BP Drug Shows Promise for Treating Parkinson's

Apr 20:  Felodipine, a prescribed drug to treat high blood pressure, has shown promise against Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and forms of dementia in studies carried out in mice and zebrafish at the University of Cambridge.

In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists have shown in mice…

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Every 3rd 40-plus Indian suffers from lack of sex drive

New Delhi Apr 18:  Every third person above 40 years in India suffers from lack of libido due to testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS), finds a study.

The study, conducted on 745 patients by a team of researchers from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, showed most commonly reported symptom by these patients…

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Teens desire to rebel may be used to make them give up junk food

Washington Apr 17:  Teenagers’ natural desire to rebel against authority could be tapped to drive them to replace junk food with healthier choices, a study has found.

Food marketing, designed to foster strong positive associations with junk food in kids’ minds and to drive overeating, is one of the biggest…

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Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

London Apr. 15 : Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat   University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients.

Among the first studies to be launched would be a surgical trial…

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