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Archive for June 23rd, 2010

Smaller penis in Indian men leads condom failure; higher HIV infection risk

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 22:14

Comparatively smaller size of penis in Indian men lead to higher rate of condom failure increasing the risk of more HIV infections and chances of more unwanted pregnancies, experts said.

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Caterpillar fungus Himalayan Viagra no remedy for men’s impotence, say studies

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 22:11

Caterpillar fungus, a much sought-after fungus found in the the Tibetan plateau attributed with miracle powers to boost sexual desire and cure impotency, has been found having no effective remedy for men's erectile dysfunction.

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Blood test to detect AIDS virus shortly after infection Architect HIV Ag/Ab gets approval in US

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 22:06

Architect HIV Ag/Ab blood test to detect HIV as soon as a person gets infection from the AIDS causing virus is now available for sale.

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Indian researchers from NCBS offer drug leads to reverse defects of autism, mental retardation

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 15:56

Indian researchers have identified certain methods to reverse defects in the brain that could lead to behavioural disorders like autism and mental retardation.

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Newborn’s inverted heart chambers defect corrected at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 7:43

An open heart surgery in a newborn infant to correct a rare defect in which the left and right chambers of the heart found inverted in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.

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Tamil Nadu allows ayurveda, siddha, unani practioners to prescribe modern medicine

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 6:39

Now qualified practitioners in the traditional Indian medical systems such as ayurveda, siddha and unani can prescribe allopathic medicines as well in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Cadila Healthcare’s pill Zyog1 to target both diabetes and obesity goes on human testing

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 6:29

A new class of drug developed in India that can fight both diabetes as well as obesity in one go has been put for human testing.

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