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Antidepressants linked to increased risks of bleeding after surgery

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:54

SSRIs have been associated with increased risk of bleeding, transfusion, hospital readmission and mortality when taken around the time of surgery.

`Brain pacemaker` may help alleviate Parkinson`s symptoms

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 19:53

In a breakthrough, scientists have successfully discovered how to identify abnormal brain rhythms associated with Parkinson`s, paving way for gen-next therapeutic devices for the disease.

Light in womb necessary for healthy eyes: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 15:51

Scientists have discovered that light passing through the body and into the womb has an important role to play in the development of eyes.

Hope for dementia patients

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 19:53

A protein deficiency may cause the early onset of dementia, researchers have found.

Lack of sleep can make vaccines less effective: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 17:16

A good night`s sleep of at least six hours is not only essential for your health but also for vaccines to take effect, according to a new study.

`Functional cure` for AIDS down the pipeline

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 18:09

New studies have given researchers renewed hope that a cure for AIDS may be possible.

Parkinson’s drug decreases impulsive tendency

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:15

A medication approved for treatment of Parkinson’s disease significantly decreased impulsivity in healthy adults by raising levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the frontal cortex of the brain.

Dust from homes with dogs prevents asthma infection

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 15:15

Scientists have found that dust from homes with dogs appears to protect against an infection with a common respiratory virus linked to the childhood asthma.

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