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Vitamin C reverses pre eclampsia
...thstanding, British researchers have added another feather
to the vitamin’s cap!! It is now said that vitamin C reverses pre eclampsia in pregnant women. Pre eclampsia is one of the leading contributors to complications in childbirth and in late stages of pregnancy. This can lead onto eclampsia which, when l...
Good News For Cataract Patients
...tes to perform. "This is a major milestone and a feather
in India's cap. Agarwal's technique is a trendsetter and marks a new era in cataract surgery," said prominent doctor Bakshi. There are 10 to 12 million cases of blindness in India every year. Of these, a whopping eight million are due to cataract, s...
Fungal spores in the pillows can trigger an asthma attack
...searchers collected samples from 5 synthetic and 5 feather
pillows and compared their fungal load. Researcher... species was more in synthetic pillows compared to feather
pillows. Researchers found a diverse species of fungus in the pillows, which ranged from bread and v...
Besides keeping you awake for exams coffee boosts memory as well!
There is another feather
in the coffee cap proposed by a study by Florian Koppelstatter, University Hospital Innsbruck & colleagues which says that drinking a cup of coffee with 100 mg caffeine can boost short-term memory.// The sample and procedure for the study involved 1...
Love And Drug Addiction Share The Same Chemistry
...y also highlights the fact that ‘Birds of the same feather
flock together’. In other words people tend to look for mates with similar features to themselves. "It might look like we are all after the perfect partner to wine and dine but underneath, our animal instincts are seeking out an ideal mate to share...
Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly
Here is another feather
in the crown of physical exercisers. A new study in older adults finds that regular exercise may speed up the wound-healing process by as much as 25 percent//. The faster that a wound heals, the less chance it will become infected. The results ap...
Diseased Parakeets in Exhibit in Zoo
...ed that the virus which causes psittacine beak and feather
disease could pose a threat to family pets. The ai...can attack a bird's immune system causing abnormal feather
growth and beak deformities. No known cure exists for the disease. So far five parakeets of the Bi...
Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, hits the market
... named Gardasil, has// made it to the market. A feather
in the cap of Professor Frazer, a scientist in Queens land and the brain behind this vaccine, who has relentlessly worked on this working on it since 1990, is all set to administer the inaugural shot. This vaccine is powerful in containing the spread...
Show me your pet, and I’ll tell you, who you are
...en's Hospital Medical Centre. Truly, birds of a feather
Another Feather in the (Folic) Cap - Folic Acid Foils Hearing Loss
...d heart disease. Now, there appears to be one more feather
in the folic cap, a Dutch study has shown. Folic acid may actually reduce low frequency hearing loss, researchers said. The idea to combine folic acid in flour in the United States may actually help in slowing hearing loss. The study analyzed 728 D...
Chandigarh to Become India's First Smoke-free City
...s not enough, Chandigarh is all set to add another feather
to its cap - it will become the first smoke-free city in the country. The Chandigarh administration is working to get the city declared smoke free by July 1. The joint capital of Punjab and Haryana will have designated smoking areas at all publi...
UP Plans to Plant Ten Million Saplings on a Single Day
...orest Officer S.P. Yadav says the record will be a feather
in the cap for the department. "Agra particularly needs to take a more active interest in afforestation efforts," he added. The target for Lucknow division is one million saplings; for Faizabad division 1.3 million and for Meerut division 557,000 s...