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Beyonce parts ways with Kim Kardashian


September 4th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that Beyonce and Kim Kardashian are no longer friends. Despite Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend being the best of friends with Beyonce’s husband, it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New approach for treating urinary tract infections


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have worked out an effective new approach to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) by dumping antibiotics.It involves so-called FimH antagonists, which are non-antibiotic compounds and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Attacks aimed at diverting attention from Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal (Lead)


October 19th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said here Wednesday that the attacks on the socical activist and his associates were aimed at diverting attention from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Three Musketeers’ to be remade in Hindi?


September 15th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Author Alexandre Dumas' popular novel "Three Musketeers" is likely to be turned into a film in Hindi.PVR Pictures is said to be in talks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Meherjaan’ a 3-nation film about women


January 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) A Bangladeshi woman director is shortly making her debut with "Meherjaan", casting stars from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to portray on screen a woman's perspective about the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Anti-growth’ hormone could reverse signs of aging


December 24th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a compound that acts opposite to a growth hormone could reverse the process of aging.Saint Louis University researcher John E. Morley and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Small molecule may deactivate enemy of cancer-fighting p53


December 8th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists are conducting a pioneering clinical trial to test the effectiveness in leukemia of a small molecule that shuts down MDM2, a protein that can disable the well-known ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drugs rescue fruit flies from Alzheimer’s


July 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Researchers have successfully prevented age-related cognitive decline in fruit flies with Alzheimer's gene mutation by treating them with drugs such as lithium, or by genetic manipulations that reduced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists identify link between obesity, salt-sensitivity, BP


June 18th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified one way in which obese people become susceptible to salt sensitivity and hypertension.Medical College of Georgia researchers documented a chain of events in which excess ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon lobby blocked deal at Copenhagen: NGO


March 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The global carbon lobby, using an array of false arguments effectively ensured no real progress was made at Copenhagen last year, said a report released Wednesday. The report ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Breakthrough helps develop novel painkillers


February 11th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) A breakthrough has opened the door for the development of a new category of painkillers which may be effective in treating pain related to a number of conditions ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Killing unarmed citizens is no jihad, says Qazi Hussain Ahmed


February 10th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): Former Jamait-e-Islami chief and founder of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (United Council of Action ) Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said killing of innocent non-combatant citizens is not jihad. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New biomarker may help doctors tailor treatment for arthritis patients


January 30th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Scientists from Hospital for Special Surgery and University of Southern California have identified a biomaker that may help personalise rheumatoid arthritis treatment for patients.While tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-antagonist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Target to inhibit HIV infectivity identified


January 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A new agent, called surfen, can work as wonder to inhibit the infectivity of HIV, scientists the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found.Surfen impairs the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Switching off hunger hormone may help curb urge to drink


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that switching off the hormone that influences the desire to eat can also help control the urge to drink.According to Jerlhag et al. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do away with alcoholism, switch off hunger hormone


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Drinking problems can be controlled by switching off a hormone that induces appetite and alcohol consumption, reserach says. A new study, carried out by scientist Jerlhag and his colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

All Hell Breaks Loose At Yankees Stadium


September 16th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey All hell broke loose at the Yankees dugout on their Tuesdays match against the Toronto Blue Jays that witnessed the former losing 10-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays. The loss ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists give evolutionary explanation for fertility problems


September 9th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): While environmentalists blame pollution and psychiatrists people's stressful lifestyles for fertility problems in about 10 per cent of all couples hoping for a baby, Tel Aviv University researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monkeys, humans recognise faces the same way


July 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Rhesus monkeys and humans recognise faces the same way, according to the latest research. The study provides insight into the evolution of the critical human social skill of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monkeys, humans use common brain mechanism to recognize faces


June 26th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have shown for the first time that rhesus monkeys and humans share a specific perceptual mechanism, configural perception, for discriminating among the numerous faces they encounter daily. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aishwarya has a ’super-busy’ shoot schedule ahead


March 22nd, 2009 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai sure has a crowded year ahead, having signed movies with filmmakers Vishal Bhardwaj, Rituparno Ghosh, Abhinay Deo and Vipul Shah. And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Use of popular inhalers increases pneumonia risk


February 11th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. It can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and other symptoms.Wake Forest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-term use of popular inhalers ups pneumonia risk for COPD patients


February 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A popular class of anti-inflammatory inhalers, if used for a long time, could significantly increases the risk of pneumonia in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Former Thai premier Thaksin’’s brother-in-law elected as countrys new PM


September 17th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok , Sept 17 (ANI): In what is being described as a blow to former Thailand premier Thaksin Shinawatras antagonists, his brother-in-law Somchai Wongsawat has been successfully elected as the country's ... Read more...

Posted in National, Politics, Thailand |

Possible link between different forms of epilepsy uncovered


June 17th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Researchers in the US have identified what may be the first known common denominator between different forms of epilepsy.Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientists say that this denominator underlying ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Drugs known to worsen asthma symptoms may indeed be beneficial


April 10th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A scientist from the University of Huston (UH) has shown that drugs known to worsen asthma symptoms can actually help patients breathe easier in the long run.Richard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High blood pressure medication offers reduced Parkinson’s risk


February 7th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Calcium channel blockers that are used to treat high blood pressure may cut the risk of Parkinsons disease as well, say researchers.The researchers say that their findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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