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Stomach hormone can slow down Parkinson's disease
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Ghrelin, a hormone produced in the stomach, may be used to slow down onset of Parkinson's disease, a new study reveals.

Friday, November 27, 2009 3:25:44 PM

People more stressed during holidays
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) As the economic crisis continues, many people may feel more stress and anxiety during holidays.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:48:19 PM

Little girls worry about being fat, unmoved by images of beauty
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Preschool girls may worry about being fat, but they seem to be unmoved by watching skinny beauties in animated movies.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:31:09 PM

44.1 million Americans will become diabetic by 2034
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The number of Americans living with diabetes will nearly double, from 23.7 million in 2009 to 44.1 million in 2034, say researchers.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:26:47 PM

Stem cells show promise in healing newborns' lungs
Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Stem cells can protect and repair the lungs of newborns, says a study that conducted clinical trials in rats.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:19:15 PM

Scientists explain why breathing carbon dioxide triggers panic attack
Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Breathing in carbon dioxide is known to trigger panic attacks. Now scientists have unravelled why.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:18:19 PM

Eat well to boost immunity, don't pop vitamins
Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Eating food rich in nutrients is more than enough to boost your immunity against colds and flu instead of just popping too many vitamins, says a new study.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:02:23 PM

Bird song recordings to size-up their populations
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Ecologists have worked out a way of using bird song recordings to measure the size of bird populations.

Friday, November 27, 2009 2:01:38 PM

New technology to identify compounds that triggers heart failure
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) A breakthrough will help identify compounds implicated in heart failure more rapidly, says a new study.

Friday, November 27, 2009 1:53:15 PM

Beware of free e-sample prescription drugs
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) When you are searching the net to learn about your asthma or high cholesterol, odds are you'll be directed to a pharma company-sponsored webpage. There you'll often find an offer for a free sample. It's a good idea not to try the sample, according to research.

Friday, November 27, 2009 1:47:13 PM

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