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Meet Aiko: Born American But Sent to Concentration Camp as Trade Off for PoWs

A Japanese origin scholar born in the United States but sent to war camps along with 120,000 Japanese during World War Two has donated some of her valuable possession of records and writings about life in these camps to University of California Los Angeles campus. Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was born an American citizen in Sacramento and grew up in Los Angeles ...

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Peanut Allergy? Oral Immunotherapy Safe, Effective, says Study

For peanut allergy, oral immunotherapy (OIT) is safe and equally effective as it suppresses allergic immune responses to peanut in children, said a study. The OIT treatment of peanut allergy consists of eating small amount of peanut protein daily and increasing it gradually. As some studies have already shown that peanut OIT in older children can provide protection against potentially ...

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Rosemary Oil Enhances Brain’s Memory Power: Study

Rosemary essential oil and its aroma could help improve memory power of the brain in elderly people, according to a new study by Lauren Bussey of Northumbria University. This finding reiterates similar study by Japanese reerchers last year on rosemary’s effective therapeutic powers for an aging brain. In the new study, prospective memory, involving the ability to remember events and ...

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Antibiotics Affect Brain, Cause Confusion, Hallucinations: Indian-Origin Neurologist

Indian-origin American researcher has found that antibiotics affect delirium in brain and cause confusion to brain function and leads to hallucinations and agitative mindset. “Delirium is a common and costly complication of hospitalization. Although medications are a known cause of delirium, antibiotics are an underrecognized class of medications associated with delirium,” said researchers in their article. They reviewed the clinical, ...

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6 Indian-Origin US Scientists to be Honoured by Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has named six Indian-origin among 106 young researchers for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest such honour for early career achievers. They will receive the awards later at a ceremony in the White House. “We congratulate these accomplished individuals and encourage them to continue to serve as an example of ...

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Pathogens in Otzi, the Iceman, Similar to Modern Human, Say Surprised Scientists

Remember the Copper Age man Otzi, found in a mummified form in a glacier in 1991 and becoming a key study point for scientists around the world? Now scientists found pathogens in his stomach with Helicobacter pylori bacterium, which is present even to this day in humans. A global team of scientists working with paleopathologist Albert Zink and microbiologist Frank ...

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Here is How Exercise Keeps Diabetes Away

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There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. A new study has revealed that, people who are with increase risk of type 2 diabetes need to workout more than others to keep diabetes at bay. The cause of type 2 diabetes is linked to both genetics and lifestyle. If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, then ...

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