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Chinese woman held for smuggling deer genitals


August 13th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Chinese woman has been held in Russia while trying to smuggle dried deer genitals in her purse.Employees at the Blagoveshchensk-Heihe international passenger checkpoint in ... Read more...

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Indian plant extracts may help treat diabetes


July 4th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated some Indian and Australian medicinal plant extracts that could potentially help manage diabetes. Researchers from Australia's Swinburne University of Technology have investigated 12 ... Read more...

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Alternative medicines potentially unsafe: Expert


May 14th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) You should go slow if you depend too much on alternative medicines as there is no way of knowing whether they are really safe, suggests ... Read more...

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‘Sahaja Yoga fosters better health’


May 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Performing Sahaja Yoga induces 'mental silence,' which calms the mind, fosters better health and wellbeing, a new study says. Fifty-two percent of study respondents said that ... Read more...

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100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

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Yuvraj blames himself for delaying treatment


February 8th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in his lung, blamed himself for the delaying his ... Read more...

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Homeopathy meet to be held in Delhi next month


November 17th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) More than 2,500 doctors from 70 countries would come together here next month to discuss the latest developments in homeopathy and also chalk out plans ... Read more...

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‘Homoeopathy growing at 30 percent annually in India’


September 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Homoeopathy is growing at nearly 30 percent annually in India, but in spite of that it is a cottage industry, says a leading physician who ... Read more...

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Yoga, medication helps improve asthma symptoms in urban adolescents


April 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that meditation and yoga can be 'helpful' in improving asthma in urban adolescents.A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

City of lakes attracts thousands at National Forest Fair


December 27th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) You name a forest-related product and you will get it at the ongoing tenth National Forest Fair in the city of lakes.The fair, organised by the Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Alternative remedies can be fatal for children (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Using alternative remedies for children can be fatal, experts have warned.Parents can be misled into believing that treatments such as homeopathy are more 'natural', with fewer side-effects than ... Read more...

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Alternative remedies can be dangerous!


December 24th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Alternative remedies can be dangerous for children and could even lead to death.Parents are sometimes misguided into thinking that they are "more natural", with fewer side effects than ... Read more...

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Choice of colour impacts response to hypnotherapy


December 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study involving a colour test showed that people who choose positive colours were nine times more likely to respond to hypnotherapy than those who chose a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alternative therapies ‘could result in poor asthma control in kids’


December 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A fresh study from Universite de Montreal has suggested that approximately 13 percent of parents turn to alternative therapies to treat their children's asthma.The findings suggest that this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

84-yr-old adventurer set to cross Atlantic on raft made of plastic gas pipes


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): An 84-year-old adventurer, who walks with a stick, is preparing to cross the Atlantic on a raft made of plastic gas pipes with a crew of three.Anthony Smith, ... Read more...

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Freed to die, Lockerbie bomber prolonging life with help of ‘miracle cure’ drug


August 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.14 (ANI): The Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, was sent home to Libya from Scotland to die with just three months to live, but is now making regular trips to a ... Read more...

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World’s highest rate of lifestyle diseases is in Caribbean (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 5 (IANS) Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest rates of non-communicable and lifestyle diseases in the world and this has put an economic burden on the ... Read more...

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‘Trinidad and Tobago can develop ayurvedic medicine’


August 5th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 5 (IANS) Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest rates of non-communicable and lifestyle diseases in the world, and a place like Trinidad and Tobago has the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britain not to go ahead with ban on homeopathy


July 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Homeopathy will continue to be available on the National Health Service (NHS) despite an influential health committee condemning it as medically unproven, a British minister said. Health Minister ... Read more...

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Cancer Specialist Says Lockerbie Bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi Might Continue To Live For A Decade


July 6th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey London, United Kingdom, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi who was released from his prison term early after a cancer specialist said that the ... Read more...

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Bee sting can help treat arthritis


June 28th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Venom from bee stings can help treat and even prevent arthritis, a study has revealed. The research team from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil has found that ... Read more...

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Tai Chi gets thumbs-up for psychological health


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Tai Chi, a gentle martial art, is believed to cut down stress, anxiety and depression and enhance mood in both healthy and sick people. A systematic review of ... Read more...

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Homeopathy is witchcraft, according to Brit docs


May 16th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): The British Medical Association has likened homoeopathy to "witchcraft", and declared that the National Health Service should not pay for it.Denouncing the use of the alternative medicine, ... Read more...

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Homeopathy is witchcraft: British Medical Association


May 16th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Homeopathy is "witchcraft", the British Medical Association (BMA) has said, adding: "If people wish to pay for homoeopathy that's their choice but it shouldn't be paid for on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Transcendental Meditation helps in depression


April 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique may be an effective way to ease the symptoms of depression, according to two new studies. The studies, conducted at Charles Drew University in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lemon grass fights headaches


March 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Native lemon grass has the potential to relieve headaches and migranes, researchers say. Griffith University (GU) researchers Lyn Griffiths, Darren Grice and Kelly Rogers have proven that lemon grass ... Read more...

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Spiritual care can help healing process: Prince of Wales


February 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): Prince Charles has said spiritual care can help the healing process, and has called on healthcare providers to reintroduce patients to "mind, body and spirit" while aiding in their ... Read more...

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It’s official: the only way to lose weight is eat less or exercise more, or both


January 7th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Putting an end to the constant debate on weight loss, Sydney scientists have said that the only reliable way to shed extra pounds is to eat less or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doctoring the love sick with fluffy socks


January 1st, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Andreas Fauth Berlin, Jan 1 (DPA) Getting over a broken heart begins with a pair of wool socks at Elisabeth Stoffel-Laeufer's practice.Stoffel-Laeufer counsels people who have suffered a break-up in an old ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Wenger rejects placenta treatment will help van Persie’s miracle return


November 21st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed alternative medicine, and admitted that striker Robin van Persie will not make a miracle return at Sunderland today.Dutch striker van Persie ... Read more...

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Swine Flu scams flooding the Internet


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fake swine flu medicines and adverts are flooding the Internet. Things like air “sterilizers”, a photon machine, supplement pills to boost the immune system, even Protective shampoos ... Read more...

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Chronic rhinosinusitis patients going for alternative medicine


October 5th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): An increasing number of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), revealed a new study.In the ... Read more...

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New ‘biofactories’ produce rare healing substances in endangered Devil’s claw plant


August 17th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): A group of scientists has reported the development of new 'biofactories' which can produce rare healing substances in the endangered Devil's claw plant.The Devil's claw plant, which lies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Try natural scents to de-stress yourself


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Feeling stressed or fretful? Try savouring the scent of lemon, mango, lavender or other fragrant plants to calm yourself. Scientists in Japan are presenting the first scientific evidence that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Flowers’ smell really can soothe stress


July 23rd, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Wondering how to de-stress yourself? Well, then try savour the smell of flowers, lemon or mango, for a new study has revealed that inhaling certain fragrances alter gene ... Read more...

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