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Cranberry Juice may help in kids’ bladder infections


September 10th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have amazingly discovered that the juice from cranberries has elements that reduce the risk of the infections of the urinary track. The cranberry juice that ... Read more...

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New tactic to disarm superbugs


August 24th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 24 (IANS) A new tactic to disarm harmful bacteria may permit the body's immune system to destroy them, rather than use drugs to kill them.Christian Baron, professor of ... Read more...

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Giving babies antibiotics could make them obese later


August 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Babies given antibiotics before they were six months were more likely to be overweight by the age of three, a British study has found.A study of ... Read more...

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Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes


August 20th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.A team ... Read more...

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Woman kills self over skin condition


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 31-year-old British woman, who was plagued by a skin condition that caused her face to redden, went into depression that caused her to jump to ... Read more...

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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...

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China to adjust anti-dumping duties on Indian antibiotics


August 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) China has announced it will adjust its anti-dumping duties on sulfamethoxazole (SMZ), an antibiotic imported from India, from Friday onwards.The decision was taken following a one-year ... Read more...

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Britain’s worst whooping cough outbreak: Five babies die


July 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) In what is being termed as Britain's biggest whooping cough outbreak in 20 years, at least five babies have died and nearly 2,000 cases have been ... Read more...

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Slovenia aims to double bilateral trade with India


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Slovenia wants to double its bilateral trade with India in the next three years, the central European country's envoy said Tuesday."We are aiming to double our ... Read more...

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Doctors save dog Daisy’s life after she swallows a 2-inch needle


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veterinary experts have saved the life of a dog who swallowed a two-inch (5cm) needle after finding it on her owner's carpet. After noticing that her ... Read more...

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Former FIFA president Havelange admitted to ICU


April 10th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 10 (IANS) Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has been admitted to an intensive care unit with heart and breathing problems.This comes three weeks after the 95-year-old ... Read more...

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Disarming bugs can combat antibiotic resistance


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Disarming harmful bugs could be a better way to combat antibiotic resistance than by killing them, says a new study. Research led by Monash University in ... Read more...

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Over cleanliness could wreck immune system!


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Evidence is growing that dirt and germs protect against disease -- and that our indoor-based, ultra-clean lifestyles are bad for our health.It is said that without ... Read more...

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Beware! Pain killers could spike your BP


March 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 21 (IANS) Beware of painkillers - they could be spiking your blood pressure (BP) levels even without doctors suspecting the actual cause, a study reveals.Many common over-the-counter ... Read more...

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Antibiotics alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) An antibiotic prescribed to teenagers for acne is to be tested as a treatment to alleviate the symptoms of psychosis in patients with schizophrenia, The Independent ... Read more...

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Falak coping well, could be out of ICU soon


March 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Falak, a two-year-old baby admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with grievous injuries in January, is doing well and may be ... Read more...

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Falak responding to treatment, still critical: Doctor


February 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for over 40 days, two-year-old battered baby Falak is showing good signs of ... Read more...

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Dangerous new superbug targets young and healthy


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) A dangerous and under-recognized superbug is targeting the young and healthy in the US, being a much more potent variant of a common bacterium known as ... Read more...

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Amitabh likely to undergo another surgery?


February 17th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is still in pain. Within a week of undergoing two abdominal surgeries, the megastar is likely to go under the knife for his ... Read more...

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Falak critical but infection under control: Doctors


February 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, continues to remain critical and on ... Read more...

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Zinc-antibiotic saves kids with pneumonia


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 8 (IANS) Respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, are the biggest killers of children under five years old. But standard antibiotic therapy, given to children with zinc, improved ... Read more...

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Munni is Falak’s mother, wants her custody


February 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Confirming that Munni is Falak's biological mother, Delhi Police said Tuesday she wants the battered baby's custody, but this will be decided by a child ... Read more...

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30 percent chance Falak will remain vegetative: Doctors


February 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Doctors at AIIMS who have been treating baby Falak for over two weeks said Tuesday there is a 30-40 percent chance that the battered two-year-old ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Battling for survival for over two weeks at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old battered baby Falak continued to be critical ... Read more...

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Baby Falak back on ventilator support


February 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being battered by a teenage girl, has been put back on ventilator as she developed breathing ... Read more...

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Baby Falak taken off ventilator, improvement in health (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being cruelly beaten and bitten by a teenage girl, has been taken off the ventilator and ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating bug spreads in Britain


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A flesh-eating form of pneumonia that is easily passed between healthy people on public transport is spreading across Britain, the Daily Mail reported.The deadly strain of ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical, another woman held (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old baby Falak continued to be critical Thursday, as police made their ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Abandoned at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old battered baby Falak continued to be critical Thursday, a doctor said. She is ... Read more...

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Baby Falak’s chances of survival bleak: Doctor


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The chances of two-year-old Falak surviving are bleak, a doctor closely monitoring the condition of the battered baby at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, battles for life (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), two-year-old baby Falak continued to be critical Wednesday, with doctors diagnosing blood infection ... Read more...

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Baby Falak very critical: Doctor


February 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), two-year old baby Falak continued to be stable but in a critical condition ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, next 48 hours till Thursday crucial (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, battered baby Falak continues to be in a critical condition, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Anna reaches Delhi for medical check-up


January 29th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare reached the national capital Sunday for a medical check-up at the Medanta hospital, a senior doctor said."He (Anna Hazare) has complained ... Read more...

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Anna to be admitted to Gurgaon hospital


January 28th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Suffering from ill health, activist Anna Hazare will be brought to the national capital Sunday and admitted to Medanta Hospital in suburban Gurgaon in ... Read more...

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