t sell’

August 13, 2009 10:47:41 am

Young women do not like to buy their make-up from better looking and attractive saleswomen.

Depressed people less likely to crave for pleasure

August 13, 2009 10:38:50 am

People who suffer from a key symptom of depression,are less likely to pursue rewards if there is any need to put an effort,according to new study.

Recollect something pleasant to be happy

August 12, 2009 3:51:57 pm

Recollect something pleasant which happened the previous day to be happy,says a new study.

Insults ‘are better taken lying down’

August 12, 2009 1:25:01 pm

Wait till that person is lying down,for a new study claims that insults are better taken lying down.

Women spend one year and four months of their lives in tears

August 12, 2009 1:09:10 pm

An average woman spends the equivalent of one year and four months of her life crying,new research has shown.