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Gandhi-preferred goat milk good for heart, health


May 19th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Nutrient-rich goat milk - much preferred by Mahatma Gandhi - is good for health, including prevention of heart disease.Goat milk's fat also reduces total cholesterol levels, ... Read more...

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Kids with low vitamin D levels more susceptible to anemia


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that low vitamin D levels in kids may cause anemia, a severe condition of which leads to damage of vital organs by depriving ... Read more...

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Babies born to obese mums at risk for iron deficiency


May 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has revealed that babies born to obese mothers are at risk for iron deficiency, which could affect infant brain development.In non-pregnant adults, obesity-related inflammation hinders ... Read more...

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EPO doping ‘can cut cerebral malaria related deaths’


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): EPO- the doping drug known from professional cycling- can significantly reduce cerebral malaria related deaths, according to the researchers at the University of Copenhagen.When more than 700,000 people ... Read more...

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Inadequate diet ‘can cause anemia in postmenopausal women’


March 25th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A new study indicates that inadequate nutrition is linked to a greater risk of anemia in postmenopausal women."This study suggests that inadequate nutrient intakes are a significant risk ... Read more...

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Acute anemia ups risk of silent strokes in kids


February 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that severely anemic kids, especially those with sickle cell disease, are at a higher risk of having silent strokes.One-quarter to one-third of children ... Read more...

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New find may offer protection against hepatitis C treatment-related anemia


January 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two functional variants in the inosine triphosphatase (ITPA) gene that protect patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) against anemia brought on by antiviral treatment.The ability ... Read more...

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Over 200 children have excessive lead levels in eastern China


January 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 200 children on Wednesday were found to have dangerous high levels of lead in their blood after tests in eastern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Pledges Bone Marrow For Marrow Donor Registry (India)


November 18th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 18, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Healthcare is a key focus area for Being Human: The Salman Khan Foundation.Being Human has joined hands with the Marrow Donor Registry (India)  to create awareness of ... Read more...

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Salman Khan to donate his bone marrow


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan has pledged to donate his bone marrow to spread awareness on stem cell donation.Khan urged people to donate their bone marrow to ... Read more...

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Salman pledges bone marrow to help patients


November 12th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan's philanthropic side is well known and now the actor has gone ahead and pledged his bone marrow to help people suffering from life-threatening ... Read more...

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Scientists turn human skin into blood!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood from adult human skin.The breakthrough could mean that in the foreseeable future people needing blood for surgery, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks central help to battle sickle cell


August 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has sought financial assistance from the central government to battle sickle cell anaemia that has gripped the 18-20 percent of the state's 20.08 million population, officials said ... Read more...

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Key step in body’s ability to make red blood cells found


August 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a key step in the creation of new red blood cells in an animal study.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that a tiny fragment ... Read more...

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Coroner: Brittany Murphy and husband Simon Monjack died of the same causes


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Monjack and Brittany Murphy died of the same causes, according to the Coroner's report that was released on Thursday.The report followed an autopsy ... Read more...

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Coroner States Simon Monjack Died of Pneumonia Just Like Brittany Murphy


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles coroner’s office has determined that Simon Monjack, British sceenwriter and husband to the late Brittany Murphy died of acute pneumonia, just like his ... Read more...

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Simon Monjack Death Similar To Brittany Murphy’s


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles coroner's office has revealed that Simon Monjack died under almost the same conditions as his wife Brittany Murphy. The cause of death of ... Read more...

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Early umbilical cord clamping may interrupt ‘nature’s first stem cell transplant’


May 25th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): The practice of clamping the umbilical cord just after birth should be delayed just a few minutes longer, urge researchers at the University of South Florida's Center of ... Read more...

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Late Brittany Murphy’s Husband, Simon Monjack, Dies Aged 39


May 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Just five months since his wife, Brittany Murphy’s death, the screenwriter, Simon Monjack, was discovered dead at his home in the Hollywood Hills ... Read more...

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Simon Monjack, husband of late actress Brittany Murphy, dead at 39


May 24th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Screenwriter Simon Monjack, the husband of the late actress Brittany Murphy, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday evening, law enforcement ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy death caused by pneumonia and drugs


February 5th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (DPA) A Los Angeles coroner ruled the death of actress Brittany Murphy to be accidental and caused by drug intoxication, pneumonia and iron deficiency anemia, People.com reported ... Read more...

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Coroner: Brittany Murphy’s death caused by pneumonia and drug intoxication


February 5th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO News) – Brittany Murphy's death was due to a combination of community acquired pneumonia, iron deficiency anemia and multiple drug intoxication, the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner ... Read more...

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Anaemia drug doesn’t benefit kidney disease patients


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that treatment with anaemia drug doesn't benefit kidney disease patients who are on dialysis.Darbepoetin alfa is one of a class of drugs ... Read more...

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Vacation can prove hazardous for dialysis patients


October 31st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): A new study has claimed that traveling is not advisable to dialysis patients as it can lead to infections, anemia, and other complications, which can impede their treatment.The ... Read more...

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Majority hospitalised in US for swine flu had other conditions


October 14th, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (DPA) The most complete tracking yet of patients hospitalised for swine flu shows that more than half had underlying medical conditions, the US Centres for Disease Control said Tuesday. Still, ... Read more...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized


September 25th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Various news reports that have surfaced recently, seem to suggest that the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has been admitted to the hospital, after certain ... Read more...

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A poignant tale of a brother who saved his sister’s life


September 17th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) In Tamil his name means carrier of fame. But what Pugazhendi, a one and a half year old boy actually carried to this world was a second life ... Read more...

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‘Molecular key’ to successful blood stem cell transplants identified


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at University of British Columbia have identified a 'molecular key' that has the potential to increase the success of blood stem cell transplants.Blood stem cell transplants are ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery reduces pregnancy complications for obese women


March 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev''s (BGU) Faculty of Health Sciences has suggested that obese women can reduce the risk of medical and ... Read more...

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Naturally-occuring protein may protect against heart attack injury


May 7th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study has found that thrombopoietin (TPO), a naturally occurring protein being developed as a pharmaceutical to boost platelet count in cancer patients during chemotherapy, may ... Read more...

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Domestic violence linked to chronic malnutrition in women, kids in India


April 24th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Indian women and children who are victims of domestic violence are most likely to suffer from chronic malnutrition, a new study by researchers at the Harvard School ... Read more...

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Delayed umbilical cord clamping boosts babies blood iron counts, but raises jaundice risk


April 16th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Waiting a few minutes before clamping the umbilical cord after birth could boost iron stores in the babys blood. However, delayed clamping could increase the infants risk ... Read more...

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Sickle cell disease patients may benefit from anticancer drugs


December 7th, 2007 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 7 (ANI): Anticancer drugs lenalidomide and pomalidomide appear to have a quality that may be beneficial for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), according to a study.Sickle cell disease ... Read more...

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