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Archive for April 21st, 2009

Fibre-rich food can activate anti-cancer substance PR109A in the body

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 20:49

  Fibre works with intestinal bacteria to activate cancer-killing receptor PR109A

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Tetravalent dengue vaccine from Sanofi extends human studies in Asia

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 20:43

World's first dengue vaccine extends human studies in Asia Sanofi Pasteur’s tetravalent vaccine –effective against all the 4 types of dengue virus -will hit markets by 2015 First vaccine against dengue fever developed by Sanofi Pasteur will now be testing in children from Vietnam and Singapore. Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine division of France’s ...

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Indian pharma industry sales up 18 % despite recession and slowdown in March 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 17:30

Indian pharma industry shakes off slowdown blues; retail sales up by 18 %.

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Less sleep raises cancer risk

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 17:14

  Women who slept less than 7 hours a night were found 47% more prone to cancer.

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Diets high in salt, fat lead to 1/3rd of heart attacks

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 13:47

  Having lots of fruits and vegetables with less fried food and red meat and salty diets means less heart attack risk. 

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Omega-3 can prevent prostate cancer: Studies

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 13:20

  Fish oils, flaxseed oils and other omega-3s can help preventing prostate cancer, according to studies.

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Caffeine – A herbal remedy to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:31

  Caffeine and a few other herbal stimulants looked at as existing ADHD treatments like Retalin and Adderall pose troubling side-effects

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