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Nuts during pregnancy can reduce asthma risk for kids


August 30th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A new research has suggested eating nuts during pregnancy could reduce the risk of children developing asthma.Contrary to common opinion, eating nuts during pregnancy is not ... Read more...

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After SMSes, Tamil Nadu women see red in mehendi


August 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Rumour mills are working overtime these days on mobile phones and social media. They are targeting women in some parts of Tamil Nadu to make them ... Read more...

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‘Allergies linked to lower risk of brain tumours’


August 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Allergies may be linked to lower risk of brain tumours known as gliomas, especially among women, suggests a new US research.It also bolsters scientists' belief that ... Read more...

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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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I am not anorexic: Miley Cyrus


April 9th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus has fired back at false reports that claims she is starving herself to stay thin saying she has "gluten and lactose ... Read more...

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Mamata decries ‘growing tendency’ to attack her personally


March 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday witnessed noisy scenes over a bill that seeks to restructure the state medical council, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accusing ... Read more...

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Mobster released in Italy due to beans allergy


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 24 (IANS/AKI) A mobster was released from jail in Italy because the prison served too many beans on its menu and he suffered from allergy to the legumes.Michele ... Read more...

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Encounter with bugs gears infants against allergies


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Infants who encounter a wide range of bacteria are less at risk of developing allergies later in life."In our study of over 400 children, we observed ... Read more...

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Free toys of dust mites by easy methods


October 18th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Dust mites on soft toys which can cause asthma among children, can be effectively removed by freezing, hot tumble drying or washing with eucalyptus oil and ... Read more...

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Kerala nun’s death: Police question 50 people


August 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) More than 50 people were questioned in Kerala in connection with the death of a nun in a water tank at a convent where she resided ... Read more...

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Dawson allergy troubles!


June 26th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Actress Rosario Dawson was well medicated on the set of her new movie "The Zookeeper" because she is severely allergic to animals.The "Sin City" star plays ... Read more...

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Obsession with cleanliness ‘could be making people depressed’


April 20th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that a growing obsession with cleanliness could be making people depressed.They believe that eliminating bacteria and viruses has actually made our immune systems weaker, and ... Read more...

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Vaccine for cat allergies is in the pipeline


April 7th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are working to come out with a new vaccine that could take away cat allergies. Researchers who worked on the new vaccine say the product ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles could offer relief from rashes


April 4th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Nanoparticles, so tiny that 2,000 would fit across the thickness of a human hair, could prevent the itchy, red rash millions suffer because of allergy to ... Read more...

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1 in 100 men may have an allergy to their own semen


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Dutch researchers have discovered that men who have post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) may be allergic to their own semen.According to health24.com, some medical researchers believe 1 in 100 ... Read more...

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First-born kids ‘more likely to suffer from allergies’


March 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
First-born kids 'more likely to suffer from allergies'London, Mar 29 (ANI): First-born children are more likely to suffer from allergies than their younger brothers and sisters, Japanese scientists have found.The researchers discovered ... Read more...

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Here’s how E. coli bacterium causes illness


March 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has explained how the O157:H7 strain of Escherichia coli causes infection and thrives by manipulating the host immune response.Scientists at the National Institute of ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell admits she was an ‘active addict’ during her twenties


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 02 (ANI): In an interview, supermodel Naomi Campbell has confessed that she used drink and drugs to "numb" the suffering that followed her sudden rise to fame.The London-born lass ... Read more...

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Cocaine use had negative impact on Naomi Campbell


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell admits experimenting with cocaine in her 20s, but says the use of the drug had a negative impact on her life."It rips your world ... Read more...

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Publix ice cream recall due to an unlisted ingredient


February 1st, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several tons of Publix branded ice creams have been recalled. The recall affects the “Premium Light Tiramisu" flavor.The recall which was announced by The Georgia Department ... Read more...

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Asthma patients have garden mould growing in lungs


December 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) A common garden mould that causes an allergic reaction in asthmatics actually grows in many patients' lungs. The discovery was made during research into the impact of the ... Read more...

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New guidelines to aid food allergies diagnosis released


December 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Food allergies are one of the biggest challenges today. But they are often hard for doctors to diagnose, and are even harder for parents to manage.That is ... Read more...

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Instructions on over-the-counter medicines for kids found to be ‘confusing’


December 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that instructions on boxes and bottles of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for children in the United States are confusing and hard for parents to ... Read more...

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I don’t want my sons to see me like this: Hrithik


November 25th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan, who was hospitalised for an allergic reaction to an antibiotic medicine, has returned home but has not allowed his sons to see ... Read more...

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Ant bite nearly kills man


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) A man nearly died after he was bitten by an ant in Australia's Victoria state.The 75-year-old man was in a critical condition after he was bitten by ... Read more...

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Woman divorces husband for refusing to take bath


October 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 12 (IANS) A newly-married woman in Egypt was granted divorce after she complained that her husband was refusing to take bath for a month.Gulf News reported Tuesday that the woman ... Read more...

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Kids with chronic illness, disability vulnerable to bullying


October 8th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adolescent students with a disability or chronic illness are more likely to be victims of bullying from their peers at school.French and ... Read more...

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Asha Parekh Wants Kareena To Play Her Role In ‘Teesri Manzil’ Remake


September 7th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood actress Asha Parekh got nostalgic at the screening of her hit film "Teesri Manzil', which was released in 1966. On Saturday, Radio Mirchi organized ... Read more...

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Kareena fit for my role in ‘Teesri Manzil’ if film remade: Asha Parekh


September 5th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Veteran actress Asha Parekh walked down memory lane Saturday as she recalled her blockbuster film "Teesri Manzil" and said if the film is remade today, actress Kareena ... Read more...

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Allergies ‘may not be cause of asthma’


August 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research in Western Australia has questioned the long-held belief that allergies cause asthma in children.The study, conducted at Perth's Princess Margaret Hospital, suggests that cell abnormalities ... Read more...

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Low-fibre diets lack in allergy preventing bacteria


August 10th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): A new study showed that diets lacking in fibre also lack in bacteria that are good for us.According to the New Scientist, Paolo Lionetti of the University of ... Read more...

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Probiotic use in mums cuts incidence of eczema in babies by 40pc


July 21st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study showed that mothers who drank milk with a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy were able to cut the incidence of eczema in their babies ... Read more...

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Subtle mutations in immune gene may increase asthma risk


July 1st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A gene responsible for determining whether certain immune cells live or die shows subtle differences in some people with asthma, as per a new study.The gene encodes a ... Read more...

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Exercise ’causes asthma in athletes’


June 27th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Experts have discovered that over half of athletes suffer from asthma caused by exercise.According to the figures, the rates are nearly seven times higher than in the ... Read more...

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Yoghurt could be the answer to curing hayfever


June 17th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): British scientists are testing a yoghurt drink that could provide a cure for millions of hayfever sufferers.In previous studies, it has already been established that probiotic yoghurt drinks ... Read more...

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