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Flatworm may help battle eye diseases


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The planarian flatworm, which is able to recreate missing parts of its body, is being studied intensely by researchers who believe the worm could hold the ... Read more...

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Nazi surgical set withdrawn from auction


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A set of surgical tools once used by a Nazi war criminal was withdrawn a day ahead of its scheduled auction Saturday following phone and e-mail ... Read more...

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Controlling BP crucial for diabetics


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Middle-aged adults recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have some time to effect lifestyle changes to control their high blood pressure (BP).If they make such changes ... Read more...

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Toll in Uttar Pradesh accident 69, 23 yet to be identified


July 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) The toll in one of India's worst train accidents rose to 69 by the time search operations ended Monday in Uttar Pradesh, where 14 coaches ... Read more...

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Patients’ own stem cells could be used as treatment for their heart disease


November 18th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists are revolutionizing treatment of cardiovascular disease by using patients' own stem cells to regenerate heart and vascular tissue.Chief investigator Douglas Losordo, director of the Program in ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda linked Islamist group executes two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad


October 29th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): An Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group has executed two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad.According to the Daily Mail, Al Shahbab leader Sheik Mohamed Ibrahim sentenced the girls ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda linked Islamist group executes two teenage girls in Somalia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): An Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group has executed two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad.According to the Daily Mail, Al Shahbab leader Sheik Mohamed Ibrahim sentenced the girls ... Read more...

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Iranian Candy Thief Faces Amputation


October 19th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The law has proved to be particularly harsh in Iran once again. The local media in Tehran, the capital of Iran reported that a ... Read more...

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Minka Kelly: Sexiest Woman Alive 2010


October 13th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American actress Minka Kelly has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive for the year 2010. And this is quite an achievement for a girl who has ... Read more...

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Minka Kelly named ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by Esquire mag


October 12th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Actress Minka Kelly has been named Esquire magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive for 2010.In the November issue of the magazine, the 'Friday Night Lights' star talks about her transition ... Read more...

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Islamic court in Nigeria bans Twitter for debating on amputation


March 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): An Islamic court in Nigeria has banned the use of Twitter and Facebook websites for conducting debates on the use of amputations as a form of punishment.The ... Read more...

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Mirror therapy prevents phantom limb pains in patients undergoing amputation


January 21st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A study has found that a simple technique known as mirror therapy can effectively prevent phantom limb pains in patients undergoing amputation of an arm or leg.Dr. Steven ... Read more...

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Amputation may result in altered perception around hands


January 7th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that hand amputation might alter the spatial perception around our hands.The space within reach of our hands ... Read more...

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Prevention is the best way to reduce snakebite risk


January 1st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A researcher from Oxford University says taking precautions against snakebites can be the best way to reduce the resultant risk.Snakes bite nearly 5.5 million people every year and ... Read more...

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Ride-on lawnmowers land thousands of people in hospital every year


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Experts have revealed that ride-on lawnmowers are causing more accidents every year, landing thousands of people in hospital.According to the Journal of Safety Research, a survey conducted over ... Read more...

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Somali rebels ban musical ring tones, say they are unIslamic


November 5th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.5 (ANI): Hardline al Shabaab insurgents who seized the southern Somali port of Kismayu have banned "corrupt" musical ring tones.Al Shabaab, which America says is al Qaeda's proxy in Somalia, wants ... Read more...

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Barbaric Somalia Islamists publicly behead 7 for spying


July 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Islamist insurgents in Somalia have beheaded seven people for allegedly abandoning their Muslim faith and spying for the government. The public killings, which took place in Baidoa town, ... Read more...

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‘Barbaric’ Somalian Islamic radicals publicly chop off hands and legs of alleged thieves


June 26th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): In an appalling incident in the Somalian capital, Mogadishu, pro-Al Queda insurgents on Thursday used a machete to slice off a hand and a foot from each of ... Read more...

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Bone find in Britain shows evidence of early amputations in 19th century


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has determined that bones found at a former hospital in Worcestershire, UK, show evidence of early amputations and other medical research in the 19th ... Read more...

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Australian dad froze off ‘hated’ right leg


April 26th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 26 (DPA) An Australian father-of-three who had "hated" his right leg for 25 years told Sunday how he plunged it in a bucket of dry ice for six hours so ... Read more...

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Model dies of bacterial infection


January 25th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 25 (DPA) After having her hands and feet amputated, Brazil's top model Mariana Bridi, 20, died Saturday from a rampant bacterial infection and was buried the same day.An estimated ... Read more...

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Pre-diabetes, an epidemic that Indians need to be concerned about


January 13th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Dr. Vikas Ahluwalia New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Pre-diabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. Pre-diabetes has been ... Read more...

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Learn online how to care for the diabetic foot


July 17th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS): One of India's premier centres for diabetic foot research and treatment, the city-based M.V. Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Thursday launched a multi-level awareness campaign "Footcare ... Read more...

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Ultrasound pinpoints to deliver local anaesthetic in more precise, safe way


February 17th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): Australian doctors have pioneered a new technique through which all major operations like amputations and surgery in obese patients can be performed without using general anaesthesia.The new technique ... Read more...

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